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First Nations
Leading The Way II

May 28, 2019 | Welcome Reception and Early Registration

5:00pm – 7:30pm | Registration | Jay Gilday, Performance

6:00pm – 6:15pm | Opening Remarks and Elder Prayer Tsuut’ina Nation

6:15pm – 7:00pm | National Meeting Partners – Remarks

7:30pm | Reception Ends

May 29, 2019 | National Meeting: Day 1 | First Nations Success Stories

7:30am – 8:30am | Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 8:35am | Elder Welcome Tsuut’ina Nation

8:35am – 8:40am | Welcome Attendees and Provide National Meeting Overview

8:40am – 9:15am | CHIEF CHRISTIAN SINCLAIR, OPASKWAYAK CREE NATION

9:45am – 10:25am | FIRST NATIONS FINANCE AUTHORITY – LEADING THE ECONOMY

FNFA PANEL
Frank Busch, FNFA, Facilitator
Don Morin, Manager, Economic Development, Enoch Cree Nation
Chief Dennis Meeches, Long Plain First Nation
Donna Morin, CFO, Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation

10:25am – 10:45am | BREAK

10:45am – 11:25am | FIRST NATIONS FINANCIAL MANAGEMENT BOARD – CELEBRATING SUCCESS

FMB PANEL
Brian Titus, FMB Facilitator
Chief Billy Morin, Enoch Cree First Nation
Fred Vicaire, Executive Director, Micmacs of Gesgapegiag
Melissa Bryan, Micmacs of Gesgapegiag
Lorelei Moreau, Finance Manager, Chapleau Cree First Nation

11:25am – 12:00pm | MARK PODLASLY, M.P.A, FMB, GOVERANCE

12:00pm – 1:00pm | LUNCH

1:00pm – 1:40pm | FIRST NATIONS TAX COMMISSION – BUILDING VIBRANT COMMUNITIES

FNTC PANEL |
Trenton Paul, FNTC, Facilitator
Gilbert Eagle Bear, Tsuut’ina Nation
Craig Brown, Wasauksing First Nation
Chief David Jimmie, Squiala First Nation

1:40pm – 2:20pm | FIRST NATIONS LANDS ADVISORY BOARD – FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT ON FIRST NATION LAND MANAGEMENT

LAB PANEL |
Chief Leah George-Wilson, Tsleil-Waututh Nation, Facilitator
Tania Solonas, Land Manager, McLeod Lake Indian Band
Anthony Laforge, Land Manager, Megnetawan First Nation
Dalyn Bear, Councillor, Whitecap Dakota First Nation

2:20pm – 2:35pm | CRIS STAINBROOK, INDIAN LAND TENURE FOUNDATION

3:00pm – 3:15pm | BREAK

3:15pm – 4:00pm | EDUCATION AND CAPACITY DEVELOPMENT PANEL

EDUCATION PANEL |
Dillon Johnson, FMB Board Member, Facilitator
Dr. Andre LeDressay, Tulo Centre of Indigenous Economics
Angie Derrickson, Lands Advisory Board Resource Centre
Suzanne Trottier, Financial Management Board

4:00pm – 4:30pm | Summary of Day 1 and preview for Day 2

MAY 29, 2019 | BANQUET

6:30pm – 7:00pm | Doors Open

7:00pm – 7:05pm | Emcee Welcome

7:05pm – 7:35pm | Tsuut’ina Nation Performance

7:30pm – 8:15pm | Dinner

8:00pm – 8:30pm | Celeigh Cardinal, Performance

8:30pm – 9:30pm | William Prince, Performance

9:30pm | End of Banquet

MAY 30, 2019 | NATIONAL MEETING: DAY 2 | FIRST NATIONS OPPORTUNITIES AND INNOVATIONS

7:30am – 8:30am | Registration and Continental Breakfast

8:30am | Recap of Day 1 and Preview for Day 2

LEGISLATIVE REFORM AND ECONOMIC OPPORTUNITIES
C.T. (Manny) Jules, Chief Commissioner, FNTC
Harold Calla, Executive Chair, FNFMB
Ernie Daniels, President/CEO, FNFA
Robert Louie, Chairman, LAB

10:00am – 10:30am | BREAK

10:30am – 11:20pm | SPECIAL SIGNING CEREMONY

11:20am – 12:00pm | THOMAS KONEK, FIRST NATIONS GAMING COMMISSION

12:00pm – 1:00pm | LUNCH

12:30pm – 1:00pm | HOWARD GRANT, FIRST NATIONS SUMMIT

1:00pm – 1:45pm | FNII THE INFRASTRUCTURE INSTITUTE

FNII PANEL | Dale Booth, Facilitator
Allan Claxton, FNII DB Chair
Jason Calla, FNII Technical Team
Chief Jason Henry, Kettle and Stoney Point First Nation

1:45pm – 2:30pm | ROSE PAUL, PAQTNKEK MI’KMAW NATION
2:30pm – 2:45pm | BREAK

2:45pm – 4:00pm | MOVING FORWARD TOGETHER

4:00pm – 4:30pm | Summary of Discussion and Next Steps

4:30pm | End of National Meeting

MAY 30, 2019 | SOCIAL EVENT AT Tsuut’ina Nation GREY EAGLE CASINO

AT THE WESTIN CALGARY, CALGARY, AB

SPEAKERS (FNFI & LAB)

C.T. (Manny) Jules | Chief Commissioner FNTC

Harold Calla | Executive Chair FNFMB

Ernie Daniels | President & CEO FNFA

Robert Louie | Chairman LAB

REGISTRATION IS NOW CLOSED, THANK YOU