2018 Forecast LA

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2018 Forecast LA

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

The fifth annual Forecast LA conference was held on Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at Loyola Marymount University. The conference showcased the results from the 2018 Los Angeles Public Opinion Survey of 2,411 adult residents. The sold-out event had over 300 people in attendance. 

Conference Program


Timothy Law Snyder, President, Loyola Marymount University

Opening Remarks

Jose Huizar, Los Angeles City Council, District 14


2018 Los Angeles Public Opinion Survey
Fernando J. Guerra, Director, StudyLA

California Economy
Larry Kosmont, President and CEO, Kosmont 

Personal Finance, Household Finance, and Social Cohesion
Brianne Gilbert, Associate Director, StudyLA

Silicon Beach
Brianne Gilbert, Associate Director, StudyLA


  • Moderator: Joanne Griffith, Executive Producer, Marketplace Weekend
  • Brett Brewer, Co-Founder and Managing Director, Crosscut Ventures
  • Billy Chun, Deputy Mayor of Economic Development, Los Angeles
  • Joseph Daverin, Software Engineer, Google
  • James Suarez, CEO and Owner, Fineman Suarez

Closing Remarks

Jeffrey Prang, Los Angeles County Assessor