Showcasing innovative curriculum, inspiring people and networking opportunities, the First Nations Education Steering Committee Annual Aboriginal Education Conference draws over 800 educators each year. Our conference theme this year is Celebrating First Nations Diversity, providing an opportunity to discuss how the unique heritage, diverse cultures and achievements of First Nations can be reflected in schools and student learning. Everyone is welcome and it is an opportunity for sharing, learning and celebration.


Regular $425, Elders (60+) $320, Students $320. Breakfasts and lunches on November 25th and 26th are included.


Main Venue:

The Westin Bayshore Vancouver, 1601 W. Hastings, rooms from single $129+tx.

Reservations: 604-682-3377 quoting “FNESC Conference”

Reservation website

An overflow room block is also available at the Coast Coal Harbour (details coming soon)


November 24 is an opening evening silent auction and loonie auction in support of the Seventh Generation Club. Auction donations are very welcome.

For further information



Apply by September 12, 2016, 4:30 pm

FNESC is seeking a range of workshops suitable for educators and education administrators, K-12, in BC schools, across a variety of grades and subject levels. Workshops will demonstrate effective, innovative and evidence-based practices and resources relating to Aboriginal education and to the theme, Celebrating First Nations Diversity.

Workshops are 1.5 hours in length (tbc), usually presented twice on the same day (November 25 or 26th)

Apply to present:


Thank you to all of those who have applied to be exhibitors this year.  We will review all of the applications received between July 18th and July 29th 4:00 pm and will be notifying applicants of the results soon.

No further applications are being accepted due to space limitations.

The table cost will be $450 inclusive of tax and of meals for one person (additional meal tickets $150).

Exhibitor Agreement

Exhibitor Information Flyer