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Monday, July 23

9:15am AKDT

Health Innovations
The PNWER Health Innovations session will focus on new technologies, collaborative research,  workforce training, and healthcare access. Our region is leading the way in innovative health solutions, and this session will showcase what our region has to offer.
  • Telemedicine
  • Opioid research and role of legislators
  • Biomedical research
  • WWAMI program

Welcome, Introductions, Opening Remarks and Overview of WWAMI
In the early 1970s, the University of Washington took on a bold challenge to train and prepare physicians to care for patients and communities throughout the WAMI states, Washington, Alaska, Montana and Idaho (Wyoming joined in 1996). Today, this regional medical education program known as WWAMI is heralded as one of the most innovative medical education and training programs in the country.
  • Dr. Darryl Potyk, MD,  Chief of Medical Education for the UW School of Medicine-Gonzaga University Regional Health Partnership

Biomedical Research; How do governments ensure the region continues to lead in biomedical research
Biomedical research is an important economic driver for the Pacific Northwest.  As the region continues to lead in innovation through incumbent and emerging technologies learn how partnership can foster growth in research.  This panel will showcase best practices, partnerships and stress the importance of state and provincial leadership for encouraging biomedical research.
  • Dr. Alan Winter, PhD, Innovation Commissioner, Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology
  • Dr. Nora Disis, MD, Director, Tumor Vaccine Medical Oncology, UW Department of Medicine, Division of Oncology
  • Marc Cummings, Vice President of Public Policy & External Affairs, Washington Life Sciences

Telemedicine’s role and benefit for the region
Increased access to broadband telecommunications is enabling access to telemedicine tools for the region.  Learn how innovations in telemedicine are improving the quality of life here in the Northwest.  Hear from experts from the University of Washington and Microsoft about telemedicine and broadband access.
  • Dr. John Scott, Director of Telemedicine, University of Washington Medicine
  • Melissa Sassi, Senior Project Manager, Airband initiative, Microsoft
  • Jennifer Stoll, Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs, OCHIN

Opioid impacts and role of legislators
How Much Is the Opioid Crisis Costing Governments? Hear from Washington Legislators on the impacts of the opioid epidemic.  Learn how the University of Washington is working to stem the impacts from opioid abuse.
  • Dr. David J. Tauben MD, Center for Pain Relief at UWMC-Roosevelt
  • Rep. Nicole Macri, Washington State Legislature

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Marc Cummings

Vice President of Public Policy & External Affairs, Washington Life Sciences
Marc Cummings is Vice President, Public Policy & External Affairs for Life Science Washington (formerly WBBA). Mr. Cummings is responsible for federal and state policy as well as developing partnerships and facilitating strategic engagement with organizations that support the development... Read More →
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David J. Tauben, M.D.

Chief of Pain Medicine, UW Medicine
David Tauben, M.D., is a board certified physician at the Center for Pain Relief at UWMC-Roosevelt and chief of Pain Medicine for UW Medicine. He holds a UW endowed professorship in General Internal Medicine and the Hughes M. & Katherine G. Black Endowed Professorship in Health Psychology... Read More →
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Rep. Nicole Macri

Representative, Washington State Legislature
Nicole Macri was elected to the Washington House of Representatives in 2016, and represents the 43rd legislative district of Washington, which includes the Seattle neighborhoods of Downtown, First Hill, Capitol Hill, Madison Valley, Madison Park, Montlake, University District, Ravenna... Read More →
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Mary L. (Nora) Disis, MD

Associate Dean, Translational Science, University of Washington Medical School
Dr. Disis received her M.D. from the University of Nebraska Medical School and completed a residency and chief residency in internal medicine at the University of Illinois in Chicago. Her fellowship in oncology was completed at the University of Washington and the Fred Hutchinson... Read More →
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Darryl Potyk, MD

Chief of Medical Education, Associate Dean, University of Washington School of Medicine
Dr. Darryl Potyk is a geriatrics doctor in Spokane, Washington and is affiliated with multiple hospitals in the area, including Deaconess Hospital and Providence Sacred Heart Medical Center and Children's Hospital. He received his medical degree from Keck School of Medicine of USC... Read More →
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John D. Scott, MD, MSc

Medical Director, Telehealth, Harborview Medical Center
Dr. Scott's research focuses on viral hepatitis and the use of telehealth technologies to improve care of patients with Infectious Disease issues. Dr. Scott has an active research program with novel antivirals and diagnostics, in partnership with pharmaceutical companies. Along with... Read More →
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Alan Winter, PhD

B.C.'s Innovation Commissioner, Ministry of Jobs, Trade and Technology
Dr. Alan E. Winter was appointed British Columbia’s first Innovation Commissioner on February 5, 2018. In this position he is to be an advocate and ambassador on behalf of the B.C. technology sector in Ottawa and abroad, to enable B.C. companies to more easily tap into existing... Read More →
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Melissa Sassi

Senior Manager of the Airband Initiative, Microsoft
As a Senior Manager in Microsoft Airband Initiative, Melissa Sassi is responsible for increasing access to the Internet within unconnected communities across the United States. Sassi’s focus includes business development, project management, community engagement, thought leadership... Read More →
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Jennifer Stoll

Vice President, Government Relations and Public Affairs, OCHIN
As a member of the OCHIN executive team, Jennifer Stoll is responsible for government relations, public affairs, and media relations. She develops and implements the organization’s political engagement strategy with federal, state and local elected officials, regulatory agencies... Read More →

Monday July 23, 2018 9:15am - 11:30am AKDT
Maple Ballroom

2:30pm AKDT

University and College Presidents' Roundtable
Christine Johnson; Chancellor, Community Colleges of Spokane
Mary Cullinan; President, Eastern Washington University
Ana Mari Cauce; President, University of Washington
Kirk Schulz; President, Washington State University

Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks
This cross-border regional forum for university presidents is the only one of its kind in North America. The Roundtable is a forum for university presidents to showcase best practices at universities and colleges across the region.
  • Allan Cahoon; President and Vice Chancellor, Royal Roads University
  • Ana Mari Cauce; President, University of Washington
  • Mary Cullinan; President, Eastern Washington University
  • Paul Dangerfield; President, Capilano University
  • Daryll DeWald; Chancellor, WSU Health Sciences Spokane
  • Angus Graeme; President and CEO, Selkirk College
  • James Johnsen; President, University of Alaska
  • Christine Johnson; Chancellor, Community Colleges of Spokane
  • Thayne McCulloh; President, Gonzaga University
  • Marc Pagano; Chancellor, University of Washington-Tacoma
  • Deborah Saucier; President, MacEwan University
  • Kirk Schulz; President, Washington State University
  • Chuck Staben; President, University of Idaho
  • Beck Taylor; President, Whitworth University

Roundtable Discussion 
Attendees and panelists will explore how the region could move forward to address challenges and opportunities in talent development, as well as share strategic partnerships and innovations for emerging challenges in higher education.

Hosted by Community Colleges of Spokane

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Allan Cahoon

President and Vice Chancellor, Royal Roads University
Allan Cahoon, PhD became president and vice-chancellor of Royal Roads University in 2007. He is the university’s third president and, as a result of an extensive review, was re-appointed as president until June 30, 2017. In February, 2016, the Board of Governors was pleased to announce... Read More →
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Ana Mari Cauce

President; Co-Facilitator, University of Washington
As the president of one of the world’s great public universities, Ana Mari Cauce is leading the University of Washington in advancing its mission in four key areas: providing a leading-edge student experience, conducting research and scholarship that has a global impact, upholding... Read More →
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Mary Cullinan

President; Co-Facilitator, Eastern Washington University
Since 2014, Dr. Mary Cullinan has served as the 26th President, and the first female President, of Eastern Washington University. Prior to coming to Washington, she served for eight years as President of Southern Oregon University and for three years as Provost and Vice President... Read More →
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Paul Dangerfield

President, Capilano University
Paul Dangerfield assumed the role of Capilano University’s third president and vice-chancellor on October 1, 2016.Dangerfield was the executive director and Vancouver campus dean of the New York Institute of Technology, and was dean of Capilano University’s faculty of business... Read More →
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Daryll DeWald

Chancellor, WSU Health Sciences Spokane
Daryll B. DeWald became the fourth chancellor of WSU Spokane on Sept. 1, 2017. An experienced academic leader and a successful life sciences researcher, DeWald is passionate about higher education and providing avenues for students, faculty, and staff to succeed.In his progressive... Read More →
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Angus Graeme

President and CEO, Selkirk College
I obtained my Bachelor of Science in Forestry from the University of British Columbia and was employed as a professional Forester before beginning my career in post-secondary education. I began instructing at Selkirk College in 1992 and have since remained here. Concurrent to being... Read More →
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James Johnsen

President, University of Alaska
Dr. Jim Johnsen was appointed to serve as the 14th president of the University of Alaska on July 28, 2015. His most recent experience includes service as an executive with Alaska Communications and previously with Doyon, Limited. President Johnsen also served the University of Alaska... Read More →
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Christine Johnson

Chancellor; Co-Facilitator, Community Colleges of Spokane
As Community Colleges of Spokane (CCS) Chancellor, Dr. Christine Johnson is charged with leading a complex district that spans six counties over a 12,300 square mile area. It includes Spokane Falls Community College and Spokane Community College, as well as rural learning centers... Read More →
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Thayne McCulloh

President, Gonzaga University
Thayne McCulloh is humbled to be in his ninth year serving Gonzaga University as its President.Gonzaga President Thayne McCulloh. Dr. McCulloh holds a B.A. from Gonzaga (1989) and was awarded a Ph.D. in experimental social psychology from Oxford University, England (1998).  He first... Read More →
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Mark A. Pagano

Chancellor, University of Washington-Tacoma
Dr. Mark A. Pagano, the fourth Chancellor of the University of Washington Tacoma, grew up in southern Illinois. He has a B.S. (1979) in engineering (he was a first-generation college student), an M.S. (1983) in engineering, and a Ph.D. (1992) in engineering science from Southern Illinois... Read More →
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Deborah Saucier

President, MacEwan University
Dr. Deborah Saucier became the fifth president of MacEwan University on July 1, 2017. An accomplished academic and successful university administrator, she is deeply committed to diversity, equity and inclusion—and truly believes that education has the power to transform lives.Deborah... Read More →
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Kirk Schulz

President, Washington State University
A nationally respected leader in higher education, President Schulz became the 11th president of WSU and a tenured professor in the Gene and Linda Voiland School of Chemical Engineering and Bioengineering on June 13, 2016. He previously served seven years as president of Kansas State... Read More →
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Chuck Staben

President, University of Idaho
Chuck Staben took office as the 18th president of the University Idaho March 1, 2014. During President Staben’s four years at the University of Idaho, he has led new initiatives to meet Idaho’s needs in education and innovation while maintaining excellence in graduate and professional... Read More →
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Beck Taylor

President, Whitworth University
Beck A. Taylor, Ph.D., became the 18th president of Whitworth University (Spokane, Wash.) in July 2010. He came to Whitworth after serving as dean and professor of economics for the Brock School of Business at Samford University (Birmingham, Ala.) and as associate dean for research... Read More →

Monday July 23, 2018 2:30pm - 4:45pm AKDT
Meeting Room 2
Tuesday, July 24

9:15am AKDT

The PNWER Innovation Working Group provides policymakers and governments with ideas and advice in support of a regional innovation ecosystem. The competitive landscape of the global economy, coupled with worldwide environmental challenges, is creating unprecedented demand for scientific discovery and application.
  • Utilize technology for government efficiency and security: Will Blockchain change the way government does business
  • Startup and entrepreneurship ecosystem of the region
  • 2019 Alaska's Year of Innovation: How can other states and provinces prioritize and encourage citizens to innovate

Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks from Working Group Co-Chairs
  • Sen. Mia Costello, Alaska State Legislature
  • MLA Rick Glumac, Parliamentary Secretary for TechnologyBC
  • Nirav Desai, Senior Partner, Moonbeam

Targeting emerging technologies to achieve more efficient delivery of government services 
Blockchain technologies can present opportunities for disruptive thinking and innovation. Early indications are that blockchain can enable global business transactions while enhancing trust.  Learn about blockchain and how both public and private sector organizations in the Pacific Northwest are exploring the potential of this emerging technology.
  • John Jordan, Executive Director, Services Strategy, Ministry of Citizens’ Services, Government of British Columbia
  • Carol Prest, Registrar and Executive Director, Ministry of Citizens’ Services , Government of British Columbia
  • Pamela Dingle,  Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft
  • Drummond Reed, Chief Trust Officer, Evernym 
  • Roundtable discussion – All participants

Dealing with privacy concerns: How does government and business ensure privacy while delivering government services
There are several benefits from Big Data analytics, but there needs to be a balance with Data Security.  Bad actors and opportunists could be exploit big data. Incumbent and emerging technologies like Unmanned Autonomous Systems (Drones, Self Driving Cars), Social Media, along with virtual and augmented realities collect and need large amounts of data. Learn how Big Data is being used to provide better services from governments and how they protect their constituents.
  • Anand Vadapalli, Chief Executive Officer & President at Alaska Communication
  • Mark Masongsong, CEO & Co-Founder of UrbanLogiq
  • Bill Tam, Co-Chair, Canada's Digital Technology Supercluster
  • Michael Farber, Founder, Ratio Innovation Management
  • Roundtable Discussion – All participants

Technology Showcase during networking break - TBD

Hosted by Microsoft

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Sen. Mia Costello

Legislator; Working Group Co-chair, Alaska State Legislature
Senator Mia Costello is a lifelong Alaskan representing West Anchorage in the Alaska Legislature. She currently serves as Chair of the Senate Labor and Commerce Committee, and Co-Chair of the Joint Armed Services Committee. Mia’s legislative focus is on innovation and developing... Read More →
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Nirav Desai

Senior Partner, Moonbeam
Nirav S. Desai is an entrepreneur, investor, and strategist who integrates technologies to enable the next wave of computing. Over the course of his career, Mr. Desai has consulted with clients in the technology, health, manufacturing/logistics, and government sectors – helping... Read More →
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Pamela Dingle

Director of Identity Standards, Microsoft
Pam gets to play the part of Director of Identity Standards at Microsoft, working in standards bodies, running a team of dedicated standards experts, and spending of time thinking strategically about what is next, both internally for Microsoft customers, and for the tech industry... Read More →
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Michael Farber

Managing Partner, Ratio Innovation Management LLC
Michael Farber provides executive leaders with in-depth analysis and advice to maximize their business return on IT investments.  Michael specializes in edge, emerging and disruptive technologies — current focus areas include distributed sensor networks, artificial and machine... Read More →
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Rick Glumac

Parliamentary Secretary for Technology, Working Group Co-Chair, British Columbia Legislative Assembly
Rick Glumac was elected MLA for Port Moody-Coquitlam in 2017. Rick is the Parliamentary Secretary for Technology. Rick served as a city councillor for the city of Port Moody from 2011 to 2017 and has chaired the city's Economic Development Committee, Environmental Protection Committee... Read More →
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John Jordan

Executive Director, Services Strategy, Office of the CIO, Province of British Columbia
John Jordan is an experienced technology strategist and practitioner who has over 25 years of experience in both the private and public sectors. His mantra is “Always be shipping”.  John has shipped product in the domains of telecommunications, content management, identity management... Read More →
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Mark Masongsong

CEO & Co-Founder, UrbanLogiq
A software entrepreneur doing data mining and analytics for government, I've served as a political aide to two BC Ministers of Health and as a political consultant at federal, provincial and municipal levels. I've also served on the boards of non-profits focusing on social entrepreneurship... Read More →
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Carol Prest

Registrar and Executive Director, Government of British Columbia
Carol Prest is the Registrar and Executive Director of BC Registries and Online Services within Service BC in the Province of British Columbia, Canada.  Carol is responsible for the Corporate Registry, the Personal Property Registry, the One Stop Business Registry and the BC Online... Read More →
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Drummond Reed

Chief Trust Officer, Evernym
Drummond has spent over two decades in Internet identity, security, privacy, and trust frameworks. He joined Evernym as Chief Trust Officer after Evernym acquired Respect Network, where he was CEO, co-founder, and co-author of the Respect Trust Framework, which was honored with the... Read More →
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Bill Tam

Co-Chair, Digital Technology Supercluster
Bill Tam is a passionate serial entrepreneur, startup mentor and investor. He’s the former President & CEO of BC Tech, advised 30+ companies with the Centre4Growth program, and is now using big data to advance economic opportunities and address the biggest productivity, health and... Read More →
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Anand Vadapalli

CEO & President, Alaska Communications
Anand currently serves as the President and CEO of Alaska Communications, a publicly traded broadband and managed IT services provider headquartered in Anchorage, Alaska. Anand has been with Alaska Communications since August 2006 and has been in his current role since February 2011... Read More →

Tuesday July 24, 2018 9:15am - 11:30am AKDT
Cedar Ballroom

2:30pm AKDT

Workforce Development
The Workforce Development Working Group identifies the barriers to addressing labor shortages and the key stakeholders, and specific actions that can be implemented to alleviate these shortages. The Working Group examines the training needed for the skilled workforce of the future as well as the best practices in industry and government cooperation.
  • Manufacturing opportunities in the region
  • Workforce training
  • Washington state's apprenticeship initiative 
Session video Part 1
Session Video Part 2

Welcome, Introductions and Opening Remarks
  • Working Group Co-Chairs Shawna Argue and Sen. Maralyn Chase

Video on the Future of Work

Automation and Advanced Manufacturing: How jobs of tomorrow will be impacted by emerging technology 
Industry 4.0 is impacting the skills needed to perform jobs in the manufacturing sector.  As digitization and manufacturing integrate traditional jobs will need to evolve to meet industry’s demand.  Future workers will have to be flexible and take a K-99 approach to education and development.
  • Nirav Desai, Senior Partner, Moonbeam
  • Vinay Narayan, Vice President of Americas Product and Operations, HTC Vive
  • Rich Hodges, Account Executive, Central & Eastern Washington, Impact Washington

Exploring the Future of Work:  How jurisdictions are training our workforce today
The region is leading the way in innovative workforce development initiatives. We will hear from a panel of experts on the creative work in region on the Future of Work.
  • Marina Parr, Communication Director, Washington State Workforce Training & Education Coordinating Board
  • Debbie Radie, Vice President of Operations for Boardman Foods, Inc., Chair of Food Northwest
  • Alisha Benson, Chief Operation Officer, Greater Spokane Incorporated

Roundtable Discussion 
Attendees and Panelist will explore how the region could move forward to address these emerging challenges on workforce development.
  • Senator Maralyn Chase, Washington State Senator
  • Shawna Argue, Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
  • Panelists
  • Working Group Attendees

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Shawna Argue

Director of Registration; Working Group Co-chair, Association of Professional Engineers & Geoscientists of Saskatchewan
Shawna is a registered Professional Engineer in Saskatchewan. She is a graduate of Industrial Systems Engineering, University of Regina (1987) and holds a Masters of Business Administration from Athabasca University (1999). Shawna's experience covers a wide variety of industries both... Read More →
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Alisha Benson

Chief Operations Officer, Greater Spokane Incorporated
Alisha Benson is the Chief Operations Officer for Greater Spokane Incorporated (GSI).  Alisha has been with GSI for 10 years. During her time at GSI, she has held roles as Membership Director, VP of Education & Workforce, Executive Director of Spokane STEM, and interim CEO. GSI is... Read More →
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Sen. Maralyn Chase

Legislator, Washington State Legislature
Senator Maralyn Chase is honored to represent the views and values of the citizens of the 32nd Legislative District.  She is guided by a firm commitment to principles of sustainability, justice and fairness and the Golden Rule. Senator Chase is the new Democratic Chair of the Senate... Read More →
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Nirav Desai

Senior Partner, Moonbeam
Nirav S. Desai is an entrepreneur, investor, and strategist who integrates technologies to enable the next wave of computing. Over the course of his career, Mr. Desai has consulted with clients in the technology, health, manufacturing/logistics, and government sectors – helping... Read More →
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Richard Hodges

Account Executive – Eastern and Central Washington, Impact Washington
Richard has 25 years manufacturing experience, including senior management in regulated environments such as Aerospace and Military. His background includes: executive management, acquisition analysis, business and strategic planning, marketing/sales strategy, project management... Read More →
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Vinay Narayan

Vice President, Americas Product and Operations, HTC Vive
Vinay Narayan is the Vice President of Product and Operations for the Americas at HTC Vive, where he leads the Product, Customer Engagement, and Operations teams. He is an accomplished Senior Executive with demonstrated success in emerging technology, telecommunications, management... Read More →
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Marina Parr

Communications Director, Washington Workforce Board
Marina Parr is the Communications Director at Washington’s Workforce Board in Olympia. The Workforce Board is a state agency that monitors and evaluates the state’s key workforce programs and also provides leadership on policies that help all Washington residents get the education... Read More →
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Debbie Radie

Vice President of Operations, Boardman Foods, Inc.
Debbie Radie is the Vice President of Operations for Boardman Foods, Inc. In this role, Debbie isaccountable for the production, quality, safety, training, human resources, purchasing, maintenance,logistics, regulatory compliance, and accounting departments. Her career at Boardman... Read More →

Tuesday July 24, 2018 2:30pm - 4:45pm AKDT
Maple Ballroom
Wednesday, July 25

9:15am AKDT

Economic Development
Opening Statements
  • Rep. Rick Youngblood, Idaho State Legislature
  • Steve Allan, Chair of the Board, Calgary Economic Development

Strengthening Washington by Creating Opportunity in our Rural Communities 
How can we leverage sustainable development opportunities and partner with communities who know their needs best in order to spark economic development in local communities? 
  • Commissioner Hilary Franz, Commissioner of Public Lands, Washington Department of Natural Resources

Best Practices: Economic Growth and Urban Innovation in Spokane’s University District
Spokane’s University District is a live/work/play confluence of innovation, discovery, entrepreneurship, scholarship and neighborhood revitalization. The University District was created to be where business and education grow together and now with six colleges and universities, two medical schools and $740M in public and private investments it has become that place. The District offers opportunities to promote economic development, smart urban growth, environmental restoration, historic preservation, arts and culture, recreation, and state of the art transportation all in a fun and increasingly vibrant area.
  • Lars Gilberts, CEO, The University District

Financing Economic Growth and Opportunities by Providing Access to Capital
  • Dave Glaser, President, MoFi

Building Strong Cross-Border Regional Partnerships
  • Gynii Gilliam, President & CEO. Coeur d’Alene Area EDC

Rural Programs in Oregon Adaptable to PNWER Region
  • David McGiverin, President, Food Northwest

Best Practices in Economic Development Panel
Speakers come back together to participate in an open-dialogue, free-flowing discussion, questions from the audience, etc.

Discussion of  Working Group Vision and Action Items 

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Steve Allan

Corporate Director, Calgary Economic Development
Steve is a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Alberta. He practiced in the area of corporate restructuring, insolvency and forensic accounting and throughout his career was involved in some of the most high profile and complex files in Alberta. He is a graduate of... Read More →
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Hilary Franz

Commissioner of Public Lands, Washington State Department of Natural Resources
Hilary Franz was sworn in as Washington’s 14th Commissioner of Public Lands on January 11, 2017. Prior to being elected, Commissioner Franz was executive director of Futurewise, an organization committed to implementing smart, sustainable land use and transportation policies. In... Read More →
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Lars Gilberts

CEO, University District Development Association
Lars Gilberts is the Statewide ALICE Director at United Way of Broward County. Lars uses the United Way ALICE Report to equip businesses, nonprofits, funders and policy makers with common data and language to improve policy and practice for those who are Asset Limited, Income Constrained... Read More →
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Dave Glaser

President, MoFi
As President, Dave oversees the organization and is primarily focused on external relationships. Dave worked in multiple capacities for a number of for-profit and not-for-profit companies previous to his role at MoFi. Originally from Colorado, Dave enjoys international travel and... Read More →
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Rep. Rick Youngblood

Legislator; Working Group Co-chair, Idaho State Legislature
Born in Boise, Idaho and a graduate from Weiser High School, Rick went on to get his education from North Idaho College and College of Idaho. Rick furthered his studies, graduating from NW Ag Credit School from Washington State University as well as Pacific Coast Banking School from... Read More →

Wednesday July 25, 2018 9:15am - 11:30am AKDT
Maple Ballroom