A Strategic National Imperative
August 22-23, 2022
Alaska’s mineral resources are key to both national security and the nation’s economy and clean energy transition goals. At this two-day summit, policy makers, agency representatives and industry leaders discussed Alaska’s potential to meet national needs and the necessary actions to fulfill that potential.
The summit addressed Alaska’s strengths, resources, capabilities and investment opportunities to meet the national imperative of mining to reach clean energy goals and economic security. The conference highlighted current initiatives and challenges, as well as productive paths forward.
We are grateful for support from the Wilson Center
and U.S. Arctic Research Commission
University of Alaska Fairbanks — Central to Science
The University of Alaska Fairbanks (UAF) is the principal research center for the statewide university system. At 120 miles (320 km) south of the Arctic Circle, the Troth Yeddha' campus in Fairbanks is well situated for northern research. UAF research in arctic biology, engineering, geophysics, supercomputing, and Alaska Native studies is renowned worldwide.
The Troth Yeddha' Campus is located on the ancestral lands of the Dena people of the lower Tanana River. We acknowledge the Alaska Native nations upon whose ancestral lands our campuses reside.
Joseph E. Usibelli Engineering Learning and Innovation Building
1764 Tanana Loop
Fairbanks, Alaska 99775