Strengthening the Future

Dates: Monday, May 8- Tuesday, May 9, 2023

Location: Monterey Marriott, 350 Calle Principal, Monterey, CA 93940

Conference Schedule

Monday, May 8, 2023
8:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. —– Workers’ Compensation Committee Meeting
9:45 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. —– Executive Committee Meeting
11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. —– Pre-Board Meeting Lunch (First come, first serve buffet luncheon)
1:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. —– Board of Director’s Meeting with Executive Committee Election
6:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m. —– Dinner Celebrating the Retirement of ACWA JPIA CEO Andy Sells (RSVP required)

Tuesday, May 9, 2023
8:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. —– Seminar I: Leadership, Digital Strategy, and Technology Risk
Presenter: Scott Klososky, Founding Partner, Future Point of View
10:00 a.m.- 11:30 a.m. —– Seminar II: The New Path to Better Employee Health
Presenter: Tom Sher, Senior Vice President, Alliant
1:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. —– Sexual Harassment Prevention for Board Members & Managers
Presenter: Robert Greenfield, JPIA General Counsel

Exhibit Hall During ACWA’s Conference
From May 9-11, 2023, JPIA Staff and JPIA Executive Committee Members will be present during ACWA’s exhibit hall hours. The ACWA JPIA exhibit booth is a great place to catch up with familiar faces, ask pertinent questions and meet new JPIA employees. ACWA JPIA’s exhibit booth is at the #212 & #214 booth locations.

ACWA JPIA Spring 2023 Conference Reminders

Below is conference information to “Know Before You Go”. You can also listen to ACWA JPIA’s & ACWA’s  “Know Before You Go” podcast episode to prepare for the conference!
    • The ACWA JPIA Spring Conference schedule is included in your conference packet & can also be found here.
    • The ACWA JPIA Spring Board of Directors meeting (agenda found in your conference packet & here) will be held on May 8, 2023, at 1:00 pm. It will feature the Executive Committee election.
      • Executive Committee Election Procedures can be viewed here.
      • The Executive Committee Candidates’ Statement of Qualifications is in your conference packet and can also be found here.
    • There will be a dinner celebrating the retirement of ACWA JPIA CEO Andy Sells on May 8, 2023, at 6:00 pm in Ferrante’s Bay View Ballroom on the Monterey Marriott’s 10th Floor.
    • The deadline to RSVP for the May 8th dinner was 4/13/23. To be added to the wait list for the May 8th dinner, please email
    •  ACWA JPIA check-in & all meetings will occur in the Monterey Marriott’s San Carlos Ballrooms.
    • Maps noting ACWA JPIA’s event locations at the Monterey Marriott can be found here.
    • Please plan for extra time for parking and walking to the ACWA JPIA conference locations in the Monterey Marriott.
    • Valet services are available at the Monterey Marriott for $40 per day. There is no parking validation available from ACWA JPIA.
    • Monterey parking information can be found on the City of Monterey website. There are city parking options nearby the Monterey Marriott.
      • The City of Monterey’s Downtown West Garage and Downtown East Garage, located at 340 Tyler St, Monterey, CA 93940, are available 24 hours per day and are a 5-minute walk from the Monterey Marriott.
      • Please note that these are paid parking options & are subject to availability.
    • If you requested a conference packet when you registered for the conference, it has already been mailed to you. Please remember to bring your conference packet with you!
    • You can also print the conference packet before your arrival or use the digital version.
    • Please confirm your hotel reservation in advance. As a top tourism destination, Monterey hotels often get booked to full capacity.

For any questions, please email

For information about ACWA’s conference, which has a separate registration, check-in, and event locations, please refer to the ACWA app or visit: 

Swift and Steady

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Conference ScheduleConference Packet

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Handouts - Corporate Water Stewardship: How Companies are Addressing Water Risk

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Conference Schedule  --  Conference Packet

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Handouts - The Protection Gap: Climate Risk and Insurance

Handouts - Sexual Harassment Prevention for Board Members & Managers

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Presentation Slides


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Seminar Slides