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Innovation Salon/ Salon de l'innovation

Monday, November 18, 2002
Courtyard Restaurant, 21 George, 241-1516
(Details of location below)
5:40 to 9:00 pm

Innovation and the New Public Service Professional

There is a new reality in public service to be reckoned with - the new or young professional . Across this country in all jurisdictions , the demographic reality is that there is a coming shortage in the leadership rank in federal,provincial and municipal public services . Will the next generation be ready , will the public sector compete successfully for the brightest and the best .Three new professionals will speak to the theme of Innovation and the New Public Service Professional moderated by public service veteran:

Angela Bate is the Chair of the Forum for Young Professionals in the Federal Public Service in 2002-03. A participant in the Government of Canada’s Management Trainee Program, she currently with the Atlantic Fisheries Policy Review and Fisheries Management Renewal team at Department of Fisheries and Oceans (DFO) in Ottawa. Her previous assignments have been with the Task Force on Modernizing Human Resource Management and the Privy Council Office.

Scott Barillaro received a Bachelor of Music in Jazz Performance and a Bachelor of Arts in Honours History from McGill University in 1997 and a Master’s in Public Administration in 2002. Between degrees, he spent a year in Korea teaching English and earning his black belt in Hapkido. Scott’s public service career began in January of 2000 and has included: strategic and line human resources functions for the Government of B.C.; local economic development for the Township of Esquimalt; and climate change, energy policy, and sustainable development for Industry Canada. He sat on the board for the Institute of Public Administration in Canada’s (IPAC) in Victoria and has recently joined the IPAC group in the National Capital Region.

James d'Annunzio is currently an intern in the two year Ontario Internship Program (OIP) with the Government of Ontario working out of the Ottawa Court House as an Eastern Inter-Ministerial Council Liaison Officer. The internship program includes three separate placements with the Ontario government and James is currently in his second placement. His first placement was with the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) working as a Financial Analyst in the city of Kingston. James is a graduate of the three year Business Administration program from Algonquin College, majoring in Finance.

Moderator: Vic Pakalnis, P.Eng, M.Eng., MBA, Regional Director, Eastern Ontario, Ontario Ministry of Labour .

Cost: $10 registration fee, $25 for dinner. Persons cancelling less than 24 hours before the meeting will be charged the registration fee.

Registration: For more information and RSVP by Thursday, November 18th to:

Diane Shane, Industry Canada, or 946-6515

Location: The Courtyard Restaurant, 21 George, 241-1516 is in the Byward Market, in the first block East of Sussex, North of The Bay and Chapters, in a courtyard on the North side of George.

This information is also available in The Innovation Salon Schedule, published on Internet in The Innovation Journal under Salon.

Updated 02/11/02