San Diego Candidates Green Policy Forum 2012
Thursday, October 4, 2012 from 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM (PDT)
San Diego, CA
San Diego Candidates Green Policy Forum 2012 gathers candidates for local, state, and national office on October 4th, 2012, to hear their positions on strategic issues in Green policy, such as green job creation and more. Join Mayoral Candidate Bob Filner, Congressional candidates Scott Peters, Rep. Susan Davis and David Secor. County Supervisor candidate Dave Roberts, State Assembly candidates Dr. Shirley Weber, RJ Hernandez and Pat Hurley. Reserve your seat now for October 4th, and be a part of a dynamic night of civic discussion on the sustainable and economic future of San Diego. $20 ticket includes meal, beverages, free parking and proceedings. Cricket Communications, Inc., is our Venue Sponsor. Register now, and please Share or Like. http://sdforum2012.eventbrite.com
San Diego Candidates Green Policy Forum
October 4th, 2012
Registration, Buffet, Networking
CA 52nd Congressional Forum
Commissioner Scott Peters (confirmed)
Rep. Brian Bilbray (declined)
State Assembly District 77 Forum
Dr. Shirley Weber (confirmed)
City of San Diego Mayoral Race Forum & Debate
Rep. Bob Filner (confirmed)
Councilmember Carl DeMaio (declined)
CA 53rd Congressional District Forum
Rep. Susan Davis (confirmed)
State Assembly District 77 Forum
RJ Hernandez (confirmed)
County Supervisor District 3 Forum
Deputy Mayor Dave Roberts (confirmed)
State Assembly District 71 Forum
Pat Hurley (confirmed)
Assemblymember Brian Jones (declined)
50th Congressional District Forum
Agenda subject to change, conditional upon confirmations and availability of candidates.
Additional information for attendees: $20 + Eventbrite fee admission includes a complimentary meal, beverages, and candidate ppt presentations, if any. Presented by Green Experts Academy and The Sustainability Alliance of Southern California (SASC). Register now to reserve your seat, and bring questions for the candidates: http://sdforum2012.eventbrite.com.
We thank our Venue Sponsor, The Green Team of Cricket Communications, Inc.
The forum will be led by Professor Kathleen Connell, social entrepreneur and Founder of Green Experts Academy. Connell is Adjunct Faculty at National University's School of Engineering, Technology and Media, teaching in the Master of Science in Sustainability Management Program. She also has a distinguished NASA background, and is a co-founder of the science of Astrobiology. For her service to the nation and to NASA, she was presented with the NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal. A public policy and strategic communications expert, Connell is a former Congressional Advisor to NASA Headquarters. Prof. Connell also served as the founding Policy Director of the Aerospace States Association, composed the nation's Lt. Governors.
Joining Professor Connell is Mr. Alan Ball, a former senior executive of Qualcomm, who pioneered sustainable solutions for the company. Mr. Ball is the CEO of Sustainable Intelligence, Inc. He is also the Chairman and CEO of The Sustainability Alliance of Southern California (SASC), as well as Chairman of the Board of the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE). SASC was the first organizer of the San Diego movement to defeat Proposition 23.
More Information About The San Diego Candidates Green Policy Forum 2012
This forum is one in a series of pioneering and popular Green jobs, economy, and policy events, including "San Diego Election 2010: Candidates Forum on Sustainability" and "America's Finest Green City." See The Green Experts Academy Host area on this site for further information on other events presented by Green Experts Academy in 2011 and 2012. These and related forums, workshops and continuing education events have featured over 100 top Green leaders, elected officials and thought leaders from the public, private, academic and non-profit sectors. Attendees are professionals, leaders, re-careering individuals, entrepreneurs, and citizens from San Diego, California and the West Coast.
This forum will welcome selected candidates to present their sustainability positions and accomplishments. Questions regarding the Green economy, job creation, sustainability and small business opportunities, climate policy, proposed power plants, San Onofre/nuclear energy, urban agriculture and forests, environmental health, the clean tech cluster in San Diego, solar energy, wind, public lands, community choice aggregation, The SANDAG plan, public transportation, financing solutions, water, climate change and extreme weather, AB 32 implementation, PACE, retrofitting public and private buildings, energy efficiency, biofuels and next generation cars, research on renewable energy, oil/natural gas subsidies, preserving our beaches/oceans may be asked of candidates, as appropriate. Bring your question!
Tickets will sell fast for this popular event. Please Like us on Facebook and help share the Green message. Thank You! $25 at the door, so save and get an advance ticket now. Tickets may be transferred, but not refundable at this low price.
Media: Comped, please advise organizer you will be attending.
Trackers: Allowed, be professional, must register, tape candidates only, sit in special area, and present ID at registration.
Disruption: Not allowed!