Northern Transportation Conference: Circumpolar Challenges and Opportunities

Venue: Hilton Anchorage Hotel

Location: Anchorage, Alaska, United States

Event Date/Time: Sep 18, 2011 End Date/Time: Sep 20, 2011
Registration Date: Sep 18, 2011
Early Registration Date: Aug 17, 2011
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Description

You are invited to register for the fifth Northern Transportation Conference: Circumpolar Challenges and Opportunities to be held September 18-20, 2011 in Anchorage, Alaska. Previous conference were held in Iqaluit, Nunavut (2009), Yellowknife, Northwest Territories (2007), and Whitehorse, Yukon (2005).

Confirmed speakers include:

Ø Honourable Chuck Strahl, Former Minister of Transport, Infrastructure, and Communities, Government of Canada

Ø Sean Parnell, Governor of Alaska (tentatively confirmed)

Ø Christopher Aadnesen, President & CEO, Alaska Railroad Corporation

Ø Harvey Brooks, Deputy Minister, Economic Development, Government of the Yukon

Ø Harry Flaherty, President, Qikiqtaaluk Corporation

Ø Sandra LaFortune, Director General, Strategic Policy, Transport Canada

Ø Joe Sparling, President, Air North

Ø Mikhail Belkin, Junior General Director of FSUE Atomflot, Murmansk, Russia

Ø Honorable Peter Taptuna, Deputy Premier, Minister of Economic Development and Transportation, Nunavut

The conference will generate discussion about:

Ø New transportation technologies for Northern climates

Ø Capacity of current transportation resources to meet demand

Ø Sovereignty and security issues

Ø Updates on major projects

Ø Northern transportation corridors

Ø Frontier logistics

Why you should attend:

Ø Enhance your knowledge on the scope and challenges of transportation, supply chain, and logistics in the North

Ø Learn about new transportation technologies for Northern climates, sovereignty and security issues, and updates on major projects

Venue

500 West Third Avenue
Anchorage
Alaska
United States
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Additional Information

Full conference registration - $585 CDN/US Student 2 day ticket - $225 CDN/US