Local College Students Invited to the Future VC Leaders’ Summit on Sept. 28
Free event will engage students on region’s housing, transportation and economic issues

On Sept. 28, the Future VC Leaders’ Summit will convene college students at the Ventura County Community Foundation (VCCF) to learn how transportation, housing, economic and urban planning issues impact the local community. Students will have an opportunity to speak directly to civic leaders and influence policy and planning decisions.

The Summit is sponsored by the Ventura County Transportation Commission (VCTC), the Ventura County Economic Development Association (VCEDA) and the region’s major colleges and universities.

“The Future VC Leaders’ Summit will engage college students in issues and policies that directly impact their daily lives and their desire to stay in Ventura County after they graduate,” said Darren Kettle, executive director of VCTC. “We are looking forward to meeting the future leaders of our region.”

The event will take place from 9 a.m.-12 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 28 in the VCCF conference room at 4001 Mission Oaks Blvd., Camarillo, Calif. 93012. It is free to students enrolled at Ventura County colleges and universities and includes breakfast and transportation from campus, however advance registration is required. Students can register for the Summit at www.futurevcleaders.eventbrite.com and learn more at www.goventura.org/summit.

The Summit program will feature a keynote address by Pete Peterson, Dean of the Pepperdine University School of Public Policy; a lively panel discussion with local experts in the fields of transportation, economics and urban planning; and closing remarks by Erick Went, entrepreneur and Chief Technology Officer of Camarillo-based Matter Labs. The event will include opportunities for students to interact with the speakers and network with their peers.

About the Ventura County Transportation Commission
The Ventura County Transportation Commission is the regional transportation planning agency committed to keeping Ventura County moving. Program information is available at www.goventura.org.