ipac leadership conference 2020

IPAC’s National Leadership Conference is designed to provide leaders, practitioners, and academics working in or with the public sector the opportunity to connect with and learn from leading edge experts who successfully tackled disruption and change.

Join us in March 2020 for an exciting opportunity to hear from leading experts on the future of public services and what leaders need to know to meet tomorrow’s challenges. Times are changing rapidly and public sector leaders and organizations must be prepared and equipped to navigate through the challenges in order to emerge even stronger. 

The 2020 IPAC National Leadership Conference will allow you to gain the insight and gather the tools needed to:

provide

Provide you with the practical knowledge needed to successfully apply a leadership vision to the challenges of tomorrow’s public service.

network

Connect you with key thought leaders, who have a successful track record of developing and applying transformational leadership frameworks in public service.

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Offer you the opportunity to actively participate in workshops and network with key subject matter experts and public sector peers from federal, provincial, municipal and Indigenous governments.

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Showcase IPAC’s new Excellence in Public Service Award.

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Meet our Keynotes

Steven Davidson

Janice Baker

Bianca Wylie

Mandy Bishop

April Howe

Faisal Haq Shaheen

Melanie Fraser

Shoshanna Saxe

Cyrus Tehrani

Cathy Kennedy

Nicolino Frate

Sasha Tregebov

Honey Dacanay

David Wake

David Stolte

Zahra Ebrahim

Jenny Tremblay

Alex Togunov

Shawn Slack

Julian Stodd

Dan Brant

Sunil Johal

Mark & Sam Hurwitz

Shari McKay

Garry Boychuk

Alexandra Cutean

Gail Haarsma

Kent Campbell

Kim Leach

Click below to download our Program at Glance

(Click sessions to view description)

DAY 1

Monday March 9, 2020

7:30 - 8:30 am | Churchill Court

Registration Open, Networking Breakfast & Connecting with Exhibitors

8:45 - 9:15 am | Churchill Ballroom

Opening Keynote | Mithula Naik, nterim Head of Design Research and founding member of the Canadian Digital Service (CDS)

9:15 - 10:00 am | Churchill Ballroom

10:15 - 11:15 pm | Breakout Sessions

A1

B1

C1

8:30 - 8:45 am | Churchill Ballroom 

Opening and Welcome | Indigenous Prayer

10:00 - 10:15 am | Churchill Court

Break and Networking

12:00 - 1:00 pm | Churchill Court

Lunch

1:00 - 1:15 pm | Churchill Ballroom

Public Sector Leadership & Excellence Award Presentation

1:15 - 1:45 pm | Churchill Ballroom

Keynote | TBD

1:45 - 3:00 pm | Breakout Sessions & Workshop

A1

B1

C1

3:00 - 3:15 pm | Churchill Court

Health Break

3:15 - 4:15 pm | Churchill Ballroom

4:15 - 5:00 pm | Churchill Ballroom

Closing Keynote | Steve Paikin

11:15 - 12:00 am | Churchill Ballroom

Plenary Session | TBD

(Click sessions to view description)

DAY 2

Tuesday March 10, 2020

7:15 - 8:15 am | Churchill Court

Registration Open, Networking Breakfast & Connecting with Exhibitors

8:30 - 9:15 am | Churchill Ballroom

Opening Keynote | Christian Bason, Chief Executive Officer, Danish Design Centre

9:15 - 10:15 am | Churchill Ballroom

10:15 - 10:45 am | Churchill Court

Break and Networking

11:45 - 12:30 pm | Churchill Court

Lunch

10:45 - 11:45 pm | Breakout Sessions

TBD

A1

B1

C1

8:15 - 8:30 am | Churchill Ballroom 

Opening and Welcome

12:30 - 1:30 pm | Churchill Ballroom

1:30 - 2:30 pm | Churchill Ballroom

registration

REGULAR

GROUP

5 for the price of 4

AWARDS FINALIST

Full Conference

SPONSOR

Complimentary

INSTITUTIONAL PARTNER

Complimentary

MEMBER

Early Bird

NON-MEMBER

Early Bird

MEMBER

NON-MEMBER


$625

$625

$625

$625

$625

$805

$725

$905

$2,900

$2,900

$2,900

$2,900

FREE

FREE

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Register before December 20 to benefit from our Early Bird discount.

FREE

FREE

hotel and travel
chelsea hotel

33 Gerrard St W, Toronto, ON M5G 1Z4

CHELSEA HOTEL 

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Guest rooms starting at

139

$

/night

Cut off date: 

February 14, 2020

Or call the reservations department at 1-800-CHELSEA (243-5732). Please indicate 

“IPAC - Leadership Conference 2020”

 when booking.

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Get a discount on your travel with UP Express!

Just visit UPexpress.com before February 11, 2019 and use promo code IPAC2020 to get your 25% discount on Adult Return tickets (round-trip) from Pearson Station to Union Station (regular price $24.70* CAD). Tickets are valid for 1 year.

  • select “From Pearson To Union,”
  • select an adult return ticket for your round-trip
  • Add to order then click the ‘Buy Now’ button and then Checkout to pay for ticket

At checkout...

  • apply the promo code IPAC2020 during purchase


*Price subject to change.

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Porter Airlines is proud to offer a 10% discount on available base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to and from IPAC Leadership Conference 2020. The discounted fares are available for booking from Oct 22, 2019 to Mar 11, 2020 and available for travel: 

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Please book online or through your travel agent using promo code “IPAC20”.

via rail

VIA Rail is offering discounts to conference delegates travelling between March 7th to March 12th, 2020 from all stations throughout the VIA system to Toronto!

Receive 10% off the best available fare in Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Sleeper class (Does not apply in any Escape fares and Prestige Class). Book online at www.viarail.ca by entering discount code: 14052

sponsors

For more information on sponsorship opportunities, please contact Ipek Tezol 

tel: 416-924-8787 x250, email: itezol@ipac.ca 

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416-924-8787 x221

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