Past Events 2015

Past Events

February 22nd

The Science and Consequences of Concussions: Shedding Light on CTE Disease

Tuesday Sept 29, 2015

California’s Latino and Asian-American Vote: Dramatic Underrepresentation in 2014 and Expected Impact in 2016

Mindy Romero, Ph.D.
Director, UC Davis California
Civic Engagement Project

2 p.m - 3p.m.
State Capitol, Room 127
Sacramento, CA


Wednesday, September 30, 2015

Challenges and Solutions to Mental Health Services for Latinos/As

The California Latino Legislative Caucus and the Concilio of Latino Mental Health Agencies

2 p.m - 3p.m.
State Capitol, Room 126
Sacramento, CA


Thursday, October 15, 2015                                                             

Infant Feeding, Social Policy, and Public Health

Eleanor B. Schwarz, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of California, Davis

12 noon - 1p.m.

State Capitol, Room 4202
Sacramento, CA


Thursday, October 22, 2015

Drought Lessons for California's Water, Agriculture, and Environment

12 noon - 1p.m.

State Capitol, Room 4202
Sacramento, CA


Tuesday, November 10, 2015

Breaking Barriers to Beat Cancer through Clinical Trials at UC Davis

  • Scott Christensen—UCD Medical Director, UC Davis Cancer Care Network
  • Cinda Lyon—Executive Director for Administration, Clinical Trials Support Unit
  • Moon Chen—Associate Director, Population Research and Cancer Disparities

10:00 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

State Capitol, Room 444
Sacramento, CA


Wednesday, November 18, 2015

The 11th Annual UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders: A Census of Women Directors and Executive Officers

  • Anne Huff Stevens—Dean, UC Davis Graduate School of Management
  • Amanda Kimball—Author, UC Davis Study of California Women Business Leaders

10:30 a.m. - 12 noon

State Capitol, Room 3191
Sacramento, CA


Friday, January 29, 2016

One Health:  How global issues of water quality, environmental and food safety, and zoonotic disease impact health and the economy in California

Michael Lairmore DVM, PhD, Dean and Distinguished Professor, School of Veterinary Medicine

Patricia Conrad DVM, PhD, Associate Dean for Global Programs

12 p.m - 1:30 p.m.
State Capitol, Room 126
Sacramento, CA


Friday, February 19, 2016

Imigrating Immigrants into the Community:  The UC Undocumented Legal Serives Center

Kevin Johnson, Dean of the Law School and Mabie-Appallas Professor of Public Interest Law and Chicana/o Studies

12 p.m - 1:30 p.m.
State Capitol, Room 126
Sacramento, CA


Friday, March 8, 2016

Research on IMpacts of Transportation and Land Use-Related Strategies on Reducing Greenhouse Gas Emmision: The Science Behind Sustainable Communities

Susan Handy, Ph.D. Director, National Center for Sustainable Transportation

12 p.m - 1:30 p.m.
State Capitol, Room 126
Sacramento, CA


Friday, April 15, 2016

The Science Behind Firearm Violence

Garen Wintemute, M.D., M.P.H.,
Susan P Baker-Stephen P. Teret Chair in Violence Prevention at UC Davis
Director, Violence Prevention Research Program
Professor of Emergency Medicine

12 p.m - 1:30 p.m.
State Capitol, Room 126
Sacramento, CA


Friday, May 20, 2016

What Should We Expect in the 2016 Elections?: The Effect of California's New Election Reforms on Voter Turnout

Mindy Romero, Ph.D.
Founder and Director for the California Civic Engagement Project

12 p.m - 1:30 p.m.
State Capitol, Room 127
Sacramento, CA

January 27th

The 2016 Election: Lessons Learned and Continuing Challenges

Mindy Romero, Ph.D.
Founder and Director for the California Civic Engagement Project