Sheraton Anchorage Hotel:
Presenters from major companies and
organizations from across the Arctic
and around the world focus on the challenges
and opportunities they are facing as well as their
vision for sustainable development of the region.
In 2018, the theme of the conference is “Tradition.
Technology. Transformation.” wtca.org
11-15 Alaska Association of REALTORS Convention Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The annual convention includes keynote
and guest speakers and opportunities for ECE
12-15 Museums Alaska Annual Conference Nome: This year’s conference theme is “Relationships,” addressing questions
such as “As museums adapt to shifting climates,
audiences, and economics, how can we build
and maintain resilient relationships for both
immediate and long-term success? How do
we stress resourcefulness, collaboration, and
engagement in our museum relationships?”
20-21 Alaska State HR Conference Anchorage Hilton: The 2018 Conference theme is “From the Class Room to the Board Room.” alaska.
21-23 AASG Fall Conference Skagway High School: The purpose of the Alaska Association of Student Government is to provide leadership
training, communication, and student voices
surrounding issues at the local, state, and national
24-28 Alaska Fire Conference Kenai: Includes training, workshops, lectures, and a firefighter competition. alaskafireconference.com
26-29 Alaska Superintendents Association Fall Conference Anchorage: The Alaska Council of School Administrators’ unifying
purpose is to support educational leaders
through professional forums, provide a voice
that champions possibilities for all students,
and purposeful advocacy for public education.
28 Alaska Business Top 49ers Luncheon Anchorage Marriott Downtown: Come honor the top forty-nine Alaskan-owned companies ranked by revenue at this annual
luncheon. 907-276-4373 | akbizmag.com
8-11 ATIA Annual Convention & Trade Show Fairbanks: The Alaska Travel Industry Association is the leading nonprofit
trade organization for the state’s tourism industry.
The theme for this year’s conference is “The Great
8-12 AAHPA Annual Conference Seward: This is the annual conference of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators.
11-14 All-Alaska Medical Conference Alaska Native Heritage Center, Anchorage: A continuing medical education conference organized by the
Alaska Academy of Physician Assistants, providing
up to twenty-five CMEs. akapa.org
17-19 Alaska Forest Association Annual Convention Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The Alaska Forest Association can
be characterized as a high profile industry trade
association. Its members hold in common general
business interests in Alaska’s timber industry. This
year is the 61st annual convention. akforest.org
18-20 Alaska Federation of Natives Annual Convention Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: The Alaska Federation of Natives
Convention is the largest representative annual
gathering in the United States of any Native
peoples. Delegates are elected on a population
formula of one representative per twenty-five
Native residents in the area, and delegate
participation rates at the annual convention
typically exceed 95 percent. nativefederation.org
23-25 Alaska Chamber Fall Forum Westmark Fairbanks: Open to the public, the Alaska Chamber’s Annual Conference is the state’s premier
business conference. The conference draws 200
to 225 attendees and features keynote speakers,
panel discussions, and breakout sessions on
issues of statewide concern to Alaska business.
23-25 Alaska Recreation & Park Association Conference Fairbanks: The focus of the conference is threefold: opportunities for
continuing education and the exchange of best
practices, the chance to network with other peers,
and to recognize accomplishments through the
ARPA Awards Ceremony. alaskarpa.org
1-4 Sitka WhaleFest Sitka: Presented by the Sitka Sound Science Center, WhaleFest is a science festival that celebrates marine life. The
core of the festival is a unique science symposium
blending local knowledge and scientific inquiry
concerning the rich marine environment of our
northern oceans. sitkawhalefest.org
Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: The fall
convention includes technical sessions,
short courses, a trade show, and networking
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