Spring Meeting 2017 Tentative Agenda
updated 3/21/17
(subject to change – please check back for updates)

Registration is open, please click here.

Wednesday May 17
8:00 am                       Registration Desk Opens

9:00 – 11:30 am        Concurrent Training Modules
                                                      (these modules are a separate registration from the Annual Meeting)

Module #1:  Port Finance and Taxation:  Paying for Things

Registration is open, please click here.

Module #2:  Community Outreach

Registration is open, please click here.

12:00 noon               Luncheon
                                   TBD – Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands

2:00 – 5:00 pm         Concurrent Policy Seminars

Seminar #1:  Rural Economic Development

Seminar #2:  Climate Adaptation

5:00 – 6:30 pm           Associate Member Reception

(if you are an associate member & would like more info, please click here)

Evening                       On your own for dinner

Thursday May 18

6:00 am                       Fitness Walk (optional – meet in hotel lobby)

8:00 am                       Ports Only Breakfast

9:30 am                       Optional Spouse Program (more info to follow later)

9:30 am – 12:00 pm   Policy Committee Meetings

9:00 – 10:30 am – Environmental Committee Meeting

9:00 – 10:30 am – Trade & Transportation Committee Meeting

9:00 – 10:30 am – Public Relations Committee Meeting

9:00 – 12:00 noon – Legal Committee Meeting

10:30 am – 12:00 noon – Marina Committee Meeting

10:30 am – 12:00 noon – Economic Development Committee Meeting

(agendas will be posted at a later date)

12:00 pm                     Luncheon

Keynote:  TBD

1:30 – 2:15 pm            Report on the 2017 Legislative Session

2:15 pm                       General Session

Port Reports
– Port of Bremerton
– Port of Clarkston
– Port of Vancouver

3:30 – 4:30 pm            Roundtable Discussions

1. Outlook: This Year’s Fishing Season
2. The Ups and Downs of Drone Technology
3. Marketing Real Estate
4. Activities of the Aviation Alliance
5. Partnering With Your City:  Two Case Studies
6. Something Bad Just Happened:  Working With Insurance Claims
7. Succession Planning and Leadership Development
8. Running a Public Meeting on a Controversial Topic

5:30 pm                       President’s Reception Honoring President Karen Moore

Friday May 19

8:00 am                       Awards Breakfast
                                      Scholarship and Miscellaneous Awards

9:00 am                       Board of Trustees Meeting

12:00 noon                 Adjourn


SPOUSE TOUR AGENDA – Thursday, May 18, 2017

**Your spouse MUST preregister for this event to guarantee their space on the bus**



Time:  The bus will leave Suncadia Resort promptly at 9:30 a.m. and will return you to the Resort at approximately 3:30 p.m.

Attendee Cost:  $50.00 (we will bill the individual attendees – not your ports)

Includes:  Motor coach transportation to and from Suncadia Resort, a local guide, picnic lunch with wine and a wine tasting at your final stop.

How Do I Register?:  There is a space on the Spring Meeting registration form that is specifically for your spouse to attend this event so you simply add them when you are registering yourself for the Spring Meeting.  If you forget to fill it out or want to add them later, please contact Missy in the association office at:  360-943-0760 or mgoodell@washingtonports.org.

If you have any questions, please contact Missy Goodell in the association office:  mgoodell@washingtonports.org or call 360-943-0760.

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