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Posted on: February 27, 2023

Great opportunities to get involved with the 2023 San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference

Flyer for the 2023 San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference.

Register today to attend, sponsor conference or nominate an award candidate

Excitement is building for the 2023 San Joaquin Valley Regional Policy Conference: Better Together, April 24-26, at the Great Wolf Lodge in Manteca.

It’s never too early to get involved by attending the conference and the Blueprint Awards luncheon, or by shining like a diamond as a sponsor of the 16th annual conference presented by the San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies Policy Council and hosted by the San Joaquin Council of Governments (SJCOG). Learn everything you need to know about the conference by visiting the conference webpage:


The welcome reception is April 24, followed by a day and a half of conference sessions highlighting best practices and innovations in transportation equity, state and federal funding, innovative housing strategies, freight and goods movement/inland port, and passenger rail. San Joaquin County native and resident former NASA astronaut Jose Hernandez will give the keynote speech during the first general assembly the first day of the conference, April 25. The conference is the best place to share challenges, solutions and successes, and network with colleagues from throughout the San Joaquin Valley.

Blueprint Awards

Local agencies and officials will be honored during the annual Blueprint Awards Ceremony Luncheon (noon April 26). Visit to nominate a project.


Shine like a diamond by becoming a sponsor of the 2023 San Joaquin Valley Policy Conference: Better Together by visiting to learn more about sponsorship opportunities. If interested in sponsoring, please email and indicate the preferred sponsorship level by March 20.

Conference partners

SJCOG’s conference partners include the San Joaquin Valley Regional Planning Agencies Policy Council, American Planning Association California Chapter Central Section, California Housing and Community Development, and San Joaquin Valley Regional Early Action Planning.


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