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First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities
February 10, 2016 - February 11, 2016
First Nations Forum on Energy: Setting Priorities is a critical event to help shape a smarter and more responsive economy!
1. Energy options: Renewable and non-renewable
2. Establishing policy clarity on development and its associated processes
3. Balance in economic planning and decisions to better support the environment
4. Fundamentals for an improved political and economic relationship
5. Coordinating priorities, opportunities and challenges
6. Sharing in benefits, revenues, employment and procurement
7. Crown consultation and consent obligations – key issues and challenges
• First Nations and increased involvement in the energy and resource development sector
• Future of clean energy and sustainable practices and models, a lens on progress and balance
• Developing a First Nations-led energy strategy
• Transportation corridors and safe transport
• International markets and the investments environment
• The impacts of the Tsilquot’in and other Supreme Court decisions; respecting inherent rights, title and jurisdiction.
• Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act – what are the implications?
• Roundtable Discussions on priority issues from a practical and policy-based perspective
• Tradeshow & I-Nations Trade Procurement Event