Last year, IPAC Manitoba worked with the Manitoba Treaty Relations Commissioner's Office to develop a land acknowledgement. Included in that acknowledgement is the following: "We recognize that public administration and public policy have been used as tools of colonialism, and the harm this has caused Indigenous people. We are committed to promoting public administration in … Continue reading Celebrating National Indigenous Peoples Day
IPAC Manitoba is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 Condo Award! Established in 1982, the Willard J. Condo Award celebrates student excellence in public administration. The award is distributed annually to the best papers on public administration or public policy written by a student at a Manitoba university or college. Papers are nominated … Continue reading IPAC Manitoba Announces Winners of 2020 Condo Award
Well, it's done. The IPAC 2019 National Conference took Winnipeg by storm for three days. For those of us who've been involved from the beginning, it hardly seemed real, but August 18 through 21 whipped by. There are many, many people to thank, and if you attended the last half day of the conference you … Continue reading IPAC 2019: Phew… and thanks!
Take your experience to the next level with the IPAC conference app The IPAC conference is going digital this year. In the spirit of the transformation theme, the official conference app is the exclusive way to manage your conference agenda and accelerate your networking capabilities. Some key benefits from using the conference app: View the … Continue reading IPAC 2019: Download the App!
For the IPAC 2019 Conference, “Reconciliation in Action” has been identified as a key sub-theme. Loretta Ross, Treaty Commissioner for Manitoba, has agreed to champion this important theme. As the Treaty Commissioner for Manitoba, one of the most important aspects of my position is to provide public education, and teach people about the importance of … Continue reading IPAC Conference – Treaty Commissioner Ross’ thoughts on Reconciliation in Action
As the IPAC conference approaches (we’re now exactly two months away from the opening reception!), our Conference planning committee is looking forward to greeting our out-of-town guests and showing the best of what a Winnipeg summer has to offer. Here are our top five things to see in Winnipeg while you’re here! Canadian Museum for … Continue reading 2019 IPAC Conference- What to do in Winnipeg
For the IPAC 2019 Conference, “Reconciliation in Action” has been identified as a key sub-theme. James Froh is the Senior Executive in Residence with the Indigenous Government Program of IPAC. A Métis from Saskatchewan, he is an active champion of Reconciliation and has been significantly involved in planning the 2019 Conference. Reconciliation in Action is … Continue reading IPAC 2019 Conference: What “Reconciliation in Action” Looks Like
For the IPAC 2019 Conference, “Innovation and Disruption” has been identified as a key sub-theme. Scott Sinclair, Deputy Minister of Crown Services and Deputy Minister of Central Services in Manitoba, has agreed to champion this important theme. When I was approached by IPAC Manitoba’s team about the 2019 conference, I was immediately interested by the … Continue reading IPAC 2019 – Reflections from Innovation and Disruption Champion Scott Sinclair
Jessica Drakul is the Chair of the Board of IPAC Manitoba and a long-time volunteer with IPAC and many other organizations. So, have you seen it? Our conference website, of course! You probably saw our exciting announcement last week that registration is now open for the 71st IPAC National Conference this summer in Winnipeg. If … Continue reading National Volunteer Week – Celebrating those making the IPAC conference possible
In December and January, we shared a survey as widely as possible. The idea was to get your input, as a potential attendee, on what kind of conference you wanted: from topics and speakers to logistics and events. People responded, over 200 of them, in English and French. This data has been very helpful for … Continue reading IPAC 2019 Conference Planning – Survey Results