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Feb. 21-22: Urban Green Infrastructure Summit presented

SEATTLE, Wash. – Today’s metropolitan areas face a myriad of complex infrastructure, management and social challenges. To help cities successfully tackle those issues, the Western Center for Metropolitan Extension and Research will present the Urban Green Infrastructure Summit on Feb. 21-22 at the Embassy Suites in Tigard, Ore. » More …

Washington State Military Kids and Families Summit

 

PUYALLUP – The third annual Washington State Military Kids and Families Summit will focus on providing needed resources to military children and the people who support them.

 

The event, open to military families, educators, community leaders and the public, is Nov. 13 in Tacoma.

 

Workshops include how children cope with deployment, transitions and reunions.

 

Keynote speaker Dr. Michael Faran, M.D., will discuss the effects of deployment on children and youth. As director of the Military Child and Adolescent Center of Excellence at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis, Faran assists families … » More …

Knowledge Corridor summit set

The first meeting about creating a Knowledge Corridor economic development initiative for the Pullman-Moscow area is scheduled for 11 a.m.-2 p.m. Monday, Oct. 23, at the Schweitzer Event Center in Pullman. The agenda will focus on examining collaboration across the state line that is needed to create a strong, branded regional economic development program, said Margaret Howlett, executive director of the Latah Economic Development Council.The LEDC is co-hosting the event with the Pullman-based Palouse Economic Development Council. The four chairs of the initiative are WSU President V. Lane Rawlins, University of Idaho President Tim White, Bill Thompson, president of ComtechAHA of Moscow, and Robert Bodgen, … » More …

WSU to sponsor second annual technology summit

WSU will serve as a sponsor of the second annual Washington Technology Summit on Wednesday, April 28 from 8 a.m.-6 p.m. at the Microsoft Conference Center in Redmond, Wash.The summit is the state’s premier conference for technology networking and keeping on top of industry trends.Three general sessions will be offered including:•Supporting Technology Development in Our State; featuring Governor Christine Gregoire•Innovation & Research in Today’s Tech Economy; featuring Rick Rashid, Senior VP of Research for Microsoft•Technology Trends in the Press; featuring a panel including Nick Wingfield, Wall Street Journal; John Cook, Seattle Post-Intelligencer; Tom Sowa, Spokesman-ReviewIn-depth industry tracks in aerospace, agriculture, software and renewable energy, as … » More …