Events

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Please find below the upcoming events:

Unless specified, events are free of charge, are open to all Executives and can be attended either virtually or in person.  Should there be more registrations than we can accommodate, priority will be given to APEX members.

* Note: Calendar of April – May 2019 events will be posted soon.

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March 26

How Will You Meet the Corporate Priority of Building a Diverse Public Service?

As part of 2018-19 performance agreements, executives are asked to identify recruitment and development activities to increase the social and cultural diversity of our workforce, in order to better reflect the population we serve and improve decision making. This includes defining diversity goals with respect to the needs of their own organization, implementing the appropriate recruitment and development activities and measuring progress.

Will you be positioned to report favourably on this commitment?

Participate in this conversation and learn what some private and public sector organizations are doing to achieve a diverse and inclusive workforce.

This event is part of our “EXpressions” series.

Guests:

Mona Ghiami
Chief Inclusion Officer,
PricewaterhouseCoopers

 

Chantal Seeton
Executive Director, Workplace
Health and Diversity Directorate,
Canadian Food Inspection
Agency

Andrew Goldstein
Director General, Human Resources, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Caterina DatilloCaron
Director of Leadership and Culture, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

Date & Registration:

The session will be held on Tuesday, March 26, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT).

You can participate in person (at the APEX Offices, 75 Albert Street – Suite: 400, Ottawa, ON.) or by webinar. To register, please click below and clearly indicate if would like attend in person or via webinar/teleconference.

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March 28

Reducing the Number of Pay Problems: Tools at Your Disposal

A government-wide corporate priority for fiscal year 2018-19 is Supporting Efforts to Address the Pay System. Executives whose organizations are served by the new pay system are to continue to undertake the necessary initiatives to ensure our employees are paid accurately and on time. This includes undertaking actions both within their organization and contributing to the efforts of Public Services and Procurement Canada and the Treasury Board Secretariat in tackling the challenges posed by the pay system.

Join APEX in a discussion with PSPC and improve your knowledge about how to prevent and reduce the number of pay problems, taking away tips and tricks for supporting your employees and preventing pay issues before they arise.

This event is part of our “Executive Tool Box” series.

Speaker:

Guest from the Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Date & Registration:

The session will be held on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT).

You can participate in person (at the APEX Offices, 75 Albert Street – Suite: 400, Ottawa, ON.) or by webinar. To register, please click below and clearly indicate if would like attend in person or via webinar/teleconference.

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April 2

Economic Increase and Back Pay for Executives: An Opportunity to Ask Your Questions!

APEX is hosting a discussion with experts from the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer (TBS/OCHRO) and from Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC) about the economic increase and associated back pay for executives that were announced in June 2018.

Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to hear from experts and pose your questions about the implementation of the increase. Check out the Frequently Asked Questions which we developed with OCHRO and PSPC and join us at the session with your questions!
The event is part of our “EX Toolbox” series and will be moderated by APEX.

Guests :

Representatives from the Office of the Chief Human Resources Officer – Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and Public Services and Procurement Canada.

Date & Registration:

The session will be held on Tuesday, April 2, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT).

You can participate in person (at the APEX Offices, 75 Albert Street – Suite: 400, Ottawa, ON.) or by webinar. To register, please click below and clearly indicate if would like attend in person or via webinar/teleconference.

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April 3

How Will Canada-United States-Mexico Trade Agreement Impact Your Work?

On November 30, 2018, Canada, the United States and Mexico signed the Canada-United States-Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), which will strengthen this trilateral commercial relationship and provide important stability and predictability for Canadian businesses and workers.

Join us to hear from Canada’s Chief Negotiator for CUSMA and the recipient of 2018 APEX Award of Excellence (Career Contribution Award) and engage in dialogue on how this trade agreement might impact the work of federal executives.

This event is part of our “ConnEXions” series.

Speaker:

Steve Verheul
Assistant Deputy Minister, Trade Policy and Negotiations Branch, Global Affairs Canada

Date & Registration:

The session will be held on Wednesday, April 3, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT).

You can participate in person (at the APEX Offices, 75 Albert Street – Suite: 400, Ottawa, ON.) or by webinar. To register, please click below and clearly indicate if would like attend in person or via webinar/teleconference.

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April 9

Leadership Story: Inspiring Excellence

Gain actionable insights from Michel Doiron, the winner of the 2018 APEX Awards of Excellence for Leadership. The epitome of an outstanding leader, Michel models excellence and deep commitment to the values of the Federal Public Service, so it is not surprising that many view him as a role model and mentor.

Michel’s respectful and forthright leadership has resulted in improved programs, services and new initiatives, including the expansion of VAC’s digital service strategy, the creation and implementation of the Suicide Prevention Strategy (with the Canadian Armed Forces), the re-opening of nine offices, and the implementation of millions of dollars in new programming and benefits to veterans.

Meet an inspiring leader who works tirelessly to improve the lives of others and learn how to lead in a personable and compassionate way!

This event is part of our “ConnEXions” series.

Speaker:

Michel Doiron
Assistant Deputy Minister, Service Delivery Branch, Veterans Affairs Canada

Date & Registration:

The session will be held on Tuesday, April 9, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT).

You can participate in person (at the APEX Offices, 75 Albert Street – Suite: 400, Ottawa, ON.) or by webinar. To register, please click below and clearly indicate if would like attend in person or via webinar/teleconference.

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April 10

Performance Management Program: What We Heard and APEX Perspective

In September 2018, the Association of Professional Executives (APEX) asked executives for feedback on their recent experience with the performance management program.

The survey sought to understand the community’s concerns so that advice could be gathered and shared with various stakeholders. The considerable feedback we received has been compiled and APEX has drafted the APEX Perspective: Performance Management Program.

You are invited to join us as we share the feedback received from the survey and to influence the finalization of the APEX Perspective.

This event is part of our “EXpressions” series.

Date & Registration:

The session will be held on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT).

You can participate in person (at the APEX Offices, 75 Albert Street – Suite: 400, Ottawa, ON.) or by webinar. To register, please click below and clearly indicate if would like attend in person or via webinar/teleconference.

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April 25

Leadership Story: Partnerships Drive Success!

You can’t do it all. To grow, create change and generate excitement you must become a master in building partnerships.

Join us for conversation with Christian Riel, the winner of the 2018 APEX Awards of Excellence in the Partnerships category. His leadership has led to fostering a strong science culture in Canada by mobilizing hundreds of partners including government, academia, NGOs, science centers, public libraries and schools.

Draw inspiration from his leadership story and get practical tips on how to build and leverage partnerships for lasting success. Bring your questions and your stories!

This event is part of our “ConnEXions” series.

Speaker:

Christian Riel
Director, Communications, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada

Date & Registration:

The session will be held on Thursday, April 25, 2019 from 12:00 pm to 1:30 pm (EDT).

You can participate in person (at the APEX Offices, 75 Albert Street – Suite: 400, Ottawa, ON.) or by webinar. To register, please click below and clearly indicate if would like attend in person or via webinar/teleconference.

Register now!