Innovation Shorts

The Juneau Economic Development Council is seeking 30 presenters to showcase their original ideas through a 10-minute "Innovation Short" presentation at the 2019 Innovation Summit on either February 20th or 21st, 2019. The "Innovation Shorts" offer conference attendees a glimpse into a host of topics that all surround the larger conference theme of "Designing Alaska's Future". Each short runs ten minutes, allowing each attendee an experience just long enough time to whet their intellectual curiosity. Presenters gain experience speaking publicly on their chosen topic and area of expertise, while growing their network and creating buzz. Each Short session, which includes three different speakers, each speaking on theme, will be followed by a brief panel discussion.

We invite you to submit an application for a presentation that touches The Future. Each category will be The Future of ..... etc. Please submit presentations for the following topics:

The Future of: 

  1. Society 
  2. Learning 
  3. Government 
  4. Tourism and Recreation 
  5. the Ocean Economy 
  6. Entrepreneurship 

The deadline for a completed application is January 18, 2019. Applicants are encouraged to apply early.  Please send applications to  

 Click here to download an application to present an Innovation Short

2018 Innovation Shorts