The Business Acumen Alumni Summit is designed to reconnect Business Acumen for Emerging Leaders alumni. Our goal is to offer a program that allows alumni to continue their development, expand their network and share stories on leadership and industry trends. It will also be an opportunity for providing input and feedback to help improve the experience for the next wave of leaders in our industry.
Business Acumen for Emerging Leaders alumni, facilitators, mentors, and executive mentors.
Member: $399 USD
Registration includes meeting materials, hosted reception on Wednesday, breakfast, and lunch on Thursday, and refreshments throughout the program.
1:30 PM - 2:00 PM
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM
Introductions, Safety + Housekeeping
2:45 PM - 3:00 PM
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Speaker(s): Maria Pope, President and CEO, Portland General Electric
4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Strategic Issues Roundtable
5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Hosted Networking Reception
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM
Speaker(s): Kimberly Heiting, Sr. Vice President Operations & Chief Marketing Officer, NW Natural
9:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Speaker(s): John Hairston, Chief Operating Officer, Bonneville Power Administration
10:30 AM - 10:45 AM
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
12:00 PM - 12:45 PM
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM
Feedback from 2019
Facilitators and Program Manages will recap the 2019 cohorts and sessions.
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Review Session Outlines + Homework Assignments
Break into groups to review session outlines and homework assignments.
2:15 PM - 2:45 PM
2:45 PM - 3:30 PM
Report Out + Group Discussion
3:30 PM - 4:00 PM
Looking ahead to 2020 – what do you want to see from the alumni summit?
Please contact the hotel directly at (503) 226-1611 to reserve your room. Identify yourself as being with Western Energy Institute (WEI) to receive a special rate of $140 USD/night. This rate is guaranteed until November 25, 2019 or until the WEI room block is full.