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Archive, 2022

**please note that not all presentations are available either because of proprietary information or because the speaker has chosen not share publicly.
Opening Keynote Address: Arctic Collaboration: Our pathway forward
Anu Fredrikson, Executive Director, Arctic Frontiers

Plenary Federal Minister Address: Leading Innovation from Canada's North
The Honourable Dan Vandal, Minister of Northern Affairs, Minister responsible for Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency, Parliament of Canada
Northern Community Spotlight: Climate Change and Disaster Mitigation in Tuktoyaktuk, NWT
Dustin Whalen, Physical Scientist, Natural Resources Canada, Government of Canada
Mayor Erwin Elias, Hamlet of Tuktoyaktuk
Ryan Yakeleya, Chair, Tuktoyaktuk Community Corporation

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Session 1: Leadership Roundtable: Indigenous Leadership & Circumpolar Governance
Sharla Greenland, Co-Chair, Gwich'in Council International


Plenary Territorial Minister Address: Development and Innovation in the Northwest Territories
Minister Caroline Wawzonek, Minister of Industry, Tourism and Investment, Government of the Northwest Territories

Session 2: Placing a Northern Lens on Rural Innovation: An Interactive Session
Dr. David Freshwater, Consultant and Professor Emeritus, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD); University of Kentucky

Dr. Laura Way, Manager of Strategic Policy, CanNor
Phillip Chan, Analyst, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD)


Plenary Presentation A
Bright Lubansa, Specialist, Northern and Indigenous Housing, Canada Mortgage & Housing Corporation

Session 3: Mineral and Natural Gas Solutions for the North
Calum McClure, CEO, Cryopeak LNG Solutions

Menzie McEachern, Assistant Deputy Minister, Mineral and Petroleum Resources, GNWT


Mike Harlow, Manager, Oil and Gas Planning, GNWT


Keynote Address: Arctic Economic and Business Development: An Inuvialuit Perspective

Robert McLeod, Chair, Inuvialuit Development Corporation

Session 4: Climate Change Mitigation & Adaptation in Arctic Communities
Cory Doll, Manager, Climate Change & Air Quality, GNWT ENR


Joanne Weiss Reid, Regional Director, Integrated Business Management Services, Arctic Region, Canadian Coast Guard


Roxanne Springer, Climate Change Project Coordinator, Inuvialuit Regional Corporation


Plenary Presentation B: Circumpolar Readiness and Arctic Energy

Joe McBrearty, President and CEO, Canadian Nuclear Laboratories

Session 5: Northern Led Energy Solutions
Cameron Oulette, Senior Project Manager, Solvest

Drew Cameron, Chief Business Development Officer, Solvest

Grand Chief Ken Kyikavichik, Grand Chief Gwich'in Tribal Council


Mark Heyck, Executive Director, Arctic Energy Alliance


Session 6: Satellite, Space & Communications Technology
Amund Nylund, Chief Operating Officer, KSAT - Kongsberg Satellite Services

Erhard Diedrich, Head of Department, International Ground Segment, Deutsches Zentrum fur Luft - und Raumfahrt (DLR) - German Aerospace Centre

Greg Johnson, Director, Business Development, Swedish Space Corporation (SSC)


Mathieu Benoit, Senior Director, Natural Resources Canada


Session 7: Micro Industries for Northern Communities
Alexandrea Malakoe, Director, Economic Recovery and Strategic Initiatives, GNWT

Taalrumiq Christina King, Inuvialuk Artist, Fashion Designer, Content Creator, Taalrumiq

Tamara Voudrach, Manager, Inuvialuit Communications Society

Plenary Presentation C: GNWT's GHG Grant Program

Eric Chalker, Senior Coordinator, Low Carbon Economy Fund, GNWT Dept. of Infrastructure
Patrick Wrigglesworth, Senior Coordinator, Low Carbon Economy Leadership Fund, GNWT Dept. of Infrastructure
Session 8: Partnerships and Stakeholders: Best Practices in Arctic Community Engagement
Jennifer Costa, External Relations Manager, Parks Canada

Leah Ipana, Community Engagement Coordinator, Indigenous Relations and Partnerships, Arctic Region, Canadian Coast Guard


Closing Keynote Address: Culminating Leadership: Trailblazing with Purpose in Canada's North

Alyssa Carpenter, Project Director, Western Arctic Youth Collective
Corrine Bullock, Managing Director, Western Arctic Youth Collective


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