41st Annual Alaska Resources (virtual) Conference

2020 Conference Program (pdf)

Wednesday, November 18th

8:30am   Webinar Opens    Video

8:45am   Opening Remarks and Welcome    Video
Jeanine St. John, President, Resource Development Council for Alaska, Inc.
Governor Michael J. Dunleavy

9:00     Industry 2020 in Review and 2021 Outlook      Video

Fisheries: Stephanie Madsen, Executive Director, At-Sea Processors Association
Forestry: John Sturgeon, President, Koncor Forest Products
Mining: Karen Matthias, Executive Director, Council of Alaska Producers
Oil and Gas: Kara Moriarty, President and CEO, Alaska Oil and Gas Association
Tourism: Scott Habberstad, Director of Sales and Community Marketing, Alaska Airlines

10:00    Alaska Economic Trends: 2021 Outlook     Video
Neal Fried, Senior Economist, Alaska Department of Labor  

10:30   Getting Alaskans Back to Work      Video
Joe Marushack, President, ConocoPhillips Alaska, Inc.

11:00   Today's Prudhoe Bay       Video
John Barnes, Asset Team Leader, Prudhoe Bay East, Hilcorp Alaska LLC
Jill Fisk, Asset Team Leader, Prudhoe Bay West, Hilcorp Alaska LLC

11:30  Alaska Resource Education - Resource Jeopardy    Video

Noon    Keynote Lunch Program: Doing Our Part: Alaska is Open for Business    Video
Shauna Hegna, President, Koniag, Inc.
Thomas Mack, President and CEO, Aleut Corporation 

1:30 pm     COVID – Current Status and Outlook      Video
Dr. Paul Hodgins, Chief Medical Officer, ConocoPhillips 

2:00     The Kinross approach to ESG      Video
Dominic Channer, Vice-President, Community Relations, Kinross Gold 

2:30    Interesting Times: Resource Development in Alaska Post - 2020    Video
U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski, Chair, Senate Energy Committee

3:00    A Near Term Energy Perspective      Video
Darlene Gates, President, ExxonMobil Alaska

3:30    Kensington: An Alaskan Operating Gold Mine Looks to the Future     Video
Mark Kiessling, General Manager, Coeur Alaska - Kensington Mine

4:00    Closing Comments     Video
Jeanine St. John, President, Resource Development Council for Alaska, Inc.