Sixth Annual Arctic Encounter Symposium - April 25-26, 2019

SEATTLE, WA, USA | PROUDLY HOSTED BY ALASKA AIRLINES

PRODUCED AND DIRECTED BY KALLANDER & ASSOCIATES AT THE BELL HARBOR INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE CENTER


- JOIN US AT THE 6TH ANNUAL ARCTIC ENCOUNTER on pier 66 in downtown seattle -

 
 


- PLEASE NOTE THAT confirmed speakers and sponsors will be posted and announced on a rolling basis -


- 2019 CONFIRMED SPEAKERS -

  • U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, United States Senate, Alaska (United States)

  • U.S. Senator Patty Murray, United States Senate, Washington (United States)

  • President Ólafur Ragnar Grímsson, President of Iceland, 1996 - 2016; Chairman of the Arctic Circle Assembly (Iceland)

  • The Honorable Kirsti Kauppi, Ambassador of Finland to the United States (Finland)

  • The Honorable Premier Robert R. McLeod, Northwest Territories (Canada)

  • The Honorable Rick Larsen, United States Representative for Washington State (United States)

  • The Honorable Don Young, United States Representative for Alaska (United States)

  • Vice Admiral Linda Fagan, United States Coast Guard Pacific Area Commander (United States)

  • The Honorable Kevin Meyer, Lieutenant Governor, State of Alaska (United States)

  • Dr. Jim Reilly, Director, U.S. Geological Survey; former NASA Astronaut (United States)

  • Mr. Andrey Bondarev, Senior Counselor, Head of Economic Affairs Office, Embassy of the Russian Federation to the U.S. (Russia)

  • The Honorable Jenny A. Durkan, Mayor of Seattle, Washington (United States)

  • Ambassador Peter Thomson, United Nations Special Envoy for the Ocean, Office of the UN Secretary-General's Special Envoy for the Ocean (France) [Video Message]

  • Chief Dana Tizya-Tramm, Vuntut Gwitchin Government, Old Crow, Yukon (Canada)

  • The Honorable Ethan Berkowitz, Mayor, City of Anchorage, Alaska (United States)

  • Senator Cathy Giessel, Senate President, Alaska State Legislature, District N (House Districts 27 & 28) (United States)

  • Mr. Delbert Rexford, President & CEO, Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation (United States)

  • Dr. Brendan Kelly, Executive Director of the Study of Environmental Arctic Change (SEARCH); former Chief Scientist, Monterey Bay Aquarium; former Science Advisor, the White House Office of Science and Technology (United States)

  • Ms. Marilyn Romano, Regional Vice-President (Alaska & Hawaii), Alaska Airlines; Platinum Sponsor & Strategic Co-Host of the Arctic Encounter, 2017-2019 (United States)

  • Ms. Janet Weiss, President, BP Alaska (United States)

  • Mr. Ben Kellie, CEO, The Launch Company (United States)

  • Ms. Jackie Qataliña Schaeffer, Senior Project Manager, Division of Environmental Health and Engineering, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (United States)

  • Mr. Mead Treadwell, Chairman, Arctic Circle Task Force on Shipping and Ports; President, Treadwell Development; Former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska; Chair, U.S. Arctic Research Commission 2006-2010; Co-Chair, Polar Institute, Woodrow Wilson Center Polar Initiative (United States)

  • Ms. Gail Schubert, President & CEO of the Bering Straits Native Corporation (United States)

  • Dr. Steven Cohn, Alaska State Director, The Nature Conservancy (United States)

  • Dr. Dwayne Ryan Menezes, Founder and Managing Director, Polar Research and Policy Initiative (PRPI) and Commonwealth Policy Development Centre (CPDC); Honorary Fellow, UCL Institute of Risk and Disaster Reduction, University College London; Associate Fellow, Institute of Commonwealth Studies, University of London (United Kingdom)

  • Ms. Kristina Woolston, External Relations Manager, Donlin Gold (United States)

  • Mr. Mike Perry, Executive Director, City of Kawartha Lakes Family Health Team; PhD student, School for the Study of Canada, Trent University (Canada)

  • Captain Dan Blanchard, Owner & CEO, UnCruise Adventures (United States)

  • Mr. Jonathan Simon, Partner, Van Ness Feldman LLP (United States)

  • Ms. Una Særún Jóhannsdóttir, Counselor, Embassy of Iceland, Washington D.C. (Iceland)

  • Captain Ed Page, Executive Director, Marine Exchange of Alaska (United States)

  • Mr. Jack Hébert, CEO & Founder, Cold Climate Housing Research Center (United States)

  • Mr. Joel Clement, Senior Fellow, Harvard Kennedy School Arctic Initiative (United States)

  • Dr. David Keith, Gordon McKay Professor of Applied Physics, Harvard University (United States)

  • Mr. Greg Boos, Immigration Attorney, Cascadia Cross-Border Law; Adjunct Professor, Western Washington University; President, Pacific Corridor Enterprise Council (United States)

  • Ms. Heather Fathali, Immigration Attorney, Cascadia Cross-Border Law; formerly, Judicial Extern to Justice Charles W. Johnson at the Washington State Supreme Court (United States)

  • Major-General Randy “Church” Kee, USAF (retd), Executive Director of the Alaska Domain Awareness Center, a U.S. Department of Homeland Security Center of Excellence hosted at the University of Alaska (United States)s

  • Mr Tony Penikett, Senior Associate, Centre for Dialogue, Simon Fraser University; Former Premier of Yukon; Former Deputy Minister of Negotiations and, later, Labour, Government of British Columbia; 2013-14 UW Canada Fulbright Visiting Chair in Arctic Studies, University of Washington (Canada)

  • Ms. Lori Davey, Vice President of Enterprise Markets, GCI (United States)

  • Ms. Rebecca Lynge, First Secretary to the Greenland Representation in Washington D.C. (Greenland)

  • The Honorable Richard Beneville, Mayor of Nome, Alaska (United States)

  • Dr. James Kendall, Director, Alaska Office, Bureau of Ocean Energy Management (United States)

  • Mr. Hugh Patkotak Sr., President, Olgoonik Corporation (United States)

  • Mr. John Iani, Partner, Perkins Coie LLP (United States)

  • Ms. Tina Grovier, Partner, Stoel Rives LLP (United States)

  • Mr. Pat Galvin, Chief Commercial Officer & General Counsel, Great Bear Petroleum (United States)

  • Dr. Nuno Alves, Senior Business and Technical Advisor, BP America (United States)

  • Dr. Angela Michaud, Senior Clinical Director, Traditional Healing Clinic, Southcentral Foundation (United States)

  • Mr. Joseph Sprague, CEO, Wings Airways, Juneau, Alaska; Arctic Encounter Board of Directors (United States)

  • Ms. Meghan Gavin, Attorney, Cascadia Law Group PLLC; Arctic Encounter Board of Directors (United States)

  • The Honorable Lucy Nelson, Mayor, The Northwest Arctic Borough (United States)

  • Ms. Piper Foster Wilder, CEO & Founder, 60Hertz Microgrids (United States)

  • Ms. Tashina Duttle, Division of Health and Engineering, Alaska Native Tribal Health Consortium (United States)

  • Mr. Scott Habberstad, Director of Sales & Community Marketing, Alaska Airlines; Platinum Sponsor & Strategic Co-Host of the Arctic Encounter, 2017-2019 (United States)

  • Mr. Ole Øvretveit, Director, Arctic Frontiers (Norway)

  • Mr. Zachary Schulman, Arctic Policy Coordinator, U.S. Coast Guard Headquarters (United States)

  • Ms. Cara Condit, Director, Center for Arctic Study & Policy, U.S. Coast Guard Academy (United States)

  • Mr. Phillip Thorne, Arctic Program Specialist, U.S. Coast Guard District 17 (United States)

  • Lieutenant Commander Jereme Altendorf, Arctic Planner, U.S. Coast Guard Sector Anchorage (United States)

  • Ms. Elizabeth Hodges Snyder, PhD, MPH, Associate Professor of Public Health; Co-Founder/Co-Director, Food Research, Enterprise, and Sustainability Hub (FRESH), College of Health, University of Alaska Anchorage (United States)

  • Mr. Verner Wilson III, Senior Oceans Campaigner, Friends of the Earth (United States)

  • Mr. Kamrul Hossain, Research Professor & Director, Northern Institute for Environmental and Minority Law, The Arctic Centre, University of Lapland (Finland)

  • Mr. Robert P. McCoy, Ph.D., Director, Geophysical Institute, University of Alaska Fairbanks (United States)

  • Mr. Hugh Short, President, Pt Capital (United States)

  • Mr. Benjamin Backer, President & Founder, American Conservation Coalition (United States)

  • Ms. Katherine Jernstrom, Launch Alaska; Co-Founder, The Boardroom (United States)

  • Ms. Wendy Lindskoog, Vice President of Communications and External Affairs at BP Alaska (United States)

  • Mr. Randy Sulte, Manager, BP Alaska (United States)

  • The Honorable Merven Gruben, Mayor of Tuktoyaktuk, Northwest Territories (Canada)


- 2019 GUEST PERFORMANCES, ART EXHIBITORS & INSTALLATIONS -


- thank you to the 2019 platinum sponsor and strategic co-host -

 
 

- thank you to the 2019 gold sponsors -


- thank you to the 2019 silver sponsors -


- thank you to the 2019 BRONZE sponsors -

- thank you to the 2019 EDUCATIONAL PARTNERS & EXHIBITORS -

- thank you to the 2019 media partners & EXHIBITORS -

- special thanks to the sponsor of the far north fashion show -

 
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