3rd Annual Statewide Conference on Illegal Dumping

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3rd Annual Statewide Conference on Illegal Dumping

Organized by Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley and the Illegal Dumping Task Force.

By Supervisor Nate Miley

When and where

Date and time

April 19 · 12:30pm - April 21 · 3:30pm PDT


Oakland 125 12th Street Suite 400 Oakland, CA 94607

Refund Policy

Refunds up to 7 days before event
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About this event

  • 2 days 3 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Conference Overview

The 3rd Annual Statewide Conference on Illegal Dumping seeks to elevate and disseminate best practices for addressing illegal dumping throughout the State of California. The theme of this years' Conference is "Partnerships" and seeks to promotes cross-sector collaboration centered around The Three E's Strategy (Education, Eradication, Enforcement) for Urban, Suburban, and Rural communities. Each day of the Conference will feature a series of speakers and presentations from experts in the field.

The Conference is a hybrid event, with in-person activities in downtown Oakland, CA and also available online via Zoom. More information is available in the Conference Details section below.

Rebroadcasts of previous Conferences are available online:

To learn more about the Conference, to sponsor the Conference, or otherwise get involved, reach out to the Erin Armstrong, Conference Organizer, at Erin.Armstrong@acgov.org.

Conference Details:

Dates & Times:

April 19th - April 21st, 2023

  • Wednesday, April 19th: Welcome Reception & Networking (Evening Only | In-Person Only)
  • Thursday, April 20th: Conference (All Day)
  • Friday, April 21st: Conference (Morning Only)


The conference will take place in-person at the Alameda County Training and Conference Center, located at 125 12th Street, Suite 400 Oakland CA 94607.


  • $149.99 - In Person Admission (Early Bird) - Available until March 31st, 2023
  • $14.99 - Online Admission (Early Bird) - Available until March 31st, 2023
  • $199.99 - In Person Admission - Available after March 31st, 2023
  • $19.99 - Online Admission - Available after March 31st, 2023


The following discounts options are available by entering the BOLD codes at check out:

  • StudentDiscount - Students receive 90% off. Register with your .edu email address.
  • NonProfitDiscount - Nonprofits receive 75% off. Register with your .org email address.
  • TaskForceDiscount - Illegal Dumping Task Force members receive 33% off.


Scholarships are available to a limited number of individuals who wish to attend the Conference by cannot otherwise afford the cost of admission. To apply for a scholarship please fill out the Scholarship Application Form. For addtional questions about scholarships email: Erin.Armstrong@acgov.org.


The Conference is not able to offer hotel blocks or room discounts. However, we recommend the following hotels as options for participants traveling for the Conference. Both options are within walking distance of the Conference and accessible by public transit. Both hotels offer valet parking and a variety of amenities.

Speaker/Panelist Information

Conference Host:

Nate Miley was first elected to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors in November 2000 and is currently serving his sixth term. He represents District 4, which includes portions of Oakland, from Montclair in the north to Oracle Arena and the Oakland Coliseum in the south, the City of Pleasanton and the unincorporated communities of Ashland, Castro Valley, Cherryland, El Portal Ridge, Fairmont Terrace, Fairview and Hillcrest Knolls. In January 2021, he was appointed Vice-President by his colleagues on the Board of Supervisors.

Prior to representing District 4, he had the honor of serving the residents of Oakland City Council District 6 where he earned the moniker "maverick" for his tenacity in challenging the status quo and pursuing novel, grassroots-based solutions which leveraged community engagement to tackle issues and problems. As a County Supervisor, he continues to engage and empower communities, protect open space, strengthen our healthcare system, and create more livable and safe neighborhoods. He brings with him a commitment and platform to deliver and improve transportation, healthcare, public safety, and social services to his highly diverse constituent base.

Conference Announcer:

Erin Armstrong has a successful track record of tackling the most complex and challenging problems facing the Bay Area, with experience in addressing illegal dumping, police oversight, and more. She has an MBA/MPP from Mills College in Oakland, and is the Special Assistant to Alameda County Supervisor Nate Miley where she helps to craft policies for Early Care and Education, Police Oversight and Reform, and Homelessness. In 2019 she helped to launch the Alameda County Illegal Dumping (ACID) Pilot, a cross-sector collaborative aimed at addressing illegal dumping.

Keynote Speakers:

California State Treasurer Fiona Ma

Fiona Ma is California’s 34th State Treasurer. She was elected on November 6, 2018 with more votes (7,825,587) than any other candidate for treasurer in the state's history. She is the first woman of color and the first woman Certified Public Accountant (CPA) elected to the position.

Terrill Haigler (Ya Fav Trashman)

Terrill Haigler, Founder & President of the “Ya Fav Trashman” Brand, nominee for Honorary Doctor of Philosophy, in Business Administration at T.I.U.A. School of Business. Terrill is the father of three amazing children Aria, Aiden, and Aubrey. He is an author, business coach, and verified social media influencer with over 31.7K followers.
He is the Founder and Executive Director of YaFav Hauling Service, a company he developed to supplement the city’s sanitation department and to deter illegal dumping. He is also the founder and president of “Trash 2 Treasure” a non-profit organization dedicated to environmental justice. Terrill has organized 84 clean-up events, mobilized 5,608 volunteers, obtained sponsorship from 32 businesses, and removed 415 tons of trash over the last two years.



5:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Doors Open

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Mingle / Networking

6:00 PM - 6:10 PM

Welcome Message

6:10 PM - 6:20 PM

Title Sponsor Remarks

Waste Management

6:20 PM - 6:50 PM

Panel Discuccion

Yon Hardisty

Victoria Partida

Monica Rosquillas

Mary Forte

The Community Showcase Panel will feature several community and grassroots organizations that exemplify best-practices in addressing illegal dumping.

6:50 PM - 7:00 PM

Q & A

7:00 PM - 7:10 PM

Closing Message

7:10 PM - 7:50 PM

Mingle / Networking

7:50 PM - 8:00 PM

Guest Departure

About the organizer

From $14.99