Celeste Haldane

A/Chief Commissioner at BC Treaty Commission

Keith Henry

President at BC Métis Federation

Karen Brandt

Director, Economic Partnerships & Sustainability at Interfor Corporation

Dallas Smith

President at Nanwakolas Council

Kevin Horsnell

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

Allison Rippin Armstrong

Vice President, Sustainability at Kaminack Gold Corporation

Heather Lawrence

Manager Indigenous Affairs at Teck Resources Ltd.

Carlos da Ponte

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

Candace Dennis

Director Aboriginal Banking, BC & Yukon at BMO Bank of Montreal

Karen Aird

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

Trina Wamboldt

Management and Communications Consultant at Urban Systems Ltd

Jeff Beale

Sr. Aboriginal Relations Advisor at Encana Services Company Ltd.

Roger William

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

Louise Mandell , Q.C.

Partner Emeritus at Mandell Pinder LLP

Honourable Bill Bennett

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

Laurie Sterritt

Director, Aboriginal Employment and Business Development at BC Hydro

Dan M. Jepsen

Chairman & CEO at C3 Alliance Corp

Oliver Brandes

Co-Director at POLIS Project on Ecological Governance, Centre for Global Studies, University of Victoria

Rosie Simms

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

Clarence Louie

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

Keynote Address

September 20, 2016 3:30 pm

Angela D’Elia Decembrini

Lawyer at First Peoples Law Corporation

Closing the Gap on Duty to Consult

September 21, 2016 1:45 pm

Eric Denhoff

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

Chief Shane Gottfriedson

BC Regional Chief at Assembly of First Nations

Kennedy Bear Robe

Associate at Miller Thomson LLP


Rose Klukas

Economic Development Officer at City of Campbell River

Opening Remarks from the Chair

September 21, 2016 8:45 am