The 11th Entrepreneurship Export Exchange (E3)

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SEPTEMBER 27, 2018 Innovation Lab



10:00 AM  Registration Opens, Coffee and Networking

10:30AM - Welcoming Remarks

  • Carmen Palafox, Make in LA

  • Brett Bruen, Global Situation Room, Inc

10:40AM - What in the world you should worry about...

  • Hon. David Huebner, Former Ambassador to New Zealand

  • Isabel Guzman, Former Deputy Chief of Staff, US Small Business Administration

  • Peter Schube, Former Chief Operating Officer, Illumination Entertainment

11:05AM - Public Support for Going Global  

  • Leah Goold-Haws, Statewide Director, Centers International Trade Development

  • Patricia Elliott, Senior Trade Commissioner, Canadian Consulate

  • Stephen Cheung, Director, World Trade Center Los Angeles

11:45AM - Solving Global Challenges from the Start 

  • Andi Kleissner, Chief Executive Officer, Amped Innovation

12:00PM - Networking Lunch 

12:40 PM - White House Strategies for Navigating the Globe

  • Johanna Maska, CEO, Global Situation Room, Inc

  • Brett Bruen, President, Global Situation Room, Inc

Moderated by: Jen Hutton Heger, Senior Editor, US Weekly

1:10 PM - The Future of the economy 

  • Sonari Glinton, Former NPR Business Correspondent

  • Natalie Bettendorf, Youth Radio

1:30 PM - Perspective from China

  • Ada Chen, Porter Novelli, China 

1:50PM - Private Resources for Going Global

  • Mohannad El-Khairy, Managing Partner, E11 Capital

  • Kristina Vulgan, Co-Founder & Managing Partner, Ferocity

  • Dan Chen, CEC Capital, Managing Partner

  • Carmen Palafox, Partner, Make in LA

Moderated by: Kathleen Hamrick, Consultant, TechCrunch

2:30PM - Cautionary Tales & Creative Solutions for International Travel

  • Paula Froelich, Former Editor Yahoo! Travel

3:00PM - Closing