Thought Leadership Hub: Indigenous Engagement

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Name: Thought Leadership Hub: Indigenous Engagement
Date: November 2, 2022
Time: 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM CST
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Event Description:
Thought Leadership Hub: Indigenous Engagement
Featuring Josh Morrison (MLT Aikins LLP), Bo Kristensen and Michelle Kealey (KPMG)

Join us for the second event in our 2022-23 Thought Leadership Hub series with presenters Josh Morrison, Partner with MLT Aikins LLP, and Bo Kristensen, Advisory Services, and Michelle Kealey, Manager, at KPMG.

This discussion will focus on why Indigenous engagement is important for Saskatchewan and how to implement this practice into both your daily business operations and your personal life. Learn how Indigenous engagement has impacted Saskatchewan businesses and take part in discussion on barriers and opportunities to achieving engagement. 

This is not a webinar! This is a thought leadership session where sharing challenges, solutions, pain-points and big ideas is encouraged.

Live Virtual Meeting & Discussion
10:00    Welcome and Opening Comments
10:05    Presentation
10:55    Q & A
11:25    Closing Comments

The SCC's Thought Leadership Hub series is proudly sponsored by KPMG and MLT Aikins LLP.

Josh Morrison: Josh regularly advises and works with Indigenous communities and organizations across Western Canada on issues of central importance to Indigenous people, including Indigenous and treaty rights, specific claims, self-government issues, land management, membership laws, election laws, First Nation bylaws, governance issues, on-reserve economic development and a variety of litigation matters arising in the Indigenous community.  Josh is a citizen of the Métis Nation – Saskatchewan, a member of the Indigenous Bar Association and the former Chair of the Saskatchewan Aboriginal Law (south) branch of the Canadian Bar Association.  Josh leads the MLT Aikins Indigenous Practice Area in Saskatchewan and Manitoba.  

Michelle Kealey: Michelle is a Manager in KPMG Regina’s Advisory Services practice and a member of the firm’s Global Infrastructure Advisory practice. Michelle holds a diploma in Architectural Technology, a designation of Project Management Profession and will complete her Master of Business Administration (MBA) from the University of Regina in May 2022. As part of her MBA research project, Michelle studied Indigenous procurement. She has over eight years of experience as a project manager, having roles with the federal government, provincial government, and private sector organizations. Michelle has led engagements that include infrastructure planning, strategic capital and portfolio planning, cost analysis, procurement options analysis, development and implementation of procurement strategies, and risk workshops with various stakeholders. Additionally, she has experience supporting a wide range of engagements within the public sector that involved strategic planning, business case development, and projects reviewing reporting and performance management processes and capital planning for new and existing infrastructure, reviewing governance structures. Michelle sits on the board for the Indigenous Chamber of Commerce in Saskatchewan. 

Bo Kristensen: Bo is a Senior Manager in KPMG’s Technology Risk Consulting practice with over 25 years of experience in hands-on leadership of transformation projects, technology risk programs and technical organizations. As a Senior Manager at KPMG, Bo provides advisory services to Enterprise clients in Saskatchewan, Alberta and British Columbia in a number of areas related to IT Strategy, Digital Transformation, Project Management, Service Delivery, Governance and Compliance. Bo works tirelessly for the community, as a lead in the National Indigenous People’s Network at KPMG, as the Community Impact Lead in KPMG’s Regions West, a Vice-Chair of the Elmwood Residences Board in Saskatoon, and a Board member at the Living Sky Wildlife Rehabilitation charity.
Live Virtual Meeting & Discussion
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Date/Time Information:
November 2nd, 2022
10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Contact Information:
Josie Fries

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