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Safety in the Arctic

August 13th, 2015   1:30pm- 5:00pm   Anchorage, Alaska 

Date & Time: 

Thursday August 13, 2015 from 1:30 PM to 5:00 PM AKDT
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Hotel Captain Cook
939 W 5th Ave, AK 99501



Cari Edwards
Events Coordinator
North American Marine Environment Protection Association
203 255 4686




 Event Information

This event we will be focusing on how to prepare for, protect against, and prevent threats to the environment in this region. 


Developing Agenda:

Welcome: Clay Maitland, Founding Chairman NAMEPA
Opening Remarks: Senator Lisa Murkowski (R-AK) via video
Setting the Stage:  Activities in the Arctic- RADM Dan Abel, Commander D17, USCG



  • Mead Treadwell, Pt Capital
  • Industry gearing up for Arctic Activity- Kara Moriarty, AOGA
  • Exercises & Preparedness- C. Agneta Dahl, MEP, Director, NJ Resources, Inc.
  • Matt Hahne, Resolve Marine



  • VADM Brian Salerno, Director, Bureau of Environmental Safety and Enforcement
  • US Chairmanship of the Arctic Council- Drue Pearce, Crowell & Moring
  • Jim Butler,  Managing Director, Alaska Maritime Prevention & Response Network



  • Dr. Tara Riemer, Alaska SeaLife Center
  • Willie Goodwin, Chairman, Alaska Beluga Whale Committee
  • Lisa Matlock, Outreach Coordinator, Prince William Sound Regional Citizens’ Advisory Council
  • Charlotte Brower, Mayor North Slope Borough


Closing remarks: RADM Duncan Smith (USCGR- Ret.), Smith Advocacy Group


Click here for more information on our speakers! 


Coast Guard Foundation Reception:
To benefit the Coast Guard's Seventeenth District

Governor Sheffield's home
3125 Susitna View Court 
Anchorage, Alaska 

Please reply to Becky Ketterhagen by August 7th

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The Captain Cook
939 W. 5th Avenue
Anchorage AK, 99501 

Phone: 800.843.1950 Website: The Captain Cook