ISER Researchers and Director deliver presentations at ACTE
The Alaska Association for Career & Technical Education (ACTE) held their annual professional development conference, Growing Stronger Together 2019, this week in Anchorage. Several presenters came from the Institute of Social and Economic Research (ISER) this year to speak on a range of topics throughout the conference.
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Dr. Chad Briggs Talks Climate Change on KTVA
"For the military, they're really concerned about things like installations," said Chad Briggs, Director of Public Policy and Administration for the University of Alaska Anchorage's College of Business and Public Policy. "If you have installations that are built on permafrost and that's going to be melting. If you have wildfires that are going to be affecting energy lines. Whether they have to be protecting pipelines or power lines. It affects sort of how they're going to be planning for the future."
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Tom Case Leadership Fellows Annual Fall Reception
The Tom Case Leadership Fellows held their annual Fall Reception earlier this month to celebrate the official beginning of the new academic year. The event gives mentors and fellows the opportunity to meet in person, if they haven’t already, and get to know each other better.
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Dr. Chad Briggs Speaks on This is Tomorrow Panel at the University of Bath
Dr. Chad Briggs visited the United Kingdom last week to participate on a panel at this year’s Institute for Policy Research (IPR) symposium, This is Tomorrow, which aimed to address ongoing debates affecting our future.
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Dr. Chad Briggs Talks Drone Attacks on KTVA
Recent drone attacks on Saudi Arabian oil facilities have begged the question, could it happen here? Particularly, here in Alaska.
While Alyeska Pipeline Company says it doesn't do interviews on sensitive subjects, like security, a spokesperson did say that the company has a number of surveillance methods to protect the pipeline from both physical and cybersecurity threats.
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