GC INNOVEX GC (In person) (WMT2-E11)

Product code: WMT2-E11


Delivery method

Delivery method




3.5 hours



All public servants at all levels



The in person registration portal is now closed. If you are interested in participating online, please go to the online registration page.

In a rapidly changing world, employees in the public service of Canada face mounting pressures to innovate to meet the needs and expectations of the citizens it serves. Governments around the globe are also experiencing similar pressures, which influence each stage of the innovation process from ideation through to implementation.

The 2023 GC INNOVEX GC conference will focus on breaking down barriers to innovation by encouraging collaboration and promoting the advantages of collective efforts when exchanging knowledge, ideas and practices.

Participants will learn about new best practices, practical applications and proven methods of driving innovation in public sector programs, policies and processes.


  • Kent Aitken, Director, Digital Learning Products, Canada School of Public Service
  • Eliane Dorval, Senior Learning Designer, Canada School of Public Service
  • Dr. Sydney Heimbrock, Chief Industry Advisor for Government, Qualtrics
  • Madina Ibragimova, Analyst, Canada School of Public Service
  • Thomas Kearney, Free Agent, Digital Community Management, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat
  • Larry Smith, Founder and Senior Researcher, The Problem Lab, University of Waterloo


  • Kyle Burns, Director General, Public Sector Innovation, Innovation and Skills Development Branch, Canada School of Public Service
  • Vanessa Vermette, Vice-President, Innovation and Skills Development Branch, Canada School of Public Service
Date modified: 2023-03-20