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Friday, February 8 • 1:15pm - 2:30pm
Conference Session #6 - Preparing the Workforce for the Future

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Nunavut and Manitoba have always been connected by land, but that’s not the only thing that brings them together! There is a rich history between the two regions and Nunavummiut and Northern Manitobans have a lot in common. The session will dive in the to past, present and future of the Manitoba-Nunavut connection, focusing on upcoming opportunities and how we can continue to work together in the future.

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Thor Simonsen

Founder & Creative Director, Hitmakerz
Thor Simonsen is a Danish-Canadian artist and entrepreneur.Originally from the Faroe Islands, Thor spent his childhood and teenage years in Iqaluit, Nunavut, where he currently lives with his wife and young son.Throughout his colourful career, Thor has worked an array of occupations... Read More →
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Kim Dymond

Kivalliq Entrepreneur Program
Kimberley has always had a passion for helping others achieve their goals. Whether it was working withyouth to test their survival skills in the Newfoundland wilderness or as a high school educator inNunavut, she worked hard to make sure her students were challenged, supported and... Read More →
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Lawrence Daniels

CEO, Fire Spirit
Lawrence Daniels is the Sole Owner and Chief Executive Officer of FireSpirit Inc., a growing Manitoba Indigenous Human Resources Company. FireSpirit provides specialized employment services for a broad spectrum of clients in Winnipeg and the Northwestern Region of Manitoba. Lawrence... Read More →
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Doug Lauvstad

President & Vice-Chancellor, University College of the North
Born and raised in The Pas, Doug graduated from Athabasca University in 2002, with a Masters of Business Administration degree. He joined University College of the North (UCN) in 1988 and held senior positions in executive management, administration, marketing and communications.In... Read More →

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Lester Landau

Lester Landau

Friday February 8, 2019 1:15pm - 2:30pm CST
Muriel Richardson Auditorium Winnipeg Art Gallery
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  • SPONSORED BY Lester Landau

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