The United States Arctic’s extreme operating environment poses unique challenges to land and coastal-based infrastructure development. Please join the U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System and the Wilson Center Polar Institute for a conversation on these challenges and how they affect projections of future maritime traffic, existing development activities, and the emerging vision of the Alaska of tomorrow.
Welcome – Ambassador David Balton | Senior Fellow, Wilson Center Polar Institute
o Moderator: Ms. Helen Brohl, Executive Director | U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System
o Ms. Sarah Harrison | Arctic Marine Transportation Specialist, U.S. Committee on the Marine Transportation System
o Ms. Sherri Goodman | Senior Fellow, Wilson Center Polar Institute
o Mr. Jeff San Juan (Invited) | Senior Infrastructure Development Finance Officer, Alaska Industrial Development & Export Authority
o Mayor Richard Beneville | Mayor, Nome, Alaska