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ILPF 2024


Keynote Speakers

We’re adding more speakers every week. Stay tuned.

The Honourable Doug Ford

Premier of Ontario

The Honourable George Pirie

Minister of Mines

Chief Cornelius Wabasse

Chief of Webequie First Nation

Chief Bruce Achneepineskum

Chief of Marten Falls First Nation


Former Gimaa Stacey LaForme of Mississaugas of the Credit


Matthew Jackson

Director, Indigenous Relations / Hydro One

Crystal Nicholas

Wskijinu'kMtmo'tagnuow Agency Ltd. (WMA)

Darrell Beaulieu

CEO / Denendeh Investments Incorporated

Kevin Woods

Director, Energy Services / North Shore Mi’kmaq Tribal Council

Miles Jolliffe

Director / Kinetic Canada

Hillary Thatcher

Managing Director, Investments Canada Infrastructure Bank

Matt Jamieson

CEO / Six Nations of the Grand River Development Corporation

Lana Eagle

VP, Indigenous Affairs / Common Good Mining

Darren Harper

President & Partner / Maawandoon

Jason Batise

Executive Director / Wabun Tribal Council

Jennifer Ashawasegai-Pereira

Indigenous Engagement & Traditional Knowledge Specialist / AtkinsRéalis

Chief Morris Beardy

Chief / Fox Lake First Nation

Christine John

Indigenous Relations and Engagement / OPG

Pat Murray

Community Relations Advisor, Canada / Pattern Energy


Chief of Missanabie Cree First Nation

Darryl McDonald

CEO / Potlotek Development Corporation

Maura McDonald

Director / CANDU MONARK, AtkinsRéalis

Ferris Zahlan

Manager / Indigenous and Community Engagement, GE Vernova

Claudine Page

Director General, Mineral Programs Branch / NRCan

Sean Conway

Specialist / Indigenous Participation AtkinsRéalis

Peter Collins

CEO / Chi Mino Ozhitoowin

Theron Solomon

Band Councilor / Chippewas of Nawash Unceded First Nation

Kathleen Ryan

Director, Strategic Partnerships and Initiatives / Bruce Power

Our Sponsors


Ariane Heisey

Senior Consultant / Suslop

Heather Swan

VP Reconciliation / Indigenous Community Engagement

Kathleen Wood

Director, Business Development / Suslop

Annie Merritt

Specialist: Community and Governance Relations / Innergex Renewable Energy

Stephen Lindley

President and CEO / Stephen Lindley Consulting Inc.

Don Parkinson

Senior Consultation Specialist / AtkinsRéalis

Karen Restoule

VP / Crestview Strategy

Qasim Saddique

Principal Consultant / Suslop

Valerie Helbronner

Partner / Tories LLP

MC & Hosts

There will be informative panel discussions and case studies led by industry experts and Indigenous partners.

Andre Morriseau / MC

Communications Manager / ONWA

Michael Fox / HOST

CEO / Indigenous Community Engagement

Qasim Saddique / HOST

Principal Consultant / Suslop


April 2-3 2024 | 8:30am - 4pm


Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel
123 Queen St W

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