Resource Development Council

Thursday Breakfast Schedule

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

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

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

May 21st: Title forthcoming, featuring Alice Rogoff

Previous Breakfast Meetings and Links to Presentations

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