Annual Conferences

Should California Have Its Own Trade Policy? A Summary Report

Presented in association with the Los Angeles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC) and the World Trade Center Los Angeles (WTC LA), the conference brought together elected and appointed officials; business, labor, as well as environmental leaders; and community members and students to learn about California’s role in international trade and investment. The conference was designed to encourage Californians to promote and craft inclusive and forward-looking policies that will benefit multiple stakeholders.

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2016 Elections 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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