Category: Annual Conferences

2017 Annual Policy Conference

“Should California Have Its Own Trade Policy?” This year’s conference will focus on international trade and investment policies. Recognizing that international trade and investment policies are both economically critical and politically sensitive for Californians, the conference will seek to clarify the next steps for our leaders and our communities in an unsettling and unprecedented era.

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2016 Annual Policy Conference

“Election 2016: What On Earth Happened? Where Does California Go From Here?” took a deep dive into the election and voting behavior, and followed-up with a discussion on the dynamics of the Republican and Democratic parties, and how Los Angeles, and California’s policies will intersect, and be impacted by, the new administration.

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2015 Annual Policy Conference

“The Ports of L.A. and Long Beach: Links In A Chain” conference addressed issues such as the Governor’s Executive Order B-32-15, port productivity, environmental concerns and community impact, labor, technology, and innovation (i.e. port automation), and educating the next generation

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