2018 Pre-Conference and Conference!

The SDAO Annual Conference is the best opportunity for you to attend SDAO training and education programs, network and interact with colleagues and service providers, and conduct association business.  Whether you are a special district member, non-member-affiliate organization, or provider of goods and services to special districts, the conference will have something for you.  




CONFERENCE SCHEDULE


THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 8TH

7-8am: Breakfast

Pre-Conference Sessions TBD

Noon-1pm:  Lunch
5-6:30pm: Welcoming Reception


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH

7:30am-6pm: Exhibitor Trade Show
8:30-10am: Keynote Speaker 
10:30am-Noon: Breakout Sessions

  • TBD
Noon-1:30pm: Lunch
1:30-3pm: Breakout Sessions
  • TBD
3:15-5pm: District Caucus Meetings
5-6pm: Exhibitor Reception


SATURDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH

7:30-8:30am: Breakfast
8:30-10am: Breakout Sessions
  • TBD
10:30am-Noon: Breakout Sessions
  • TBD
Noon-1:30pm: Lunch
1:30-3pm:  Breakout Sessions
  • TBD
3:15-4:30pm: Annual Business Meeting
6-8pm: Awards Banquet & Entertainment


SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 11TH
8-9am: Breakfast
8:30-10am: Closing Speaker 


Back by Popular Demand! The conference mobile app will be available for download from the Apple Store and Google Play in January. You can access the conference handouts, schedule, speaker information, sponsors, exhibitors, and more!

Please note: The conference has gone digital! Print the handouts before you arrive at the conference, or access them electronically while attending sessions. From this website, hover over Resources and click the Presentations link. Select a workshop title to download a PDF of the handouts for that session.

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Exhibitor Trade Show


Providers will showcase their products and services at the Exhibitor Trade Show on Friday, February 9 from 7:30am - 6pm. Special districts have a multitude of service needs and product requirements that our exhibitors can meet. Attendees can visit each booth and have exhibitors sign their Exhibitor Drawing Card to be eligible to win a special prize!

Contact SDAO Member Services if you are interested in exhibiting.

Be Sure to Attend Your Caucus Meeting on Friday, February 9th!

This is an opportunity for members to meet with peers to conduct caucus business, discuss current legislative issues, and make nominations for vacant SDAO board member positions.


The expiration of terms on the SDAO Board creates an opportunity for you to contribute to the success of SDAO and special districts throughout Oregon. Expiring positions will be open for election at the Annual Business Meeting on Saturday. Positions open for nomination and the present representatives include:

True At-Large (Not from fire, water, sanitary, port, park & recreation, or irrigation)
• One Position

Big Six At-Large (Only from fire, water, sanitary, port, park & recreation, or irrigation)
• Two Positions

Fire
• One Position

Irrigation
• One Position

Sanitary
• One Position

Board members are elected for two-year terms extending from July 1, 2018 through June 30, 2020.