Includes the States of:

Arizona - Alaska - California
Colorado - Guam - Hawaii
Idaho - Montana - Nevada
New Mexico - Oregon - Utah
Washington - Wyoming

Board Advisory Member:

David Jarman
Placer County Water Agency
(530) -823-4873

        Agenda Committee Members:

  • Zaib Malik, Sanford Burnham Medical Research Institute
  • Tonya English, Yuba County District Attorney's Office
  • Tao Elson, Butte County

West SUGA 2015 Regional Training Event
Renaissance Palm Springs
888 E Tahquitz Canyon Way

Palm Springs, CA 92262

Monday, December 7 - Wednesday, December 9, 2015


West SUGA will take place in beautiful Palm Springs for this year’s conference!  The Renaissance and Palm Springs Convention Center is located in downtown Palm Springs.  The downtown district has plenty of shopping, entertainment, art galleries, restaurants, and more!  The Renaissance is also only a short drive to the Living Desert Zoo and Gardens and the Aerial Tramway, which transports you up the cliffs of Chino Canyon for spectacular views of the entire valley!  After an action-packed day, enjoy the hotel’s heated outdoor pool with cabanas and outdoor fire pits.  Click Here for information on entertainment discounts, of Here for a Palm Springs Visitors Guide..

Special conference room rates at the hotel are $148 single/double (not including tax and assessment fees).  The cut-off date for these rates is November 22, 2015. Each hotel room includes plush bedding, a marble bathroom, alarm clock, iron & ironing board, coffee maker, hair dryer, and mini-fridge.  Your room rate also includes complimentary Wi-Fi in your guest room.  Self-parking is $12/night and $22/night for valet.  To make your reservation, please call the hotel reservations at 888-682-1238.  You must identify yourself as attending the “West RTE” Conference to receive these special rates.

Book your group rate for 2015 SUGA West Regional Training Event

The Palm Springs Airport is less than a 5 minute drive.  Airlines serving PSP are: Air Canada, Allegiant, American, Alaska, Delta, jetBlue, United, US Airways, Sun Country, Virgin, Westjet.  The hotel offers a complimentary airport shuttle.  Call the hotel direct at (760) 322-6000 when you are at the airport, as reservations are not needed.  The shuttle typically runs from 4:45 am to midnight.

The LA/Ontario Airport is about an hour drive.  Airlines serving the Ontario airport are: AeroMexico, Alaska, American, Delta, Southwest, United, US Airways, Volaris.  We recommend Super Shuttle to Palm Springs.  The Super Shuttle shared ride, roundtrip, would be $120 for one person.  You may call to make a reservation at 800-258-3826 or online at www.supershuttle.com.  Taxi’s are also available outside the airport.  

Other SUGA Training Events:

SUGA offers five Education & Training events throughout the year (four Regional and one International).  As a SUGA member and/or user of SunGard Public Sector software, you are eligible to attend any of these events.  If you do not see your desired sessions available at the Canadian SUGA event, please check the agenda for other open events.


All available presentations are located on the menu bar under the “Members” pull down menu.  The database includes all presentations provided by SunGard.  As the RUG year goes into 2015 any additional presentations that SunGard provides will be added.  To go directly to the presentations page <click here>.