Southern California Hotel & Lodging Conference Agenda

8:00 a.m.

Registration Opens

Thank you to our coffee sponsor, Bed Bug Heat Doctor.

8:30 - 9:30 a.m. Concurrent Education Sessions

Maximize Your Property’s Green Footprint
Presented by Steve Ball, Director Business Development, Green Key Global and Pierre Daigneault, Chief Sustainability Officer, Clean the World

How to Make Money with Service Robots in Hotels
Presented by Tom Beedon, General Manager, Residence Inn LAX 

9:45 - 10:45 a.m. Concurrent Education Sessions

Technology Trends in the Lodging Industry
Presented by Robert Astudillo, Founder of the Hotel Inventory and Chief Operating Officer of Pracrea, Inc / The Hotel Inventory.

Are The Latest California Laws Keeping You Up at Night?
Presented by Jeff Thurrell, Attorney, Fisher & Phillips

The Latest Energy Technologies and Double Rebates Can Cut Your Operating Cost
Presented by Sid Pelston, Energy Innovation Group and Southern California Edison

Thank you to our coffee sponsor, Cost Segregation Authority. 

11:00 a.m. - Noon Concurrent Education Sessions

Safety & Security Challenges for Hotels
Presented by Todd Seiders, Loss Prevention Director, Petra Risk Solutions

Sound and Savvy Operational Solutions to Offsetting the Increased Minimum Hotel Wage
Presented by Lara Shortz and Taylor Burras, Attorneys, Michelman & Robinson

Human Trafficking: Raising Awareness
Presented by Sgt. Jeffrey H. Walker, Human Trafficking Bureau, Los Angeles Regional Human Trafficking Taskforce

12:15 - 1:15 p.m.

CH&LA Luncheon
Join CH&LA President & CEO Lynn Mohrfeld for a California Legislative Update

12:15 - 1:15 p.m. AAHOA Business Meeting & Lunch
1:15 p.m. Trade Show Opens
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Reception in the Trade Show

Thank you to our reception sponsor, Embassy Carpets.