Images from the Conference

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

Iuliana Morar is a Landscape Designer pursuing her studies in Master of Landscape Architecture at the University of Calgary. Her work on landscape design, land art installations and research has brought her a Citation Award for Research and Development in Architecture in 2012 along with accolades in several publications.

Her passion for the North drove her to explore the relationship between the public realm and community wellbeing, by focusing on the more vulnerable members and their opportunities to renew their social bounds.


Alexia Caron-Roy – Landscape Designer, University of Calgary


Break-out Session 1: Community - First Nation Community Led Planning

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   11:00 - 12:30

Juliana Morar -- Landscape Designer, University of Calgary