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2014 LABC Sustainability Summit: California Energy and Water Policy: Is it Driving New Jobs and Investment in Los Angeles?

Apr 25 @ 7:00 am-2:00 pm

J.R. DeShazo will be a speaker at this year’s LABC Annual Sustainability Summit. Hailed by notables nationwide as the singular LA event that captures how best to build and capitalize on the new clean tech economy, this exceptional forum advocates for business-driven solutions and policy-prescriptions that can make clean energy more profitable.  At this year’s summit, L.A. CityMayor Garcetti is invited to share with us his vision and plan for a sustainable city that creates new jobs and businesses. Also invited to give keynotes are Dr. Manuel Pastor, Director of USC’s Program for Environmental and Regional Equity, and City of Lancaster Mayor R. Rex Parris, who set Lancaster on a path to becoming a net zero city. Confirmed speakers also include: California State Senator Kevin de Leon; Gary Lee Moore, Interim Executive Director of the Port of Los Angeles; Robert Katherman, Water Replenishment District of Southern California; Commissioner Andrew McAllister, California Energy Commission and many more. The LABC Institute will be partnering with the UCLA Luskin Center for Innovation and the USC Program for Environmental and Regional Equity to conduct research and release a report on the LADWP Clean LA Solar (Feed-in-Tariff) Program that will provide an early snapshot of the local impacts and offer suggestions for maximizing the benefits as the program seeks to scale up to a 600 MW Program. For more information, Click Here.


Apr 25
7:00 am-2:00 pm


TBA Public Affairs Building
337 Charles E Young Dr East
Los Angeles, CA 90095 United States


UCLA Luskin Office of Alumni Relations