What’s Next, Alaska?


The time to look ahead of the cyclic problem-solving we find in the here & now begins today.

In order to adapt and thrive, we need to stop continuing the same conversation of budgets, restrictions, and waiting around for federal money.


    Alaska Version 3 is here to support the work of Alaskans who want to strengthen Alaska’s communities, people, and opportunities — resulting in a vibrant, self-sufficient, and globally relevant Alaska that supports its’ rural and urban citizens and economies for generations to come.

    About Alaska Version 3’s Work:


    the resources, tools, opinions and point of views, etc. involving the future of our state.


    explore the many facets of Alaska in the past, present and the Alaska we can be. 


    Connect Alaskans and global partners


    Materials that can be shared with Alaskans in all corners of the state and the shared outcomes our dialogs generate. 

    We’re bringing Alaskans together to explore two major questions:

    1. What is Next for Alaska’s civic and market economies? 

    2. How will we get there?

    So, what’s next, Alaska?

    Read more from our blog to find out what we’ve been up to.

    Who is AKV3?

    Who is AKV3?

    In any extended group effort, introductions are necessary to keep the conversation as human as possible. Alaska Version 3 started as a way to explore the question, “What’s next, Alaska?” upon recognizing just how difficult it was for community leaders and policymakers...

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    The Answer to the Perfect Next Alaska?

    The Answer to the Perfect Next Alaska?

    When we ask you, “What’s next, Alaska?” what comes to mind?  Is it an Alaska where our budgets and commodity market value drive us? Or where our economic output and innovation attracts new markets? Or is it an Alaska that celebrates culture and diversity in ways that...

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    The Perfect Next Alaska? — Introducing Alaska V3

    The Perfect Next Alaska? — Introducing Alaska V3

    When originally pondering the question for, “What is our next Alaska?”, many ideas rose to the surface — some of them better than others.   Initially, concepts from Agile Economic Development seemed most viable:   By moving past the traditional approach of...

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    Next Alaska 3 30 2030

    By Holland, Originally Posted 12/20/2020, updated 1/25/2021. Originally posted here. After two posts of starting conversations, continuing them through Alaska Startup Week, I’d like to take a breather and just provide you with a simple update today. First, I’d like to...

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