March 13th & 14th, 2019
Four Seasons Hotel, Vancouver, British Columbia
What is the Indigenous Green Economy Conference?
The Indigenous Green Economy Conference brings together First Nations, Federal and Provincial Government representatives, and knowledgeable green industry leaders to build capacity, discuss climate change initiatives, and explore practical Indigenous opportunities in alternative energy and green economics.
Who can attend?
The event is by invitation only to delegates from all BC First Nations, with two delegates designated by the First Nation eligible for travel support. The agenda includes interactive plenary and breakout sessions. Additional Nation-approved delegates are welcome to attend but travel costs will not be covered.
I've been invited, how do I register?
An email will be sent to invited guests to register online. Deadline for registration is March 4, 2019. Invited delegates can register online or by downloading a PDF registration form found above.
For delegates who require commercial accommodations, NmTC will pay for up to two nights stay at the Four Seasons Hotel. Only accommodations at the Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver- under the special rate code 'IGEC' will be covered. Guestrooms for the two designated First Nation representatives will be paid for. Additional room charges are the responsibility of the delegate. If your First Nation has approved more than two delegates, the additional delegates must pay their own hotel room costs. NmTC will reimburse the cost of staying at a private residence at a rate of $50 per night. Delegates who are unable to attend the conference after booking a room must notify NmTC . NmTC reserves the right to request reimbursement from First Nations whose delegate do not cancel their accommodation at the Four Seasons Hotel.
NmTC will pay for travel costs for up to two designated First Nation representatives per Nation. Additional delegates must pay for their own travel costs. Delegates who elect to travel by private automobile will be reimbursed $.50 per kilometre up to a maximum of $250.00. NmTC will reimburse one claim per Nation for private automobile use. Delegates who reside more then 400 K from Vancouver or are within 100k of an airport with regular commercial airline service to Vancouver should consider travel by air.
Arrangements for air travel must be made by contacting Flight Centre Business Travel using the travel link provided here:
Only air travel made through Flight Centre’s link above will be reimbursed. NmTC will not reimburse for air travel that is made via any other arrangements. Cancellation to reservations should be made immediately after the confirmed delegate is no longer attending. Any airline credits as a result of cancellation are to be kept by NmTC and not the delegate.
Breakfast, lunch and dinner on March 13th and breakfast and lunch on March 14th are provided as part of the Green Economy Conference. All delegates are responsible for the costs of any other meals. Dietary needs of those who have a medical condition and/or are vegetarian have been incorporated into meal planning. Should you have allergies, please indicate this in the event registration; other extraordinary dietary needs may not be accommodated.
NmTC will provide financial support to First Nations on behalf of delegates and not to individual delegates. Please email, fax or mail the travel claim provided at the Green Economy Conference and any required receipts to the NmTC office by April 14th, 2019. Receipts are required for ferry, taxi, public transportation, and parking. Receipts are not required for the use of private automobile, or accommodation in a private residence. Any lost receipts must be reported to the NmTC office. Except for prepaid airfare and commercial accommodation, NmTC does not provide travel advances or pay for any costs associated with changes to travel plans, cancellations, or “no shows.”
Questions about travel claims can be directed to Nicole Pelland at | (604) 943-6712
Questions about registration can be directed to our registration team at