A workshop titled "Alaska and the New Maritime Arctic" will be held at the Anchorage Mariott Downtown Nov. 6-8. Topics include marine operations in and around the U.S. maritime Arctic, marine access, economic opportunities and links to Alaska's natural resources, marine infrastructure needs and how Russia's Northern Sea Route links to the region.

The University of Alaska Fairbanks School of Natural Resources and Agricultural Sciences and the Institute of the North organized the event, with the Norwegian Embassy and Alaska Department of Commerce, Community and Economic Development sponsoring.

ADDITIONAL CONTACTS: Marmian Grimes, 907-474-7902, mlgrimes@alaska.edu. Lawson Brigham at lwb48@aol.com.

NOTE TO EDITORS: Media who would like to attend part of the sessions or interview attendees during breaks should contact Brigham.


  • Starting Wednesday, November 6th, 2013, repeated every day until Friday, November 08, 2013 — all day


Anchorage Mariott Downtown