Mayor Eric Garcetti Keynote at PortTech EXPO – Sept 11, 2013

Garcetti-originalAt the 4th annual PortTechEXPO clean technology companies large and small will have the chance to connect with business prospects at Southern California’s ports and explore opportunities with ports worldwide working to achieve a more sustainable future. This year’s EXPO is expanding to feature clean technology demonstrations, interactive displays and the best technology advancements for ports and beyond.  The EXPO will feature a luncheon keynote by Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti.

Eric Garcetti is the 42nd Mayor of Los Angeles. His “back to basics” agenda is focused on job creation and solving everyday problems for L.A. residents.

Garcetti was elected four times by his peers to serve as President of the Los Angeles City Council from 2006 to 2012. From 2001 until taking office as Mayor, he served as the Councilmember representing the 13th District which includes Hollywood, Echo Park, Silver Lake, and Atwater Village — all of which were dramatically revitalized under Garcetti’s leadership.

Garcetti was raised in the San Fernando Valley and earned his B.A. and M.A. from Columbia University. He studied as a Rhodes Scholar at Oxford and the London School of Economics and taught at Occidental College and USC. A fourth generation Angeleno, Eric lives in Silver Lake with his wife and one-year-old daughter. He is a Lieutenant in the U.S. Navy reserve and is an avid jazz pianist and photographer.

For more information on Mayor Garcetti, visit the City of Los Angeles website.

The 2013 PortTech EXPO is the only West Coast maritime oriented clean technology conference and exhibition this year.  500+ attendees, 100+ exhibitors and sponsors will convene on September 11 in San Pedro at perhaps the most unique conference venue in the area – CRAFTED at the Port of Los Angeles.

For further information and to register as an attendee, sponsor or exhibitor:  PortTech EXPO

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