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Thursday, February 19th
9:15 AM

Continental Breakfast

Argyros Forum 209ABC

9:15 AM - 10:00 AM

10:00 AM

Panel #1 - Origins & Chronology

Fred Smoller, Chapman University
Jeff Gottlieb, Senior Writer for the Los Angeles Times
Ali Sateh, Councilman, City of Bell
Cristine Garcia, Assemblywoman
Teri Sforza, “Watchdog” reporter for the Orange County Register

Argyros Forum (AF) 209ABC

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

11:45 AM


Beckman Hall (BK) 404

11:45 AM - 1:15 PM

1:30 PM

Panel #2 - Causes

Fred Smoller, Chapman University
Dr. Tom Hogan-Esch, Associate Professor of Political Science, California State University Northridge
John Chiang, Treasurer for the State of California
Joe Matthews, Author and Journalist

Argyros Forum (AF) 209ABV

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

3:30 PM

Panel #3 - Solutions

John Compton, Chapman University
Michael Moodian, Brandman University
Doug Willmore, City Manager of Bell
George Frederickson, Professor of Public Administration (Emeritus), University of Kansas
Jennifer G. Rodgers, Executive Director, Center for Public Integrity, Columbia University

Argyros Forum (AF) 209ABC

3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

5:30 PM


Kennedy Hall (KH) 237A&B

5:30 PM - 6:00 PM

6:00 PM

Panel #4 - Bell Democracy & The Law

Tom Campbell, Chapman University
Kenneth Stahl, Chapman University
Harland W. Braun, JD, defended Angela Spaccia, Bell’s assistant city manager
Anthony R. Taylor, JD, Partner - Aleshire & Wynder, LLP, attorney for the City of Bell
James W. Spertus, managing partner at Spertus, Landes & Umhofer, LLP in Los Angeles
Steve Cooley, served as the 41st District Attorney of Los Angeles County
David Aleshire, Aleshire & Wynder, LLP, attorney for the City of Bell

Kennedy Hall (KH) 237 A&B

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM