• Fairbanks, Alaska

    May 8-9, 2017

    Fairbanks, Alaska

  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    May 8-9, 2017

    Fairbanks, Alaska

  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    May 8-9, 2017

    Fairbanks, Alaska

  • Fairbanks, Alaska

    May 8-9, 2017

    Fairbanks, Alaska

Welcome to The Arctic Broadband Forum 2017

The University of Alaska Fairbanks and the University of the Arctic are pleased to announce The Arctic Broadband Forum 2017 which will be held in Fairbanks, Alaska, USA, May 8-9, 2017.

The Arctic Broadband Forum will bring together educators, researchers and industry from across the World to discuss the challenges, successes and potential of telecommunications and broadband deployment in the Arctic. Specific emphasis will be placed on the role of broadband and digital technologies on the cultural preservation and self-determination of indigenous populations throughout the Arctic.

Forum's Theme

Telecommunications and Broadband in the Arctic

The forum theme is broad, but we especially invite presentations in the following areas:

  • Broadband possibilities in Education, Healthcare and Economics in the Arctic
  • Digital possibilities for indigenous culture and language preservation
  • Digital possibilities for indigenous self-determination

Conference Language: English

TABF in the news

Experts to Meet in Fairbanks to Consider Expanding, Improving Broadband in the Arctic

read more: fm.kuac.org

TABF 2017 is being held in conjunction with:

  • International Arctic Assembly, May 9
  • Mayors' Arctic Roundtable, May 10
  • Arctic Council Ministerial, May 10-11
  • Arctic Design Forum, May 13-14 (Anchorage)
  • Aleutians Policy Tour: Unalaska, St. George, Sand Point, May 12-16
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