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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

3:00 - 7:00 pm Registration - McKenzie B


Wednesday, October 9, 2019

7:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast & Registration - Kaministiquia Room
9:00 - 9:30 am Opening Ceremonies
Prayer & Drum
Marlene Pierre, FWFN - Chief Collins, FWFN
9:30 - 10:45 am Waste Management
Amethyst Room
Environmental Sustainability
Kaministiquia Room
Engaging Opportunities
Point Du Meuron Room
Composting 101
Sajanna Tarranaum & Janna Van Blyderveen, Roots to Harvest
Invasive Species of Ontario
Lauren Bell & David Dutkiewicz,
Invasive Species Centre
An Introduction to the Canadian Environmental Law Association & Advancing Environmental Justice
Kerrie Blaise,
10:45 am Health Break - McGillivray Room
11:00 - 12:15 pm Fire at the Landfill
Doug Stuart,
Shibogama First Nations Council
Resources & Technical Supports for Lands and Environmental Professionals
Jessica Pickett,
OALA & Carly Armstrong, NALMA
Community-Based Monitoring Methods
Kim Jorgenson, Jennifer Duncan & Erin Desjardins,
Four Rivers
12:15 - 1:30 pm Lunch
1:30 - 2:45 pm Field Trip: City of Thunder Bay Waste & Recycling Facility
John Pogue,
City of Thunder Bay (until 3pm)
Field Trip: Growing sustainable economic and healthy futures with a year-round greenhouse
Andreas Zailo,
ASM Innovations Inc. (until 3:30 pm)
Steps in Source Water Protection
Stephanie Allen,
2:45 pm Health Break - McGillivray Room
3:00 pm Tradeshow & Demonstrations - McGillivray Room & Amethyst Room
6:00 pm Dinner - Kaministiquia Room


Thursday, October 10, 2019

7:00 - 9:00 am Breakfast
9:00 - 10:15 am Waste Management
Amethyst Room
Environmental Sustainability
Kaministiquia Room
Engaging Opportunities
Point Du Meuron Room
Naotkamegwanning First Nation's Waste Diversion Program
Kurtis Medicine,
Naotkamegwanning First Nation
Field Trip: We can do it, You can too!
Arjen & Henriet DeBruin,
DeBruin's Greenhouse
Field Trip Mission Island Medicine Walk
Mission Island Marsh Conservation Area

Tony DePerry, Elder, Ryan Mackett, LRCA & Gloria Ranger, TBIFC
10:15 am Health Break - McGillivray Room
10:30 - 11:45 am Sioux Lookout Innovation Station: Innovations in Sustainability
Vicki Blanchard,
Municipality of Sioux Lookout
Practical ways of adapting to climate change in northern communties
David Pearson,
Laurentian University
Mission Island Conservation Area
11:45 - 1:00 pm Lunch - Kaministiquia Room
1:00 - 2:15 pm Landfills in Northern Ontario
Simon Shankie,
DST Consulting Engineers Inc.
Defining community capacities in energy planning with demonstrated activities
Roopa Rakshit & David Jeremiah, OFNTSC, Terry Favelle & Gabe LacSeul, Opiikapawiin Services LP Wataynikaneyap & Gail Murray, Hyrdro One Remote Communities
Indigenous Services Canada Environment Programs and Legislation Updates
Julieta Werner,
Indigenous Services Canada
2:15 pm Health Break - McGillivray Room
3:00 pm Passport Prizes/Draws - Kaministiquia Room
3:30 pm Closing Ceremonies - Kaministiquia Room
5:00 pm Dinner - Kaministiquia Room


Friday, October 11, 2019

Travel Day