Tuesday, DECEMBER 4
Check-In and Onsite Registration
Information Center, 3rd floor; 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Continental Breakfast Service
Ballroom Foyer; 7:30 – 8:30 a.m.
Welcome & Morning General Session
Ballrooms B,C,D; 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.
The presentation of colors is provided by the Puyallup Tribal Color Guard, and the conference is fortunate to have received a special Tribal blessing for its success from the Puyallup Tribe, known in their native language as S’Puyalupubsh, which means “generous and welcoming behavior to all people (friends and strangers) who enter our lands.” These ceremonies are led by Puyallup Tribal Elders Michael Sisson and Clinton McCloud.
American & Canadian National Anthems,
Performed by Sam Samano
Registered Apprenticeship: A regional perspective:
Greg Cashen, Deputy Commissioner, Alaska Department of Labor
Shelley Gray, Interim Chief Executive Officer, Industry Training Authority, BC
Brad Avakian, Commissioner, Oregon Department of Labor
Keynote Presentation: Ken Coates: International Speaker on Apprenticeship
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Breakout Session One
1st, 3rd, 4th floors; 10:45 – 11:45 a.m.
12:00 – 1:30pm
Plenary Group Activity (Interactive Session to explore critical topics to Registered Apprenticeship)
1:45 – 3:00 p.m.
3:00 – 3:15 p.m.
Breakout Session Two
1st, 3rd, 4th floors; 3:15 – 4:15 p.m.
Ballrooms B,C,D; 4:30 – 6:00 p.m.
WEDNESDAY, DECEMBER 5
Information Center Open
3rd floor; 7:30 a.m.
Ballroom B,C,D; 7:30 a.m.
Ballrooms B,C,D; 8:30 – 10:00 a.m.
Chris Reykdal, Superintendent, Office of Superintendent of Instruction
Employer Engagement Presentation: Joe Jenkins, Department of Labor
Global Perspective of Apprenticeship:
Susi LeVine, Commissioner, Washington State Employment Security
10:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Breakout Session Three
1st, 3rd, 4th Floors; 10:30 – 11:30 a.m.
Breakout Session Four
1st, 3rd, 4th Floors; 11:45 a.m. – 12:45 p.m.
12:45 – 2:00 p.m.
Excellence in Apprenticeship Awards
Conference Closing Keynote Speaker
Dr. Rita Cameron Wedding, International Expert on implicit bias, equity and inclusion
3:30 Conference Adjourns