SCHEDULE

 

2024 Conference Schedule 
*updated date and time of sessions

Monday, June 3, 2024

10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Your Guide to Getting the Most Out of Convention, via Zoom, Jeffrey Wilcox

Wednesday, June 5, 2024
1:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. Room A, Leadership Deep Dive
sponsored by Seattle Convention Center
2:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. Great Hall A, GEMS load in
5:00 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Lobby, Registration/Information
6:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m. Great Hall A, Welcome Reception,
sponsored by Three Rivers Convention Center

Thursday, June 6, 2024
6:30 a.m. 7:15 a.m. Group walk starting from the hotel

7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Breakfast 
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Great Hall A, Hosted Table Topics
8:45 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Great Hall A, Welcome
9:00 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Great Hall A, Opening Keynote: Making Vitality Your Reality

9:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Lobby, Break & Silent Auction opens

9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Room A, Session (1) Thinking About Events in a Remarkable Way
9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m. Room B, Session (2) Meeting Member Needs Amid an Evolving Membership Landscape
10:45 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Break
*11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Room A, Session (3) Bravely Advancing a Culture of Shared Accountability for Results

*11:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. Room B, Session (4)  What is a Remarkable Employee Experience? You Know it When you Feel It!

12:00 p.m. - 12:30 p.m. Great Hall A, Lunch
12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. Great Hall A, WSAE Business Meeting & Awards, sponsored by Tulalip Resort Casino

1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Room A, Session (5)  The Changing Intersection of Members’ Personal Narratives and Professional Challenges
1:30 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. Room B, Session (6) REMARKABLE Solutions to Event Challenges: We Have the “Hacks”

2:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m. Break

Remarkable Conversations
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m  Room A,
Education & Learning 
2:45 p.m. - 3:15 p.m. Room B, Marketing & Communications 

3:15 p.m. - 3:20 p.m. Break

3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Room A, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion 
3:20 p.m. - 3:50 p.m. Room B, Engagement 

3:50 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. Break

4:00 p.m. - 4:45 p.m. Great Hall A, Session (6.5) Seattle Chocolate Tastingsponsored by Seattle Southside
4:45 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. Great Hall A, Happy Hour/Silent Auction Closes

5:45 p.m. Buses depart for dinner hosted at Goose Ridge Winery,  
sponsored by Visit Tri-Cities
8:45 p.m. Buses return from venue

Friday, June 7, 2024
7:30 a.m. - 8:00 a.m. Great Hall A, Breakfast
8:00 a.m. - 8:45 a.m. Great Hall A, Hosted Table Topics
8:45 a.m. - 9:45 a.m. Great Hall A, Opening Keynote - The Soul Crushing Reality of Micromanagement

9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m. Break 

*10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Room A, Session (7) How to Create the Remarkable Employee Experience in my Association
*10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. Room B, Session (8) Pursuing Remarkable Governance Outcomes for Remarkable Associations
11:00 a.m. - 11:05 a.m. Break
11:05 a.m. - 12:15 p.m. Great Hall A, Closing Keynote - Effective Leadership Through Exceptional Communication