Speakers

María Inés Baqué

María Inés Baqué

Secretary of Digital Government and Technological Innovation / Secretary of Modernization
Argentina

Afua Bruce

Afua Bruce

Director of Engineering, Public Interest Technology
New America

Alasdair Allan

Alasdair Allan

Director
Babilim Light Industries

Shu Yang Lin

Shu Yang Lin

Consultant and international liaison
PDIS.tw

Guy Elad

Guy Elad

Deputy CIO
Tel Aviv Yafo municipality, Israel

Pia (Waugh) Andrews

Pia Andrews

Open and digital government expert

Rainhard Fuchs

Rainhard Fuchs

International Relations
Austrian Digitalisation Agency

Catherine Desgagnés‑Belzil

Catherine Desgagnés‑Belzil

Chief Digital Officer and Head of Quebec’s Digital Center of Excellence
Province of Quebec

Hillary Hartley

Hillary Hartley

Chief Digital and Data Officer
Deputy Minister, Cabinet Office - Province of Ontario

Aaron Snow

Aaron Snow

Chief Executive Officer
Canadian Digital Service (CDS)

Sarah Paquet

Sarah Paquet

Executive Vice-President
Shared Services Canada

Elizabeth Rhodenizer

Elizabeth Rhodenizer

Chief Information Officer
Public Service Commission of Canada.

David Eaves

David Eaves

Lecturer in Public Policy
Harvard Kennedy School

Malka Older

Malka Older

Author
Associated Researcher, Center for Sociology of Organizations, Sciences Po

Lena Trudeau

Lena Trudeau

CEO
U.Group

Kristo Vaher

Kristo Vaher

Chief of Technology
Government of Republic of Estonia

Ashley Bélanger

Ashley Bélanger

Manager, UX Research and Service Design
Government of Canada

Nikhil J. Deshpande

Nikhil J. Deshpande

Chief Digital Officer
State of Georgia

Jaimie Boyd

Jaimie Boyd

Chief Digital Officer
Government of British Columbia

Robert Król

Robert Król

Vice Director
GovTech Polska Programme, Chancellery of the Prime Minister

Lia	Milito

Lia Milito

Managing Director
Code for Canada

Jerry Overton

Jerry Overton

DXC Fellow, Head of AI
DXC

Deputy Chief Shawna Coxon

Deputy Chief Shawna Coxon

Deputy Chief of Police
Toronto Police Service

Chris Taggart

Chris Taggart

Co-Founder & CEO
OpenCorporates

Janice Cudlip

Janice Cudlip

Strategist and Community Builder with the Policy Community Partnership Office
Canada’s Federal Public Service

Silvano	Tocchi

Silvano Tocchi

Director General Digital Services Directorate
Canada Revenue Agency

Julie	Leese

Julie Leese

Chief Digital Officer
Transport Canada

Sofia Mota

Sofia Mota

Director of TicAPP
Public Administration Digital Competencies Centre, AMA

Georges Clement

Georges Clement

Co-Founder, JustFix.nyc
MPP Candidate, Harvard Kennedy School

Iris Arbel-Ganz

Iris Arbel-Ganz

Innovation Development
Kfar Saba Economic Development Company

Yantisa Akhadi

Yantisa Akhadi

Country Manager - Indonesia
Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team

Lewis S Eisen

Lewis S Eisen

Speaker • Consultant • Author

Val Thomas

Val Thomas

Lead, Talent Mobility Strategy / Talent Cloud
Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat / Government of Canada

Katy	Lalonde

Katy Lalonde

Director
Ontario Digital Service/Government of Ontario

Eric Ward

Eric Ward

Senior Director
Policy Horizons Canada

Honey Dacanay

Honey Dacanay

Senior Manager/Executive Lead, Standards & Governance
Ontario Digital Service, Government of Ontario

Syed Ahmed

Syed Ahmed

Lead Cloud Architect
CloudOps

Jacqueline Lu

Jacqueline Lu

Digital Innovation Lead
Sidewalk Labs

Shlomo Swidler

Shlomo Swidler

CEO
Orchestratus

Cathy Barrera

Cathy Barrera

Founding Partner
Prysm Group

Ramy Nassar

Ramy Nassar

Founder
1000 Days Out

Rebecca Kain

Rebecca Kain

Sr. Consultant
Quarry

Jesse Robbins

Jesse Robbins

Founder & CEO
Orion Labs

Margaret Dawson

Margaret Dawson

Vice President, Portfolio Product Marketing
Red Hat

Ian Williams

Ian Williams

Manager, Analytics & Innovation
Toronto Police Service

Chamika Ailapperuma

Chamika Ailapperuma

Senior UX Researcher and Service Designer
Government of Canada

Ian Rae

Ian Rae

Founder and CEO
CloudOps

Sameer Vasta

Sameer Vasta

Lead, Employee Experience
Ontario Digital Service/Government of Ontario

Tracy Miranda

Tracy Miranda

Director of Open Source Community
CloudBees

Eric Swedersky

Eric Swedersky

SVP, Delivery and Public Sector
SecureKey

Sherry Tiao

Sherry Tiao

Product Marketing Senior Manager
Oracle

Jon Finkelstein

Jon Finkelstein

Executive Creative Director
PwC Canada

Diane Allan

Diane Allan

President, Measurement Canada
Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada / Government of Canada

Jesse Shapins

Jesse Shapins

Director of Development and Public Realm
Sidewalk Labs

Susan Sharp

Susan Sharp

Partner, Digital Experience & Innovation Consulting
PwC Canada

Brad Mills

Brad Mills

Police Constable
Toronto Police Service

Nilufer Erdebil

Nilufer Erdebil

CEO
Spring2 Innovation

Pete	Frasco

Pete Frasco

Senior Manager, Sales Engineering
BlackBerry, AtHoc

Ella Mae Lewis

Ella Mae Lewis

Director of Product
Apolitical

Robert Osborn

Robert Osborn

Federal CTO
ServiceNow

Dr. Diane Gutiw

Dr. Diane Gutiw

Vice President, Big Data Analytics, AI and Machine Learning
CGI

Ramona McVicker

Ramona McVicker

Getter Gal, Field Innovation Team (FIT)
Exec Director, CRHNet

Charles Eagan

Charles Eagan

Chief Technology Officer
BlackBerry

Fatema Pirone

Fatema Pirone

Senior Director, Enterprise Innovation
CIBC

TJ Stidwill

TJ Stidwill

Associate Partner, Public Sector Cognitive Process Transformation
IBM

Domenica Maciocia

Domenica Maciocia

Senior Vice President, Client Services and Sales Operations
Bell Business Markets

Tom De Rosa

Tom De Rosa

Strategic Program Lead
Oracle

Zahra Merchant

Zahra Merchant

Director – Service Management Office
Bank of Canada

Anatoly Tulchinsky

Anatoly Tulchinsky

Director Consulting; Data Science, Advanced Analytics and AI
CGI

Kim Ennis

Kim Ennis

Program Manager, Service Improvement, Service Transformation
City of Ottawa

Michael Cole

Michael Cole

Executive Vice President & Chief Information Officer
Bell Canada

Sonia Powell

Sonia Powell

Director General, Real Property Service’s Workplace Solutions Service Line
Public Services and Procurement Canada

Santiago Ospina Franco

Santiago Ospina Franco

Marketing and Communications Director
Ruta N Medellín

Claudia Thompson

Claudia Thompson

Managing Director, Health & Public Service Canada / Managing Director, Inclusion & Diversity Canada
Accenture, Canada

Larry Cooper

Larry Cooper

Partner
AdaptiveOrg Inc.

Tammy Labelle

Tammy Labelle

Chief Information Officer
Digital Services Branch, PSPC

Ryan Hum

Ryan Hum

Chief Information Officer and Vice President of Data and Information Management
Canada Energy Regulator

Dan Murphy

Dan Murphy

Partner
AdaptiveOrg Inc.

Jim Whitestone

Jim Whitestone

Chief Environmental and Financial Economist
Blockscale Solutions Inc.

Tracy Sletto

Tracy Sletto

Executive Vice President, Transparency and Strategic Engagement
Canada Energy Regulator

Brandon Biggs

Brandon Biggs

Winner, 2019 IDeA Canada Competition
Technological / Communication barriers

Matthew Levy

Matthew Levy

Winner, 2019 IDeA Canada Competition
Architectural / Industrial Design barriers

Jared Uramowski

Jared Uramowski

Winner, 2019 IDeA Canada Competition
Architectural / Industrial Design barriers

Evelina Pituch

Evelina Pituch

Winner, 2019 IDeA Canada Competition
Attitudinal / Systemic barriers

Louis-Pierre Auger

Louis-Pierre Auger

Winner, 2019 IDeA Canada Competition
Attitudinal / Systemic barriers

Alexander Howard

Alexander Howard

Director of the Digital Democracy Project
Demand Progress Education Fund

Alistair Croll

Alistair Croll

Founder
Solve for Interesting

Sagar Jha

Sagar Jha (TRACK CHAIR)

Partnership Development Lead
Code for Canada