Educational sessions at the annual conference offer professional development, focusing on workable solutions through current and timely topics. Targeting a broad audience, sessions address innovative, thought/discussion provoking, evidence based, trends, tools, and best practices. Connecting professional experience and collective understanding, these sessions aim to provide attendees the opportunity to gain practical skills and useful resources.

Join us for new learning formats, timely topics and quality content. Below is a list of breakout and general sessions. Need more detail? Watch the website for dates, times, speakers and late breaking sessions. Please note, sessions and speakers are subject to change due to unforseen circumstances.

City Attorneys' Track

Wednesday
Registration Opens
8:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.
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City Clerk’s Workshop: The Public Records Act: Past, Present and Future
8:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Policy Committees
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
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Understanding Public Service Ethics Laws and Principles (AB 1234 Training)
9:00 - 11:00 a.m.
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Department Business Meetings
11:00 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.
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Inland Empire/Desert Mountain Division Luncheon
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
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Los Angeles County Division Luncheon
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
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Peninsula Division Luncheon
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
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Sacramento Valley Division Luncheon
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
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South San Joaquin Valley Division Luncheon
12:00 - 1:15 p.m.
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First Time Attendee Orientation
12:45 - 1:15 p.m.
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Opening General Session - Annual Report and Keynote Address
1:30 - 3:30 p.m.
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SB 1: A Funding Fix For California's Roads
3:45 - 5:00 p.m
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Global Climate Control Meets Local Economic Development
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
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Personal and Organizational Ethics: How Do Cities Sustain an Ethical Culture?
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
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Providing Pre-Hospital Emergency Medical Services (201 Rights)
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
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Immigration and Refugee Issues Today: a 360° Perspective
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
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CalPERS: Our Shared Path to a Sustainable System
3:45 - 4:05 p.m.
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Got Fiscal Health? An Intro to the League's Municipal Financial Health Diagnostic Tool
4:10 - 4:30 p.m.
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City As Incubator – Are Cities the True Change Agents?
4:35 - 4:55 p.m.
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Coastal Cities Issues Group
3:45 - 5:00 p.m.
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Grand Opening Expo Hall & Host City Reception
5:00 - 7:00 p.m.
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CitiPAC - Annual Leadership Reception
7:00 - 10:00 p.m.
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Thursday
Registration Open
7:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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Grab & Go Breakfast
7:15 - 8:00 a.m.
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Prop. 64 Grants: Adult Use of Marijuana Act
8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
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The Public Official and FPPC: Silent Partners in Transparency
8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
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Those Held With Governance Hold the Liability: Limiting the Risk
8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
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Inclusion and Diversity: Cities' Welcome Mat for Everyone!
8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
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Cracking The Media Code: How to Sell your Story
8:15 - 9:30 a.m.
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Tools to Boost Housing and Economic Development
8:15 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
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Expo Open
9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
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General Session - Keynote Address
9:45 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.
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Attendee Lunch In Expo Hall
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Channel Counties Division Lunch
11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
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Monterey Bay Division Lunch
12:00 - 1:00 p.m
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Strategies to Reduce and Address OPEB and Pension Costs
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
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Practical Considerations for Wireless Facilities in the Public Right-of-Way
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
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Strong Partnerships Address Hunger, Homelessness & Support Positive Youth Outcomes
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
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What Can Cities do to Reduce Homelessness?
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
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Effective Public Presentations
1:00 - 1:20 p.m.
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Fireworks: Impacts Enforcement Challenges, and What City Officials Should Know
1:25 - 1:45 p.m.
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When and How to Use an Outside Investigator
1:50 - 2:10 p.m.
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General Resolutions Committee
1:00 - 2:15 p.m.
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African American Caucus Business Meeting
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.
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Asian Pacific Islander Caucus Business Meeting
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.
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Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Local Officials Caucus Business Meeting
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.
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Latino Caucus Business Meeting
2:15 - 2:45 p.m.
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CEQA: New Strategies for Streamlining the Environmental Review Burden
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
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Who Has Our Tax Dollars Now?
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
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Six Ways to Engineer Employee Engagement
2:45 - 4:00 p.m.
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Who Really Controls California Water?
2:30 - 2:50 p.m.
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Preventing Workplace Harassment, Discrimination, and Retaliation for Elected Officials (AB 1825 training)
3:15 - 5:15 p.m.
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Code Enforcement and Safety: The Unknown Disaster Waiting to Happen
4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
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Protecting Your Professional Reputation Online
4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
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Embracing Innovation and Not Getting "Outsmarted"
4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
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Reducing Pavement Life Cycle Costs and Greenhouse Gases
4:15 - 5:30 p.m.
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East Bay Division Reception
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
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Orange County Division Reception
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
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North Bay Division Reception
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
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Redwood Empire Division Reception
6:00 - 7:30 p.m.
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San Diego & Imperial Counties Division Reception
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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African American Caucus Reception
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
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Gay Lesbian Bisexual Transgender Local Officials Caucus Reception
5:30 - 7:00 p.m.
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Women's Caucus Reception
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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Beacon Spotlight Awards Reception
5:30 - 7:30 p.m.
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Central Valley Division
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.
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Latino Caucus 27th Anniversary Gala
6:00 - 9:00 p.m.
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Asian Pacific Islander Caucus Karaoke Night
9:00 - 11:00 p.m.
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Friday
Registration Open
7:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
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Riverside Division Breakfast
7:30 - 9:15 a.m.
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Sacramento Promise Zone: Collective Impact Model for Public-Private Partnerships
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
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Partnering to Address Intersecting Community Challenges
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
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Will Driverless Vehicles Create a Better Future?
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
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Hiring For Diversity Discussion Forum
8:00 - 9:15 a.m.
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Women's Caucus Business Meeting
9:30 - 10:00 a.m.
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Strategies for Managing the New Reality of CalPERS
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
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Are Cities Losing Control of Local Control?
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
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Libraries: Centers for Workforce and Economic Development
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
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Practical Engagement: Realities and Opportunities for Meaningful Civic Participation
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
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Getting the Most Value From Your City's Technology Investment
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
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The Cannabis Industry - Collecting, Counting and Distributing the Monies
9:30 - 10:45 a.m.
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Crisis Management for Cities
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
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How We Decide – Making the Best Use of Choices
11:00 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.
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Strategies in Strengthening Police and Community Trust
10:30 - 11:45 a.m.
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Closing Luncheon with Voting Delegates & General Assembly
12:30 - 2:30 p.m.
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