2019 Conference Schedule

Day 1 - May 14

Pre-Conference Certification Course

Legal Responsibilities and Liability for Non-Profit Board Members, Presented by Jason Denbow, Community Futures Leadership Institute
Jason Denbow
Day 2 - May 15

Trade Show

FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION

Grand Entry, Opening Ceremonies & Keynote: Jordin Tootoo

Jordin Tootoo, NHL’s First Inuk Player, Author of All the Way
Jordin Tootoo

Workshop Sessions #1

The Lemonade Stand Business Game: The Basics of Starting & Marketing a Business, Part #1, Manitoba's Community Futures Professionals
Manitoba’s Community Futures Professionals

Workshop Sessions #1

The Broken Circle of Addiction, Part #1, Don Burnstick
Don Burnstick

Workshop Sessions #1

Choosing A Business Idea, Lisa Forbes, SEED Winnipeg
Lisa Forbes

Workshop Sessions #2

Accessing Benefits and Credits Administered by the Canada Revenue Agency, Cayla Linaker, Canada Revenue Agency
Cayla Linaker

Workshop Sessions #2

The Broken Circle of Addiction, Part #2, Don Burnstick
Don Burnstick

Workshop Sessions #2

Lemonade Stand Business Game: The Basics of Starting & Marketing a Business, Part #2, Manitoba's Community Futures Professionals
Day 3 - May 16

Trade Show

FREE PUBLIC ADMISSION

Keynote: Lorne Cardinal

Lorne Cardinal, Award-Winning Film & TV Actor, Stage & Screen Director
Lorne Cardinal

Workshop Sessions #3

Unleash Your Potential with Keynote, Lorne Cardinal
Lorne Cardinal

Workshop Sessions #3

Indigenous Women in Business Panel

Workshop Sessions #3

Indigenous Business and Community Economic Development, Lisa Forbes, SEED Winnipeg, Daryl Bone, First Peoples Economic Growth Fund
Daryl Bone
Lisa Forbes

Workshop Sessions #3

Dragon’s Quest Finalists’ Presentations and Voting

Workshop Sessions #4

Which Social Media is Right for your Business or Organization, Aaron Newnham, World Trade Centre Winnipeg
Aaron Newnham

Workshop Sessions #4

Finding My Path; Indigenous Identify in the Modern World, Wanbdi Wakita & Pahan Pte San Win, Bear Paw Teaching & Healing
Wanbdi Wakita
Pahan Pte San Win

Workshop Sessions #4

Empowering Our Youth - Dealing with the Bullying Issue, Don Burnstick
Don Burnstick

Workshop Sessions #4

The Indian Act and Economic Sanctions, Craig Blacksmith, Dakota Plains Wahpeton Oyate
Craig Blacksmith

Gala Banquet

Gala Banquet*: Three Course Dinner, Award Presentations and Featured Entertainment
*Additional Cost. Please see Delegate Registration
Vision Quest Community Future Partners: Dakota Ojibway CFDC, Kitayan CFDC Southeast CFDC, Cedar Lake CFDC, North Central CFDC