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PSMW - Public Sector Management Workshop - Understand The Big Drivers of Change

Supply chain disruption, cybersecurity response trends, HR recruitment & retention challenges, working with the elected, future of work and workplace flexibility, artificial intelligence/RPA, mental health and wellness, leadership, and many others are among the hottest topics facing a fast-changing public sector today. What do they mean, what are leading organizations doing about them, how can we be better prepared, where do we go from here? These are among the most overriding and topical questions facing governments at all levels!

Hosted by the Financial Management Institute of Canada (the longest standing most established learning provider of its kind in the country), this in-person event will be held in the beautiful City of Regina, Saskatchewan, at the DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre, June 5 – 6, 2023, with a pre-event delegate reception on Sunday, June 4th.

Under the theme of “You Can See The Future From Here”, this high calibre program will provide two exceptional learning days including a mix of plenary sessions and keynote presentations – all focused-on the theme of leveraging the latest innovations and best practices as we look forward to where from here!  This respected can’t miss event will bring together 200+ public sector delegates from all levels of government from across the country to share ideas, network, and learn from respected thought leaders and subject matter experts

*Registration is now closed


Your ALL ACCESS PASS includes:

  •  2 days of inspiring sessions with leading experts
  •  Earn up to 10 hours of credits towards your CPD certification,
    (final CPD to be confirmed closer to event time)
  • Pre-event Reception: Sunday, June 4 at 5:30pm-  7 pm:
    • DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel and Conference Centre – 1975 Broad St, Regina, SK S4P 1Y2
  • Welcome Reception: Monday, June 5 at 5 pm – 7 pm:
  •  Breakfast, Lunch & Networking coffee breaks on event days
  • The opportunity to participate in organized social networking activities
Check out the full agenda here

Who Should

PSMW Attracts a wide range of Public Sector Professionals from the First Nation, Municipal, Provincial and Federal levels of Government.

  • Anyone at any level with financial, accounting, procurement or audit responsibility in the public sector, such as:
  • Public Sector CFOs, CIOs, HROs and Chief Auditors and any of their staff
  • Accountants/Auditors
  • Comptrollers & Treasurers
  • Program Managers/Directors
  • Public Sector Leaders – Deputy and Assistant Deputy Ministers, Executive Directors
  • Financial Management Staff
  • Policy Analysts/Managers/Directors
  • Those involved in financial IT transformation projects
  • Supervisors, Managers, Directors with budgetary responsibilities
  • CPA or CIA designation holders
  • Fraud Examiners

Why Attend

Two-Days Guaranteed to Challenge, Inspire, and Motivate

  • Two-Days Guaranteed to be Challenging, Inspiring & Career Advancing
  • Earn up to 10 hours of credits towards CPD Certification (final number to be confirmed).
  • Get inspired by passionate, engaging speakers.
  • Get important insights into the latest challenges that public sector professionals need to be aware of.
  • Hear perspectives on strategic efforts in a post pandemic world – and hear how others are turning innovation into excellence.
  • Understand why diversity, equity, and inclusion practices are important to the Canadian public sector.
  • See how you can take advantage of automation to build a high functioning remote team.
  • Discover new skills required to safely navigate healthy change.
  • Build your network and learn from subject matter experts and like-minded public sector professionals from across the country.
  • Come away with important new perspectives that better equip you to deal with transformational changes.
  • Take advantage of valuable solutions for tackling disruptive challenges, diversity, and emerging digital technologies.
  • Enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the Land of the Living Skies Spring and “SEE THE FUTURE FROM HERE”!

FMI Saskatchewan

A Special Thank You

The Financial Management Institute wants to acknowledge and thank the Saskatchewan Chapter for organizing and hosting PSMW 2023. This active chapter provides regular, regional events focusing on financial management issues that impact all levels of government

Meet the program planning committee

Veronica Gelowitz

PSMW 2023 Honorary Co-Chair

We are pleased to have Veronica Gelowitz,  Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment with the Government of Saskatchewan as this year’s Honorary Co-Chair for PSMW.

Veronica’s career with the Saskatchewan public service spans more than 30 years with various ministries and organizations, including her roles as Assistant Deputy Minister, Corporate Services and Policy Division at the Ministry of Environment, and Executive Director, Corporate Services and Chief Financial Officer at Tourism Saskatchewan, where she played a lead role in the organization’s transition to a Treasury Board Crown Corporation. Veronica holds a Chartered Professional Accountant, Certified Management Accountant designation and a Bachelor of Administration Degree from the University of Regina.

Veronica was a past FMI Regina Chapter President from 2015 to 2017 and a member of the executive from 2007 to 2015.

Mike Pestill

Mike is the Chair of the PSMW 2023 Organizing Committee and served as FMI’s National Board Chair, 2008-10. In 2013, he was named one of 50 people in Canada who shaped the success of fmi*igf over the organization’s first 50 years.

Brent Appel

Brent is the President of FMI Saskatchewan and is in charge of Billing and Revenue Assurance at SaskTel, a Saskatchewan Crown Corporation.

Sean Gottschall

Sean is a part of the Board of Directors for the FMI Saskatchewan Chapter as the Director of Partnership & Promotions.  He has been with the Federal Public Service for over 15 years with Employment & Social Development Canada and oversees FMI Saskatchewan social media for the event as well as additional logistical support.

Brent Nadon

Brent has been an FMI board member for the last 9 years and served as vice president and president of the local chapter. He has recently started a new role as the Deputy Director of Operations and Chief Financial Officer for the Prairie Valley School Division.

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