This year's conference is fully virtual.

Plan your attendance: an at-a-glance program is now available.

 

Registration is now open. Register before August 20, 12:00 pm PST.

Includes a one-year IPAC membership.

• EST •

10:30 - 11:15

Social Event

Virtual House of Commons Tour and Table Officer Q&A

11:30 - 11:45

OPENING CEREMONIES

Blessing and Opening remarks

11:45 - 12:15

KEYNOTE

Trust and Government - A tête a tête with former Governor General, the Rt. Hon. David Johnston

12:15 - 13:00

PANEL

Reconciliation with First Nations, Inuit and Métis Peoples

13:00 - 13:15

HEALTH BREAK

IPAC Awards

13:15 - 14:15

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

What does Reconciliation mean and how can it shape the public service?

A Tale of Two Populations: Cities and the Urban-Rural Divide

Online, all the time: Canadians’ Appetite for Digital Government Services

The Transformation of Work: Skills and Workplace of the Future

14:15 - 14:30

HEALTH BREAK

IPAC Awards

14:30 - 15:30

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Building a Strong Indigenous Workforce

Policy and Decision-Making in the Public Service: Will this be the new ‘Roaring 20s’?

Design Thinking in Action

Workshop

Cultivating Human Centred Organizations

15:30 - 16:15

16:15 - 16:30

DAY ONE CLOSING REMARKS

Vanier Medal Presentation

16:30 - 17:00

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

IPAC Members Only

17:00 - 18:15

SOCIAL EVENT

Bhangra Dancing with Gurdeep Pandher of Yukon

 

• EST •

10:30 - 11:15

Social Event

Pow Wow Dancercise

11:30 - 11:45

OPENING REMARKS

11:45 - 12:30

PANEL

Coming together, or falling apart? Perspectives on Canada’s Pandemic Response and Relations between Federal, Provincial and Local Governments.

12:30 - 12:45

HEALTH BREAK

IPAC Awards

12:45 - 13:45

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Implementation TRC #57: 

What does it look like? How can I contribute?

Yes, Maybe, Minister: Improving the Political and Public Service Relationship to better serve Canadians

Service Delivery in the Digital Economy

Enabling an Inclusive and Accessible Workforce

13:45 - 14:00

HEALTH BREAK

IPAC Awards

14:00 - 15:00

BREAKOUT SESSIONS

Co-Creation on TRC Calls for Action

Demystifying Budget Processes: 

Is it not all about the Benjamins (or Bordens)?

Emerging Tech: Embracing the Opportunities, Managing the Risks.

15:00 - 15:45

KEYNOTE

Janice Charette, Interim Clerk of the Privy Council

15:45 - 16:00

CONFERENCE CLOSING CEREMONIES

Passing the torch to IPAC 2022

16:00 - 17:00

NETWORKING

17:00 - 18:15

SOCIAL EVENT

Home-style Cooking Demonstration

 
Winding Roads

Opening plenary discussion

Alicia Aragutak, Executive Director, Regional Recovery Center and 2020 Indspire Inuit Youth Award laureate

Alana Robert, Associate, Litigation Group, McCarthy Tetrault and 2020 Indspire Metis Youth Laureate 

 

Moderator: Gina Wilson, Honourary Co-Chair, IPAC 2021 and Deputy Minister, Diversity and Inclusion and Youth 

Michael DeGagné, President and CEO, Indspire 

Jessica Wood, Assistant Deputy Minister for the Reconciliation Transformation and Strategies Division with the Ministry of Indigenous Relations and Reconciliation, Government of British Columbia

Moderator: Ry Moran, Associate University Librarian – Reconciliation, University of Victoria

What does Reconciliation mean and how can it shape the public service?

Kelly Lendsay, President and CEO, Indigenous Works

Madeleine Redfern, Chief Operating Officer, CanArctic Inuit Networks

Cynthia Welsey-Esquimaux,  Chair on Truth and Reconciliation, Lakehead University


Moderator: Samantha White, HR Advisor, Workforce Strategies, Indigenous; Employment and Social Development Canada 

Building a Strong Indigenous Workforce

Nancy Harris, Executive Director, Regulatory Stewardship & Aboriginal Affairs · Transport Canada, 

Nicholas Ng-A-Fook, Vice Dean, Graduate Studies and Professor, University of Ottawa

Karen Drake, Associate Dean (Students) and Associate Professor, Osgood School of Law, York University

Moderator: Caitlin Tolley, Legal Counsel, Indigenous Justice Division, Government of Ontario

Implementation of TRC #57.What does it look like? How can I contribute?

Raymond Frogner, Head of Archives, National Centre for Truth and Reconciliation, University of Manitoba

Brenda L. Gunn, Associate Professor Robson Hall Faculty of Law, University of Manitoba

Valérie Gideon,  Associate Deputy Minister, Indigenous Services Canada

Moderator: Aimée Craft, Associate Professor, University of Ottawa

Co-Creation on the TRC Calls for Action