APEX Leadership Summit 2021

Shape the Future, Together
2019 Symposium

APEX2019 Leadership Symposium

Innovative – Global – InclusiveMay 28-29, 2019 | The Shaw Centre, Ottawa
Program Guide

Day 1 – Tuesday May 28, 2019

All times Eastern

Welcoming Remarks

  • Michel Vermette, CEO, APEX
  • Michael Whittaker, Chair, APEX Board of Directors

Message from Deputy Minister Co-Chairs

Opening Keynote: Understanding the Global Geo-political Landscape – 12:00 – 12:40

  • Mark Carney, Vice-Chair, Brookfield Asset Management and Head of Environmental, Social & Governance (ESG) and Impact Fund Investing

Interview: The Role of Public Service in Shaping Canada – 12:45 – 13:25

Presentation: Top Trends & Practices in 2021– 13:30 – 14:10

Closing Interview: Unpacking the Twilight of Democracy – 14:15 – 14:55

Wrap up – 14:55 – 15:00

Day 2 – Wednesday May 12, 2021 Nourishing Mental & Emotional
Health

All times Eastern

Virtual Reception Area – 11:00 – 11:30
Access to exhibitor kiosks, Summit program agenda, list of speakers and resources and Summit plenary

Opening Interview: Perspectives from the Covid Front Line – 11:50 – 12:30

Presentation: Searching for Solutions to Diversity & Inclusion – 12:35 – 13:15

Presentation: Relieving Work-related Stress with Humour – 13:20 – 14:00

APEX Awards of Excellence Ceremony – 14:05 – 15:15

Recipients of the APEX Awards of Excellence for 2020 and 2021 will be honoured on May 12. Consult the full list of 2020 Recipients! The 2021 Recipients will be announced in the near future.

Day 3 – Thursday May 13, 2021Inspirational Leadership & Resilience

Virtual Reception Area – 11:00 – 11:30
Access to exhibitor kiosks, Summit program agenda, list of speakers and resources and Summit plenary

Opening Interview: Survival and Self-Discovery: Observations from a Child Bride – 11:50 – 12:30

Presentation: Lessons in Resilience from a Blind Athlete – 12:35 – 13:15

  • Diane Bergeron, President, Blind Iron Vision & Vice-President, Canadian National Institute for the Blind

Presentation: Harnessing the Power of the Six Paradoxes of Leadership – 13:20 – 14:00

Closing Keynote: Embracing Change, Encouraging Disruption and Incentivizing Innovation – 14:05 – 15:15

APEX Awards of Excellence Ceremony – 14:05 – 14:45

Concluding Remarks – 14:55 – 15:15

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