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2011 Los Angeles Economic Forecast Conference

What's Next LA? Entrepreneurialism and California

June 21, 2011

404 South Figueroa Street
Los Angeles, CA 90071

On June 21, 2011, Beacon Economics and the Graziadio School of Business and Management at Pepperdine University hosted the third annual 'What's Next LA?' economic forecast conference in downtown Los Angeles. The event was presented in partnership the Presidential and Key Executive MBA program at Pepperdine University and attracted hundreds of business and public sector leaders from across the region. In addition to a national, state, and regional forecast, the conference included a panel of leading experts who debated the timely topic of entrepreneurship and California's competitive future.

Conference Materials

Featured Speakers

Christopher Thornberg
Founding Partner
Beacon Economics

Brad Kemp
Director of Regional Research
Beacon Economics

Linda Livingstone (emcee)
Pepperdine University, Graziadio School of Business and Management

Randy Churchill
Director, Emerging Company Services

Christos Cotsakos
Former Chairman & CEO, E*TRADE Group, Inc.
Founding Chairman, CEO & President, EndPlay, Inc.

Alexander Haislip
Financial Journalist and Author

Scott Lenet
Managing Director,
Los Angeles
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