MODERATOR: Britt Harter, Director, Guidehouse
Second of two sessions to be followed by working group break outs.
How your city team can develop new economic opportunities by creating new targeted spaces and repurposing existing spaces to anticipate industry trends and changing demographics. These panels will demonstrate how it takes a village of economic developers partnering with community based orgs and educators to achieve bold transformation of spaces, as well as explore projects that are already showing surprising results on the following two topics:
PANEL #1: DO YOU HAVE AN INDUSTRY CLUSTER?
PANELIST: Fran Fulton, Economic Development Manager, City of Torrance + Carolyn Hull, VP Industry Cluster Development LAEDC
PANEL #2: REPURPOSING ABANDONED SPACES FOR A NEW ECONOMY
PANELIST: Jing Yeo, Planning Manager City of Santa Monica + Ken Lombard, Seritage Growth Properties + Allan Glass, HATCHspaces