Tell us about an initiative, project or program and how it contributes towards improving lives in First Nations, Inuit and Métis communities to create positive change. How does it help to educate and build capacity for your leadership and/or governance? Is it a local, regional or national initiative and are you partnering with federal, provincial or municipal governments, corporate Canada, educational institutions, non-profits or other Indigenous organizations? Tell us how your First Nation, Inuit or Métis organization is actively demonstrating best practices that contribute to positive change? Do you have a success story to share and from which we can all learn from?
Guidelines for Abstracts
Your abstract should be
succinct, informative and engaging. Please describe how your
initiative, project or program is improving lives in First Nations,
Inuit and Métis communities to create positive change and managing through disruptions. It should fit
within one of the five conference tracks below. AFOA Canada conference
attendees want to learn about best practices and lessons learned. Case
studies or stories are helpful to how the approach has been successful.
Your presentation should engage the audience through the material
presented or other means, such as interactive activities, interaction
with audience, survey, etc.
Concurrent sessions will focus on five themes:
- Leadership and Governance – Featuring success stories and trends in Governance
- Management, Finance and IT – Best practices in Management, Finance and Information Technology
- Business Development – Featuring success stories and trends in Community Business Development and Entrepreneurship
- Wealth Creation – Featuring trends and best practices in creating Community Wealth
- Human Capital – Creating Healthy Work Environments that reflect Indigenous culture
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• Working Through Disruptions (Disaster Planning; Millennium Planning; Planning for Leadership Changes, etc.)
• Gender Equity
• Workplace Wellness and Stress Management
• Community Impact of Marijuana Legalization
• Fiscal Relationships
• Cyber Security
• Capital Asset and Long-Term Debt Planning
• Creation of an Economic Development Strategy
• File Management (How to Maintain Good Financial Records)
• Presentation Development
• Developing a Business Plan
• Policy Development
• Creating Effective Presentations to Chief and Council
Deadline for Submissions
The deadline for submissions is Friday, May 3, 2019 at 4:30 pm EDT.
The submissions should be submitted in Word format. Please send your submissions by email to the Conference Secretariat at firstname.lastname@example.org
. Late submissions will not be accepted.
If you have any questions about the Call for Presentations, please contact George Rogerson at email@example.com