Forgot Password?

2018 Policy Summit

Tuesday, September 18 - Thursday, September 20


Sept. 18-20, 2018

Suncadia Resort, Cle Elum

Reserve your room in the AWB room block now using the link below.

Tuesday, September 18

12:30 p.m. Registration Opens Rialto Pre-Function
12:30 p.m. Networking Reception Rialto Pre-Function
1:30 p.m. Welcome Owens Ballroom
  Kris Johnson, President & CEO,
Association of Washington Business
1:45 p.m. Early Childhood Education
Owens Ballroom
2:45 p.m. University Presidents Owens Ballroom
  Ana Mari Cauce, President, University of Washington  
  Kirk Schulz, President, Washington State University  
3:30 p.m. Break  
3:45 p.m. Tomorrow’s Skilled Workforce Owens Ballroom
  Jan Yoshiwara, Executive Director, SBCTC
5:00 p.m. Closing Remarks Owens Ballroom
5:15 p.m. Afternoon Adjourn  
5:15 p.m.
Reception Begins Rialto Ballroom

 Wednesday, September 19

7:00 a.m. Breakfast Owens Ballroom
7:30 a.m. Summit Welcome
Rialto Ballroom
7:45 a.m. Breakfast Keynote Rialto Ballroom
8:45 a.m. CEO Panel Rialto Ballroom
  Esina Alic, CEO, Insitu
  Stephen P. Metruck, Executive Director, Port of Seattle
  Brad Sawatzke, CEO, Energy Northwest
9:30 a.m. Break
Rialto Ballroom
9:45 a.m.
Growth Management: Population, Workforce & Housing Rialto Ballroom
  Joseph Tovar, FAICP, Project co-lead, Road Map to Washington’s Future  
10:30 a.m.
11:20 a.m. Break  
11:50 p.m. Lunch
Rialto Ballroom
12:15 p.m. Lunch Keynote Rialto Ballroom
1:15 p.m.
Gov. Jay Inslee (Invited)
Rialto Ballroom
1:35 p.m. Break  
1:45 p.m. The Gig Economy – Portability of Benefits Rialto Ballroom
2:45 p.m. Trade - NAFTA   
Rialto Ballroom
3:30 p.m. Break  

3:35 p.m. Taxes – How does Washington compare to other states? Owens Ballroom
  Biometrics & Artificial Intelligence
Miller Ballroom
4:40 p.m. Mayor Panel
Owens Ballroom
  Update Social Media Profile Photo Station
Venera Ballroom
6:15 p.m. Reception Rialto Pre-Function
6:45 p.m. Dinner Rialto Ballroom
7:30 p.m. Dinner Keynote Rialto Ballroom
8:30 p.m. Dessert Reception Rialto Pre-Function

 Thursday, September 20

7:30 a.m. Breakfast
Rialto Ballroom
8:00 a.m. Board Meeting Rialto Ballroom
11:00 a.m. Adjourn

Find photos from last year's event online here and watch the wrap-up video below: