40th Annual Alaska Resources Conference

Wednesday, November 20th

7:00 am           Registration/Check-in/Exhibits Open
                         Eye-Opener Breakfast in Exhibit Area – Sponsored by Wells Fargo

8:00 am           Opening Remarks

Industry 2019 in Review and 2020 Outlook.      Video

Fisheries: Glenn Reed, President, Pacific Seafood Processors Association
Forestry: Jaeleen Kookesh, Vice President and General Counsel, Sealaska Corporation
Mining: Karen Matthias, Executive Director, Council of Alaska Producers
Oil and Gas: Kara Moriarty, President and CEO, Alaska Oil and Gas Association
Tourism: Ralph Samuels, Vice President, Government and Community Relations, Holland America – Princess Cruises

Alaska Economic Trends: A Look Back and Forward
Neal Fried, Senior Economist, Alaska Department of Labor    Video   Slides

10:00   Morning Break – Sponsored by ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.

10:30   Far From Tapped Out: North Slope Reemergence
Scott Jepsen, Senior Vice President, ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.   Video   Slides

Eight Million Ounces of Gold: What Did It Take To Get There?
Jeremy Brans, Vice President and General Manager, Kinross Fort Knox.  Video   Slides

11:30   Networking Break

Noon   Wednesday Keynote Luncheon: Sponsored by Northrim Bank
Transitions: The New North Slope

Richard Glenn, Executive Vice President, External Affairs, Arctic Slope Regional Corporation   Video

1:30 pm           An Energy Outlook Through 2040
David Khemakhem, Energy and Technology Advisor, Corporate Strategic Planning, Exxon Mobil Corporation
Darlene Gates, President, Exxon Mobil Alaska Production   Video   Slides

Investment at Risk Again? Another Oil and Gas Tax Initiative     Video   Slides
Kara Moriarty, President and CEO, Alaska Oil and Gas Association
Chantal Walsh, Chair, OneAlaska
Bill Popp, Co-Chair, OneAlaska

3:00     Afternoon Break – Sponsored by Alaska Oil and Gas Association

3:30     Cook Inlet Oil and Gas Development: The Long View
Benjamin Johnson, President and CEO, BlueCrest Energy   Video    Slides

Passing the Torch on the North Slope
Janet Weiss, President, BP Alaska, Inc.
David Wilkins, Senior Vice President, Hilcorp Alaska, LLC    Video   Slides

4:30     VIP Reception – Sponsored by ExxonMobil

6:00     Alaska Community Block Party – Hosted by Alaska Municipal League
Hotel Captain Cook

Thursday, November 21st

8:00 am           Exhibits Open
                        Eye-Opener Breakfast in Exhibit Area – RAVN Alaska

8:30     Recent Developments in Defining WOTUS under the Clean Water Act
Duncan Greene, Partner, Van Ness Feldman LLP      Video     Slides

The New Alaska LNG Export Project
Mead Treadwell, CEO, Qilak LNG      Video    Slides

U.S. Ocean Policy: Past, Present, and Future
Brent Greenfield, Advisor, National Ocean Policy Coalition.   Video   Slides

10:00   Morning Break – Sponsored by Stoel Rives LLP

10:30   The Alberta to Alaska Railway: Connection to the Global Marketplace
Sean McCoshen, Chairman and Founder, A2A Rail      Video     Slides

We Have the Rocks and Resources:  How Do We Make Alaska’s Oil and Mining Renaissance a Reality?
Peter Caltagirone, Sr. Legal & Policy Advisor, Department of Natural Resources       Video     Slides

11:30   Networking Break

Noon   Thursday Keynote Luncheon: Sponsored by Holland America Line – Princess Cruises
Pan-Arctic Business and The Way Forward
Anu Fredrikson, Director, Arctic Economic Council    Video    Slides

Will the snowshoe hare always change color?
Lance Miller, Vice President, Natural Resources, NANA Regional Corporation      Video     Slides

1:00     Networking Break

1:30 pm           Comparing the Ocean Economies & Development Potential of Alaska and Norway
Andreas Raspotnik, Senior Fellow & AlaskaNor Project Manager, Nord University and the Arctic Institute     Video     Slides

The Alaska Roadless Rulemaking Process
Chad VanOrmer, Director of Ecosystem Planning and Budget, Alaska Roadless Rulemaking Team, U.S. Forest Service   Video   Slides
Robert Venables, Executive Director, Southeast Conference     Video     Slides

2:45     Grand Raffle Drawing

Send-off Toast – Sponsored by Marathon Petroleum       Video