Images from the Conference

Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
Dr. Laurence C. Smith
gives a keynote address on "the New North: the World in 2050"
Planning the New North
One of many breakout sessions
at the "Artist Studio"
An engaging poster area
posters were also presented at lighting talks
Sarah Reid
on indigenous climate change adaptation planning
Iain Davidson-Hunt
makes a point
The Next Generation of Planners
posing by a dugout canoe
Ed Peekakoot
fiddling at the Gala
Cooking Up Ideas
an ice-breaking activity
Council Director Ron Cruikshank
presenting his experience developing the Gwich'in Regional Land Use Plan
Planning the New North
Planning the New North
Wilbur Smarch
talking about the legacy of Indian Residential Schools
Planning the New North
Michael Barrett
on the Nunavik experience with regional planning and protected areas
A Full House in the Longhouse
a keynote address draws a full house with about 200 attendees
Chief Joachim Bonnetrouge
on the lessons learned drafting the Decho Land Use Plan
Council Chair Patrick Rouble
giving the opening message
singing at the Gala
Jeff Cook
speaks to a packed house on the second keynote address
Dan Paleczny
giving his perspectives on transboundary land use planning
Planning the New North
Planning the New North
Dakhká Khwáan Dancers
at the Gala

Sam Skinner has worked as a land use planner in the Yukon for 8 years, first for the Peel Watershed Planning Commission, then for the Yukon Land Use Planning Council where he participated in the Peel Watershed and Dawson regional planning processes. His interests include the spatial analysis of values and cumulative effects, and how to best inform decisions.


Break-out Session 3: Planning Methods - Engagement Methods

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.   1:40 – 3:00

Plenary Poster Presentations

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.   11:00-12:30

Sam Skinner -- Senior Planner, Yukon Land Use Planning Council, M.Sc.