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For all questions about the Annual Meeting, please contact csgwam@csg.org.

Tuesday, August 1

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2:00-6:30 p.m. Registration Opens
Attendees are asked to check-in at the registration desk to receive meeting information and credentials.
5:30-6:30 p.m. Networking Hour
Get to know your hosts, meet fellow guests, and learn about the opportunities Universal City offers to recreate, relax, and rejuvenate.
6:30-8:30 p.m. Welcome Event
Enjoy the company of fellow attendees for an evening reception.
8:30-10:00 p.m.California Night! (invite only)

Wednesday, August 2

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7:00-7:30 a.m.Early Bird Walk
Invigorate your day with a morning walk.
7:30 a.m.-6:30 p.m.Registration Open
Attendees are asked to check-in at the registration desk to receive meeting information and credentials.
7:30-8:30 a.m.Opening Ceremony & Breakfast
Open to all registered attendees and guests, this morning’s breakfast will feature the Annual Meeting Opening Ceremony. Following the posting of the colors, pledge of allegiance, and national anthem, CSG West Chair, Assemblymember Mike Gipson will offer an official welcome to kick off the meeting activities.
8:30-10:00 a.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, and committee meetings. 
8:30-11:00 a.m.Nominating Committee (invite only)
During this session, Nominating Committee members will convene interviews of applicants for the 2024 CSG West Vice-Chair position. Due to the nature of the session, attendance is strictly limited to members of the Nominating Committee and interviewing candidates only.
10:00-10:30 a.m.Refreshment Break at the Capitol Connections Café
A great place to connect with colleagues, the Capitol Connections Café welcomes attendees to sit, sip, and recharge between sessions.
10:30-12:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, committee meetings, and Legislative Learning Labs.
12:30-2:15 p.m.General Session Lunch & Keynote – Erik Wall
Erik Wahl is an internationally recognized artist, TED speaker, and No. 1 bestselling author. Erik’s presentation inspires leaders to be increasingly agile and outlines how to use disruption as a competitive advantage. Some will be disrupted others will choose to be the disruptor. Choose wisely.
2:15-2:30 p.m.Refreshment Break at the Capitol Connections Café
A great place to connect with colleagues, the Capitol Connections Café welcomes attendees to sit, sip, and recharge between sessions.
2:30-4:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, committee meetings, and Legislative Learning Labs.
5:00-6:00 p.m.Sponsored Receptions
6:30-8:30 p.m.Evening Event

Thursday, August 3

TimeEvent
7:00-7:30 a.m.Early Bird Walk
Invigorate your day with a morning walk.
7:30 a.m.-6:00 p.m.Registration Open
Attendees are asked to check in at the registration desk to receive meeting information and credentials.
7:30-8:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30-10:00 a.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, committee meetings, and Legislative Learning Labs.
8:30-10:00 a.m.Policy Tours
10:00-10:30 a.m.Refreshment Break at the Capitol Connections Café
A great place to connect with colleagues, the Capitol Connections Café welcomes attendees to sit, sip, and recharge between sessions.
10:30-12:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, committee meetings, and Legislative Learning Labs.
12:30-2:15 p.m.General Session Lunch & Keynote – Sekou Andrews
Sekou Andrews is founder/CEO of SekouWorld, Inc., and one of the world’s most successful spoken word poets. He is the innovator of “Poetic Voice,” – a cutting-edge speaking category that seamlessly fuses inspirational speaking with spoken word poetry, like “Hamilton” meets “TED.” 
2:30-4:30 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, committee meetings, and Legislative Learning Labs.
4:30-5:30 p.m.Networking Hour
Whether connecting with old friends or looking to make new connections, all attendees are invited to attend this networking hour as we give thanks to our generous sponsors. Food will be available to all, along with a special challenge for those who enjoy a little friendly competition.
5:30-6:30 p.m.Sponsored Receptions
6:30 p.m.Free evening to enjoy all that Hollywood has to offer
8:30 p.m.Sponsored Receptions

Friday, August 4

TimeEvent
7:00-7:30 a.m.Early Bird Walk
Invigorate your day with a morning walk in the fresh mountain air.
7:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.Registration Open
Attendees are asked to check in at the registration desk to receive meeting information and credentials.
7:30-8:30 a.m.Breakfast
8:30-10:00 a.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, committee meetings, and Legislative Learning Labs.
10:00-10:30 a.m.Refreshment Break at the Capitol Connections Café
A great place to connect with colleagues, the Capitol Connections Café welcomes attendees to sit, sip, and recharge between sessions.
10:30-12:00 p.m.Breakout Sessions
Join colleagues and experts for policy, professional development, committee meetings, and Legislative Learning Labs.
10:30-12:00 p.m.Executive Committee Meeting
Members of the CSG West Executive Committee will convene for their annual review of organizational business and confirmation of the incoming CSG West Vice Chair. Participation is limited to Executive Committee members.
12:00-1:00 p.m.Lunch
2:30-4:30 p.m.Universal Studios Experience
5:00-6:00 p.m. Dinner at Universal Studios
6:30-8:30 p.m.Private Backstage Lot Tour

Sessions are open to all registered attendees unless otherwise noted.