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October 3, 2012 (San Diego)—The San Diego Candidates Green Policy Forum 2012 will gathers candidates for local, state, and national office on October 4th, 2012 from 5-9 p.m. to hear their positions on strategic issues in Green policy. 
Join Congresswoman Susan Davis, Congerssman and Mayoral candidate Bob Filner, Congressional candidates Scott Peters and David Secor, County Supervisor candidate Dave Roberts, State Assembly candidates Dr. Shirley Weber, RJ Hernandez and Pat Hurley. Note: Other candidates were invited and declined including Congressman Brian Bilbray, Mayoral candidate Carl DeMaio and Assemblyman Brian Jones. 

Reserve your seat now for October 4th, and be a part of a dynamic night of civic discussion on the sustainable and economic future of San Diego. 
$20 ticket includes meal, beverages, easy parking and proceedings. Cricket Communications, Inc. is our Venue Sponsor. Additional candidates will be announced as they confirm. Register  at
The program will be held at Cricket Communications, Inc. 5887 Copley Drive, San Diego. 
The forum will be led by Professor Kathleen Connell, social entrepreneur and Founder of Green Experts Academy. Connell is Adjunct Faculty at National University's School of Engineering, Technology and Media, teaching in the Master of Science in Sustainability Management Program.  She also has a distinguished NASA background, and is a co-founder of the science of Astrobiology.  For her service to the nation and to NASA, she was presented with the NASA Exceptional Public Service Medal.
Joining Professor Connell is Mr. Alan Ball, a former senior executive of Qualcomm, who pioneered sustainable solutions for the company.  Mr. Ball is the CEO of Sustainable Intelligence, Inc.  He is also the Chairman and CEO of The Sustainability Alliance of Southern California (SASC), as well as Chairman of the Board of the California Center for Sustainable Energy (CCSE).  SASC was the first organizer of the San Diego movement to defeat Proposition 23.
This forum is one in a series of pioneering and popular Green jobs, economy, and policy events, including "San Diego Election 2010: Candidates Forum on Sustainability" and "America's Finest Green City."  See The Green Experts Academy Host area on this site for further information on other events presented by Green Experts Academy in 2011 and 2012. 
This forum will welcome selected candidates to present their sustainability positions and accomplishments.  Questions regarding the Green economy, job creation, proposed power plants, nuclear energy, urban agriculture, cleantech, transportation, water, climate change, AB 32 implementation, PACE, alternative fuels, and renewable energy will be asked of candidates, as appropriate. 



 Registration, Buffet, Networking

CA 52nd Congressional Forum 


 Commissioner Scott Peters (confirmed)

  Rep. Brian Bilbray (declined)


State Assembly District 77 Forum


Dr. Shirley Weber (confirmed)


City of  San Diego Mayoral Race Forum & Debate


Rep. Bob Filner (confirmed)

Councilmember Carl DeMaio (declined)



7:05PM-7:15PM BREAK


CA 53rd Congressional District Forum

Rep. Susan Davis (confirmed)

7:15PM 7:45PM


 State Assembly District 77 Forum


RJ Hernandez (confirmed)


County Supervisor District 3 Forum


Deputy Mayor Dave Roberts (confirmed)



State Assembly District 71 Forum 

 Pat Hurley (confirmed)

 Assemblymember Brian Jones (declined)


50th Congressional District Forum 

David Secor

9:00PM Adjourn


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