PSIS Federal 2023 – Canada

Public Sector Innovation Show Federal

Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Ottawa

Event Overview

Building on the conversations and ideas raised over the past three years, the fourth annual Public Sector Innovation Show (Federal) will once again bring together the public sector innovators and decision-makers who are leading the way at the Government of Canada.

We invite you to join the conversation that is exclusively and complimentary for government employees. With a full-day of plenary sessions and diverse topic streams and roundtable discussions, our program is full of learning and networking opportunities meant to improve collaboration, build trust and achieve enterprise-wide results.

Benefits of Attending


Get up close and personal with your peers to discuss the latest drivers for innovation and modernization in a series of drill-down roundtable sessions

Meet and learn from the chief protagonists driving change and modernization in Federal Government, all under one roof

Gain tailored insight in People, Technology and Digital & CX in 3 separate conference tracks


Our Expert Speakers Include:


ANDREA JOHNSTON
ADM, Innovation Canada
ISED

PAUL WAGNER
Deputy CIO
Treasury Board of
Canada Secretariat

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RAJ THUPPAL
Chief Digital Officer, Digital Services and Transformation Office
Transport Canada

ANNA WONG
Director of Digital
Community Management
Office at the Treasury
Board of Canada
Secretariat

VIDYA SHANKAR
NARAYAN
ADM
Agriculture and AgriFood Canada

DOMINIC LAPORTE
ADM, Business Innovation
and Transformation
Fisheries and Oceans
Canada

ANTHONY SHEEHAN
CIO
Courts Administration
Service

LORI MACDONALD
Senior Assistant DM &
COO
Service Canada

PETER LINKLETTER
EVP – People Innovation
and Results
Canada Energy
Regulator

RACHEL PORTEOUS
CIO
Financial Transactions
and Reports Analysis
Centre of Canada

SHANNON ARCHIBALD
Assistant Deputy
Minister & Deputy Chief
Technology Officer
Shared Service Canada

PHILIPPE JOHNSTON
CIO
National Research
Council of Canada

Tom Balfour Assistant Deputy Minister, People and Culture and Chief Human Resources Officer Fisheries and Oceans Canada 

TOM BALFOUR
ADM, People and Culture
CHRO
Fisheries and Oceans
Canada

Wendy Bullion-Winters Director General and Chief Human Resources Officer Canada School of Public Service 

WENDY WINTERS
Director General and
CHRO
Canada School of Public
Service

Hillary Hartley Chief Digital and Data Officer, Deputy Minister, Ontario Digital Service (Ministry of Finance)

HILLARY HARTLEY
Chief Digital and Data
Officer and Deputy
Minister for Digital
Government
Cabinet Office

IRWIN BESS
Chief Innovation and
Technology Officer
Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

JOEL MARTIN
Chief Digital Research
Officer
National Research
Council of Canada

LUCIE LOIGNON
CIO
Environment and Climate Change Canada

KATIE ROSOLEN
DAOUST

CIO and Senior Director
Administrative Tribunals
Support Service of
Canada

PETER LITTLEFIELD
Senior Assistant
Deputy Minister & Chief
Information Officer –
Innovation, Information
and Technology
Employment and Social
Development Canada

Key Sessions

The Public Sector Innovation Series features the latest initiatives throughout Canada and shares insights via keynote presentations, case studies, panel discussions, and fireside chats. To provide additional perspective – topic-based tracks will address more specific ideas and challenges in the worlds of digital & CX, people, and technology faced by public sector leaders today.

Wednesday, February 22, 2023

Keynote SessionsPanel SessionsPeople TrackDigital and CX TrackTechnology Track

Opening Keynote Session:

Building a Better Future for all Canadians: What Does a Fit-For-Future Government Look Like?

Speaker TBA

Afternoon Keynote Session:

Unlocking Tools and Strategies to Drive Innovation and Modernization

Hillary Hartley, Chief Digital and Data Officer and Deputy Minister for Digital Government, Cabinet Office

Humanizing Technology to Deliver More Engaging Citizen Experiences

Andrea Johnston, ADM, Innovation Canada, ISED

Vidya Shankar Narayan, ADM, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Lori MacDonald, Senior Assistant DM & COO, Service Canada

Crystal Ball Gazing: Tech and the Future of Public Sector Service Delivery

Shannon Archibald, Assistant Deputy Minister & Deputy Chief Technology Officer, Shared Services Canada

Lucie Loignon, CIO, Environment and Climate Change Canada

Government Keynote

Technology to
Enable a More Diverse and Inclusive
Public Sector

Speaker TBA

Government Keynote

Making Hybrid Work for Your People and Your Department

Peter Linkletter, EVP – People Innovation and Results, Canada Energy Regulator

Panel Discussion

Cultural Shifts and New Recruitment and Training Imperatives – How can IT help?

Tom Balfour, ADM, People and Culture – CHRO, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Wendy Winters, Director General and CHRO, Canada School of Public Service

Anna Wong, Director of Digital Community Management, Office at the Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Government Keynote

Strategies for Delivering Citizen-Centric Digital Services

Paul Wagner, Deputy CIO, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Government Keynote

Overcoming Potential Hurdles to Digital Transformation

Rachel Porteous, CIO, Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada

Panel Discussion

Leveraging the Latest Tools to Streamline Internal Processes to Encourage Innovation

Raj Thuppal, Chief Digital Officer, Digital Services and Transformation Office, Transport Canada

Joel Martin, Chief Digital Research Officer, National Research Council of Canada  

Panel Discussion

Small Digital Organizations with Big Digital Ambitions: Perspectives and Opportunities of Administrative Tribunals and Courts Administrative Service 

Irwin Bess, Chief Innovation and Technology Officer, Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

Katie Rosolen Daoust, CIO and  Senior Director, Administrative Tribunals Support Service of Canada

Anthony Sheehan, CIO, Courts Administration Service   

Government Keynote

How to Successfully Position Your Organization to Lead Innovation and Business Transformation

Dominic Laporte, ADM, Business Innovation and Transformation, Fisheries and Oceans Canada

Panel Discussion

Creating a Robust IT Infrastructure in Changeable Times

Philippe Johnston, CIO, National Research Council of Canada

Peter Littlefield, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister & Chief Information Officer – Innovation, Information and Technology,  Employment and Social Development Canada



Your Registration


Virtual Presentations

Hear from public sector leaders about the latest trends and explore how to instantly apply these insights and gaining unique perspectives

Interactivity

An opportunity to engage with the inspiring speaker panel and peers in the live Q&A and polling to discover answers to shared challenges

Leading Technology
Solutions

Hear  from leading solutions providers in the government space as they explore key technologies to improve citizen services

On-Demand

Receive on-demand access to session content on the complimentary Public Sector Network social learning platform

What Your Peers Had to Say:

“Very well organized, it was smooth. That requires a lot of work and many people working in the background. Congrats, good job!”
Employment and Social Development Canada

“Some amazing work is being done and some great advancements have been initiated by the federal government agencies!”
Canada Border Services Agency

“The presenters and the panelists provided very relevant and insightful information.”
City of Leduc