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The Architecture of Failure: Time and Time Again, presentation of current research on why governments fail to the Conference Board of Canada conference, Public Sector Transformation 2018, Ottawa, November, 2018
The Concept of Governance as Forward Oversight as Applied to Police Agencies in Canadian Municipalities Prepared for the XXII International Research Society for Public Management Annual Conference April, 2018
"The Bigger and Smaller World of Tomorrow’s Infrastructure" - Presentation to the School of Policy Studies
"Risk is Not the Bermuda Triangle of Innovation": Presentation to the CPA 2017 Public Sector Conference, Ottawa, October 2017.
"The Case for Case Studies" Presentation to student class at Carleton University, January, 2017
"Governance Check-Up: Understanding Roles, Responsibilities and Ways to Succeed": Presentation to the Nova Scotia of Police Governance, Pictou, Nova Scotia, September, 2017.
"The Evolving Landscape in Public Administration Leadership Development.": Presentation to the Ethiopian Oromia National Regional State Leadership Academy Assigned for Study Tour in Canada April 2017
"Understanding Executives' Information Needs: If I knew then what I know now....": Presentation to the FMI PD Week, November, 2016
"Building a Successful Career in Government" IPAC Young Professionals Conference, Ottawa, May, 2016
Presentation to the Senate Committee on National Defence and Security, Presentation on Critical Infrastructure Risks and Threats, March 21, 2016. Click here to access.
Police Governance 101: Presentation in March, 2015 to the Police Commissions of Manitoba. Click here to access.
Putting Policy to Work: Policy Implementation Checklist: This checklist is the product of a workshop offered through Queen's to the Ontario Public Service, last held in Toronto, April, 2015. Click here to access.
Discussion Guide: Summit on Police Governance, Toronto, April, 2015. Click here to access.
Governance 101 - The Vital Basics: Framework presentation for a day session with all police commissions of Manitoba, March 2015.
Putting Policy to Work: Policy Implementation Checklist: This checklist is the product of a workshop offered through Queen's to the Ontario Public Service, last held in Toronto, February, 2015
“Are we there yet? Reflections on 25 years of police governance” Presentation to the Canadian Association of Police Governance Annual Conference, Halifax, August, 2014
Shame Faced and ORNGE All Over: How Government Can Flub their Accountabilities for the Agencies They Create - presentation at Queen's University, Winter, 2013
The Skills to Govern: The Challenge for Public Sector Governance Bodies - Presentation to the International Research Society for Public Management Conference, Rome, University of Tor Vergata, March, 2012
Canada's Critical Infrastructure: Stay Calm and Get on with It..... Presentation to The Future of Security: Changing Landscape Conference, Toronto, May, 2102
New Synthesis: What Next? Presentation on new public analysis tools terms New Synthesis to an international meeting at the Canada School of the Public Service, Ottawa, February 2011
Hug your Financial Officers, Don't Smother Them - Maximizing the Relationship between the Financial Officer and the General Manager: Financial Management Institute Webinar, 2010, access at http://www1.webcastcanada.ca/fmi/archives/nov4-10/index.php
Collaborative Performance Measurement: Ontario Municipal Benchmarking Initiative: Presentation to the Brazil-Canada Governance Capacity meeting on Action Learning in social development, Vancouver, June, 2009
Results Based Workshop: Setting the Context for Leadership Performance Measurement: Presentation to the November 2008 Session, Brazil-Canada Governance Capacity, jointly with Ging Wong
Emergency Preparedness: Reviewing the Federal Government’s Policy Framework on Critical National Infrastructure Presentation at Queens, June, 2008
The Voices of Effective Risk Governance: Presentation to the Alberta Hospital Boards Association, April, 2008
Leading Practice in Police Governance: Canada and Abroad, Presentation to Police Community Conference, Winnipeg, June, 2008
Finding Common Ground: Governance Management of Police Services: A Handbook for Police Executives November, 2006
Implementing Risk Management in Public Sector Organizations: The Implementation Challenge and How to Meet It, presentation to the Conference Board Public Executive Network, September, 2003
Case Studies in Public Administration Teaching. Organizational Learning and Research: Presentation to Research Workshop, February, 2009, Brazil-Canada Governance Project
Accountability Disorders: The Conundrum Facing Police Around the World
Presentation to the conference of national police strategic planners, The Pearls of Policing, Ottawa, March, 2008
The Public Service of Today: Warts, Wrinkles and Wonderment
Presentation to the Conference on National Public Service, Kingston, Ontario
June 8, 2006
Integrating Financial and Other Performance Information: Striking the Right Balance of Usefulenss, Relevance and Cost, Presentation to the Conference Board of Canada 2007 Public Sector Financial Leadership Conference, Ottawa, May, 2007
Complexity and Organizational Change in Real Time, presentation to the Queens School of Business Public Executive Program
Best Practices In Police Board Governance: Results of the Field Tests, presentation summary to the Annual Conference of the Canadian Association of Police Board, Edmonton, August, 2006
Modern Controllership: Is Long Term Cultural Change the Answer, presentation to a meeting of controllership staff, 2002
Preparing Police Services in Democratic Regimes to Support the Electoral Process:A Survey of Useful Practices, summary presentation of larger paper to a meeting of Oblast Police Commanders and senior Ukrainian officials from the Ministry of Internal Affairs, Kyiv, January, 2006
Leadership: What Kind of Leader Do I Need to Be? Want to Be? , interactive learning session for community workers at LINC, 07 in Toronto, March, 2007
Public Policy and Risk Management, presentation to the Ontario Government Innovation Group meeting, 2004
Adjusting the Role and Size of Government: Who Leads in Today’ s Pubic Private Partnerships?, presentation to a delegation from the Chinese Central Training Facility, 2004
A New Funding Investment Strategy for the Voluntary Sector: Confronting the Dangers and Opportunities, presentation to the Voluntary Sector Conference, Queens University, October, 2006