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Originally Posted by ermackey
2010 UAF Chukchi Air Expo
Monday, September 13, 2010
THIS EVENT IS FREE TO EVERYONE!
Host: UAF Chukchi, PO Box 297, Kotzebue, AK 99752 Ph: 800-478-3402, Fax 907-442-2322. Event Coordinators: Robert Mackey and Jane Winzer
Location: Alaska Technical Center, Kotzebue, AK 99752 800-478-2733.
Purpose: To expose the people of the region to opportunities in the air travel government, nonprofit, and for profit sectors. This is not limited to piloting, but all air travel careers including management, sales, customer support, logistics, baggage handling, security, and any other tertiary support role of air travel.
Deadlines: Attendees and Exhibitors need to return forms via fax or email by September 8, 2010.
Registration: Complete the 2010 Chukchi Air Expo Form and Fax back to us at 907-442-2322 or email the forms back to firstname.lastname@example.org
Exhibitors: Free of charge, all exhibitors will have a table and two chairs provided as a booth. Other accommodations need to be requested by emailing email@example.com.
High School Attendees: Two Students from each high school in the NWABSD will have their travel paid for by the UAF Title III Grant. Other students that wish to attend must pay for their own travel and lodging. It is up to the NWABSD to evaluate students and choose the two most worthy of attending with travel paid in each village. NWABSD will be reimbursed for the student travel, up to 2 students per village – 20 total arrival and return tickets. Other students are welcome to attend at their own expense and with permission from their parents, and in compliance with NWABSD attendance policy for their regular education.
Other Attendees: Must bear costs of travel and lodging due to lack of funds.
Funding: This event is funded by the United States Department of Education Title III Grant
Meals: Lunch and Dinner are free for attendees and exhibitors on September 13 as long as we received your registration form by September 8, 2010.
Snacks: Coffee will be served throughout the day for free.
Travel: The following airlines serve Kotzebue and can accommodate reservations for the trip. We suggest that you book your trip to arrive on September 12 and depart on September 14.
1. Alaska Airlines: http://www.alaskaair.com/
2. Bearing Air: http://www.beringair.com/
3. Era Air: (Formerly, Frontier Air of Alaska) http://www.flyera.com/
Kotzebue Hotels: As of today, the following hotels have vacancies for Sept 12 and 13. We HIGHLY encourage you to make reservations as soon as possible to prevent losing availability during this time – the peak of our Caribou Hunter travel season.
308 Shore Avenue
Kotzebue, AK 99752
As of Sept 1: $219 + 12% tax, 30
Government Rate = $189
Bayside Inn & Restaurant and food delivery
303 Shore Avenue
As of Sept 1: $196 + 12% tax
No Government Rate
As of Sept 1: $135 + 12% tax
Government Rate = $135
As of Sept 1: $195 + 12% Sales tax
Transportation in Kotzebue: Upon Arrival and Depart: Call Kobuk Cab Company at 907-442-3651. The Cab costs $6 per person to anywhere in Kotzebue per trip. You can also try to call Robert Mackey at 907-442-3400 x115. I will be giving rides all day, when available upon arrival.
Event Tentative* Schedule
8am – Alaska Technical Center (ATC) Opens for Set-up
*This schedule is subject to SIGNIFICANT change depending on reservations since many attendees are still scheduling and budgeting travel.
9am – Event opens for attendees.
9:30am – Presentations Begin
· 9:00am - Noon
o Reserved for Alaska Piloting School Presentations, TBA
o Lunch (Free for Pre-Registered Attendees)
· 1:00pm – 2pm
o UA System Presentations from UAA, UAF, and Chukchi
· 2:00pm – 4pm
o US Military and Alaska National Guard Flight Opportunities Presentations
· 4:00pm – 6pm
o Commercial Airline Presentations
· 6:00pm - 7:00pm
o Dinner (Free for Pre-Registered Attendees)
· 7pm – 8pm
o Airline Security Opportunities
8pm – 9pm – Event closes and clean-up