The maritime industry in Washington State generated a total of $30 billion in direct, indirect and induced revenues in 2012 and is responsible for over 148,000 workers according to a comprehensive study commissioned by the Economic Development Council of Seattle and King County and the Workforce Development Council of Seattle-King County with support from the Puget Sound Regional Council. |
Join us for breakfast on April 9th as we hear from a panel of maritime experts discuss energy efficiencies, pollution control, alternative fuels, conservation and more. About our speakers:
Heather Alexander-Engelbrecht, Research & Communications Manager of the Economic Development Council of Seattle-King County, will open with brief highlights from the EDC's Maritime Cluster Economic Impact Study.
Paul Meyer of the Port of Seattle (Manager, Environmental Permitting and Compliance) will talk about energy efficiency and the work their vessel partners and marine terminal operators are proposing to control pollution.
Atul Deshmane of Whole Energy (CEO/President) will join us to discuss biofuel production and offer insights from that sector of the clean tech field.
Capt. George Capacci of the Washington State Ferries (Deputy Chief, Operations and Construction) will speak on operational efficiency and plans for new hybrid ferries.
April 9, 2014 | at Perkins Coie, 1201 Third Ave., Suite 4900, Seattle | 7:30-9:00 a.m. | Contact us to sponsor the event.
For more information go to:
--WCTA Members $25 (Before 4/2)/$35 Regular
--Non-members $35 (Before 4/2)/$45 Regular
--$50 at the door (Online tickets end 24 hours before the event)
Perkins Coie (View)
1201 Third Avenue, Suite 4900
Seattle, WA 98101
|Dog Friendly: No|
|Wheelchair Accessible: Yes!|