2017 CIPMM National Workshop
AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE
JUNE 06, 2017, TUESDAY
FROM TO ROOM FUNCTION SESSION # DETAILS SPEAKER
7:00 AM 4:00 PM Atrium Registration
7:30 AM 8:15 AM Atrium Breakfast Networking
8:15 AM 8:30 AM 118 Opening Remarks & Welcome Vincent Robitaille, CIPMM President
8:30 AM 9:00 AM 118 Opening Keynote - Premier Partner Dan Danagher, ADM, International Platform Branch, Global Affairs Canada
9:00 AM 10:30 AM 110 Master class #1 Best Practices in Contract Negotiations Louis Poliquin, MBA, Université de Genève, Senior Training Consultant in Public Procurement, Devex International Inc
9:00 AM 10:00 AM 106H Concurrent Sessions #2 Global Procurement Strategy for Vehicles at Missions - Collaboration with the U.K. Josephine Dahan, Director of Missions Procurement Operations (AAO), Global Affairs Canada

Nathan Lyon, Contracting Specialist, Mission Procurement Operations (AAO), Global Affairs Canada

Benoit Cardinal, Manager, Mission Procurement Operations (AAO), Global Affairs Canada
209 #3 TBS Policy Suite Reset Initiative for the Acquired Services and Assets Sector Glenn Richardson, A/Director, Strategic Policy, Procurement Policy Division, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Allison Christie, Manager, Real Property and Materiel Policy Division, Office of the Comptroller General, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
106FG #4 Things that Make you Go Hmmm: Tales from the Office of the Procurement Ombudsman Lorenzo Ieraci, Interim Procurement Ombudsman
210 #5 Lean Procurement Craig Szelestowski, President Lean Agility Inc.
10:00 AM 10:30 AM 106 ABCDE Trade Show & Refreshment Break
Mini sessions a Connect session: The Suppler is in the Room! Using Commercially Confidential/Collaborative Meetings to inform your procurement process: a Practitioner’s Perspective. Steve Johnston, Managing Director, RFP Solutions Inc.
Cathryn Kallwitz, Director, Operations, RFP Solutions Inc.
b Learn session: Construction Insurance: Advantages of an Owner Controlled vs. Contractor Controlled Insurance Program. Maurice Audet, Senior Vice President, AON
c Grow session: Doing Business with the Government of Canada: BuyandSell.gc.ca - Enhancements of Procurement Tools and Processes. Matthew Matchett, Regional Director, Office of Small and Medium - National Capiral Region, Public Services and Procurement Canada
10:30 AM 11:30 AM 106H Concurrent Sessions #6 Specialized Procurement at Global Affairs Canada in support of Diplomacy and Security Minh Khai Trinh, Director of Domestic Procurement Operations, Global Affairs Canada
209 #7 SAP and Policy Changes - Proactive Disclosure David Abraha, Analyst/Advisor, Acquired Services and Assets Sector, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Lyndsay Rajaram, Manager, Policy, Analysis and Reporting, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Deborah Bellocchi-Covella, Functional Analyst, Procurement Policy Analysis and Reporting Unit, Natural Resources Canada

Tarigh Afrand, Systems Analyst – MM, SAP Application and Design – Procurement to Payment, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada
106FG #8 Supplier Engagement Strategies Alison Campbell, Senior Director, Supplier Engagement and Regional Coordination, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Andrea Zervos, Acting Manager for Supplier Engagement Division, Supplier Engagement and Regional Coordination, Public Service and Procurement Canada
210 #9 Introduction of the New Government of Canada Procurement Competency Dictionary Martine Rack, Senior Policy and Program Analyst Central Agency, ASAS Community Management Office, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
11:30 AM 1:00 PM 118 Certification Celebration & Keynote Speaker Lunch - GROW #10 Bill Carr - "Deep Service" Bill Carr, Communication Expert, Award-Winning Humourist
1:00 PM 1:30 PM 106 ABCDE Trade Show & Dessert
Mini Sessions d Connecting Technology and People in the New World of Work Craig Milner, Senior Solutions Executive, Federal Government, Ricoh Canada
e Learn session: All you ever wanted to know and were afraid to ask about Transfer Payments at Global Affairs Canada Annalisa Bonardi, Director, Grants and Contributions Program Services, Global Affairs Canada

Ashley Thorne, A/Deputy Director Contributions Program Services

David Macleod, A/Deputy Director, Foreign Affairs and Trade Program Services
f Grow session: Getting the best possible outcome Philip Lear, International Account Director, Commerce Decisions Ltd
1:00 PM 2:30 PM 110 Master class #11 Strategic Thinking Peter Norman Levesque, President, Institute for Knowledge Mobilization; Senior Lecturer, Professional Development, University of Ottawa
1:30 PM 2:30 PM 209 Concurrent Sessions #12 Transportation of Hazardous Materiel Anne-Marie Noël, Acing Chief, Inspection Standards and Safety Awareness, Transport Canada
106FG #13 Procurement in the Age of Deliverology Jessica Sultan, Executive Director, Strategic Procurement and Material Management Division, Canada Border Services Agency

Claude Miville Dechene, Manager, Business Practices and Strategic Procurement Department, Strategic Procurement and Material Management Division Organisation/Agency, Canada Border Services Agency
106H #14 What is a Materiel Manager? Update on the Working Group Blair Hurd, Assets Manager, Materiel and Assets Management Division, Health Canada

Derek Bizewski, Community Development Officer, ASAS Community Management Office, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
210 #15 PSAB and the New Policy Dealing with NLCA Dolores Coelho, Senior Program Officer, Aboriginal Economic and Business Opportunities, Indigenous and Northern Affairs Canada
2:00 PM 4:30 PM   Speed Mentoring (Pre-registration from 7:30am - 1:00pm at Registration Desk)
2:30 PM 3:30 PM 118 Keynote Speaker - CONNECT #16 The Future of Workplace Eric Termuende, Co-Founder & Director of The DRYVER Group
3:30 PM 4:30 PM 106H Concurrent Sessions #17 Advancing Provincial-Territorial Use of Public Services and Procurement Canada’s (PSPC) Procurement Instruments Sean Crossan, Director, Federal, Provincial and International Relations, Office of Small and Medium Enterprises and Strategic Engagement, Public Services and Procurement Canada
106FG #18 Construction Contracts, Insurance and Bonding John Blasko, Regional Service Line Leader, Contract Services, Defence Construction Canada
210 #19 Management of Heritage Material Assets in Federal Buildings: Your Challenges and Opportunities Roger Baird, Acting Manager, Parliamentary Services, Senior Collections Preservation, Advisor, Heritage Interiors, Canadian Conservation Institute, Canadian Heritage
110 #20 RFPs Quality Assurance: Select the Appropriate Supplier and Increase the Transparency of Procurement Processes! Guylaine Carrière, Director, Contracting Services (SGC), Global Affairs Canada

Michelle MacDonald, Contracting Policy Team Leader, Global Affairs Canada
4:30 PM 6:30 PM 106 ABCDE Networking Reception

2017 CIPMM National Workshop
AGENDA-AT-A-GLANCE
JUNE 07, 2017, WEDNESDAY
FROM TO ROOM FUNCTION SESSION # DETAILS SPEAKER
7:00 AM 3:00 PM Atrium Registration
7:45 AM 8:45 AM   Portfolio Breakfasts: #21    
118 Defence, Security & Public Safety #21.1 Breakfast and networking opportunity Jack Curran, Director, Contracting and Investment Management, Public Safety Canada
209 Small Agencies & Crown Corporations #21.2 Breakfast and networking opportunity Julie Lalonde, Formerly Manager, Procurement & Assets, Privy Council Office
106FG Science & Research-based Organizations #21.3 Breakfast and networking opportunity Blair Hurd, Assets Manager, Materiel and Assets Management Division, Health Canada
106H Social, Economic & Cultural Organizations #21.4 Breakfast and networking opportunity Allan Cutler, Founder, Allan Cutler Consulting
110 Common Service Agencies #21.5 Breakfast and networking opportunity Caroline Landry, Regional Director, National Capital Region, Public Services and Procurement Canada
210 Transportation & Infrastructure #21.6 Breakfast and networking opportunity Steve Johnston, Managing Director, RFP Solutions Inc.
8:45 AM 9:00 AM 118 Welcome Remarks CIPMM Workshop Co-Chairs
9:00 AM 10:00 AM 118 Plenary Presentation #22 Procurement Modernization Across the Federal Government Vincent Robitaille, CIPMM President & Treasury Board Secretariat of Canada

Arianne Reza, Assistant Deputy Minister, Procurement

Gail Bradshaw, Executive Director, Procurement Policy and ASAS Communities Management Office, Acquired Services & Assets Sector, Office of the Comptroller General

Normand Masse, Special Advisor, Procurement Modernization Integration Team, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Alain Duplantie, Senior Assistant Deputy Minister and Financial Officer, Corporate Services, Shared Services Canada
10:00 AM 11:30 AM 110 Master Class #23 Collaboration with Foreign Governments on Diplomatic Mail Marc P. Richard, Director Distribution and Diplomatic Mail Services, Global Affairs Canada
10:00 AM 10:30 AM 106 ABCDE Trade Show & Refreshment Break
Mini Sessions g Connecting Technology and People in the New World of Work Craig Milner, Senior Solutions Executive, Federal Government, Ricoh Canada
h Learn session: Supplier Relationships and Performance Management Matthew Sreter, Executive Director, Strategic Policy Development and Integration Directorate, Public Services and Procurement Canada - Business Modernization

Ricardo Seoane, Manager, Policy Development and Integration Directorate, Public Services and Procurement Canada - Business Modernization
i Grow session: Secure Storage Solutions: CABINETS - LOCKERS - WEAPONS Norm Genereaux, Director, Canada-Wide for RCMP, DND and Federal Government, Dasco Storage Solutions
10:30 AM 11:30 AM 106FG Concurrent Sessions - Major Project/ Case Studies #24 Parliamentary Precinct Project Jean-Daniel Bourret, Director, Centre Block Procurement Directorate, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Nick Metaxas, Supply Team Leader, Centre Block Procurement Directorate, Public Services and Procurement Canada

Edward El-Zarka, Supply Team Leader, Centre Block Procurement Directorate, Public Services and Procurement Canada
209 #25 Commodity Management - Advantages and Disadvantages - CBSA CCTV Project Claude Miville Dechene, Manager, Business Practices and Strategic Procurement Department, Strategic Procurement and Material Management Division Organisation/Agency, Canada Border Services Agency

Cédric Pilon, Manager, Non-IT Contracting Operations, Canada Border Services Agency
106H #26 Update on Shared Services: Lessons Learned and New Developments Jason Weatherbie, Director, Procurement Transformation, Shared Services Canada

Michelle Beaton, Manager, Procurement Transformation, Shared Services Canada
210 #27 Innovation in Materiel Management and Disposal Kyle Harrington, Procurement Officer, Corporate Materiel Management Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Dale Ducharme, IT & Operations Manager, GCSurplus, Public Services and Procurement Canada
11:30 AM 1:30 PM 118 Awards Ceremony & Lunch
1:30 PM 3:00 PM 110 Master Class #28 Lessons in Procurement Planning Christine Lamarche, Director, Procurement and Contracting Directorate with the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Benoit Réal, Manager, Public Services and Procurement Canada
1:30 PM 2:30 PM 209 Concurrent Sessions - TRENDS #29 Social Procurement: Maximizing your Community Impact from Existing Purchasing David Lepage, Co-founder & CEO of Buy Social Canada and co-founder of the Social Enterprise Institute
106FG #30 Strategies to Recruit and Retain Staff Nick Lukach, Manager-Procurement, Contracting and Assets Management, Natural Resources Canada

Dominique Bélanger, Director General, ACM Branch Corporate Services, Global Affairs Canada

Heather MacDonald, Director General, Procurement and Contracting, Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Jean Claude Azar, Director, Contracting Division, Canada Revenue Agency
106H #31 Panel on Specialized Training in Supply Chain Management Rick Cleveland, Director of Education and Accreditation, Supply Chain Management Association
210 #32 Industry Panel on Future Trends Tim Lewis, Riverbed
2:30 PM 3:00 PM 106 ABCDE Trade Show & Refreshment Break
Mini Sessions j Connect session: SSC PVR: forward thinking, forward moving Celina Tong and Daniel Clement, Shared Services Canada
k Learn session: How to Obtain a Security Clearance with the Contract Security Program Alexandre Parent, Outreach Officer, Contract Security Program, Public Services and Procurement Canada
l Grow session: Are you sitting yourself to death? Leon DesRoches, BScKin; BScPT, Physiotherapist and the founder of Sparx Wellness Institute and, Sparx Innovation CORCAN
3:00 PM 4:00 PM 118 Keynote LEARN #33 Trends with Benefits Max Valiquette, Innovation and Trends Expert
4:00 PM 4:30 PM 118 Closing Remarks: Vincent Robitaille, CIPMM President
4:30 PM 5:00 PM 118 Annual General Meeting  

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