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.
Save the Date: April 28-29, 2020
On April 28-29th, 2020, the Forward Summit community will join together again to continue the important conversations surrounding Economic Reconciliation and Indigenous prosperity. Be part of the emerging summit and network with hundreds of Indigenous and industry thought-leaders. Learn about the evolving path to economic growth for remote and urban communities. Sign up for the Forward Summit newsletter to receive the latest information on topics, speakers and special events.
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.
Spring in Calgary now marks an important time for Indigenous and non-Indigenous businesses to join in support of reconciliation and Indigenous wealth. In collaboration with
Join us in welcoming Billie Fortier as one of the new voices of the Forward Summit Leadership Council. Having Billie join the Forward Summit Leadership
Forward Summit Releases Forward Together Research Report in Collaboration with Canada West Foundation
Forward Summit Releases Forward Together Research Report in Collaboration with Canada West Foundation CALGARY June 26, 2019 – As Indigenous communities continue to make significant