tHANK YOU FOR JOINING US AT FORWARD SUMMIT
Forward Summit Co-Chair, JP Gladu, welcomes over 500 delegates to the inaugural event and gives his thoughts on the importance of Economic Reconciliation
Forward Summit welcomed over 500 delegates, speakers, exhibitors and speakers over three days.
Over 100 thought leaders gathered to share insights and knowledge.
40+ Indigenous Communities
Delegates traveled from across Canada to attend Forward Summit. Over 40 Indigenous communities gathered in Calgary, Alberta.
Delegates were greeted by a sold-out exhibition during lunch and networking breaks. The exhibition floor was the apex of conversations and transactions.
Forward Summit will return in 2020
Forward Summit will return in 2020 to continue the important conversations related to Indigenous economies and workforce. Sign up for the Forward Summit newsletter to receive the latest information on show dates, topics, and speakers.
Teck Resources discusses community relationships and agreements on major Frontier Project.
LNG Canada and Gitxaala Nation discuss the evolution of their relationship.
Minister Shannon Phillips delivers welcome address and announces the next round of Renewable Electricity Program (REP) and it’s Indigenous focus.
Entrepreneur and Dragon’s Den “Dragon” W. Brett Wilson delivers lunch keynote to Forward Summit delegates.
Tata Consultancy Services and Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business release report on approach to bridging emerging digital technologies to Indigenous businesses and communities.
3-Day Conference Schedule
26 panels, keynotes, workshops and roundtables delivered by 100+ Indigenous and industry thought-leaders.
Delegates and exhibitors congregated on the exhibition floor to meet, chat and share their stories.
Opening Night Reception
Attendees gathered to network.