October 19th, 2017 • Renaissance Seattle Hotel • Seattle, Washington

Agenda

9-10:30am

Welcoming Remarks

  • Peter Philips, Publisher, Pacific Maritime Magazine
  • RADM David G. Throop, Commander, 13th Coast Guard District

Legislative Overview: State and Federal

  • State-supported financing tools
  • Federal Developments
  • Other financing options public and private

Moderator: Stacy Lewis, Pacific Law Group

 

Panelists:

  • Ed Welch, Passenger Vessel Association
  • State Legislative Representative
  • Other panelists to be announced

 


10:30-11am

Coffee Break and Networking

 


11am-12pm

Engaging the Community

Demographic, Geographic and Political Considerations

 

Moderator: Bruce Agnew, Cascadia

 

Panelists:

  • Patty Lent, Mayor of Bremerton
  • Other panelists to be announced

 


12pm-1:30pm

Lunch

 


1:30-3pm

Case Studies: Successes and Challenges

Specific, existing ferry systems around the country will be examined. Actual challenges identified and the solutions developed and explained.

 

Moderator: David Moseley, Moseley Associates

 

Panelists to be announced

 


3-3:30pm

Coffee Break and Networking

 


3:30-5pm

New Technologies: Fuel Cells, Electric, Hybrids and Alternative Fuels

Moderator: Greg Dronkert, HMS Global

 

Panelists:

  • CAPT Joe Burgard/Tom Escher, Red and White Fleet, Hydrogen Fuel Operations
  • Other panelists to be announced


5-6:30pm

Closing Reception