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U S Role in the Arctic and What Alaskans Need to Know with Dalee Sambo Dorough, Randy Church Kee, Darren Prokop

History, Thought and Community

United States' Role in the Arctic and What Alaskans Need to Know about Plans and Future Developments is the topic for this event.Notable guest speakers Dalee Sambo Dorough (4:51-37:07), Randy “Church” Kee (37:59-1:08:27), and Darren Prokop (1:09:12-1:24:43) come together to share their views about Alaska and the changing Arctic, with Q & A (1:25:11-1:48:36. (Note, the presentations from Randy Church Kee and Darren Prokop are also posted in iTunes.) Dalee Sambo Dorough is Associate Professor of Political Science at UAA and specializes in international law, international human rights law, Indigenous human rights standards, and the status and human rights of Alaska Natives. She holds a PhD from the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Law and a Master of Arts in Law & Diplomacy from the Fletcher School at Tufts University. Her writings include International Law Association’s Expert Commentary of the Committee on Rights of Indigenous Peoples: http://www.ila-hq.org/en/committees/index.cfm/cid/1024] and United Nation’s Permanent Forum in Indigenous Issues’ Statement on the Dakota Access Pipeline. The present focus of her research relates to Arctic Indigenous peoples and their views on shipping, food security, cultural rights, and other Arctic specific issues.Randy “Church” Kee, Major General USAF (Ret.) had an impressive 30-year career in the U.S. Air Force. He is a career pilot and possesses three graduate degrees. In 2016, he became the Executive Director of the Arctic Domain Awareness Center--a U.S. Department of Homeland Security, Center of Excellence, hosted by the University of Alaska. At the Center, he leads an interdisciplinary team of 40 university and industry researchers to develop and transition technologies, innovate products and educational programs in order to improve crisis response capabilities related to emerging maritime challenges posed by the dynamic Arctic environmentDarren Prokop Professor of Logistics at UAA. He has published research in leading academic journals with topics ranging from: cabotage regulations; air cargo logistics; and supply chain security modelling. Prior to his academic career, he worked in government as an economist and in the private sector in inventory planning. He is author of numerous books including Global Supply Chain Security and Management: Appraising Programs, Preventing Crimes (2017), Concepts of Transportation Economics (2016), and The Business of Transportation (2014). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Manitoba.

1hr 48mins

19 Feb 2018

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Presentation from Darren Prokop, U.S. Role in the Arctic and What Alaskans Need to Know about Plans and Future Developments

History, Thought and Community

This is Darren Prokop's presentation for the event United States' Role in the Arctic and What Alaskans Need to Know about Plans and Future Developments with guest speakers Dalee Sambo Dorough, Randy “Church” Kee, and Darren Prokop. It accompanies the audio podcast,that is also posted in iTunes, at(1:09:12-1:24:43).Darren Prokop Professor of Logistics at UAA. He has published research in leading academic journals with topics ranging from: cabotage regulations; air cargo logistics; and supply chain security modelling. Prior to his academic career, he worked in government as an economist and in the private sector in inventory planning. He is author of numerous books including Global Supply Chain Security and Management: Appraising Programs, Preventing Crimes (2017), Concepts of Transportation Economics (2016), and The Business of Transportation (2014). He holds a PhD in Economics from the University of Manitoba.

19 Feb 2018

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Darren Prokop presents his Book, Global Supply Chain Security and Management:

History, Thought and Community

In Global Supply Chain Security and Management, Professor Darren Prokop examines the relationship between securing a global supply chain, worldwide trade and the role of government as both a partner and policing organization. Historically, the primary goal of supply chain security was guarding against theft and damage. Today, supply chain managers and governments are discovering new roles for various technologies such as tracking devices and Big Data analytics.Global Supply Chain Security and Management: Appraising Programs, Preventing Crimes is published by Butterworth-Heinemann, 2017. Darren Prokop, Ph.D. is a professor of logistics in the College of Business & Public Policy at UAA and is the director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management Program. He received his Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Manitoba in 1999.

1hr 40mins

13 Sep 2017

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Darren Prokop presents his book, Concepts of Transportation Economics

History, Thought and Community

Modern society is completely dependent on transportation to sustain its way of life, yet the economics of transportation is a mystery to most people. At this event, Prof. Darren Prokop demonstrates how, through applied economics, the operations of transportation are completely logical and obvious once the concepts that underlie business decisions and consumer reactions are explained. ( Note, the presentation accompanying the talk is also posted in iTunes.)Darren Prokop is a Professor of Logistics in the College of Business and Public Policy at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Manitoba in 1999. His book, The Business of Transportation, V. 1 and V. 2 was published in 2014 by Praeger.

1hr 34mins

21 Sep 2016

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Presentation for Darren Prokop presents his book, Concepts of Transportation Economics

History, Thought and Community

Modern society is completely dependent on transportation to sustain its way of life, yet the economics of transportation is a mystery to most people. At this event, Prof. Darren Prokop demonstrates how, through applied economics, the operations of transportation are completely logical and obvious once the concepts that underlie business decisions and consumer reactions are explained.(Note, the audio podcast accompanying the presentation is also posted in iTunes.)Darren Prokop is a Professor of Logistics in the College of Business and Public Policy at the University of Alaska Anchorage. He received his PhD in economics from the University of Manitoba in 1999. His book, The Business of Transportation, V. 1 and V. 2 was published in 2014 by Praeger.

21 Sep 2016

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Connecting Alaska: Nature and Environment

Dr. Darren Prokop is editor The Business of Transportation. He holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Manitoba and is Professor and Chair of the Department of Logistics and Director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management Program at UAA. His two-volume work explores the transportation industry in all its many guises.

10 Sep 2014

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Logistics Professor Darren Prokop presents The Business of Transportation

Connecting Alaska: Nature and Environment

At this event Darren Prokop discusses The Business of Transportation, how it relates specifically to Alaska and demonstrates how transportation is vital to most businesses, trade and globalization. Darren Prokop holds a doctorate in economics from the University of Manitoba and is Professor and Chair of the Department of Logistics and Director of the Master of Science in Global Supply Chain Management Program at UAA

1hr 27mins

10 Sep 2014