About the Conference | Accommodation | Registration | Speakers | Schedule

About Our Conference

The 3rd Advancing Indigenous Tourism Conference (AITC) will be hosted in Whitehorse, Yukon, on the traditional territory of the Kwanlin Dün First Nation and Ta’an Kwäch’än Council on December 3rd and 4th at the Kwanlin Dün Cultural Centre

Hosted by the Yukon First Nations Culture and Tourism Association (YFNCT) the conference will bring together First Nation cultural entrepreneurs and tourism operators, and delegates from heritage and culture, tourism, and economic development sectors to explore the theme: “Growing Indigenous Experiences & Opportunities in Yukon”.

Conference Agenda

Through keynote presentations, case studies, panel discussions, and group working sessions, the conference will focus on the following topics:

• Partnerships

• Challenges & Opportunities

• Indigenous Culinary

• Mentorship & Training

• And More

View the full Final AITC Program

Flights & Accommodation

The AITC has special rates for both flights and accommodation thanks to our generous community partners Air North, Yukon’s Airline and Northern Vision Development.

Transportation & Accommodation Information


Registration is now open! Learn more about registration rates, venue information and register online.

Registration Information


AITC will include several esteemed guest speakers from outside Yukon. Please note that we are currently in the process of confirming speakers. Stay tuned for speaker announcements leading up to the conference!

Confirmed Speakers

Thank You To Our Funders, Partners & Sponsors


Government of Yukon
Indigenous Tourism Association of Canada


Tourism Industry Association of Yukon
Air North, Yukon’s Airline
Upstream Events Inc.
Vancouver Island University
Northern Vision Development
The Claim Café
Yukon Brewing

A Special Thank You

Indigenous Culinary of Associated Nations
Suzanne de la Barre
Dickson Outfitters
Yukon Outfitters Association