USC Price School of Public Policy

USC Price Gubernatorial Event


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The University of Southern California’s Sol Price School of Public Policy, in partnership with NBC4 Southern California, is honored to host A Conversation with California’s Gubernatorial Candidates. The live-broadcast debate on NBC4 will be co-moderated by Colleen Williams, NBC4 Anchor, and Conan Nolan, NBC4 Chief Political Reporter and anchor of the political affairs show, News Conference.

A Conversation with California’s Gubernatorial Candidates will be a policy-focused discussion with the leading candidates based on eligibility and availability. Criteria for candidate participation was determined by polling averages prior to February 1, 2018. The polls used to determine eligibility came from the following sources: USC Dornsife/Los Angeles Times, PPIC, and IGS.

Three Democratic and two Republican candidates will participate in the forum. They are:

MONDAY, MARCH 26, 2018

Bovard Auditorium
USC University Park Campus
Los Angeles, CA 90089

5:00 p.m.
Guest Check-In and Reception
Light refreshments will be served

6:15 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
A Conversation with California’s Gubernatorial Candidates
Live broadcast will air on NBC4 and

Guests must be pre-registered.

There will be no admittance into the auditorium after 6:15 p.m.
to accommodate the live broadcast.

Attendees must also remain seated during the televised broadcast between 6:15 p.m.and 8:00 p.m.

For security reasons, backpacks and bags larger than 12″ X 12″ X 6″ will not be permitted in the auditorium.

For more information about this event, please contact Heidi Rosano, Senior Director of Events and Sponsorships, at or (213) 821-8189.