PUBLISHED: 5:48 PM on Wednesday, March 30, 2005
UAS hosts 2005 Pacific Rim Forum

The University of Alaska Southeast once again hosts the Pacific Rim forum this week, Thursday, March 31 through Saturday, April 2. The Forum provides Juneau with an excellent opportunity to hear 19 invited speakers, including former Lt. Gov. Fran Ulmer, Author Dan O'Neil, writer David Rothenberg and BP Ecologist Bill Streever.

Here are a few of the speakers and topics:

Lt. Governor: Fran Ulmer ( ISER Director) - The Challenge of Sustainability form Local to Global

Author: Dan O'Neil - Firecracker Boys and The last Giant of Beringia

VP Sealaska: Rick Harris - Timber and the Pacific Rim

Writer, Philosopher: David Rothenberg - Environmnental Philosophy

Ecologist: Bill Streever - BP Alaska - North Slope - Nature, Oil and Ice

Architect/Professor - Cecil Steward, former President AIA, - A Recommended Design, Planning, and Community Adminstrative Practice.