Presentations, Trainings & Film Submissions

The Alaska Forum on the Environment (AFE) provides an unmatched venue to watch presentations, view posters and films on topics that address technical, scientific or general information on environmental issues.

We invite interested agencies, tribal governments, organizations, researchers, as well as individual participants to submit their presentations, posters and films for AFE.


Present at AFE

  • AFE provides a great venue to share educational and informational environmental issues. Hot topic and controversial issues are accepted as long as presenters include a range of information that provides a full understanding of perspectives from all sides.
  • Topics typically approved are educational in content and information-based
Submit Your Presentation Topic
Submission application opens September 2022 and closes November 25, 2022

Submit for Presentation

To submit a presentation for AFE 2023, fill out the online submission form with the following information:

  • Contact information
  • Submission title and topic
  • A brief description
  • Preferred presentation date and time

Presentation Selection Process

Submissions for presentations or trainings will be reviewed for eligibility by the Planning Committee. Presentation and training selection will be based on education content, relative information to tracks and availability. Training tracks include:


Every year, AFE showcases up to 20 poster projects to thousands of people attending the conference.

Poster Selection Process

The selection process seeks any combination of inventive, incisive, innovative work that complements the event and adds information value for our participants. Submissions should be high-quality projects worthy of placement for public display and eligibility. Each work is judged solely on its own merits for originality, quality, content, and adherence to conference themes with a focus on educational or information content.


Poster submitters will be notified no later than January 31, 2023 if their presentation has been selected for AFE 2023.

Selected Poster Details

  • Posters can be put on for display on Monday, Feb. 6 beginning at 11am
  • All posters can be displayed through noon on Friday, Feb. 10, 2023 and must be removed by the submitter
  • All posters must be mounted on provided displays
  • AFE staff will be available to help attach posters to each display
  • Please do not plan floor displays or use of facility walls rather than display panels
Submit Your Poster
Submission application opens September 2022 and closes January 6, 2023

Poster projects should be current, applicable to AFE, and may utilize photographs, literature and summary information (no props please) on a poster board.

Suggested topics include: community recycling projects, innovative clean-up projects, invasive species, climate change research, emergency response, environmental regulations, fish and wildlife populations, rural issues, energy, military issues, pollution prevention and contaminants.

Posters selected will be notified by January 31, 2023.


To submit your film, it should be current, applicable to AFE and typically 30 minutes in length, although longer films will be considered. Topics include (but are not limited to): invasive species, climate change, emergency response, environmental regulations, pollution prevention, energy resource conservation, and rural issues.

Film Selection Process

The AFE Film Festival seeks any combination of inventive, incisive, innovational work that complements the Forum. Submissions should be high-quality productions worthy of placement in the Film Festival. All entries must be pre-screened for eligibility. Each is judged solely on its own merits for originality, quality, content, and adherence to conference themes.
Submit Your Film

Submission application opens September 2022 and closes January 6, 2023

Film Submission

Films must be submitted with a downloadable online link, CD, DVD-R, or DVD+R format. Agencies, organizations or individuals submitting a film must provide a representative or a written introduction to the film that can be read prior to its presentation.
Films selected for screening will be notified by January 31, 2023.
Every precaution will be exercised in handling poster and film entries. AFE organizers, employees, sponsors and participating individuals or organizations cannot assume responsibility for damage to or loss of submitted materials. Alaska Forum is not responsible for poster session materials left beyond Friday, February 10 at 12:00 PM. Any materials left beyond that time will likely be recycled or disposed of by building personnel. Please note that compensation for exhibiting films will not be provided.