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Arctic Policy Study Group The Arctic Council Wednesday, September 30 8am-9am Online Established in 1996, the Arctic Council is the leading intergovernmental forum promoting cooperation, coordination and interaction among the Arctic States, Arctic indigenous communities and other Arctic inhabitants on common Arctic issues, in particular on issues of sustainable development and environmental protection in the […]
Oil  –  Seafood  –  Visitors:Three of Alaska’s Major Economic Sectorsin the Time of COVID Wednesday, September 30th Noon-1pm Online Alaska’s economy continues to weather the challenges presented by the COVID-19 global pandemic. How are the oil, seafood, and visitor industries facing these challenges? What impacts has the pandemic had? How are these industries pivoting toward […]
Food Security Study Group Thursday, September 24th 8am-9am Work Session Online We will have a session to discuss the next steps for the group and work to develop an outline for our report. The program is free of charge, but please register to obtain your login details. How to Zoom You can join us from […]
CWN Launches New Website Alaskans asked their choices to close the budget gap We are pleased to announce the launch of a new website to assist Alaskans in better understanding the State’s fiscal challenge. The web site www.akbudget.com offers Alaskans the opportunity to make revenue and spending choices to address the projected $1.3 billion dollar […]
Food Security Study Group Household Food Security in Alaska Thursday, September 17th 8am-9am Online The PowerPoint presentation can be downloaded here. Speaker: Alisha Coleman-Jensen, U.S. Department of Agriculture, Economic Research Service, Food Assistance Branch.  Alisha Coleman-Jensen is the team leader of U.S. food security research at ERS and is the lead author of USDA’s annual […]
Arctic Policy Study Group State and Federal Landsin Alaska’s Arctic Wednesday, September 2, 2020 8:00 am – 9:00 am Online Collectively, the Alaska Department of Natural Resources and the U.S. Bureau of Land Management manage more than 55 million acres of public lands in Alaska’s arctic region. These lands hold vast oil and gas, mineral, […]
Energy Policy Study Group Potential of River and Tidal Hydropower for Rural Alaska Wednesday, September 11th Noon-1pm The PowerPoint presentation can be downloaded here We will have a briefing from Ocean Renewable Power Company on their efforts to commercialize run of river and tidal hydropower in Alaska and internationally. Speaker: Stuart Davies, CEO, ORPC The program […]
Commonwealth North Forum Alaska’s Competitiveness in Global Oil and Gas Markets Wednesday, September 2nd Noon-1pm Online The video is now available online. The PowerPoint presentation can be downloaded here. Join us for a presentation by IHS Markit about their recent analysis of Alaska’s competitiveness in oil and gas markets both domestically and internationally. It also addresses […]
Arctic Policy Study Group The Ocean Between Us: Governance and Cooperation in Arctic Waters Wednesday, August 26, 2020 8:00 am – 9:00 am Online This program has sold out. Video will be made available after the program. With ever increasing human activity and rising geopolitical tensions, the interests of arctic nations and states converge in […]
Food Security Study Group Large Retailer and Shipper Perspecitves on Food Security and the Pandemic Thursday, August 13th 8am-9am Online With five to seven days of food supply on store shelves, finely-tuned just in time inventory systems, shifting consumer demands, and long, vulnerable supply chains, maintaining food supplies in Alaska is a constantly evolving strategic […]