On behalf of the Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), you are invited to the 51st annual Regional Conference and General Assembly, May 5-6, 2016 at the La Quinta Resort & Club in La Quinta, CA. This year’s event theme, “Power of the Past, Force of the Future,” builds upon the development of the 2016 Regional Transportation Plan/Sustainable Communities Strategy (2016 RTP/SCS) as well as last year’s celebration of the agency’s 50-year anniversary. This exciting and dynamic event brings together state and local elected officials, CEOs, business and civic leaders, transportation and environmental stakeholders, local government staff and others.

Register now and secure a special early bird registration rate of $250, available only until April 1. Take advantage of the discount while it lasts!

Become a Sponsor:

Sponsoring SCAG’s Regional Conference and General Assembly provides an unparalleled opportunity to promote your commitment to the region and network with elected officials, decision makers, community leaders and business stakeholders throughout Southern California. Download the event’s sponsorship brochure to review speaking and exhibitor opportunities at the event. Sponsorships sell quickly—to secure your sponsorship today, contact Jeff Liu at or (213) 236-1998.

Student Poster Session:

SCAG will be hosting an exhibit of exceptional student projects in the discipline of urban and regional planning at the conference. It is a great opportunity for students to showcase their work to an audience of elected officials, planning practitioners and various public, private and non-profit stakeholders from across Southern California. For more information or to submit an application, please download the poster session guidelines.

Stay tuned for program updates and speaker announcements. We look forward to seeing you in La Quinta! For more information, please visit: