Images from the Conference

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

Biographies and links for each presenter.

Simon is an urban planner turned web developer. Self taught in programming, he has been developing websites and apps for over 10 years. In June 2010, Simon founded 3Pikas and created Civicly – A map based online engagement tool to help organizations engage online. Since then, Simon has built web platforms and apps in Canada, United States and Australia.

Events:

Break-out Session 3: Planning Methods - Engagement Methods

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

Website:
3pikas.com
Simon Lapointe -- Senior Planner, 3Pikas, MCIP, RPP

Melanie is the Senior Community Planner at Nishnawbe Aski Development Fund and a Candidate Member of the Canadian Institute of Planners. She completed her Master’s Degree at UBC’s School of Community and Regional Planning where she specialized in Indigenous Community Planning. Previously she has worked with Beringia Community Planning Inc., Fraser Health, and other grassroots community development organizations.

Events:

Break-out Session 3: Planning Methods - Engagement Methods

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

Vicky Weekes is a natural resource management consultant with Stratos Inc., with  a background in planning. She is  committed to improving practice and outcomes of resource developent and has worked on files in the Yukon, NWT, Nunavut and Labrador. She works at the interface of governments, business and civil society.

Events:

Break-out Session 3: Governance - Evolving Role of Land Use Planning

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

Website:
www.stratos-sts.com
Vicky Weekes -- Natural resource management Consultant, Stratos Inc

Jessica Hum sets her compass on building communities which are more fair, equitable and just. She believes in a future with ample opportunities for human connections. Jessica is a Land Use Planner with the Tłı̨chǫ Government, Department of Culture and Lands Protection in the Northwest Territories.

Events:

Break-out Session 3: Governance - Evolving Role of Land Use Planning

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