Images from the Conference

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

Amanda Taylor holds a masters in urban planning from Dalhousie University and works as a land use planner with the Ta'an Kwäch'än Council in Whitehorse, Yukon. Amanda has an extensive background working with First Nation, municipal and federal governments. Amanda could not be happier working and living in the Yukon and is proud she has almost survived her first winter north of sixty.


Plenary Poster Presentations

Wednesday, February 17, 2016.   1:30-1:40