2017 AGENDA

FINAL AGENDA

(as of September 21, 2017)

 

 

Wednesday, September 20 (for VIP registrations)

6:00-7:30pm – VIP Sign-in

6:00-7:30pm – VIP Reception – hosted by the Arthur J. Gallagher Company, Corporate Tax Advisors, and Time Counts

  

Thursday, September 21

8:00-9:00am – Conference Sign-in & Breakfast

9:00am – Welcome and opening remarks

9:45am – Keynote 1 – Steve Thomas

10:45 – Break

11:00am – Breakout 1

12:00-1:00pm – Lunch (Sponsored by Bentley Systems)

1:00pm – Breakout 2

2:00pm – Break

2:15pm – Breakout 3

3:15pm – Break

3:30pm – Breakout 4

  • Breakout 4A – “Year 2020:  New Business is found and maintained in a pocket not in a place,” Delrae Bennett, Time Counts
  • Breakout 4B – “How we built a billable marketing function in our engineering firm,” Bryan Peterson, WGI
  • Breakout 4C – “Research on the industry: What today’s KPIs are telling us,” Will Swearingen, Zweig Group

4:30pm – Break

5:30-7:00pm – Networking Cocktail Reception

 

Friday, September 22

8:00-9:00am – Breakfast

9:00am – Day 2 Overview

9:15am – Keynote 2 – Kit Miyamoto, Miyamoto International

10:00am – Keynote 3 – John Zweig, The Cape Eleuthera Foundation

10:45am – Break

11:00am – Breakout 5

12:00-1:00pm – Lunch

1:00pm – Break

1:15pm – Breakout 6

2:15pm – Break

2:30pm – Closing Keynote 4 – Dr. Menzer Pehlivan, CH2M, Featured engineer in the Dream Big documentary film

3:30pm – Closing remarks

4:00pm – Break

5:30-7:00pm – Black Tie Awards Reception

7:00-10:00pm – Hot Firm + A/E Industry Black Tie Awards Dinner and Ceremony. Announcement of 2017 Hot Firm, Best Firms to Work For, Marketing Excellence, and the Jerry Allen Courage in Leadership awards.

Saturday, September 23 

(Optional with VIP registration)

9:00-11:30am – Morning-After VIP Brunch

12:00-3:00pm – Tour of Seattle (w/ party bus)

6:00pm – Party Bus to the Coldplay concert at CenturyLink Field

7:00pm-? – Coldplay concert

11:00pm? – Party Bus returns to the Fairmont Olympic Hotel

 

 

Attendees of the Hot Firm and A/E Industry Awards Conference can earn
12 continuing education hours (12.0 PDH / 1.2 CEU).
Zweig Group is an AIA Approved Provider #J317.

 

 

 

FINAL AGENDA

(as of September 21, 2017)