11th Annual Indigenous Energy Forum 2017-09-28T10:48:46+00:00

December 6-7, 2017 | Chelsea Hotel, Toronto

Indigenous community energy planning needs are rapidly evolving to become more substantive and impactful. First Nations, Métis and Inuit communities are going beyond renewable energy, and embracing Green Energy Infrastructure, Energy Efficiency and Advanced Energy Systems. Indigenous clean energy strategic approach is becoming more comprehensive, holistic and powerful.

The 11th Annual Indigenous Energy Forum provides timely information on the most recent developments in the energy, economic development and legal sectors that are engaging indigenous participation in energy and economic development projects. This year’s comprehensive two-day program will provide up-to-date insights into the forces that shape the future of Indigenous Energy.

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2017 Forum will tackle the following thought-provoking questions:

  • Next Generation Indigenous Community Energy Planning
  • Strengthening Ontario’s Electricity Infrastructure through Indigenous participation
  • The current state of the energy infrastructure that serves our northern and indigenous population
  • Inclusion of First Nations in the infrastructure projects that affect their rights and impact upon their livelihood: known and unknown risks and uncertainties
  • Incentives and programs to encourage Indigenous involvement and ownership in the renewable energy sector
  • First Nation capacity development & forming true partnerships in the Energy Sector
  • Driving Indigenous economic development & jobs through clean energy
  • Key Platforms for Indigenous Clean Energy
  • Busting Out the Bio-Energy Economy
  • Challenges and opportunities in the development of CSI and the building of a local Bio – Economy
  • Meeting core recommendations of Truth and Reconciliation Action Plan
  • The Next Wave: micro grid, energy storage & capacity project opportunities for First Nations
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