Thank you to everyone who joined us in Halifax! We look forward to meeting you next year and delve into major developments and changes in legislation, affecting consultation in Atlantic Canada.
This annual event is your opportunity to connect with Indigenous leaders, government representatives and natural resource companies to discuss some of the most contentious consultation issues seizing the east coast in a neutral non-partisan setting.
OUR 2024 PROGRAM IS IN DEVELOPMENT
Take a look at the lineup of speakers and event highlights from our 2023 event:
2023 CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS
Lawyer & Indigenous Law Professor
Cape Breton University
Olthuis, Kleer, Townshend LLP
SPECIAL MESSAGE FROM
Member of Parliament, Fredericton, New Brunswick
House of Commons
JEDI (Joint Economic Development Initiative)
UN Declaration Act Implementation Secretariat
Indigenous Resource Network
Regional Director, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Director General, Reconciliation Implementation
Natural Resources Canada
2023 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
- Chiefs & Indigenous Leaders Panel: Top Priorities and Challenges for Leaders and Communities – and Pushing the Boundaries of Consultation
- UNDRIP Drill Down Panel: How to Overcome Emerging Challenges of Implementing UNDRIP and the Impact on Consultation and Engagement
- Government Panel: Priorities and Initiatives for Consultation Relationship Building
- Case Study: Emerging Trends in the Nuclear Sector and How it is Affecting Consultation and Engagement in Atlantic Canada
ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE
From the implementation of the UNDRIP action plan, to landmark court cases which continue to force industry representatives to a higher level of accountability, and emerging trends in the nuclear sector, there is a lot of buzz around how developments will affect consultation and engagement in Atlantic Canada.
Join Canadian Institute’s 8th Annual Conference on Indigenous Consultation & Engagement Atlantic in Halifax, Nova Scotia to delve into the legal obligations and regulations that govern Indigenous consultation and learn real applications for improving engagement strategies. Hear from our expert faculty as we address the most pressing challenges effecting consultation.
Make this your opportunity to tackle long-standing concerns, create new connections and strengthen your existing relationships.
WHO YOU WILL MEET
Indigenous Communities and Organizations
Provincial and Federal Government
Oil and Gas
Mining and Exploration
Power Generation and Transmission
Agriculture and Forestry
Engineering and Environmental Services
PHOTO GALLERY OF OUR PAST CONFERENCE
Speakers and content were very interesting!
It was great, and I will attend again.
Really enjoyed it and very informative.
The conference was well done.
I have learned so much over the two-day conference. Overall, I had a great experience and hope to work with the Canadian institute again.