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California Air Resources Board
50th Anniversary Symposium


10:30am   Registration

11:00am   Networking & Lunch

12:15pm   Introduction

12:30pm   Welcome

The Honorable Edmund G. Brown Jr., Governor of California

Introduction: Hanjiro Ambrose · Ph.D. Candidate, UC Davis Institute of Transportation Studies


The California Air Resources Board’s First 50 Years - and the Next 50

Mary D. Nichols · Chair, California Air Resources Board

Introduction: Emily Roberts, Law Student, UC Davis School of Law


Learning by Example Reflections on CARB’s Storied Past and Challenging Future

Gina McCarthy · Professor of the Practice of Public Health, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health; Director, Center for Health and the Global Environment; former Administrator, United States Environmental Protection Agency

Mary D. Nichols · Chair, California Air Resources Board

Moderator: Greg Dalton · Founder and Host, Climate One

2:30pm   Break


Reaching 2050 Today – The Path to Our Cleaner Future

Hon. Henry Stern · Senator, 27th District, California State Senate Vien Truong · CEO, Dream Corps; Director, Dream for All

Amanda Eaken · Director of Transportation & Climate, Natural Resources Defense Council

Moderator: Anthony Eggert · Program Director, ClimateWorks Foundation


Expanding the Discussion: A Conversation with Our Conference Attendees

Rick Frank · Founding Director, California Environmental Law and Policy Center; Professor of Environmental Practice, UC Davis School of Law

Sandy Berg · Vice-Chair, California Air Resources Board

4:50pm     Closing Keynote

Dan Sperling · Distinguished Professor, UC Davis; Founding Director, Institute of Transportation Studies

5:15pm   Reception & Champagne Toast