Past Events

8th Annual Environmental Policy Conference & Luncheon

July 29, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, July 29th, 2010
Time: 
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Westin Seattle
1900 Fifth Ave
Seattle, WA, 98101

July 29, 2010
The Westin Seattle

Roger A. Pielke, Jr. has been on the faculty of the University of Colorado since 2001 and is a Professor in the Environmental Studies Program and a Fellow of the Cooperative Institute for Research in Environmental Sciences (CIRES). At CIRES, Roger served as the Director of the Center for Science and Technology Policy Research from 2001-2007. Roger's research focuses on the intersection of science and technology and decision making.

A Private Luncheon with bestselling author Philip K. Howard and WPC update on 2010 Ballot Proposals

July 21, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, July 21st, 2010
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Rainier Club
820 4th Avenue
Seattle, WA, 98105

This hosted event offered a unique opportunity to hear from Philip K. Howard, an advisor on legal and regulatory reform, including various 2008 presidential hopefuls.  In addition to writing periodically for The Wall Street Journal, the Washington Post, and The New York Times, Howard is the author of Life Without Lawyers, The Death of Common Sense, and The Collapse of the Common Good. At the luncheon, he  discussed how America is losing its grip on one of the core principles of its culture – individual responsibility.

8th Annual Health Care Conference

June 4, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Friday, June 4th, 2010
Time: 
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
DoubleTree SeaTac
Seattle, WA

WPC hosted it's 8th Annual Health Care Conference, Featuring Keynote Speakers Harvard Business School Professor Regina Herzlinger and Washington State Attorney General Rob McKenna.

Keynote Breakfast

Rob McKenna is serving his second term as Washington's 17th Attorney General. As the state's chief legal officer, he directs 500 attorneys and nearly 700 professional staff providing legal services to state agencies, boards and commissions.

Washington Policy Center's Legislative Wrap Up Reception: Bellingham

May 27, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, May 27th, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Windows on the Bay
2625 S. Harbor Loop Dr.
Bellingham, WA

WPC hosted special receptions to wrap-up of the 2010 Legislative Session for supporters and those interested in learning more about WPC's work. WPC’s president and research center directors gave reviews of their work during Session, including presentations on the state budget, taxes, health care, education, transportation, and the environment.

Washington Policy Center's Legislative Wrap Up Reception: Yakima

May 7, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Friday, May 7th, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Gilbert Cellars
5 North Front St.
Yakima, WA

WPC hosted special receptions to wrap-up of the 2010 Legislative Session for supporters and those interested in learning more about WPC's work. WPC’s president and research center directors gave reviews of their work during Session, including presentations on the state budget, taxes, health care, education, transportation, and the environment.

Washington Policy Center's Legislative Wrap Up Reception: Vancouver

May 6, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, May 6th, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
The Heathman Lodge
801 Northeast Greenwood Dr.
Vancouver, WA

WPC hosted special receptions to wrap-up of the 2010 Legislative Session for supporters and those interested in learning more about WPC's work. WPC’s president and research center directors gave reviews of their work during Session, including presentations on the state budget, taxes, health care, education, transportation, and the environment.

Washington Policy Center's Legislative Wrap Up Reception: Tacoma

April 30, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Friday, April 30th, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Courtyard Marriot
1515 Commerce St.
Tacoma, WA

WPC hosted special receptions to wrap-up of the 2010 Legislative Session for supporters and those interested in learning more about WPC's work. WPC’s president and research center directors gave reviews of their work during Session, including presentations on the state budget, taxes, health care, education, transportation, and the environment.

Young Professionals Kick-off Reception

April 1, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, April 1st, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Place: 
Hard Rock Cafe Seattle
Seattle, WA

Washington Policy Center’s Young Professionals Advisor Board hosted it’s kick off reception on March 31st at the Hard Rock Café Seattle. The sold out event was a huge success, with the large crowd enjoying appetizers, drinks and networking before an engaging presentation by Canadian environmentalist Dr. Patrick Moore.

4th Annual Palm Springs Reception

March 2, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Place: 
Bighorn Golf Club
Palm Springs, CA

Washington Policy Center and WPC supporter Ed Fritzky hosted it's fourth annual private reception in Palm Springs. It was an informative evening with author and political commentator Ken Blackwell on “Rebuilding America, Which Path Will We Choose?” Amb. Blackwell gave a clear-eyed assessment of President Obama’s first year, what is in store for the 2010 election, and what the choices we face mean for the future of our country.

Eastern Washington Receptions: Wenatchee

February 19, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Friday, February 19th, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Wenatchee, WA

In February, hundreds of citizens, business leaders, and policymakers gathered in three cities as WPC officially kicked-off its full-time Eastern Washington office and introduced the new director, Chris Cargill.