MySchool News — Special edition, October 2018

MySchool News – Special edition, October 2018

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Events

October brings a variety of events for public servants at all levels, in every region and in a variety of fields. Check out this selection of offerings, all available at no cost.

October 9, 2018: Armed Intruder in the Workplace: Who Can Help?

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm (EDT)

Taking place in Ottawa and by webcast in both official languages with interpretation

In partnership with the Departmental Security Officer Centre for Development, we invite you to join us for a critical discussion on the support available to employees before, during and after an armed intruder incident. You will learn about support workers' various roles, why drills are set up the way they are, and the reasons first responders act in certain ways.

Register for Armed Intruder in the Workplace: Who Can Help?


October 16, 2018: Digital Open Government Forum: Getting It Right

8:00 am to 3:30 pm (EDT)

Taking place in Ottawa and by webcast in both official languages with interpretation

During the first session of this series, experts spoke to us about the impact and challenges that disruptive technologies are having on the work we do.

To help us better understand the digital environment, this fall's session will bring together a wide range of notable speakers to share their invaluable insights on algorithms, personal data and privacy protection, as well as highlight some of the best practices that are advancing innovation across government and beyond. These are only some of the topics you will have the opportunity to discuss with the experts.

Register for the Digital Open Government Forum: Getting It Right


October 17, 2018: 2018 Manion Lecture

A Look at Contemporary America with Keynote Speaker: Douglas Elmendorf, Dean of Harvard Kennedy School of Government and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy

4:30 pm to 6:30 pm (EDT)

Taking place in Ottawa and by webcast in English with interpretation in French

Current US political discourse seems to be characterized by social divisions, hyper-partisanship, and changing perspectives on pluralism. Is this the "new normal"? Or is this an ephemeral blip? We are delighted to welcome Dr. Douglas Elmendorf, Dean and Don K. Price Professor of Public Policy at the John F. Kennedy School of Government at Harvard University, to address this important topic.

Register for the 2018 Manion Lecture


October 19, 2018: Armchair Discussion: The ABCs of Creating and Maintaining a Respectful Workplace

1:30 pm to 3:00 pm (EDT)

Taking place in Montréal and by webcast in French with interpretation in English

In this session, representatives from Health Canada's Respect in the Workplace Office and the Informal Conflict Management Office will discuss the responsibilities of managers and employees in creating and maintaining a respectful and harassment-free workplace.

Join us to learn about behaviours that will enable you to lead by example and signs that will help you recognize an unhealthy workplace. You will also gain best practices for managing the difficult conversations that are often necessary to improve the work environment.

Register for The ABCs of Creating and Maintaining a Respectful Workplace


October 19, 2018: Artificial Intelligence for Insights into Regulations

9 am to 11:45 am (EDT)

Taking place by webcast in English with interpretation in French

This event features firms and organizations that were successful in a recent Request for Proposal to demonstrate potential uses of artificial intelligence (AI) methods for new insight into the large stock of more than 2,600 federal regulations. Join our panel of AI experts and senior federal officials to celebrate the firms and organizations that demonstrate the “art of the possible” in applying AI in the review and analysis of regulations.

Register for Artificial Intelligence for Insights into Regulation

Visit https://www.csps-efpc.gc.ca to see more exciting learning events coming up at the School.


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