Special Districts Summit - West

May 30, 2019
Anaheim, CA


Faster, smarter, and safer is the theme as special districts across the nation are focused on innovation, data analytics, staffing, customer service, process improvement, technology upgrades and other areas that will help them improve efficiency, effectiveness and service delivery while enhancing physical and cyber security. Designed exclusively for special districts, this Summit is all about making your organization future-ready.

With content designed for both the business and technology sides of the house, the Summit will focus on how special districts can seize the opportunities that 21st Century management and new technologies create to transform the way they operate.

This complimentary day of professional development will provide you with toolsactionable plans and a professional network to help ensure your organization is future ready.


Who's Coming

Register today and join the growing list of participating regional colleagues from districts including:

Coachella Valley Water District East Orange County Water District
Grossmont Healthcare District Housing Authority of the County of Kern
Los Angeles Homeless Services Authority Los Angeles Metropolitan Transportation Authority
North County Fire Protection District Palos Verdes Library District
Orange County Sanitation District Orange County Transportation Authority
Silverado-Modjeska Recreation & Park District Ventura Port District

... And many more!


What They Are Saying

“The Special District Summit will be a unique gathering of dozens of government organizations that represent water, power, transportation, planning, ports, sewage, bridges and more. The event will include topics on management and leadership, process improvement and emerging technologies to name a few. If last year’s summit is an indicator, this year’s event will be a great opportunity for you and your staff to gather lesson’s learned and best practices relevant to any government organization. I hope you can join us!”
      Bryan Sastokas, Chief Information Officer, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority


 Professional Development

For those attendees who maintain a professional certification, certificates of attendance will be available at the registration desk.

A message from our Keynote Speaker


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Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel

1717 South Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802

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Advisory Board

Government Representatives

Charles Eckstrom
Group Manager, Information Technology
Metropolitan Water District of Southern California

Phillip Headley
Information Technology Manager
Sanitation Districts of Los Angeles County

Randell Iwasaki
Executive Director
Contra Costa Transportation Authority

Darrell Johnson
Chief Executive Officer
Orange County Transportation Authority

Luis Maciel
Director of Information Systems
Coachella Valley Water District

Bill Mao
Chief Information Officer
Orange County Transportation Authority

Anne Mayer
Executive Director
Riverside County Transportation Commission

Ron Moskowitz
Assistant Deputy Director, Information Management
South Coast Air Quality Management District

Tony Mossbarger
Director of Administrative Services
Irvine Ranch Water District

James Ollerton
Director of Information Technology
Elsinore Valley Municipal Water District

Cris Perez
Director of Technology Services
Santa Clarita Valley Water Agency

Bryan Sastokas
Chief Information Officer
Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority

Registration Information / Contact Us

Event Date: May 30, 2019

Open to Public Sector only.

Registration - Free

Contact Information

For registration and general assistance contact:

Brittany Roberts
Government Technology
Phone: (916) 932-1388
E-mail: broberts@govtech.com


Anaheim, CA


Disney's Paradise Pier Hotel

1717 South Disneyland Drive
Anaheim, CA 92802

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Host Hotel

Reservations: (714)520-5005
The Room reservation block for this event is sold out.
Please contact the host hotel, Disney’s Paradise Pier Hotel, or one of the Area Hotels listed below to make hotel reservations.


Self-parking at the Paradise Pier is complimentary for attendees of the Special Districts Summit.

The parking lot is located off of Disneyland Drive on Paradise Way next to the Paradise Pier Hotel. Please proceed to the parking kiosk and let the Disney Cast Member know that you are there for the Special Districts Summit at the Paradise Pier Hotel. The Cast Member will direct you to the self-parking area.

Area Hotels

The following hotels are located near the host hotel and may be considered for overnight accommodations:

Residence Inn Anaheim Resort/Convention Center
640 W Katella Ave.
Anaheim, CA. 92802
(714) 782-7500

Springhill Suites Anaheim Resort Area/Convention Center
1801 S Harbor Blvd
Anaheim, CA. 92802
(714) 533-2101

Anaheim Portofino Inn & Suites
1831 S Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA. 92802
(714) 782-7600

Sheraton Park Hotel at the Anaheim Resort
1855 S Harbor Blvd.
Anaheim, CA. 92802
(714) 750-1811