A Panel Discussion With Joel Kotkin

Wednesday, 31 May 2017 – Fieldstead & Company, Inc.

How should citizens and their leaders meet society’s primary challenges, especially in a complex and pluralistic society like ours?

Fieldstead & Company and Houston’s Center for Opportunity Urbanism ( assembled an ideologically diverse national panel of highly respected experts to discuss how we can meet fundamental challenges at the local level. Joel Kotkin shared insights from the Center’s “Restoring Localism” study funded by Fieldstead & Company.

Speakers included: Tom Lile, Chairman, Center for Opportunity Urbanism Joel Kotkin, Executive Director, Center for Opportunity Urbanism Ron Gertz, Moderator, Founder of Music Reports, Inc., Copyright Attorney Tory Gattis, Founding Senior Fellow, Center for Opportunity Urbanism Zelda Bronstein, Activist and Writer Morley Winograd, Senior Fellow, Center on Communication Leadership and Policy, USC Jennifer Hernandez, West Coast Land Use and Environment Practice Group, Lead Holland & Knight Ryan Streeter, Director of Domestic Policy Studies, American Enterprise Institute

Localism: A Panel Discussion with Joel Kotkin – Part 1

Localism: A Panel Discussion with Joel Kotkin – Part 2