Camarillo, Calif., March 1, 2012 – The Business & Technology Partnership (B&TP) at CSU Channel Islands (CI) will host a networking breakfast on Thursday, March 8, from 7:30 to 9:30 a.m. in Malibu Hall 100 on the CI campus. The event is open to the public. 

Along with a breakfast and opportunity to network, there will be a panel of industry leaders who will present a program entitled: “Business Along the 101 Corridor- There’s Room for Optimism.” 

Mel Sheeler, Chair of the B&TP, will welcome guests followed by a panel discussion. Panelists include Reid Dammann, Patent Attorney of Musick, Peeler, & Garrett; Mark Levinson, Shareholder, Corporate & Securities of Greenberg Traurig; James Schultz, President of Schultz Management Group (SMG); and Robert Steenberge, Vice President and Chief Technical Officer for Teledyne Technologies Incorporated. Serving as moderator will be Henry Dubroff, Chairman and Editor, of Pacific Coast Business Times

Admission is $25 per person for B&TP members, CI faculty, staff, and Alumni & Friends Association members. Admission for non-members is $35 per person. There will be an additional charge of $5 per person for walk-in reservations on the day of the event. Parking is complimentary. Attendees should follow signs to designated parking lot. 

Online registration is available at For additional information or to register by telephone contact Alissa Larreta at 805-437-8916 or 

The event is sponsored by Airborne Technologies; Fishman, Block, + Diamond, LLP; the Martin V. Smith School of Business & Economics; Wasserman, Comden, Casselman & Esensten, LLP; and FDSI Logistics.

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