The Norwegian American: “Melting under our feet”, June 10

Maclean’s: The NWT premier has a sweeping vision for Canada’s North. Is he dreaming?, May 31

The Spokesman-Review: Lawrence B.A. Hatter: Canada must honor indigenous rights, May 19

Crosscut: Seattle port could play key role in race to rule the Arctic, May 14

Next City: With an Indigenous Perspective, Anchorage Seeks to Adapt to Climate Change Even If Alaska Doesn’t, May 8

Mining News: A glimmer of hope for the Arctic…humanity, May 3

Devex: Advice from the Arctic: 4 key development challenges facing the far North, May 1

World Economic Forum: Homes like parkas? Shivering Arctic dwellers may need housing rethink, April 30

Marine Link: USCG VADM Fagan Weights in on Arctic Plans, April 30

NetNewsLedger: New Ideas Needed for Arctic Climate Houses, April 30

The Maritime Executive: Adm. Fagan: USCG is Increasing its Arctic Capabilities, April 30

Marine Link: Coast Guard Discusses Developing Arctic Role, April 29

Reuters: Homes like parkas? Shivering Arctic dwellers may need housing rethink, April 29

GeekWire: Misunderstood and untapped: Alaska’s burgeoning tech industry spotlighted at conference in Seattle, April 29

Reuters: North American indigenous chafe at restrictions along U.S.-Canada border, April 26

DVIDS: Coast Guard discusses developing role in Arctic, April 26

Travel Pulse: One Ocean Expeditions Announces 2020 Itineraries, April 22

MENAFN: Arctic Encounter Presents 6th Annual Flagship Symposium, April 19


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To be updated and posted shortly.


Coast Guard Compass: Arctic Encounter Symposium 2016 – Breaking the ice on the Arctic’s future, February 18

KNOM: Nome Delegation Attends Conference, Visits Capital Urging Arctic Port Development, January 28

AES Press Release: Arctic Encounter Successfully Convenes the Third Annual Arctic Encounter Symposium in Seattle, January 27

The Arctic Sounder:  Arctic Encounter symposium centers on collaboration, January 22

KTOO Public Media: Prosperity, mitigating climate change effects covered in Arctic conference, January 20

Geek Wire: Senators join forces in campaign to close America’s Arctic icebreaker gap, January 15

Your Alaska Link: Arctic Encounter Symposium 2016 Kicks Off Today, January 15

KTOO Public Media: Alaskans fly south for Arctic symposium, January 14

The Arctic Journal: Where the Arctic meets America, January 11

AES Press Release: Arctic Encounter Symposium Seattle Pleased to Announce Confirmation of Leading Military Leader Participation, January 7

The Arctic Journal: The 3rd Annual Arctic Encounter Symposium is 10 days away!, January 6

The Arctic Journal: Senators Cantwell and Murkowski Confirmed for 3rd Annual Arctic Encounter Symposium - Seattle, January 2016, January 3

AES Press Release: Arctic Encounter Symposium Seattle Pleased to Announce Joint Keynote Address by U.S. Senators Murkowski and Cantwell, January 3

AES Press Release: Arctic Encounter Symposium Seattle Pleased to Announce U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski of Alaska as Keynote Speaker  December 7

AES Press Release: Arctic Encounter Symposium Seattle Pleased to Announce Lt. Gov. Byron Mallott of Alaska as Speaker, December 3

AES Press Release: Arctic Encounter Symposium Seattle Pleased to Announce Admiral Robert J. Papp as Speaker, November 20


Arctic Journalism • UBC Graduate School of Journalism: Arctic Encounters after COP 21, December 14

Nunatsiaq News • Nunavut: Nunavut environment minister defends Inuit traditional knowledge at Paris conference, December 14

AES Press Release: Arctic Encounter Symposium Convenes in Paris During U.N. Climate Negotiations, December 10

Nunatsiaq News • Nunavut: Climate change linked to human rights, Inuit leader says, December 4

Alaska Business Monthly: Arctic Daily Update, December 3

Legal Scholarship Blog • USA: Press release, December 3

Kalaallit Nunaata Radioa • Greenland: Aleqa is keynote speaker at COP21's largest Arctic event, December 2

Centre de Documentation de l'Ecole Militaire • France: Pendant la COP21, le monde rencontre l’Arctique à Paris, December 1

Sermitsiaq • Greenland: Ms Hammond keynote speaker at Arctic COP21 event, December 1

Nunatsiaq News • NunavutInuit leaders in Paris attempt to raise Arctic issues at COP21, December 1

Sermitsiaq • GreenlandQujaukitsoq participating at the climate summit in Paris, November 30

Le Petit Economiste • FranceArctic Encounter Paris 2015, des étudiants de l’IAE de Poitiers à l’événement, November 27

Nunatsiaq News • NunavutRefugees are welcome, but Nunavut just doesn’t have capacity: TaptunaNovember 24

L'Usine Nouvelle • France: "COP21 comes in 40 years too late", November 19

Cell'IE • FranceRetour sur la conférence Arctique/Antarctique à l’IAE de Poitiers, November 18


American Bar Association: Arctic Encounter Symposium Wins 2015 Law Student Program of the Year Award, August 2015.

The Cordova TimesFrom Cordova to D.C., September 11, 2015.

The Arctic JournalArctic Encounters of an Alaskan kind, January 31, 2015.

The Arctic JournalArctic Politics is Local Politics, February 1, 2015.

The International Council on Clean TransportationIn their own words: The youthful human face of Arctic policy, March 23, 2015.

University of Alaska Fairbanks - Alaska Center for Energy and PowerPress Release, January 12, 2015.

Fishermen’s NewsMaritime Issues On Tap for Arctic Encounter Symposium, January 28, 2015.

Inside Climate NewsThe Melting Arctic: A Fragile Frontier of Riches and Risk Opens for Business, March 17, 2015. 

Alaska Arctic Policy CommissionPress Release, January 30, 2015.

The Office of Congressman Don YoungPress Release, February 5, 2015.


Opening Welcome Address - Dean Testy & Rachel Kallander

Plenary Session I - Taking the Chair: U.S. Leadership and the Arctic CouncilAdrianna Muir (State Dept.) Fran Ulmer (USARC)

Report - The Emerging IMO Polar Code, Dr. Lawson Brigham (University of Alaska Fairbanks)

Keynote Address: The Honorable Edward Itta (USARC)

Plenary Session II - Increasing Arctic Activity: Infrastructure and Investment, Mikå Mered (POLARISK), Alice Rogoff (Alaska Dispatch News), Mead Treadwell (Treadwell Development; former Lieutenant Governor of Alaska)

Plenary Session III – The Race for Arctic Resources: Risks, Rewards and Regulations, Rick Fox (Edison Chouest Offshore), Marilyn Heiman (PEW Charitable Trusts), Brendan Kelly (SEARCH), James Kendall (BOEM, Alaska OCS Region)

Presentation – For Our Future: A Conversation with Arctic Youth, Rachel Kallander (Kallander & Associates LLC; Arctic Encounter Symposium)

Plenary Session IV: Charting the Path to the Alaskan Agenda: The 2015 Policy Report, Representative Bob Herron & Senator Lesil McGuire (Co-Chairs of the Alaska Arctic Policy Commission)

Plenary Session V – Semper Paratus: Military Presence in the Arctic Frontier, Rear Admiral Daniel B. Abel (Commander, 17th Coast Guard District), Brigadier General Guy Hamel (Royal Canadian Air Force; North American Aerospace Defense Command-NORAD; United States Northern Command-USNORTHCOM)

Plenary Session VI – The Future of the Arctic: Moving Forward Together, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski (U.S. Senate, Alaska), Fran Ulmer (USARC)

Keynote Address: Vice Admiral Charles W. Ray, Pacific Area Commander (USCG)

Guest Performer: Byron Nicholai of Toksook Bay, Alaska