6th Annual California Policy Summit

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Google Community Space

177 Steuart

San Francisco, CA 94105

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The California Policy Summit convenes California’s small business leaders and policy experts to discuss key issues that impact both the API community and economic sustainability. Engage in a conversation focused on the impact and opportunity for both California’s workforce and its small business economy in an ever-evolving digital landscape.


PROGRAM

9:30am – 10:00am

Registration and Networking


10:00am – 10:05am

Welcome Remarks


10:05am – 10:20am

Keynote: Malia Cohen, Chair, California Board of Equalization


10:30am – 11:30am

Panel 1 – Data Protection & Privacy: The Balance Between Security and a Competitive Market

As the technology sector continues to evolve, consumer data protection and privacy has grown into a hot button issue. While consumer privacy is paramount to safely navigating the web - data is paramount to small business actively competing in a larger digital landscape to reach new markets. Our expert panel will dive into the challenges and opportunities presented by new California policies and present strategies for small businesses to keep their customers’ data safe while still remaining competitive online.

Moderator: Harry Lightsey, Principal, Hawksbill Advisors

Panelists:

  • Kary Marshall, Senior Attorney, California Department of Technology
  • Rachel Michelin, President, California Retailers Association
  • Peter Leroe-Muñoz, Vice President of Technology & Innovation Policy, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
  • Suneel Sundar, Cybersecurity Engineer, MITRE Corporation


11:30am – 12:00pm

Lunch and Networking


12:15pm – 12:30 pm

Keynote: Henry Childs II, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce


12:30pm – 1:30pm

Panel 2 – Creating Digital Pathways to Empower a 21st Century Workforce in a Global Economy

In a majority, minority State how can policy makers ensure that pathways and access to the next global economy are created? We will explore existing and proposed programs to bolster our workforce to keep up with demand for highly skilled workforce to be competitive in the next global economy.

Moderator: Henry Childs II, National Director, Minority Business Development Agency, U.S. Department of Commerce

Panelists:

  • Derek Gordon, Chief Operating Officer, Calbright College
  • Bill Mueller, Executive Director, Valley Vision
  • Curtis Notsinneh, Chief Deputy Director, California Workforce Development Board
  • Egon Terplan, Senior Advisor on Economic Development and Transportation at OPR, GO-Biz
  • Van Ton Quinlivan, mediaX Distinguished Visiting Scholar, Stanford University


1:30pm – 2:00pm

Closing Remarks and Networking


******** Photos may be taken and used for Chamber publications during this event. If you have any questions, please contact Sneha Lakkaraju at slakka@calasiancc.org ********

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