A one-day conference in Anchorage on Jan. 25 will focus solely on the oil and gas industry.
Business people throughout Alaska are invited to attend the conference, Meet Alaska 2002, which has the theme "Alaska's Role in a National Energy Policy." The conference will be held at the Sheraton Anchorage Hotel.
This year's speakers include Gov. Tony Knowles; the Honorable Ralph Goodale, Canada's minister of Natural Resources; D. R. "Don" Duncan, vice president of government relations with Phillips Petroleum Company; and Steve Marshall, president, BP Exploration (Alaska) Inc.
The conference is hosted by the Alaska Support Industry Alliance, a statewide, nonprofit trade association representing nearly 420 businesses, organizations and individuals who provide products and services to oil and gas enterprises.
The conference runs from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. Member cost for registration is $195. Call (907) 563-2226 for details or visit the Web site at www.akalliance.org to register.