Schedule

The 2015 Schedule

Updated February 18, 2015  (subject to change)

Tuesday, May 12
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Delegate Check-In for Certification Workshop Participants
1:00 pm – 8:30 pm Certification Workshops*:
A. FoodSafe Food Handling Course or B. Emergency First Aid and CPR Certificate
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Delegate Registration / Check-In
Wednesday, May 13
8:00 am – 4:00 pm Delegate Registration / Check-in
8:30 am – 4:30 pm Trade Show
8:30 am – 9:15 am Continental Breakfast
9:15 am – 11:30 am Grand Entry, Opening Ceremonies & Keynote:
DR. MARTIN BROKENLEG, Co-founder of the Circle of Courage, Worldwide Consultant for Reclaiming Youth International
11:30 am – 12:00 pm Trade Show / Visiting
12:00 pm – 1:15 pm Lunch
1:30 pm – 2:45 pm Workshop Sessions #1 – 3 Options

A. Aboriginal Business Development: Structuring for Success

B. Mobilizing Communities with Dr. Martin Brokenleg

C. Can I borrow $20? – Understanding Credit

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

A. Is This a Good Business Idea? Steps to follow before launching your business

B. The Benefits of an Urban Reserve

C. Apprenticeship Opportunities

Thursday, May 14
8:00 am – 3:30 pm Delegate Registration / Check-In
8:30 am – 2:30 pm Trade Show
8:30 am – 9:30 am Continental Breakfast
9:30 am – 10:30 am Keynote: WAB KINEW, Award-winning Journalist, Hip-Hop Artist; named by Postmedia News as “One of the 9 Aboriginal Movers and Shakers You Should Know”
10:30 am – 11:15 am Refreshment Break / Trade Show / Autographs with Wab Kinew
11:00 am – 12:30 pm Workshop Sessions #3 – 3 Options

A. How to Buy a Franchise

B. Partnering with Industry; The Aboriginal Advantage

C. A Career in Broadcasting

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm Lunch
1:45 pm – 3:00 pm Workshop Sessions #4 – 3 Options

A. Checklist for Starting a Business on a First Nation

B. Internal Governance: How Do You Get Things Done?

C. Understanding the Bully with DerRic Starlight

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

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Gala Banquet

Dinner, Award Presentations,

Featured entertainer: DerRic Starlight

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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