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Join us for Thunder Bay's 3rd Indigenous Knowledge Gathering in Thunder Bay with a focus on Mentoring Leadership with Keynote Speaker, Jean Paul (JP) Gladu.

This innovative and exciting one event will bring together leaders in youth, corporate, health, education, economics, government, and other sectors, together for a day with a focus on Indigenous Knowledge.

Inviting Education Directors, frontline workers, youth, leadership, corporate, government, educators,

Expect conversation on relationships and building them, best practices, business start ups, as well as shared stories, and Lived Experiences in building leadership, entrepreneurship, education & mentoring.

Bridging together Indigenous Knowledge and leadership is important for thinking about the future for generations, as well the impact your organization or company may have currently.


About our Keynote, John Paul, (JP) Gladue

Jean Paul (JP) Gladu is currently the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) based in Toronto. Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay JP is a member of Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek located on the eastern shores of Lake Nipigon, Ontario. JP completed a forestry technician diploma in 1993, obtained an undergraduate degree in forestry from Northern Arizona University in 2000, holds an Executive MBA from Queens University and the ICD.D from Rotman School of Management University of Toronto. JP has over two decades of experience in the natural resource sector. His career path includes work with Aboriginal communities and organizations, environmental non-government organizations, industry and governments from across Canada. In JP’s current capacity at CCAB, he speaks extensively not only across Canada but internationally as he shares the challenges and successes of Aboriginal business in Canada today.

Currently, JP serves on the Board of Ontario Power Generation and Noront Resources as well as the Canadian Electricity Association Public Advisory Panel. He has most recently been appointed as the Chancellor of St. Paul’s University College Waterloo. His previous appointments include Colleges and Institutes Canada (previously ACCC), the Northern Policy Institute, Canadian Foundation for Economic Education, advisory member to the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers, a committee member to the Provincial Forest Policy Committee. In 2014, he was identified as a Diversity 50 Board Ready Candidate from the Canadian Board Diversity Council and a recipient of the Community Service Award – Transformation Awards from Diversity Magazine.

As a father to his young daughter Chloe, along with a passion for his community, his culture and traditions; JP brings the past, present and future to the table, moving non-Aboriginal and Aboriginal business toward sustainable partnerships and shared economic prosperity. See more: https://www.ccab.com/



DRAFT AGENDA – MENTORING A GENERATION OF LEADERS/THUNDER BAY, ONTARIO

NOVEMBER 21, 2019

Opening Remarks & Greetings,

9:00

Opening

9:30 -11:00

Keynote “Mentoring a New Generation of Leaders” with Jean Paul Gladu, currently the President and CEO of the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB) based in Toronto. Anishinaabe from Thunder Bay JP is a member of Bingwi Neyaashi Anishinaabek located on the eastern shores of Lake Nipigon, Ontario.

11:00- 12:00

Panel on Leadership & Innovation – Bringing Together Experts and Voices

1. Indigenous Knowledge Spaces & Considerations for Design - TBA

2. Healing through Arts & Music –Youth Voice TBA

3. Finances & Literacy - TBA

4. Supporting Indigenous Youth & Learners,- TBA

5. Land Based Learning – TBA

12:00- 1:00

Lunch / Networking / Vendors / Displays

1:00 – 2:00

Panel Discussion Continued

2:00 – 3:00


- Capturing Thunder Bay’s Voting Experience - TBA


3:00 - 4:00

-Mentoring & Leadership,

Closing



If you have attended the previous conferences, it will be great to see you again!

If you would like an oppportunity to present or be on the panel of speakers please kindly email besuperiorlearning@gmail.com

Agenda to come, and registration is easily made here with Eventbrite.

Vendors, booths, tradeshow presenters and crafters contact besuperiorlearning@gmail.com. for table information.

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