2010 San Diego
LEDC’s City Visit to San Diego featured Downtown Development & Redevelopment tours and meetings including; a tour of Downtown San Diego with the Centre City Development Corporation, meeting with Mayor Jerry Sanders, EDC Director Julie Meier Wright, Developer Sharm Harmer with Urban Housing Partners, Bill Geppert with Cox Communications & Paul Jablonski with San Diego’s Metro Mass Transit.
Research Institutes and Health Care play a huge role in San Diego’s economy, we met & toured the Shiley Eye Center, Sharp’s Hospital, Skaggs Pharmacy School & Pharmaceutical Sciences at UCSD, Gary & Mary West Wireless Health Institute, Salk Institute, Scripps Research Institute, San Burnham Medical Research Institute, Torrey Pines Institute, San Diego Consortium for Regenerative Medicine & San Diego Center for Algae Biotechnology.
We also spent time with Entrepreneurs & their support network, Sequel Pharmaceuticals, CommNexus & EvoNexus, CONNECT, Angels & VC’s Tech Coast Angels, Forward Ventures. We also visited High Skill High Wage employers General Atomic, SAIC & Cubic Transportation. Our host for the trip was Malin Burnham, Vice Chairman of Cushman & Wakefield. AGENDA BOOKLET PRESENTATION LETTER