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
Once in a decade, Manitoba is given the opportunity to host the Institute of Public Administration of Canada’s annual national conference- an exciting event that brings public servants, academia, and private sector partners together to exchange ideas about issues facing the public sector. Manitoba’s time has arrived, how will you respond? From August 18-21, 2019, … Continue reading IPAC 2019 National Conference – Volunteers Needed!
If we here at IPAC Manitoba know believe one thing, it's that people are dying to know more about how planning for the 2019 Conference is going! We jest, of course, but while things may seem quiet, there's a lot going on below the surface. Hey, when it's -40 you're not distracted by outdoor pursuits! … Continue reading 2019 Conference Planning – What’s new?
As IPAC Manitoba's 2019 Conference Planning Committee gets closer to the event week by week, our committees are ramping up their work. This month, we're ready to launch our survey for potential conference attendees. This survey will provide us with useful information to help make this the most relevant, interesting, and engaging conference for attendees! … Continue reading 2019 Conference Planning: Feedback Wanted!
As IPAC Manitoba plans the 2019 IPAC National Conference, we explore what it's like for a regional group to plan a 400-500 person conference that is international in scope. This month, IPAC Manitoba Board Chair Jessica Drakul reflects on her experience attending the 2018 IPAC National Conference in Québec City. In the third week of … Continue reading Planning the 2019 IPAC National Conference: Reflections from Québec City