2016 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference and Forum

Adaptation: Tides of Change

Event Type: Conferences and Workshops

When: 9 March 2016 to 12 March 2016

Where: Dillingham, Alaska

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The 2016 Western Alaska Interdisciplinary Science Conference will be in Dillingham March 9-12, focusing on the theme Adaptation: Tides of Change. The conference "highlights regional scientific efforts that provide a more interdisciplinary approach to scientific inquiry and resource management".

Submissions are welcome from all individuals and organizations collecting data in western Alaska. Abstracts can be submitted through January 31st via the conference website.

Session Topics:
(subject to change)

  • Oil and Gas/Mining: Brian Rasley
  • Fisheries: Gabriel Dunham
  • Sustainable Energy: Tom Marsik
  • Green Buildings: Jonathan Mears
  • Rural Health Care: Rebecca Coupchiak
  • Rural Science Education: Tara Borland
  • How Can Alaskan Colleges Serve Rural Students Better?: Pete Pinney
  • K-12 Session: Deanna Baier
  • Ecosystem Health/Climate Change: Todd Radenbaugh; Sue Flensburg
  • Citizen/Subsistence Science: Todd Radenbaugh
  • Rural Solid Waste: Todd Radenbaugh

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