The Indigenomics Institute is inviting Indigenous leaders, Indigenous businesses and organizations, government, educational institutions, private industry, policy makers and corporations to the Activating the Financial Architecture of the 100 Billion Dollar National Annual Indigenous Economy on May 19 – 20th, 2022 at the Westin Bayshore in Vancouver, BC Canada.

​We are in an unprecedented time of indigenous economic empowerment. With continued growth and collection attention, we have an opportunity to facilitate positive leadership and relationships to support the growth and development of the National Annual $100 Billion Dollar Indigenous economy.

What will your role be in the emerging 100 Billion Dollar National Annual Indigenous Economy?

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2022 Agenda

Join us for dialogue discussions, engagement sessions,  presentations and panels with leading experts as a collective force to build the $100 billion dollar Indigenous economy. This is your call to action to contribute and connect with others. 

This dynamic  and innovative design conference will be examining Indigenous economic space and presenting the concepts that will change the landscape of the Indigenous Economy. ​​


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Day One

9:00am – 9:30am Opening Welcome

9:30am – 10:00am Keynote address; Carol Anne Hilton, The Indian Act Economics Effect

10:00am -10:45am Keynote address; Romeo Saganash, The Economic Implications of the Implementation of UNDRIP

10:45am – 11:00am Break

11:00am – 11:45am “Making it Right’ Robinson Huron Treaty Presentation; Duke Peltier- ‘Gweksijigewin.

12:00pm- 1:00pm Lunch

1:00pm – 4:30pm Indigenomics Lego Design Session:

  1. Economic reconciliation road map: FNFMB, FNFA & FNTC
  2. Economic Reconciliation Action Plan: Telus

4:30pm Closing comments

5:30pm – 7:30pm RECEPTION

Day Two

8:45am – 9:00am Opening Welcome

9:00am – 9:30am Squamish Nation Economy Profile; Bernd Christmas Nach’kay Corporation Keynote address

9:30am – 10:15 am The Honourable Ravi Kahlon, Minister of Jobs, Economic Recovery and Innovation

10:15am – 10:30am Break

10:30am – 12:00pm Investing in Indigenous Economy, Followed by an Engagement Session

12:00pm – 1:00pm Lunch 2022 Indigenomics 10 to Watch Announcement

1:00pm – 2:30pm Concurrent panels followed by Dialogue Engagement Sessions:

  1. The Emerging 100 Billion dollar Indigenous Economy – A Leadership Perspective
  2. Emerging Innovations in the 100 billion dollar Indigenous Economy
  3. The Financial Architecture of the $100 Billion Dollar Indigenous Economy

2:30pm- 2:45pm Break

2:45pm – 3:00pm Conference Summary and Announcements



Carol Anne Hilton, MBA

Carol Anne Hilton, MBA ​FOUNDER & CEO, INDIGENOMICS INSTITUTE INC. ​ Carol Anne Hilton, MBA is the CEO and Founder of The Indigenomics Institute. Carol Anne is a recognized First Nation’s business leader and adviser with an international Masters Degree in Business Management (MBA) from…

Geena Jackson

Geena Jackson is a member of the Frog Clan from the Shíshálh (Sechelt) Nation who carries the traditional name, Tsetasiya (‘Sa-TAS-ee-ya’). With over 20 years as an Indigenous entrepreneur, business development champion and leader in economic development circles, Geena launched her own media empowerment company,…

Romeo Saganash

Romeo Saganash ​CREE LAWYER ​Diom Romeo Saganash was born  on the territory of the Cree Nation of Waswanipi in Northern Quebec. Mr. Saganash has been involved in numerous organizations relating to Indigenous and Cree affairs including the Cree Regional Youth Council ( acting as Founding…

Bernd Christmas

Bernd Christmas CEO, Squamish Nation Bernd Christmas graduated from Osgoode Hall Law School in 1991 and joined the Bar in 1993 in Ontario. Bernd was the first Mi’kmaq to become a lawyer in Canada. Bernd was a partner in the Aboriginal Law Practice at Cassels…

Duke Peltier

Duke Peltier ‘Gweksijigewin- Making It Right. The Robinson Huron Treaty Annuity Case.’   Ogimaa Peltier’s commitment to serve his people is demonstrated by his current role as Ogimaa (Chief) of Wiikwemkoong Unceded Territory, serving in his fifth consecutive term. Ogimaa Peltier serves on several boards, including the Robinson Huron Treaty…

Powerhouse Music by Frog Radio

Welcome Frog Radio!

The Indigenomics Institute Inc. welcomes the Frog Radio, all Indigenous music radio station, to the Activating the Financial Architecture of the 100 Billion Dollar Indigenous Economy on May 19 – 20th, 2022 at the Westin Bayshore.

CEO and Founder, Denise Halfyard will be sharing a powerhouse Indigenomics playlist + prize giveaways!

​Stay Tuned!

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