May 17, 2019 from 11:00 AM–12:30 PM

Infrastructure in the Arctic: Building for Tomorrow

Hosted by Committee on the Marine Transportation System

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

Opening Remarks

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

Panel Discussion

Audience Q&A

RSVP Link: https://www.wilsoncenter.org/event/infrastructure-the-arctic-building-for-tomorrow