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Agenda

DAY 1: WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 2

8:00am-9:00am

Continental Breakfast and Networking


9:00am-9:15am

Welcome

Peter Philips, Pacific Maritime Magazine

Opening Remarks
  • RADM Mark Butt, US Coast Guard, Commander, Thirteenth Coast Guard District


  • 9:15am-10:30am

    The US Legislative and Regulatory Climate:
    Impediments and Opportunities

    Moderator: Nils Andreassen, Institute of the North

    Marine Infrastructure Priorities
  • Helen Brohl, Committee on the Marine Transportation System
  • State-Federal Cooperation
  • Craig Fleener, Office of the Governor, State of Alaska
  • Arctic Commercial Fishing Considerations
  • Mark Gleason, Washington Maritime Federation
  • IMO Polar Code
  • Capt. Ben Hawkins, US Coast Guard
     

  • 10:30am-11:00am

    Coffee and Networking Break


    11:00am-12:00pm

    Workforce Development: Interstate Collaboration

    Moderator: John Hakala, US Dept. of Labor, Office of Apprenticeship
  • Sarah Scherer, Seattle Maritime Academy
  • Brenda Pacarro, Calista Corporation
  • Capt. Terry Federer, AVTEC-Alaska Maritime Training Center
  •  
    12:00pm-1:30pm

    Lunch

    The International Perspective
  • Tero Vauraste, Arctia Ltd.



  • 1:30pm-3:00pm

    Partnering for Success:
    A Roadmap for Alaska and the Lower 48

    Moderator: Peter Philips, Pacific Maritime Magazine
  • Curtis Thayer, Alaska Chamber of Commerce
  • Joshua Berger, Washington State Dept. of Commerce
  • Representative Gael Tarleton, Washington State,
    36th Legislative District
  • Senator Lesil McGuire, Alaska State Senate


  • 3:00pm-3:30pm

    Coffee and Networking Break


    3:30pm-4:30pm

    Maritime Infrastructure:
    Economic and Strategic Drivers of Shoreside Infrastructure

    Moderator: Matt Ganley, Bering Straits Native Corporation
  • Gary Watters, PND Engineers
  • Commissioner Marc Luiken, Alaska DOT & PF
  • Scott Pattison, Northwest Seaport Alliance


  • 4:30pm-6:00pm

    Reception




    DAY 2: THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 3

    8:00am-9:00am

    Continental Breakfast and Networking


    9:00am-10:30am   

    Maritime Operations: Strategic Considerations

    Moderator: Dermot Loughnane, Tactical Marine Solutions
  • Capt. David (Duke) Snider, Martech Polar Consulting
  • Mike Lauer, Foss Maritime
  • Johan Sperling and Bruce Harland, Crowley Marine Solutions


  • 10:30am-11:00am

    Coffee and Networking Break


    11:00am-12:00pm

    Infrastructure Development and Maritime Support

    Moderator: Craig Allen, University of Washington School of Law

    Mapping the Arctic
  • Capt. Rick Brennan, NOAA
    Remote Energy and Effective Micro-grids
  • George Roe, Alaska Center for Energy and Power
  • Prevention Measures and Incident Response
  • Paul Fuhs, Marine Exchange of Alaska & North Slope Port Authority
  •  


    12:00pm-1:30pm

    Lunch


    1:30pm-3:00pm

    Opportunities for Adventure and Cultural Tourism

    Moderator: Ethan Tyler, Alaska Division of Economic Development
  • Dennis McDonnell, Alaska Coach Tours
  • The Crystal Serenity Experience
  • Dermot Loughnane, Tactical Marine Solutions


  • 3:00pm-3:30pm

    Coffee and Networking Break


    3:300pm-4:30pm

    Capital Projects: The Way Ahead

    Moderator: Michael Perkinson, Guggenheim Partners
  • Hugh Short, PT Capital
  • John Springsteen, AIDEA


  • 4:30pm-5:00pm

    Conclusions and Next Steps

  • Nils Andreassen, Institute of the North
  • Peter Philips, Philips Publishing Group

  • 5:00pm

    Adjourn