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Featured Speakers, Panelists and Framers

The event will focus on capturing the wisdom of all attendees. To that end, we will be featuring an engaging gathering of individuals to frame the discussion and facilitate the day's dialogue. Invited and confirmed speakers, panelists, and framers include:

  • Martin Adams
    Director of Water Operations, Los Angeles Department of Water & Power
  • Ken Alex
    Senior Assistant Attorney General, Environment Section, California Attorney General’s Office
  • Rhiannon Bailard
    Assistant Vice President, Governmental & Regulatory Affairs, and Director, Center for Sustainability, Pepperdine University
  • David Barrett
    Assistant General Counsel (Environmental), Sempra Energy
  • Mayor Bill Bogaard
    Mayor, City of Pasadena
  • Claire Bowin
    City Planner, City of Los Angeles Planning Department
  • John Bruno
    Vice President and General Manager, DMB Redwood City Saltworks, A Cargill / DMB Associates Venture
  • Lynda Bybee
    Deputy Executive Officer, Community Relations, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
  • Gerard Cappello
    Founder of Greenside, LLC.
  • Devon Cichoski
    Regional Communications Manager, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
  • Brad Cox
    Managing Director, Trammell Crow Company
  • Steve Coyle
    Founder and principal of Town-Green, and Co-Founder, National Charrette Institute
  • Peter M. Detwiler
    Staff Director, California State Senate’s Committee on Local Government
  • Beth S. Dorris
    Partner, Environmental Department, Best Best & Krieger
  • Isabelle Duvivier
    Principal, Duvivier Architects
  • Todd Eichenberger
    Vice President, Sustainable Shelter Inc.
  • Tracy Egoscue
    Executive Officer, Los Angeles Regional Water Quality Control Board
  • Cecilia V. Estolano
    Chief Executive Officer, Community Redevelopment Agency, Los Angeles (CRA/LA)
  • Eric Garcetti *
    Council Member and President, Los Angeles City Council, and Vice-Chair, Energy and the Environment Committee
  • Julie Gertler
    Founder, Consensus Inc
  • Gail Goldberg
    Director, Los Angeles City Planning Department
  • Karen Goldberg
    Assistant Regional Counsel, Region IX, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Greg Greenway
    Executive Director, Threshold 2009
  • David Hertz
    President, S.E.A, the Studio of Environmental Architecture
  • Bryan Jackson
    Partner, Allen Matkins, Editor, Green Building Update and Adjunct Professor, USC, Green and Sustainable Construction
  • Janet Kerr
    Founder and Executive Director, Palmer Center for Entrepreneurship & the Law, and Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law
  • Krista Kline
    Urban Planning & Design Coordinator, Mayor's Office of Economic Development, City of Los Angeles
  • Alana Knaster
    Deputy Director, Monterey County Resource Management Agency
  • Pam O'Connor
    Mayor Pro Tempore, City Santa Monica, 2nd VP, Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG), and Board of Directors, Los Angeles County Metropolitan Transportation Authority (Metro)
  • Mayor Abbe Land
    Mayor, City of West Hollywood
  • Senator Fran Pavley
    State Senator, Senate District 23, and Author of AB 32
  • Katherine Aguilar Perez
    Executive Director, Urban Land Institute--Los Angeles
  • Pete Peterson
    Executive Director, Common Sense California
  • Greg Reitz
    Principal and Co-Founder, REthink Development
  • Fred Rubin
    Assistant Director, Los Angeles County Department of Public Works
  • Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger *
    Governor, State of California
  • Susan Sherry
    Founder and Executive Director, Center for Collaborative Policy
  • Alice Siu
    Associate Director, Center for Deliberative Democracy, Stanford University
  • Thomas Stipanowich
    Professor of Law, Pepperdine University School of Law, Director of the Straus Institute for Dispute Resolution
  • Woodie Tescher
    Principal, Technical Director for Planning + Urban Design, PBS & J.
  • Patrick Tighe
    Principal and Lead Designer, Patrick Tighe Architecture
  • Pamela Conley Ulich
    Former Mayor and current City Councilmember, City of Malibu.
  • Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa *
    Mayor, City of Los Angeles
  • Walker Wells
    Director, Green Urbanism Program, Global Green USA, and author Blueprint for Greening Affordable Housing
  • Steve Zikman
    Attorney, Zikman Law Group, and Principal, Zikman Collaborative Strategies

* Invited speaker. Please check back at this website for updated status.