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Event
2014 Speaker Series on California's Future
A Conversation with California’s Secretary of State Candidates
Date: September 11, 2014
Time: 12:00 to 1:30 p.m. (registration 11:45 a.m.)
Location: Sheraton Grand Hotel
1230 J Street, Gardenia Room
Sacramento, CA 95814


Applied Materials Foundation




Berggruen Institute on Governance
The California Endowment
California healthcare foundation
packard foundation

The James Irvine Foundation

Pacific Life Foundation
The stephen d. bechtel jr. foundation

Sierra health foundation

Southern California Edison

Stuart Foundation

Union Bank

William and Flora Hewlett Foundation

Knowledge partner:
McKinsey & Co

ABOUT THE PROGRAM
What can California do to increase participation in elections and improve the process—from registering voters to tallying the votes? California secretary of state candidates Alex Padilla and Pete Peterson will join PPIC President and CEO Mark Baldassare for a conversation about their priorities, if elected to this important statewide office.

Please register by September 5. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided.

PPIC does not take or support positions on any ballot measure or on any local, state, or federal legislation, nor does it support, endorse, or oppose any political parties or candidates for public office.

AGENDA
11:45 a.m. Registration begins

12:00 p.m. Lunch

12:15 p.m. Welcome
Donna Lucas, president and CEO, Lucas Public Affairs

12:20 p.m. Conversation and Q&A
Moderator: Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

Alex Padilla, senator, California State Senate

Pete Peterson, executive director, Davenport Institute, Pepperdine University

1:30 p.m. Adjourn