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Annual Washington D.C. Advocacy Trip

Annual Washington D.C. Advocacy Trip

When:
September 22, 2020 @ 8:00 am – September 23, 2020 @ 1:00 pm
2020-09-22T08:00:00-07:00
2020-09-23T13:00:00-07:00
Contact:
Aakash Vashee
(408) 501-7880

September 22-23, 2020

TBD

Virtual Event 

ABOUT

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group travels to Washington, D.C. annually with a delegation of member executives and public officials to advocate for our federal policy priorities, focusing on U.S. jobs and competitiveness. Strategic visits are scheduled with U.S. Senate and House leadership and key administration officials to discuss our federal agenda.

DELEGATION CO-LEADERS

Carl Guardino
CEO, Silicon Valley Leadership Group

Joe Simitian 
Supervisor, Santa Clara County Board

Steve Milligan 
Former Western Digital CEO / Leadership Group Board Chair

Sam Liccardo
Mayor, San Jose

AGENDA

This year’s agenda will focus on specific solutions to encourage U.S. economic growth. In a historic election year, the Silicon Valley Leadership Group is prepared to advance a greater understanding between Silicon Valley innovators and Washington D.C. leaders.

This trip presents an opportunity for the delegation to meet with Senate and Congressional leaders and key Administration officials. In addition to high-level visits, the trip will feature many networking opportunities with various Silicon Valley industry leaders. Among them are this year’s advocacy trip co-chairs: Santa Clara County Board Supervisor Joe Simitian, Former Western Digital CEO Steve Milligan, and San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo.

The Leadership Group federal policy agenda includes but is not limited to:

  • Additional Funding for the BART extension, Caltrain, and Valley Link Rail
  • Repeal Amortization of R&D
  • Pricing Climate Pollution
  • Accessible & Affordable Health Care
  • Increased Funding for Higher Education
  • Cybersecurity/Data Privacy
  • Autonomous Vehicle Technology
  • Scientific Research Funding/R&D
  • Immigration Reform

AVAILABLE SPONSORSHIPS OPPORTUNITIES

More information coming soon!

LOGISTICS

Virutal Zoom Meeting

TICKETS

The Silicon Valley Leadership Group does not issue refunds.

SPONSORS

More information coming soon!

For sponsorship questions, please contact Kristen Petersen at [email protected]

NOTICE

PLEASE BE AWARE THAT BY ATTENDING THIS EVENT, YOU CONSENT TO YOUR VOICE, NAME, AND/OR LIKENESS BEING USED, WITHOUT COMPENSATION, IN ANY AND ALL MEDIA, WHETHER NOW KNOWN OR HEREAFTER DEVISED, IN PERPETUITY. YOU RELEASE THE SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP GROUP AND SILICON VALLEY LEADERSHIP FOUNDATION, ITS SUCCESSORS, ASSIGNS AND LICENSEES FROM ANY POTENTIAL LIABILITY.

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