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Upcoming Events

Throughout the year, we offer national and regional events.

June 5
Many cities


APEX Regional Listening Tour

APEX is partnering with federal councils for a series of in-person listening sessions. We want to hear from you!
- Québec: June 5, 2024

Tour and Registration Details
June 5
13:00 - 14:30 EDT


Making the leap: Tips to becoming an executive

The Association of Professional Executives (APEX) provides opportunities for learning and dialogue on the current issues facing public service executives whether they are new to the role or experienced executives. APEX would like to invite both aspiring and new executives to participate in a facilitated discussion with experienced public service leaders.

Registration Details
Jul 10
17:00 - 19:30 EDT


Trusted AI for a Trusted Public Service (in-person in Ottawa)

* APEX Partnership Event * Delve into the foundational concepts of Generative AI and understand its significance, particularly in the Federal Public Service, through insightful discussions on Generative AI maturity and real-world use cases.

Registration Details
Sept 11
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Fewer Priorities, Better Executed: Transforming Strategy

Leaders frequently face the challenge of managing excessively elaborate and unfocused strategic, management, and individual plans. These plans inundate the organization with an excessive number of priorities, exceeding available capacity and leading to chaos, which in turn impacts the well-being of leaders and teams. Learn actionable tips to effectively navigate unforeseen events while maintaining balance and resilience.

Session Details
Sept 25
13:00 - 14:30 EDT


Leading in Times of Uncertainty

When dealing with difficult changing times, leaders who know their own values, who understand their own emotions, and who cultivate winning mindsets are consistently more success than those who do not. In this interactive virtual session, Jamelle Lindo explains how we can tap into the power of emotional intelligence and resilience to show up to lead as our best selves.

Registration Details
Oct 23
13:00 - 14:15 EDT


Embracing Change: Leadership in the Modern Workplace

* APEX Partnership Event * In today's dynamic work environment, leaders face a plethora of challenges, uncertainties, and constant change. To thrive in such conditions, it is imperative for leaders at all levels to adopt a mindset of continuous learning and evolution.

Registration Details
Oct 30
13:00 - 14:30 EDT


Balancing High Performance and Well-Being

Join us for a transformative presentation with Jhanelle Peters as we explore the delicate balance between achieving goals, delivering results, and preserving mental health. In this event, Jhanelle will delve into the importance of cultivating a balanced mindset to sustain a healthy and fulfilling lifestyle while still excelling in your endeavors.

Registration Details

APEX OverviewWe are an active voice, safe space, and catalyst that connects executive communities. Our research, partnerships, and alliances are our strengths.

What we do

We provide strategic advocacy, research, professional development and advisory services to the executives of the Public Service of Canada.


We are driven to provide executives with opportunities to develop a strong community of practice, enhance their physical and mental well-being, and support excellence in leadership.


Together and individually, we are committed to excellence, trusted service, and meeting the needs of our executive leaders.


  • 7,900+


  • 98%

    Satisfaction with
    Advisory Services

  • 135

    Awards of Excellence

  • 10,000+


  • 6,500

    Professional Development Participants

As public service leaders, everything that we do is grounded as part of a larger mission to serve Canadians. We strive to continually assess what we do and improve how we do it, particularly in times of extraordinary change. 

JANICE CHARETTE Former Clerk of the Privy Council,
Remarks at the 2023 APEX Leadership Summit

Executive SupportOur work is built around three Centres of Excellence along with providing resources and tools to assist executives on their career journey.


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