Images from the Conference

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

Rachel is a Senior Community Development Specialist with Shared Value Solutions. Her work has centered around community stakeholder engagement with a focus on social, economic and cultural issues related to sustainable development. Rachel leads projects with the objective of assessing community stakeholder values and integrating multi-stakeholder interests into project design and resource management.