Images from the Conference

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

Amanda Taylor holds a masters in urban planning from Dalhousie University and works as a land use planner with the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council in Whitehorse, Yukon. Amanda has an extensive background working with First Nation, municipal and federal governments. Amanda could not be happier working and living in the Yukon and is proud she has almost survived her first winter north of sixty.


Plenary Poster Presentations

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.   1:30-1:40