Virtual Federal Affairs Summit

Tuesday, August 11
8:00 am - 4:00 pm
Federal Affairs Summit

On Tuesday August 11th we connected with Washington’s congressional delegation at AWB’s Federal Affairs Summit.

Attendees asked questions directly to the congressional delegation and got the most up to date information around international trade, immigration, taxes, infrastructure and other federal issues that impact their businesses. This was a special opportunity to  engage our elected officials on positive solutions to help Washington thrive.

For questions, please contact AWB Events at or 360.943.1600.


8:00 a.m.
Kris Johnson, AWB President & CEO
   Emcee Kelly Fukai, Manager of Public Affairs and External Public Affairs, Spokane International Airport
 8:15 a.m.
 United States & United Kingdom Trade Relationship
Rt Hon Greg Hands MP, UK Minister for Trade Policy
 9:00 a.m.
 Remarks and Q&A
Congressman Derek Kilmer
 9:30 a.m
 Remarks and Q&A
Congressman Dan Newhouse
 10:00 a.m.
 Trivia and Break
 10:30 a.m
 Remarks and Q&A
Congresswoman Susan DelBene
 11:00 a.m,
Small Business Administration discusses the CARES Act funding
Jeremy Field, Regional Administrator, Small Business Administration
    Apollo Fuhriman, Regional Advocate Region 10, Small Business Administration
 11:45 a.m.
 12:00 p.m.
 Remarks and Q&A
Congressman Denny Heck
 12:50 p.m.-1pm
 1:00 p.m.
 Remarks and Q&A
Congressman Rick Larsen
 1:30 p.m.
 Remarks and Q&A
Congresswoman Kim Schrier
 2:00 p.m.
 Remarks and Q&A
Congresswoman Cathy McMorris Rodgers
 2:30 p.m.
Remarks and Q&A
 Congressman Adam Smith
 3:00 p.m.
Advancements in the COVID-19 Vaccine
Anna Wald MD, Head of Allergy and Infectious Diseases Division, School of Medicine, University of Washington
    Richard Nettles MD, Vice President US Medical Affairs, Virology, Janssen Infectious Diseases, Johnson & Johnson
    Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee Member
 3:45 p.m.
 K&L Gates Election Update
Tim Peckinpaugh, Partner, K&L Gates
 4:15 p.m.
 Virtual Happy Hour & Networking
Hosted by Seaplane Kitchen & Bar and Sponsored by Alaska Airlines


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