Thursday, December 1, 2022

CalChamber Public Affairs Conference

Speakers Examine Election Politics, Privacy Law, Climate Resiliency, Upcoming Legislative Priorities

Photos by Matt Lara

Former California Assembly Speaker Willie Brown (left) assesses the future of California and national political parties in response to questions from CalChamber President and CEO Allan Zaremberg at the CalChamber Public Affairs Conference on November 28.
Robert Green (left) and Adam Rosenblatt of PSB Research share results of the CalChamber’s Annual Survey of California Voter Attitudes on November 27, the first day of the 2018 CalChamber Public Affairs Conference in Huntington Beach.
Presenting a legislative perspective on climate resiliency and critical infrastructure issues are (from left) Assemblymembers Tom Daly (D-Anaheim); Cecilia Aguiar-Curry (D-Winters); Sharon Quirk-Silva (D-Fullerton); Rudy Salas (D-Bakersfield); and now-Senator Brian Jones (R-Santee). CalChamber Policy Advocate Leah Silverthorn (right), moderates the discussion on the second day of the conference.
(From left) Martin Wilson, CalChamber executive vice president, public affairs, moderates a review of the 2018 California election with Andrew Acosta, Acosta Consulting; Christy Wilson, Wilson Public Relations; and Jessica Millan Patterson, California Trailblazers, on the first day of the conference.
(From left) Senator Scott Wilk (R-Santa Clarita), Assemblymembers Vince Fong (R-Bakersfield) and Kevin Kiley (R-Granite Bay), Senator Steve Glazer (D-Contra Costa), and Assemblymember Jacqui Irwin (D-Thousand Oaks) share some legislative priorities for 2019–2020 with conference attendees during the closing session as Jennifer Barrera, CalChamber executive vice president, policy, moderates.
Rob Stutzman (right), Stutzman Public Affairs, moderates as Paul Begala (center), CNN, and Mike Murphy, Revolution Agency, speculate during the November 28 conference luncheon about what could happen in the 2020 Presidential election.
CalChamber Policy Advocate Sarah Boot (left), moderates a review of the California Consumer Privacy Act with panelists Eric Goldman, Santa Clara University School of Law; and Tanya Forsheit, Frankfurt Kurnit Klein & Selz PC in the opening session of the second day of the CalChamber Public Affairs Conference on November 28.
Discussing climate resiliency and critical infrastructure on the second day of the conference are (from left) moderator Adam Regele, CalChamber policy advocate; Jim Branham, Sierra Nevada Conservancy; Brandon Goshi, The Metropolitan Water District of Southern California; and Adrian Covert, Bay Area Council.
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