2030 NORTH: A National Planning Conference – June 2, 2009 (Part 2 of 7)

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2030 NORTH: A National Planning Conference – June 2, 2009 (Part 2 of 7)

The Canadian Arctic Resources Committee (CARC), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK), and the University of Calgary’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies (CMSS) host 2030 North, Ottawa, Ont., June 1–4, 2009. This national planning conference aims to assemble the best data and expertise about the North to create the first comprehensive picture of the Arctic twenty years from now and beyond.

This June 2nd session features a panel discussion entitled “In the Grip of Climate Change.” The panellists are Rob Huebert (Center for Military and Strategic Studies), Chris Burn (Carleton University), Douglas Bancroft (Canadian Ice Service), Leslie Whitby (director, Indian and Northern Affairs Canada), and Ed Schultz (executive director, Council for Yukon First Nations). Mary Simon (president, Inuit Tapririit Kanatami) makes opening remarks.