About the Summit

Beaubassin Mi’kmaq Wind Management Ltd. invites people from across Mi’kmaq Nation, Nova Scotia, Canada, and the world, to attend Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Energy and Innovation Summit 2016 

Membertou, NS – Beaubassin Mi’kmaq Wind Management Ltd., a company collectively owned by all 13 Mi’kmaq Band Councils within Nova Scotia, will be hosting the Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Energy and Innovation Summit 2016, from Monday, September 26th to Tuesday, September 27th at Membertou Trade and Convention Centre.

“Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Energy and Innovation Summit 2016 will celebrate Mi’kmaq Nation success creating innovative community economic development projects, and it will share the knowledge gained from creating those projects with people from across Canada and around the world.”, says Steve Parsons, Vice-President, Beaubassin Mi’kmaq Wind Management Ltd.

Representatives from Acadia, Annapolis Valley, Bear River, Eskasoni, Glooscap, Membertou, Millbrook, Paqtnkek, Pictou Landing, Potlotek, Sipekne’katik, Wagmatcook, and Waycobah First Nations will present their stories of how they created innovative community energy and development projects.

Beaubassin Mi’kmaq Wind Management Ltd. will tell their story of how they created wind energy projects collectively owned by all Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Bands. Government officials and business leaders will give presentations on topics such as energy efficiency and tidal energy.

“Businesses will be able to create joint ventures by speaking directly with representatives from each of Nova Scotia’s 13 Mi’kmaq communities.”, says Mr. Parsons.

Organizations can attend Nova Scotia Mi’kmaq Energy and Innovation Summit 2016 by becoming a delegate, exhibitor, or a sponsor.