2nd Annual Vision Zero Symposium Program

5:15-5:45 Doors open
  • Food and childcare available
  • Interactive activities
5:45-6:05 Welcoming Remarks
  • Colin Parent, Interim Executive Director, Circulate San Diego
  • Councilmember David Alvarez, District 8
6:05-7:00 Panel – Vision Zero 101
In this panel discussion, the Mayor’s Office lead on Vision Zero and two Vision Zero experts will talk about what Vision Zero is, why it is important, what is being done, and where street safety improvements are needed.
  • Moderator: Andy Pendoley, MIG
  • Alejandra Gavaldon, Director of Infrastructure & Water Policy, Office of Mayor Kevin Faulconer 
  • Emilia Crotty, Executive Director, Los Angeles Walks 
  • Kathleen Ferrier, Policy & Communications Director, Vision Zero Network
7:00-7:50 Panel – The Future of Vision Zero
Vision Zero is a multi-faceted movement to save lives. Panelists will discuss their unique perspectives and approach to safe streets. We will hear about the innovative roles of the public health and business sectors, and how education and encouragement are vital to Vision Zero. The panel will discuss how community members have made a difference and ways for community voices to be heard.
  • Moderator: Maya Rosas, Circulate San Diego
  • Beryl Foreman, Marketing & Mobility Coordinator, The El Cajon Boulevard BIA
  • Francisco Contreras, Founder, KCicletas, King Chavez Primary Academy
  • Dan Fesperman, Director, The San Diego County Childhood Obesity Initiative 

7:50-8:00 Closing remarks

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