• Agenda

    Registration and light breakfast


    Reviewing the past to inform the future

    Session time

    8:30 – 9:20am

    Acknowledgement of Country and introduction to Forum

    Jodi Cant, Director General, Department of Finance

    Master of Ceremonies

    Kate Ingham, Director of Strategic Advisory Services, Government Procurement, Department of Finance

    Introduction to session

    Stephanie Black, Executive Director, Government Procurement, Department of Finance.

    Why the Public Sector Reform (PSR) was necessary

    John Langoulant, Special Inquirer, Special Inquiry into Government Programs and Projects

    Establishing PSR and its expected outcomes

    Emily Roper, Acting Deputy Director General, Department of Premier and Cabinet

    Panel and Questions

    Presenters, Stephanie Black and Chris Thomson, Finance.

    Whistling while you work: Corruption in public sector procurement

    Session time


    Introduction to speakers

    Phil Helberg, Acting Deputy Director General, Building Management and Works, Department of Finance

    'Corruption hides in poor processes and lazy oversight' NMHS case study

    Ray Warnes, Chief Executive Officer, WA Government Corruption and Crime Commission

    'Internal Whistle-Blowing in the Public Service: A Matter of Trust'

    Jeannette Taylor, Associate Professor, School of Social Sciences, The University of Western Australia and Associate Editor of Public Administration Review

    Contracting for the potential of supplier corruption

    Carolyn McKell, Senior Assistant State Solicitor, State Solicitor's Office.

    Panel and Questions

    Presenters and Mark Bryden, Strategic Issues, Building Management and Works, Finance. 

    Morning Tea break


    Looking forward to procurement excellence

    Session time


    Procurement Reform in action

    Chris Thomson, Project Director, Procurement Reform Team, Department of Finance

    Round Table on procurement ideas, challenges and frustrations submitted by attendees

    Facilitated by Andrew Davy, Assistant Director, Procurement Capability and Development, Government Procurement, Department of Finance.

    Closing remarks


    Networking and Close


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