LOS ANGELES, Calif. /California Newswire/ — Assemblymember Pedro Nava, Chair of the Assembly Select Committee on California’s Green Economy, will be hosting an informational briefing regarding green jobs and clean car technology on Monday, October 18th from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the Los Angeles City Council Chamber, Room 1070, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles.
A reception with “Green Entrepreneurs” and Members of the State Assembly will follow the briefing from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Los Angeles City Hall, Room 1005.
“California needs jobs. We can match job growth with clean green technology so people can get back to work. Business, education and community leaders in Los Angeles have been working together to spur investment and growth in our Green Economy. I want to spotlight the successes and take their example to other parts of our state,” said Assemblymember Pedro Nava, Chair of the Select Committee.
WHAT: Informational Briefing on Green Economy Job Creation in California (Agenda Below)
WHEN: Monday, October 18, 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
WHO: Assemblymember Pedro Nava, Chair, Assembly Select Committee on California’s Green Economy, business owners, and government leaders
WHERE: Los Angeles City Council Chamber, Room 1070, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles
WHAT: Reception and display of Alternative Transportation Technology
WHEN: Monday, October 18, 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
WHO: Assemblymember Pedro Nava, Chair, Assembly Select Committee on California’s Green Economy and others
WHERE: Los Angeles City Hall, Room 1005, 200 N. Spring Street, Los Angeles
The Assembly’s Select Committee on California’s Green Economy was formed to assist state and local governments in shaping policies that will remove barriers and encourage investment and job creation to grow this emerging sector. This includes numerous interrelated fields such as renewable energy sources supplanting fossil fuel use, clean technologies, water conservation and efficiency, alternative transportation, vehicle electrification, renewable fuels, waste management, green buildings, and critical workforce development. Specifically, the Select Committee will examine ways to maximize job creation and also meet the state’s goals of reducing pollution to protect public health and the environment.
California State Assembly Select Committee on
California’s Green Economy
Monday, October 18, 2010
1:00 P.M. – 4:00 P.M.
Room 1070, LA City Hall,
200 N Spring Street, Los Angeles, CA 90012
(1:00 P.M. – 1:15 P.M)
· Assemblymember Pedro Nava, Chair, Assembly Select Committee on California’s Green Economy
Panel 1: City of Los Angeles’ Green Economic Development Initiatives
(1:15 P.M. – 1:30 P.M)
· Alex Fay, Associate in the Mayor’s Office of Economic and Business Policy
Panel 2: The state of vehicle and fuel technologies in California
(1:30 P.M. – 2:00 P.M)
· CALSTART, John Boesel, President and CEO
Panel 3: Advanced Vehicle and Fuel Company Profiles
(2:00 P.M. – 3:45 P.M)
· Cummins CalPacific, Mark A. Yragui, President of Cummins Cal Pacific and Scott Ruhlen, Director of Business Development
· Quallion, Paul Beach, Senior Executive Vice President
· The Linde Group, Mike Beckman, Vice President
· US Hybrid, Abas Goodarzi, Ph.D., President and CEO
· Capstone Turbine, Jim Crouse, Executive Vice President of Sales & Marketing
· Boulder Electric Vehicle, Carter Brown
(3:45 P.M. – 4:00 P.M)
· Public Comment
· Q & A.