Major Tribal Economic Seminar/Webinar, February 27 2013

Registration is now open for the upcoming complimentary seminar/live webinar on Tribal Economic Development, focusing on how business leaders and Tribal advocates can create economic opportunities to remedy the endemic poverty and absence of resources for Native Americans, and how partnering agencies can create new businesses and public service systems to improve the quality of life in Native communities throughout the United States. The seminar/webinar is happening Wednesday, February 27, 2013 starting at 10:00am PST, and is hosted by Foster Pepper PLLC in partnership with the American Bar Association’s Section on Individual Rights and Responsibilities and Committee on Native American Concerns.

Who Should Attend:

Tribal government officers and business leaders; business leaders interested in opportunities in Tribal communities; attorneys and advocates for Native Americans; and anyone interested in improving the quality of life in Native communities.

Program Presentations Include:

* Challenges & Opportunities for Tribal Economic Development
(Greg Guedel | Foster Pepper PLLC)

* Strategic Planning for Tribal Business Enterprises
(Robert Whitener (Squaxin Island) The Whitener Group)

* Tax Credit Programs for Creating Tribal Housing
(Jeff Nave | Foster Pepper PLLC)

* Improving Tribal Pension & Employee Benefit Plans
(Leilani Wilson Walkush (Tlingit & Haida) Blue Stone Strategy Group; Scott Galloway | Foster Pepper PLLC)

* Case Study: Muscogee Creek Strategic Economic Development
(J.D. Colbert | Muscogee Creek Nation)

* Risk Management for Tribal Enterprises
(Alex Bogaard | Brown & Brown)

* Protecting Native Intellectual Property
(Millie Kennedy (Tsimshian) Northwest Justice Project; Lauren King (Muscogee Creek) Foster Pepper PLLC; Joanna Boisen | Foster Pepper PLLC)

CLE (Attorney) Credits pending and Certificate of Completion available for other organizations.

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Schedule:

9:45 am - Registration

10:00 am - 3:30 pm PST - Program/Q&A (lunch provided for in-person attendees)

Location:

Foster Pepper PLLC
30th Floor Conference Center
1111 Third Avenue
Seattle, WA 98101

THE WEBINAR CAN BE VIEWED LIVE FROM ANY COMPUTER WITH INTERNET ACCESS.

RSVP by: Friday, February 22, 2013

Questions? E-mail events@foster.com

TO REGISTER FOR THE SEMINAR OR WEBINAR, click HERE.

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