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November 19-21, 2018

Westin Bayshore, Vancouver


Successful land management and economic development initiatives are key to building healthy, thriving First Nations communities. Links to Learning is an annual technical training forum which provide a range of learning opportunities for First Nations Economic Development Officers and Lands Management Officers.

Links to Learning 2018 is a partnership between Cando, the National Aboriginal Lands Managers Association and Indigenous Services Canada.

The following organizations provided training for the 2017 Links to Learning: Alderhill Planning Inc., ANTCO, TACC, VanCity, Aboriginal Tourism BC, British Columbia Assembly of First Nations, British Columbia Economic Development Association, Clean Energy Association of BC, Indigenous Business and Investment Council, Lands Advisory Board, NRCan, Geoscience BC, National Consortium for Indigenous Economic Development at University of Victoria, and New Relationship Trust.

Registration is now open! Please contact Svitlana Konoval at for more information.



Conference Details

The Westin Bayshore

1601 Bayshore Dr, Vancouver, BC V6G 2V4

November 19 – 21, 2018

For more information contact:

or call 1-800-463-9300 x 231.


Full 2018 draft agenda

9:00 am to 4:15 pm ENRT 110: Intro to Natural Resources
12:00 pm to 2:15 pm Opening Lunch and Plenary Session
2:30 pm to 4:00 pm Workshops
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm Engage with Today’s Presenters
5:15 pm to 6:30 pm Welcome Networking Reception
7:30 am to 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am to 4:15 pm  Individual 30-min Training Sessions
8:30 am to 11:45 am Workshops
11:45 am to 12:45 pm Lunch
1:00 pm to 4:15 pm Workshops
4:15 pm to 5:15 pm  Engage with Today’s Presenters
7:30 am to 8:30 am Breakfast
8:30 am to 11:45 am Workshops
11:45 am to 12:45 am Lunch
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm Workshops
2:45 pm to  3:30 pm Engage with Today’s Presenters
3:30 pm to 4:00 pm Closing