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Check out the latest 8th Annual JEDC Innovation Summit interview!

Dana joins Shelly Delaney and KTOO’s Juneau Afternoon to talk all things Innovation Summit. Listen now to learn more about what to expect from this year’s event, including Innovation Shorts, our 3rd annual Pitch Contest, and catch a sneak peek at our keynote speakers, Ásta Kristín Sigurjónsdóttir and Joel Cutcher-Gershenfeld, and how their experience and ideas advance this year’s theme: Designing Alaska’s Future!

Here are FIVE reasons you should come to the Innovation Summit:

  1. We have an impressive roster of speakers.  This year we're bringing up Frans Johansson from The Medici Group to talk about how you can ensure success and drive innovation in your organization by fostering a diverse set of skills, background, and experience within your teams. We also Dr. Rosita Worl from Sealaska Heritage Institute, Heather Handyside from GCI, Bradley Moran from University of Alaska Fairbanks College of Fisheries and Ocean Sciences and more!  

Nominees wanted for Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame

The Alaska State Committee for Research is soliciting nominations for the Alaska Innovators Hall of Fame. The hall recognizes individuals “who put Alaska on the map as leaders in innovation and who contribute to Alaska’s growing culture of innovation,” states the Juneau Economic Development Council, which joined the committee in soliciting nominations Monday.