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Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) 2023

Inspiration. Innovation. Inclusion.

Event Details

Date: Friday, September 8, 2023

Time: 11:00AM - 4:30PM PT

Venue: KPMG – 20 Pacifica #700, Irvine, CA 92618

Admission: Members: $75  I  Non-Members: $125  I  IAG + Ascend Membership (1-Year): $175

​Attire: Business Casual


We are thrilled to invite you to the annual Ascend OC: Inspiring Across Generations (IAG) 2023 event, where we will celebrate the power of Inspiration, Innovation, and Inclusion.

Don't miss out on unparalleled perspectives and networking opportunities with local entrepreneurs and senior leaders across a variety of industries including but not limited to consulting, investment management, and AI.

Please RSVP by Friday, September 1st, to secure your spot at this intimate, fulfilling, and rewarding event (limited seating)



11:00 AM - 11:30 AM PT:


11:00 AM - 12:30 PM PT:

Lunch (to be served on the outdoor lawn)

12:30 PM - 12:45 PM PT: 

12:45 PM - 1:30 PM PT:

Panel 1 – Innovation

(Moderated by Cindy Tjoe)

1:30 PM - 1:35 PM PT: 

5min Break

1:35 PM - 2:20 PM PT: 

Panel 2 – Inspiration

(Moderated by Katy Stauffer)

2:20 PM - 2:25 PM PT:

2:25 PM - 3:10 PM PT:

Panel 3 – Inclusion

(Moderated by Dave Chung)

3:10 PM - 3:15 PM PT:

5min Break

3:15 PM - 3:30 PM PT:

Award Ceremony & Closing Remarks

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM PT:

Networking with Light Refreshments


Welcome Remarks

Welcome Remarks

Panel 1 – Innovation

Panel 1 – Innovation

Panel 2 – Inspiration

Panel 2 – Inspiration

Panel 3 – Inclusion

Panel 3 – Inclusion

Program Sponsor


Safety of our guests is paramount to Ascend. Attendees are responsible for monitoring their own condition and agree to comply with the safety, hygiene and CDC identified pandemic level communicable illnesses (including COVID-19) guidelines established by relevant health authorities. We request that attendees not attend an event should they test positive or if they experience COVID symptoms prior to the event.

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