4th National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum (NAFF IV)

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4th National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum (NAFF IV)

NIFI will be hosting the Fourth National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum (NAFF IV) in Nanaimo, BC October 16th through 19th, 2023

By M Carroll Consulting

When and where

Date and time

Mon, Oct 16, 2023 6:00 PM - Thu, Oct 19, 2023 5:00 PM PDT


Vancouver Island Conference Centre 101 Gordon Street Nanaimo, BC V9R 5J8 Canada

About this event

  • 2 days 23 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

The Fourth National Indigenous Fisheries & Aquaculture Forum (NAFF IV) will be hosted by the National Indigenous Fisheries Institute in partnership with the Government of Canada in Nanaimo, BC.

NAFF IV will build off the successes of the first three conferences and will focus on shaping the future of Indigenous fisheries.

Influential leaders across Indigenous fisheries and aquaculture, industry, and government will be present across this multi-day event designed to highlight innovation in industry, emerging markets, government programming, the evolution of aquaculture, and more. Delegates will also be able to take advantage of opportunities to network and build national and international relationships.

This year, the event will be held in a hybrid format to make it as accessible and safe for as many delegates as possible. NAFF IV will also be host to an industry tradeshow, unique networking opportunities, a cultural showcase evening, and a banquet dinner.

Additional information will be added to the official site as it becomes available at www.naff.ca


Tickets are broken into two categories - Virtual & In Person. In Person ticketing is separated by day in order to provide flexibility for our participants & to have accurate head counts for sessions. If you plan to attend the full forum please add a ticket for each day.


The planning team has negotiated preferred rates and room blocks at a number of local hotels for those who have opted to attend the event in person. When calling to book your room, ensure you specify that you are attending NAFF IV to secure your rate. Preferred rates have been secured at:

-Courtyard by Marriot: (250) 824-2705

-COAST Bastion Hotel: (250) 753-6601

-Best Western Dorchester: (250) 754-6835

-Days Inn Nanaimo: (250) 980-3925

Visit NAFF.CA for more information.

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