2017 AGENDA

NOT FINAL – THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

(current as of August 17, 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 – Millennial panel, Christy Zweig Niehues and Jamie Claire Kiser, Zweig Group, and Will Schnier, BIG RED DOG
  • Breakout 4B – “Using new media to enhance recruiting and marketing,” Randy Wilburn, Zweig Group
  • 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

7:00-9:30pm – 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

1:00-3:00pm – 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

 

NOT FINAL – THIS AGENDA IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE

(current as of August 17, 2017)