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PSMW 2017 Program

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SUNDAY, MAY 28, 2017All Sessions2

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Time Activity

4:00 - 6:00 pm

REGISTRATION (Foyer 11th Floor)

Day 1

 
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MONDAY, MAY 29, 2017

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Time Activity

7:30 - 3:30 pm

REGISTRATION (Foyer 11th Floor)

8:00 am

BREAKFAST

9:00 - 9:20 am

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS 
by the HON. CAMERON FRIESEN, Minister of Finance, Province of Manitoba, LYNN COWLEY and ROBYN VAN VLIET, Local Co-Chairs of PSMW 2017

9:20 - 9:30 am

REMARKS AND KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION
by BMO Financial Group

9:30 - 10:15 am

 

 

 

 

OPENING KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

with BILL MATTHEWS, Comptroller General of Canada

  • Modern Comptrollership
  • New Policy on Internal Audit
  • Financial Management 

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10:15 - 10:45 am

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

10:45 - 12:00 pm

PLENARY PRESENTATION

INSPIRING GREATNESS

with MARK RODGERS, President & CEO, Habitat for Humanity Canada

Whether we are aware or not, every leader experiences a "defining moment" in their life that becomes the catalyst to their leadership journey. It's a moment that fortifies their motivation and mission in life and leadership.

Leaders will frequently look back at this moment as a tipping point in their life that continues to bolster their resolve in challenging times, and illuminates their vision for the future. It also becomes the source of strength and inspiration in how they influence others. True leaders breathe life into those around them, and ultimately inspire greatness in those that follow them.

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12:00 - 1:00 pm

LUNCH

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1:00 - 1:45 pm 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #1

A)

COMMUNICATING IN WRITING

with STEFANIE BOROWSKI, Information Analyst, Corporate Strategy and Information Branch, Infrastructure Manitoba

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CULTIVATING & SUSTAINING CREATIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE - PART 1

with SHARON O'LEARY, Certified Integral Master Coach™

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2:00 - 2:45 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #2

A)

THE CAUSE AND EFFECT OF WINNIPEG'S POPULATION BOOM

with  TYLER MARKOWSKY, City Economist, City of Winnipeg

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CULTIVATING & SUSTAINING CREATIVITY IN THE WORKPLACE - PART 2

with SHARON O'LEARY, Certified Integral Master Coach™

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2:45 - 3:15 pm

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

3:15 - 4:15 pm

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

COMMUNITY PARTNERSHIPS

THE IMPACT ON HOMELESSNESS

with JUDY RICHICHI, Director of Major Gifts and Corporate Relations, Siloam Mission

Judy Richichi will share her dedication to the Siloam Mission and the importance of community partnerships. Nobody can do it alone. We all rely on community and connections to succeed. So what makes us think those experiencing homelessness can? When you experience poverty and homelessness, you need community and support more than ever. See how partnerships can build capacity and foster more solutions for change for our inner city neighbours.

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4:15 - 6:00 pm

RECEPTION

Reception and wine sponsored by

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Day 2

 
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TUESDAY, MAY 30, 2017

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Time Activity

7:30 - 3:30 pm

REGISTRATION (Foyer 11th Floor)

8:00 am

BREAKFAST

9:00 - 9:20 am

WELCOME
by AUREL TESS, Provincial Comptroller, Manitoba Finance, ROBYN VAN VLIET and LYNN COWLEY, Local Co-Chairs of PSMW 2017

9:20 - 9:30 am

REMARKS AND KEYNOTE INTRODUCTION

9:30 - 10:15 am

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

COLLABORATION AND THE STRATEGIC ROLE OF FINANCE

BUILDING OF THE CANADIAN MUSEUM FOR HUMAN RIGHTS

with SUSANNE ROBERTSON, Chief Financial Officer, The Canadian Museum for Human Rights

In September 2008, Susanne Robertson, as one of two employees, knew she had her work cut out for her. The Canadian Museum for Human Rights (CMHR) was the first national museum slated for construction in Canada in over forty years. There was no blueprint or "how to" guide for a project of this magnitude. Nearly every system and structure had to be built from scratch. Now, nearly nine years and over 200 employees later, the CMHR is a highly successful institution, with hundreds of thousands of visitors and incredible exhibitions and programming.

Susanne will share lessons learned in the building a national museum from the ground up and how her understanding of the important role of finance transformed. She came to realize the importance of not just crunching numbers, but of also building solid relationships, and of taking a very broad business perspective. In the end, she learned that when working on a project as large as the CMHR, finance has to look at the big picture... and not be afraid get involved in everything.

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10:15 - 10:45 am

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

10:45 - 12:00 pm

PANEL PRESENTATION

FINANCE AND PROCUREMENT - BRIDGING THE DIVIDE

Panelists:
MARTIN MONTANTI, Vice-President, Corporate Services, Southern Health;
REGAN WINDSOR, Business Support Officer, Manitoba Hydro;
CORINNE EVASON, Contracts Manager, Materials Management Division, City of Winnipeg;
DEREK COCKBURN, Senior Manager, Financial Management Office, British Columbia Public Service Agency (BCPSA)
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The function of procurement often, but not always, reports to Finance. Regardless of the reporting relationship, it is important for senior financial managers to understand the complexity of the procurement function and its potential for impacts on the performance of the organization. In this session, a panel of senior executives will share aspects of their respective functions and elaborate on how these functions could work more collaboratively together.  

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12:00 - 1:00 pm

LUNCH

1:00 - 1:45 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #1

A)

INTRODUCTION TO LEAN

with DAVID COOPSAMMY, Strategic Initiatives Manager, Corporate Strategy and Information Branch, Infrastructure Manitoba

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B)

FOSTERING & GROWING ADAPTABILITY IN ORGANIZATIONAL SETTINGS - PART 1

with SHARON O'LEARY, Certified Integral Master Coach™

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2:00 - 2:45 pm

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS #2

A)

RAPID TRANSIT - WINNIPEG IN FAST FORWARD

with SCOTT PAYNE, Manager, Asset Management Office, Winnipeg Transit

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FOSTERING & GROWING ADAPTABILITY IN ORGANIZATIONAL SETTINGS - PART 2

with SHARON O'LEARY, Certified Integral Master Coach™

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2:45 - 3:15 pm

NETWORKING & COFFEE BREAK

3:15 - 4:15 pm

 

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION

2017 CANADA SUMMER GAMES

with JEFF HNATIUK, President & CEO, 2017 Canada Summer Games Host Society

Winnipeg will host the 2017 Canada Summer Games from July 28th to August 13th. Featuring 16 sports in over 250 events, and a major cultural festival, the 2017 Canada Games will welcome over 4,000 athletes and coaches and more than 20,000 visitors.

The Canada Games, celebrating their 50th anniversary, are this country's largest multi-sport event for young athletes. The 2017 Canada Summer Games will leave a lasting legacy of new and enhanced sport facilities, and volunteer and leadership development that will benefit athletes and the broader community for years to come.

With the Opening Ceremonies quickly approaching, find out more on what organizers are up to in the community as legacy programs and facilities come to life, the mascot and torch relay travels the province, and teams are in full preparation to compete this summer in Winnipeg and Gimli (Manitoba) and Kenora (Ontario).

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4:15 - 4:30 pm

CLOSING REMARKS