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A Conversation with Leon Panetta

2020 Speaker Series on California's Future
January 16, 2020
11:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Sheraton Grand Hotel
Magnolia/Camellia rooms
1230 J Street, lower level
Sacramento, CA 95814


About the Program

As we move into a consequential election year, the importance of leadership is top of mind for Californians. Former Secretary of Defense Leon Panetta will join PPIC President and CEO Mark Baldassare for a wide-ranging discussion about leading through the critical challenges facing the state and nation.


11:30 a.m. Registration

11:45 a.m. Lunch

12:00 p.m. Welcome
Gaddi Vasquez, retired senior vice president of government affairs, Edison International and Southern California Edison

12:05 p.m. Conversation and Audience Q&A
Leon Panetta, chairman, the Panetta Institute for Public Policy, and former Secretary of Defense
Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC

1:00 p.m. Adjourn



Steven Bliss
Media Contact
Kelly Holt
Event Contact


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