2024 Summer Conference

June 4 – 6, 2024

Clarkston, Washington

This June, PNWA is heading back to the Lewiston-Clarkston Valley area to the Holiday Inn, Clarkston, WA for our 2024 Conference! This event is a favorite among our members, providing an opportunity to touch base mid-year with your colleagues from around the region. Our agenda will feature experts presenting on a range of timely issues and projects.  We’re also planning some fun activities you won’t want to miss! Featured speakers and information about the agenda will be announced in the coming weeks. If you need more information, please contact Mary Wiley at mary.wiley@pnwa.net.

The Holiday Inn in Clarkston, WA is located at the gateway of the Hells Canyon. Conveniently located on the bank of the Snake River, we are the only hotel with a beautiful river view. Click here for more information.

Alternative Hotel in the area: Best Western The Inn at Hells Canyon 

Draft Agenda

June 4Tuesday
9:00 am – 12:00 pmExecutive Committee Meeting
12:00 pm – 1:00 pmRegistration
1:00 pm – 4:30 pmGeneral Session
— Lessons from NMFS Litigation
— State of Maritime Issues and Policies
— New PNWA Member Panel
— Cruise Industry Presentation
5:00 pm – 9:00 pmHells Canyon Boat Tour ($55)
— Experience a guided exploration of Lewiston/Clarkston’s local history intertwined with Native American narratives. Delve into tales of steamships, barges, and pioneering spirits, while uncovering the secrets of the area’s distinctive geography and diverse wildlife. Stop at the Heller Bar Lodge for food, drink and networking. (6:15 – 7:30 PM).
June 5Wednesday
8:00 am – 9:00 amBreakfast
8:00 am – 9:00 am*Option* US Army Corps of Engineer Walla Walla District Stakeholders Meeting
9:00 am – 3:00 pmGeneral Session with Featured Speakers
— Bridge Replacement and Maritime Safety Issues Panel
— Federal Lobbyist Panel
— Women in Port Management and Maritime Leadership Panel
— Port Member Project Panel
— Regulatory Round Up
— Federal Grans Panel: Show Me the Money!
3:00 pm – 4:30 pmIPNG Meeting
5:00 am – 7:00 amSponsored Happy Hour Reception
June 6Thursday
8:00 am – 9:00 amBreakfast
9:00 am – 11:00 amPNWA Member Meeting – All Attendees Welcome

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