2024 Workshop

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The date for the 15th Annual NWT Water Stewardship Strategy Implementation Workshop has changed. The workshop will now be held on October 29-30, 2024 at the Chief Drygeese Centre, Dettah, NT.


Workshop Details

The NWT Water Stewardship Strategy Implementation Workshop is an annual forum for Water Partners to share, network, and build partnerships with one another. This year's workshop will mark the 15th year of Water Partners coming together to support the advancement of the NWT Water Strategy vision: "The waters of the Northwest Territories will remain clean, abundant, and productive for all time."

The theme for this year’s workshop is: Shaping the Future of NWT Water Stewardship – Actions, Learnings, and Insights for a Sustainable Tomorrow. Throughout the workshop Water Partners will aim to:

  • Share and reflect on past and on-going implementation actions and activities that are advancing the NWT Water Stewardship Strategy and its 2021-2025 Action Plan, emphasizing what we’ve learned and where we want to go from here.
  • Continue to build our understanding of the changes in NWT waters and how knowledge gaps are being addressed.   
  • Identify and share insights on emerging priorities for water stewardship in the NWT.

Date: October 29-30, 2024

Location: Chief Drygeese Centre in Dettah, approximately a 20 minute drive from Yellowknife. 

Workshop Agenda: A workshop agenda will be sent to registered participants once finalized.

Travel: Participants are responsible for booking their own travel to attend the workshop. For convenience, hotel rooms have been blocked off at the Chateau Nova for October 28-31st, in Yellowknife. To reserve one of these rooms, please directly book with Chateau Nova, by September 29th, using the following code: NWT WSS. 

Transportation: Buses will be available to take participants from the Chateau Nova, in Yellowknife, to the Chief Drygeese Centre, in Dettah. Buses will depart the hotel at 8:45am and return to Yellowknife at 5pm, each day. If you are taking the bus, please ensure you are in the hotel lobby 10 minutes before departure. 

Food: Lunch, snacks, and coffee/tea will be provided each day of the workshop. If you have dietary restrictions, please make note in your registration. We will try our our best to accommodate. 

We encourage participants to bring their own travel mug, if possible. 


Click here to register to attend. 

Call for Presentations

Are you interested in presenting and/or leading a session at the workshop? Click here for more details and to submit your proposal. 


Questions? Please reach out!


867-767-9234 ext. 53142/53136