Agenda

wednesday, June 5, 2019

5:30–8:00pm Welcome Reception - Location TBA


Thursday, June 6, 2019

Location: InterContinental Los Angeles Downtown - 900 Wilshire Blvd

8:00–8:50am Registration and Breakfast

9:00–9:50am Opening Remarks: Welcome remarks by local, state and federal government officials

10:00–11:00am Morning Plenary Session: A Greater Return on Investment - How local venture capital firms are expanding their role in LA’s tech scene and creating a more inclusive community alongside successful investments

11:10–12:00pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions #1

  • 11:10–12:00pm E-sports and the New Entertainment Frontier - LA’s expertise in content, communication and commerce is propelling this industry to new heights

  • 11:10–12:00pm If You Build It, the Technology Needs to Come - A look inside the opportunities for technological solutions at mega-events and the 2028 Olympics

  • 11:10–12:00pm What’s Next for Digital Transformation - Artificial intelligence, and data visualization and analysis have changed the way people do business across industries - what’s next?

12:00–1:30pm Luncheon Sessions

  • 12:25–12:55pm Keynote Address: TBA

  • 1:00–1:10pm Presentation of Select LA’s Annual Foreign Direct Investment Award

  • 1:15–1:45pm Lunch Presentation: Business Leader TBA

2:00–2:50pm Concurrent Breakout Sessions #2

  • 2:00–2:50pm LA’s Blockchain Ecosystem: Centralizing the Decentralized - From financial services and healthcare to new currencies and personal identification, the applications of blockchain seem endless, and Southern California is leading the way

  • 2:00–2:50pm Building LA’s Future Transportation Network - How the Olympics, e-scooters and record-breaking investment in public transportation projects are creating an attractive environment for new mobility opportunities

3:00–5:00pm Afternoon Plenary Sessions

  • 3:00–4:00pm WTCLA’s 2019 Foreign Direct Investment Report –More than 10,000 foreign-owned establishments are in Southern California. WTCLA’s fourth annual report will show where the FDI investment is now and which locales stand to gain in the future

  • 4:00–5:00pm LA on the International Stage: A Dialogue with the Consular Corps - Members of the third largest grouping of consulates anywhere in the world will discuss their experiences navigating the region and how they view LA’s enhanced international presence

5:00pm Summit Closing Reception (Exhibitor Area)