The Global LA Summit will feature discussions exploring Los Angeles’ role as one of the most globally interconnected cities.
The summit will look at how the city’s history and diversity has made it a leader in innovation, trade, technology, entertainment, and culture. The summit will feature engaging discussions of the many ways Los Angeles both shapes and is shaped by global culture and commerce. It will also feature a workshop designed to equip attendees with the tools they need to more effectively engage in conversations around the most controversial issues of the day.
Our keynote speaker will be Souad Mekhennet, national security correspondent for The Washington Post, and author of the memoir I Was Told to Come Alone: My Journey Behind the Lines of Jihad, in conversation with Dr. Errol Southers, Professor of the Practice in National and Homeland Security, Director of the Safe Communities Institute (SCI), and Director of Homegrown Violent Extremism Studies in the Sol Price School of Public Policy at University of Southern California.