2019 Winter Plenary

Location : Veterans’ Memorial Building
Santa Barbara, CA

Date : December 11, 2019 10:00 am

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SAVE THE DATE – December 11, 2019

CalWEP’s Winter Plenary will be held in Santa Barbara on December 11, 2019 10:00 am-3:00pm. Scroll down for hotel information.

Keynote Speaker

Trathen Heckman is the founder and Director of Daily Acts Organization. He serves on the Board of Transition U.S. and the California Water Efficiency Partnership and is an Advisory Board member of the Norcal Community Resilience Network. Trathen helps people and groups reclaim the power of their actions to regenerate self, nature and community. Trathen lives in the Petaluma River Watershed where he grows food, medicine and wonder while working to compost apathy.

DRAFT AGENDA (subject to change):

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Pre-Plenary Networking Event

Join us the evening before for our meet-and-greet sponsored by Rachio!

The Endless Summer Bar and Cafe
December 10, 2019 | 5-8pm

Post-Plenary Networking Event

Staying in Santa Barbara for the evening? Join us after for a happy hour sunset cruise networking event sponsored by WaterWise Consulting.  Join us for snacks and refreshments and live music by some of your favorite water conservation colleagues: 6 More Weeks of Winter!

Hotel Information:

Franciscan Inn – 109 Bath St. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (5 minute walk to event facility)

  •  Special Pricing Deadline has passed – Please call hotel for current pricing.
  • Includes: Free parking and continental breakfast
  • To reserve: call (805)963-8845 and provide group name “CalWEP Plenary”
  • Cancellations must be made 48 hours prior to scheduled arrival to avoid fee in the amount of the first night

Hotel Milo – 202 W. Cabrillo Blvd. Santa Barbara, CA 93101 (adjacent to Veteran’s Memorial Hall)

  • Deadline Extended to Friday, November 22nd.
  • Rate: $139.00/night for December 10 and 11, plus tax, and Santa Barbara Tourist Tax
  • Valet parking is $30/night
  • Includes: Enhanced continental breakfast
  • To reserve: book online here or call 866-547-3070 and provide group name “CALWEP”
  • Additional nights can be booked at a discounted rate. Please book by phone if you would like to stay additional nights
  • Cancellations must be made 72 hours prior to scheduled arrival to avoid fee in the amount of the first night

Driving to the Plenary? Here are maps for parking in Santa Barbara:

Harbor Parking Lot Map


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Plenary RSVP - Santa Barbara
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Date: December 11, 2019 10:00 am
Location: Veterans’ Memorial Building
112 W Cabrillo Blvd.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101