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Agenda for the 2010 Governor's Conference on Small Business & Entrepreneurship

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Wednesday, May 5, 2010: 

6:00 pm Cocktail Reception

Thursday, May 6, 2010  

7:00 am Registration and Vendor Expo Open
7:30 am Continental Breakfast
8:30 am

Welcome and Opening General Session

Marty Keller, Small Business Advocate and Master of Ceremonies

Mark O'Leary, Regional VP for Business Services Comcast

Joel Ayala, Executive Director of the Governor’s Office of Economic Development

CC Yin, Founder and Chairman, Pacific Islander American Public Affairs Association

Lieutenant Giovernor Abel Maldonado

Featured
Speaker
Ashley Postlewaite, Founder of Renegade Animation, shares insights on what it’s like to be a small business in one of the most competitive markets: Computer Animation and Digital Video Production
9:45 am  Networking Break
10:15 am Breakout Sessions: 10 Breakout Sessions featuring high level panelists in an interactive format designed to foster attendee participation and collaboration
12:00 pm

Luncheon General Session

Mayor Ronald V. Dellums, City of Oakland

Kristin Johnson, State Chair, Califonrnia Small Business Development Centers

1:00 pm



Keynote
Event

A Conversation on California's Economic Recovery

Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger


Michael Milken
, Chairman of the Milken Institute

Monika Mantilla
, President and CEO of Altura Capital Group

Brian Tippens, Director, Global Supplier Diversity Program, Hewlett-Packard Company

Chuck Ashman, CEO of Business Matchmaking

1:45 pm Networking Break
2:15 pm Breakout Sessions: 10 Breakout Sessions featuring high level panelists in an interactive format designed to foster attendee participation and collaboration
3:45 pm Networking Break
4:15 pm

Closing Session

John Bohn,  Commmissioner, California Public Utilities Commission

Cameron Schmidt,  Vice President, Small Business Group, Intuit WeConnect and WeInclude

Dr. Rollin Richmond,  President, California State University- Humboldt

Featured
Speaker
Chris Anderson, Editor-in-Chief of Wired Magazine, discusses the coming revolution in manufacturing and it's potential to transform the California economy
  Closing Remarks