The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce
Featuring Keynote Speaker Kristin Decas
Westlake Village, CA – The Greater Conejo Valley Chamber of Commerce will be hosting their annual 2019 Regional Economic Forecast on Friday, June 21 from 7-9 a.m. at the Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel with breakfast and check-in starting at 6:45 a.m. The event will feature keynote speakerKristin Decas, CEO & Port Director for the Port of Hueneme and an economic update by Dr. Matthew Fienup, Executive Director of the Center for Economic Research and Forecasting at California Lutheran University.
Under Kristin Decas’ leadership, Port of Hueneme related activities generate $1.7 billion in annual economic impact and create more than 15,834 direct, indirect, induced and influenced jobs. Since Decas took the helm at the Port of Hueneme in 2012, the Port’s revenues have climbed over 30% and in 2017 the Port became the first in California to become Green Marine certified. Ms. Decas is the current President of the California Association of Port Authorities (CAPA) and was recently a Woman of the Year Award Recipient for Senate District 19.
Economic Expert Presenter
Dr. Fienup teaches Statistical Methods, Macroeconomics and Environmental Economics in the Masters of Quantitative Economics program at Cal Lutheran. His specialties are applied econometric analysis, the economics of land use, and environmental markets. Dr. Fienup is a member of the Wall Street Journal Economic Forecasting Survey. He is also the Chair of the Fox Canyon Water Market Group and was recently chosen by Fox Canyon Groundwater Management Agency to serve as exchange administrator for an innovative, first of its kind water market pilot program.
The forecast will be moderated by John Loesing, Managing Editor for the Acorn Newspapers. A hot buffet breakfast will be served starting at 6:45 a.m. and the program will begin promptly at 7:15 a.m.
Early registration is $50 per person and available online at www.conejochamber.org until 5pm on June 19th or at the door for $60.
University Village Thousand Oaks
Sheraton Agoura Hills Hotel
California Lutheran University, Chatsworth Products Inc., Kaiser Permanente, Wells Fargo
Amgen, Atara Biotherapeutics, California Resources Corporation,
California State University Channel Islands, Los Robles Hospital & Medical Center, Pepperdine University, Takeda, Ventura County Credit Union
Bank of America, Conejo Senior Resource Network, Hillcrest Financial Group of Thrivent Financial, HUB International Insurance, Roadside Lumber & Hardware, TechAHead, Inc.,
The Acorn Newspapers, The Oaks Shopping Center, UCLA Health, United Staffing Associates