GovMaker Conference

GovMaker Conference

GovMaker 2019, April 29-30, Fredericton Convention Centre

2016

 November 21, 2016

8:30 am Welcome

Nick Scott, Executive Director, New Brunswick Social Policy Research Network

Imelda Perley, Elder-in-Residence, Mi’kmaq-Wolastoqey Centre, Faculty of Education, University of New Brunswick

The Honourable Jocelyne Roy-Vienneau, Lieutenant-Governor of New Brunswick

CO-CHAIRS:

Cheryl Hansen, Chief Information Officer, Enterprise Information, Technology and Risk, and Office of the Chief Information Officer / Treasury Board / Government of New Brunswick

Pascale Paulin, Owner and Communications Specialist, Forté Communication


9:00 am New Urban Mechanics: How to do Human Centered Government

Nigel Jacob, Co-founder of the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics in Boston


10:00 am BREAK


10:30 am Concurrent Stream: Transparency

1) Transparency for Government Committees

Steven Polunsky, former Committee Director, Texas Senate

2) Raising the Bar on Openness and Transparency: The Government of Canada’s Approach to Open Government

Jaimie Boyd, Team lead, Open Government Implementation, Chief Information Officer Branch, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Government of Canada.


10:30 am Concurrent Stream: Participation

1) Digital Government? You ain’t seen nothin’ yet!

David Alston, Tech and Social Impact Entrepreneur

2) Policy Hack

Julia Sable, Senior Consultant, Engagement and Innovation team, Nova Scotia Public Service Commission

Shannon Chambers, Halifax Area Account Manager, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency in Nova Scotia

Sarah Carter, Human Resources Program Planning Officer, Civilian Human Resources Service Center (Atlantic), National Defence


10:30 am Concurrent Stream: Collaboration

Open Data Canada Panel

Moderator: Mark Levene, Senior Advisor, Open Government, Chief Information Officer Branch, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Government of Canada

Erin Flood, Chief Operating Officer, HotSpot Parking Inc.

Colleen Boldon, Director, Digital Lab & Digital Identity, Public Services & Smart Province, Service New Brunswick


11:30 am NouLAB Presentations

Amanda Hachey, Director, NouLAB

Healthy Aging Team: Jeanne Brideau, Founder, Adagio Seniors

Gender Equality Team: Beth Lyons, Executive Director, New Brunswick Women’s Council


12:00 pm LUNCH


1:00 pm Concurrent Stream: Participation

1) The Sharing of Decision-making Power… From Theory to Practice!

Luc Richard, Director, Organizational Performance Department, City of Dieppe

2) Lightning Talks

The Data Party: Tips for Involving Stakeholders in Meaningful Data Analysis

Brenda Stead, Independent Consultant, Stead Consultants

Demo of New Tools to Connect Citizens with Governance

Dr. Jake Arsenault, Co-founder, The Black Arcs

Online Voting: Impossible or Inevitable?

Nick Taggart, Information Technology Instructor, New Brunswick Community College

Speak Out Fredericton

Sandi MacKinnon, Executive Director, Greater Fredericton Social Innovation

Understanding the Canadian Open Data Landscape

Michael Chan, Business Development Officer, Canada’s Open Data Exchange

Citizen-Government Public Sector Innovation in Ontario: The Current-State

Dr. Carrie Wright, Research Associate, Social Innovation and Venture Creation, Wilfred Laurier University

William Sutter, Research Assistant, Social Innovation and Venture Creation, Wilfred Laurier University

Hopes and Fears for Big Data in Agriculture

Dr. Kelly Bronson, Acting Director of Science and Technology Studies, St. Thomas University

Program and Policy Improvements through Evaluations

Julie Nadeau, Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency (federal department) and Member of the Canadian Evaluation Society Atlantic Canada Opportunities

Development of a Continuum of Digital Skills Among All Citizens

Dr. Viktor Freiman, Director of the Réseau CompéTICA and Full Professor, Université de Moncton


1:00 pm Concurrent Streams: Collaboration

Panel & Workshop – Public Innovation Labs: Global Leadership, Local Impact

Facilitator: Amanda Hachey, Director, NouLAB

Kit Lykketoft, Senior Consultant, Workz

Joeri van den Steenhoven, Director, MaRS Solutions Lab

Nigel Jacob, Co-founder of the Mayor’s Office of New Urban Mechanics in Boston


3:00 pm BREAK


3:30 pm Legitimizing Change

Kyt Lykketoft, Senior Consultant, Workz


4:30 pm Closing Remarks


 

November 22, 2016

 

8:15 am Welcome

Dawn Russell, President and Vice-Chancellor, St. Thomas University

CO-CHAIRS:

Cheryl Hansen, Chief Information Officer, Enterprise Information, Technology and Risk, and Office of the Chief Information Officer / Treasury Board / Government of New Brunswick

Pascale Paulin, Owner and Communications Specialist, Forté Communication


8:30 am 7 Lessons for Designing Innovation Labs that Work

Dr. Alan Kantrow, Senior Advisor, The Governance Laboratory


9:00 am Concurrent Workshop: Transparency

Mainstreaming Open Government: Strategies for Measuring Open Government Performance

Facilitator: Jaimie Boyd, Team lead, Open Government Implementation, Chief Information Officer Branch, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat, Government of Canada


9:00 am Concurrent Workshop: Participation

Opening Up Our Dialogue: Starting and Continuing Conversations Between Citizens and Governments

Facilitator: Laura Wesley, Executive Director, Consultations and Public Engagement, Communications Branch, Privy Council Office


9:00 am Concurrent Workshop: Collaboration

Open Data Beyond the Check Box

Facilitator: Dr. Alan Kantrow, Senior Advisor, The Governance Laboratory


10:45 am BREAK


11:00 am Recommendations & Calls to Action from the Workshops


11:20 am ODVC: Pitch Competition

Moderated by:

Ed McGinley, CEO, TechImpact

Pascale Paulin, Owner and Communications Specialist, Forté Communication


12:10 pm ODVC: Big Data and Advanced Analytics in Strategic Forest Planning

Elliot Sullivan, Product Manager, Remsoft Inc.


12:15 pm LUNCH


1:00 pm ODVC: Announcing the Winners

Dr. Rozita Dara, Assistant Professor, School of Computer Science, University of Guelph


1:30 pm Municipal Panel with NB Mayors

Moderated by: Hance Colburne, Host, Information Morning Saint John, CBC

Dawn Arnold, Mayor of Moncton

Don Darling, Mayor of Saint John

Mike O’Brien, Mayor of Fredericton

Cyrille Simard, Mayor of Edmundston


2:30 pm BREAK


3:00 pm Government in the Making: A Reflection on the State of Public Innovation & Open Government

Joeri van den Steenhoven, Director, MaRS Solutions Lab


3:45 pm Closing Remarks

Thank you

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