Fantasyland Hotel

17700 - 87 Ave, Edmonton, AB

March 1 - 3, 2016


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AGENDA 2016

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m Industry Think Tank—By Invitation Only Room 9
12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. Luncheon Room 9
2:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Conference Registration Beverly Hills Ballroom Foyer

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Pipe Ceremony - Elder Elder’s Room 16
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conference Registration Beverly Hills Ballroom Foyer
7:45 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast Beverly Hills Ballroom
9:45 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Trade Show — ALL DAY Room 6
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Opening Prayer - Elders Beverly Hills Ballroom
8:45 a.m. – 9:35 a.m. Opening Ceremony Beverly Hills Ballroom
  • Sunshine Children’s Educational Society – Mike Deranger, Treasurer
  • Host Nation – Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation, Hank Alexis, Councillor
  • Host School – Yellowhead Tribal College, Laverne Arcand, Director of Education
  • Host School – Kitaskinaw School, Patricia Marshall, Principal
  • Ministry of Culture & Tourism Designate – Ms. Deborah Drever, MLA
  • Apprenticeship & Student Aid – Andy Weiler, ADM
  • Enoch Cree Nation – Chief Billy Morin
9:45 a.m. – 10:45 a.m./b> Tradeshow — PassportsRoom 6
10:45 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Health Break
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Keynote Address: Q-Mack Beverly Hills Ballroom
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch List of Speakers Beverly Hills Ballroom
Luncheon Speakers: Building Trades – Warren Fraleigh, Executive Director
Derantech Industries – Thalia Nelder, Journeyman B Pressure Welder
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Careers in Trades Industry Sessions
  • Association of Canada Lands Surveyors Room 7
    Land surveying as a career, qualifying as a Canada Lands Surveyor
  • Canadian Welding Association Foundation Room 9
    Put some “SPARK” in your life… make welding your Career!
  • Civeo Room 10
    From Training to Chef
  • Olds College Room 12
    Pursuing Your Passion for the Trades
  • Syncrude Room 14
    Imagine What’s Possible
  • First Nations Technical Services Advisory Group Room 15
    Trades Career Advice for Youth Interested in Science and Engineering
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Health Break/Trade Show—Passports
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Indigenous Companies/Organizations Sessions
  • NorQuest – AB Aboriginal Construction Career Centre Room 7
    Apprenticeship Prep – A program to get YOU started in the Trades
  • Derantech Industries Room 9
    Indigenous Skilled Trades Development
  • Oteenow Employment & Training Society Room 10
    Preparing Clients Today for Employment Tomorrow
  • North East Alberta Apprenticeship Initiative Room 12
    TBD
  • The Native Business Playbook Room 14
    Adversity to Advantage
  • Tradewinds to Success Room 15
    Why not Trade Winds, and Why Not You?!
4:00 p.m. – 4:30 p.m. Daily Wrap-up — Door Prizes Beverly Hills Ballroom
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Networking Reception—Open to All Beverly Hills Ballroom

Thursday, March 3, 2016

7:00 a.m. – 7:45 a.m. Pipe Ceremony—Elder Elder’s Room 16
7:45 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. Breakfast Beverly Hills Ballroom
8:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Conference Registration Beverly Hills Ballroom Foyer
9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Trade Show—ALL DAYRoom 6
9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. Career Planning and Training Sessions
  • Building Trades of Alberta Room 7
    Finding Your Pathway: The Building Trades Advantage
  • CAREERS The Next Generation Room 9
    Registered Apprenticeship Program and Career-Prep Program
  • Indspire Room 10
    Building Brighter Futures: Bursaries, Scholarships and Awards
  • Ontario College of Trades Room 12
    Skilled Trades Career opportunities in Ontario
  • Bruno Consulting Room 14
    Decision Making
  • A3 Limited Room 15
    Cultural Career Development and Financial Planning
10:00 a.m. – 10:15 a.m. Health Break/Trade Show—Passports Room 6
10:15 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Business Development & Funding
Sources Sessions
  • Service Canada Room 7
    Government of Canada Programs and Benefits to Financially Assist Apprentices
  • Alberta Indian Investment Corporation (AIIC) Room 9
    Business Basics for Aboriginal Entrepreneurs
  • Business Link Room 10
    Start Your Small Business
  • Centre for Family Literacy Room 12
    Why Financial Literacy?
  • Bruno Consulting Room 14
    Learn to be Your Own Boss
  • MacKintosh Canada Room 15
    Live Your Dream – Be Your Own Boss
11:00 a.m. – 12:15 p.m. Keynote Address: Ryan Ford Beverly Hills Ballroom
12:15 p.m. – 1:15 p.m. Lunch Beverly Hills Ballroom
Luncheon Speakers:
River Cree Sage – Chef Shane Chartrand
Shapeshifters Talent – Stephanie Harpe, Entertainer/Entrepreneur
1:15 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. Trade Show—Passports Room 6
2:00 p.m. – 2:15 p.m. Health Break
2:15 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Education and Training Sessions
  • Government of Alberta – Innovation & Advanced Education Room 7
    Alberta Apprenticeship Process and Trades
  • NAIT Room 9
    NAIT is Essential to TRADES
  • SAIT Polytechnic – Chinook Lodge Room 10
    Empowering Aboriginal students to be successful
  • Centre High Campus, EPSB Room 12
    Construction Trades Work Ready Pathway at Centre High Campus
  • Faculty of Nursing – University of Alberta Room 14
    Nursing: Pathway to Great Opportunities
  • Eveline Charles Academy Room 15
    A Beautiful Career:  Harnessing your Creativity, Passion and Potential
3:30 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. Closing Ceremonies — Prizes Beverly Hills Ballroom

Closing Remarks

Elder Glen Youngchief, Kehewin Cree Nation

Elder Hazel Deranger, SCES

Councillor Josh Alexis, Alexis Nakota Sioux Nation

Peter Cardinal, Pathways 2016 Steering Committee Member

Notes:

Conference Office: Room will be on the 4th level