Schedule

The 2014 Schedule

Updated May 5, 2014

Tuesday, May 13
3:00 pm – 8:00 pm Registration / Check In
4:00 pm – 9:00 pm Gaming at South Beach Casino & Resort (includes one hour travel each way; must be 18+ to participate; photo I.D. required)
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm Movie Night – More Than Frybread
Wednesday, May 14
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Registration
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Trade Show
8:30 am – 9:15 am Continental Breakfast – Sponsored by APTN
9:15 am – 11:30 am Grand Entry, Opening Ceremonies & Keynote:
DON BURNSTICK, Comedian and Motivational Speaker
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Refreshment Break / Trade Show
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Workshop Sessions #1 – 3 Options

A. Establishing a Home-Based Business
Lindsay Dandeneau – Entrepreneurship Manitoba, Small Business Development
Chantal Daniels – Red Cedar Gifts

B. Building Healthy Communities
Phyllis Reid-Jarvis

C. Apprenticeship/Trades Opportunities for Youth
Rob Cormack – Apprenticeship Manitoba

2:45 pm – 3:15 pm Refreshment Break / Trade Show
3:15 pm – 4:30 pm Workshop Sessions #2 – 3 Options

A. Love ‘Em or Lose ‘Em: Recruiting and Retaining Quality People
Priti Shah – Praxis Conflict Consulting

B. Aboriginal Aquaculture in Canada initiative
Todd Gordon – Waubetek Business Development Corporation

C. Red Man Laughing Podcast – From The Basement to National Radio
Ryan McMahon – Comedian

Thursday, May 15
8:00 am – 3:30 pm Registration
8:30 am – 2:30 pm Trade Show
8:30 am – 9:30 am Continental Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:15 am Keynote: MICHELLE THRUSH, Actor
(Arctic Air, Blackstone, North of 60)
10:15 am – 11:00 am Refreshment Break / Trade Show
11:00 am – 12:15 pm Workshop Sessions #3 – 4 Options

A. Using Arts to Empower!
Michelle Thrush – Actor

B. Communities Economic Development Fund – New and Improved Initiatives
Oswald Sawh – Communities Economic Development Fund

C. Dragon’s Quest Business Plan Competition Finalists’ Presentations

D. Marketing for Business: An Exploration of Traditional and Social Media Tools
Colleen Walmsley – Women’s Enterprise Centre

12:15 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch – NationTalk Presentation
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm Keynote: STEFAN RICHARD, Father/Speaker/Former
Pro Wrestler from Sagkeeng First Nation
2:15 pm – 4:15 pm JUST TV – Video Showcase

Videos and short films produced by Manitoba Youth from the JUST TV program
of the Broadway Neighbourhood Centre

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Banquet

Grand Entry led by Manitoba’s Aboriginal Veterans with drummers, singers and dance presentation by Plains Ojibway Singers and Plains Ojibway Dance Troupe

Dinner – Guitarist Jason Tuesday and Visual Artist Victoria McIntosh

Fashion Show – Cree-Ations

Presentations – Steve Prince Memorial Bursary and Dragon’s Quest Business Plan Competition
Featured Performer – Comedian Ryan McMahon

Ticket required for entry to banquet

Selections will be made on-site on a first-come, first-served basis. Schedule is subject to change.

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