CAUBO 2019: Main Conference Presentations

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PLENARY SESSIONS

MONDAY, JUNE 10

Concurrent Sessions (10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Coming Together to Manage and Mitigate the Impact and Aftermath of a Campus Fire
Pierre Barbarie, Director, Campus Public Safety, Facilities Management and Ancillary Services – McGill University
Sophie Bolduc, Associate Director, Project Management – McGill University
Peter Coutts, Associate Vice President, Facilities Management – Dalhousie University
Fabrice Labeau, Interim Deputy Provost, Office of Student Life and Learning – McGill University

Interculturalization – From Strategy to Action
Esther E. Enns, Associate Vice-President, Teaching and Learning, and Professor of Educational Linguistics – Saint Mary’s University
Julian L’Enfant, Education Developer, Teaching Support – Saint Mary’s University
Gabrielle Morrison, Vice-President, Finance and Administration – Saint Mary’s University
Robert Summerby-Murray, President and Vice-Chancellor, Professor of Geography and Environmental Studies – Saint Mary’s University

Are Universities Really So Bad At Cybersecurity?
Brian Lesser, Chief Information Officer – Ryerson University

The Jetsons Come to University: Robotic Process Automation
Gitta Kulczycki, Vice-President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer – University of Alberta
Simon Collier, Manager Solutions & Standards, Information Services and Technology– University of Alberta
Iain Williamson, Director, Service Management and Client Support, Information Services and Technology– University of Alberta

Internal Structures: Identifying and Dealing with Red Flags in Higher Education (Bilingual)
Marc Tassé, Senior Advisor, Canadian Centre of Excellence for Anti-Corruption – University of Ottawa

Concurrent Sessions (1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)

Reconciling with Reconciliation
Patricia Musgrave
, Coordinator, Indigenous Affairs, Student Affairs Team – Mount Allison University

Emerging Tax Trends
Paul Farrelly
, Tax Manager, Finance – University of British Columbia
Ani Kotchounian, Senior Finance Officer, Financial Reporting – McGill University
Barry Travers, Partner, National Leader, Public Sector Tax – KPMG LLP

A Mechanism to Improve the Budgeting of Faculty Support Services: Ask the Deans
Gordon Myers, Professor, Economics, and Former Associate Vice-President Academic – Simon Fraser University

Strategic Planning for Safer Campuses: The Power of Community Engagement
Lonnie Ratchford, Manager, Security Operations, Security Services – York University
Samina Sami, Executive Director, Community Safety Department – York University

Using Data and Processes Analysis for Efficient Management (Bilingual) 
Joanie Létourneau, Responsable du bureau de la recherche institutionnelle et de l’amélioration des processus, École de technologie supérieure – Université du Québec

Denis Marchand, Directeur de la recherche institutionnelle du siège social – Université du Québec

Concurrent Sessions (3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Baked-In or Half-Baked? Blending Strategy into your Recipe for Employee Engagement
Sarah Hood, Director, Organization Development and Learning Services, Human Resources – University of Victoria
Johanne Houle, Director, Organizational Development – McGill University
Cara Jones, Consultant, Organization Development, Human Resources – University of Victoria
Ross McDonald, Organizational Development Consultant – McGill University
Karissa Sovdi, Manager, Program and Projects, Human Resources – University of Victoria

Activity-Based Budgeting and Responsibility Centre Management (RCM): An Unconventional Approach
Mark Burtt
, Analyst, Financial Modelling Analyst, Institutional Planning and Assessment – University of Saskatchewan
Tiffany Lepage, Senior Analyst, Financial Strategy and Planning, Institutional Planning and Assessment – University of Saskatchewan
John Rigby, Associate Provost, Institutional Planning and Assessment – University of Saskatchewan
Jacquie Thomarat, Associate Secretary, Academic Governance, Office of the University Secretary – University of Saskatchewan

Transformational Change: Preparation, Execution, Surprises and Lessons Learned
Desma Charlemagne-Michel
, Director, Human Resources Services – University of Toronto
Anne Macdonald, Assistant Vice-President, Ancillary Services – University of Toronto

Modernizing the University in the Cloud
Kim Thompson, Director, Talent Acquisition, Human Resources Systems and Analytics, Human Resources – Brock University
Josh Sekel, Senior Project Manager, Information Technology Services – Brock University

ITS and Human Resources: Transforming the Delivery of Human Resources Services at U of T 
Cathy Eberts, Executive Director, Enterprise Applications and Human Resources Technology, Information Technology Service – University of Toronto
Erin Jackson, Chief Human Resources Officer, Human Resources and Equity – University of Toronto

TUESDAY, JUNE 11

Concurrent Sessions (10:45 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

Building the Case for Funding in Deferred Maintenance
Al Kostiuk, Senior Functional Consultant – Accruent – VFA
Cathleen Ronan, Solutions Architect – Accruent – Capital Planning Services

Allowing the Fullest Range of Debate: Lessons from the University of Toronto on Freedom of Expression and Controversial Events
Archana Sridhar, Assistant Provost, Office of the Vice-President and Provost – University of Toronto
Meredith Strong, Director and Student Policy Advisor, Office of the Vice-Provost, Students – University of Toronto

Ensuring Compliance in a Principles-Based Environment
Sandy Bligh, Director, Accounting Services – University of Victoria
Mélanie Drouin-Dion, Manager, Financial Monitoring – Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC)
Rawni Sharp, Acting Deputy Director, Financial Compliance of Transfer Payment Programs, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC)

Transforming the Corporate Card Audit Program
Tracey Ens, Director, Procurement – Wilfrid Laurier University
Harjot Grewal, Analyst, Corporate Card, Procurement – Wilfrid Laurier University

Moving the Engagement Needle – Two Institutions’ Perspectives
Katrina Di Gravio, Director, Organizational and Human Development – University of Waterloo
Mark Lisetto-Smith, Coordinator, Communication and Events, Organizational and Human Development – University of Waterloo
Rhonda Pylychaty, Director, Total Rewards, Human Resources – University of Calgary

Asset Management at McGill University: Optimizing Asset Lifecycle Management (Bilingual) 
Stéphanie Leclerc, Program Manager, Sustainable Procurement, Procurement Services – McGill University

Concurrent Sessions (1:30 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.)

Balancing the Future Horizons of Universities with the Emergence of New and More Complex International, Political and Economic Risks
Jim Butler
, Director – Faculty Bargaining Services (CAUBO)
Michael Histed, Director, Risk Management – University of Ottawa
Jim Hundrieser, Associate Managing Principal – Association of Governing Boards Institutional Strategies

A Standard to Assist Canadian Academic Institutions to Promote and Support Student Mental Health
Sandra Koppert, Director, Programs and Priorities – Mental Health Commission of Canada
Janine Robb, Executive Director, Health and Wellness Centre – University of Toronto
Verity Turpin, Assistant Vice-Provost, Student Affairs – Dalhousie University

Financial Controls and Academic Culture: Can the Two Co-Exist?
Allen Amyotte, Director, Internal Audit and University Auditor – University of Alberta
Greg Draper, Vice-President, Valuations, Forensics and Litigation Support – MNP LLP
Nola Joorisity, Associate Vice-President, Finance – University of Regina

Mitigating Risks and Costs of Employee Benefits: Models and Perspectives
Allen Furlong
, Senior Consultant, Health and Productivity Solutions, Morneau Shell
Liana O’Brien, Principal, Health and Productivity Solutions, Morneau Shepell

Transforming the Instructional Landscape through Human-Centered Design
Steven Bailey, Director, Academic and Campus Events – University of Toronto
Julia Smeed, Officer, Innovation Projects, Division of Student Life – University of Toronto

Concurrent Sessions (3:15 p.m. - 4:30 p.m.)

Asbestos Incident Response: Preparation, Execution, Surprises and Lessons Learned
Elizabeth Cragg, Director, Office of the Vice-President, University Operations – University of Toronto
Adrienne De Francesco, Executive Director, Capital Projects, University Planning, Design and Construction – University of Toronto
Liam Mitchell, Associate Director, Communications, Faculty of Medicine – University of Toronto

Informing a Performance and Development Planning Process Through the Use of Meaningful Conversation
Terrie Klotz, Chief Human Resources Officer – Royal Roads University
Candace Perkins, Associate Director, Human Resources, Total Rewards and human Resources Analytics – Royal Roads University
Lisa Robinson, Associate Director, Human Resources, Employee Experience and Organizational Development – Royal Roads University

Strength in Numbers: A Shared Security Operations Centre (SOC) for Canadian Universities
Jim Ghadbane, President and CEO – CANARIE
Gayleen Gray, Assistant Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Information Technology, McMaster University
Gitta Kulczycki, Vice-President, Finance and Administration, and Chief Financial Officer – University of Alberta
Bo Wandschneider, Chief Information Officer, IT – University of Toronto

Implementing Faculty Load and Compensation – FLAC – for Academic Appointments Without Too Much FLAC!
Cheryl Whitten, Associate Director, Financial and Administrative Services – Memorial University