About the Conference


2015 National Conference
June 5-10, 2015
Minneapolis, Minn.

The 2015 National Conference program will be announced in January 2015.

The APPA National Conference—public power's largest annual gathering—helps utility leaders connect with partners and peers while learning about the complex issues facing our industry. The program features leading political, economic, business and public policy thinkers and public power leaders addressing the critical issues shaping our industry’s future, to help you think strategically about your utility’s future.

Connect with hundreds of public power leaders from around the country at the APPA National Conference, including:

  • Governing boards (elected and appointed)
  • City council members
  • Mayors
  • General managers
  • Senior utility executives
  • Other utility managers and future leaders responsible for policy and strategy
  • Industry partners, including strategic thinkers and subject matter experts

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Call for Ideas

APPA welcomes your topic and speaker ideas for future APPA conferences and events. To submit your idea for consideration, complete this form.

Please note, conference topics are generally determined 6-8 months before the event is held. Ideas will be kept on file for a full year, so if the agenda for the conference has already been determined, your ideas will be considered for the next year’s event, or in case any space opens up for the upcoming program. You will be contacted only if your idea is selected for an upcoming conference.

2014 National Conference in Denver:


2014 National Conference Elite Sponsor

 2014 National Conference Diamond Sponsors

      Black & Veatch 

Contact APPA's Membership & Marketing Manager Pam Cowen at PCowen@PublicPower.org or 202.467.2903 for information on 2014 sponsorship opportunities.

Future Dates & Call for Ideas

June 5-10, 2015
Minneapolis, Minn.

June 10-15, 2016
Phoenix, Ariz.

June 16-21, 2017
Orlando, Fla.

June 15-20, 2018
New Orleans, La.