2022 CCPAC-CCOLA Conference

Ottawa, Ontario

Business Program

Delegate Program



Time Event
All day Arrival of Delegates and Guests
10:00 am - 6:00pm Registration
Lobby (tbc) – Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ice-Breaker activity – All Delegates and Guests
Ottawa River Cruise (tbc)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception – All Delegates and Guests
Laurier Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Time Event
7:00 am - 8:30 am Breakfast – All Delegates and Guests
Dinning Room or Room Service, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
7:30 am - Noon Registration
Locale to be confirmed, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
8:30 am
  • Traditional Territory and Land Acknowledgement (performed by an Elder)
    Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
  • Opening Remarks
    John Williamson, Chair, House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Accounts
    Karen Hogan, Auditor General of Canada
    Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
9:00 am Roundtable: Jurisdictional updates

Each jurisdiction will have 5-6 minutes for a representative from the PAC and the audit office to brief the conference on activities in their jurisdiction since the last meeting.

Facilitator: John Williamson, Chair, House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Accounts
Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
10:30 am Health Break
Locale to be confirmed, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
10:45 am
  • CCPAC Annual General Meeting
    Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
  • CCOLA only - Business Sessions
    Renaissance Room/ Mezzanine Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
12:00 pm Luncheon – All Delegates and Guests
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
12:30 pm Topic of luncheon Speech (tbc)
Keynote Speaker: (tbc)
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1:30 pm Business Session 1: Putting Pressure on Recurring Issues: What are the root causes and what can be done about them?
Facilitator: To be confirmed
Panel Members: To be confirmed

A panel on how to put and keep pressure on recurring and long standing issues found in audits of different jurisdictions (e.g. indigenous issues, climate change, health care issues).

Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
2:45 pm Health Break
Locale to be confirmed, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
3:00 pm Business Session 2: Accountability and political change
Facilitator: To be confirmed
Panel Members: To be confirmed

A panel on relation building and continuity in times of political change.

Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
4:15 pm End of Business Sessions
5:30 pm Departure by foot for the National Arts Centre (NAC) – All Delegates and Guests
5:45 pm
  • Cocktail – All Delegates and Guests
    O’Born Foyer, NAC
  • Group Photographs
    Patio, NAC
6:30 pm
  • Dinner – All Delegates and Guests
    O’Born Room, NAC
    Entertainment provided
  • Free time for delegate activities. See links to interesting things to do close to the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.

Time Event
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast – All Delegates and Guests
Dining Room or Room Service, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
8:30 am – 9 :30 am Business Session 3: Maintaining the Relevance of the Auditor General’s Office
Facilitator: To be confirmed
Panel Members: To be confirmed

A panel on how legislative audit offices remain relevant and can best add value for parliamentarians and Canadians.

Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
9:30 am Health Break
Locale to be confirmed, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
9:45 am – 11:15 am Business Session 4: Studying the Public Accounts
Facilitator: To be confirmed
Panel Members: Various AGs, Public sector employees and or CAAF
Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
11:30 am
  • Ottawa Conference Closing Remarks
    John Williamson, Chair of the House of Commons Standing Committee on Public Accounts and Karen Hogan, Auditor General of Canada
    Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
  • Looking to Next Year- Invitation from Yukon to next year's conference
    Currie Dixon, Chair of the Standing Committee on Public Accounts of Yukon Legislative Assembly and Karen Hogan Auditor General of Canada
    Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
12:00 pm Luncheon – All Guests
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
12:30 pm Topic of luncheon Speech (tbc)
Keynote Speaker: (tbc)
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1:30 pm
  • Breakout Session - Speak Your Mind
    Chairs, Vice/Deputy Chairs, Other PAC Members

    Adam Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
  • Breakout Session - Speak Your Mind
    Clerks and Researchers

    Palladian Room/ Mezzanine Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
  • CCOLA only - Business Sessions
    Renaissance Room/ Mezzanine Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
3:00 pm
  • End Business Sessions
  • Free Time
  • Dinner on your own

Accompanying Persons


Time Event
All day Arrival of Delegates and Guests
10:00 am - 6:00 pm Registration
Lobby – Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1:00 pm - 3:00 pm Ice-Breaker activity – All Delegates and Guests
Ottawa River Cruise (tbc)
6:30 pm - 8:00 pm Welcome Reception
Laurier Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Time Event
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast - All Delegates and Guests
Dinning Room or Room Service, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
8:15 am Meet in hotel lobby
8:30 am Departure by bus to Rideau Hall
1 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0A1
9:00 am – 10:00 am Guided tour of Rideau Hall
10:00 am – 11:00 am Free to continue visiting
11:15 am Departure by bus to the Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7
12:00 pm Luncheon – All Delegates and Guests
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
12:30 pm Topic of luncheon Speech (tbc)
Keynote Speaker: (tbc)
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1:15 pm Meet in the hotel lobby
1:30 pm Depart by bus to the Mackenzie King Estate
2:15 pm - 2:45 pm Visit the Kingswood and Moorside cottages
2:45 pm - 3:30 pm Participants may want to take a short hike in the Gatineau Park while at the MacKenzie King Estate
3:30 - 4:00 pm Departure by bus to the Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1 Rideau Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 8S7
5:30 pm Departure by foot to the National Arts Centre (NAC)
5:45 pm
  • Cocktail
    O’Born Foyer, NAC – All Delegates and Guests
  • Group Photographs
    Patio, NAC
6:30 pm
  • Dinner
    O’Born Room, NAC – All Delegates and Guests
    Entertainment provided
  • Free time for delegates and guests activities. See links to interesting things to do close to the Fairmont Chateau Laurier.
Time Event
7:00 am – 8:30 am Breakfast- All Delegates and Guests
Dining Room or Room Service, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
9:00 am Meet in the hotel lobby
9:15 am Departure by foot to the National Art Gallery of Canada
380 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, ON, K1N 9N4
9:30 am – 11:30 am Visit the gallery
11:30 am Departure by foot to the Fairmont Château Laurier
12:00 pm Luncheon – All Delegates and Guests
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
12:30 pm Topic of luncheon Speech (tbc)
Keynote Speaker: (tbc)
Drawing Room/ Lobby Level, Fairmont Chateau Laurier
1:00 pm Meet in the hotel lobby
1:15 pm Departure by foot to Parliament Hill
1:30 pm – 2:00 pm Guided tour of the West Block / House of Commons Chamber
2:15 pm Departure by foot to the Senate
2:30 pm – 3:00 pm Guided tour of the Senate
3:00 pm Departure by foot to Fairmont Chateau Laurier

Good walking shoes are recommended. All walking distances are no more than 15 minutes from the hotel, and most are 10 minutes or less.

All meals during the conference up to and including the luncheon of August 30th are included in the accompanying person’s program fee.

Panelists

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Registration

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Visiting Ottawa