There are no other gatherings like it in the Bay Area, bringing together top CEOs, leading influencers and global newsmakers for frank, open and insightful conversations on the biggest issues of our day. Join us for the 2019 Pacific Summit presented by Kaiser Permanente on Friday, June 21 at the stunning Julia Morgan Ballroom in San Francisco as we explore the major political, economic, cultural and social trends that are shaping our world and the Pacific region.

We’re extremely pleased to announce that Governor Gavin Newsom will be among our illustrious speakers. The Governor will be joined by business and government leaders from countries around the Pacific Rim – including Canada, Mexico, China, Japan and Korea – to share their thinking on solutions to our biggest challenges and most pressing issues. In what some have called “The Century of the Pacific,” California’s relationship with its top trading partners specifically on trade, artificial intelligence, climate change, transportation and healthcare will have global impact.

The summit will feature a series of short, engaging talks by leading thinkers and doers coupled with roundtable group discussions on these topics that will help shape and deepen California’s relationship with our trading partners. It is designed to spur dialogue and promote new ideas and solutions as we examine the current political, economic and business trends that are shaping the world.

Among some of the distinguished speakers joining California Governor Gavin Newsom will be:

Lenny Mendonca, Chief Business and Economic Advisor, Office of Gov. Newsom

Bernard J. Tyson, Chairman and CEO, Kaiser Permanente

Joe Kaeser, President and CEO, Siemens

Mary Nichols, Chair, California Air Resources Board

Murat Sönmez, Managing Director, Center for 4IR, World Economic Forum

Anthony Foxx, Chief of Policy, Lyft; former U.S. Secretary of Transportation under President Obama

Sarah Krevans, President and CEO, Sutter Health

Stella Li, President, BYD

Chris Flink, Executive Director, Exploratorium

Sandra Hernandez, CEO, California Healthcare Foundation

Emily Kirsch, CEO, Powerhouse

Robert Ingram, General Partner, Hatteras Ventures and former CEO, GlaxoWellcome

And, stay tuned as we’ll be announcing more next week!

Given this year’s intimate format – intended to facilitate open dialogue, ample networking and engagement with speakers – seats will be limited. We encourage you to secure yours today:

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Virginia Drake

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