Upcoming Events

2024 Events

Spring Semester 2024

Events To Be Announced: 


Previous 2023 Events

 Maureen McGuire
Wednesday, November 1, 2023

From Fields to Streams: Navigating Water Quality Challenges in Ventura County Agricultural Irrigated Lands

Guest Speaker: Maureen McGuire, CEO, Farm Bureau of Ventura County


 Rob Pieroni
Thursday, October 5, 2023 

Italian Startup Ecosystem: Accelerating Growth and Investment for Impact

Guest Speaker: Robert Pieroni, Director of Italian Business Development, Gener8tor

REcording coming soon

 David Pollock
Thursday, September 14, 2023

Flipping Your Perception Of Government with David Pollock

Guest Speaker: David Pollock, Director of Client Relations, Green Law Group


 Sevet Johnson
Thursday, September 7, 2023 

MPPA/ ICMA Fall Mixer

Guest Speaker: Sevet Johnson, County Executive Officer of Ventura County


 Philippe Eskandar
Erika  Herrera-Terriquez
Carmen Nichols
Tuesday, April 4, 2023

ICMA: Assistant/Deputy City Manager Career Panel Webinar

Guest Speakers:

Philippe Eskandar, Deputy City Manager, City of Westlake

Erika Herrera-Terriquez, Assistant City Manager, City of Fillmore

Carmen Nichols, Assistant City Manager, City of Camarillo


 Dr. Wa'ed
Wednesday, March 1, 2023

Revisiting Integration Policies in the United States: From Patchwork Policies to a Systematic Approach

Guest Speaker: Dr. Wa'ed Alshoubaki, Assistant Professor, University of Jordan


Alexander Balkin
Thursday, February 9, 2023 

Federal Spending, Debt, and the Budget: What the Nation Buys and Why?

Guest Speaker: Alexander Balkin, Previous Command Inspector General, U.S. Navy


Troy Brown
Tuesday, January 31, 2023 

MPPA/ICMA Networking Event

Guest Speaker: Troy Brown, City Manager, City of Moorpark


Chris Beck
Tuesday, January 24, 2023 

California Water Policy: A Historical Review of Water Policy in California

Guest Speaker: Christopher Beck, Previous General Counsel, Ventura Housing Authority & Planning Commissioner