The 21st Annual BC Natural Resources Forum presented a great collection of panel discussions and keynote speakers. Premier David Eby opened the conference speaking at the opening banquet. Day two of the …conference was packed full of insightful discussion sessions on topics such as indigenous leadership in BC LNG industry: pioneering global solutions, Building a BC Forest Sector Roadmap to 2030, Building a BC Forest Sector Roadmap to 2030 and Sustainable Energy Solutions with a great keynote by Cynthia Hansen, President Gas Transmission and Midstream at Enbridge. The panel discussion that made the strongest impression on this reporter was the last panel of the day on the topic of long-term visions for the BC Export economy. …Tim McEwan with the Mining Association of BC advised that there is an general lack of understanding of natural resources as the economic engine of the BC economy.