April 5 ~ 9:30am – 5:30 pm, evening social 6:00pm – 7:30pm
April 6 ~ 9am – 4pm
Sterling Community Center, 38377 Swanson River Road, Sterling, AK
All sessions are FREE and open to the public.
Registration required for planning purposes.
Registration deadline: April 1
Keynote Speaker ~ Dr. Ian Dutton
Ian founded Nautilus Impact Investing (www.nautilusii.com) in 2015 to improve returns from social investments. Nautilus is currently partnering with private investors, philanthropists, government and international development organizations on economic development, fisheries research and management, climate adaptation, agriculture, biodiversity and indigenous community conservation and development projects.
Ian previously served in executive leadership roles with Rasmuson Foundation, the Alaska SeaLife Center, The Nature Conservancy and the University of Rhode Island. He has designed and led high impact natural resources management and social development programs throughout the United States, Australia and Asia-Pacific countries.
Ian holds a Ph.D. in geographical sciences from the University of Queensland. He is an Adjunct Professor in the School of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences at the University of Alaska Fairbanks, chairs the Japan Program Advisory Committee at the University of Alaska Anchorage and is former chair of the North Pacific Research Board.