Events

February 27, 2013

Tribal Economic Development Seminar
Fighting Poverty & Creating Opportunity for Native Americans

Presented by: Foster Pepper PLLC in Partnership with the American Bar Association
 

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Foster Pepper PLLC | 30th Floor Conference Center
Seattle, Washington

About the Event • Topics • Directions • Register


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About the Event

Join us in person or via webinar for a complimentary seminar as we focus on how business leaders and Tribal advocates can create economic opportunities to remedy the endemic poverty and absence of resources for Native Americans, and how partnering agencies can create new businesses and public service systems to improve the quality of life in Native communities throughout the United States.

Who Should Attend:
Tribal government officers and business leaders; business leaders interested in opportunities in Tribal communities; attorneys and advocates for Native Americans.

Tribal Economic Development Seminar – Fighting Poverty & Creating Opportunity for Native Americans

Wednesday, February 27, 2013 | 10:00 am – 3:30 pm
Foster Pepper PLLC | 30th Floor Conference Center
Seattle, Washington

Please respond by: Friday, February 22, 2013

Registration is closed. For more information, contact events@foster.com.

Questions?
Registration and other questions (ADA Accommodations, special meal requests, etc.) should be directed to events@foster.com.


Topics

  • Challenges & Opportunities for Tribal Economic Development
    (Greg Guedel | Foster Pepper PLLC)
  • Strategic Planning for Tribal Business Enterprises
    (Robert Whitener (Squaxin Island) The Whitener Group)
  • Establishing Board Level Dashboards for Monitoring Enterprises
    (J.J. Merlino | McGladrey LLP; Theresa Kain | McGladrey LLP)
  • Tax Credit Programs for Creating Tribal Housing
    (Jeff Nave | Foster Pepper PLLC)
  • Improving Tribal Pension & Employee Benefit Plans
    (Leilani Wilson Walkush (Tlingit & Haida) Blue Stone Strategy Group; Scott Galloway | Foster Pepper PLLC)
  • Case Study: Muscogee Creek Strategic Economic Development
    (J.D. Colbert | Muscogee Creek Nation)
  • Risk Management for Tribal Enterprises
    (Ed Kocott | Brown & Brown; Scott Strickland | Brown & Brown)
  • Protecting Native Intellectual Property
    (Millie Kennedy (Tlingit) Northwest Justice Project | Lauren King (Muscogee Creek) Foster Pepper PLLC; Joanna Boisen | Foster Pepper PLLC)
CLE (Attorney) Credits Pending | Certificates of Completion Available for Other Organizations
Schedule:
9:45 am Registration
10:00 am - 3:30 pm Program/Q&A (Lunch provided for in-person attendees)


Directions

I-5 Northbound: Seneca Street exit (Exit 165); cross Third Avenue; immediate left to enter parking garage.

I-90 Westbound: I-5 North exit; Madison Street exit (Exit 164A); left on Madison; right on Sixth; left on Seneca; cross Third Avenue; immediate left to enter parking garage.

I-5 Southbound: Union Street exit (Exit 165B); left on Fifth Avenue; right on Seneca; cross Third Avenue; immediate left to enter parking garage.

Parking

There is limited parking in the 1111 Third Avenue Building garage; enter from Seneca Street. Parking validation is available for this building.

In the event that this parking garage is full, alternate garage options are:

  • Benaroya Hall: Enter the garage off Second Avenue, just south of Union Street.
  • Cobb Building: Enter the garage on University between Third and Fourth Avenues.
  • Puget Sound Plaza Building: Enter the garage on Union Street between Third and Fourth Avenues.

Please note:
Third Avenue is a “transit priority” corridor, and passenger vehicles are prohibited during peak commute times (6 – 9 am and 3 – 6:30 pm).


Register

These sessions are complimentary to our clients, industry colleagues and other interested parties. Foster Pepper reserves the right to provide access only to these individuals, and not those who may pose a conflict of interest.

Registration is closed. For more information, contact events@foster.com.

Please respond by: Friday, February 22, 2013

Questions?
Registration and other questions (ADA Accommodations, special meal requests, etc.) should be directed to events@foster.com.