2018 ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA

Agenda (Updated 11.30.18)

Meeting Location:
HYATT REGENCY
900 BELLEVUE WAY NE
BELLEVUE, WA  98004

 

Updated/new information is underlined: I just posted more Committee Meeting Agendas, fyi.


Tuesday, December 4, 2018 (pre-conference)


1:00 - 5:00 pm          CLE: Employment Law (Credits APPROVED / Activity ID 1088033: 3.75) - Click here for Agenda

3:00 - 5:00 pm          GNCC Meeting

3:00 - 5:00 pm          Executive Committee Meeting

5:00 - 6:30 pm        CLE Reception

5:00 - 6:30 pm        GNCC Reception (Sponsored by BNSF)

Wednesday, December 5, 2018


7:00 am          Registration Desk opens

(NO BREAKFAST SERVED/OFFERED THIS DAY)

7:30 - 11:30 am Committee Meetings:

7:30 - 8:30 am          Committee Chair Breakfast Meeting  

8:30 - 11:30 am        Legal Committee (Credits APPROVED / Activity ID 1088035: 2.5 credits) Click here for Agenda

8:45 - 10:15 am         Trade & Transportation Committee  Click here for Agenda

9:00 - 10:30 am       Marina Committee Click here for Agenda

10:00 - 11:30 am      Environmental Committee  Click here for Agenda

10:30 - 11:30 am       Communication Committee Click here for Agenda

10:30 - 11:45 am       Aviation Committee

10:30 - 11:45 am       Economic Development Committee  Click here for Agenda

(OFFICIAL START OF MEETING)

12:00 pm          Luncheon 

Welcome by Courtney Gregoire, Port of Seattle

Canadian Linkages: Economy, Trade, Investment and USMCA
Speaker: Michael Wooff, Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner (Seattle), Acting Head of Mission, Consulate General of Canada

2:00 - 4:00 pm       General Session:

Unpacking the Election

Christian Sinderman, Northwest Passage Consulting
Todd Myers, Todd Myers Communications, Inc.

Understanding Trade and Tariffs

Nelson Dong, Dorsey & Whitney
Rianne Perry, Washington Department of Agriculture

4:00 - 5:00 pm         Associate Member Reception

Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer while you get to know our Associate Members and learn what they have to offer!

Evening         On your own to enjoy the city of Bellevue (Restaurant information provided at Registration Desk)


Thursday, December 6, 2018


 

6:15 am          Fitness Walk (optional)

8:00 - 9:00 am          Ports Executive Breakfast:  Port commissioners, port employees and life members encouraged to attend

(sorry, this is a closed breakfast; no associate members, guests or spouses allowed).

9:00 - 10:00 am          WPPA Legislative Report

10:30 am - 12:00 pm          General Session: Regional Dimensions of Orca Recovery

12:00 pm          Luncheon:  

Our Forest Health and Wildfire Management
Speaker: Robert L. Edmonds, University of Washington, School of Environmental and Forest Sciences

2:00 pm       Port Reports

3:30 pm       Roundtable Discussions

1. Personal Cyber Security in a Digital Age
2. Disaster Resilience
3. Frank Unplugged
4. Public Works Contracting Changes for Your Port
5. Whale Wise Messages for Marinas
6. Update on State Tourism Program
7. Park and Trail Planning for Your Community
8. Messaging Your Educational Story: Public Presence

6:00 pm         President’s Reception Honoring President Troy Stariha

Friday, December 7, 2018


 

8:00 am          Awards Breakfast

after
breakfast:
     Board of Trustees Meeting