Hosts

Tabatha Bull
Tabatha Bull
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
President & CEO
Stan Wesley
Stan Wesley
Comedian, National Speaker

Fireside Chat

Mark Little
Mark Little
Suncor Energy Inc.
President and Chief Executive Officer
Jason Rasevych
Jason Rasevych
Deloitte Canada
Partner, Financial Advisory and National Leader

Speakers

Trent Fequet
Trent Fequet
Steel River Group of Companies
President and CEO
David Abbott
David Abbott
Bruce Power
Director, Indigenous Community & Indigenous Relations
Krystal Abotossaway
Krystal Abotossaway
Indigenous Professionals Association of Canada
President
Cherie Brant
Cherie Brant
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Partner
Shane Chegahno
Shane Chegahno
Makwa Development
Vice President and Co-founder
Ken Coates
Ken Coates
Johnson-Shoyama Graduate School of Public Policy, University of Saskatchewan
Andrew de Vries
Andrew de Vries
Tolko Industries Ltd.
Manager
Brenda Dragon
Brenda Dragon
Aurora Heat, Inc.
President
Alicia Dubois
Alicia Dubois
Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business
AIOC, CEO CCAB Board, Co-chair
Philip Ducharme
Philip Ducharme
CCAB
Director of Entrepreneurship and Innovation
Todd Evans
Todd Evans
Indigenous Exporters, EDC
National Lead
Stephen Fay
Stephen Fay
Indigenous Banking North America, BMO
Head
Rob Fosco
Rob Fosco
EDC
Vice President, Partner Channels
JP Gladu
JP Gladu
Mokwateh
Principal
Keri Gray
Keri Gray
Shades of Gray Indigenous Pet Treats
Owner
Trevor Harding
Trevor Harding
ESS North America
Director of Community Relations
Bruce Hardy
Bruce Hardy
Myera Group
CEO
Melissa Hardy-Giles
Melissa Hardy-Giles
ORIGIN
Owner
Jenn Harper
Jenn Harper
Cheekbone Beauty
Founder/ Owner
Alison Hernandez
Alison Hernandez
Staff Shop Inc.
COO, Director, Operations Excellence
Sarabeth Holden
Sarabeth Holden
Red Tape Brewery
Owner
Lisa Isaac
Lisa Isaac
Lisa Isaac HR Professional Services
Owner & HR Consultant
Jordan Jolicoeur
Jordan Jolicoeur
Carvel Electric Ltd.
CEO
Janice Larocque
Janice Larocque
Spirit Staffing & Consulting
President
Chief Byron Louis
Chief Byron Louis
Indigeneity Entreprises Inc.
Okanagan Indian Band, Chief
Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow
Mark Marsolais-Nahwegahbow
Birchbark Coffee Company
Founder
Lisa McBride
Lisa McBride
Small Modular Reactors, GE Hitachi Nuclear Energy
Country Leader
Paul-Emile McNab
Paul-Emile McNab
CCAB
Director of Business Development & Strategic Initiatives
Irina McQuade
Irina McQuade
Loblaw Companies Limited
Sr. Director of Learning and Development
Jennifer Ménard-Shand
Jennifer Ménard-Shand
Staff Shop Inc.
Founder & CEO, Director Client Happiness
Desiree Norwegian
Desiree Norwegian
Atunda Inc.
CEO
Mark Podlasly
Mark Podlasly
First Nations Major Project Coalition
Director, Economic Policy
Kathryn Wash
Kathryn Wash
CCAB
Director, HR
Patrick Watson
Patrick Watson
CCAB
Director, Public Policy
Luanne Whitecrow
Luanne Whitecrow
CCAB
Director of Progressive Aboriginal Relations
Sean Willy
Sean Willy
Des Nedhe Development
President and CEO

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