Expanding Arctic Indigenous Collaborations

Organized by Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) 5. October 2017

Saturday, October 14, 16:00 - 17:30
Location: Skarðsheiði, Third Level


  • Lars Nelson, Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation Vice President of Lands: Connecting the American Arctic – Barrow, Alaska
  • Mike Sfraga, Wilson Center, Polar Initiative Director: The Future Arctic: Indigenous Communities as Essential Drivers of Economic and Social Success
  • Alice Rogoff, Arctic Now, Founder: Importance of Community-Based Development
  • “Constructive Collaborations Between Indigenous Peoples and the Researchers”
    • Nagruk Harcharek, UIC Science, General Manager
    • Harry K. Brower Jr., North Slope Borough Mayor
  • Catherine Coral Simons, Department of Transportation Committee on the Marine Transportation System, Senior Maritime Infrastructure Advisor: Infrastructure Policy & Finance: Arctic Spotlight
  • Halldór Jóhannsson, Arctic Portal Executive Director (Iceland): Arctic Cooperation and Business Development Driven by Knowledge and Effective Information Exchange
  • Joseph Ahmaogak, Olgoonik,Chairman of the Board of Directors: A View from a Traditional Whaling Village
  • Anders Oskal, International Centre for Reindeer Husbandry Executive Director: Unique Cross-Border Cooperation Between Arctic Reindeer Peoples