Conference Workshops Resources

A Practical Approach to First Nation Economic Development, Chief Commissioner C.T. (Manny) Jules, First Nations Tax Commission

Accelerating Indigenous Youth Leaders Through Mentorship & Collaboration, Allison Deer, CESO

Achieving the Right Balance, Deborah Taylor, First Nations Market Housing Fund and Chief Dennis Meeches, Long Plain First Nation

Annual National Youth Panel

Best Practices for Economic Development: The Legal Actions, Perspectives and Strategy, Daniel Veilleux, Westaway Law Group

Co-operative Business Development in Indigenous Communities, Audra Krueger, Julia Angus and Kyle White, Co-operatives First

Economic Developer of the Year Award Nominees

First Nations - Municipal Community Economic Development Initiative (CEDI) Partnership Panel, Marissa Lawrence & Tanya Tourangeau, Cando

Give Work, Keith McIntosh, Professional Quality Assurance Ltd. & PLATO Testing

Innovation in Telecommunications and Digital Infrastructure in Remote and Rural First Nations, Sally Braun, Western James Bay Telecom Network; Penny Carpenter, Keewaytinook Okimakanak KNET Services; Tim Whiteduck, First Nations Education Council; and Rob McMahon, University of Alberta

International Inter-Tribal Trade Panel

Kiixin Cultural Tours, Trevor Cootes, Huu-ay-aht First Nations

Maskwacis Economic Leakage:  A Case Study for Reversing Economic Leakage, Samuel Minde, Neyaskweyak Group of Companies

Online Module: Economic Development Support Team - Maximizing Opportunities, Chanze Gamble, New Relationship Trust

Prosperity Through Collaboration: The Story of the AACCC, Ruby Littlechild, Alberta Aboriginal Construction Career Centre

Strategic Planning & Board Governance - Understanding the Role of the Economic Development Board, Ken Tourand, Nicola Valley Institute of Technology & Warren Weir, Vancouver Island University

Successfully Delivering Infrastructure Projects in First Nation Communities, Johanne Mullen & Steven Malette, PwC and David Acco, Acosys Consulting

The Development of New Economies - Hard Questions & Tough Decisions, George Petel, Aboriginal Energy Solutions Inc., Petel & Company, and James Hickling, Donovan & Co.

The Importance of Partnerships in the Pursuit of Capital and Enterprise, Cameron Paul & Mark Taylor, Joint Economic Development Initiative