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2019 Program

2019 program

2019 Program

Tuesday October 15:

TAP: Trade Accelerator Program - is an innovative and dynamic program that helps your small or medium sized enterprise plan and prepare for long term export success.  This 3-step program provides access to Canada's top export advisors, resources and contacts. You will work with industry leaders to develop a comprehensive export plan and begin its implementation.

  • Step 1 (2 days): Export Readiness Training
  • Step 2 (1 day): Hands-on Export Plan Workshop
  • Step 3 (1 day): Mentoring and Validation Workshop

More information and registration to come

4-6:00: Ice Breaker Networking Event

6:00: Dinner Buses: get to enjoy one of the many unique dinning experiences that Yellowknife has to offer.  Jump on a bus and find out where you are going as you depart.  Dinner at delegates cost

9:00: Aurora Tours – information and price to come

 

Wednesday October 16:

8:00: Breakfast 8.30 Welcome remarks 

9-10:00: Ilona Dougherty

10:00: Health Break

10:15 - 11:00: Northern Farming: So much more then berries and shrubs

11-12:00: Education what does your region say about your campus

12:00: Lunch

12.30- 1.30: Hon. Preston Manning

1.30 - 2.45: Legacy of Mines - Education or Plaque

2.45: Health Break

3:00 - 4:00: Tourism: expanding from Aurora and Yellowknife

4.30: Movie at Capitol Theater

6:00: Faux Gala

 

Thursday October 17

8:00: Breakfast 8.30: Welcoming remarks 

9-10:00: Keynote Speaker

10:00: Health Break

10.15 - 11:00: AI and cold go together like aurora and cold

11 - 12:00: Education from disaster the science of mine clean ups (sponsored by) Environmental sciences

12:00: Lunch

12.30 - 1.30: Keynote Speaker

1.30 - 2.45: Why is the North throwing their doors open when everyone is closing them? A discussion with Indigenous businesses

2.45: Health Break

3:00 - 4:00: A healthy North the marriage of traditional and medicine based health

4:00: Closing remarks

4-6.30: Closing Reception

6.30: Dinner buses get to enjoy one of the many unique dinning experiences that Yellowknife has to offer.  Jump on a bus and find out where you are going as you depart.  Dinner at delegates cost

9:00: Aurora tours – information and price to come

 

Friday October 18

TAP: Trade Accelerator Program - is an innovative and dynamic program that helps your small or medium sized enterprise plan and prepare for long term export success.  This 3-step program provides access to Canada's top export advisors, resources and contacts. You will work with industry leaders to develop a comprehensive export plan and begin its implementation.

  • Step 1 (2 days): Export Readiness Training
  • Step 2 (1 day): Hands-on Export Plan Workshop
  • Step 3 (1 day): Mentoring and Validation Workshop