BPC 2017 Spring Summit

Please join Bay Planning Coalition for our


Uncharted Waters: Finding Opportunity in Uncertainty


Thursday, May 11
8:30 am – 3:30 pm
Oakland Scottish Rite Center



This full day event brings together leaders in industry, commerce and regional planning and infrastructure from across the wider Bay Area to discuss key policy issues affecting our region, state and nation. Topics of conversation planned for this year’s event include, among others: the state of the region’s economy, navigating regulatory uncertainty, the short and long term risks facing the Bay Area, and how to go about finding opportunity in the face of the many challenges that come with all of these things.

Confirmed speakers and moderators this year include:
  • Ed Baxter, Anchor, Bloomberg Global News Network as heard on AM 960
  • Louise Bedsworth, PhD, Deputy Director, Governor’s Office of Planning and Research
  • Brad Benson, Director of Special Projects, Port of San Francisco
  • Robert Brown, Director of Bay Area Operations, Western States Petroleum Association
  • William H. Butler, Vice President – Regulatory Affairs, Lind Marine, Inc.
  • Denis Cuff, Reporter, Bay Area News Group
  • Matthew Davis, Director of Governmental Affairs, Port of Oakland
  • Ted Egan, PhD, Chief Economist, Controller’s Office, City and County of San Francisco
  • Scot Ferrell, Managing Director, Marsh Risk Consulting
  • Hon. John M. Gioia, Contra Costa County Supervisor (District 1), BAAQMD Board Member, BCDC Commissioner, California Air Resources Board Member, San Francisco Bay Restoration Authority (Vice Chair)
  • Jaclyn Gnusti, Managing Engineer, Anchor QEA
  • Larry Goldzband, Executive Director, San Francisco Bay Conservation and Development Commission
  • Robin Grossinger, Resilient Landscapes Program Director, San Francisco Estuary Institute
  • John King, Architecture Critic, San Francisco Chronicle
  • Phil Matier, San Francisco Chronicle Columnist and KCBS/KPIX Reporter
  • Leslie Mouton-Post, President, Environmental Science Associates
  • Eric Sapirstein, Founder & President, ENS Resources
  • Richard Sinkoff, Port of Oakland and President, Bay Planning Coalition
  • Alexis Strauss, Acting Regional Administrator, Pacific Southwest Division, U.S. Environmental Protection Agency
  • Anne Wein, Operations Research Analyst, U.S. Geological Survey

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