Final Chance to Pre-Register: Alaska Forum on the Environment, 2010
Alaska Forum on the Environment, 2010
February 8-12, 2010 - Anchorage, Alaska
LAST CHANCE TO PREREGISTER....January 31st ends our discounted Registration Rate:
Our registration discount can $ave you valuable time and money over the door on-site rate. Registering Online helps us keep our registration counter lines fast and efficient. While we will offer on-site registration, please visit our Web site at www.akforum.org and Register online today!
This year we will offer over 80 technical breakout sessions and sensational Keynote Events. We will continue to offer a full week of sessions on climate change, energy, environmental regulations, cleanup and remediation, fish & wildlife, solid waste, and of course much more.
KEYNOTE ANNOUNCEMENT - KEITH ALLRED
Keith Allred was as a full-time professor at Harvard's Kennedy School of Government for seven years where he was also a faculty member of the Program on Negotiation at Harvard Law School. Before joining the faculty at Harvard, he was a professor in social and organizational psychology at Columbia University. A fifth-generation Idahoan, Keith and his family returned to his home state in 2003 where he pursues his applied interests in consulting and mediation. Keith continues to teach leadership and management topics, particularly in negotiation and conflict resolution, in executive programs at Harvard and Oxford.
In addition to publishing in the leading academic journals, Keith has significant experience in applying his scholarly knowledge to real world challenges. As a professional mediator, he has helped manage and resolve many disputes, including public lands, hydroelectric dam, mining, tribal, and land use disputes. As a consultant and trainer he has worked for Fortune 500 companies and federal and state agencies. He is the founder and former president of The Common Interest, a non-partisan, non-profit organization that works in the Idaho legislature to put common sense solutions ahead of special interest and partisan politics.
Keith earned a B.A. from Stanford and a Ph.D. in organizational behavior and social psychology from UCLA. He loves skiing, backpacking, fly-fishing, and snow machining. Having grown-up working summers on the family cattle ranch, Keith has competed successfully on cutting horses, going to the national championships twice. He is married to Christine Edwards Allred. They are the proud parents of Anna (4) and Dan (3).
Keith worked in a salmon canning plant in Valdez, Alaska one summer during college. He and his wife Christine spent two heavenly weeks in 1998 floating the Alagnak River in the Katmai region and backpacking in Denali.