Images from the Conference

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

As a registered professional planner and founder of Sustainabilty North Inc., Mr. Morrison specializes in corporate and community sustainability, regulatory affairs and environmental planning. With more than 30 years of experience in the public and private sectors, he has maintained a special interest across the North from early career assignments in the Yukon, NWT and Nunavut. He also currently serves as Vice-Chair, National Initiatives Advisory Committee of the Canadian Institute of Planners.