California Maritime Leadership Symposium Announces Luncheon Keynote Speaker

  • by BPC Staff
  • on January 21, 2014
Luncheon Keynote Announcement!


Majority Leader Toni Atkins who represents the 78th District in the California State Assembly will deliver the Luncheon Keynote Address for the 2014 Symposium. 

Luncheon Details:
Thursday, February 20th
12:00 – 1:30 pm 
Sacramento Convention Center
Room 202

Majority Leader Toni Atkins was elected to the State Assembly in 2010 and represents the 78th Assembly District, which includes coastal San Diego from Imperial Beach, along the Mexican border, north to Solana Beach.  She previously served as a member of the San Diego City Council from 2000 to 2008 and as Acting Mayor in 2005. Assemblymember Atkins is the Assembly Majority Floor Leader and a member of the Housing and Community Development, Health, Veterans, Agriculture, and Legislative Audit Committees.  She chairs the Select Committee on Homelessness and the Redevelopment Working Group.  She also serves on the Select Committees on Ports, Coastal Protection, and Sea Level Rise and the California Economy as well as the state Ocean Protection Council. 

Sponsor a Cadet
For only $150, you can send a California Maritime Academy cadet to the 2014 California Maritime Leadership Symposium under the Dr. Lee Kerschner “Sponsor a Cadet” Program. This program honors Dr. Kerschner, who was a mentor and academic advisor to the many students and colleagues who had the privilege of working with him. By sponsoring a registration to the Symposium, you are providing a unique opportunity for cadets to learn about industry issues and experience the event.

Hotel Room Block Information

The Symposium has negotiated a discounted hotel room rate at the Hyatt Regency and Citizen Hotels.  

Hyatt Regency
The rate per evening is $159.00. To make a reservation, please call (916) 443-1234 or 1-800-633-7313 and ask for the “California Maritime Leadership Symposium” or CLICK HERE to reserve online. 

Citizen Hotel
The rate per evening is $95.00. To make a reservation, please call (916) 492-4460 or 1-866-949-0777 and ask for the “California Maritime Leadership Symposium” or CLICK HERE to visit the reservation page and use code: 14022014CA to reserve online.

*Reserve before January 29th, 2014 to take advantage of these discounted rates.

For more information and 2014 Symposium updates:


Gold Sponsors


Port Commissioners                 VIP Reception Sponsor

               Luncheon Sponsor


Silver Sponsor

Supporting Organizations