Virtual Federal Affairs Summit

Tuesday, August 11
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Federal Affairs Summit

Tuesday, August 11, 2020

Location: virtual

Time: 8am-5pm

Connect with Washington’s congressional delegation at AWB’s Federal Affairs Summit on August 11.

Ask questions directly to the congressional delegation and get the most up to date information around international trade, immigration, taxes, infrastructure and other federal issues that impact your business. This is a special opportunity to let your voice be heard and engage our elected officials on positive solutions to help Washington thrive.

Please join us for a day of conversation online. For questions, please contact AWB Events at or 360.943.1600.


AWB Members: $40.00
Non-Members: $80.00

For more information about how to become an AWB member and unlock exclusive benefits like discounted event registration visit our Membership page to learn more.

To register today simply click the blue Register Now button at the top of this webpage.


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.
 Opening Session TBD
 8:30 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.
 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, Johnson & Johnson
 3:45 p.m.
 K&L Gates Election Update
 Tim Peckinpaugh, Partner, K&L Gates
 4:15 p.m.
 Virtual Happy Hour & Networking
 Seaplane Kitchen & Bar

*Agenda is subject to change

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