JEDI Plenary



June 7th, 2018 JEDI Plenary

“Indigenous Tourism”

New Brunswick Museum, Market Square, Saint John, NB


8:30am – Registration

9:00am – Opening Prayer & Welcome

9:50am – Keynote Speaker – Robert Bernard, Nova Scotia rep of ITAC Board

10:40am – Break

10:55am – Panel – City Tourism Orgs:

·       Discover SJ

·       Fredericton Tourism

11:40pm – Lunch

12:40pm – Indigenous Tourism experience providers:

·       Mi’kmaq Basket Making & Heritage Path Tours – Annie Clair

·       Mi’kmaq Heritage Interpreter for Parks Canada, PEI - Junior Peter-Paul

1:35pm – Break (Indigenous Culinary Demonstration – Debbie Tomah-Atwin)

2:00pm – Presentations:

·       Product Development – Roads To Sea Inc.

·       Market Readiness – Aboriginal Experiences

3:00pm – Closing Prayer


 Travel Policy:

Please be advised that JEDI will provide travel reimbursement to one Employment Training Officer, one Economic Development Officer and one member of council per New Brunswick First Nation community at federal rates. All reimbursements will be provided in the form of a cheque sent directly to the approved recipient within a reasonable amount of time after the Plenary concludes. No payments will be made unless a travel reimbursement form is correctly completed and submitted to JEDI no later July 7th, 2018. Attendees are strongly encouraged to car pool.

Please also note that anyone who fails to occupy a hotel room after requesting assistance to cover the cost of the hotel room will be responsible for payment for that room.

The JEDI CEO has final approval on all travel claim matters.