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From September 15 – 17, 2014, over 200 representatives from First Nation communities and organizations and federal and provincial governments across Atlantic Canada will gather at Membertou Trade & Convention Centre at the first Lands and Economic Readiness Summit. Read More >>

About the Summit

From September 15 – 17, 2014, over 200 representatives from First Nation communities and organizations and federal and provincial governments across Atlantic Canada will gather at Membertou Trade & Convention Centre at the first Lands and Economic Readiness Summit. (View Map)

A project of Ulnooweg Development Group and the Atlantic Aboriginal Lands and Economic Development Planning Committee, the Summit will be tri-lateral learning opportunity for First Nation communities, government, and organizations in support of First Nation economic opportunities focusing on land management and economic development.

Participation in the Summit is intended to result in increased lands management capacity to address economic opportunities.

Over the two and a half days, Summit participants will participate in plenary sessions with keynote speakers and workshops of experts and community members sharing their knowledge and lessons learned from their experience in these two important topics. There will also be opportunities to share informally and formally through a dinner and cultural presentation, luncheons, nutrition breaks, and a specifically designed networking event (preceding the Summit dinner).

Registration: You can pick up your Summit delegate kit and nametag beginning at 11:00 am, September 15th

Name Tags: Admission to all sessions and meals is with your nametag.

Meals:
Dinner on Monday, luncheons on Tuesday and Wednesday and nutrition breaks are included in your Summit registration.

Scent-Free:
As some participants may be scent-sensitive, please refrain from wearing scented products.

Summit Attire:
The Summit environment is comfortable and casual – business casual attire is suitable for any of the Summit session.  You are welcome to ‘dress-up’ for the Monday evening dinner.

Message Centre:
A message centre will be set up at the Registration Desk.

Cell Phones/Pagers:
During sessions, please ensure your phones or pagers are on vibrate or turned off.

Internet Access:
The MTCC offers wireless internet access.

 

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MONDAY, SEPTEMBER 15
Understanding Taxation in First Nations Understanding-Taxation-in-First-Nations.pdf
Community Financial Literacy Community-Financial-Literacy.pdf
Introduction to Funding & Financing Options Intro-to-Funding-Financing-Options-FNMHF.pdf

Intro-to-Funding-Financing-Options-BDC-Aboriginal_Banking_EN.pdf

Intro-to-Financing-Funding-Options-Business-Development-Bank-of-Canada.pdf

Introduction to Land Management – Part I Intro-To-Land-Management-Part-I.pdf
Introducing the Associations & Organizations Introducing-the-Associations-Organizations-National-Aboriginal-Lands-Managers-Association.pdf
First Nation Financial Authority First-Nation-Financial-Authority-D.-Hamilton.pdf
TUESDAY, SEPTEMBER 16
Introduction to Land Management – Part II Intro-to-Land-Managment-Part-II.pdf
Sector Business Development Sector-Business-Development-Truro-Heights-Windmill-Project.pdf
Framework Agreement on First Nation Land Management Framework-Agreement-Presentation.pdf

Framework-Agreement-Presentation-2014-Updated-Sept.pdf>

Environmental Management Environmental-Management-EC-Environmental-Protection-Operations-Directorate1.pdf

Environmental-Management-AANDC-Environmental-Review-Process-FinalProponents-Guide1.pdf

Environmental-Management-EC-overview.pdf

Environmental-Management-EC-Environmental-Protection-Operations-Directorate.pdf

Environmental-Management-AANDC-Environmental-Review-Process-FinalProponents-Guide.pdf

WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 17
Philanthropy & First Nations Philanthropy-First-Nations-Communities.pdf