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2016 Policy Summit

Tuesday, September 13 - Thursday, September 15
8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Catch Dennis Miller, Debates and Much More at AWB's 2016 Policy Summit!

Comedian, television personality and radio commentator Dennis Miller will bring a humorous take on politics to AWB's Policy Summit as the keynote speaker. Miller's wry take on politics will be the capstone for three days of policy, politics and good conversation at Suncadia Resort in Cle Elum Sept. 13-15.

For more information about the event and registration contact Kelli Schueler. If your are interested in sponsorship opportunities contact Stephanie Hemphill, director of member relations and events at 360.943.1600. We hope to see you there!

The AWB room block for Suncadia Resort is now SOLD OUT!
To be placed on our waiting list, please contact Kelli Schueler at 360.943.1600.


Take a look at last year's photo gallery or watch the video below:



Agenda

(as of 8.1.2016/SUBJECT TO CHANGE)

Tuesday, Sept. 13

10:00 a.m.
Registration Opens
Rialto Pre-Function
     
10:00 a.m. -
2:00 p.m.
Tee Times Available
Rope Rider & Prospector Courses


 
1:00 p.m.
Welcome
 
  Kris Johnson, President & CEO, AWB
Rialto Ballroom
     
1:15 p.m.
Speaker
Rialto Ballroom
     
1:45 p.m.
Speaker
Rialto Ballroom
     
2:00 p.m. Vision for Higher Education
  • Ana Mari Cauce, President, University of Washington
  • Kirk Schulz, President, Washington State University
Rialto Ballroom
     
3:00 p.m.
Break
 
     
3:15 p.m.
OSPI Debate
Rialto Ballroom
     
4:15 p.m.
Afternoon Adjourn

     
5:45 p.m.
Reception Begins
Rialto Ballroom

Wednesday, Sept.14

7:00 a.m.
Breakfast
Owens Ballroom
     
7:30 a.m.
Conference Welcome
Policy Summit Chair
Rialto Ballroom
     
7:45 a.m.
CEO Roundtable
Rialto Ballroom
 
  • Mark Grescovich, CEO, Banner Bank
 
     
8:45 a.m.
Break
 
     
9:00 a.m.
Grow Here Panel
  • Jim Kopriva, Rite in the Rain
  • Nicole Ledford, Schilling Cider
  • Oliver Lyles, Nucor Steel
Rialto Ballroom
     
10:00 a.m.
Break
 
     
10:10 a.m.
Debate
Rialto Ballroom
     
11:40 a.m.
Break
 
     
12:15 p.m.
Lunch
Rialto Ballroom
     
12:30 p.m.
Awards
Rialto Ballroom
     
12:45 p.m.
Lunch Keynote
Rialto Ballroom
 
  • Dan Schwabel
 
     
1:45 p.m.
Break
 
     
2:00 p.m.
Debate
Rialto Ballroom
     
3:00 p.m.
Break
 
     
3:10 - 4:10 pm
Levy Reform Panel
Owens
     
  Next Generation Leaders
Miller
     
4:20 - 5:20
Budget Panel
Owens
     
  Small Business Panel
Miller
     
  Update Social Media Profile
Headshot for Members
Rialto Pre-Function
     
5:20 p.m.
Afternoon Adjourn
 
     
6:00 p.m.
Reception
Rialto Pre-Function
     
6:45 p.m.
Dinner
Rialto Ballroom
     
7:15 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee (Invited)
Rialto Ballroom
     
7:30 p.m.
Dinner Keynote: Dennis Miller
Rialto Ballroom
     
8:30 p.m.
Dessert Reception
Rialto Pre-Function
     

Thursday, Sept. 15

7:00 a.m.
Breakfast
Rialto Ballroom
     
7:30 p.m.
Board Meeting
Rialto Ballroom
     
12:00 p.m.
Adjourn