Celeste Haldane

A/Chief Commissioner
BC Treaty Commission

Keith Henry

BC Métis Federation

Karen Brandt

Director, Economic Partnerships & Sustainability
Interfor Corporation

Dallas Smith

Nanwakolas Council

Kevin Horsnell

Group General Manager, Forest Management Group
Canadian Forest Products Ltd (Canfor)

Allison Rippin Armstrong

Vice President, Sustainability
Kaminack Gold Corporation

Heather Lawrence

Manager Indigenous Affairs
Teck Resources Ltd.

Carlos da Ponte

President Environmental Managers Association of BC
Co-Director & Co-Founder Sustainable Elements Inc.

Candace Dennis

Director Aboriginal Banking, BC & Yukon
BMO Bank of Montreal

Hot Topic!

Banking Breakdown for Capacity Building

September 20, 2016 1:15 pm

Karen Aird

Indigenous Cultural Heritage Strategist
Treaty 8 Tribal Association and Tse’K’wa Heritage Society

Trina Wamboldt

Management and Communications Consultant
Urban Systems Ltd

Jeff Beale

Sr. Aboriginal Relations Advisor
Encana Services Company Ltd.

Roger William

Chief, Xeni Gwet’in First Nation
Vice Chair, Tsilhqot’in National Government

Louise Mandell , Q.C.

Partner Emeritus
Mandell Pinder LLP

Honourable Bill Bennett

Minister of Energy and Mines and Minister Responsible for Core Review
Government of British Columbia

Laurie Sterritt

Director, Aboriginal Employment and Business Development
BC Hydro

Dan M. Jepsen

Chairman & CEO
C3 Alliance Corp

Oliver Brandes

POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria

Rosie Simms

Water Law and Policy Researcher/ Coordinator
POLIS Project on Ecological Governance

Clarence Louie

Chief, Osoyoos Indian Band
and CEO, Osoyoos Indian Band Development Corporation

Keynote Address

September 20, 2016 3:30 pm

Angela D’Elia Decembrini

First Peoples Law Corporation

Closing the Gap on Duty to Consult

September 21, 2016 1:45 pm

Eric Denhoff

President & CEO
Canadian Hydrogen and Fuel Cell Association (CHFCA)

Chief Shane Gottfriedson

BC Regional Chief
Assembly of First Nations

Kennedy Bear Robe

Miller Thomson LLP


Rose Klukas

Economic Development Officer
City of Campbell River

Opening Remarks from the Chair

September 21, 2016 8:45 am