Registration for the 20th BC Natural Resources Forum is now live! 

Join us in celebrating 20 years of the BC Natural Resources Forum (BCNRF) in Prince George, BC, January 17-19, 2023. Attend and participate in Western Canada’s largest multi-sector resource conference that brings together First Nations, government and the natural resource sector. 



Registration Options

Learn more about the workshops here.

Ticketed meal events are currently sold out. Please note, meals are not included in your conference pass. 

To add yourself to the waitlist for a ticketed meal event, please register for the Forum and select which meals you would like to be waitlisted for. Once a spot becomes available you will receive an email with an invitation to purchase a ticketed meal. If you have any questions, please email us at

Please contact us at  for exhibitor inquiries. 

Prices subject to GST. 


Accessibility: The BC Natural Resources Forum is committed to accessibility for persons with disabilities.

Please contact us at in advance of the event if you have any particular accommodation requirements. We will work with you to make appropriate arrangements.


Virtual Pass

The virtual pass includes access to the online platform, Whova, where you can view the live and recorded sessions. All on-stage sessions will be live streamed and recorded. Workshops will not available online.  


Whova - Online Platform

In-person and virtual delegates both have access to the online platform, Whova. 

To access Whova you can download the free Mobile App or visit the Desktop version in order to:

  • View the event agenda tab and plan your schedule
  • View the live & recorded session videos
  • Utilize the live session Q&A through the event’s agenda tab  
  • Network in the community tab and see who is attending the Forum
  • Visit the virtual sponsor and exhibitor booths 


Who Should Attend?

  • Everyone interested in learning more about natural resource sector projects and developments in British Columbia:
  • Indigenous leaders, Band staff and economic development and resource personnel
  • Business and resource planning, management
  • Engineering, environmental consultants
  • Economic development personnel
  • Government personnel involved in resource development, planning, permitting
  • Executives, project managers and staff involved in natural resource development (LNG, Oil & Gas,Renewable Energy, Mineral Exploration and Mining, Transportation, Service, Supply and Procurement opportunities)


Media Accreditation

Media accreditation is reserved for qualified journalists who meet the conference media registration criteria. Applications for media credentials will be accepted from journalists employed by or on assignment from recognized print, broadcast, and online general and natural resources related news media.

To be accredited, we reserve the right to request the following validations before granting accreditation:
•    Recognized Media or Press Card
•    Letter of assignment on official letterhead from the Editor or Bureau Chief
•    Sample by-lined article published within the past six months, or current masthead that includes the reporters name & title, or official letter of assignment from a media outlet.


Accreditation applications from advertising personnel and media sales representatives will not be accepted. 
Complimentary registration (no meals included) is provided to qualified journalists who meet the conference media registration criteria on a space-available basis.

To apply for media accreditation, contact Nicole Vanderfleet at

  • Payment

    All prices are in Canadian dollars ($ CAD) and are subject to applicable fees and taxes (5% GST). If you any questions related to registration, please email the BC Natural Resources Forum via .

  • Tax Exempt

    If you are tax exempt, please send tax exemption certificate and tax number to so that we can confirm your eligibility for exemption.

  • Refund Policy

    Prior to and including December 15, 2022, any cancellation will be charged a $50 processing fee. There will be no refunds for cancelled registrations after December 15, 2022. Substitutions will be allowed . Any stop-payments will be subject to a $50 processing fee.

See the full Terms and Conditions.