Past Events

Young Professionals Election Recap Event

October 4, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, November 13th, 2012
Time: 
5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Place: 
Pyramid Alehouse
1201 1st Avenue S.
Seattle, Washington

This is WPC's last Young Professionals event of the year. Don't miss out!

Just one week after Election Day, join WPC and other Young Professionals to hear how the outcome of the 2012 elections will affect you, your job, and our state and nation. The event will include discussions from D.J. Wilson, founder of Wilson Strategic Communications public affairs group; radio host John Carlson; and Reps. Joe Fitzgibbon (D-34) and Hans Zeiger (R-25).

UW/Premera Health Care Symposium

October 3, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Friday, October 26th, 2012
Time: 
7:00 am - 6:30 pm
Place: 
Bell Harbor International Conference Center
2211 Alaskan Way
Seattle, Washington

The Congressional Budget Office reports that the health care cost crisis now threatens the U.S. economy. Whether through market forces or government intervention, wrenching changes are ahead for health care. These changes will be promising for some local companies and painful to many; none will go untouched. An understanding of the issues is important for every business leader.

The Executive MBA Program at UW's Foster School of Business has partnered with Premera Blue Cross to offer a day of insights. WPC's Center for Health Care is pleased to co-present this discussion.

WSMA Entrepreneurship Symposium

August 30, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, October 25th, 2012 - Friday, October 26th, 2012
Time: 
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Place: 
Hotel Murano
1320 Broadway Plaza
Tacoma, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Washington State Microenterprise Association's Entrepreneurship Symposium October 25-26 in Tacoma.

You won't want to miss out on an exciting opportunity to convene with community-minded service providers, entrepreneurs and thought leaders to share, learn and discuss the role of micro and small business in economic recovery and our combined capacity to serve entrepreneurs across Washington.

Health Care: What's at Stake in Washington State?

September 21, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, October 23rd, 2012
Time: 
7:30 am - 2:00 pm
Place: 
Hilton Bellevue
300 112th Avenue S.E.
Bellevue, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Assiciation of Washington Business 2012 Health Care Forum.

Topics will include current status of federal health reform and an in‐depth look at the direction of the Washington State Health Exchange. Speakers include: Jeff Gingold, Gingold Law Firm, LLC.; Hadley Heath, Senior Policy Analyst, Independent Women’s Forum; Neil Trautwein, Vice President and Employee Benefits Policy Counsel, National Retail Federation; Gary Chandler, VP Government Affairs; with additional speakers to be announced.

2012 Annual Dinner, Featuring Daniel Hannan and Scott Rasmussen

June 27, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Monday, October 15th, 2012
Time: 
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Place: 
Hyatt Regency Bellevue
900 Bellevue Way N.E.
Bellevue, Washington

A Warning to America: A member of the European Parliament describes the perils of greater regulation, higher taxes and centralized power

With a special discussion on the mood of the electorate three weeks before Election Day by national pollster Scott Rasmussen

2012 Spokane Annual Dinner Event featuring Daniel Hannan and Ed Rollins

June 25, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Monday, October 15th, 2012
Time: 
6:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Place: 
DoubleTree Spokane City Center
322 N. Spokane Falls Court
Spokane, Washington

Washington Policy Center's 2012 Annual Dinner events in Eastern Washington, with Daniel Hannan and Ed Rollins.

A Warning to America: A member of the European Parliament describes the perils of greater regulation, higher taxes and centralized power

Gubernatorial Debate in Yakima

September 25, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, October 2nd, 2012
Time: 
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Place: 
Yakima Convention Center
10 N. 8th Street
Yakima, Washington

Washington Policy Center is pleased to co-present the Association of Washington State Hispanic Chambers of Commerce's live, one-hour gubernatorial debate between Jay Inslee (D) and Rob McKenna (R) October 2nd at the Yakima Convention Center.

Attorney General and Secretary of State Debates

August 23, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Tuesday, September 18th, 2012
Time: 
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
Place: 
Town Hall Seattle
1119 8th Avenue
Seattle, Washington

WPC is pleased to co-present Seattle CityClub's Washington State Attorney General & Secretary of State Candidate Debate event.

Beyond Oil: Transforming Transportation in Century 21

August 16, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Friday, September 7th, 2012
Time: 
8:45 am - 4:30 pm
Place: 
Intiman Theatre at Seattle Center
201 Mercer Street
Seattle, Washington

WPC's Center for Transportation is pleased to co-present this regional transportation discussion. The full-day conference and summit on September 7th is part of Seattle's Next Fifty celebration that will look to the future of transportation, with a conference focusing on the market and technological transformations that will move us beyond oil. Speakers and exhibits will discuss how advances in batteries, information technology, communications, lightweight materials and electric vehicles are enabling safer, faster, more affordable and greener transportation.

NFIB Annual Small Business Conference

August 2, 2012 in Events
Date: 
Thursday, September 6th, 2012
Time: 
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Place: 
Sheraton Portland Airport
8235 N.E. Airport Way
Portland, Oregon

Washington Policy Center invites you to attend the National Federation of Independent Business's 2012 Small Business Conference, September 6th in Portland.

NFIB/Washington & NFIB/Oregon have many similar issues for small business owners. Bring your voices together for this unique joint meeting opportunity!

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