June 1 & 2, 2017 at  Vancouver Marriott Pinnacle Downtown Hotel
NATOA’s 2017 event will be aimed at providing Aboriginal Communities with the comfort and confidence of making informed decisions for their Trust and Investment operations. Participants will have opportunities to:

  • Explore the Aboriginal Trust and Investment Industry
  • Develop an understanding of the background, evolution & complexities of Aboriginal Trusts
  • Learn how to identify your needs and those you may work with to help manage vital Community assets
  • Network and develop relationships among the nation’s leaders in the Trust Investment Community


  • Reconciliation and Responsible Investing
  • Lessons Learned in the Development and Implementation of Scholarship Program
  • Trust Basics
  • Evolving Your Investment Policy
  • Financial Reporting
  • Nipissing First Nation Financing; Opportunities and Challenges
  • Creating Sustainable Income for your Community
  • What to Expect from your Investment Manager
  • Investment Basics
  • A Review of Equity Investment Styles in Canada
  • Global Equities – The importance of Diversifying Portfolios Outside of Canada
  • Education for Passive Investing
  • Trust Budgets – How To Make Your Trust Work For You
  • Investment Advance
  • Indigenous Sharing Circle
  • Trust Advance
  • Finding the Right Investment Firm and Monitoring Them
  • Minors Funds – 3 Communities’ Experience
  • Youth Involvement – Your Community’s Future
  • Honouring Our Students
  • US Withholding Tax Presentation
  • EDIP (Economic Development Incentive Program)
  • Negotiations 101
  • Trust Investments to Work Together to Create Planned Outcomes
  • Natural Resources – Indigenous Rights

For more information or to register:
Toll Free: 1-866-409-13151
Fax: 1-866-462-7648
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