November 15 – 16, 2021 | Virtual Conference

2021 Focus on the Future Agenda & Speakers

Please click here for the full conference agenda. 

Please click here to view the speakers and bios. 

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

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:

 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