Annual Meeting

September 14-16, 2021 Join your regional neighbors, business leaders, and policy makers at Southeast Conference’s Annual Meeting in beautiful Haines, Alaska as we rally around the theme of Southeast Strong!

Support Haines!

Local tours and activities will be offered before and after the conference. Come early and stay late! Check out the Haines Visitor’s Bureau website for ideas and stay tuned for more information.

Download a copy of the draft agenda


Please Note: This agenda is subject to change as we coordinate with all the moving pieces involved. Below is rough idea of the Annual Meeting timeline.

Tuesday, September 14th

7:15 AM Breakfast
8-10 AM First Morning Session
10-10:15 AM Break/Snack
10:15-12 Second Morning Session
12-1:15 PM Networking Luncheon
1:15-3:30 PM Afternoon Session
3:30-3:45 PM Break/Snack
3:45-4:45 PM Second Afternoon Session
6-8 PM Host Community Reception
Dinner on your own

Wednesday, September 15th

7:30 AM Breakfast
8:30-10 AM First Morning Session
10-10:15 AM Break/Snack
10:15-12 PM Second Morning Session
12-1:15 PM Networking Luncheon
1:15-3:30 PM First Afternoon Session
3:30-3:45 PM Break/Snack
3:45-4:45 PM Second Afternoon Session
6:00 PM Cocktails
6:45 PM Awards Banquet & UAS Auction

Thursday, September 16th

7:30-8:15 AM Breakfast
8:15-10:45 PM Morning Session
10:45-11 AM Break/Snack
11-12 PM SEC Business Meeting
Lunch on your own


The goal of this conference is to discuss ways we can implement the 2025 CEDS as we emerge into the post-pandemic economy. We will address the impacts of the pandemic, what technical assistance might be needed for local governments, businesses, and other stakeholder organizations, and how we can support each other, remaining Southeast Strong!


North/Southbound Transportation between Juneau and Haines*
Monday, September 13, 3pm
– Vessel will leave the harbor to transport conference attendees from Juneau to Haines
Thursday, September 16, 4pm – Vessel will leave the harbor to transport conference attendees back to Juneau. Arrives around 6:30pm. Bus transport will be provided.

* Southeast Conference is coordinating with a 3rd party to make arrangements for travel between Juneau and Haines. At this point, times are approximate but will be coordinated with flight schedules in and out of Juneau. Please note: there will be a cost for transportation. Stay tuned for details!

Alaska Marine Highway
Sunday, Sept 12, 12am – Matanuska departs Juneau to Haines (arrives 4:30am)
Go a day early and experience Haines!
Tuesday, Sept 14, 8am– LeConte departs Juneau to Haines (arrives 12:45 pm)
Friday, September 17, 4:15pm– LeConte departs Haines to Juneau (arrives 9pm)

Alaska Seaplanes
Multiple daily flights between Juneau and Haines but limited availability. 20% Discount for travel between Juneau and Haines from Sept 12-18. Use Promo Code SECONF21. Call or visit their website for more info. 907-789-3331 or

Travel to/from Juneau on Alaska Airlines between Sept 11-19 is eligible for a 5% discount. Promo Code info is sent with Annual Meeting registration confirmation. Email for more information.

Aspen Suites Hotel – Limited number of single or double queen rooms available. $129 per night + tax.
Call to reserve: 907-766-2211 and ask for the SEC21 block of rooms.

Hotel Halsingland – Located in Historic Fort Seward and is designed in Jeffersonian style architecture. 25 rooms available. Call to reserve: 907-766-2000

Captains Choice Motel – Centrally located, free airport/ferry transfers. 20 rooms available. Call to reserve: 1-800-478-2345

B&Bs, VRBOs, Lodges and Cabins
Haines has much to offer in the way of charming and unique accommodations. Contact Reservations by Randa for a comprehensive listing of  cabins,  homes, vacation rentals, apartments, and condos all in one easy to book place.
Email:,  Call: 800 572-8006 or Online:

For more information, contact Haines Visitor’s Center- Email:, Call: 908-766-6418 or Online:

Sponsors of Southeast Conference’s Annual Meeting get noticed!
Our members know the meeting is supported by generous sponsorship donations, and they recognize and appreciate our supporters.  There is still plenty of time – and lots of opportunities – to sponsor the Southeast Conference’s 2021 Annual Meeting!

All of our sponsorship opportunities are listed on the sponsorship flyer. We are committed to maximizing your sponsorship, so please contact us with any questions or to talk more about the opportunities. Contact Southeast Conference for more information. Phone: 907-586-4360 or Email:

Since 1992, Southeast Conference has partnered with UAS to offer a scholarship program that supports residents of the region. Scholarship funds have been raised through an auction that is generously supported by individuals and businesses throughout Southeast and conducted each year at the Annual Membership Meeting. We are actively seeking auction items. If you are able to contribute, please let us know. Download a donation form here or contact the office at or call 907-586-4360. Thank you in advance for helping make this event a success!