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2018 Legislative Day & Hill Climb

Tuesday, January 16

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Tuesday,  Jan. 16, 2018

Hotel RL, Olympia


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Agenda (as of 1.14.18)

7:00 a.m.
Registration Opens
Hotel RL Lobby
     
7:30 a.m.
Board Meeting
Fir Ballroom
     
8:50 a.m.
Break
 
     
9:00 a.m.
Education: Beyond McCleary
Fir Ballroom
  Amy Anderson, Government Affairs Director, AWB, Moderator
 
  Christopher Nesmith, Career & Technical Education Director, West Valley School District
 
  Natalie Pacholl, Training & Development Specialist, SEH America
 
  Chris Reykdal, Superintendent of Public Instruction, Washington State
 
     
9:45 a.m.
Manufacturing Panel
Fir Ballroom
  Gary Chandler, Vice President, AWB, Moderator
 
  David Rankin, President, Rankin Equipment Co.
 
  Michael Senske, President & CEO, Pearson Packaging Systems
 
  Tracy Wilson, CEO, DeWils Industries, Inc.
 
     
10:45 a.m.
Break

 
     
11:00 a.m.
Employment Law Panel
Spruce Ballroom
  Bob Battles, General Counsel & Government Affairs Director, AWB, Moderator
 
  Sen. Michael Baumgartner, R - 06
 
  Sen. Karen Keiser, D - 33
 
  Rep. Gina McCabe, R - 14
 
  Rep. Mike Sells, D - 38
 
     
11:45 a.m.
Climate Panel
Spruce Ballroom
  Dan Kirschner, Executive Director, Northwest Gas Association, Moderator
 
  Rep. Richard DeBolt, R - 20
 
  Sen. Doug Ericksen, R - 42
 
  Rep. Joe Fitzgibbon, D - 34
 
  Reed Schuler, Senior Policy Advisor, Office of Governor Jay Inslee
 
     
12:30 p.m.
Lunch
Fir Ballroom
     
12:50 p.m.
Lunch Keynote
Fir Ballroom
  Michael Senske, President & CEO, Pearson Packaging Systems, Moderator
 
  Patrick Jones, Executive Director, Institute for Public Policy & Economic Analysis, Eastern Washington University
 
  Anneliese Vance-Sherman, Ph.D., Regional Labor Economist, Employment Security Department
 
     
1:50 p.m.
Break
 
     
1:55 p.m.
Legislative Leadership Panel
Fir Ballroom
  Kris Johnson, President & CEO, AWB, Moderator
 
  Sen. Sharon Nelson, D - 34
 
  Rep. Larry Springer, D - 45
 
  Rep. J.T. Wilcox, R - 02
 
     
2:40 p.m.
Wrap-Up & Call to Action
Fir Ballroom
     
3:00 p.m.
Afternoon Adjourn
 
     
3:00-5:00 p.m.
Hill Climb
 
     
5:30 p.m.
Reception Registration Opens
Forest Ballroom Foyer
     
6:00 p.m.
Reception
Forest Ballroom

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