Champions Program

Agenda & Speaker Bios

March 26, 2021

10:30 – 12 p.m. PST

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10:30 a.m.
        Housekeeping (2 min)
Olivia Cano, Greater Sacramento Economic Council

10:32 a.m.        Welcome Remarks (3 min)
Gloria Partida, Mayor, City of Davis

10:35 a.m.       Building a Sustainable and Equitable Economy for Greater Sacramento  (20 min)
Scott Powell, Greater Sacramento Economic Council

10:55 a.m.      Greater Sacramento Value Proposition  (25 min)
Barry Broome, Greater Sacramento Economic Council

11:20 a.m.       What’s #NextOutWest  (5 min)
Michelle Willard, Greater Sacramento Economic Council

11:25 a.m.        Breakout Group Session (15 min)
Facilitated by GSEC Staff

11:40 a.m.        Breakout Group Debrief (15 min)
Facilitated by GSEC Staff

11:55 a.m.        Closing Remarks
Jill Gayaldo, Mayor, City of Rocklin

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Presentation slides

Suggested Reading Materials

digital upskill program

Aggie Square

The UC Davis technology and innovation park will house 500,000+ sq. ft. of life science anchored lab space in downtown Sacramento.

digital upskill program

California Mobility Center

Based on the PEM Motion model in Aachen, Germany, the California Mobility Center will support, fund and commercialize new future mobility technologies and develop and promote new business and policy models for adoption on the international stage.

digital upskill program

Digital Upskill

The Greater Sacramento Urban League (GSUL) and Greater Sacramento Economic Council (GSEC) partnered to digitally upskill disadvantaged and displaced workers in some of Sacramento’s most impacted communities.

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Suggested Books

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Glossary of terms

Additional Resources

FY20/21 Action Plan

The Greater Sacramento Talent Story

The Greater Sacramento Talent Story

The Greater Sacramento Talent Story

Why Greater Sacramento is the Next Out West

GSEC Staff Contacts

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