The Southwest Megaregion Infrastructure Forum, June 19 - Online registration now closed

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Join the Southwest megaregion's business, civic, government, and academic leaders on June 19 as they address the pressing issues of how to govern and finance the major infrastructure systems of the Southwest Megaregion (encompassing Southern California, the Las Vegas metropolitan area and Baja California), as part of a strategy to rebuild the region's economy for robust, equitable and sustainable growth.

Keynote Speakers
John R. Fielder, President, Southern California Edison
Polly Trottenberg, Executive Director, Building America's Future

Featured Speakers
Tom Sayles, Vice President of Government & Community Relations, USC
Alan Lowenthal, Senator, California State Senate
Petra Todorovich, Director, America 2050
Councilman Steve Wolfson, City of Las Vegas, NV
Assemblyman Richard Sagermoon, Nevada State Assembly
Mark Pisano, Co-Chair and West Coast Director, America 2050
Bob Yaro, President, Regional Plan Association & Co-Chair, America 2050
John Kirlin, Executive Director, Delta Vision Foundation
Timothy F. Brick, Chairman, Board of Directors, Metropolitan Water District of Southern California
Mike Peevey, President, California Public Utilities Commission
Neal Schmale, COO, Sempra Energy
Don Paul, Director, USC Energy Institute
Michael Keston, Chairman & CEO, KFG Investment Company
Richard Little, Director, USC Keston Institute for Public Finance and Infrastructure Policy
Kathleen Brown, Head of Public Finance-Western Region, Goldman Sachs & Co.
Brian Corley, Executive Director - Transportation/Infrastructure Advisory Group, JP Morgan LA Office
Paul Rosenstiel, Partner, De La Rosa & Co. & former CA Deputy Treasurer
Marguerite Young, Director-Public Pension Fund Relations, Service Employees International Union (SEIU)
Doug Failing, Director - District 7, California DOT
Bev Perry, Assistant Director, USC Bedrosian Center on Governance and the Public Enterprise
Sunne Wright McPeak, President & CEO, CA Emerging Technologies Fund

The forum will include roundtable participant discussions to identify key questions:

  • What are the key areas of infrastructure on which the Southwest Megaregion must work together?    
  • How do we move the SW Megaregion forward in these areas?
  • Should there be the institutional capacity to take this forward?
  • What should be the federal role in advancing this agenda?