About

The most established and best attended event for public sector financial management professionals in Canada

PDWeek is an annual professional development and networking event designed by and for financial management professionals in the public sector. FMI was established in 1962 and has built PDWeek into the most anticipated, largest, and longest running event of its kind in Canada. Each year thousands of public sector professionals from across Canada attend an informative mix of personal and professional development sessions led by recognized subject matter experts and thought leaders from around the world.

PDWeek 2021 will be held virtually from November 22 – 26, 2021. This year’s event features:

  • An exceptional line up of visionary keynote speakers, presenters, and content
  • 4 themed days, packed with focused content: Hot Topics for 2021, Leading Practices in Comptrollership, Technology/Innovation/Experimentation, and Mobilizing People
  • Speed mentoring enabling attendees to schedule a one-on-one, 15 minute coaching session with a CFO or a CEA career mentor
  • Single sign-on portal rich with interactivity, live streaming, networking, gamification, polling, and Q&As
  • Flexible learn at-your-own-pace conference and networking package
  • Time zone friendly sessions with recorded sessions available for up to 3 months post event
  • CPD-eligible sessions with the opportunity to earn at least 47 hours towards CPD certification
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Event
Organizer

Our mission is to Educate, Inspire and Empower

PDWeek is organized and managed by the Financial Management Institute of Canada (fmi*igf), a nationally recognized, not-for-profit association which works extensively with public sector volunteers.

fmi*igf offers national and regional learning events, leading-edge online courses, in addition to regular blogs and webinars that focus on providing thought leadership and insights to the public sector financial management community.

Contact

Your PD Week Contacts

General or Registration Questions:
Silvia Villon
silvia.villon@fmi.ca

Speaker & Sponsorship Opportunities:
Terry Horsman, National Business Development
terry.horsman@fmi.ca

Address:
200 Elgin Street, Suite 601
Ottawa, Ontario
K2P 1L5

Phone: 613-569-1158

Organizing
Team

An amazing network of volunteers
supports PDWeek 2021

If you are interested in getting behind the scenes and helping make PDWeek a reality, please contact one of the Chairs.

Chair
Daniel Vanier, Shared Services Canada

Vice-Chair
Nicole Zywicki, Infrastructure Canada

Past Chair
Jennifer Sward, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada

EXECUTIVE SESSION
Lead: Sylvie Tanguay, Employment and Social Development Canada
Courtney Miller, Public Services and Procurement Canada
Angel Cheikh, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Theme: HOT TOPICS
Theme Lead: Nicolas Raymond, Bank of Canada
Justyna Korczynski, Shared Services Canada
Mark Nowostawski, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada
Ahmed Afif, Public Services and Procurement Canada
Magalie Maceus, Shared Services Canada

Theme: LEADING PRACTICES IN COMPTROLLERSHIP
Theme Lead: Souhila Ahmed Ammar, Public Services and Procurement Canada
Cristina Doana, Office of the Auditor General
Nicole Meloche, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Lindsay Haffey, Canada Border Services Agency
Angela Delaney, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Theme: TECHNOLOGY, INNOVATION, AND EXPERIMENTATION
Theme Lead: John Falbo, Public Health Agency of Canada
Xinning Zheng, Elections Canada
Marcus Kpetemey, Health Canada and the Public Health Agency of Canada
Sem Jean, Public Safety Canada
Diane Mubamba, Department of National Defence

Theme: MOBILIZING PEOPLE
Theme Lead: Mélissa Beaumier-Robert, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
Nathalie Brazeau, Indigenous Services Canada
Nathalie Martin, Canada Border Services Agency
Isabelle Morin, Transport Canada
Martin Côté, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

SPEED MENTORING
Lead: Dung Hien Nguyen, Public Health Agency of Canada
Justyna Korczynski, Shared Services Canada
Yuyuan Chen, Statistics Canada
Alastair Leigh, Department of Justice

FMI National
Team

Registration
Silvia Villon, fmi*igf National Office

Operations
Val Kelly, fmi*igf National Office
Jill Peters, fmi*igf National Office

Program
Gosia Skrobutan, fmi*igf National Office

Marketing & Sponsorship
Terry Horsman, fmi*igf National Office

Finance
Danielle Belair, fmi*igf National Office

CEO
Marty Muldoon, fmi*igf National Office

Partners