2018 TWENTY-SECOND ANNUAL PPX SYMPOSIUM
is set for May 15-17, 2018,
including a number of 1 day pre-symposium training sessions. Program planning is underway, and topics and speakers will be guided by our 2017-18 theme;
✓ Cultivate the Results Communities
· Fostering collaboration for planning and performance disciplines
· Results focused leadership and culture
· Building required capacity
✓ Focus on Continuous Improvement
· Lessons learned and best practices (good, bad and ugly)
· Learning from different perspectives
· Practical applications, tools and approaches
✓ Aim for Adding Value, Not Just Compliance
· Maturity models for high performance and innovation
· Reporting: Telling the performance story
|Individual Registration Rate before April 9||Individual Registration Rate after April 9||Group Registration Rate, Register 6 or more at the same time after April 9|
|Pre-Symposium Training:||$500 + HST||$500 + HST||$500 x ___ registration (minimum 6)|
|Symposium:||$940 + HST||$1,140 + HST||$940 x ___ registration (minimum 6)|
|Symposium and Pre-Symposium:||$1,340 + HST||$1,540 + HST||$1,340 x ___ registration (minimum 6)|
Exhibitor and Sponsorship Opportunities
Be apart of the Twenty-Second Annual PPX Symposium: Advancing Results Communities: Planning, Performance and Delivery. We’ve updated our
Exhibitor and Sponsorship Prospectus Kit, we’re excited about the new opportunities available and we hope you will be too. There is something for everyone!
THANK YOU TO OUR GENEROUS SPONSORS AND EXHIBITORS
Interis, a leading team of management consultants specializing in strategy and operations, transformation and risk management, has merged with BDO Canada LLP. With our strong presence in the National Capital Region, coupled with BDO’s national resources and a strong foundation of serving public sector clients, the Interis | BDO team has continued to provide its full spectrum of services to existing and new clients, expanding its capabilities across Canada to help meet the evolving needs of its clients.
BDO is an international network of public accounting, tax, and advisory firms that performs professional services under the name of BDO. With over 67,000 people working out of more than 1,400 offices in over 150 countries, the network generates worldwide revenue of over $7 billion.
QMR Consulting & Professional Staffing is a leading provider of specialized professional services, including Audit, Financial Management, IM/IT, Performance Management (Results & Delivery) and corporate management capabilities and expertise for contract, project and solutions-based engagements. We provide superior value to our customers through our understanding of their organizational requirements and a consultative approach to delivering the right capabilities the first time. With headquarters in the national capital region of Canada, QMR has been delivering professional resources to the federal government and the private sector since 2003.
Public Policy and Program Evaluation Carleton University
Our online graduate Diploma in Public Policy and Program Evaluation (DPE) prepares you to take on the roles of evaluators and managers of evaluation. Because the DPE is delivered exclusively online, you can complete it while employed without the need to relocate to the National Capital Region.
Traveling to Ottawa
WestJet will offer a 10% discount off Econo and 15% off Plus base fares. Attendees must make their travel arrangements through the WestJet Groups Department and quote Promo Code ZSOASAO at the time of booking. Discounted rates are available for travel between May 8 and May 24, 2018. For flight schedule information, please visit www.westjet.com. To make a reservation call WestJet’s Group line at 1.888.937.8538.
Porter Airlines is offering the 2018 PPX Symposium attendees a 10% discount on all base fares (with the exception of the lowest class fare during a public seat sale) for travel to the 22nd Annual PPX Symposium. The discounted fares are available for booking from May 12, 2018 to May 16, 2018.
Note: due to the Victoria Day weekend, black out dates are in effect from May 17- 22, 2018, Porter is not able to offer the discount rate after May 16, 2018.
Please book online at https://flyporter.com/Flight?culture=en-CA&promocode=PPX2018 or through your travel agent using the promo code PPX2018
VIA Rail Canada will offer a 10% discount off their best available fares for Economy, Economy Plus, Business, Business Plus, Business, and Sleeper class. Attendees must quote account number 13647 at the time of booking. Discounted rates are available for travel to Ottawa and return within the dates of May 13 to May 19, 2018. For travel outside of these dates, VIA Rail Canada will offer the best available fare at the time of booking.
Reservations can be made online at www.viarail.ca or by calling toll free 1.888.VIA-RAIL.
Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East
A small block of rooms has been reserved at the Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa East at a special rate of $139 per night (available until April 14, 2018). Reservations can be made by phoning 613 741-9862, ask to book under group code (PPE).
There is also the option to book online via by clicking on Performance & Planning Exchange.
To download information and presentations from the past Symposiums click below