Indigenous Clean Energy Opportunities  Workshop (June 27 & 28)

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Indigenous Clean Energy Opportunities Workshop (June 27 & 28)

Join us in person for an exclusive Indigenous Clean Opportunities workshop June 27 and 28th at the Sheraton Richmond!

By BC First Nations Energy and Mining Council

When and where

Date and time

Tue, Jun 27, 2023 9:00 AM - Wed, Jun 28, 2023 4:00 PM PDT


Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel 7551 Westminster Highway Richmond, BC V6X 1A3 Canada

About this event

  • 1 day 7 hours
  • Mobile eTicket

Join us in person or online for an exclusive two-day Indigenous Clean Opportunities (ICEO) workshop Tuesday, June 27 and Wednesday 28th! The event will be held on xʷməθkʷəy̓əm (Musqueam) territory in Richmond BC at the Sheraton Vancouver Airport Hotel. 

Day 1 will provide an interactive Electricity 101 session with the afternoon focusing on implementing UNDRIP in the BC electricity sector. Day 2 will focus on First Nations opportunities within BC’s Hydrogen economy.   

Limited travel subsidies are available for one First Nation’s representative on a first come first basis, please email asap to inquire.  

For those unable to join us in person please request a virtual link upon registration.

DAY 1: Electricity 101 Knowledge Sessions & Implementing the Declaration Act in BC’s Electricity Sector

Electricity 101: Interactive knowledge and Q&A sessions on a variety of electricity-related topics such as generation, transmission, distribution, utilities, and regulation, as well as alignment of the United Nations Declaration on the Rights of Indigenous Peoples (UN Declaration) Act into B.C.’s electricity sector.

BC Hydro's UN Declaration Plan: A presentation and discussion with BC Hydro representatives on their recently released draft UN Declaration Implementation Plan.

DAY 2: Hydrogen 201 Exploring Hydrogen Opportunities for First Nations

Connect with government, industry, and acadamia on questions and possibilities when it comes to First Nations opportunities in Hydrogen development, distribution and partnerships

Explore hydrogen project development: Discussions with First Nations, government, and industry representatives on opportunities for First Nations in hydrogen development, distribution, and partnerships.

First Nations and Industry Panel: Q&A with industry experts and First Nation partners about developing hydrogen pro

*Breakfast and lunch will be provided.

*Agenda, speakers and details to be confirmed 

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