June 1, 2000 Symposium, Ambassador Hotel, Los Angeles


June 1, 2000
The Ambassador Hotel

9:00 a.m. Registration and Continental Breakfast

9:30 a.m. Welcome and Overview

  • David Abel, Chair of New Schools, Better Neighborhoods
  • Hon. Caprice Young, LAUSD Board of Education
  • John Early, Wilshire Center Marketplace
  • Hon. Nate Holden, Los Angeles City Councilmember

9:50 a.m. History and The Promise

Moderator: Connie Rice, The Advancement Project

Panelists: Andy Miliotis, Wilshire Center Business Improvement District; Ken Bernstein, Los Angeles Conservancy; Caprice Young, LAUSD Board of Education; Nate Holden, Los Angeles City Council; Mark Slavkin, (LAAMP) Los Angeles Annenberg Metropolitan Project

10:40 a.m Challenges & Opportunities

Moderator: Jane Gilman, Publisher, Larchmont Chronicle

Remarks: Stephen Lawler, Wilshire Center Marketplace; Barry Milofsky, M2A Architects; Caprice Young, LAUSD Board of Education; Dan Scott, L.A. City Planning Department; Jim Bush, State Department of Education, School Facilities Planning Division; Tom McCaslin, Urban Land Institute. Harold Williams, President Emeritus, J. Paul Getty Trust

Responders: Michael Lehrer, L.A. Prop BB Oversight Committee; Paul Hernandez, NSBN Advisory Board; George Richter, Beverly-Kinglsey Neighborhood Association; Stuart Ketchum, Mayor's Primary Centers Task Force; Mike Herrmann, Immanuel Presbyterian Church; Gary Russell, Wilshire Center Chamber of Commerce;

Noon — Break Before Working Lunch

12:15 p.m. Options and a Deal - Panel

Moderator: David Abel, New Schools / Better Neighborhoods

Remarks: George Host, Wilshire Center Marketplace; David Tokofsky, LAUSD Board of Education; Linda Dishman, L.A. Conservancy

Responders: Jim Bush, State Department of Education; School Facilities Planning Division, Mark Slavkin, LAAMP; O'Malley Miller, Mayor's Primary Centers Taskforce; Dr. Kee W. Ha, Korean American Federation of Los Angeles, Inc; Norm Ross, URS Greiner Woodward Clyde; David Farrar, Esq.

2:00 p.m. Closing