Organizers

Fairbanks Local Organizing Committee

  • Nils Andreassen, Institute of the North
  • Donna Anger, UAF
  • Carla Browning, UAF
  • Michael Castellini, UAF
  • Hajo Eicken, UAF
  • Larry Hinzman, UAF, Conference Co-Chair
  • Diane Hirshberg, University of Alaska Anchorage
  • Mara Kimmel, Municipality of Anchorage
  • Mimi Lesniak, UAF
  • Marie-Sylvestre Olesen, UAF
  • Karen Perdue
  • Cassandra Pinkel, UAF
  • Helen Renfrew, Explore Fairbanks
  • Tohru Saito, UAF
  • Michael Sfraga, Woodrow Wilson Center, Conference Co-Chair
  • Jeff Stepp, Fairbanks North Star Borough

Anchorage Local Organizing Committee

  • Adam Baldwin, Anchorage Museum
  • Jon Bittner, Anchorage Economic Development
  • Kennis Brady, Arctic Winter Games
  • Ona Brause, Municipality of Anchorage
  • Gretchen Fauske, Division of Economic Development
  • Diane Hirshberg, UAA Instute for Social & Economic Research
  • Dan Johnson, Chariot Group
  • Ross Johnston, Fine Point Design
  • Bree Kessler, Northern Placemaking
  • Josh Kindred, Alaska Oil and Gas Association
  • Rebecca Pottebaum, Anchorage International Film Festival
  • Julie Saupe, Visit Anchorage
  • Kathleen Rehm, Arctic Winter Games
  • Ethan Tyler, Division of Economic Development
  • Michael Walsh, Anchorage Museum