Annual Conference 2018

CMUA | Thursday, February 15th, 2018



Convening the brightest and most innovative minds, CMUA once again hosts its annual conference as we return to San Francisco and the Westin St. Francis located on historic Union Square in downtown San Francisco.

CMUA’s Annual Conference consistently attracts leaders and decision-makers from California’s public owned utilities.  This event provides an opportunity for industry leaders and professionals to exchange information, hear updates on the latest technology, take part in round table discussions and hear the latest updates on state and federal legislation and regulatory activities.

Who Should Attend?

  • General Managers
  • Utility Managers
  • Advocacy Personnel
  • HR Managers
  • IT Personnel

What Will You Learn?

  • How POUs Are Dealing with Cyber Security
  • Workforce Development for Municipal Utilities
  • Disaster Planning & Emergency Response
  • Legislative & Regulatory Updates


Annual Resource Efficiency & Community Service Awards Dinner
Join us for dinner as we celebrate this year’s recipients of the CMUA Resource Efficiency & Community Service Awards.  Hear how these utilities used innovation and the latest technology to make their communities a better place to live.


Annual CMUA & Wally Duncan Charity Golf Tournament
Take part in this annual fund raiser that recognizes Wally Duncan and his contributions to the public utility world.  This year, we will return to the Presidio Golf Course, San Francisco’s favorite course located within San Francisco Presidio National Park.  Renowned for its spectacular forest setting, as well as its challenging play.  Sign up today and spend a day on the greens with friends and peers.


Golf Tournament Play

  • $75 for Utility Members & Spouses
  • $185 for Associate Members
  • $225 for Non-Members


Hotel Accommodations
The Westin St. Francis offers beautiful views of Union Square and the San Francisco Bay.  CMUA has secured a block of rooms at the rate of $239 per night plus applicable taxes and fees.  To reserve your room, use this link Westin St. Francis Online Reservation Link or call the hotel’s reservation department at 866-627-8546 and mention CMUA 2018.

The hotel provides valet parking only at the current rate of $60 per day which includes in and out privileges.  Offsite parking is available at a variety of city-owned lots within walking distance of the hotel.  You can check out these options by visiting Union Square Parking

Travel Information
The Westin St. Francis is conveniently located near BART stations, AMTRAK, Oakland International Airport and San Francisco International Airport.  Ground transportation including rental cars, Uber and LYFT are all available for travel to and from the hotel.  Check the latest information on appropriate service apps and websites.





You can access the event registration page using the EventBrite app or following the link provided here REGISTER NOW.

  • Early Bird Registration for Utility and Associate Members $795
  • Early Bird Registration for Non-Members $1020
  • Guest Registration (utility member spouse or significant other) $150
  • Water Manager or Electric Managers’ Breakfast $50





Sponsorship Opportunities
CMUA provides a variety of sponsorship opportunities for Associate members and industry partners.  Check out the options below and for more information, contact Christine Chapman at or call (916) 326-5800.

  • Diamond Level Sponsorship – $10,000
  • Platinum Level Sponsorship – $6,000
  • Gold Level Sponsorship – $4,000
  • Silver Level Sponsorship – $2,500
  • Awards Dinner Sponsor – $3,000
  • Golf Tournament Sponsor – $2,000





Have questions?  Contact Christine Chapman at or call (916) 326-5800.