Images from the Conference

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

Dan Grant brings over 30 years of experience working with various jurisdictions and organizations as an outdoor recreation / environmental resource planning and management specialist to his current role as part of a team developing an innovative, proactive, experience-focused approach to exurban recreational land management for the GNWT.