9:30 am Check In and Networking
10:00 am Special Guest Speaker
Chris Emura, Executive Director - Engineering at Vulcan, Inc.
Chris will discuss the intersection between business and technology as it relates to Artificial Intelligence (AI) and adjacent domains.
10:45 am Break
11:00 am Break Out Session
Jamie N Cole, Counsel – Ogletree Deakins
Jamie will present HR Regulations: A review of the most recent employment law changes in Washington.
Joshua Dirks, CEO & Co-Founder – Project Bionic
Joshua will present Social Media Marketing: Generate leads and enrich market share.
Margie Strite, Community Development Specialist – Microsoft
Margie will present Cyber Security: Learn what you can and should do to protect your business, customers, and employees.
11:45 am Break
12:00 pm Lunch and Keynote Speaker
Courtney Gregoire, Commissioner – Port of Seattle
We are honored to have Commissioner Gregoire as keynote speaker to address our eastside business leaders.
1:00 pm Break
1:15 pm Break Out Session
David Boze, Communications Director – Washington Policy Center
Dave will present a Legislative Update: Surviving the quagmire of legislation and how new legislation is impacting business.
Taylor Marr, Senior Economist - Redfin
Taylor will present Eastside Housing Market: Will people continue to pay to plant their roots?
Angela Howard, Workplace Culture & Talent Strategist – Kaiser Permanente WA
Angela will present Hiring and Retention Strategies: Making sure you deliver what employees are looking for today.
2:00 pm Break
2:15 pm Transportation Panel Discussion
Mariya Frost, Director - Coles Center for Transportation
Mariya will facilitate our Transportation Panel.
Mike Harbour, Deputy CEO - Sound Transit
Patty Rubstello, Assistant Secretary Urban Mobility & Access – WSDOT
Rob Gannon, General Manager - King County Metro Transit
2:55 pm Closing Remarks