2016 CSU Facilities Management Conference

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Our conference is located at the Hyatt Regency Indian Wells property. More information »


If you pre-registered for tours or other events, it will be noted in your registration packet. Consult the CSU FMC staff at the registration desk to add a tour, if available. Please meet in the hotel’s main entrance lobby and check-in with a CSU FMC staff prior to boarding the bus. Please arrive 15 minutes prior to departure time.


Business casual is appropriate attire for all conference sessions. Cocktail attire is suggested for the Monday evening reception and dinner.

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Business Services

As a full-service resort and conference center near Palm Springs, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa provides essential amenities for executive travelers. Whether you need to finesse an important client presentation or simply want to check your email, Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa provides guests with a complete "mobile office" in the PSAV Business Center. Conveniently located in the Indian Wells Conference Center, across from the main resort entrance, the business center offers services for meeting planners and attendees, business travelers and leisure guests including:

  • Copying / printing
  • On-site computer workstations
  • High speed Internet access
  • Office equipment rentals available
  • Personal computer rentals available
  • FedEx shipping materials available
  • Facsimile transmission services
  • Scanning services.
  • Mac Computer station available

The Business Center is completely automated and available to guests 24 hours a day. Please use your hotel room key for access. All stations require a credit card.

For more information on services offered at our conference center and to request a pricing guide, please contact (760) 776-0848, 922HG@swank.com.

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Concierge hours are from 8:00 am to 8:00 pm; (760) 674-4080.

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For emergencies, contact the Security Department by dialing 0 from any courtesy phone located throughout the hotel.


There are two ways to submit evaluations:
1. Guidebook: Each session in Guidebook will have a link. Click on the link to submit your feedback.
2. Paper evaluation forms will be available at all sessions for attendees who don’t have smart phones or tablets.

Plan ahead—download the Guidebook app or a QR scanner today! For more
information, see “Guidebook” sections.

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Access the entire program, session evaluations, maps, a list of registrants, and more on your mobile device and create your own schedule! CSU FMC’s Guidebook app is available for iOS, Android, Blackberry, and web-enabled devices and can be downloaded in October.

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Scan this QR code (at left) to download the Guidebook app.
Visit http://guidebook.com/getit from your phone’s browser

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Internet Access

It's easy to stay connected to friends, family, and colleagues no matter where you are at Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa. Hotel Internet access is readily available. Working in your spacious hotel room or suite? Planning your sightseeing activities over breakfast in Lantana, or checking your e-mail while relaxing at the Citrus Marketplace and Cafe?

Hotel wireless Internet access means you never have to be out of touch when you stay at our relaxing Indian Wells resort.

Wireless internet access is complimentary in the public areas of the hotel, guests of the resort will receive an upgrade to premium access (included in the resort fee).

For more information, please call (760) 341-1000.

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Lost and Found

Items found in meeting or reception rooms, or on buses, will be taken to the registration desk.

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Maps (Google Map)

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Newcomer Mixer

First-time conference attendees are invited to attend this rousing, one-hour welcome to the CSU Facilities Management Conference and Indian Wells. Join us on Sunday, from 4:30–5:30 pm in Verbena Terrace.

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Hyatt Regency Indian Wells Resort & Spa offers several parking options to make your stay at our Indian Wells resort even more convenient. Feel at ease regarding the safety and proximity of your vehicle, with the self parking lot located on property.

Overnight parking is available for registered hotel guests at the special conference rate of $5 for self-parking with in and out privileges and $25 for valet, per day.

For non-registered hotel guests, parking rates are $7 for self-parking and $25 for valet, per day.

For more parking information, please contact the Valet Office at (760) 674-4085.


PowerPoint presentations will be posted to the website following the close of the conference.

Innovation Sessions

Innovation Sessions provide an opportunity for a sponsor to speak to a small informal conference audience for 15 minutes. These events will be held in the Exhibit Hall (two occurring simultaneously in separate locations). A flat screen, table and laptop will be provided along with chairs for attendees. There will be a
5-minute break between sessions; all Innovation Sessions will conclude within the allotted 15 minutes.

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Registration is located in the Indian Wells East Foyer of the Hyatt Regency Conference Center. Pre-registered attendees may pick up their badge and registration materials at the registration counters. There is no on-site registration.

Registration Hours:

Sunday, October 19 9:30 AM–5:30 PM
Monday, October 20 7:00 AM–5:00 PM
Tuesday, October 21 7:00 AM–3:30 PM
Wednesday, October 19 7:30 AM–9:00 AM

For more information, click here.

Resort Fee


For a daily fee of $5.00 per room, the resort will provide: 24-hour access to the fitness center, unlimited fitness and yoga classes, in room premium internet access, in room personal Starbucks coffee & tea maker, in room safe, unlimited local telephone calls and access charges for 1-800 or 1-888 phone calls, incoming faxes, filtered water stations, daily newspaper available in main lobby, one hour tennis court time per day, 10% off select merchandise at Agua Serena Spa, skin consultation at the Medical and Skin Spa, discounted green fees at Indian Wells Golf Resort, shuttle service to Indian Wells Golf Resort, golf bag storage, 9-hole putting course at Indian Wells Golf Resort, 10% off selected merchandise at Indian Wells Golf Resort Pro Shop, outdoor games and activities, seasonal evening live entertainment in Agave Sunset.


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Session Formats

Concurrent Sessions (90-minute sessions offered on Monday and 60-minute sessions on Tuesday)
Roundtables (90-minute interactive and focused discussion offered on Monday)
Innovation Sessions (15-minute presentation offered on Monday and Tuesday)
CSU Business Meetings for Affinity Groups (closed sessions) (various meeting duration offered Sunday, Monday and Wednesday to CSU Staff only)

For the conference schedule, click here.


A BIG thank you to our sponsors. List of these firms are can be found in the program and GuideBook.

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For Super Shuttle, Taxi, and driving directions, click here.

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Weather (Local Weather)

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