Tuesday, February 16

 11:00am - 12:30pm

Break Out Session 1

Governance - the Planning Context

The role land use planning plays (past, present and future) in decision making and governance in the North.

Venue: Artist Studio

Moderator: Ian D Robertson MCIP RPP – Principal, Inukshuk Planning & Development Ltd.

Planning for Change – Protected Areas

Protected area planning with regional, trans-boundary and global perspectives

Venue: Longhouse

Moderator: Eric Binion Senior Land Use Planner, Government of the Northwest Territories.

The Future – New Plans for the New North Economy

Economic considerations in planning: three different perspectives.

Venue: Multipurpose

Moderator:Darha Phillpot B.Sc. - Manager Land Use Planning,The Government of Northwest Territories, Department of Lands.

Planning Methods Structured Decision Making – Theory, Practice and Balance

Drawing on recent applications with regional planning in the north this session will explore the benefits and challenges using this value based tool.

Venue: Classroom A

Moderator: John Glynn-Morris - Public Engagement Specialist, Cottongrass Consulting Group.

Community – First Nation Community Led Planning

Who are we planning for and why? Ensuring relevancy in the communities we are planning for respecting space, culture, tradition and place.

Venue: Elders Lounge

Moderator: Amanda Taylor MA - Land Use Planning Coordinator, Ta’an Kwäch’än Council.