2019 FNPSS Annual Conference and Fundraising Reception for the BC First Nations Public Service Scholarship Fund

Main Conference November 6 – 7, 2019
Pre-Conference November 5, 2019
Reception November 6, 2019 (Evening)
Vancouver, BC

Participant Registration

About: This conference will demonstrate how partnerships are Breaking Barriers and Creating Connections between First Nations, First Nation organizations, government, and others to enhance and build capacity in our Nations and communities. What to expect? Plenary sessions with keynotes and panels from First Nation leadership, full day pre-conference workshops on project management and records and information management and case study sessions with First Nation groups on policy, HR and governance. Who should attend? First Nations Band Administrators, their management and office staff, Chief and Council, First Nations Youth, Tribal Councils, First Nations Organizations and anyone with an interest in First Nation administration and governance.

In addition to all of this, you can choose to attend a fundraising reception at the beautiful Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art in Vancouver in support of the BC First Nation Public Service scholarship fund. With your contribution, you’ll enjoy Indigenous art, entertainment, food, short films and the opportunity to network with First Nation and government leaders and more!

Location: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver
300–999 Canada Place
Vancouver, BC
V6C 3B5
Cost: Main Conference, November 6-7, 2019 - $555
Pre-Conference, November 5, 2019 - $150
Fundraising Reception, evening of November 6, 2019 (with purchase of main conference registration $15 or single reception ticket $48)

Funding support is available through the FNPSS to support the registration fee and accommodation costs.
  • One delegate per BC First Nation (It is recommended that this delegate be a Band Administrator or equivalent, a manager or representative from Chief and Council)
Covered Costs:
  • Waived registration fee, which includes the Main Conference and Pre-Conference Workshop, full breakfast and lunch on each day, ($700 value)
  • Accommodation during the conference at the Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver, 300-999 Canada Place, Vancouver, BC V6C 3B5.
All other travel expenses and additional delegates from a First Nation already receiving funding support from FNPSS will be at their own expense.
To access funding support, please email your applications to info@fnps.ca NO later than October 18, 2019. Once received, FNPSS will contact you to confirm your registration and accommodation. Scroll down to download the application form in the “Documents” section of this webpage.

This funding support is made available through Indigenous Services Canada (ISC).
Payment Methods:

VISA and MasterCard payments will be accepted with your online registration.
If paying by cheque, include a copy of registration confirmation.
Make payable to: 'First Nations Summit Society'
Send to: Suite 1200-100 Park Royal South
West Vancouver BC
V7T 1A2

Registration Deadline: When capacity is reached
Refund Policy: No refunds after October 28th, 2019.
Accommodations: Pan Pacific Hotel Vancouver 
Single/Double $219.00 Per Night
Room Block Cut Off Date - October 18th
Booking Link - TBC 
Reservations Direct Phone: 604-662-3223
Reservations E-mail: reservations@panpacificvancouver.com 
Documents: 2019 FNPSS Conference Funding Application1
Conference Agenda
Fundraising Reception Flyer


  1. Complete the entire on-line form. Fields marked with * are required.
    Once the form is complete, click the "Register" button at the bottom of this page.
  2. After clicking "Register", your registration will be confirmed.
If you have questions, please contact FNPSS at 6049269903 or info@fnps.ca

If you experience any difficulties with this form, please contact CivicInfo BC at 250-383-4898.
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Registration Options
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Vendor (includes booth and meals for 2 people $500)
Volunteer *Designated by FNPSS only
Speaker *Designated by FNPSS only
* Pre-Conference (November 5, 2019) - $110
Full day of workshops on Records and Information Management (RIM), co-hosted with our partners Information Governance Advisory Committee (IGAC) with ARMA Canada, ARMA Vancouver, and ARMA Vancouver Island, covering the foundations of setting up and managing a RIM system in your community.

Full day of workshops on Project Management delivered by our partner the Canada School of Public Service (CSPS) covering the foundations you need to effectively plan and deliver on projects, including roles, communication and engagement, budgeting, and more.

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Yes, I will attend the Main Conference
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* Fundraiser reception for the BC First Nations Public Service Scholarship Fund (co-hosted with the Local Government Management Association of BC). Funds from all ticket sales donated to the scholarship fund. Evening of November 6, 2019 at the Bill Reid Gallery: $15 with purchase of Main Conference Registration, $48 for single reception ticket (includes gallery entrance, dinner and entertainment).
Yes, I will attend the Fund Raising Event
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Phone: 6049269903
Email: info@fnps.ca