The Centre for Greening Government is working with departments and agencies towards low-carbon, sustainable and climate-resilient government operations with a goal to lower government emissions by 40% by 2030 and 80% by 2050.
Charles Hardy, U.S. General Services Administration
The objective of the presentation is to describe, through examples, how to engage clients in a conversation that broadens the client's perspective of workplace solutions and embeds change management in the process to make the conversation flow smoothly in to implementation. An understanding of the tools and techniques available to develop transformative workplace solutions will be achieved.
The objective of the presentation is to explore the many ways in which Activity Based Working can prepare government organizations for the future of work by attracting and unleashing talent, increasing collaboration, and minimizing cost.
Yazmine Laroche, Deputy Minister, Public Service Accessibility
Deputy Minister Laroche will provide an update on the status of the proposed Accessible Canada Act, her views on all aspects of Public Service Accessibility requirements and her vision for the future. The sessionalso includes an opportunity for delegates to engage in an open dialogue with Ms. Laroche.
Accessibility: What Does It Mean and What Does It Look Like
Collinda Joseph, Employment and Social Development Canada
Collinda Joseph, of Employment and Social Development Canada’s Accessibility Task Force, will provide delegates with a brief overview of disability in Canada. She will discuss the shift from the medical model of disability to the social model and what that has meant to the development of accessibility standards in today's society. She will also show some accessibility features in the built environment that would be considered fails and some that would be best practices.