Accelerate: Alaska is a two day interactive conference at the Anchorage Loussac Library on August 29th & 30th, 2018. 10 topic tracks will be explored as opportunities to bring the future forward. Each track will be headed by industry heads and topics experts. Each track will have curated talks, discussions, and workshops.
Explore opportunities in tourism, transportation, resource development, ocean tech, food systems, and entrepreneurship.
Learn about the systems within government and education that can create a community and workforce ready for the future.
Engage the drivers in innovation that will create a new economy for Alaska.
Bill Popp, President & CEO, Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
Mike Catsi, Director, Alaska Industrial Development & Export Authority
Gwen Holdmann, Director, Alaska Center for Energy and Power
Dr. Deena Bishop, Superintendent, Anchorage School District
Mead Treadwell (Former Lt. Governor)
Dr. Jim Johnsen (University of Alaska)
Kara Moriarty (AOGA)
Mike Heatwole (Pebble)
Tim Fulton (Ramper Innovations)
Mark Begich (Northern Compass)
Morgan Howard (SeaAlaska)
Mouchine Guettabi (ISER)
Anand Vadapalli (ACS)
49th State Angel Fund
Alaska Center Energy & Power
Alaska Food Policy Council
Alaska Industrial Development And Export Authority
Alaska Ocean Cluster
Alaska Pacific University
Anchorage Daily News
Anchorage Economic Development Corporation
Anchorage School District
KTUU Channel 2
Small Business Development Center
Toast of the Town
University of Alaska's Center for Economic Development
University of Alaska's Business Enterprise Institute