About the Event
This June 5th, 2023 at the Ottawa Art Gallery, under the theme “Preparing for Success”, this year’s forum puts an emphasis on presenting a comprehensive overview of some of the most important themes in public administration for new professionals in 2023. Our panelists and distinguished guests will share their insights on topics ranging from career management, digitalization in the public sector, the formulation and implementation of government policies, equity, diversity, and inclusion, and much more!
During this one-day event centered on informative discussions and networking, the New Professionals Forum (NPF) will provide a valuable opportunity for new professionals to learn, connect with their peers and expand their network! Come hear from experienced public servants and deputy ministers and grow your career with IPAC NCR!
Program & Speakers
8:30 - Registration and Icebreaker
9:00 - Welcoming Remarks, Housekeeping, Land Acknowledgements by Jennifer Thorne
9:20 - Introduction by Indigenous Artist David White Deer Charette
9:35 - Keynote Speech by Beth Gooding
10:00 - Morning Health Break
10:15 - Well On Your Way: Lessons Learned Along the Journey with Kelly Beaton, Delane Boakye, Kori St-Cyr moderated by Amanda Devost
11:15 - The Generative Future: Where Technology and Humanity Intersect with Namir Anani
12:15 - Lunch Break & Activities
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Looking to improve your CV? Bring a copy of your CV and have it reviewed by FedJobs.ca during lunch!
13:15 - In Action: Leading Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion with Michelle Seymour, Dienabou Sow, Sonia Parmar, moderated by Christopher Khaalid Scipio
14:15 - Deep Dive: Understanding Central Agencies and the Decision-Making Process with Tasha Hanes, Amy Johnson, Christiane Allard moderated by Veronica Ramrattan
15:15 - Afternoon Break
15:30 - Deputy Ministers’ Panel: Insights for New Professionals with Graham Flack, Gina Wilson, and Isabelle Mondou moderated by Anne-Michèle Lajoie
16:30 - Closing Keynote Speaker Dean Oliver
16:45 - Closing Remarks by IPAC NCR New Professionals Co-Directors Anne-Michèle Lajoie & Mauricio Nothen
16:50 - Last Words from IPAC NCR Chair Ursula Gobel
17:00 - 5 à 7 Mixer