Davis Concert Hall, University of Alaska Fairbanks
8 a.m. —Registration is open
9 a.m. — Opening performance
9:30 a.m. — Opening remarks
Daniel M. White, chancellor, UAF
Anupma Prakash, provost, UAF
Evon Peter, vice chancellor for rural, community and Native education, UAF
Arleigh Reynolds, director of the Center for One Health Research, UAF
10 a.m. — One Health documentary movie (20 min)
10:20 a.m. —Coffee break (25 min)
10:45 a.m. — Special keynote speaker
Sheila Watt-Cloutier | environmental, cultural and human rights advocate
"The right to be cold"
Nobel Peace Prize nominee Sheila Watt-Cloutier is in the business of transforming
public opinion into public policy. Experienced in working with global decision-makers
for more than a decade, Watt-Cloutier offers a new model for 21st century leadership.
She speaks with passion and urgency on the issues of today — the environment, the
economy, foreign policy, global health and sustainability — not as separate concerns,
but as a deeply interconnected whole. At a time when people are seeking solutions,
direction and a sense of hope, this global leader provides a big picture of where
we are and where we’re headed.
12 p.m. — Lunch at Dine 49 in the Wood Center (1 hour, 15 min)
12:15 p.m. — Side meetings | Center for One Health Research working groups
- Air Quality
- Antimicrobial Resistance
- Chronic Disease and Cancer
- Contaminant Surveillance and Bio-Monitoring
1:15 p.m. — Plenary panel | Moderated by Arleigh Reynolds, director of the Center for One Health Research, UAF
Keynote: Susan Kutz, professor in veterinary medicine, University of Calgary
"Two-eyed Seeing: Bridging Indigenous and Scientific Knowledge Improves Wildlife Surveillance and Fosters Reconciliation"
3 p.m. — Coffee break (30min)
3:30 p.m. — Plenary panel | U. S. Department of State
The Arctic Council and One Health: Advancing Scientific Cooperation via a Diplomatic
The United States has co-led (with Canada and Finland) an Arctic Council project called
One Arctic, One Health since 2015. The project aims to develop a circumpolar network
to share information, conduct exercises and collaborate on investigations of One Health
phenomena. The Arctic Council is a diplomatic body but has spurred One Health scientific
Speakers on the panel will discuss how the council works, how it can advance Arctic One Health and how to continue collaborations after the council's project ends. Panelists represent a variety of countries and disciplines.
4:45 p.m. — End of presentations
4:45-6:30 p.m. — Poster session in the multilevel lounge in the Wood Center
5-6:30 p.m. — Side meeting | Indigenous circle dialogue
6:30 p.m. — Cultural event: Presentation of the movie feature "We Breathe Again"