Willamette University and OPB Business Partners Forum

2003-2004 Series

Wednesday, October 22, 2003
Triumph or Train Wreck: The 2003 Legislative Session -- Panel

  • Bill Lunch, Political Commentator, OPB and Professor and Chair, Department of Political Science, Oregon State University
  • Vic Atiyeh, Oregon Governor, 1979-87
  • Tony Van Vliet, Member, Oregon House of Representatives, 1974-94

Thursday, November 6, 2003
Howard Schultz, Chairman, Starbucks Coffee

Thursday, February 26, 2004
Global Competition/Local Impacts
Bill Wyatt, Executive Director, Port of Portland, and former Chief of Staff, Governor John Kitzhaber

Tuesday, April 20, 2004
Hispanic Business: The Sleeping Giant in the Portland Economy
Clara Padilla Andrews, Owner and Publisher of El Hispanic News, President, Portland Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Board of Directors,
and former Secretary of State, New Mexico

Location: Multnomah Athletic Club, 1849 SW Salmon, Portland, Oregon

Schedule: Coffee at 7 a.m., breakfast at 7:30 a.m. and speaker at 7:45 a.m. Concludes by 8:30 a.m.

Cost: One event is $15 per person or $100 for a corporate table of eight. A series ticket is $50 per person and is transferable.

Reservations: Required at least two days before each event for non-series patrons. Send your check, payable to Alumni Relations, Willamette University, 900 State Street, Salem, OR 97301, or call 503-375-5304 to use your credit card (MasterCard, VISA or Discover).

Questions? Email: or download the announcement [pdf].

Cosponsored by Willamette University - including its Atkinson Graduate School of Management, College of Law and School of Education and their alumni associations and Oregon Public Broadcasting Business Partners - the 2003-2004 Forum Series is open to interested persons in business and the professions.