This event will convene two panels of experts to explore how the City of Los Angeles and the State of California can maintain their leadership in climate action and serve as a model for other cities and states around the world.
Panel #1 will explore the intersection of resilience, climate change and prosperity. How can we use innovation, investment, and the power of the marketplace to make change?
Jonathan Parfrey, Executive Director, Climate Resolve
Cara Horowitz, Co-Executive Director, UCLA's Emmett Institute on Climate Change and the Environment
Gary Gero, Chief Sustainability Officer, LA County
Jacquelyn Dupont-Walker, Metro Commissioner, President - Ward Economic Development Corp
Panel #2: How have local, regional and state entities worked together to enact ambitious climate policies?
Matt Petersen, CEO & President, Los Angeles Cleantech Incubator
Dawn Wilson, Director of Environmental Policy & Affairs, Southern California Edison
Miguel Sangalang, Deputy Mayor for Budget & Innovation, Office of LA Mayor Eric Garcetti
Bill Funderburk, Partner, Castellon & Funderburk, LLP