|December 13, 2011
|11:45 a.m.-4:00 p.m.
|PPIC Bechtel Conference Center
|San Francisco, CA
ABOUT THE PROGRAM
This event is centered around a discussion of the social, political, and economic consequences of the Great Recession—and a look at the prospects for recovery in California. Leading experts—including UC Berkeley’s Robert Reich and Stanford’s John Shoven—will examine our still-fragile economy and discuss options for creating a more prosperous future for the Golden State.
Welcome:Gary Hart, chair, board of directors, PPIC
The Great Recession and Distribution of Income in California
Sarah Bohn, policy fellow, PPIC
Session 1: Economic Recovery and Job Creation in California
Opening Remarks: Mark Baldassare, president and CEO, PPIC
Moderator: Patt Morrison, host of Patt Morrison, KPCC
Robert Reich, professor of public policy, Goldman School of Public Policy, University of California, Berkeley
John Shoven, professor of economics, Stanford Institute for Economic Policy Research
Session 2: Building a Brighter Economic Future for California
Moderator: John Diaz, editorial page editor, San Francisco Chronicle
Angela Blackwell, founder and CEO, PolicyLink
Carl Guardino, president and CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Sutton Family Speaker Series — made possible with a generous gift from Tom and Marilyn Sutton — features inspiring speakers who have bold, innovative ideas about promising new policy initiatives. Topics will range from the economy, the environment, and education to fiscal and political reform.