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September 9 – 12, 2024
Indian Wells, CA


Keynote Speakers

Mike Rayburn

Tuesday, September 10, 2024
Mike Rayburn:
“The “What If” Experience”

Two-time TED Talk Presenter, entrepreneur, and Hall of Fame speaker

  • Energize and equip your teams with the tools to get the most from your conference.
  • Transform your teams into possibility thinkers, finding opportunities where others miss them.
  • Renew your passion and ability for thinking big and taking bold action.
  • Encourage smart, necessary risk-taking.
  • Align your teams with a common mindset, the “What If Mindset”

Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo

Wednesday, September 11, 2024
Dr. Elizabeth Lombardo: "Leadership From the Inside Out"
Speaker, author, coach, and “America’s Most-Trusted Celebrity Psychologist”

Mindset training for high-performance leaders. Shift from stress to strength as you elevate your mindset—and your leadership abilities. Your daily thoughts, perceptions, and reactions have a transformative effect on your leadership impact. In this science-informed session, you’ll identify the internal barriers holding you back, discover how to unite your team around a powerful goal, and walk away equipped to inspire everyone you lead.

Hotel Information

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa

Renaissance Esmeralda Resort & Spa
44400 Indian Wells Lane
Indian Wells, CA 92210

CSDA room reservations in the CSDA room block start at the rate of $199 plus tax and fees per day plus $15 resort charge per room per day. The room reservation cut-off is August 21, 2024; however, space is limited and may sell out before this date. Information regarding hotel reservations and link to book in the CSDA room block will be emailed within 24 hours of registration. One night’s room and tax will be charged at the time a reservation is made and becomes non-refundable on Friday, August 16, 2024.

Taste of the City - Casino Night

Taste of the City - Casino Night
Wednesday, September 11, 2024
from 6 - 9 p.m.

2024 Sponsors

California Special Districts Alliance
CSDA Finance Corporation

Friend Sponsor

Best Best & Krieger LLP
California Bank of Commerce
Chase Bank
CPS HR Consulting
Enterprise Mobility
Nossaman, LLP

The informational and educational level of the materials and presentations are very appropriate for seasoned veterans, as well as new and emerging leaders

Kara Ralston,
Camarillo Health Care District