Resource Development Council

Thursday Breakfast Schedule

Breakfast meetings will resume in September.

Doors open at 6:30 a.m., presentation begins at 7:30 a.m. Cost per person $24 member, and $29 non-member, and is non-refundable. Unless otherwise noted, breakfasts are held at the Dena'ina Civic & Convention Center at the corner of G Street and 7th Avenue.  To guarantee your seat, you must register by the Tuesday prior to the meeting.

Thursday Morning Breakfast

Upcoming Breakfast Schedule

Breakfast meetings will resume in September.

Previous Breakfast Meetings and Links to Presentations

May 21st: Alaska Dispatch News: A Year in Transition and Vision for the Future, Alice Rogoff, Publisher, Alaska Dispatch News

May 7th: A New Transportation System in the U.S. Arctic - what should be built where?, Dr. Andrew Metzger, Associate Professor, College of Engineering, University of Alaska Anchorage

April 16th: Transmission: Delivering Value, Dan Kline, Director of Strategic Transmission Initiatives, Xcel energy and Co-Executive Director, CapX2020

April 9th: National Petroleum Council Arctic Study
Special breakfast cosponsored by the Alaska Support Industry Alliance and RDC

April 2nd: Why aren't there more metal mines in Alaska? Opportunities and Challenges, Karen Matthias, Managing Consultant, Council of Alaska Producers

March 19th: State Operating Budget: Critical Crossroads, Cheryl Frasca, Board Member, Commonwealth North, Eric Wohlforth, Past Board President, Commonwealth North

March 5th: Arctic Oil Spill Response, Barkley Lloyd, General Manager, Alaska Clean Seas

February 19th: LNG By Rail: Concepts & Logistics, Dale Wade, Vice President, Marketing and Customer Service, Alaska Railroad Corporation

February 5th: Wood Bison Release, Mike Miller, Executive Director, Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center

January 15th: 2015 Legislative Session Preview, Senate President Kevin Meyer and House Speaker Mike Chenault

December 18th: The Path Forward for the Port of Anchorage, Steve Ribuffo, Port Director, Port of Anchorage

December 4th: Nuclear Energy: Pursuing Low Cost Energy in Alaska, Marvin Yoder, Author, The Galena Nuclear Project

November 6th: Alaska and Natural Resources, Herbert Hunt, Advisor to Management,
Petro-Hunt, LLC, and Representative, PacRim Coal, LP

October 16th: Alaska Industry Workforce Development Plans: Meeting the Needs of Alaskans, Commissioner Dianne Blumer and Division Director Wanetta Ayers, Department of Labor and Workforce Development

October 2nd: Update on AIDEA Projects Across Alaska, Mike Catsi, Business Development Officer, AIDEA

September 4th: EPA vs. Pebble, Featuring Tom Collier, CEO, Pebble Limited Partnership

May 15: Cook Inlet and Southcentral Alaska Commercial Fishing Industry Update, Arni Thomson, Executive Director, Alaska Salmon Alliance

May 1: SB 21: Sense and Nonsense, Dr. Scott Goldsmith, Institute of Social and Economic Research, University of Alaska Anchorage

April 17: Port MacKenzie Enterprise Zone, Don Dyer, Economic Development Director, Mat-Su Borough

April 3: An update on Copper Markets and Developing the Ambler Mining District, Northwest Alaska, Rick Van Nieuwenhuyse, President & CEO, NovaCopper, Inc.

March 20: Alaska Clean Energy Update, Chris Rose, Executive Director, Renewable Energy Alaska Project

March 6: Save Our Kenai Kings: King Salmon Conservation Issues, Ricky Gease, Executive Director, Kenai River Sportfishing Association

February 20: Managing the Mega in 2014: Expansion, Expense, and Economic Fallout, Bill O'Leary, President & CEO, Alaska Railroad Corporation

February 6: Updates from Governor Parnell's Administration: More Alaska Production Act & Gasline Heads of Agreement, Bruce Tangeman, Deputy Commissioner, State of Alaska, Department of Revenue

January 16: The 2014 Legislative Session, House Speaker Mike Chenault and Senator Cathy Giessel, Chair, Senate Resources Committee

December 19: More Than A Pipe Dream: An Alaska Grid, Meera Kohler, President and CEO, Alaska Village Electric Cooperative

December 5th: The Panama Canal: Drawing Parallels to Alaska’s Size, Sustainability and Complexity, Alan Krause, CEO, MHW Global Inc.

November 7th: Minding its "Cs" and "Qs": How Alaska Airlines is responding to travel needs of Alaskans with Club 49 and Q400 aircraft, Joe Sprague, Vice President, Marketing, Alaska Airlines

October 17th:  Update on State and Federal Issues, Michael Geraghty, Attorney General, State of Alaska

October 3rd: Point Thomson Update, Karen Hagedorn, Alaska Production Manager, ExxonMobil

September 19th: A Future for the Knik Arm Bridge? Featuring Andrew Niemiec, Executive Director, Knik Arm Bridge Toll Authority, Representative Mark Neuman, and Mayor Larry DeVilbiss, Matanuska-Susitna Borough

September 5th: TAPS: Sustaining Alaska’s Economic Artery, featuring Admiral Tom Barrett, President, Alyeska Pipeline Service Company

2012 - 2013 Breakfast Presentations

2011 - 2012 Breakfast Presentations

2010 - 2011 Breakfast Presentations

2009 - 2010 Breakfast Presentations

2008 - 2009 Breakfast Presentations

2007 - 2008 Breakfast Presentations

2006 - 2007 Breakfast Presentations