TORONTO – 6th Doing Business with Government Information Clinic (2021-06-14)

Registration is now closed for this event. You may wish to check the Event Calendar on www.buyandsell.gc.ca to register for seminars next month or for those offered by other OSME offices.

Session Details

Location:
Toronto - Virtual
Start Date:
Monday, June 14, 2021 - 12:30 PM
End Date:
Tuesday, June 15, 2021 - 4:30 PM
Description:

Toronto, Ontario - Government procurement in Canada is an annual $200+ Billion dollar marketplace. Public Services and Procurement Canada's (PSPC) Office of Small and Medium Enterprises (OSME) Ontario Region is hosting its 6th annual Doing Business with Government Information Clinic to help you in your procurement journey. In our effort to modernize federal procurement and make it more inclusive and open OSME is looking at innovative ways in achieving this. The event theme or focus for some components will be on indigenous and social procurement, however, all businesses are invited to attend, become informed and learn about how various levels of government procure for their organizations. Join us virtually to meet with officials and get more involved in making them your customer.  You can also hear about what non-procurement support services are available to help your business grow.
 

This is a FREE Event!

Location: Virtual (Platform TBD).

 

Day 1 - June 14 schedule (partners, presentations and virtual platform are subject to change):

 

12:15 - 12:30pm: Virtual check-in

12:30pm - Opening remarks - Keynote

 

12:45pm - DOING BUSINESS WITH GOVERNMENT INFORMATION CLINIC

 

1:50 -  HEALTH BREAK

 

2:00 pm - VIRTUAL DROP IN CAFÉ's (3 x 25 minute sessions - 15 unique cafés to pick from)

OSME-OR; PSPC-Real Property Contracting; PSPC-Procurement-Kingston; PSPC-Strategic Policy Sector; Federal Electronic Procurement Solution,  Region of Peel; City of Toronto; City of MississaugaCity of Vaughan, ISC-PSAB; FedDev Ontario, BDC, Office of the Procurement Ombudsman Canada; CCAB;  NWAC; Ontario Aboriginal Financial Institutions Network (AFIs)

 

3 :30 pm - HEALTH BREAK

 

3:35 pm - PANEL – Government Procurement Modernization Initiatives

 

4 :20 pm - Wrap up – Closing remarks


 
Type:
Partnered Event
Disclaimer:

Day 2 - June 15 schedule (partners, presentations and virtual platform are subject to change): 

 

12:15 – 12:30 pm: Virtual check-in 

12:30 pm - OPENING REMARKS

 

12:45 pm -  PANEL DISCUSSION – Current federal mechanisms for indigenous / social procurement

  • PSPC - Indigenous Procurement COE
  • PSPC - Ontario (Indigenous RFI)
  • PSPC - Indigenous Peoples' Space and Participation Framework Team (IPSPFT)
  • PSPC - Social Procurement
  • PSPC-OSME Pacific - Indigenous Engagement COE - moderator
 

1:50 pm - HEALTH BREAK

 

2:00 pm - PRESENTATIONS – Other tools or support services for businesses

 

3:00 pm - HEALTH BREAK

 

3:10 pm - PRESENTATIONS – Other support services for indigenous businesses. 

 

4:20 pm - Wrap up and Closing remarks

 

TBC = To be Confirmed

American Sign Language (ASL) interpretation will be provided for the main sessions each day, and available upon request for the cafés through the information below.

If you require special assistance or are having difficulties registering please contact the Office of Small and Medium Enterprises at 1-800-668-5378 or ont.osme-bpme@pwgsc-tpsgc.gc.ca

*Please note a final confirmation email will be provided to all registered attendees with additional instructions and connection details in the days leading up to the event. The presentations are offered FREE of charge and will be delivered in English. Please contact us for service in French.

**Please provide an active email address when you register as additional information regarding the event will be sent to you a few days before the event.

For more Info:
OSME Ontario Region

Registration is now closed for this event. You may wish to check the Event Calendar on www.buyandsell.gc.ca to register for seminars next month or for those offered by other OSME offices.

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