2023 ITUP Annual Conference Details

Get Ready for the 2023 ITUP Annual Conference!

The ITUP 27th Annual Conference is Back In-Person!
February 6-7, 2023

ITUP’s Annual Conference brings together California’s most prominent health leaders and stakeholders to share their insights as California collectively strives towards creating a more equitable health system. At ITUP’s first in-person conference since 2020, attendees will once again connect with colleagues and cultivate new relationships! ITUP’s 27th Annual Conference, Cultivating an Equitable Future of Health, will highlight key strategies to make health care coverage meaningful and discuss what’s needed going forward to create an equitable health system for all Californians.

Conference Registration is NOW OPEN!

Cancellation Policy

Conference registration may be canceled for a full refund, provided written notification is received, any time up until January 13, 2023. A 50% refund is available for conference registration provided written notification is received between January 13 and January 20, 2023. In the case of emergency/extenuating circumstances, special requests made after January 20, 2023, may be considered on a case-by-case basis. Cancellation requests should be submitted to [email protected] 

Registration Changes

Changes made to attendee registration status can be accommodated for the difference in price until January 20, 2023. Changes beyond these dates cannot be guaranteed. Due to health and safety concerns, in-person attendance will have a maximum capacity. On-site registration cannot be accommodated. For questions or special requests please contact [email protected].

2023 Conference Pricing 

In-Person Conference Pricing 

Pre-Conference: $125

Conference: $325

Spirit of ITUP Annual Networking Dinner: $125

Virtual Conference Pricing 

Pre-Conference: $75

Conference: $225

ITUP Annual Conference Fellowship

Apply Here!

ITUP is committed to ensuring that the information and resources shared during the conference are accessible to all our attendees. In line with our mission, we recognize that organizations and individuals focused on marginalized people including the LGBTQ+ community, Disability community, and Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) experience unjust funding disparities and significant wealth gaps.

Consequently, ITUP is offering Non-Profit organizations, specifically organizations focused on marginalized communities such as the BIPOC, LGBTQ+, and Disability communities, discounted registration through a Conference Fellowship.

Lodging & Travel

Hotel Accommodations

To help you make the most of your ITUP Annual Conference experience, we have reserved a block of guest rooms at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. The Sheraton is located across the street from the conference venue, the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center (formerly Sacramento Convention Center). Please note that rooms are limited and available on a first-come, first-serve basis.

The Sheraton Grand is located directly across the street from the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Its modern lodgings include on-site valet parking, free lobby WiFi, an outdoor pool, and a 24-hour fitness center. Each room features a flat-screen TV, safe, coffeemaker, work desk, and a Sheraton Signature Sleep Experience bed complete with feather and foam pillows.

Book online now or book by calling (916) 447-1700 and mentioning the “ITUP” room block to receive discounted room rates. Book by January 16!

Park & Air Travel

There are several parking garages located near the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Select a parking garage below to view it on a map:

Locate and reserve parking space here!

Sacramento International Airport (SMF)

The Sacramento International Airport is located 11 miles from the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center. Taxi, shuttle, car rental, and flight information is available on SMF’s website.

Agenda At A Glance

*Agenda subject to change

We would like to acknowledge that we gather at this event on the traditional land of the of the Nisenan, past and present, and honor with gratitude the land itself and the people who have stewarded it throughout the generations. We respect their sovereignty, their right to self-determination and we honor their sacred spiritual connection with the land and water. https://native-land.ca/



ITUP’s Annual Conference is the statewide health policy conference in California that for more than 20 years has been the venue for state and local leaders to connect with colleagues, stay current with emerging health policy successes and challenges and learn about best practices and opportunities in California and around the country.

Annual conference sponsorship offsets a portion of conference costs including staffing, materials, venue, and audio/visual service. There are no limits or restrictions on sponsorship amounts!

COVID-19 Policy

All conference attendees are asked to adhere to the most current COVID-19 public health guidance from the California Department of Public Health.

General COVID-19 Policies

All event attendees are asked to follow federal, state, and local guidelines regarding COVID-19, including: 

  • Do not attend in person if you are sick or have tested positive for COVID-19. Contact [email protected] to change registration to virtual.
  • Do not attend in person if you have been advised to quarantine or isolate by a health care provider or a public health official. Contact [email protected] to change registration to virtual.
  • If you develop signs and symptoms of illness while at the event, please seek medical assistance as appropriate.
  • Maintain and follow physical distancing directives.
  • Wear masks or facial coverings when and where suggested (or mandated by the local health authority).

What Event Organizers Are Doing to Keep You Safe

  • All in-person attendees are recommended to be vaccinated. If you are not, we welcome you to attend virtually.
  • Masks and hand sanitizer will be available onsite for all attendees.

COVID-19 Safety at the SAFE Credit Union Convention Center

  • Touch-free, hand sanitizing stations are provided in all approved public space areas and/or common areas, including but not limited to, main lobby and event space entrances, food service areas, stairs, elevators, and escalator landings.
  • SAFE Credit Union Convention Center is GBAC STAR Certified. As the cleaning industry’s only outbreak prevention, response, and recovery accreditation, The Global Biorisk Advisory Council® (GBAC) STAR™ accreditation is the gold standard for prepared facilities. GBAC STAR™ helps organizations establish protocols and procedures, offers expert-led training, and assesses a facility’s readiness for biorisk situations. The program verifies that the SAFE Credit Union Convention & Performing Arts District implements best practices to prepare for, respond to and recover from outbreaks and pandemics.
  • Washing stations are available in all restrooms throughout the facilities. Each restroom has touchless sink faucets, toilet fixtures, and urinal fixtures to reduce cross-contamination and promote better hygiene throughout front-of-house and back-of-house areas. Health-conscious hygiene practices are vital to helping prevent the spread of infectious diseases. All restrooms will be frequently and thoroughly disinfected during event hours.
  • SAFE Credit Union Convention Center’s HVAC systems are carefully managed to provide the appropriate indoor air circulation and proper outside makeup air per industry standards, meeting Air Quality and OSHA requirements.

*Please note that this page may be updated to reflect changes in public health guidance and event organizers’ responses.


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Contact Us:

For more information, please contact:

Emili Cossio
Director of Programs
[email protected]

For media inquiries, please contact:

Sandra Hernandez
Senior Communications Coordinator
[email protected]