Chris Allison

Director General

Canada School of the Public Service’s Digital Academy

Chris leads the Canada School of the Public Service’s Digital Academy – a government start up working to improve the digital literacy of public servants in the Government of Canada, building deeper competencies in key areas like data, AI/ML, design, DevOps and disruptive technology, and building communities to support learning and organizational/cultural change.

Chris has been working in government for 21 years across technology, operations, policing, immigration, national security, policy, major projects, air travel, open source collaboration and leadership.

Chris is a self-driven continuous learner who plays with Rust, Python, Golang and beyond. His passions are network analytics and systems – seeing the connections in our environments and between our organizations and working with communities to build a better Canada and a better world.

Sessions

Future of Digital Learning

04/11/2020 15.45 - 16.25

FWD50 in the MixChannel 5Presentation

What is the future of learning digital in government? Hear from several organizations about their perspectives and how they may (or may not) have shifted as a result of the pandemic. What do you think public services need with respect to mindsets, knowledge and skills in order to succeed in the digital era?