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International Business Conference & Trade Show Sheraton Anchorage Hotel


International Business Conference & Trade Show
Sheraton Anchorage Hotel
"New Arctic Realities: The Path Forward"
Alaska's Premier Arctic Business Event Focused on Trade, Commerce, and Investment in the Region. 
"Arctic Innovation & Technologies" Panel Speakers Announced:

In this panel, speakers will focus on new technological capabilities that are being developed or put into use in the Arctic. The panel moderator, Norwegian Energy Partners, are running a new national joint industry project: "Arctic and Cold Climate Solutions". This is a project to strengthen Norwegian Arctic offshore maritime and petroleum related technology and competence. Both offshore technology and onshore coastal facilities as LNG plants and terminals in Arctic waters are included, as well as related infrastructure and maritime offshore activities. Norwegian industry wishes to deliver their world class technology/solutions for Arctic and Cold Climate capital development projects, in the following markets: Norway, Greenland, USA (Alaska), Canada, Russia and Kazakhstan (The Caspian sea). Currently operating in Alaska, HillcorpASRC, and the Wood Group will discuss locally existing technologies and future technological needs.


Thor Christian Andvik

Project Director,
Norwegian Energy Partners

Mike Dunn 

Project Manager,
Liberty Development Project,
Hilcorp Alaska, LLC

John L. Hurter

US Country Manager,
Norwegian Energy Partners

Teresa Imm

Executive Vice President of Regional Resource Development,
Arctic Slope Regional Corporation (ASRC)

Nigel Melling

Engineering Manager,
Wood Group

other conference panels include:

Commercial Development of the Arctic - International Perspectives:representatives of foreign governments and US government officials with Arctic portfolios will be featured in this panel.

Arctic Information Infrastructure: companies and agencies involved with the formulation and review of baseline data required for project feasibility, sanctioning, and permit approval.

Arctic Design and Construction: engineering and construction companies that are involved in Arctic projects will present in this panel.

Arctic Transportation: companies involved in transportation and logistics in the Arctic will participate at this panel.

Arctic Telecommunications: representatives of telecom sector participants will outline current and future opportunities to bring modern communication capabilities to the Arctic.

Arctic Ports: directors and managers of several Arctic ports will talk about the role of deep and shallow water ports in support of economic development in the region.

Arctic Investment and Finance: managers of private equity funds, banks, insurance companies, and sovereign wealth funds will discuss the dynamics and growth of putting money to work in the region.

Arctic Tourism: representatives of cruise lines, airlines, tour operators, and tourism promotion agencies will discuss their current business and future plans for further opening of the Arctic for international tourism.

Arctic Resources (Mining & Energy): Arctic is a storehouse of natural resources - representatives of major oil and mining companies will talk about the unique challenges and opportunities associated with exploration and production in the Arctic.

Emerging Arctic Industries: potential new business activities that can be successfully conducted in the Arctic will be featured in this panel.


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