Author:Anderson, Tasha


* Museums Alaska/Alaska Historical Society Joint Annual Conference

October 1-4--Seward: The 2014 theme is "Milestones: Interpreting events that change the course of communities," exploring the opportunities and challenges museums face in commemorating community milestones such as the Great Alaska Earthquake or the EXXON-Valdez Oil Spill.

* ACS Convention

October 2-5--Hilton Anchorage, Anchorage: This annual convention is an opportunity to complete up to twenty-four CEUs over the three day event in all required course topics, as well as special events such as meet and greets and receptions.

* Alaska Travel Industry Association Convention

October 6-10--Westmark Fairbanks Hotel & Conference Center, Fairbanks: The 2014 "Good as Gold" ATIA convention is for Alaska's tourism industry leaders with delegates from tour operators, wholesalers, Alaska vendors, destination marketing organizations and elected officials.

* All-Alaska Medical Conference

October 9-11--Sheraton Anchorage Hotel and Spa, Anchorage: A continuing medical education conference put on by the Alaska Academy of Physicians Assistants, providing up to 25 CMEs.

* AAHPA Annual Conference

October 13-17--Ketchikan: This is the annual conference of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators.

* NIEA Annual Convention

October 15-18--Dena'ina, Anchorage: The four-day convention of the National Indian Education Association will focus on strengthening NIEA's mission of advancing comprehensive educational opportunities for American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians throughout the United State. This year's theme is "Building Education through the Generations."

* Alaska Chamber Annual Fall Conference & Policy Forum

October 20-22--Alyeska Hotel, Girdwood: The state's premier business conference. This year's topics include healthcare reform and implementation, worker's comp reform, grass roots advocacy, small business workshops, etc.

* First Alaskans Institute Elders & Youth Conference

October 20-22--Dena'ina Center, Anchorage: First Alaskans Institute helps develop the capacities of Alaska Native people and their communities. The theme for this years' annual conference is "Get Up! Stand Up!"

* Alaska Chapter of the American Fisheries Society Annual Meeting

October 20-24--Centennial Hall, Juneau: This year's theme is...

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