The California Hispanic Chambers of Commerce recognizes that the number one priority for California residents and businesses is job creation and job sustainability for California’s Economy.
The CHCC’s 2015 Economic Summit in conjunction with policy makers, corporate, education and community leaders will work to help outline a plan to create jobs in California and exemplify how Hispanics play a significant role in California’s economy.
Radisson Hotel Ontario Airport
2200 East Holt Boulevard
10:00AM - 12:15PM - GENERAL SESSIONS
10:00AM - The Power of Small Business in Today's Economy
Robert C. Lapsley, President, California Business Roundtable
11:15AM - Immigration Reform and Job Growth
Marcia Davalos, Southern California outreach Manager, Small Business Majority - Presentation
Catherine Lyons, California Director, FWD.us - Presentation
Alison Gifford, Policy Advisor, Partnership for New American Economy - Presentation
12:30PM - 02:00PM - LUNCHEON
Panel: Environmental Development in California and the Impact on Small Businesses
MODERATOR: Jose Pérez, Executive Director, Hispanics in Energy.
Sandra Berg, Board Member, California Air Resource Board - Handout 1; Handout 2
Jeff Morales, Chief Executive Officer, High Speed Rail Authority.
Will Kempton, Executive Director, California Transportation Commission.
Brian Barreto, External Affairs, California American Water
Eric Schmidt, Co-Founder, Exquadrum, Co.
02:15PM - 03:15PM - PANEL
Prioritizing Training and Education to Support Businesses Needs
MODERATOR: Myeisha Peguero Gamino, VP Greater LA Area, JPMorgan & Chase
Rocky Chavez, Asseemblymember, 76th Assembly District. TBC
Trini Jimenez, Director, Government Affairs, BNSF Railway Company
Tim Aldinger, Director of Workforce Development Services,
Foundation for California Community Colleges
Stewart Knox, Executive Director, Employment Training Partner
John Husing, Chief Economist, Inland Empire Economic Partnership
03:30PM - 05:30PM - ELECTED OFFICIALS RECEPTION
For sponsorship opportunities contact Alice at (916) 444-2221.