ANNUAL MEETING AGENDA

Updated 12-11-17 in red

There is a CLE Seminar and a New Commissioner Seminar on the afternoon of Tuesday, November 14th.  These are separate registrations.  Please click on the links below to be redirected to their agenda page and registration page.  Thank you!

CLE Seminar, November 14 at the Motif Hotel in Seattle – click here for Welcome and CLE and Legal Committee Meeting Information

CLE Agenda      updated 12-11-17:  Credits approved:  Activity No. 1055967

Legal Committee Agenda     updated 12-11-17:  Credits approved:  Activity No. 1055966

Click here to register for the CLE.  

Click here for the New Commissioner Seminar Welcome

Click here to register for the New Commissioner Seminar

 

Tuesday, November 14

12:00 – 5:00 pm             New Commissioner Seminar (note:  this seminar is continued on Wednesday, November 15, 2017, in the morning)

(12:00 Buffet Lunch and Opening Remarks – Pioneer Room/4th Floor
1:30 General Session – Belltown Room/4th Floor)

1:00 – 5:00 pm               CLE

5:00 – 6:30 pm               CLE Reception

 

Wednesday, November 15

7:30 am                            Registration Opens

7:30 – 8:30 am               Committee Chair Meeting/Breakfast

9:00 – 11:30 am             New Commissioner Seminar (continued)

9:00 – 11:30 am             Committee Meetings:  (All on 4th floor – Note some TIME CHANGES)

9:00 – 10:30 am       Marina / Seattle Ballroom 2 – 4th floor – MARINA AGENDA
8:45 – 10:15 am       Trade and Transportation / Seattle Ballroom 3 – 4th floor – TRADE & TRANSP AGENDA
9:00 – 10:30 am    Aviation / Blue Mouse Boardroom – 4th floor – AVIATION AGENDA
9:00 – 11:30 am       Legal Committee / Pioneer Room – 4th floor – LEGAL COMMITTEE AGENDA
10:30 – 11:30 am     Public Relations / Seattle Ballroom 2 – 4th floor – NO AGENDA
10:00 – 11:30 am     Environmental Policy / Seattle Ballroom 1 – 4th floor
10:30 am – Noon     Economic Development / Seattle Ballroom 3 – 4th floor

12:00 pm                         Luncheon – with President Karen Moore, Port of Ephrata presiding.  Welcome by Tom Albro, Port of Seattle

Keynote:  How Housing is Affecting our Economy – Matthew Gardner, Chief Economist, Windemere Real Estate

2:00 – 4:00 pm              General Session:

Regional Economic Update – James McCafferty, Center for Economic & Business Research, Western Washington University

Marine Cargo Forecast – Brian Winningham, BST Associates

4:00 – 5:30 pm              Associate Member Reception

Enjoy a glass of wine or a beer while you get to know our Associate Members and learn what they have to offer!   (Associate Members: Please click here to view the details of this event: Associate Member Info).

Evening on your own to enjoy the City of Seattle

 

Thursday, November 16

6:15 am                            Fitness Walk (optional)

8:00 am                            Ports Executive Breakfast

9:00 – 10:00 am             WPPA Legislative Report

10:30 am – 12:00 pm    General Session:  The Future of Transportation Panel – Steve Marshall, Transportation Technology Partnership Manager, City of Bellevue; Rick Forschler, Retired Boeing Manufacturing Engineer and Information Technology Professional

12:00 pm                         Luncheon – President Karen Moore, Port of Ephrata presiding

Keynote:  Regional Energy Challenges and Opportunities – Philip Bussey, Senior Vice President and Chief Customer Officer, Puget Sound Energy

2:00 pm                            Port Reports:

  • Kingston
  • Everett
  • Columbia

3:30 pm                            Roundtable Discussions:

  1. Puget Sound No Discharge Zone – Status and Meaning
  2. Partnering with Your MPO
  3. SeaTac Capital Development Plans
  4. Telling Our Jobs Story
  5. Five Unusual Port Laws You Ought to Know
  6. Using Integrated Planning Grants
  7. Funding for Trails and Recreation
  8. Third Party Contracts

6:00 pm                            President’s Reception Honoring President Karen Moore

 

Friday, November 17

8:00 am                            Awards Breakfast

  • Port of the Year
  • Life Member

9:00 am                            Board of Trustees Meeting

  • Committee Reports
  • Treasurer’s Report
  • President’s Report
  • Executive Director’s Report
  • 2017 WPPA Budget Report
  • Nomination and Election of Officers

12:00 pm                         Adjourn

 

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