Annual Conference

The CASQA Annual Conference offers a unique opportunity to interact with professionals in the stormwater field. Each year the conference draws leading members of the stormwater community including local, state, and federal decision makers, stormwater program coordinators, contractors, consultants, engineers, lawyers, scientists, and planners. Join fellow stormwater practitioners and exhibitors for in-depth training and discussions addressing a wide range of challenges and opportunities facing stormwater professionals in California and beyond.

NOTICE - Jan 1, 2021: This page and other pages in this section of the website will be updated for the 2021 CASQA Annual Conference when more information is available. Please check back periodically!

On-Demand Access to the CASQA 2020 Virtual Conference Ends January 15!

All presentations were recorded and are available on-demand. Conference registrants will have access via 'Session Archives' in the CASQA 2020 Virtual Conference portal until midnight on January 15, 2021.

Professional development credits can be earned for conference attendance. Professional Development Verification forms are available via 'Continuing Education' in the conference portal menu bar until midnight on January 15, 2021.

CASQA 2021 Conference

Recovery and Resilience: Achieving Sustainable Stormwater Management

October 25-27, 2021 (dates pending)

Safe Credit Union Convention Center Sacramento or Virtual (pending)

Conference Overview and Agenda

Conference Overview

2021 Conference Agenda (link pending abstract selections and program development)

  • The online conference agenda provides an up-to-date hourly view of the program and speakers. You can see a detailed overview of all days or filter by day or track.

2021 Conference Program PDF (will be posted in October 2021)

  • Note: The PDF may not include changes made in the last few weeks before the conference begins. The online Conference Agenda linked above is the most current version.

Registration: Not yet open for the 2021 conference (check back in April)

CASQA members receive a substantial discount. Learn more about becoming a CASQA member to take advantage of discounted rates.


  • General Attendee Registration: Pending
  • Speaker / Panelist Registration: Pending
  • Exhibit Space Registration: Pending
  • Sponsorship Purchase: Pending
  • Program Advertising Purchase: Pending

    Payment: Credit card is the only payment option. We do not accept check payments.

    Refund Policy

    • Refunds are allowed for General, Speaker/Panelist/Poster Presenter, and Webcast registrations only; no refunds for Exhibitor registrations
    • A substitution of an attendee is allowed without charge
    • Refunds will only be given for cancellations made before 3:00 PM on the Tuesday of the week before the conference begins
    • A 25% administrative fee will be assessed for a refund

    Hotel and Travel

    Submittals: Abstract / CASQA Award / Conference Scholarship

    2021 Conference Call for Abstracts: Pending

    Abstract submissions for a presentation, poster, panel, forum, roundtable, or training workshop are not yet being accepted for the 2021 CASQA Annual Conference. 

    More information (link pending)

    2021 CASQA Awards Program Call for Nominations: Pending

    The mission of the CASQA Awards Program is to advance the stormwater quality management profession by identifying and recognizing exemplary leadership, outstanding projects, activities, and contributions to the field of stormwater quality management. More information

    2021 Conference Scholarship Program Call for Applications: Pending

    The goal of the CASQA Conference Scholarship Program is to encourage the next generation of leaders in the stormwater management field. Scholarships are available to enable individuals to attend the current year CASQA Annual Conference and benefit from the educational and networking opportunities that are provided. More information

    CASQA Annual Conference Mobile App

    NOTICE: We will not be using the Annual Conference app for the 2020 virtual conference.

    Conference attendees with Apple iOS or Android devices will be able to personalize their conference experience with the many features in our CASQA Annual Conference mobile app. The app is available in the iTunes and Google Play stores. Download Instructions (link removed)

    Future Conferences

    We look forward to seeing you at these future conferences!

    Past Conferences

    Presentations from past conferences are available as PDFs linked to the Training Workshop and Technical Program presentation titles in the conference agendas. Note: Files not posted lack permission from the author for posting or a copy was not provided to CASQA. View the agendas and presentations from past CASQA Annual Conferences

    CASQA Podcast

    Our inaugural podcast episode was launched in May 2019, followed by 14 more episodes that were recorded at the 2019 CASQA Annual Conference, focused on all things stormwater. We dove deeper into conference discussions, got to know more about the leaders in the stormwater field, and shared CASQA's organizational goals. New episodes will continue to be posted so check back periodically. Listen here