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Regional Collaboration:
Addressing Common
Challenges

Thursday, August 2, 2018
11:30 am – 5 pm • W Hotel, Hollywood
6250 Hollywood Blvd., Los Angeles, CA 90028

Uncover answers to the challenges of housing, homelessness, and infrastructure by hearing from experts and peers who are working on solutions. 

As a leader in LA County, you are confronted with the complex challenges that face our region, including housing, homeless, infrastructure, and poverty. Joins us for an engaging event at our first 88 Cities Summit. Hear best practices from colleagues and counterparts, and leave with tangible solutions.

Attendees will include:

  • Mayors and City Councilmembers
  • City managers and
    administrators
  • County leaders and
    administrators
  • University and College presidents
  • Economic
    development practitioners
  • Education partners

Solutions to our individual, yet common issues, can be from exploring a regional approach. 

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KEYNOTE SPEAKER
The Honorable Julian Castro
Former Secretary of Housing and
Urban Development and Former
Mayor of San Antonio, Texas

Additional Presenters

Fernando Guerra
Director 
Leavey Center for the Study of Los Angeles
Loyola Marymount University

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Doug Baron
Senior Manager
County of Los Angeles 
Office of Chief Executive Officer

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Elizabeth Shapiro
Chief Operating Officer
BizFed 

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Steve PonTell
President and CEO
National Community Renaissance 

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Mark Pestrella
Director
County of Los Angeles, Department of Public Works

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Chris Ko
Director of Housing Initiatives
United Way of Greater Los Angeles 

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Tommy Newman
Director of Public Affairs
United Way of Greater Los Angeles

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Jennifer Hernandez
Partner
West Coast Land Use and Environmental Group 

Contact us for a special city rate, extended to July 13!

88 Cities Summit Agenda

Welcome & Overview

Doug Baron, Los Angeles County Economic Development Strategy

Mark Pestrella, Director, County of Los Angeles Public Works

Lunch Keynote: Julian Castro, Former Housing and Urban Development Secretary & Mayor, San Antonio, TX

United Way of Greater Los Angeles: How Your City Can Get #EveryoneIn to End Homelessness

BizFed Institute: The Pulse of Business in the LA Region & Interactive Collaborative Conversation

Dr. Fernando Guerra, Loyola Marymount University, Leavey Center for the Study of LA – Mayor’s Survey Results

Closing Remarks

Dismissed to BizFed Freshman Policymakers Reception

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Presenting Sponsor

Leaders’ Exchange Sponsors

Program Sponsors

Summit Sponsors

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Advisory Partners

League of California Cities, Los Angeles County Division
California Contract Cities Association

FOR SPONSORSHIP INFORMATION, CONTACT:

Samuel Marquez •  Propel L.A. •  [email protected] •  213-236-4862