Past Events

Eastern Washington Receptions: Spokane

February 17, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, February 17th, 2010
Time: 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Spokane, 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.

2010 Environmental Briefing

February 9, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, February 9th, 2010
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Place: 
Washington State Capitol
Olympia, WA

WPC environmental director Todd Myers and policy analyst Brandon Houskeeper briefed legislators and staff and gave an overview of their latest research and analysis on the key environmental issues facing Washington citizens during the 2010 Session.

2010 Education Lunch

February 5, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Friday, February 5th, 2010
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Westin Seattle
Seattle, WA

Rob Stein at 2010 Center for Education LunchWPC’s Center for Education welcomed Rob Stein, Principal of Manual High School (Denver, CO) as our keynote speaker. Dr. Stein discussed both the Innovation Schools Act as well as his experiences with the newly passed legislation. WPC views Innovation Schools as a model to reform education in our state. Dr. Stein was introduced by Manual High graduate and former Seattle Mayor Norman Rice.

See Dr. Stein's PowerPoint

2010 Legislative Briefing

January 27, 2010 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, January 27th, 2010
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Place: 
Washington State Capitol
Olympia, WA

WPC research directors gave an overview of their latest research and analysis on the key issues facing Washington citizens this Session at the state capitol on January 27th. More than 100 legislators and staff attended.

2009 Statewide Small Business Conference

November 10, 2009 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, November 10th, 2009
Time: 
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Hilton Seattle Airport & Convention Center
Seattle, WA

 Legislative Breakfast PanelThis year’s conference was very well received by the over 250 attendees. Small business owners, legislators, and policymakers from all over Washington gathered in SeaTac on Tuesday, November 10th, to discuss the state's business climate at Washington Policy Center's 2009 Small Business Conference.

World Premiere Showing of Not Evil Just Wrong:The true cost of global warming hysteria

October 19, 2009 in Events
Date: 
Monday, October 19th, 2009
Time: 
5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Locations around the state
Washington State

Washington Policy Center was part of the world record for the largest ever simultaneous film premiere by hosting a world premiere showing of Not Evil Just Wrong:The true cost of global warming hysteria.

2009 Annual Dinner

October 7, 2009 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, October 7th, 2009
Time: 
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Place: 
Sheraton Seattle Hotel
1400 Sixth Avenue
Seattle, WA

Sometimes there is such a thing as a good problem to have, as we discovered Tuesday evening. More than 1,100 of our closest friends and supporters packed the Grand Ballroom at the Seattle Sheraton for our largest ever Annual Dinner. Though more wanted to attend, there simply wasn't any more room! Thank you to all who attended for making this our most successful event yet!

7th Annual Environmental Policy Luncheon & Conference

July 23, 2009 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, July 23rd, 2009
Time: 
8:00 am - 1:30 pm
Place: 
The Westin Seattle
Seattle, WA

A Past President of the American Association of State Climatologists, Keynote Speaker Dr. Patrick Michaels discussed the globalwarming science they don't want you to know and his new book Climate of Extremes. Patrick Michaels is a research professor of environmental sciences at the University of Virginia, a contributing author and reviewer of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. His writing has been published in major scientific journals, including Climate Research, Nature, and Science.

Outrageous Learning Book Release Reception

June 17, 2009 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, June 17th, 2009
Time: 
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
The Four Seasons Seattle
Seattle, WA

Outrageous Learning coverSoftware innovator and philanthropist Scott Oki spoke at the Four Seasons Seattle Hotel before a crowd of over 300 friends, supporters, community leaders, and prominent politicians to discuss his ideas for improving public education by applying some simple common sense.

7th Annual Health Care Conference

June 3, 2009 in Events
Date: 
Wednesday, June 3rd, 2009
Time: 
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Place: 
DoubleTree SeaTac
Seattle, WA

Dr. Steven EastaughDr. Steven Eastaugh, from the Department of Health Services Management and Leadership at George Washington University and a Health Care Advisor to President Obama, discussed Federal Health Care Policy Reform and Health Care Economics.