PPIC's Events RSS Feedhttp://www.ppic.org/en-usCopyright 2015 PPIC All Rights Reserved.Fri, 4 Sep 2015 05:48:25 PDTPublic Policy Institute of California : Events Advancing Civic Engagement in California http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1829 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span class="faq_title">AGENDA</span><br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">11:45 a.m. Registration begins/doors open</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">12:00 p.m. Lunch</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">12:15 p.m. Welcome and Opening Remarks</span></span><br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">Antonia Hernández</span>, President and CEO, California Community Foundation</span><br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">12:25 p.m. Conversation</span><br /> <span style="font-weight: bold; font-style: italic;">Moderator</span>: <a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/bio.asp?i=91">Mark Baldassare</a>, President and CEO, PPIC<br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">Tani G. Cantil-Sakauye</span>, Chief Justice of California <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">Alex Padilla</span>, California Secretary of State</span><br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">1:15 p.m. Audience Q&amp;A</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">1:30 p.m. Adjourn</span></span></p> Thu, 17 Sep 2015 00:00:00 PDT A Conversation with US Senator Barbara Boxer http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1821 <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span class="faq_title">AGENDA<br /> </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">11:15 a.m. Doors open / registration begins</span><br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">11:30 p.m. Lunch</span></span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">12:00 p.m. Welcome<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/bio.asp?i=429" target="_blank">Mas Masumoto</a>, author and farmer</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">12:05 p.m. One-on-One Conversation<br /> </span><a target="_blank" href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants083115.pdf">United States Senator Barbara Boxer</a><br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/bio.asp?i=91" target="_blank">Mark Baldassare</a>, president and CEO, PPIC</span></span></span></span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">12:50 p.m. Audience Q&amp;A</span><br /> </span><span style="font-style: italic;"><br /> </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">1:00 p.m. Adjourn</span></span><br /> </p> Mon, 31 Aug 2015 17:30:00 PDT What If California's Drought Continues? http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1820 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span class="faq_title">AGENDA<br /> </span><br /> </span><span style="font-weight: bold;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">11:45 a.m. Registration and lunch</span></span><br /> </span></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">12:05 p.m. Welcome and Presentation<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="bio.asp?i=72">Ellen Hanak</a>, center director, PPIC Water Policy Center</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">12:20 p.m. Panel Discussion</span><br /> <span style="font-style: italic;">Moderator</span>: <a href="bio.asp?i=356">Jeffrey Mount</a>, senior fellow, PPIC Water Policy Center<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants082115.pdf">Wade Crowfoot</a>, deputy cabinet secretary and senior advisor, Office of Governor Edmund G. Brown, Jr.<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants082115.pdf">Laurel Firestone</a>, cofounder and co-executive director, Community Water Center<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a target="_blank" href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants082115.pdf">Kevin Hunting</a>, chief deputy director, California Department of Fish and Wildlife<br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">1:00 p.m. Audience Q&amp;A</span><br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">1:30 p.m. Adjourn</span></span></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><a href="http://www.sdbjrfoundation.org/" target="popup"></a></span></span><span style="font-style: italic;"></span></p> Fri, 21 Aug 2015 17:59:00 PDT Meeting Water Challenges on the Central Coast http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1807 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span class="faq_title">AGENDA<br /> </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">6:00 p.m. Welcome<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants081815.pdf">Rob MacLean</a>, president, California American Water</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">6:05 p.m. Opening Remarks<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="bio.asp?i=91">Mark Baldassare</a>, president and CEO, PPIC</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">6:10 p.m. Presentation<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/bio.asp?i=72">Ellen Hanak</a>, center director, PPIC Water Policy Center</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">6:30 p.m. Panel Discussion</span><br /> <span style="font-style: italic;">Moderator</span>: <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants081815.pdf">Paul Rogers</a>, environment writer, <span style="font-style: italic;">San Jose Mercury News</span>, and managing editor, KQED Science Unit<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants081815.pdf">Sam Farr</a>, member, United States House of Representatives<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants081815.pdf">Andrew Fisher</a>, hydrogeologist, University of California, Santa Cruz<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants081815.pdf">Norm Groot</a>, executive director, Monterey County Farm Bureau<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants081815.pdf">Monica Hunter</a>, member, board of trustees, Planning and Conservation League Foundation <br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">7:10 p.m. Audience Q&amp;A</span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">7:25 p.m. Closing Remarks<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants081815.pdf">Jason Burnett</a>, mayor, City of Carmel-by-the-Sea</span></span></span></span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;"></span><br /> </span></span></span></span></p> <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><img width="362" height="5" style="margin-bottom: 8px;" alt="" title="" src="/content/images/dottedline360px.gif" /><br /> </span></span></span></span><span class="faq_title">CO-HOSTS</span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"></span></span><a href="http://www.amwater.com/caaw/" target="popup">California American Water</a><br /> <img alt="" title="" src="/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" /><br /> Public Policy Institute of California<br /> <br /> <span class="faq_title">SPONSOR</span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><a href="http://www.sdbjrfoundation.org/" target="popup">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation<br /> <br /> </a></span></span></p><hr /> Tue, 18 Aug 2015 00:00:00 PDT California's Aging Population http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1814 <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span class="faq_title">AGENDA<br /> </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">11:45 a.m. Registration and lunch available</span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"></span></span><br /> <br /> </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">12:05 p.m. Welcome<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="bio.asp?i=362">David Lesher</a>, director of government affairs, PPIC</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">12:10 p.m. Presentation<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/bio.asp?i=551">Laurel Beck</a>, research fellow, PPIC</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">12:20 p.m. Panel Discussion</span><br /> <span style="font-style: italic;">Moderator</span>: <a href="bio.asp?i=362">David Lesher</a><br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants080715.pdf">Cheryl Brown</a>, member, California State Assembly, and chair, Assembly Committee on Aging and Long-Term Care<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants080715.pdf">Karen Keeslar</a>, executive director, California Association of Public Authorities for In-Home Supportive Services<br /> <img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" alt="" title="" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipants080715.pdf">Barbara O’Connor</a>, boardmember, AARP<br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">1:00 p.m. Audience Q&amp;A</span><br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">1:30 p.m. Adjourn<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"></span></span></span></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><a href="http://www.sdbjrfoundation.org/" target="popup"></a></span></span><span style="font-style: italic;"></span></p> Fri, 7 Aug 2015 20:00:00 PDT Statewide Survey: Californians and the Environment http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1817 <span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)">Please register in advance. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided.</span></span> Thu, 30 Jul 2015 20:00:00 PDT Successful Online Courses in California’s Community Colleges http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1787 Please register in advance. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided. Thu, 11 Jun 2015 20:00:00 PDT Drought and Groundwater in the San Joaquin Valley http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1772 <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span class="faq_title">AGENDA<br /> </span><span style="font-weight: bold;">6:00 p.m. Welcome<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf">Lynnette Zelezny</a>, provost and vice president of academic affairs, Fresno State</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">6:10 p.m. Presentation<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/main/bio.asp?i=72">Ellen Hanak</a>, center director, PPIC Water Policy Center</span></span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">6:30 p.m. Panel Discussion</span><br /> <span style="font-style: italic;">Moderator</span>: <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf">Mark Grossi</a>, environment reporter, <span style="font-style: italic;">Fresno Bee</span></span><br /> <img title="" alt="" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf">David Orth</a>, general manager, Kings River Conservation District<br /> <img title="" alt="" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf">Sue Ruiz</a>, community development specialist, Self-Help Enterprises<br /> <img title="" alt="" src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" /><br /> <a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf">Luke Serpa</a>, director of public utilities, City of Clovis<br /> <br /> <span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="font-weight: bold;">7:10 p.m. Audience Q&amp;A</span><br /> <br /> <span style="font-weight: bold;">7:25 p.m. Closing Remarks<br /> </span><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-size: 8pt;"><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf">David Zoldoske</a>, director, California Water Institute at Fresno State<br /> <br /> <br /> </span></span></span></span><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf"></a><a href="http://www.ppic.org/content/other/EventParticipantsFresno060415.pdf"><span class="faq_title">CO-HOSTS</span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"></span></span></a><a href="http://www.californiawater.org/cwi/index1.htm" target="popup">California Water Institute</a><br /> <img src="/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" title="" alt="" /><br /> Public Policy Institute of California<br /> <br /> <span class="faq_title">SPONSORS</span><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"></span><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><a target="popup" href="http://www.calendow.org/">The California Endowment</a><br /> <span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><span style="FONT-SIZE: 8pt; COLOR: rgb(51,51,51)"><img src="http://www.ppic.org/content/images/whitespacer_image_sm.gif" title="" alt="" /></span></span><br /> <a href="http://www.sdbjrfoundation.org/" target="popup">S. D. Bechtel, Jr. Foundation</a></span></span><span style="font-style: italic;"></span> Thu, 4 Jun 2015 23:59:00 PDT Statewide Survey: Californians and Their Government http://www.ppic.org/main/event.asp?i=1789 Please register in advance. There is no charge to attend, but space is limited. Lunch will be provided. Thu, 4 Jun 2015 20:00:00 PDT