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Friday, October 4

11:00am MDT

Mobilizing Efforts in Indigenous Social Finance and Enterprise

A look ahead into the future of Social Finance and Enterprise within Indigenous Communities.

If you haven’t already done so, click here to register for SEWF 2013.

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Dominique Collin

Principal, Waterstone Strategies
Dominique Collin is a principal with Waterstone Strategies and a national expert in access to capital & community economic development policy and program administration. Dominique has more than 25 years of experience in First Nation access to capital issues including micro--‐credit... Read More →

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Brian Calliou

Director, Indigenous Leadership and Management, Banff Centre
Brian Calliou became the Program Director for The Banff Centre’s Indigenous Leadership and Management in August 2003. He brings a wealth of experience to this role. Aside from being the former Associate Director of the Indigenous Leadership and Management programs from 2000 to 2002... Read More →
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Ernie Daniels

President & CEO, First Nations Finance Authority
As President CEO Ernie has been delegated authority by the Board of Directors to manage the business affairs of the FNFA. Ernie is a Certified General Accountant and a Certified Aboriginal Financial Manager. Ernie moved from Ottawa to Kelowna in fall 2011 to work with the FNFA as... Read More →
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Brenda Reid-Kuecks

President, Ecotrust Canada
Brenda has been a member of the Ecotrust Canada team for ten years, serving as the organization's President since 2010. She began her work at Ecotrust Canada in the Clayoquot Sound region where her portfolio included alternative energy planning with Hesquiaht Nation; managing Iisaak... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 11:00am - 12:30am MDT
Glen 205 TELUS Convention Centre

11:00am MDT

Building Indigenous Social Enterprise

Capacity building approaches/models within Indigenous Communities focused on Economic Development and Social Finance.

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Robert (Bob) Breaker

Chief Executive Officer, Breaker Consulting
Robert Breaker was born and raised on the Siksika Nation in traditional Blackfoot Territory within southern Alberta. In 1998, Robert became the Aboriginal Leadership & Management Program Director at The Banff Centre and developed/delivered programs he designed for the professional... Read More →

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Kevin Fong

Managing Director, Goolarri Media Enterprises
Kevin Fong born and bred in the Western Australian town of Broome has utilised his strong community ties and unique mixed heritage to be the voice of the Indigenous community. He is currently the Managing Director of Goolarri Media Enterprises; a 100% Indigenous owned communication... Read More →
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Michael Ivy

General Manager, Apeetogosan (Métis) Development Inc.
Since 1996, Michael Ivy has been involved with Aboriginal business development in Alberta as well as at a National level.  Upon completing his Masters of Science Degree at the University of Guelph, Michael worked for the Chippewas of Nawash First Nation in Cape Croker, Ontario, evaluating... Read More →
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Brenda Zurba

Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Development, Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation
Brenda Zurba is the Vice President of Sales, Marketing & Development for Tribal Wi-Chi-Way-Win Capital Corporation.(TWCC) She brings 17 years of experience in marketing, sales, sales management and executive leadership as well as a post secondary education in psychology, commerce... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm MDT
Telus 108-109 TELUS Convention Centre

11:00am MDT

Investing in Indigenous Social Enterprise

The experience of Indigenous Community leaders who have taken a strategic approach to investing in Social Enterprise.

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Peter Forton

Managing Director, CAPE Fund
After graduating from McGill University in Montreal in1976, Peter began his 35 year career in the financial services industry in the commercial banking sector, transitioning into venture capital and private equity in 1986. He has a broad spectrum of experience from seed stage ventures... Read More →

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Blaine Favel

CEO, One Earth Oil and Gas
Mr. Favel, currently the CEO of One Earth Oil and Gas, is an influential Plains Cree leader who has made significant contributions to scholarship, education, public service and the Canadian public good. During his tenure as Chief of the Poundmaker Cree Nation in Cutknife, SK, Chief... Read More →
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Adrian Appo OAM

CEO, Ganbina
Adrian is a Gureng Gureng man from southeast Queensland.  After qualifying as an electrician, he served with distinction in the Royal Australian Air Force qualifying as a Telecommunication Technician. He instructed in the electrical trades after studying and receiving a Bachelor... Read More →
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Audrey Poitras

President, Métis Nation of Alberta
Métis Nation of Alberta President, Audrey Poitras is one of the highest profile Métis women in Canada. Audrey's career in provincial Métis politics began in 1996 when she was elected to lead the Métis Nation of Alberta, as its first female President. From Métis identity to... Read More →

Friday October 4, 2013 11:00am - 12:30pm MDT
Glen 206 TELUS Convention Centre
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