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Chief Commissioner of the BC Treaty Commission to Present at Upcoming Summit

Celeste Haldane, Chief Commissioner of the BC Treaty Commission, will be presenting one of four keynote speeches at the upcoming State of the Island Economic Summit.

Elected as Chief Commissioner of the BC Treaty Commission in April 2017 after being an elected Commissioner since 2011, Celeste Haldane is a practising lawyer and holds an LL.M. in Constitutional Law, and an LL.B. and B.A. In 2015, Celeste began her Doctorate in Anthropology & Law. She serves on the UBC Board of Governors and is the first Indigenous chair of the Legal Services Society. Celeste is a member of the Sparrow family from Musqueam and is Tsimshian through Metlakatla.

What to Expect at the 12th Annual Summit

  • The importance of ensuring Safe Communities after a rise in number of those on the streets
  • The recent explosion of the#METOO movement and how to proactively address harassment in the workplace
  • FutureScape 2.0 addresses what the near-term impacts will be from the collision of hardware, software, networks, applied sciences and disruptive business models
  • What will be the impact of local Governments on the growth in electric vehicle transportation?


Showcase will Feature Vancouver Island’s Newest Tech

The 12th Annual Economic Summit will kick-off with a pre-summit bonus session, running from 8:30 – 10:30 am, focused on tech companies with “at” or “near revenue” products & services.
The session will feature 7 local companies who have successfully moved past early-stage prototyping on their march to commercialization.

… and more!


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