Housing Solutions Summit to Grapple with Tangible Solutions to the Housing Crisis Friday, January 24, 2020

What: The Silicon Valley Leadership Group’s Housing Solutions Summit will convene 150 business executives, elected officials, community leaders, transportation experts, and developers to discuss and move forward tangible solutions to our housing crisis.

The Summit will feature a keynote address from State Senate and Assembly Housing Committee Chairs Scott Wiener and David Chiu. The agenda will be focused on solutions including affordable housing advocacy strategies, CEQA reform, addressing homelessness, and how our Silicon Valley member companies are working to be part of the solution.

When: Friday, January 24, 2020
8:00 am – 12:00 pm
Invitation Only

Where: Texas Instruments
2900 Semiconductor Drive, Building E
Santa Clara, CA 95051

Registration: Media – please click here to register and use the code: SPECIALGUEST-HS20


8:00 am: Networking
8:40 am: Welcome

9:00 am: Scott Wiener and David Chiu Opening Keynote – 2020 Housing Priorities in the Legislature

9:30 am: Fireside Chat: Silicon Valley Companies Leading the Way – How the Private Sector Can Partner to Build Housing. A conversation with Orlando White, Community Development Manager, LinkedIn and Julie Mahowald Chief Financial Officer, Silicon Valley Housing Trust
10:00 am: CEQA Panel – How CEQA reform can be beneficial in solving our housing crisis

  • Jennifer Hernandez, Partner, Holland and Knight
  • State Senator Bob Wieckowski, 10th District
  • Michael Van Every, Republic Urban Properties
  • Moderated by Craig Robinson, Silicon Valley Bank

10:30 am – 10:50 am: Networking Coffee break

10:55 am: Successful Advocacy Panel – How the Private Sector and Advocacy Groups Can Work Together

  • Leslye Corsiglia, Executive Director, SV@Home
  • Teresa Alvarado, San Jose Director, SPUR
  • Vince Rocha, Director of Housing and Community Development, Leadership Group
  • Kiyomi Yamamoto, Greenbelt Alliance
  • Chrissy Garavaglia, Santa Clara County Association of Realtors
  • Moderated by Janikke Klem, TechCU

11:30 am: Zillow Presentation on Bay Area Homelessness by Cheryl Young

Transit: 10-minute walk from Lawrence Station Caltrain stop

Parking: Plenty of parking surrounding the building

Contact: Pam Kelly, Sr. Marketing Communications Manager, (408) 483-2410, pkelly@svlg.org


About Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 340 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality, and the environment. Svlg.org