Wednesday, November 19 10:00 am - 8:00 pm Registration - Ballroom Foyer, Third Floor, Hyatt at Olive 8 7:30 am - 2:00 pm P3 Lessons from Canada - Ballroom DE, Hyatt at Olive 8 The Consulate General of Canada in Seattle is hosting an informative seminar on Public Private Partnerships (P3s). The seminar will provide a contextual framework for the successful development and implementation of P3 projects. Topics include: Structure of P3s Models/Financing Opening, featuring Christopher Baisley, Deloitte LLP, Vancouver, BC; and Marv Hounjet, Plenary Group, Vancouver, BC. Regional Perspectives, featuring Neill McQuay, Government of Alberta; and Rep. Tobias Read, Oregon State Legislature Moderator: Bruce Agnew, Cascadia Academy Canadian Success Stories featuring, Terry Burgis, VP of Development P3 Projects; Peter Kiewit Infrastructure Co.; Amanda Farrell, President & CEO, Partnerships BC-INVITED; and Fred Cummings, VP Engineering & Infrastructure Management, Translink Canada/U.S. – Working Together featuring Jonathan Trutt, West Coast Exchange. Keynote Luncheon Address featuring Mayor Diane Watts, Surrey, BC - “Moving People - Moving Freight.” Closing remarks provided by Cheryl Schell, Trade Commissioner, Consulate General of Canada Seattle. 12:00 pm - 5:00 pm Coffee break hosted by Devon Canada Lunch in Session Disaster Resilience for Legislators (Pre-registration required) - Azure Room, Hyatt at Olive 8 Hosted by Microsoft Discuss and explore roles and opportunities of legislators before, during and after disaster events, explore the limits of current policy and strategy in disaster scenarios as well as explore ideas for future legislation and advance understanding of what functions you can play in the post disaster, recovery phase. Featuring Glen Woodbury, Director, Center for Homeland Defense and Security, Naval Postgraduate 12:30 pm - 5:00 pm Building a Biotech Cluster Policy Tour and Panel Discussion (Pre-registration required) - Panel discussion open to all delegates at 3:30pm in Ballroom AB. Meet in the Ballroom Foyer at 12:30 pm. 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm Safeco Summit: Cooperate Regionally to Compete Globally (Pre-registration required) - Safeco Field Summit includes a tour, presentations and reception. Meet in the Ballroom Foyer at 1:30 pm. 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm Hospitality Suite hosted By Idaho National Lab (INL) - Governor’s Suite, 16th Floor, Hyatt at Olive 8 Thursday, November 20 7:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration - Ballroom Foyer, Third Floor, Hyatt at Olive 8 7:30 am - 9:15 am Breakfast Plenary hosted by Alaska Airlines, featuring Hon. David Ramsay, Northwest Territories, PNWER President; Bill Bryant, Commissioner, Port of Seattle; David Giuliani, Board Chair, Washington Business Alliance; and a keynote address by Kat Taylor, CEO, Beneficial State Bank - Ballroom CDE, Hyatt at Olive 8 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Energy and Environment Coffee break Ballroom DE hosted by Fortis BC Hosted by Cenovus [email protected] Innovation Summit Ballroom CDE Hosted by Alaska Airlines Co-Chairs: Paul Manson, CEO, Seabreeze Power; and Rep. George Eskridge, Idaho A gathering focused on trends, threats, opportunities and strategies impacting our region. Interactive discussions will Energy efficiency encourages identify crucial trends, consider affordability, jobs, competitiveness their implications and converge and resiliency throughout the on strategic actions for PNWER region. This working transformational impact. session will focus on developing a Roadmap to Net Zero Construction Higher Education Disruption: and Deep Retrofits by 2030 What must higher education do Overview of PNWER Roadmap to NetZero Construction and Deep Energy Retrofits, featuring Andrew Pape-Salmon, Associate, Senior Specialist – Energy, RDH Building Engineering. Getting to Zero Energy initiative featuring, Mark Frankel, New Buildings Institute. Roundtable discussions: Common policy drivers across 10 PNWER jurisdictions; PNWER vision and targets; metrics; market and policy tools; approach needed to achieve support Case Study from the Seattle 2030 District, featuring Brian Geller, Seattle 2030 District. to adapt to tomorrow's realities? Moderator: Jim Kastama, Jim Kastama & Associates Dr. Anne Condon, University of British Columbia; Sam Smith, WGU Washington; David J. Hefland, Quest University Canada; and Kristin Smith, CEO, Code Fellows Digital Economy: How will we thrive in an increasingly connected world? Border Issues Azure Room Hosted by Spectra Energy Co-chair: Dr. Don Alper, Border Policy Research Institute Round table discussion on challenges and recommendations on implementing the upcoming global pre-clearance agreement. This session is intended to better understand the requirements of the implementation of a pre-clearance agreement from the private sector. How can private stakeholders provide input into the implementation of pre-clearance? Who should be involved in a regional pre-clearance implementation working group? Update from U.S. Customs and Border Protection featuring Branch Chief Kellie McInnis, U.S. Customs and Border Protection Preclearance Operations Roundtable Participants: David Gudgel, Victoria Clipper; Moderator: Sharon Wong, Cisco Alroy Chan, Rocky Mountaineer; Systems Greg Wirtz, Cruise Lines International Association - North Charlie Brock, Launch Tennessee; West & Canada; Michael Docherty, Venture2 Inc.; Todd Banks, Kenmore Air; Ron Kris Kutchera, Alaska Airlines; Pate, Washington State Departand Jeff Loucks, Cisco Consulting ment of Transportation; and Services Jean-Guy Brin, Director, Program & Policy Management, Traveller Programs Directorate, Programs Branch, Canada Border Services Agency (via teleconference) 12:15 pm - 1:30 pm Luncheon Plenary hosted by Alaska Airlines, featuring “Disruptors and Convergers – Entrepreneur Panel” with Brier Dudley, Tech Columnist, The Seattle Times; Scilla Andreen, CEO and Co-Founder, Indieflix; Marc Nager, CEO, UP Global; and Stacy Flynn, Founder, Future Resource Collective. - Ballroom CDE, Hyatt at Olive 8 Thursday, November 20, continued 1:45 pm - 3:15 pm Ocean Energy and Environment Roundtable Ballroom AB Hosted by Port Metro Vancouver [email protected] Innovation Summit Ballroom CDE Hosted by Alaska Airlines Roundtable discussion on opportunities for inter-jurisdictional collaboration for ocean energy and means for promoting ocean energy while protecting the environment. Women in Innovation: How are women changing the innovation paradigm? Panel featuring: Chris Campbell, Marine Renewables Canada; Jason Busch, Oregon Wave Energy Trust; and Dr. Andrea Copping, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory Panel featuring: Jennifer Gilhool, Pink Streak Ink; Dr. Ann McMahon, Pacific Science Center; and the Atlantis ROV Team, Hannah McConnaughey, Haley McConnaughey, and Annika Hustad Moderated by Sen. Arnie Roblan, Oregon 2:45 pm - 4:00 pm Energy Efficiency Policy Tour: Bullitt Center - Meet in the Ballroom Foyer for the 15 minute walk to the Bullitt Center 3:15 pm - 3:30 pm Coffee Break hosted by TECK - Ballroom Foyer 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm Workforce Development Ballroom AB Hosted by Capital Power [email protected] Ballroom CDE Hosted by Alaska Airlines Middle Market Businesses are a key part of the regional economy. Advanced Manufacturing, Supply Chain and Construction are all impacted by the grow of the middle markets & the current workforce needs to be trained for tomorrow's jobs. Speakers will discuss how important a well trained workforce is going to be in the region. Manufacturing Renaissance: What role will humans play in the next generation of manufacturing? Panel featuring: Greg Herlin, Cashmere Molding; Bonnie Wade, Automobili Lamborghini Advanced Composite Structures Laboratory; and Matt Brown, Commercial Leader, GE Corporate Featuring David Holbert, Northwest Trade Closing Remarks for [email protected] Summit Adjustment Assistance Center; Shana Peschek, Construction Center of Excellence, Deloit Wolfe Jr., Impact Washington; and David Roberge, Southern Alberta Institute of Technology (SAIT) 6:00 pm Reception hosted by Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan - Azure Room, Hyatt at Olive 8 9:00 pm Hospitality Suite hosted by Nelson Mullins - Governor’s Suite, 16th Floor, Hyatt at Olive 8 Friday, November 21 7:30 am - 2:00 pm Registration - Ballroom Foyer, Third Floor, Hyatt at Olive 8 8:00 am - 9:15 am Breakfast Plenary hosted by Cruise Lines International Association—North West & Canada featuring a welcome from the new U.S. Consul General in Vancouver, B.C. Lynne Platt - Ballroom CDE , Hyatt at Olive 8 9:30 am - 12:00 pm Pacific Northwest Gateway: Working Waterfront Session hosted by SSA Marine - Meet at 9:30 am in the Ballroom Foyer to load the buses to Pier 59. Explore the dynamics of global trade impacting the region during this working session touring Elliot Bay. All participants will join this session focused on the importance of the regional tourism industry, impact of changing global trade patterns, intermodal transportation linkages, the effect of the expanded Panama Canal on West coast shipping, and backlog in rail for bulk shipments including agricultural goods, coal and oil. Featured speakers include Joe Ritzman, Vice President, Business Development, SSA Marine; David Gudgel, Vice President of Business Development, Clipper Vacations; Charlie Ball, President Holland America/Princess - Alaska & Yukon Land Operations; Linda Styrk, Seaport Managing Director, Port of Seattle; Charlie Ball, President Holland America/Princess - Alaska & Yukon Land Operations; Rear Admiral Richard T. Gromlich, Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District, U.S. Coast Guard, Rep. Gael Tarleton, Washington Legislature; Captain Jonathan Ward, President, Puget Sound Pilots; John Lockwood, RADM, USCG (ret.), Senior Advisor, Vigor Shipyards; Captain Joe Raymond, Sector Commander of Coast Guard Sector Puget Sound; Steve Sewell, Governor’s Maritime Industry Sector Lead, State of Washington. This session will take place on an Argosy Cruise charter. Bring warm clothes and your camera with you to breakfast. 10:00 am - 2:30 pm Lunch in session Developing a Regional Defense Against Zebra and Quagga Mussels Workshop - Azure Room This working session will identify next steps for developing a perimeter strategy for partnerships to prevent the spread of fresh water invasive mussels into the region. Co-chairs: Mark Sytsma, Portland State University; and Phil Rockefeller, Northwest Power and Conservation Council Status of the region snapshot featuring Stephen Phillips, Pacific States Marine Fisheries Commission; and Matthias Herborg, Ministry of Environment, British Columbia The Near Future: Upcoming Legislation and Project featuring Stephen Phillips, PSMFC; and Kate Wilson, Alberta Environment & Sustainable Resource Development Identifying Shared Regional Priorities Round Table Discussion facilitated by Gail Wallin, Invasive Species Council of British Columbia 12:30 pm - 1:45 pm Luncheon Plenary hosted by Puget Sound Energy featuring the Hon. Bob McLeod, Premier of the Northwest Territories. Welcome to Yellowknife Legislative Leadership Academy & Economic Leadership Forum 2015, remarks by Hon. David Ramsay - Ballroom CDE, Hyatt at Olive 8 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm Plenary address from Joseph Sprague, Senior Vice President, Alaska Airlines - Ballroom AB, Hyatt at Olive 8 Friday, November 21, continued 2:30 pm - 5:00 pm Transportation and Market Access Session hosted by CN Transportation - Ballroom AB, Hyatt at Olive 8 Transportation co-chairs: Sen. Curt McKenzie, Idaho; and Bruce Agnew, Cascadia Academy; Market Access Chair: Scott Rudderham, Senior Vice President, Operations, Canpotex Ltd Supply chain for commodities: from source to terminal in the supply chain featuring Jim Belsheim, President, Neptune Bulk Terminals; Tom Nelson, Director, Trading and Revenue Management, Cloud Peak Energy; and Louise Ranger, President, North Vancouver Chamber of Commerce; Rail Infrastructure featuring Rep. Luis Moscoso, Washington State Legislative Rail Caucus; Leslie Blakey, Coalition for America’s Gateways and Trade Corridors, Washington D.C.; and Philip Romero, Professor of Business, University of Oregon Report from Western Association of State Highway and Transportation Officials; Truck harmonization: Size and Weight featuring Sen. Curt McKenzie, Idaho Legislative recap of Economic Leadership Forum events, Transportation and Market Access Policy Tours, and a look forward to the 2015 Annual Summit in Big Sky, Montana featuring Rep. Luis Moscoso, Washington, Rep. Gael Tarleton, Washington; and Sen. Curt McKenzie, Idaho 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm Hors D'Oeuvres Reception hosted by HDR - Azure Room, Hyatt at Olive 8 Open Evening Enjoy Seattle! Dinner on your own in the Emerald City. 9:00 pm Hospitality Suite hosted by BNSF - Governor’s Suite, 16th Floor, Hyatt and Olive 8 Saturday, November 22 7:30 am - 8:30 am Optional Continental Breakfast hosted by CAPP - Azure Room 8:30 am - 12:00 pm Executive Committee Meeting (open to all attendees) - Cyan Room 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Executive Committee Luncheon with Borders in Globalization Conference Advisory Committee hosted by Enbridge - Azure Room 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Borders in Globalization Conference Advisory Committee (open to all attendees) - Cyan Room Borders in Globalization (BIG) is an innovative, integrative, and sustainable network of academic partners from Canada, the United States, Europe, Asia, and the Middle East, which is engaged with non-academic organizations that are involved in the management of borders and borderlands in Canada and worldwide. Border studies are global in reach, and so we ground our core partnership in Canada and associate with key research centers worldwide. This provides support for a global policy-research agenda that serves Canadian interests. 12:45 pm - 5:00 pm Puget Sound Energy’s Snoqualmie Falls Hydroelectric Project Policy Tour - Reception at historic Salish Lodge is included. Meet in the Hyatt at Olive 8 Ballroom Foyer at 12:45 pm.
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