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National AAROM Meeting

Overview

The annual National AAROM Meeting is an action-oriented operational meeting that brings Indigenous Executives of AAROM departments with Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) Indigenous program staff to share information and collaborate on joint initiatives. The meeting is co-designed and co-developed by a joint Indigenous-DFO Steering Committee 

Purpose

To provide a space that fosters collaboration by the sharing of information and development of joint tools and solutions for the network of AAROM departments. 

Objectives

For Directors of AAROM departments to: 

  • Build partnerships; 
  • Discuss operational challenges and solutions; 
  • Share knowledge and expertise; and, 
  • Develop tools and solutions to help strengthen the AAROM network. 

 

Countdown until the 4th National AAROM Meeting

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The path so far…

  1. Indigenous Program Review (IPR) and renewal

    19/01/2017

  2. AAROM Agency Survey

    01/01/2018

    Survey to AAROM departments to identify specific topics to be discussed at the inaugural meeting

  3. IPR phase one report provides recommendations for the AAROM program

    10/05/2018

  4. DFO-APC exchanges begin to support AAROM network strengthening work

    08/06/2018

    DFO-APC Interchange begins to support the work of strengthening the AAROM network through the National AAROM Meeting and a marketing and partnership toolkit

  5. DFO internal review of IPR’s recommendations

    05/07/2018

  6. Creation of a special steering committee (SC)

    13/09/2018

    Ad hoc Steering Committee (SC) formed to inform the development of inaugural Annual National AAROM Meeting

  7. Inaugural Annual National AAROM Meeting

    06/02/2019

    Inaugural Annual National AAROM Meeting, hosted by the Okanagan Nation Alliance, February 4th – 6th, in Kelowna, BC.

  8. The SC reviews and analyzes the documents of the meeting

    21/03/2019

    SC review and analyze meeting materials to develop key recommendations for both improving the meeting as well as supporting the advancement of key topics

  9. A new member joins the SC

    15/05/2019

    New member joins the SC to plan the Second Annual National AAROM Meeting

  10. Inaugural National AAROM Meeting final report released

    12/06/2019

  11. Survey of AAROM department Directors

    12/07/2019

    Survey to Directors of AAROM departments to set focus areas under key discussion topics

  12. Creation of working groups to contribute to the development of approaches and tools

    18/09/2019

    Working groups created to help inform the development of approaches and tools in preparation for the Second National AAROM Meeting.

  13. DFO released the “Action Plan for the Renewal and Expansion of DFO’s Indigenous Programs”

    18/01/2019

  14. Second National AAROM Meeting

    14/11/2019

    Second National AAROM Meeting, hosted by the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI, November 19th – 21st in Charlottetown, PEI

  15. Second Annual National AAROM Meeting final report released

    25/07/2019

  16. Work continues

    15/01/2020

    Work further expands to determine best approaches to address recommendations coming out of the meeting in Charlottetown.

  17. Third Annual National AAROM Meeting tentatively scheduled

    14/09/2022

Meeting List

Inaugural National AAROM Meeting

From: 2019-02-04 To: 2019-02-06

Address

Coast Capri Hotel

1171 Harvey Ave,
Kelowna, BC V1Y 6E8

Second National AAROM Meeting

From: 2019-11-19 To: 2019-11-21

Address

Delta Prince Edward

18 Queen St,
Charlottetown, PE C1A 4A1

Third National AAROM Meeting

From: 2022-09-19 To: 2022-09-21

Address

Chief Drygeese Centre, Dettah, NT

Virtual Meeting Series

From: 2021-01-26 To: 2021-02-24

Address

Zoom video-conferencing