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Calendar of events

 

June

Government Priorities of the Day - Budget 2018

(Note: closed to the media)

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Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)

Thursday, June 21, 2018

The FMI Capital Chapter has had a fantastic year and we are going out with a bang! This is the PD Day you will not want to miss! We have once again, enlisted engaging speakers to highlight some of the Government of Canada's key priorities that are of interest to you and your organization. Dynamic senior leaders, from both inside and outside Government, will share their perspectives on the various government priorities by sector: Economic Policy Priorities; Social Policy Priorities; and Innovation/Experimentation as a Top Priority. The day will feature several exciting keynote speakers throughout the day.

This PD Day is ideally suited for those involved in delivering on these key priorities, new entrants to the public service, aspiring leaders, those involved in strategic policy, program delivery, financial management or strategies and federal budget submissions. The PD Day will also be of interest to those who are clients of these initiatives and those who wish to understand interactions between departments and central agencies, and the Federal Budget process.

Filipe Dinis, Chief Operating Officer, Bank of Canada

Scott Davis, A/Director General, Financial Strategies and Costing, Shared Services Canada

Nick Leswick, Assistant Deputy Minister, Finance Canada

Paul Thoppil, Chief Finances, Results and Delivery Officer, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada

Nadia Ferrarra, Departmental Liaison, Status of Women Canda

Guy Morissette, Director General, Key Initiatives, Health Canada

Werner Liedtke, CPA, CMA Chief Financial Management/Deputy Chief Financial Officer, Assistant Deputy Minister (Finance) Department of National Defence

Daniel Watson, Chief Executive Officer, Parks Canada

Kevin Lindsey, Retired Assistant Deputy Minister, Chief Financial Officer, Department of National Defence

Moderator - Economic Policy Panel

Jamie Tibbetts, Senior Consultant, Financial Services

Moderator - Social Policy Panel

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FREE EVENT (spaces limited)

FMI-CC Annual Season Close Social and Networking Event

Location:Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert)

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Time:   3:30 - 7:00 pm

 

You are invited to join the Board of Directors, our Patrons, Sponsors, Aspiring Leaders Network, Departmental Liaisons and Programming Committees of the Financial Management Institute of Canada - Capital Chapter to meet your CFOs, DCFO's and CAE's at our annual social and networking event to close another hugely successful FMI-CC Programming Year.  Come celebrate with cocktails and canapes with your colleagues!  Looking forward to seeing you there! 

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Should you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact us at 613-237-4095. Thank you and I look forward to seeing you there!

Upcoming Events 2018-2019

 October

Service Delivery and Performance Measurement - From Planning to Results

Agenda to come

Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert)

Thursday • October 25th, 2019

The FMI Capital Chapter welcomes you to join us for the exciting launch of our 2018-19 PD Season Building on our success of last year's performance management workshop we offer an exciting day on the continuing progress of results management.  In collaboration with PPX, QMR Staffing Solutions, and BDO Interis, the FMI-CC is pleased to offer another exciting and informative professional development day focused on performance and results.

Through presentations and interactive sessions, this one day seminar seeks to provide participants with a set of tools to assess government programs and make adjustments as the need arises. The goal is increased efficiency and effectiveness.  We will discuss how to improve the level of understanding in this area and uncover ways for the financial management community to effectively support performance measurement activities.  This will include revisiting the efforts to date such as the effective implementation to manage results and delivery and how to effectively leverage policy.  Underpinning the entire day's discussion will be a continued focus on strategic advisory and improving service delivery in the Public Service  - What is working well, where we still need to improve, and a compelling discussion focused on how to bring world-class public service delivery to fruition.

This session will be of interest to financial analysts, senior financial managers and leaders, policy and planning analysts and their senior managers.

January

Leadership

Agenda to come

Location to be confirmed

Thursday • January 24th, 2019

Join the FMI-CC for an exciting day focused on Leadership!  In collaboration with the OCG and others, we will take you through the key leadership competencies as well as practical experience exercises and tools to take back to your workplace.  This initiative is a first in the FMI-CC professional development portfolio and is at the request of the OCG and leadership partners.  This session will be engaging and interactive and will address the challenges of a much needed practical discussion about leadership today in the pubic service!

This day will be of interest to all levels from EX minus one to the working level.   We will offer practical tips and tools for those wishing to join the executive ranks to those just starting to supervise staff.

February

Current Trends in Accounting

Agenda to come

Location to be confirmed

Thursday • February 21st, 2019 

At this unique, highly targeted one-day seminar, you can listen to an unmatchable team of financial experts from both the public and private sectors who will supply you with up-to-date information and expert guidance on the latest developments and best practices in accounting, internal controls and cyber security.

Participants will get an overview of key trends that will define the public sector accounting landscape going forward. As well, attendees will receive an update on the latest techniques to improve internal controls in the government sector. They will also hear from a cyber security expert who will share their insights on government security trends and the impact upon the accounting and financial reporting sector.

As always, our PD Day seminars promise to have thought provoking discussions and lively feedback between participants and speakers.

May

Project Management in the Public Sector - Lessons Learned

Agenda to come

Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)

Thursday • May 30th, 2019

Are you interested in learning more about what it is to be a good project manager? If so, Project Management in the Public Sector is THE PD event you will not want to miss! The Day encompasses the following objectives:

1)    Project Management Fundamentals and Tools

2)    Relevant use of Project Lifecycles

3)    Challenges and Best Practices with Project Management Practice

This PD Day aims to provide those who are interested in project management with insight into current policies and best practices on how to better scope, plan, monitor, and report on time-limited project initiatives. The workshop will help participants understand how to use available guides and tools to assess the complexity and risks of departmental projects, and prioritize them based on available resources. Successful projects don't just happen - every project needs a manager and this workshop will show you just how success can be achieved!

June

Government Priorities of the Day - Budget 2019

Agenda to come

Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)

Thursday • June 20th, 2019

The FMI Capital Chapter has had a fantastic year and we are going out with a bang! This is the PD Day you will not want to miss! We have once again, enlisted engaging speakers to highlight some of the Government of Canada's key priorities that are of interest to you and your organization. Dynamic senior leaders, from both inside and outside Government, will share their perspectives on the various government priorities by sector: Economic Policy Priorities; Social Policy Priorities; and Innovation as a top priority. The day will feature several exciting keynote speakers throughout the day.

This PD Day is ideally suited for those involved in delivering on these key priorities, new entrants to the public service, aspiring leaders, those involved in strategic policy, program delivery, financial management or strategies and federal budget submissions. The PD Day will also be of interest to those who are clients of these initiatives and those who wish to understand interactions between departments and central agencies, and the Federal Budget process.