Business Events

KDD 2019

Dena’ina and Egan Centers, Anchorage: The annual KDD conference is the premier interdisciplinary conference bringing together researchers and practitioners from data science, data mining, knowledge discovery, large-scale data analytics, and big data.

August 4-10
GSA Penrose Conference
Juneau: The meeting will balance invited talks, roundtable discussions, pop-ups, and poster presentations about climatic controls on continental erosion and sediment transport.
August 13-15
AML Summer Legislative Meeting

Soldotna: The Alaska Municipal League is a voluntary, nonprofit, nonpartisan, statewide organization of 162 cities, boroughs, and unified municipalities, representing 97 percent of Alaska’s residents.

August 18-20
NHA Alaska Regional Meeting
Baranof Downtown, Juneau: The National Hydropower Association (NHA) is a nonprofit association dedicated exclusively to promoting the growth of clean, renewable hydropower and marine energy.
August 21-23
APA Annual Meeting

Centennial Hall, Juneau: The Alaska Power Association’s 68th Annual Meeting and ARECA Insurance Exchange Annual Meeting, hosted by Alaska Electric Light & Power and Inside Passage Electric Cooperative, brings together APA’s statewide membership for three days of association business, general sessions, speakers, and networking.

September 23-27
Alaska Fire Conference

Ketchikan: The conference includes training, workshops, lectures, and a firefighter competition.

September 23-27
IAWP 2019 Conference
Dena’ina Center, Anchorage: The theme for the 2019 conference of the International Association of Women Police is “Mentoring the Next Generation.”
September 25-28
Museums Alaska Annual Conference
Kodiak: This year’s conference theme is “Critical Conversations: Diversity, Equity, Accessibility, and Inclusion,” as “the museum field is currently engaging in critical conversations regarding how our institutions can evolve to become more equitable, inclusive, diverse, and accessible.”
September 26-28
ASA Fall Conference
Fairbanks: The Alaska Council of School Administrators’ unifying purpose is to support educational leaders through professional forums, provide a voice that champions possibilities for all students, and purposeful advocacy for public education.
September 27
Alaska Business Top 49ers Luncheon
Anchorage Marriott Downtown: Come honor the top forty-nine Alaska companies ranked by revenue at our annual luncheon. 907-276-4373 |
September 30–October 4
AAHPA Annual Conference
Juneau: This is the annual conference of the Alaska Association of Harbormasters & Port Administrators.
October 7-10
ATIA Annual Convention & Trade Show
Centennial Hall, Juneau: The Alaska Travel Industry Association is the leading nonprofit trade organization for the state’s tourism industry. The theme for this year’s conference is “Legend of Alaska.”
October 11-12
All Alaska Pediatric Symposium
Hotel Captain Cook, Anchorage: The All Alaska Pediatric Partnership supports and links healthcare services between government, healthcare entities, social services, and payers for children and families.
October 17-19
Fairbanks: The Alaska Federation of Natives Convention is the largest representative annual gathering in the United States of any Native peoples. Delegates are elected on a population formula of one representative per twenty-five Native residents in the area, and delegate participation rates at the annual convention typically exceed 95 percent.
October 17-20
All-Alaska Medical Conference
The Lakefront Anchorage: A continuing medical education conference organized by the Alaska Academy of Physicians Assistants, providing up to twenty-five CMEs.
October 25-27
Alaska Cross Content Conference
Anchorage: The mission of the Alaska State Literacy Association is to empower educators, inspire students, and encourage leaders with the resources they need to make literacy accessible for all.
October 26-28
Alaska Principals’ Conference

Sheraton Anchorage: Keynote presenters at this year’s conference are Tom Murray and Lissa Pijanowski.

October 28-30
Alaska Chamber Fall Forum
Hotel Alyeska, Girdwood: Open to the public, the Alaska Chamber’s Annual Conference is the state’s premier business conference. The conference draws 200 to 225 attendees and features keynote speakers, panel discussions, and breakout sessions on issues of statewide concern to Alaska business.
October 31 – November 3
Sitka WhaleFest
Sitka: Presented by the Sitka Sound Science Center, WhaleFest is a science festival that celebrates marine life. The core of the festival is a unique science symposium blending local knowledge and scientific inquiry concerning the rich marine environment of our northern oceans.