Arctic Imperative Summit convenes Arctic experts and policymakers
June 17th, 2011 | Alaska Newspapers Staff
Global leaders, Arctic research experts, industry executives, and representatives from Arctic communities will convene in Girdwood next week for the Arctic Imperative Summit, said a press release from the lieutenant governor's office.
The three-day summit is the first of its kind in Alaska and will address new responsibilities and opportunities created by a changing Arctic region. Topics will include science, research, and resource development, emerging industry and infrastructure needs, cultural preservation, and international affairs.
Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell will speak at the opening dinner on Sunday, and deliver the opening address on Monday. Treadwell will moderate or participate in multiple panels.
Lieutenant Governor Mead Treadwell
The Arctic Imperative Summit
June 19-21, 2011
Remarks at opening dinner, Sunday, June 19, 6 p.m.
Opening remarks, Monday, June 20, 8 a.m.
Alyeska Resort, Girdwood, AK
Michelle Toohey (907) 269-7460