9/12/19: Stephen Cheung, EVP of LAEDC and President, World Trade Center Los Angeles
11/6/19: Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero, Director of Trade Development, Port of Los Angeles
4/30/20: Jennifer Bouey, Tang Chair in China Policy Studies, RAND Corporation
Recent developments in Hong Kong have increased attention to the country's role in U.S. - China policy. Mr. Cheung discussed the economic and trade impacts of Hong Kong on Los Angeles as well as the State of California.
Marisela Caraballo DiRuggiero will discuss:
• The role of the Port of Los Angeles and trade in the United States
• The Port of Los Angeles is more than just a business, it's a role model to other ports
• The economic impact of trade that moves through the Port of Los Angeles
• Impact of tariffs to the region, California and the United States
Dr. Bouey will discuss COVID-19 epidemiologic characteristics and patterns, policies and challenges to mitigate the damage of the pandemic, and the impact on the global economy and supply chain.