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Professional and Institutional Development (P&ID) Program – Virtual Forum

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Update: event registration is now closed. Co-hosts The First Nations Public Service Secretariat (FNPSS) and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) would like to thank all of the participants of the event, with a special thank you to our guest speakers. Please stay tuned to the FNPSS website and social media accounts for updates on future similar events.

To watch the full recording of the event, including all breakout sessions, please click the video, below.

Event information:

Join co-hosts the First Nations Public Service Secretariat and Indigenous Services Canada (ISC) for a half-day virtual forum on the Professional and Institutional Development (P&ID) Program and further discussion on First Nation capacity enhancement. This forum will include in-depth sessions on the P&ID program application process and Nation-to-Nation sharing on successful P&ID projects in the areas of governance, financial management, comprehensive community planning and more.

Date: November 18, 2021
Time: 9:00am – 12:30pm PST
Cost: Free
Location: Virtual, on Zoom
All First Nations are welcome to attend.

Agenda:
Additional agenda details will be updated on this page as they are confirmed.

  • 9:00 am: Welcome & Opening Prayer
    • Opening Prayer offered by Elder Francois Prince
  • 9:05 am: Opening Remarks
    • Speakers: Carina Chow – Manager, ISC; James Moxon – Director, Community Development, ISC
  • 9:20 am: Plenary 1 – First Nations Sharing on P&ID Projects – Governance & Capacity Enhancement
    • Speakers: Steven Brown – Councillor, Klahoose First Nation; Patrika McEvoy – Councillor, Old Massett Village
  • 9:55 am: Plenary 2 – First Nations Sharing on P&ID Projects – Financial Management & Capacity Enhancement
    • Speakers: Karen Mallon – Director of Finance, Lil’wat Nation; Diane McRae – Executive Director, Gitksan Government Commission
  • 10:30 am: Plenary 3 – First Nations Sharing on P&ID Projects – Comprehensive Community Planning (CCP)
    • Speakers: Emily Recalma – Community Led Pilot Coordinator, Whe-La-La-U Area Council Society; Geneva Mason – Councillor / Community Engagement Coordinator, Kitselas First Nation
  • 11:05 am: 10 Minute Break
  • 11:15 am: Focus Groups – Participants will be sorted into different breakout groups depending on their preference on the registration form (with the flexibility to move between rooms):
    • P&ID 101 – Are you a first-time applicant? This session will cover key components for a successful application and other eligibility questions.
      • Speakers: Brad Sanderson – Program and Policy Officer, ISC
    • P&ID Drop-in Session – Have specific questions about your P&ID application? Drop in to ask an ISC representative.
      • Speakers: Lana Morrison – Community Initiatives Officer, ISC; Trish Wuttunee – Funding Services Officer, ISC
    • FNPSS Mentorship Initiative – Want to learn more about FNPSS’ Mentorship Initiative? Join this session.
      • Speakers: Jehan Casey – Director, FNPSS; Diane McRae – Executive Director, Gitksan Government Commission; Craig Smith – Chief Executive Officer, Tl’esqox First Nation
  • 12:00 pm: Video and Overview of the Community-Led Planning Pilot Project
    • Speaker: Stacy McNeil – General Manager, Skowkale First Nation
  • 12:15 pm: Event wrap-up and final comments

For more information on the event, please contact the FNPSS team at info@fnps.ca. For more information on the Professional and Institutional Development (P&ID) Program, please click here to visit Indigenous Services Canada’s website.

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Date:
November 18
Time:
9:00 am - 12:30 pm PST
Cost:
Free
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Online

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First Nations Public Service Secretariat
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