2030 NORTH: A National Planning Conference – June 2, 2009 (Part 3 of 7)

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2030 NORTH: A National Planning Conference – June 2, 2009 (Part 3 of 7)

From June 1 to 4, 2009, in Ottawa, the Canadian Arctic Resources Committee (CARC), Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami (ITK) and the University of Calgary’s Centre for Military and Strategic Studies (CMSS) hosted 2030 North. This national planning conference aimed at assembling the best data and expertise about the north to create the first comprehensive picture of the Arctic 20 years from now – and beyond.

This June 2nd session features a panel discussion entitled “The Pace of Change.” The panellists are Oran Young (University of California), John Crump (polar unit at UNEP/GRID-Arendal), Ron Cruickshank (Yukon Land Use Planning Council), and Stephen Kakfwi (Kakfwi & Associates).

Following this, 2030 North conference co-chair Tony Penikett introduces a panel discussion entitled “Land Claims Agreements and the North to 2030.” Sitting on the panel are John Donihee (barrister and solicitor), Emily Borsy (Inuvialuit Regional Corporation), John Merritt (Nunavut Tunngavik Inc.), Don Axford (land claims consultant and negotiator), and Ed Schultz (Council for Yukon First Nations).