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* ASBDC Seminar: What You Should Know About Credit Card Services

Dec. 6, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m.--Alaska Small Business Development Center Office, Anchorage: Workshops are designed to help new and established small businesses improve business practices. Pre-registration required. or 907-274-7232

* 8th Annual Alaska-China Business Conference

Dec. 11, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: Among the speakers are U.S. and Chinese government officials, local businesspeople with "from the trenches" reports and academic faculty members presenting their research. Registration required. or

* Energy Policy for Alaskans

Dec. 12, 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.--Anchorage Museum Auditorium: Free Renewable Energy Alaska Project forum. Speaker: Chris Rose, executive director, Renewable Energy Alaska Project. Contact: Katie Marquette I

* ASBCD Seminar: 40 Years of Lessons in Principled Leadership

Dec. 12,1:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.--Alaska Small Business Development Center Office, Anchorage: Workshops are designed to help new and established small businesses improve business practices. Pre-registration required. or 907-274-7232


* Lessons from Iceland-Energy Policy from Our Arctic Neighbors

Jan. 9--Anchorage Museum Auditorium: Free monthly Renewable Energy Alaska Project Forum. Speaker: Nils Andreassen, executive director, Institute of the North. Contact: Katie Marquette

* Meet Alaska Conference and Tradeshow

Jan. 11--The Alaska Support Industry Alliance presents this 30th anniversary Alliance event.

2013 World Trade Center Alaska Statewide Economic Forecast Luncheon

Jan. 15-17--This annual event is conducted in the state's three largest cities, beginning in Fairbanks, Jan. 15; Anchorage, Jan. 16; and Juneau Jan. 17. 2012 is the 10th year World Trade Center Alaska has conducted the luncheon and it has become one of the most anticipated business events in Alaska. Gain a statewide perspective on the prospects for Alaska's major industries, state and federal government spending, and how this will affect communities and jobs. Also hear about the international picture and how it impacts Alaska. Registration required. or

* Legislative Fly-In

Jan. 23-24--Juneau: This event is designed to give Alaska State Chamber of Commerce members the chance to influence public policy effectively by meeting directly with state legislators and the administration, to seek support for the priorities and positions established at the Legislative Policy Forum, and get to personally know elected officials. Registration required.

* Junior Achievement of Alaska's 27th Annual Alaska Business Hall of Fame Jan. 24, 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.--Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage: Four new Alaskans will be inducted and recognized with this prestigious award. Attended by over 400 business representations, the program consists of a networking reception, dinner and awards ceremony. Reservations required.

* Alaska RTI Conference: Building Student Success

Jan. 25-27--Dena'ina Convention Center, Anchorage: Sponsored by the Anchorage School District and the Alaska Staff Development Network. Build momentum and foundational knowledge to move forward with RTI. Learn from nationally recognized experts without the expense of out-of-state travel. Last year 1,000 educators from 26 school districts attended. Registration required.


* Alaska Forum on the Environment

Feb. 4-8--Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, Anchorage: 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., or 888-301-0185

* Renewable Energy Alaska Project Forum: Updates from Fire Island and Eva Creek

Feb. 13--Anchorage Museum Auditorium, Anchorage: Free monthly forum. Speakers: CIRI representative; Michael Wright, VP of transmission and distribution, Golden Valley Electric Association. Contact: Katie Marquette

* 2013 Alaska Miners Association Conference

Feb. 13-15--Juneau

* 2013 Engineers Week Feb. 17-23

* A New Look at Alaska-Russian Far East Opportunities

Feb. 19--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. Registration required. or

* Arctic Ambitions II

Feb. 20-21--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. Registration required. or

* Safari Club Expo

Feb. 21-23--Dena'ina Center: Conference, tradeshow and banquet. Registration required.

MARCH 2013

Governor's Safety and Health Conference

March 18-20--Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage: This year's theme is "Safety PayS--at Work, Home and Play." Registration required.

APRIL 2013

Rural Alaska Landfill Operators (RALO) Training

April 23-25--BP Energy Center, Anchorage: The RALO course is for the designated landfill operator and administrator in a village with a Class III landfill or open dump, and focuses on the duties of the landfill operator, their personal safety, and the safety of the village. There is no cost to attend this training. Limited travel scholarships of up to $500 may be available. Registration required. Contact: Peter Melde: 907-351-1536 or

* Alaska Rural Energy Conference

April 29-May 1--Sheraton Hotel, Anchorage: Three-day event offering a large variety of technical sessions covering new and ongoing energy projects in Alaska, as well as new technologies and needs for Alaska's remote communities. Registration Required. Contact: Amanda Byrd or
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