Public Sector Innovation Show – Ontario 

From Innovation to Impact: Building a Better Tomorrow 

September 10, 2024  | 8:00 AM ET
Toronto, ON

Event Partner


Projected Government Registrations


InSpiring Speakers


Engaging Industry Partners


Ministerial address

Steering Committee

Scott McDougall and Public Sector Network

Alex Coleman,
Chief Information Officer/Assistant Deputy Minister, Children, Youth and Social Services I+IT Cluster (CYSSC)

Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services

Innovating Together for a Smarter Ontario:
Unleashing Potential, Enhancing Services

In the vibrant ecosystem of Ontario, technological innovation serves as the cornerstone for steering the province towards a future marked by sustainability, inclusivity, and economic prosperity.

With a focus on strategic goals, Ontario confronts contemporary challenges with advanced solutions, pushing the boundaries of digital governance, data analytics, and breakthrough technologies. This relentless pursuit of excellence paves the way for a transformative tomorrow, anchored in cooperative endeavors and unparalleled creativity.

Join us for an energizing, one-day journey where pioneers and policymakers gather to unveil the power of innovation in the public sector. This event is a platform to witness the unveiling of the latest advancements, engage with transformative concepts, and exchange ideas that will forge a stronger, more adaptive Ontario. Together, we’ll redefine public sector innovation, ushering in a new chapter of visionary governance.

2023 Event Highlights


Chiefs | Directors | Heads | Managers of

Digital, Transformation, and Engagement

Government Technology Platforms

Corporate Service

Customer Engagement and Experience (CX), User Experience (UX

Workforce, Learning and Development and HR

Service Design and Delivery

Strategic Planning and Operations Data

Insights and Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning

“The information and depth of expertise by the speakers was amazing! It was a lot of content – nice to restart in person events again.”

City of Toronto

2024 Expert Speakers

Hendrik H. van der Vaart, Deputy Chief Transformation Officer, Commonwealth of Virginia

Hon. Todd McCarthy
Ministry of Public & Business Service Delivery

Karen Howard

Keith Palmer
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Citizenship &

SURESH SOUNDARARAJAN Chief Information Officer Virginia Department of Health

Maud Murray
Deputy Minister
Ministry of Red Tape Reduction

DAVE MYERS Deputy Superintendent/ Chief Information Officer Virginia Department of Education

John Roberts
Associate Deputy Minister, Deputy Chief Digital and Data Officer, Chief Privacy Officer and Archivist
Ontario Public Service

Kaschit Pandya
Chief Technology Officer
Internal Revenue

Greg Essensa
Chief Electoral Officer
Elections Ontario

Yasin Mohammed
Director, Office of State Procurement, Procurement Operations Bureau
Department of General

Joanne Anderson
Assistant Deputy Minister, Citizen Experience, Strategy, and Integration Division

Bethany Blackwell, VP Sales, Carahsoft

Joyce Drohan
Chief Technology Officer, Enterprise Technology Strategy
Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery

Bethany Blackwell, VP Sales, Carahsoft

Alex Coleman
Assistant Deputy Minister,
Chief Information Officer
Children, Youth, Social Services

Kaschit Pandya
Chief Technology Officer
Internal Revenue

Kaylan Chakravarthy
Chief Information
Electrical Safety

Yasin Mohammed
Director, Office of State Procurement, Procurement Operations Bureau
Department of General

Sumon Acharjee
Chief Information Officer
City of Markham

Yasin Mohammed
Director, Office of State Procurement, Procurement Operations Bureau
Department of General

Andrea McKinney
Chief Technology and Innovation Officer,
Chief Corporate Services Officer
Workplace Safety
and Insurance Board Ontario


Toronto, Ontario

Public Sector Network will closely monitor COVID-19 regulations in accordance with the advice from the Government and local health authorities to ensure the safety of everyone attending the event physically. In addition, we will be working closely with the venue to ensure precautionary measures are in place.

2024 Event Partners

Showcase Your Thought Leadership

Take the stage alongside senior Provincial and Local government leaders who are leading the way in IT, data, innovation, transformation, procurement, technology, digital, and citizen experience from across Ontario.

Build Your Network

Engage with over an estimated registered audience of 600 public sector leaders from across all levels of government in Ontario. Multiple networking opportunities exist to ensure you can promote your Brand and establish key connections.

An Interactive Experience

Highlight solutions to the key challenges facing the public sector in Ontario in our immersive exhibitor hall, engaging keynote presentations, interactive roundtables and other onsite activations.

Benefits of Partnering

Thought Leadership
Demonstrate your capabilities and share your stories and case studies via this high-impact in-person event

Brand Awareness
Boost your brand awareness with your target audience by leveraging our multiple marketing channels and routes to market.

Lead Generation
Develop targeted leads and turn them into sales opportunities through detailed audience profiling and polling.