Author:Anderson, Tasha


* Alaska Forum on the Environment

February 4-8--Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, Anchorage: The forum offers training and information through keynote speakers in plenary sessions covering: climate change, emergency response, environmental regulations, fish and wildlife populations, rural issues, energy, military issues, business issues, solid waste, contaminants, contaminated site cleanup and coastal communities' issues such as tsunami impacts, marine debris and coastal erosion. Registration required. 1-888-301-0185

* Updates from Fire Island and Eva Creek

February 13--Anchorage Museum Auditorium, Anchorage: Free monthly Renewable Energy Alaska Project Forum. Contact: Katie Marquette

* Alaska Miners Association Convention

February 13-15--Centennial Hall, Juneau: Annual convention and trade show. Registration required.

* AkPhA Convention

February 15-17--Anchorage Downtown Marriott, Anchorage: The Alaska Pharmacists Association convention includes various lectures, literature reviews and an awards reception. Registration required.

* Engineers Week

February 17-23

* A New Look at Alaska-Russian Far East Opportunities

February 19--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: This half-day event takes a fresh look at potential business opportunities between Alaska and the Russian Far East region. It will feature six speakers, a mix of both U.S. and Russian trade specialists. 907-278-7233

* Arctic Ambitions II

February 20-21--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: This conference concentrates on the theme of international trade and business opportunities that flow from commercial development in the Arctic. Panel discussions address issues such as supply chains, innovation, markets, commerce, and transportation. 907-278-7233

* SWAMC Annual Economic Summit February 20-22--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: This year's conference will include a one-day regional energy workshop on Feb. 20th. Other topics on the program include a transportation carrier roundtable, a processor/community needs discussion, shipping and logistics in SW Alaska, a regional broadband report, CDQs and a debate on maximum benefit resource extraction featuring UAA's award-winning debate team.

* ASTE Conference

February 23-26--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: Join the Alaska Society for...

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