Aboriginal Consultation and Engagement in Alberta - Speaker Series

October 13, 2013

In 2013 we hosted a Speaker Series in Edmonton. Below are the speakers who kindly presented. 

Speakers and Topics:

We are honoured to have the following experts share their unique perspectives:

Dennis Bell, Senior Advisor, Regulatory Issues, Aboriginal Relations, Government of Alberta “Common Ground: A New Approach to Consultation in Alberta”

Perspective: Dennis Bell will speak about the Aboriginal Consultation Levy Act, proposed regulations under the Act, the new Aboriginal Consultation Policy and innovative changes at the Consultation Office in Aboriginal Relations.

Stephen Crocker, Director of Aboriginal Relations, PTI Group
“PTI’s Aboriginal Engagement Model”

Perspective: Stephen Crocker will speak to the traditional recruitment methods used by PTI and why they were unsuccessful with Aboriginals. He will outline the development and implementation of PTI’s Aboriginal Engagement Model. The model was successfully launched in 2010 and has been used to recruit almost 350 Aboriginal new-hires.

Andrea McLandress, Team Lead, Aboriginal Relations at Tervita Corporation
"Community Diversity Engagement Diversity”

Perspective: Andrea McLandress will speak about building an engagement strategy using a mix of socio-economic tools. She will also talk about industry’s moral and ethical responsibility – providing information and guidance when required (while avoiding paternalism).

Sandy Sanderson, CEO, Goodfish Lake Business Corp
“Maximizing Business Opportunities Through Industry Engagement”

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