Schedule

2018-19 SOUTH BAY ECONOMIC FORECAST Conference

A Region in Transition: The Future is Here

October 25, 2018

SCHEDULE

  • 3:00 PM
    Introduction
    Frank Mottek, Anchor – KNX1070
  • 3:05 PM
    Opening remarks
    Dr. Thomas Parham – CSUDH President
  • 3:12 PM
    Telework and Updates of Housing and Transport Trends
    Dr. Jose Martinez – Co-Director, Economic Institute, CSUDH
  • 3:27 PM
    Entrepreneurship / City Economic Development in South Bay
    Dr. Fynnwin Prager – Co-Director, Economic Institute, CSUDH
  • 3:40 PM
    2018-2019 Southbay Economic Forecast Report
    Dr. William Yu – Economist, UCLA Anderson
  • 3:53 PM
    The Future of Media
    Bree Nguyen – Facebook, Head of Partnerships
  • 4:05 PM
    The Vision, the hype, and the reality
    Heidi Pease, Co-Founder – LA Blockchain
  • 4:19 PM
    Every City Can be a Smart City
    Shan Sudar, Founder – Edgesoft, Inc.
  • 4:35 PM
    The Future of Mobility
    Pete Wendt, Senior Planner, Advanced Product Planning (Power Sports Division)
    Aziz Ucmakli, Principle Research Analyst Honda R & D Americas, Inc.
    Matt Staal, Senior Engineer New Product Advisor Advanced Product Planning, Honda R & D Americas, Inc.
  • 5:00 PM
    Speaker Q & A
  • 5:20 PM
    Reception
    Craft Beer and Wine tasting reception in the Palm Courtyard