2018 IITC Agenda

Day 1
Day 2
Tuesday, October 30

The first day of the International Indigenous Tourism Conference features a range of presentations, keynote speakers, workshops and panel discussions. The evening includes a choice of one of two local cultural tours.

8:30am

Official Grand Opening of IITC 2018

9:30am

ITAC The Path Forward: Year 3

speaker Keith Henry - President and CEO - Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada

10:15am

Nutrition Break & Tradeshow Open

10:45am

National Research Project

12:00pm

Lunch & Tradeshow Open

12:30pm

Keynote

1:30pm

Shaping Indigenous Tourism in Canada

2:00pm

Indigenous Tourism Development in Canada

3:00pm

Nutrition Break & Tradeshow Open

3:30pm

Developing Culinary Tourism

4:30pm

Closing Remarks

5:30pm

Cultural Tours to Local Sites

Wednesday, October 31

Presentations, keynote speakers, workshops and panel discussions continue on day 2 and are followed by the Indigenous Cultural Tourism Awards Gala in the evening.

8:30am

Day 2 Welcome

8:30am

International Partnerships

9:15am

ITAC Partnerships

10:15am

Nutrition Break & Tradeshow

10:45am

Partnerships in Action

11:15am

ITAC Marketing Plan

speaker Dené Sinclair - Director of Marketing - Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada

12:00pm

Lunch & Tradeshow

12:30pm

Keynote

1:15pm

Marketing Breakout #1

speaker Craig van der Merwe - Creative Director - The Update Company speaker Dené Sinclair - Director of Marketing - Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada

2:00pm

Marketing Breakout #2

3:15pm

Keynote

speaker Jesse Wente - -

4:00pm

Closing Remarks

5:30pm

Indigenous Tourism Awards & Cultural Performance

Friday, March 15

N/A

9:00am

First Annual General Meeting

Aboriginal Tourism Association of Canada's first AGM. Everyone is welcome to attend.

10:30am

End of AGM followed by Lunch

Monday, April 1

N/A