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Inspire Seattle Symposium for High School Students

Inspire Seattle
Shape Your Future
Change Your Community

September 28, 2013

Who: High School students from the Greater Seattle area
When: 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Where: Seattle Center, Northwest Rooms (Corner of 1st Ave N & Republican St, adjacent to Key Arena)
Cost: FREE (registration required)
Attire: Casual*
*school spirit is encouraged

The Inspire Seattle Symposium is a fantastic event for high school students to hear from inspiring speakers and collaborative panels while networking with others. Attendees will join like-minded students to meet local celebrities and possible future employers at this event. Don't miss the chance to experience a day that will inspire, excite and push your mind and goals to a new level!

The event will feature an Opening Kickoff, 2 breakout sessions with speakers on current topics, followed by an Opportunity Fair and Lunch. Students can explore various vendor booths representing college fairs, companies offering high school internships, and volunteer opportunities. 

Seafair is proud to announce that it will welcome Seattle Sounders players Marcus Hahnemann and Brad Evans as the Closing Keynote speaker for this event! He will lead a Q&A focused on goal setting and value of being engaged in the community. Don't miss an exciting musical performance to wrap up the event!

What opportunities can you expect?

• Business internships
• Scholarships & travel
• College fair
• Volunteer organizations
• Local celebrities
• Networking

CLICK HERE to register for Inspire Seattle.

For more information, visit or call 206.728.0123

9:30 am Check-in

10:00 am Kickoff

10:20 am Opening Keynote
Josh Decker, Tagboard Founder & #CEO

11:00 am Break

11:10 am Breakout Session*

11:50 am Break

12:00 pm Breakout Session*

12:40 pm Opportunity Fair
(Lunch Break)

1:40 pm Prize Drawings

2:00 pm Closing Keynote
Seattle Sounders Brad Evans & Marcus Hahnemann

3:00 pm Finale

Opening Keynote
Rainier Room
Tagboard is a social media website that gathers hashtag posts for thousands of companies worldwide. Learn about tomorrow’s cutting edge technology.
Josh Decker, Tagboard #CEO

*Start Your Future Now
Lopez Room
Professionals from prominent Seattle businesses will talk about trending job openings, future needs and how to plan the future of your dreams.
Speaker - Glenn Walcott, DoubleDown Interactive CEO

*Let Your Voice Be Heard
Fidalgo Room
Members of the Seattle Youth Commission and Seattle City Council will discuss local government and how we can work together to create a vital, thriving community.
Speaker: Richard Conlin, Seattle City Council

*Safeguarding Tomorrow

Shaw Room
The Woodland Park Zoo is a leader in animal and environmental conservation. Zoo workers will discuss what we can do to help save endangered species and keep our environment safe for future generations.
Bobbi Miller, Woodland Park Zoo

Closing Keynote
Rainier Room
Seattle Sounders FC players Brad Evans & Marcus Hahnemann will share their experiences regarding how they got to be where they are today and the importance of goal setting and giving back.

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