BDA Breakfast Series

Open to the public, the BDA Breakfast Series invites experts to share the latest information on Downtown trends and insights into pressing issues. View 2019 Breakfast Dates

October BDA Breakfast

Solving our region's biggest challenges through collaboration:

Insights from the William D. Ruckelshaus Center


Expert problem solvers at Washington State University and University of Washington will share what it takes to collaboratively tackle complex and often controversial policy challenges.

Understand how Bellevue and the Eastside as a whole can proactively and collaboratively inspire shared solutions to major policy issues, including: growth and housing affordability, transportation and mobility, workforce development, and equitable access to education.




Featured Speakers


Betsy Cowles
Cowles Company



Bob Drewel
William D. Ruckelshaus Center
Advisory Board Chair-Elect



Michael Gaffney
WSU Division of Governmental Studies & Services
Acting Director 




Hon. Slade Gorton
Former US Senator




Michael Kern
William D. Ruckelshaus Center




Hon. Ralph Munro
Former WA Secretary of State




Tony William
Washington 2 Advocates 

Partner and Chair
Moderator and BDA Board Member




Event Details

Tuesday, October 22, 2019
7:30  - 9 am

Meydenbauer Center
11100 NE 6th St
Bellevue, WA 98004

Registration Information

$45 BDA Members, Students, and Government Representatives
$60 Non-Members
$320 Corporate Table for BDA Members, Students, and Government Reps (Seats 8)
$440 Corporate Table for Non-Members (Seats 8)

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