Insitu’s former CEO will be speaker at CREDC luncheon



Steve Sliwa, Insitu Inc.’s former chief executive officer and president, will deliver the keynote address at an upcoming Vancouver luncheon presented by the Columbia River Economic Development Council. The event is scheduled to start at 11:30 a.m. June 19 at the Heathman Lodge, 7801 N.E. Greenwood Drive.

Sliwa oversaw Bingen-based Insitu, a maker of unmanned aircraft and Boeing Co. subsidiary, from 2002 to early 2011. He will discuss the business model and products that led to the rapid expansion of the company, which grew from four employees to 800 employees during Sliwa’s tenure.

Tickets are $35 for individuals and $325 for a table of 10. To register, contact the council’s Diane Dempcy at 360-567-3181 or by email at