We are back in person! Join us this January for two days of invaluable insights and face-to-face networking, and gain practical strategies from key stakeholders, crown, government, public sector leaders, and top academics.

2023 CONFERENCE CO-CHAIRS
Speaker

Teresa Woo-Paw

Chair
Canadian Race Relations Foundation

Speaker

Colleen Ouellette

Deputy Secretary & Director Corporate Secretariat
Export Development Canada

Speaker

Thomas Yeo

Partner
Torys LLP

FEATURED SPEAKERS
Speaker

Anne-Cecile Lequain

General Manager, Employee Services & Diversity
Canada Post

Speaker

Chantal Guay

CEO
Standards Council of Canada

Speaker

Frederic Duguay

General Counsel and Corporate Secretary
Canada Infrastructure Bank

2023 CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS
  • Meeting Diversity and Inclusion Standards for Your Board while Gauging Public Expectations and Identifying Gaps in Representation
  • Devising Strategies to Implement ESG Frameworks that Allow Crown Corporations to Function Successfully with Low Environmental Impacts
  • Securing the Best Talent: Targeting Future Recruitment and Effective Strategies for Board Retention
  • The Evolution of the Arms-Length Relationship: Understanding the Dynamics Between Crown Corporations and Their Respective Ministries
PRE-CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Workshops are offered In-Person only

ABOUT THIS CONFERENCE

The annual Crown Corporate Governance conference brings relevant and practical discussions to achieving board excellence for crown corporations and the public sector.

Over two days, experts will delve into the most critical challenges for decision-makers, discuss solutions and provide guidance.

Reserve your seat among the chairs and board members of leading federal and provincial crown corporations, as well as government and public sector executives who will impart knowledge on the political framework for the upcoming year. Achieve insight and practical solutions on obstacles and challenges impeding board directors today.

Network with key stakeholders, crown, government, public sector leaders, and top academics to tackle core challenges and return to your organization with new insights to achieve your goals and objectives.

A MUST-ATTEND EVENT FOR

Federal and Provincial Crown Corporations and Agencies

  • Chairs
  • Directors
  • Chief Executive Officers
  • Presidents
  • Chief Financial Officers
  • Chief Operating Officers
  • General Counsel
  • Corporate Secretaries
  • In-House Counsel
  • Chief Risk Officers
  • Risk Managers
  • Compliance Officers

 
AND:

  • Governance Consultants
  • Governance Lawyers
  • Public Sector Accountants
  • HR Professionals
  • Risk Managers and Directors
  • Public Relations Firms
PAST ATTENDING ORGANIZATIONS
  • Alberta Motor Vehicle Industry Council
  • Alberta Petroleum Marketing Commission
  • Alcohol & Gaming Commission Ontario
  • Auditor General of Canada
  • BC Oil & Gas Commission
  • Bennett Jones LLP
  • Black Legal Action Centre
  • Board Governance Services
  • Business Development Bank of Canada – BDC
  • Canada Council for the Arts
  • Canada Development Investment Corporation
  • Canada Infrastructure Bank
  • Canada Mortgage and Housing Corp
  • Canada Pension Plan Investment Board
  • Canada Post
  • Canada Revenue Agency
  • Canadian Air Transport Security Authority
  • Canadian Commercial Corporation
  • Canadian Institutes of Health Research
  • Canadian Race Relations Foundation
  • Carleton University
  • Centre for Addiction & Mental Health
  • City of Ottawa
  • Crown Agencies and Board Resourcing Office
  • Crown Investments Corporation of SK
  • Cultural Property Export Review Board
  • Defence Construction Canada
  • Dentons Canada LLP
  • Diligent Corporation
  • Drysdale Bacon McStravick LLP
  • Durham College
  • eHealth Saskatchewan
  • Export Development Canada
  • Farm Credit Canada
  • Farm Products Council of Canada
  • Federal Bridge Corporation Ltd
  • Financial & Consumer Services Commission
  • Government of Nunavut
  • Government of Ontario
  • GTV Consulting Inc
  • Hansell LLP
  • IDRC
  • Infrastructure and Communities
  • Infrastructure Canada
  • Mackenzie Valley Land & Water Board
  • Manitoba Arts Council
  • Manitoba Hydro
  • McMillan LLP
  • Ministry of Tourism Arts Culture & Sport
  • National Capital Commission
  • Natural Resources Canada
  • New Brunswick Insurance Board
  • New Brunswick Power Corporation
  • Nova Scotia Business Inc
  • Nova Scotia Gaming Corporation
  • Nova Scotia Lands
  • Nova Scotia Liquor Corporation
  • Nunavut Development Corporation
  • Office of Ken Tennenhouse
  • Ontario Association of Police Services Board
  • Ontario Clean Water Agency
  • Ontario Northland
  • Osler Hoskin & Harcourt LLP
  • Papazian Heisey Myers
  • Privy Council Office
  • Public Sector Integrity Commissioner
  • Public Services & Procurement Canada
  • Qulliq Energy Corporation
  • Resource Productivity & Recovery Authority
  • Royal Canadian Mint
  • Royal Ontario Museum Board of Governors
  • Scarborough Health Network
  • SLSMC
  • Social Sciences & Humanities Research Council
  • Standards Council of Canada
  • Torys LLP
  • Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • VIA Rail Canada Inc
  • Watson Advisors Inc
  • Windsor-Detroit Bridge Authority
  • Workplace Safety & Insurance Board
  • WorkSafeNB
WHAT PAST ATTENDEES HAVE TO SAY
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The best gathering of crown corporation representatives in Canada each year.

Chair, FCNB
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This was my 1st Governance conference & overall I enjoyed the presentations and topics.

Sr Advisor Business Services, Nunavut
Business Credit Corporation
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All topics presented were very current & topical. Lots of ideas to bring back.

Policy Advisor, WDBA
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