November 15 – 16, 2021 | Virtual Conference

Schedule & Virtual Platform Instructions

2021 Focus on the Future Agenda

Monday, November 15

8:00 AM – 3:00 PM: Visit Sponsors

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: Welcome to the 2021 “Last Virtual” Focus on the Future

  • Keith Dunn, Executive Director, SHCC
  • Darrell Johnson, Chief Executive Officer, OCTA

9:15 AM – 10:30 AM: CEO Roundtable  

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM: Break

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Breakout Sessions 

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Vendor Networking Showcase

Tuesday, November 16

8:00 AM – 2:00 PM: Visit Sponsors

8:45 AM – 9:00 AM: Annual Sisyphus Award: Keith Dunn, Self-Help Counties Coalition

9:00 AM – 9:15 AM: CTC Update: Mitch Weiss, Executive Director

9:15 AM – 9:30 AM: State of Caltrans: Toks Omishakin, Director

9:30 AM – 10:30 AM: Agency Staff Roundtable

10:30 AM – 10:45 AM: Break

10:45 AM – 12:00 PM: Breakout Sessions 


The 2021 Focus on the Future Conference will be using the Whova Virtual Event Platform which you can now access through your desktop browser and/or through their free mobile app if you register for the conference. 

Please click here to watch a brief attendee guide and here to watch video walkthrough highlighting key features of the event platform, such as:

  • View the event agenda and plan your schedule (agenda is still being updated)
  • Access Livestreams and Videos directly within sessions and utilize the session Q&A
  • Set up Virtual meet-ups with your fellow attendees to connect remotely
  • Create and converse through various Discussion Topics in the Community Board
  • Get presentation documents and slides (when we upload them)
You will need to use your same email address you used when registering for the conference and please make sure to create a strong password. Once you are signed up, you should be taken directly to your event! 
Desktop App: Click here to view the Web App
Mobile App: Click here to learn how you can download the Mobile App
Already used the Whova App at another event in the past? Double-check that it is installed on your phone and login using your registered email address and password. 
If you need help accessing the conference platform or registering, please contact us at