Agenda - December 8th, 2020

   9:00

Welcome and Introduction by PBLI

   9:05

Territorial Welcome

   9:15

Chairs' Welcome and Introduction

 

Kai Alderson

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

 

Rob Miller

Miller Titerle + Company

 

   9:20

Keynote Address: The Importance of Partnerships

 

Chief Clarence Louie

Osoyoos Indian Band

 

  • The role of partnerships between First Nations and industry
  • Examples from Osoyoos

 

  10:05

Questions and Discussion

  10:15

Morning Break

  10:30

The Changing Landscape of Indigenous-Industry Partnerships

 

Kai Alderson

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

 

Rob Miller

Miller Titerle + Company

 

  • The growing business case for more partnerships and different kinds of relationships
  • What has changed, what new opportunities exist
  • The role of the Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples Act (DRIPA) in making strong partnerships more important than ever
  • Federal government program
  • Setting yourself up for success 

 

  11:20

Questions and Discussion

  11:30

The Nuts and Bolts of Supply Chain Partnerships

 

Amy Carruthers

Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP

 

Tamara Napoleon

Miller Titerle + Company

 

Mindy Wight

MNP LLP

 

  • Negotiating a supply chain join venture partnership, putting the relationship together and implementing the agreement
  • Management matters: directorships, steering committees, dispute resolution

 

  12:20

Questions and Discussion

  12:30

Lunch Break

   1:30

Case Study: Nak'azdli and Major Projects

 

Reg Mueller

Nak’azdli Development Corporation 

 

  • Nak’azdli's experience with forestry, pipeline and mining projects

 

   2:15

Questions and Discussion

   2:25

Afternoon Break

   2:40

Case Study: Supply Chain Contracts in the Mining Industry

 

Robin Sidsworth

Teck Resources Ltd.

 

  • Examples from the world of mining

 

   3:25

Questions and Discussion

   3:35

Going Beyond Procurement
 

Carole Anne Hilton 

Indigenomics Institute

 

  • Looking forward: how will this field continue to change?
  • Building meaningful relationships
  • Deep partnerships: moving beyond supply chain opportunities and IBA procurement, towards join development

 

   4:20 Questions and Discussion
   4:30 Chairs' Closing Remarks - Program Concludes