The role of public sector professionals can be challenging as financial resources are decreasing while the expectations to deliver are increasing. To be financially sustainable, you not only need the resources to sustain, but the expertise to prosper when faced with the latest external pressures and mandates. Join us on January 29, 2019 at the InterContinental Centre in Toronto and learn how to overcome the top challenges facing today’s public sector professionals.

Leading this one-day conference is an oversight of financial sustainability by an Auditor General panel including Michael Ferguson, Auditor General of Canada, Bonnie Lysyk, Auditor General of Ontario and Beverly Romeo-Beehler, City of Toronto Auditor General.

Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
(Sessions may be subject to change)

7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Breakfast and Registration

8:30 a.m. – 9:25 a.m.

Opening Keynote

Raising the Bar in Public Sector Management
Jean L. Laporte, FCPA, FCGA (moderator)
COO, Transportation Safety Board of Canada

Michael Ferguson, FCPA, FCA
Auditor General of Canada

Bonnie Lysyk, FCPA, FCA
Auditor General of Ontario

Beverly Romeo-Beehler, CPA, CMA
City of Toronto Auditor General

9:30 a.m. – 10:25 a.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select One)

Infographics and Strategic Dashboards
David Elsner
President, DHE Consulting

Talent Attraction and Retention in the Public Sector
Manson Locke
VP, HR & Corporate Administration, Toronto Central LHIN

Societal vs Agency Accountability for Results
Michel Bilodeau
VP, Public Governance International

10:25 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.

Refreshment Break

11:00 a.m. – 11:55 a.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select One)

So Long Future of Work… Hello New World of Work
Naomi Titleman Colla
Founder, Collaborativity Leadership Advisory

Applying the Public Sector Accounting Standards Changes
Matthew Colley, CPA, CA
Senior Manager, Audit & Assurance, Deloitte LLP

Public Sector Performance Measurements
Kevin Page
President & CEO, The Institute of Fiscal Studies and Democracy

11:55 a.m. – 1:05 p.m.


1:05 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.

Plenary Session

Engaging with First Nations in Canada
Alicia Dubois
Market VP, Indigenous Markets, CIBC
Co-chair, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

2:05 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select One)

Infrastructure Renewal
Ron Saporta
COO, Property Services & Sustainability, University of Toronto

Measuring the Financial Health of Public Sector Organizations
Colin Goodfellow (moderator)
Senior Assocate, Laridae Consulting

Anthony Battista, CPA, CA
CFO, Children’s Aid Society of Toronto

Additional Panelists will be Announced Shortly

Session to be Announced

3:00 p.m. – 3:35 p.m.

Refreshment Break

3:35 p.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Closing Keynote

Financial Sustainability in the Public Sector
Gordon Campbell
Former Premier of British Columbia

4:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Networking Reception