OTTAWA, Nov. 27, 2012 /CNW/ - While the federal government intends to cut some 19,000 jobs within the next three years, Western provincial and municipal governments are projecting significant growth. Yet, there is still pressure on public servants to do more with less.
At Public Sector Transformation 2012: Navigating the Perfect Storm, hosted by The Conference Board of Canada, case studies from the public sector across Canada will show how public servants from the West can make use of its growth efficiently.
|When:||Wednesday, November 28th and Thursday, November 29th, 2012.|
|| Applying Psychology to Better Understand and Lead Change
Jordan B. Peterson, Professor of Psychology at the University of Toronto, will call for organizations not to overlook the psychological impact of sudden change in the workforce.
Wednesday, 8:45 a.m.
|| From Management to Eradication—Transforming the Approach to Homelessness in Alberta
Susan Taylor, Assistant Deputy Minister of the Family Violence Prevention and Homeless Supports Division in the Ministry of Human Services, will share Alberta's conditions of success and policy transformations in their efforts to end homelessness.
Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.
|| Transforming the Citizen-Government Relationship with Crowdsourcing
Jacqueline Bannister, Director of Communications at the Canadian Transportation Agency, used crowdsourcing to change the culture of the organization and Shelley Kuipers, Founder and Chief Executive Officer at Chaordix Inc., will share the benefits of crowdsourcing in social good and citizen engagements.
Thursday, 8:30 a.m.
|| Using Social Media to Deliver Results for Government
Tanya L. Twynstra, Acting Executive Director of Citizen Engagement at the Government of British Columbia, will share how the B.C. government has used social media to connect with citizens and improve programs and services.
Thursday, 11:15 a.m.
|Where:||Matrix Hotel, Edmonton, Alberta.|
For more information, visit: http://www.conferenceboard.ca/conf/12-0134/default.aspx
This event is sponsored in part by the Canadian Government Executive Magazine, Human Resources Institute of Alberta and the Institute of Public Administration of Canada.
SOURCE: CONFERENCE BOARD OF CANADA
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