CONFERENCE SPEAKERS(CONTINUED) PACIFIC NORTHWEST AEROSPACE ALLIANCE | www.pnaa.net BRUCE (TAB) WILKINS, JR. President and Center Director / Impact Washington Mr. Wilkins recently joined Impact Washington. He has extensive experience leading local, regional and state organizations as well as working with federal agencies supporting technology- based economic development. Early on, he headed up New York’s nationally recognized SBIR assistance effort while also leading the development of their industrial extension services. He went on to help develop the Manufacturing Extension Partnerships (MEP) in both New York and Connecticut. After moving to Seattle, he joined the Washington Technology Center and led the way in securing federal grants, private sponsorship and growing service fees for WTC business lines. As a Regional Manager in the NIST Manufacturing Extension Partnership program, he oversaw centers on the West Coast and led several national program development efforts. / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / / MICHAEL WOOFF Consul & Senior Trade Commissioner (Seattle) / Consulate General of Canada - Seattle Mr. Wooff has been a Career Diplomat since 1986 and served abroad most recently as Consul and Senior Trade Commissioner in Dubai, United Arab Emirates preceded by assignments in Ottawa, Poland, Czech Republic, First and the Philippines. At the Department of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development in Ottawa, Mr. Wooff has held positions as Deputy Director of the TRIO System Data Quality Management office, Deputy Director the United States responsible for Canada’s bilateral Investment and Science, Technology & Innovation and Venture Capital strategy programs with the USA, Deputy Director for the International Science, Technology & Innovation relations division, Desk Officer in the Middle East Trade Development Division, and Desk Officer for Forestry Issues and Business Development. other Graphic Design Services: WE CAN’T BUILD A PLANE. BUT WE CAN MAKE THE MANUAL LOOK PRETTY DANG COOL! OneEyeDesigns.com est. 1999 Trade Show Displays | Letterhead | Packaging Print and Web Ads | Presentation Graphics Sell Sheets | Photo Composits | etc.! 41