Virtual Event: Women in Leadership in the Canadian Public Sector

A leadership roadmap for a more balanced public sector

When
Ontario: Monday, November 16, 2020
Federal: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
British Columbia: Thursday, November 19, 2020
Alberta: Friday, November 20, 2020

Agenda Overview:

Public sector innovation is needed now more than ever before. Using new approaches – from policy design to service delivery, new technologies and better use of data – to improve the performance and responsiveness of the public sector is critical if we are to bounce back from the recent challenges we have all faced.

To recover faster and better, we need to collaborate, share ideas and accelerate innovation in the public sector, ultimately to delivery better services to all stakeholders. That is what this day will be about.

Public Sector Network’s Public Sector Innovation Series will provide its own information sharing platform to equip attendees with the ideas and inspiration needed to continue innovating in this newfound way of working.

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Key Takeaways:

Discover leadership lessons and experience: Driving innovation, overcoming resistance to change and gaining influence and support

Develop knowledge of the most persistent barriers to gender equality in leadership and best practice steps to overcome them

Embedding an Equitable and Inclusive Public Service

Hear how to lead in a time of uncertainty and pressure and understand and integrate the unique differences/skills women bring to the table

Your Expert Speakers

Shawna Coxon

Shawna Coxon

Deputy Chief of Police
Toronto Police Service

Kelly Gillis

Kelly Gillis

Deputy Minister
Infrastructure and Communities, Infrastructure Canada

Marie-Lison Fougère

Marie-Lison Fougère

Deputy Minister Responsible for Women’s Issues
Ministry of Francophone Affairs

Kim Kane

Kim Kane

Deputy Fire Chief
Brampton Fire and Emergency Services

Laurie LeBlanc

Laurie LeBlanc

Deputy Minister of Jobs, Economy and Innovation
Ontario Ministry of Training,Colleges and Universities

Marianne Meed-Ward

Marianne Meed-Ward

Mayor
City of Burlington

Deryn Rizzi

Deryn Rizzi

Fire Chief
Vaughan Fire and Rescue Service

Karen Fry

Karen Fry

Fire Chief
City of Nanaimo

Hon. Filomena Tassi

Minister of Labour
Government of Canada

Tara Fine

Canadian Channel Chief
VMWare

Dr. Wendy Cukier

Wendy Cukier

Professor, Entrepreneurship and Strategy, Ted Rogers School of Management & Director, Diversity Institute
Ryerson University

Karen Pugliese

Country Manager - Canada
CommScope

Agenda Highlights:

09:00 am
Welcome from PSN
09:10 am
Chair Opening by CommScope
09:20 am
Keynote: The COVID-19 Lens: Leading in a Time of Massive Uncertainty and Pressure
9:35 am
Value-Driven Leadership: Embodying Your Core Strengths to Take the Best Action
9:50 am
Partner Session
10:05 am
Keynote: Understanding and Integrating the Unique Differences/Skills Women Possess as Senior Executives
10:20 am
Break
10:40 am
Keynote: Driving Influence and Impact Through Integrating EQ and Centring Decisions on Authenticity
11:00 am
Panel Discussion: Experience: Leadership Lessons and Driving an Equitable and Inclusive Public Service
11:30 am
Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Session
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Your Expert Speakers

Kate Young

Kate Young

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Economic Development and Official Languages
Government of Canada

Isabelle Mondou

Isabelle Mondou

Deputy Minister responsible for COVID-19 Response (Communications)
Government of Canada

The Hon. Carolyn Bennett

The Hon. Carolyn Bennett

Minister for Crown-Indigenous Relations
Government of Canada

Lucie Tremblay

Lucie Tremblay

Deputy Chief of Police
VIA Rail Canada

Soraya Martinez Ferrada

Soraya Martinez Ferrada

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship
Government of Canada

Christiane Fox

Christiane Fox

Deputy Minister, Intergovermental Affairs and Youth
Privy Council Office

Rachel Bendayan

Rachel Bendayan

Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Small Business, Export Promotion and International Trade
Government of Canada

Amy Gannaway

VP Compensation, Benefits, & HRIS
VMWare

Natalie Carey

Natalie Carey

Senior Director, Federal Civilian Practice
Appian

Agenda Highlights:

09:00 am
Welcome from PSN
09:20 am
The COVID-19 Lens: Leading in a Time of Massive Uncertainty and Pressure
9:35 am
Partner Session
9:50 am
Value-Driven Leadership: Embodying Your Core Strengths to Take the Best Action
10:05 am
Understanding and Integrating the Unique Differences/Skills Women Possess as Senior Executives
10.00 am
Panel Discussion: Leadership Experience: The Challenges and Successes
10:25 am
Partner Session by VMware
10:40 am
Break
10:45 am
Driving Influence and Impact Through Integrating EQ and Centring Decisions on Authenticity
11.00 am
Panel Discussion: Experience: Leadership Lessons and Driving an Equitable and Inclusive Public Service
11:45 am
Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Session
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Your Expert Speakers

Kaye Krishna

Kaye Krishna

Deputy Minster, Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing
Government of British Columbia

Melanie Stewart

Melanie Stewart

Former ADM, Gender Equity,
Ministry of Finance

The Hon. Anne Kang

The Hon. Anne Kang

Minister for Citizen’s Services and Minister for Multiculturalism
Government of British Columbia

Dr. Jennifer Walinga

Professor, Communication and Culture
Royal Roads University

Lori Halls

Deputy Minister, Emergency Management BC
Government of British Columbia

Brenda Landry

President
Evoke Consulting

Wendy Gnenz

Technology Transformation Leader
MNP

Agenda Highlights:

9:00 am
Welcome from PSN
9:20 am
Keynote: The COVID-19 Lens: Leading in a Time of Massive Uncertainty and Pressure
9:35 am
Keynote: Value-Driven Leadership: Embodying Your Core Strengths to Take the Best Action
9:50 am
Partner Session
10:05 am
Keynote: Understanding and Integrating the Unique Differences/Skills Women Possess as Senior Executives
10:20 am
Partner Session
10:35 am
Break
10:40 am
Driving Influence and Impact Through Integrating EQ and Centering Decisions on Authenticity
11:00 am
Panel Discussion: Experience: Leadership Lessons and Driving an Equitable and Inclusive Public Service
11:30 am
Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Session
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Your Expert Speakers

Kim Wieringa

Kim Wieringa

Assistant Deputy Minister, Health Information Systems
Government of Alberta

Dr. Wanda Costen

Dean, School of Business
MacEwan University

The Hon. Leela Aheer

The Hon. Leela Aheer

Minister for Culture, Multiculturalism & Status of Women
Government of Alberta

Darlene Carreau

Darlene Carreau

Director General, Department of Justice
Government of Canada

The Hon. Rebecca Schulz

The Hon. Rebecca Schulz

Minister for Children’s Services
Government of Alberta

Lora Pillipow

Lora Pillipow

Deputy Minister, Culture, Multiculturism, and Status of Women
Government of Alberta

Kate White

Kate White

Deputy Minister, Economic Development, Trade and Tourism
Government of Alberta

Wendy Gnenz

Technology Transformation Leader
MNP

Sherry Colford

Sherry Colford

Fire Chief (Director of Regional Fire & Emergency Services)
St. John’s Regional Fire Department

The Hon. Josephine Pon

Hon. Josephine Pon

Minister for Seniors and Housing
Government of Alberta

Agenda Highlights:

09:00 am
Welcome from PSN
09:20 am
Keynote: The COVID-19 Lens: Leading in a Time of Massive Uncertainty and Pressure
9:35 am
Value-Driven Leadership: Embodying Your Core Strengths to Take the Best Action
9:50 am
Partner Session
10:05 am
Keynote: Understanding and Integrating the Unique Differences/Skills Women Possess as Senior Executives
10:20 am
Partner Session
10:35 am
Break
10:40 am
Driving Influence and Impact Through Integrating EQ and Centering Decisions on Authenticity
11:00 am
Panel Discussion: Experience: Leadership Lessons and Driving an Equitable and Inclusive Public Service
11:30 am
Closing Remarks from the Chair and End of Session
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