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2018 UIC Arctic Business Development Tour

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Barrow, AK, Barrow Arctic Research Center (BARC)

Barrow, AK 99723

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Ukpeaġvik Iñupiat Corporation (UIC) invites you to join us for four days of Arctic transportation and infrastructure development focused discussions and tours in the Northern most community of the United States - Barrow, Alaska. We want to come together to explore partnership opportunities, shipping and resource developments, communications and connections, business strategies and plans that will increase knowledge and the richness of the Arctic. We know that Arctic investment is a responsible thing to do for our future generations and we strongly agree that outside investment with inside support is the key for Arctic infrastructure development. Please join us!

Tour discussions to include: Challenges of sustainable business development in the Arctic; partnerships and investment opportunities; future of Arctic ports and shipping; Native-to-Native business and economic development opportunities; Arctic energy and infrastructure development.

Register now and participate in UIC Arctic Business Development Tour, February 27th-March 2nd, 2018. The event registration fee is $800.00. All payments must be received at the time of registration.

Air travel information: Please use Alaska Airlines to purchase your ticket, https://www.alaskaair.com/.

Accommodations: A block of rooms are reserved for tour participants under the group name: UIC Arctic Business Development Tour, at Top of the World Hotel at twh@tundratoursinc.com or by phone, toll free 1 (800) 478-8520 or 1 (907) 852-3900 to reserve your room. Click here for: Top of World Hotel Credit Card Authorization form. Please reference Group Reservation # 54864 when reserving your hotel room.

Another option would be Ukpik Nest 2 - a dorm style lodging facility. There are 20 rooms with two twin beds and 6 rooms with one twin bed. For more questions and to reserve your room please contact Stephanie Gaff, Stephanie.gaff@uicscience.com or 1 (907) 852-7392.

To confirm your participation or for more information about the 2018 UIC Arctic Business Development Tour please contact: UIC Arctic Business Relations Director, Kristina.Baiborodova@UICAlaska.com or by phone at 1 (907) 677-5227.

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Barrow, AK 99723

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