Alaska Business Forum: Digging into Alaska's Mining Industry

Alaska Business Forum: Digging into Alaska's Mining Industry

  • Date(s): Thu, Sep 10, 2020
  • Time(s): 08:45 AM - 10:30 AM
  • Location: Virtually Via Zoom
  • Members: $15
  • Non-Members: $25
  • Additional Information: Online registration is now closed. Please email Hannah to register/access the Zoom link.
  • Questions: Contact Hannah Holman at 206-389-7216


Dig into our first ABF of the 2020-2021 season! We’ll be learning about a growing force for the state’s economy: the mining industry. Join us to hear the latest on exploration, production, partnerships, and COVID-19 impacts on this sector.

Did you know?
• In 2018, the mining industry brought in roughly $1.26 billion in direct economic benefits.
• Mining accounts for 9,400 jobs and $740 million in payroll in Alaska
• Major communities like Fairbanks, Juneau, and Nome were founded on mining activity

Speakers:
  • Jason Brune
    Jason Brune
    Commissioner
    Department of Environmental Conservation
    State of Alaska
  • Greta Schuerch
    Greta Schuerch
    Senior Government Relations Coordinator
    Red Dog Operations
  • Deantha Crockett
    Deantha Skibinski
    Executive Director
    Alaska Miners Association

Visit the Alaska Business Forum Program page to see all of our other Alaska Business Forum events. 

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