The Alaska Chamber's 2016 Fall Forum was held on October 12-13 at the Challenger Learning Center of Alaska. In addition to a packed agenda with great learning opportunities, attendees enjoyed beautiful fall weather. As always, there was overwhelming support from our member companies! We couldn't do this without them. Presentations are below, and photos from the Fall Forum are available on our Facebook page.

2016 Fall Forum Presentations

Wednesday, October 12
8 a.m. Welcome
8:15 a.m. Industry Updates Panel
9:15 a.m. Former Governor's Panel
10:15 a.m. Educating Alaska's Children - Commissioner Johnson
10:45 a.m. Strategic Pathways: UA's Restructuring Plan - Dr. Jim Johnsen
Noon Keynote - Marianne Kah
1:30 p.m. Fix Alaska to Build Alaska - Govneror Bill Walker
2 p.m. Tourism & Industry Panel
  - Alaska Airlines: Alaska's Hometown Airlines - Scott Habberstad
  - Alaska's Cruise Industry - Carol Fraser
  - Cruise Ship Industry - Craig Dahl
2:45 p.m. Arctic Infrastructure & Transportation Panel
  - The Arctic... - Mead Treadwell
  - Recent Developments in Arctic Shipping - Paull Fuhs
  - Port Clarence: Arctic Deep Water Port of Refuge - Matt Ganley
3:30 p.m. Healthcare in Alaska – What’s the fix? Panel

Thursday, October 13

8 a.m. Welcome
8:15 a.m. Marijuana - It’s legal: Now what? - Jo McGuire
9:05 a.m. Economic Development Opportunities for Alaska - Commissioner Hladick
 9:30 a.m. Alaska LNG Outlook - Keith Meyer
10 a.m. What will it take to fix the state’s fiscal problem? - Cheryl Frasca
11 a.m. Financial First Aid for Alaska Businesses - Joe Beedle
Noon Keynote - Senator Lisa Murkowski
1:45 p.m. Workers’ Compensation - Legislative Proposal
2:05 p.m. Juneau Outlook for 2017
2:25 p.m. Current Advocacy Policy Forum
3 p.m. Policy Forum - Discussion and Voting
4 p.m. Fall Forum Concludes