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.
Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014
Time: 8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Place: UAA/APU Consortium Library LIB 307
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”
Barrett Ristroph, The Wilderness Society
Mara Kimmel, UAA Institute of Social and Economic Research
Betsy Baker, University of Washington School of Law
Mike Levine, Oceana
Barry Zellen, Visiting Fellow, Institute of the North
The Alaska Law Review is published by Duke University School of Law for the Alaska Bar Association.
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 Bar Association has approved this symposium for 4.5 hours of general CLE credit.