6th Annual Arctic Encounter

Bell Harbor International Conference Center

Thu April 25th 2019 8:00 am – Fri April 26th 2019 10:00 pm (PDT)

The 6th annual Arctic Encounter (AES) is a two-day symposium taking place at the Bell Harbor International Conference Center on Pier 66 in downtown Seattle on Thursday, April 25, 2019 and Friday, April 26, 2019.

AES is the largest annual Arctic policy and business gathering in the United States convening national and international policy makers, tribal and indigenous leaders, diplomats, scientists, business leaders, reporters, researchers, and other stakeholders.

Advanced registration is required. Early bird rates expired on April 5, 2019 at 11:55 PM PST. Regular rates will expire once the event is at capacity. Space is limited.

Registration includes light breakfast on both days of the symposium, two seated keynote luncheons, all day coffee and beverage service, a wine and cheese opening reception on day one, a cocktail hour reception with passed appetizers and glacier ice cocktails on day two, and a closing seated three course dinner with keynote addresses, the Far North Fashion Show on the red carpet, and other entertainment. Registration grants access to all plenary sessions, keynotes, break out sessions, exhibitors, receptions, and meals.

The Arctic Encounter agenda for April 25-26, 2019 will be available through the AES website and will be updated as confirmations are made on a rolling basis.


We are thrilled to announce that the host partner and platinum sponsors of the 2017-2019 Arctic Encounter is Alaska Airlines. To review past and current speakers and sponsors, and to become a sponsor or review available sponsorship levels, please click here. 

All 2019 speakers and sponsors will be announced via the AES website and via email on a rolling basis. Stay tuned!


Press passes will be issued through the AES website. For more information please e-mail events@kallanderassociates.com.


AES is a 501c3 not for profit entity. Are you interested in supporting the mission of the Arctic Encounter? Click here to view the 2019 sponsorship opportunities and contact our team via the online form. Thank you for your consideration. 


To learn more or to contact Team AES, please visit arcticencounter.com or email events@kallanderassociates.com.


All ticket cancellations or refunds must be processed prior to Tuesday, April 9. To request a refund please email events@kallanderassociates.com with "REFUND REQUEST" in the subject line prior to April 9. Thank you.


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Bell Harbor International Conference Center

2211 Alaskan Way, Seattle, WA 98121, USA

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