Most of the Arctic, like most of the world, is commonly owned. With ownership comes the obligation to manage our resources for the benefit of the total. To do that, we must understand the reality, the richness, and the responsibility of the North.

– Governor Walter J. Hickel, Founder

You’re invited to the Institute’s Week of the Arctic

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Pete Slaiby invites you to participate in the Institute's Week of the Arctic and the Robert O. Anderson Sustainable Arctic Award dinner. Shell is a key sponsor during the Week.

Pete Slaiby on the Week of the Arctic

The 2012 Week of the Arctic will take place August 13-18 in Anchorage, Alaska. Week of the Arctic events will include:

            Monday, August 13: Federal Research Priorities and Processes
            Tuesday, August 14: Arctic Council Strategic Planning and Luncheon
            Wednesday, August 15: Northern Energy Science and Technology Fair                                              
            Thursday, August 16: A Perspective from Outside Alaska: National Ocean Policy
            Thursday, August 16: Bering Strait Port Authority Workshop
            Saturday, August 18: Governor Walter J. Hickel Day of the Arctic

The Week of the Arctic’s signature event is the annual Robert O. Anderson Sustainable Arctic Award Dinner on Friday, August 17th. This year we’ll be recognizing Red Dog Mine for their sustainable development in the North.

And on Saturday, August 18th, we hope you’ll join us for the 2nd Annual Never Sets Film Festival – featuring Alaska films produced by Alaska’s filmmakers for Alaskans.

Register here for all Week of the Arctic events (excluding the film festival) for only $275 or use the links above to read more about each individual event.