Dr. Chitra Anand , Intrapreneurship Expert
Below is the virtual PDWeek 2021 agenda. All times listed are Eastern Standard Time (EST).
PDWeek begins with Envision Kick Off Monday and is followed by four themed days. All sessions are specifically designed for public sector financial management professionals at all levels. PDWeek’s themes benefited from valuable input from an extensive network of volunteers that include financial management professionals, CFOs, CAEs, senior leaders, and various thought leaders.
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Dr. Chitra Anand , Intrapreneurship Expert
DM Panel on Executive Leadership
Sandra Hassan, Deputy Minister of Labour and Associate Deputy Minister, Employment and Social Development
Christine Donaghue , Chief Human Resources Officer, Government of Canada
Graham Flack , Deputy Minister, Employment and Social Development Canada
Daniel Quan-Watson , Deputy Minister, Crown-Indigenous Relations and Indigenous Affairs
Accrual Budgeting Project: The 3 C’s: Culture, Collaboration and Change
Serge Campeau , (CPA, CA), Director, Accrual Budgeting and Investment Management, Public Services and Procurement Canada
Nancy Gauthier , Public Services and Procurement Canada
Alain Lagacé , Director General, Budget, Cost and Investment Management, Public Services and Procurement Canada
The Times, they are Changing!
Alvin Gardiner , MBA, MAPM, Practice Lead - Programme Management & MSP® Consultant, The Right Door Consulting & Solutions Inc
Bertrand Lalonde , Senior Director, Investment and Performance Management (IPM), Chief Financial Officer Branch, Employment and Social Development Canada
Optimizing Resources and Operational Planning by Applying Lean and Business Process Analysis & Costing (BPAC) Techniques
Jennifer Thompson , CEO, Nova Scotia Crown Lending Agency
Mike Haley , President, Landmark Decisions Inc.
Role of Leaders in Organizational Change
Ron Stewart , Executive Director, Prosci Canada
Whistleblowing: Supporting a “speak up” culture
Sandy Boucher , Principal | Risk and Forensics, Grant Thornton LLP
Building ESG into Public Sector decision frameworks
Bill Kessels , EY West Advisory Leader
Data Is The Key to Transformation
Anil Arora , Chief Statistician of Canada, Statistics Canada
Economorphics: The Economic Trends Changing Today into Tomorrow
Linda Nazareth , Economist, Author, Blogger, Broadcaster and Speaker
Emerging Topics in the Post-Pandemic World
Irene Henriques , Professor of Management, York University
David Weitzner , Assistant Professor of Management, York University
Canada Coast to Coast
Rick Mercer , Canadian Comedian, Political Satirist and Author
An Engagement with DM Matthews
Bill Matthews , Deputy Minister, Public Services and Procurement Canada
Lessons Learned from the Pandemic – thoughts on risk and leadership
Paul Glover , President, Shared Services Canada
Lean Process Improvement
Craig Szelestowski , Lean Knowledge Work Expert, Lean Agility Inc.
Transformation of Post-COVID Financial Processes: Managing Risks, Opportunities and Leveraging Technology
Brian Bost , Partner, Risk Consulting, KPMG
Dale Schattenkirk , Partner, Audit, KPMG
Future of Work - CFO Fireside Chat
Anick Ouellette , Assistant Deputy Minister and Chief Financial Officer (CFO), Corporate Planning, Finance and Information Technology, Global Affairs Canada, Government of Canada
Karen Robertson , Chief Financial Officer, Employment and Social Development Canada, Government of Canada
Future of Comptrollership
Roch Huppé , Comptroller General, Government of Canada
Global Accounting Standards Update
Diane Peressini , Executive Director, Government Accounting Policy & Reporting, Office of the Comptroller General, Treasury Board
Alex Metcalfe , Head of Public Sector, ACCA
The Fraud Trends and Forecast: Are Your Prepared?
Corey Bloom , Partner and Eastern Canada Service Line Lead, Forensics, Fraud Risk Management and Litigation Support Services, MNP
Lola Paulin , Senior Director, Expenditure Management Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Government of Canada
Glen Rodger , Senior Financial Analyst, Expenditure Strategies and Estimates division, Treasury Board Secretariat, Government of Canada
Building A Renewed Vision for Internal Audit in the Government of Canada
Mike Milito , Assistant Comptroller General, Internal Audit Sector (IAS)
Maureen Buckley , Assistant Deputy Minister and Provincial Controller, Treasury Board Secretariat (TBS), Government of Canada
Macroeconomic and Financial Outlook
Jimmy Jean , Vice President, Chief Economist and Strategist, Desjardins
Preparing to Adopt the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures – A Practical Approach
Bailey Church , Partner, Accounting Advisory Services, KPMG
James D. Barr , Partner, Advisory Services, KPMG
The World of Work has Changed Forever. Now What?
Sonia Powell , Director General, Accommodation Management and Workplace Solutions Service Line, Real Property Service, Public Services and Procurement Canada
Susan Sharp , Partner, Digital Experience Consulting, PwC Canada
Stefanie Couture , Director, Workforce of the Future, Federal Government, PwC Canada
Analytical Therapy: Get A Custom Prescription to Your Data Analytics Challenges
Lenny Block , Internal Audit and Data Analytics Expert and Former VP Internal Audit, Nasdaq
The CFO and CIO: Partners in Success
Mark Schwartz , AWS Enterprise Strategist
Christine Walker , Assistant Comptroller General, Financial Management Transformation (FMT) Sector, Office of the Comptroller General
Silvio Bessa , SVP, GM NA Services Canada, SAP Customer Success, SAP Canada Inc
Ryan Wires , Global Account Director, Strategic Customers, SAP Canada Inc.
Cryptocurrency 101: Understanding Crypto Typologies
Amanda Wick , Chief of Legal Affairs, Chainalysis, Inc.
Experimentation in the public service: lessons learned and plans ahead
Nicholas Chesterley , Director Strategic Policy, Treasury Board
Pierre-Olivier Bédard , Experimental Design Expert, Treasury Board
Katie McGregor , Advisor, Experimentation Works, Treasury Board
Ransomware: Building a Playbook to Survice A Ransomware Attack
Peter Morin , Partner, National Cybersecurity Leader, Grant Thornton LLP
Data to Decision Making Intelligence: Improving Government Program Integrity by Tackling Waste, Abuse and Payment Inaccuracies
Wesley Girdharry , Senior Solutions Specialist, SAS Customer Advisory, Fraud & Security Intelligence Division, SAS
Leveraging digital transformation to drive efficiency, enable data-driven decision making and reduce organizational risk
Alida Meghji , Associate Partner, Digital & Emerging Technologies, EY Canada
Mike Miller , Advisory Partner, EY
Narayanan Vaidyanathan , Head of Business Insights, ACCA
Intelligent Planning and Budgeting: Leveraging Automation and AI
Kelly Makway , Managing Director, Strategy and Consulting, CFO and Enterprise Value Lead, Canada, Accenture
Robert Phillips , Senior Manager, CFO & EV Canada, Accenture
Fueling Success Through Inclusivity and Diversity
Dr. Ivan Joseph , Award-winning Performance Coach, Leadership and Cultural Transformation Expert
How to Stay Connected to your Network in a Virtual World
Michelle Schafer , ICF-Certified Career and Leadership Coach
Leadership Through Change
Geneviève Desautels , Leadership Development Expert, Amplio Strategies Inc.
Dr. Lisa Bélanger , Behavioural Change Expert, Researcher
Secrets of Modern Professional Communication Mastery
Dan O’Connor , Tactical Communication Thought Leader
Kami Ramcharan, President, KVR Management Support Services Inc.
Paule-Anny Pierre , Assistance Deputy Minister, Centre on Diversity and Inclusion, Treasury Board
Valérie Gidéon , Associate Deputy Minister, Indigenous Services Canada
The Art of Reinventing Yourself… in a Few Days!
Nicolas Duvernois , Duvernois Creatives Spirits
Pier-Alexandre Corriveau-Larochelle , Director of Finance and Operations, Duvernois Creatives Spirits
Stress Management: An Essential Skill for Working in Tomorrow’s World
Dr. Nicolas Chevrier
LinkedIn for Financial Professionals: Your Step-by-Step Guide to Building your Community on the World's Largest Networking Platform
Michaela Alexis , LinkedIn Trainer and LinkedIn Learning Instructor
Nutrition and Physical Wellness
Dr. Isabelle Huot , PHD, Nutrition
Dr. Anne-Sophie Germain
EVERYDAY RESILIENCY IN EVER-CHANGING TIMES
Dr. Robyne Hanley-Dafoe , Expert on Resiliency and Workplace Wellness