Images from the Conference

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

Margaret is a Community Planner with a private consulting firm in Yellowknife.  As a northern Planner, she has worked with small northern communities and aboriginal governments in a variety of capacities related to community and regional land use planning, and capacity development.  Although originally from southern Ontario, Margaret quickly fell in love with the northern culture and landscape and developed a passion for planning north of 60.  Margaret is always interested in adapting and incorporating different planning techniques that best suit northern communities.

Events:

Break-out Session 2: Community

Tuesday, February 16, 2016.   3:30 – 5:00

Website:
www.dillon.ca