Images from the Conference

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

Tomasz Wlodarczyk, B.SC., M.E.S, is the National Manager of Environmental and Social Impact Assessment at SLR Consulting (Canada) Ltd., having over 28 years of experience, providing expertise in a number of areas including:  strategic planning; policy research, analysis and development; environmental and socio-economic impact assessment; strategic environmental assessment, and program evaluation. 

He has participated in the preparation and review of numerous environmental assessments in Canada’s north.  He is an expert regarding cumulative effects assessment (CEA) theory, methods and application, having completed several CEAs over the past few decades.


Break-out Session 1: The Future - New Plans for the New North Economy

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