Four Corners Coalition to include Riverside and Ontario Panalists

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Four Corners Coalition – 2012 Economic Summit
Event Date: Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Location: Diamond Bar Center
1600 S. Grand Avenue, Diamond Bar, CA
Event Time: Registration 8:00 AM – 8:55 AM Program begins at 9:00 AM
Event Cost: $50 if purchased in advance. $60 at the door (unless tickets are sold out prior to the event date)
Event Registration: Opens April 2, 2012. To purchase tickets with a check, please contact Christy Schroeder at (951) 378-1026 or
Event Contact: Christy Schroeder (951) 378-1026
9:00 AM-Opening Remarks: Four Corners Coalition Chairperson, Gwenn Norton-Perry(
9:10 AM-Presentation: City of Industry NFL Stadium Presentation: John Semcken

Panel One: Discussion on the Current State of the Economy at the local, regional and state level
Moderator: Steve PonTell-President-La Jolla Institute, CEO-National CORE
State Representative (invited) – Office of the Governor
Joel Kotkin- Author
Dr. John Husing- President, Economics & Politics, Inc.
Dr. Wallace Walrod-Chief Economic Advisor, Orange County Business Council (OCBC)
Bill Allen (invited)-President and CEO, Los Angles Economic Development Corporation (LAEDC)
Panel start time: 9:30 AM
Panel end time: 11:10 AM
11:15 AM-Presentation: Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG) Presentation: Update on the 2010 Regional Economic Strategy: Hasan Ihkrata , Executive Director, SCAG

Panel Two: Discussion on the important role Ontario Airport plays in the region’s economy
Moderator: David Abel
LAWA Representative-TBD (invited)
Ron Loveridge- Mayor, City of Riverside
Chris Hughes-City Manager, City of Ontario
Michael Armstrong-Southern California Association of Governments (SCAG)-Transportation, Aviation Program
Denny Schneider-President, Alliance for a Regional Solution to Airport Congestion (ARSAC)
Panel start time: 12:15 PM
Panel end time: 1:55 PM
2:00 PM- Closing Remarks: Gwenn Norton-Perry, Chairperson, Four Corners Coalition