5 Things: August 11, 2020
1. Myths & Facts - Vaccines, Treatment, and the Future of Covid
Future of Work Leadership Conference
Final Program of the Series
Friday, August 14 | 8:00 - 9:00 am
Will there be a vaccine by 2021? What therapeutics are actually affective? How does the US really compare with other nations in its response to the pandemic?
Getting reliable information about the impacts and future of Covid-19 is difficult - but our final Future of Work Leadership Conference program has you covered.
Join Former FDA Commissioner and current Director of the Margolis Center for Health Policy at Duke University, Dr. Mark McClellan, as he shares insights on the future of Healthcare and the US Covid-19 strategy.
2. Roundtable with US Senator Patty Murray
Today, August 11 | 3:00 - 4:00pm
Senator Patty Murray will present updates on the regional impact of the pandemic, offer insights about what may be on the horizon, and address attendee questions and concerns. Don’t miss this special opportunity to hear from your senator.
Brought to you through a partnership between The Tacoma-Pierce County Chamber, the Seattle Chamber, the Bellevue Chamber, and the Economic Alliance of Snohomish County.
*This is an off-the-record conversation. No recording. No press reporting.
3. Virtual Neighborhood Walks
Bellevue’s Neighborhood Walks series has been an opportunity for residents and city leaders to visit informally, see unique neighborhoods together and share emerging concerns. Due to COVID-19, Neighborhood Walks will continue this summer in a virtual format.
During three August events, each 7-8:30 p.m., City Manager Brad Miyake and directors from each department will listen and learn about neighborhood uniqueness, resilience, pride and emerging concerns. Several neighborhood leaders will share issues in their neighborhood, followed by a question-and-answer session with the city manager and department directors.
4. Economic Forecast Summit
Save the Date
November 17 | 7:00 - 9:00 am
Peer into the economic year ahead with industry experts and hear from featured speaker Joe Quinlan, the engaging and widely-celebrated economist and Chief Market Analyst for Bank of America.
This year’s program will be hosted virtually and feature breakout sessions for industry-specific conversations.
5. Take Flight
Bellevue Chamber members are invited to join Alaska Airlines' dedicated business travel portal and loyalty program – EasyBiz. It’s free to join, and from July 15th to December 15th, 2020, flights booked through this portal qualify for a number of benefits which will help your organization get back to essential business trips.
To get started, enroll for a new EasyBiz account by August 15, and then register your account here to receive discounts and bonus mile >