Images from the Conference

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

Randy Clarkson is a professional mining engineer based out of Whitehorse since 1980. He has over 35 years of  diversified world wide experience in underground and surface mine engineering, mineral processing, research,  permitting and small hydro development.

Mr. Clarkson is recognized as a world leader in all aspects of placer  mining and has appeared as an expert witness for supreme courts and arbitration boards. He also has had  extensive experience in placer mine restoration and pollution control in both North and South America. Mr.  Clarkson has researched, reviewed and provided advice to the Klondike Placer Miners' Association since 1987 on subjects as varied as gold recovery, placer exploration, economics, permitting regimes and reclamation.