EERI and the organizing committee have planned a number of events to participate in outside of the conference. Join the community on tours or at banquets and experience the geography and culture of Alaska. We’ve also included a list of popular attractions for you to try on your own or organize independently with colleagues. Below is a rundown of organized events with links to greater explanations of each.

Evening at the Alaska Native Heritage Center (Thursday, July 24th)

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Join the EERI community for food and drink following conference activities Thursday evening. The event will feature live Native American music and dancing at the Native American Heritage Center.

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The Mountains and Glaciers of Turnagain Arm and Portage Valley (Monday, July 21st)

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(Registration closed, tour full) Enjoy a trip back in time exploring the impacts of the 1964 earthquake that are still visible along Turnagain Arm.  Before the conference gets going enjoy a trip traveling through Girdwood and Portage.

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Tsunami Warning Center (Friday, July 25th)

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(Registration closed, tour full) Following the final presentations a tour will head north to the Matanuska-Susitna Valley and discuss examples of local damage from the 1964 earthquake.  Explore earthquakes and tsunamis in Alaska and Beyond at the West Coast & Alaska Tsunami Warning Center.

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