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

2013 Week of the Arctic

The Week of the Arctic is just a week away - I hope you'll join us for as many activities as you can. If you've already registered or plan to attend one of the sessions - thank you! - I hope you'll consider signing up for additional events and/or spreading the word among your colleagues that this is happening.


Note that this is the final agenda and that all locations are now confirmed. The schedule of activities is listed below, with links for each registration:

2013 Week of the Arctic

Hosted by Institute of the North in collaboration with UAF - Alaska's Arctic University

August 12 through 18, Anchorage, Alaska

Monday, August 12th

Tuesday, August 3th

Wednesday, August 14th

Thursday, August 15th

Friday, August 16th

Saturday, August 17th

Sunday, August 18th

Thank you to our 2013 Week of the Arctic Sponsors 

Title Sponsor

  • University of Alaska Fairbanks

Pioneer Sponsors

  • Shell Alaska
  • ExxonMobil

Statesman Sponsors

  • CH2M Hill
  • North Slope Borough
  • Port of Nome

Navigator Sponsors

  • Bering Straits Native Corporation
  • Crowley
  • North Slope Science Initiative
  • Prince William Sound Science Center
  • Ukpeagvik Inupiat Corporation

Activity Advocates

  • Aleut Corporation
  • ASRC Energy Services
  • Fugro GeoServices
  • Kawerak
  • REAP
  • U.S. Arctic Research Commission
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts' U.S. Arctic Program
  • USKH

Register below for the 2013 Week of the Arctic activity or activities of your choice, or for the full Week if you are planning on being with us for everything.



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