Can California Come Back? Joel Kotkin Set to Speak at California Public Policy Event on March 28th

Mar 11, 2013 11:36 AM
Ann Ashmon

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Can California Come Back?  

Joel Kotkin Set to Speak at California Public Policy Event on March 28th

Who: Guest Speaker Joel Kotkin is an internationally known futurist, demographer and author.  Kotkin is a frequent contributor to The Orange County Register and intellectual journals nationwide.

What: Concordia University Irvine will be hosting an evening reception and program with guest speaker Joel Kotkin.  Kotkin will examine the critical issues including demographic, economic and political forces currently at play in California, and will also provide possible solutions to these issues that California is facing in the upcoming year.  Presenting sponsors for the event are Cindy and John Gates.   

When: Thursday, March 28, 2013 – 6:15 p.m.

Where: Newport Beach Public Library, Friends Room – 1000 Avocado, Newport Beach, CA

Tickets: $35 per person - RSVP at http://www.cui.edu/cpp or call Keith Curry at 949-214-3200

Additional Information

“We are very proud to have a speaker of Joel’s caliber to kick off a year-long examination of the problems and issues facing California.  Anyone concerned about the future of our state needs to hear Joel’s perspective and his proposals for renewal of California” said Keith Curry, Director of the Center for Public Policy at Concordia.  Mr. Kotkin is the Distinguished Presidential Fellow in Urban Futures at Chapman University in Orange, California, and the author of The Next Hundred Million – America in 2050.  He is a compelling speaker and highly sought after commentator on urban dreads.  Kotkin kicks off a series of examinations on California's future in 2013, sponsored by the Center for Public Policy.  Kotkin will be available for book signings during the event.  

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