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  • Monday, August 20, 2018
  • Accelerate: Alaska Looks to Build Alaska Economy Through Local Knowledge

Accelerate: Alaska is a two-day interactive conference being held at the Anchorage Loussac Library on Aug. 29-30, 2018. It will explore opportunities to bring the Alaska economic future forward through the 10 main economic drivers in the state. The conference is supported by many organizational partners, including ACEP.

Ten topics to be showcased over the two days include:
Day 1: Blue Economy, Government, Innovation, Resource Development, Food Systems
Day 2: Education, Entrepreneurship, Transportation, Tourism, Energy

Gubernatorial candidates will be given the hot seat to explain how the government can help shift the economy forward through questions submitted by track leads. Accelerate: Alaska will create invaluable connections between participants, facilitators and experts.

Students, staff and faculty receive a discounted rate of $15 using the coupon code: EDU. Registration is open for the event, and tickets can be purchased here.