7:00 am - 8:30 am
9:00 am - 9:20 am
9:30 am - 10:45 am
11:00 am - 12:15 pm
12:15 pm - 2:00 pm
2:00 pm - 4:30 pm
4:30 pm - 6:30 pm
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
LAUNCH ALASKA UNCONFERENCe
Alyeska Resort, Girdwood
Bus Ride to Alyeska Resort - Buses will depart Egan Center promptly at 7am. They will make a quick stop at Fire Island Bakery (Airport Heights) for coffee and scones before departing promptly at 7:30am.
Welcome Program - Hear from Managing Director Isaac Vanderburg
Breakout Session 1 - Three tracks TBD
Breakout Session 2 - Three tracks TBD
Lunch and tram ride to top of Mt. Alyeska - Take the tram to the top of Mt. Alyeska to experience the beautiful view and enjoy lunch at the Bore Tide Bar & Grill. From the tram, you can see for miles in all directions – including views of the Turnagain Arm, up to seven “hanging” glaciers, and endless peaks deep into the Chugach Mountain range. All attendees will receive one tram ride ticket and a $20 lunch voucher. Tram leaves every 15 minutes from Hotel Alyeska.
Activities and excursions - Enjoy the beautiful state of Alaska by participating in an activity led by startup founders and seasoned entrepreneurs. You will receive a followup email to select your activity including: hiking Winner Creek trail, biking on the scenic bike path, visiting the local brewery, or getting outside of Girdwood to visit the Alaska Wildlife Conservation Center or Portage Glacier. If you're feeling adventurous, you can even hop on a helicopter glacier tour!
Startup Alley Happy Hour - Meet Launch Alaska’s current cohort companies and alumni companies, as well as other high growth startups in the energy, food, water, and transportation space. Light appetizers and two drink tickets will be provided.
Dinner - Spend time with people you met throughout the day over dinner at one of Girdwood's many restaurants. The buses will provide transportation to Girdwood from the hotel for those who do not want to walk (~20 mins) or bike (~5 mins). Buses will depart from the Alyeska Hotel promptly at 9pm.
Bus Ride back to Anchorage
5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
8:00 am - 6:00 pm
Networking day in Anchorage
Meetings with Launch Alaska and Portfolio Companies
Spend Wednesday in Anchorage meeting with summit attendees and our partners in Alaska. Time is reserved for 1:1 meetings with the Launch Alaska team and speed dating style meetings with our cohort companies. Click here if you’d like to schedule a meeting with Launch Alaska or one of our cohort companies.
Launch Alaska Happy Hour, Location TBA
Join us for Happy Hour hosted by Launch Alaska at a location downtown TBA. Appetizers will be provided.
Vitalize Alaska Conference, Captain Cook Hotel, Anchorage
Option to attend the Vitalize Alaska Conference presented by Alaska’s Small Business Development Center (SBDC) and the Center for Economic Development (CED). Highlights for Energize Alaska Summit attendees include the Launch Alaska Alumni Panel and a VC Breakout Session. PLEASE NOTE: this is a separate event and is not included in the Energize Alaska Summit ticket. Register here for the Vitalize Alaska Conference.
9:00 am and 1:30 pm start times
Spend time with other summit participants on tours around Anchorage including a local food tour, a renewable energy tour, a farm tour, and a brewery tour. Learn more here.
LAUNCH ALASKA DEMO DAY
49th State Brewing Company Theater Room, Anchorage
Launch Alaska's largest event of the year, Demo Day, celebrates the end of our third accelerator program. Meet our 2018 portfolio companies and network with the global Launch Alaska community including policy makers, investors, national labs, accelerators, military, government representatives, and utilities.
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm