Monday, October 13, 2014

Oct 16 symposium at UAA on opportunities and change in Alaska's emerging frontiers

Fran Ulmer
Fran Ulmer, former UAA Chancellor and Special Advisor to the U.S. State Department on Arctic Science and Policy, is the opening keynote for the upcoming Alaska Law Review symposium - "North to the Future: Opportunities and Change in Alaska's Emerging Frontiers."

Dr. William Iggiagruk Hensley, Visiting Distinguished Professor, UAA College of Business and Public Policy, will give the luncheon keynote. 

William Hensley
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Place: UAA/APU Consortium Library LIB 307
Cost:   FREE
Parking: Free in the large lot by the Alaska Airlines Center - across the street from the Library.

Rapidly evolving changes in Alaska and the Arctic present challenges to Alaska's leaders and institutions in addressing the legal issues associated with economic development, climate change, and social and cultural impacts. This symposium starts a conversation about these issues.

Panel topics include:
  • "Alaska Native Participation in the Territorial Governance of the North"
  • "Managing the Multinational Development of the Arctic North"
  • "Regulatory Oversight of Alaska's Arctic Shores"

This event is sponsored by the Alaska Law Review, the Arctic Law Section of the Alaska Bar Association, and the UAA Justice Center.  Prof. Ryan Fortson, J.D., Ph.D., Legal Studies faculty in the Justice Center, is the faculty advisor for this event.

The Alaska Law Review is published by Duke University School of Law for the Alaska Bar Association.

The Alaska Bar Association has approved this symposium for 4.5 hours of general CLE credit.

For information, contact Prof. Ryan Fortson,