Past Symposia

Sympo 2016 

APEX Symposium 2016: Leadership Action for Excellence, Innovation and Health

May 31 - June 1, at the Shaw Centre, Ottawa



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Speeches and Presentations

  • Concurrent Sessions Day 2:

SpeAkers' Bios

  • Donna Achimov, APEX Board Chair, and CEO, Translation Bureau, Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Caroline Curran, Executive Director, Human Resources Division, Treasury Board Secretariat and Co-Chair, The technical committee of the Mental Health Task Force
  • Craig Dowden, President and Founder, Craig Dowden & Associates
  • Françoise Ducros, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister, Policy and Strategic Direction, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Richard Fadden, former National Security Advisor to the Prime Minister of Canada
  • Michael Ferrabee, Senior Fellow, Canada School of Public Service
  • Nadia Ferrara, Senior Policy Advisor, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Christiane Fox, Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet, Communications and Consultations, Privy Council Office
  • Graham Fox, President/CEO, Institute for Research on Public Policy
  • Valerie Fox, co-founder of the Digital Media Zone (DMZ) at Ryerson University
  • Dr. Paul Genest, Fellow at the Brookfield Institute for Innovation and Entrepreneurship, Ryerson University
  • Dr. Vijay Govindarajan, Author and the Coxe Distinguished Professor at Dartmouth College's Tuck School of Business, and the Marvin Bower Fellow at Harvard Business School
  • Bob Kingston, Public Service Alliance of Canada, and Co-Chair, The technical committee of the Mental Health Task Force
  • Henry Kudluk, Aboriginal Awareness Officer, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Richard Lachman, Director of the Transmedia Zone, and Associate Professor, Digital Media in the RTA School of Media at Ryerson University
  • Hélène Laurendeau, Deputy Minister, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
  • Marie Lemay, Deputy Minister, Public Services and Procurement Canada
  • Martin Loken, Chief Information Officer, Global Affairs Canada
  • Catherine MacQuarrie, Senior Executive in Residence, Aboriginal Government Programs
  • Sapna Mahajan, Director, Prevention and Promotion Initiatives in the Workplace, Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • Isabelle Marcoux, Chair of the Board, Transcontinental Inc.
  • Rohinton P. Medhora, President, Centre for International Governance Innovation
  • Matthew Mendelsohn, Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet, Results and Delivery, Privy Council Office
  • Barbara Mildon, Vice president, Professional practice, human resources and research, and Chief Nurse Executive, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health
  • William F. Pentney, Deputy Minister of Justice and Deputy Attorney General of Canada
  • Rob Prosper, Vice-President, Protected Areas Establishment and Conservation, Parks Canada
  • Colin Robertson, Vice-President and Fellow, Canadian Global Affairs Institute and Executive Fellow at the University of Calgary’s School of Public
  • Kim Thomassin, Managing Partner, Québec Region, McCarthy Tétrault
  • Michel Vermette, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Professional Executives of the Public Service of Canada (APEX)
  • Cathy Weaver, Senior Vice President of Human Resources for Great West/London Life
  • Michael Wernick, Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet
  • Bill Wilkerson, Chair, Mental Health International and on the Clerk’s Advisory
    Committee on Mental Health
  • Michael H. Wilson, Chancellor, University of Toronto, and Chairman, Barclays Capital Canada Inc
  • Brian Zubert,Director of Thomson Reuters Labs in Waterloo