Third Annual Arctic Encounter Seattle
University of Washington

The third annual Arctic Encounter Symposium (AES) in Seattle, Washington will convene policymakers, industry leaders, and leading experts to confront the leading issues in Arctic policy, innovation, and development.

As the largest annual Arctic policy event in the United States, the AES mission is to raise awareness, engage challenges, and develop solutions for the future of a region and a people. 

The two-day program includes two keynote luncheons, expert plenary sessions, break out sessions, a networking cocktail reception and seated dinner. A closing reception will take place at the conclusion of the program.

Keynote and plenary session speakers include: U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell-Washington, U.S. Senator Lisa Murkowski-Alaska, and many more.