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8:00am    Registration & Light Breakfast 

9:00am     Welcome & Opening Remarks

  • Stacey Gibson, President- Women in Wine Oregon, Partner Parallel Food & Wine
  • Marli Williams (Emcee) - Chief Experience Officer, HELL YES Speaking & Training Co.       

9:25am      REGENERATE with Britt Ide, CEO- Ide Energy

9:55am      INVESTING in Oneself and Community for Collective Growth with Alicia Towns Franken, Executive Director, Wine Unify 

10:25am     15-minute break 



  • Trish Glose (moderator) Journalist, Hungry for More
  • Julia Coney Wine Journalist & Wine Consultant, American Airlines 
  • Clive Pursehouse North American Editor, Decanter Magazine
  • Samantha Cole-Johnson Senior Editor,
  • Nori de Vega Founder and Digital Content Producer, Tikim & NomNom Nori 

11:30am    Sponsor & Partner Messages

  • Monica Spady Financial Advisor, UBS Financial Services Vista Group
  • Alina Blankenship Falconer, Raptor Educator, Wildlife Control Operator, Sky Guardian Falconry 

11:40am     LUNCH with Biscuits & Pickles, Sparkling Wine from Varnum Vintners, NA Cocktails from Dhos and birds of prey with Sky Guardian

12:35pm    LIVE MUSIC with Haley Johnsen 

1:10pm      REGENERATE YOU with Sensi Graves Professional Kiteboarder & Founder, Sensi Swims 

1:40pm     RISING ABOVE: Women Leading Through Change panel with...

  • Morgen McLaughlin Executive Director, Willamette Valley Wineries Association
  • Gina Bianco  Executive Director, Oregon Wine Board
  • Sofia Torres Co-Founder & Vice President, AHIVOY & Co-Propreiter, Cramoisi Vineyard
  • Jana McKamey Executive Director, Oregon Wine Grower's Association
  • Emily Ritchie Executive Director, Northwest Cider Association
2:30pm     10-minute Break 
2:40pm     EMPOWER: How to Confidently Connect with Anyone with Marli Williams
3:45pm     Reflections on the Women in Wine Mentorship Program
3:55pm     EMPOWER: A Fireside Chat with the Trailblazing Women of the Portland Timbers 
  • Heather Davis Chief Executive Officer
  • Dr. Robin Beavers  VP of Community and Social Impact 
  • Ashley Highsmith Chief Operating Officer
  • Sarah Keane Chief Financial and Administrative Officer 
4:40pm     CLOSING REMARKS with 
  • Stacey Gibson President, Women in Wine Oregon
  • Kate Payne Brown Vice President, Women in Wine Oregon
  • Ashley Bradfield Operations Manager, Women in Wine Oregon
  • Marli Williams 
5:00pm       HAPPY HOUR sponsored by Brooks Wine & GROUP PHOTO

Schedule and speakers subject to change

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