Event Profile

Writing Minutes and Meeting Notes

August 15, 2023
The Historic Davenport Hotel

Who Should Attend:

Anyone who takes meeting notes and minutes.

Related Events:

Administrative Professionals Conference, August 16-17, 2023

Course Overview:

If you take meeting notes, it is important to quickly capture accurate and useful information for yourself and others. This half-day course will cover all aspects of the note-taking process, from preparing before the meeting to editing minutes after the meeting.  This is a pre-conference course ahead of the 2023 Administrative Professionals Conference that starts the next day.  Separate registration is required if you wish to attend both this class and the conference.

Learning Objectives:

  • Address the most common notetaker questions and concerns.
  • Learn to prepare to take notes before the meeting.
  • Discuss how to keep focused (and stay caught up) during the meeting.
  • Draft and edit clear, concise, and useable minutes.
  • Course Instructor:

    Jordan Peabody, Peabody Communications

    Course Schedule:

    Registration will begin at 12 p.m. Pacific Time, and the class will run from 12:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Lunch and refreshments will be provided.

    Course Location:

    The Historic Davenport Hotel
    10 South Post Street
    Spokane, WA 99201
    (509) 455-8888
    Special room rate:  $179, valid until 7/14/2023

    Course Fees:

    Utility Member Early Bird (ends 7/15/2023): $180
    Utility Member Standard: $255

    Associate Member Early Bird (ends 7/15/2023): $270
    Associate Member Standard: $345

    Non-member Early Bird (ends 7/15/2023): $360
    Non-member Standard: $435

    Note: Organizations that register a group of employees will receive every fifth registration for free. For example, if you register five employees, you only pay for four; register 10 employees, you only pay for eight; and so on. There is nothing additional you need to do to receive this discount.

    Cancellation Policies:

    For webinarsvirtual classes, and section meetings: cancellation at least five days prior to the event, full refund; within 1-4 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee.
    For in-person events: cancellation at least 30 days prior to the event, full refund; within 15-29 days, $100 fee; and within 1-14 days or no show, 100% of the registration fee.

    If canceling because the attendee is showing COVID-19 symptoms any time before the event, a full refund will be issued; if leaving during the event for COVID-19 reasons, a prorated refund will be issued.

    When possible, please send a substitute instead of canceling; NWPPA does not charge a fee for substitutions. To request a refund, please contact  registration@nwppa.org, or call (360) 254-0109. 

    Continuing Hours:

    This course qualifies for 6 continuing hours. Certificates are available online upon full completion of the course.

    For More Information:

    To find out more about this event, or to learn about other events, view the Training and Event Catalog.