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* 2013 AWRA Alaska Section Annual Conference

March 4-7--BP Energy Center, Anchorage: The agenda will include oral and poster presentations on Alaska's water management issues, the latest on scientific research and a hydrology workshop.

* ANILCA Seminar

March 6-7--BLM Campbell Creek Science Center, Anchorage: A thorough review of the Alaska National Interest Lands Conservation Act of 1980 and an opportunity to examine and discuss current and controversial ANILCA-related issues with several subject matter experts.

* Japan Business Update and Outlook

March 13, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.--Anchorage: The luncheon presents a timely update on the Japanese economy and new, or expanded, business opportunities. The importance of Japan to the United States, especially Alaska, its economic future (and implications), and commercial (trade and investment) opportunities for Alaskan and Japanese companies, will be outlined and discussed.

* Governor's Safety and Health Conference

March 18-20, 7 a.m. to 5 p.m.--Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage: This year's theme is "$afety Pay$--at Work, Home and Play."

* Northwest Regional Managers Conference

March 19-22--Pikes Waterfront Lodge, Fairbanks: The Northwest Regional Managers Conference is a production of the Washington, Oregon and Alaska city/borough management associations.


* Visit Anchorage Annual Seymour Awards Banquet

April 12, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.--Dena'ina Civic and Convention Center, Anchorage: Celebrates the industry's successes of the past year. Special award presentations will be made to Visit Anchorage partners whose exceptional efforts have made these achievements possible.

* Alaska Rural Energy Conference

April 29-May l--Sheraton Hotel, Anchorage: This conference is a 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.


* Business of Clean Energy in Alaska Conference

May 2-3--Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage: Held annually, this conference brings together business, civic and government leaders from around the state, nation and the world in a strategic and educational forum to share information and ideas on moving Alaska toward a sustainable energy future.

* Private Sector Transportation infrastructure and Assets: Response Capacity and Development in the Arctic Workshop

May 29-30--World Trade Center, Seattle: Follow up discussion to the Dec. 2012 Arctic Transportation Infrastructure workshop in Reykjavik; will focus on the private sector and industry response capacity, with an emphasis on assets deployed and infrastructure developed in the Arctic.


* ASCE 10th International Symposium on Cold Regions Development: Planning for Sustainable Cold Regions

June 3-5--Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage: The program will include technical tracks and a timely panel discussion about Climate Change. Social events include an ice breaker reception, awards luncheon and conference banquet. Field trips to sites that demonstrate successful applications to cold regions engineering will also be scheduled.

* ISOPE Arctic Materials Symposium

June 30-July 5--Egan Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage: Special symposium organized to provide the scientific-industrial community an insight of new materials and technology development in the subject of Arctic Materials.


* NASBO Annual Meeting

July 21-24--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The National Association of State Budget Officers, hosted by the Alaska Office of Management and Budget, meets to hear expert speakers on the economy, state revenues, healthcare reforms and more, as well as to network.

* USAEE/IAEE North American Conference

July 28-31--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The theme of the conference is Industry Meets Government: Impact on Energy Use and Development. This conference will address the issues, challenges, and opportunities of industry-government relations as the stakeholders strive to meet their respective goals for commerce and society.


* Institute of the North's Week of the Arctic

August 12-18--The Institute has been convening Week of the Arctic since 2011 to help Alaskans understand the critical challenges and issues at stake in the Arctic. It culminates with the Robert O. Anderson Sustainable Arctic Award, which recognizes and individual or organization for long-time achievement in balancing development of Arctic resources with respect for the environment and local benefit.


* Alaska Fire Conference

September 23-28--Anchorage: The theme is "Today's Visions Tomorrow's Reality." The conference includes training and a firefighter competition.

* AAR Convention

September 17-21--Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The Alaska Association of Realtors 2013 Convention theme is "No Excuses," and will be hosted by the Valley Board of Realtors.


* Top 49ers Luncheon

October 2--Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center, Anchorage: Save the date for this annual salute to the Top 49 businesses owned and operated by Alaskans.

* Alaska Coalition on Housing and Homelessness Conference

October 9-11--Anchorage Marriott Downtown, Anchorage

* Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention

October 24-26--Fairbanks: The AFN Convention is the largest representative annual gathering in the U.S. of any Native peoples.
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Author:Anderson, Tasha
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Date:Mar 1, 2013
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