May 13 2014
Opening Up Canadian Federalism the European Way
The Ottawa workshop compares how Canada and the EU ensure that all of their citizens can participate fully in society, and identifies some of the coordination challenges facing Canada.

April 03 2014
IPAC-NCR presents An IPAC Signature Series Event: In Conversation with Graham Flack
What questions would you ask Graham Flack, one of Canada's most respected senior public servants? The Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet for Plans and Consultations and Intergovernmental Affairs at the Privy Council Office, Mr. Flack's passion for the public service and policy development has been a central feature of his career. Prior to the PCO, his appointments have included Public Safety Canada, Natural Resources Canada, and Finance Canada.

January 23 2014
Fearless advice and loyal implementation: Re-examining the political-bureaucratic interface in policy development
Policies developed by governments profoundly impact the daily lives of Canadians. But few are aware of how the interplay between elected officials and public servants can shape public policy. Join us for a talk with Andrew Griffith, former Director General of the Citizenship and Multiculturalism Branch at Citizenship and Immigration Canada, for an inside look into the relationship between the political and bureaucratic levels.

December 12 2013
2013 Holiday Party
The National Capital Region’s Chapter of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) is pleased to invite you to celebrate the holiday season with us.

November 21 2013
An IPAC Doc & Debate Event: Generation Jobless
After the documentary "Generation Jobless", join David M. Gray, well-known labour economist at the University of Ottawa, and Alan Kearns, a sought-after career coach and founder of Career Joy, to discuss the public policy changes required to help this ‘lost generation.’

October 16 2013
Richard Paton - The Politics of Management: Thinking Like a Manager
Learn to think like a manager and develop the skills, strategies and style required to be effective in your organization.

September 26 2013
Link and Drink Event
Join us at Mill St. Brew Pub for a great evening of networking with other new professionals and government executives.

June 19 2013
IPAC-NCR Annual General Meeting 2013: Fostering Transparency in Public Administration
IPAC NCR members will receive the Chairperson’s Report and the Treasurer’s Report, outlining the events and programs that IPAC has hosted in the past year. Members will also elect the Regional Group Executive and Board of Directors for the upcoming year. Please join us for our annual general meeting and meet the volunteers who deliver IPAC programming in the National Capital Region.


April 23 2013
Women as Public Sector Leaders
Recent research from Ernst & Young highlighted that Canada ranked number one in a worldwide index measuring gender representation, with 45% of our public sector leaders being women.
Please join us for an interactive discussion on Women as Public Sector Leaders.


March 20 2013
The Role of Government in Supporting Amateur Sport and the Olympic and Paralympic Games
Join us for an event with Rod Windover, former Policy Manager of the Federal Secretariat for the 2010 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games, and Karolina Wisniewka, Paralympian alpine skier who won two bronze medals in Vancouver and four more in Salt Lake City in 2002. Our guests will share their stories about being involved in the Olympics, and in the process revealing how these types of sporting events would never be possible without the active participation of government.

March 12 2013
Strategies to strengthen and use your second official language in the workplace
We invite you to a complimentary learning event on strategies to strengthen and use your second official language in the workplace!

December 06 2012
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Us / Célébrer Le Temps des fêtes avec nous
In appreciation to our IPAC members and friends, please join us to mark the holiday season while enjoying the company of fellow public administration colleagues. Complimentary hor d'oeuvres / Cash Bar



Free for IPAC Members

$20 for non-members






Afin de marquer notre appréciation A nos membres et amis de l'IAPC, soyez parmi nous afin de célébrer le temps des fêtes et profitez de l'occasion de côtoyer vos collègues du domaine de l'administration publique. Hors d'œuvres offerts / bar payant



Gratuit pour les membres de l'IAPC

20$ pour le public


November 13 2012
An IPAC Signature Series Event: In Conversation with François Guimont / Un événement de la Série Signature de l’IAPC: Une Conversation avec François Guimont
What fundamental questions would you ask François Guimont, one of Canada’s most respected senior Canada’s public servants, if you were given the opportunity of a private meeting with him?

Quelles questions fondamentales voudriez-vous aborder avec François Guimont, l’un des hauts fonctionnaires les plus respectés de la Fonction Publique du Canada, si vous aviez la chance d’avoir un tête-à-tête avec lui?


October 17 2012
Link & Drink / Apéro et réseau

Join us at Mill St. Brewpub for a great evening of networking with other new professionals and National Capital Region IPAC Board Members

Joignez-vous à nous au Mill St. Brewpub pour une soirée de réseautage avec d’autres nouveaux professionnels ainsi que des membres du conseil d’administration de l’IAPC de la région de la capitale nationale


December 08 2011
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Us
In appreciation to our IPAC members and friends, please join us to mark the holiday season while enjoying the company of fellow public administration colleagues. Complimentary hors d’oeuvres / Cash bar.

When: Thursday, December 8th
Time: 5:30 – 8:30 p.m.
Where: Tosca Ristorante, 144 O’Connor Street (L’Esplanade Laurier East)

Cost: FREE for IPAC members
$10 for non-member students and new professionals
$20 for all other non-members

RSVP: nancy.faraday-smith@fin.gc.ca by December 6th, c.o.b.


November 16 2011
Inspiring Australia: Science as a Means to Power Innovation
IPAC-NCR in collaboration with the Canada Science and Technology Museums Corporation present this breakfast event featuring Professor Ian Chubb, Chief Scientist for Australia.

Professor Chubb will discuss the Inspiring Australia strategy, aimed at helping build a society that actively engages with and supports science and scientists as a means to power innovation. His brief presentation will be followed by a discussion with breakfast participants.

REGISTRATION LINK:
http://www.ipac.ca/LEAP/NCR/Events-Nov16


October 19 2011
Leading in a New Era of Performance (for Senior Executives and IPAC Institutional Partners)
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC) and its National Capital Regional Group invite you to be our guest at an interactive breakfast forum Leading in a New Era of Performance, being held for senior government executives and IPAC's Institutional Partners. Please join us and your peers for this interactive discussion with Bill Eggers, global director for Deloitte Research and executive director of Deloitte's Public Leadership Institute. This event is being offered in partnership with Deloitte Canada.


October 05 2011
Europe at a Fork in the Road (Breakfast Event)
Breakfast & Speaker Presentation: Jacob Funk Kirkegaard, Peterson Institute for International Economics
Minto Suites Hotel (Lisgar Room)

Which way will the Eurozone go? And what does it mean for the world economy in general and Canada's economy in particular? These are the questions that we will address with our guest speaker.


December 16 2010
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Us
In appreciation to our IPAC members and friends, please join us to mark the holiday season while enjoying the company of fellow public administration colleagues.

November 10 2010
Social Media and Public Sector Policy Dilemmas
Wednesday, November 10, 2010
Lord Elgin Hotel (MacDonald Room)

Members: complimentary
Non-Members: $20.00
New Professionals / Students: $10.00


November 03 2010
The National Capital Region’s Link & Drink Event
When: Wednesday, November 3rd, 5:30pm to 7:30pm

Where: Clock Tower Brew Pub - 89 Clarence Street

Cost: $20 by cash or cheque at the door, includes a sampling of 5 beers


June 23 2010
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada National Capital Region Annual General Meeting
Dinner & Speaker Presentation: The Honourable Perrin Beatty, President and CEO, Canadian Chamber of Commerce. "Government and Business Post-Recession: Is it really Business as Usual?"

June 18 2010
IPAC to Support New Professionals to Attend the 62nd IPAC National Annual Conference in Ottawa in August 2010
IPAC-NCR is pleased to announce that up to three new professionals from the National Capital Region will be supported to attend the IPAC National Annual Conference to be held in Ottawa from August 22-25.

June 04 2010
Call for Volunteers: 62nd IPAC National Annual Conference
The 62nd IPAC National Annual Conference will
bring together over 650 delegates to help define the way forward for public services across the country.

Volunteers who are committed, outgoing, and enthusiastic are required to help greet delegates from the federal, provincial/ territorial, and municipal orders of government and academia.


May 07 2010
2010 National Capital Region Student Essay Prize
The 2010 Institute of Public Administration (IPAC) National Capital Region Student Essay Prize honours excellence in the study of public administration. Competition is open to any graduate or undergraduate in their 3rd or 4th year of study. Click the title for more information.

April 30 2010
IPAC Promising New Professional Award
The Institute of Public Administration of Canada will present one national award each year to a promising new public service professional. The individual will be an emerging leader within the public sector and represent the ideals, values and abilities of sound public administration. The recipient of the national award will be made by selection committee based on the quality of the submission and information provided.

April 27 2010
Link & Drink Event
Join us at Must Wine Bar and Tapas – Ottawa’s exciting new wine bar – for a great evening of wine tasting and networking with other new professionals and students.

March 22 2010
The Paris Declaration on Aid Effectiveness: Evaluation and Implementation of Public Policy
Join us for what promises to be a lively panel discussion featuring Dorte Kabell and Bernard Wood (biographical notes provided below), international experts on the Paris Declaration. The presentation will provide insights into the challenges of evaluating policy: managing a complex international evaluation, steering through methodological difficulties, and ensuring sufficient evidence.

March 11 2010
150!Canada Conference
On March 11-12, 2010, IPAC and MASS LBP will convene a major conference at the National Arts Centre in Ottawa.

The program combines almost two dozen major presentations with a full day of creative workshops. Come roll up your sleeves.


March 03 2010
From the Fiscal Squeeze to Climate Change: Canada’s Coming Economic Challenges
Don’t miss this event as McGill University economist Christopher Ragan, currently the Clifford Clark Visiting Economist at the federal Department of Finance, discusses four major challenges: debt and demographics, climate change, productivity, and trade and globalization.

February 16 2010
An IPAC New Professionals’ Learning Event:The Machinery of Government
Who determines the organizational structure and legal status of federal
organizations? Who advises the government on important constitutional
conventions?

Join us at this interactive new professionals’ learning event featuring Mr. Joe
Wild, the Assistant Secretary to Cabinet, Machinery of Government, Privy
Council Office.


February 04 2010
Government Performance Forum: Getting things done in government
Deloitte, in association with the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC), invites you to join your peers at the 4th Annual Government Performance Forum. Designed to bring senior government executives together to learn, discuss and gain insights into how some leaders from across Canada and around the world are addressing the challenges of budget shortfalls and getting things done.

January 20 2010
News 2.0 – the Future of Media in a Digital World
Please join Kady O’Malley, Andrew Potter and Christopher Waddell for what promises to be a lively and fascinating discussion on a subject crucial to all involved in public policy and administration.

December 10 2009
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Us
In appreciation to our IPAC members and friends, please join us to mark the holiday season while enjoying the company of fellow public administration colleagues.

November 18 2009
National Capital Region New Professionals Beer Tasting Event
Join us at the Clock Tower Brew Pub for a beer tasting and networking event.
Rub shoulders with other new professionals while enjoying a sampling of specialty brews.


October 06 2009
Senator Hugh Segal on the Future of Canada’s Strategic Relationship with NATO
oin us at this light breakfast event to hear the Senator Hugh Segal share his insights on Canada-NATO relations, as NATO continues its mission in Afghanistan and celebrates its 60th anniversary.

October 06 2009
The Arctic: Challenges and Opportunities in Canada's Backyard
This presentation will outline some of the
issues and opportunities facing Canada - and recent actions taken - especially within the international/geo-political context. There will be some "myth busting" too, particularly given the emerging role of the Arctic Council, and the dynamics within the European Union and its member states.


June 23 2009
Link and Drink
Share an evening with other New Professionals and Students over a few pints to expand your professional network. FREE ADMISSION.

June 11 2009
The Arctic: Policy Issues in Canada's Back Yard
The 2009 Annual General Meeting of the National Capital Regional Group of the Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC-NCR), with the support of KPMG, is pleased to feature The Arctic: Policy Issues in Canada's Back Yard with Dr. Peter Harrison



May 26 2009
Looking Towards Copenhagen: A Discussion Panel on Climate Change with the British High Commissioner to Canada and the Danish Ambassador to Canada
The National Capital Regional Group of IPAC and the Young Environmental Professionals, as well as the Canadian International Council, Danish Embassy and UK High Commission are pleased to present:

Looking Towards Copenhagen: A Discussion Panel on Climate Change with the British High Commissioner to Canada and the Danish Ambassador to Canada


May 26 2009
Join the IPAC team at this year’s HOPE Volleyball SummerFest!
•A minimum of five recreational games
•Lunch and a beverage for every player
•Free access to seven hours of continuous live entertainment
•Access to on-site activities and product sampling stations
•A chance to win one of five recreational team registrations for next year's tournament



March 26 2009
The Dawn of a New Global Era: Canada’s Contribution
Join us at this light breakfast event to hear the Honourable Pierre Pettigrew, Canada’s former Foreign Affairs Minister and International Trade Minister, share his insights on how Canada can contribute to redefining the world political and economic order in the midst of the current economic crisis.

March 18 2009
Link & Drink Wine Tasting Event
Join us at Must Wine Bar and Tapas – Ottawa’s exciting new wine bar – for a great evening of wine tasting and networking.

March 12 2009
Greening the Government of Canada
Join us at this breakfast event to hear Scott Vaughan speak about the role of the commissioner of the environment and sustainable development

February 10 2009
Yes We Do! Strategic Thinking, Innovation and Bold Steps in Government
How, through their bold initiatives, did two federal organizations use innovation, strategic thinking, trust and team building, shared vision, and effective collaboration and partnerships to improve Canadian public policy and management? Please join us in hearing from two recipients of the 2008 IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Award - Service Canada (Service Canada College and the Service Excellence Certification Program) and Natural Resources Canada (NRCan Wiki) - who were recognized for their outstanding and innovative leadership.

February 10 2009
CENTRAL AGENCIES UNPLUGGED
Come join the IPAC for an event that will undoubtedly answer your most burning questions about federal government central agencies. Four senior officials will present the essentials of these departments, which are crucial to the public service.

January 06 2009
The Role of the Commissioner of the Environment and Sustainable Development
This event has been postponed from January 22nd. Details will be posted here soon.

December 16 2008
Celebrate the Holiday Season with Us
In appreciation to our IPAC members and friends, please join us to mark the holiday season while enjoying the company of fellow public administration colleagues.

November 28 2008
Inaugural IPAC/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards announced
The winners of the inaugural Institute of Public Administration of Canada (IPAC)/Deloitte Public Sector Leadership Awards were announced yesterday evening, in Ottawa, at a gala reception held in their honour and taking place amid a public sector leadership conference hosted by IPAC.


The winners included two organizations from the national capital region:


Silver: Service Canada, Service Canada College


Project: Service Canada College & Service Excellence Certification Program


Bronze: Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)


Project: NRCan Resource Wiki


November 27 2008
Wikis, Blogs, Twitter and Facebook: Fad or Future in the Government of Canada?
Over 50 individuals attended this event on November 26 about the future of Web 2.0 in the federal government. Click title for the presentations from the panelists.

November 26 2008
Wikis, Blogs, Twitter and Facebook: Fad or Future in the GoC?
- Government 2.0 Session;
- The Future of Collaborative Government and Web 2.0
- Early Adopters: Lessons Learned


November 14 2008
Shirley Hoy Wins Lieutenant-Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration
Shirley Hoy, former Toronto City Manager, was declared the winner of the 2008 Lieutenant Governor’s Medal of Distinction in Public Administration.

November 12 2008
National Capital Region New Professionals Beer Tasting Event
Join us at the Clock Tower Brew Pub for a beer tasting and networking event.
Rub shoulders with other new professionals while enjoying a sampling of specialty brews.


October 02 2008
The Role of the Parliamentary Budget Officer
Join us at this breakfast event to hear Kevin Page, the Parliamentary Budget Officer, speak about his mandate

October 01 2008
The Quest for Excellence in the Public Service: Where to Begin?
Location: Colonel By Room, Ottawa City Hall, Elgin Street, Ottawa
Time: 9:00 a.m. to 11:30

You and your colleagues are invited to attend a Canadian Public Sector Quality Association Learning Event, at the next Network meeting.


July 06 2008
Janice Cunningham Wins NCR-IPAC Student Essay Prize
Janice's paper, titled Arctic Emergence – Governance Emergency? A Co-management Approach, concerns itself with emerging resource issues in the Arctic, due to the ever-increasing effects of climate change on this fragile environment. With the possibility of an ice-free summer in the Arctic a possibility by 2013, and anticipated hydrocarbon reserves (up to 25% of the world's as yet untapped reserves) becoming "unlocked" in the near future, her paper advocates immediate action to address the issue of governance in this area. The paper discusses three models of co-management and proposes a hybrid model as a possible guide to governance in the Arctic.