Alaska 2058: The Next 50 Years
Videoconferenced live to the UAS Egan Lecture Hall, Room 112
Saturday, October 18th is a great opportunity to put us on the map with Anchorage and Fairbanks prospective students for UAS. A three day Alaska Historical Society conference “celebrating 50 years of ordinary Alaskans accomplishing the extraordinary,” wraps up with a statewide civic conversation:
Alaska 2058: The Next 50 Years, 2-5 p.m., Rasmuson Hall, Room 117, University of Alaska Anchorage. It will be videoconferenced live to the UAS Egan Lecture Hall, Room 112.
Chancellor Pugh encourages you to attend or join the discussion via video conference from UAS. Panelists (they are in Anchorage) will explore issues concerning ethnic identity and diversity , art and culture, natural resource use and development, communication and technology, education and global climate change.
The panel of experts in various subjects will engage in a conversation about the future of our state. The UAS audience will be able to ask questions and discuss their own visions for the next 50 years. Panelists include Anchorage School District Superintendent Carol Comeau, APRN reporter Steve Heimel, UAF Interim Chancellor Brian Rogers, Dr. Sven Haakanson Jr. and more.