Call for Speakers

You are invited to share your experiences and expertise with us at DPI’s Professional Development Week (PDW).  This is a hybrid event which will take place May 6 – 8, 2025 at the Shaw Centre in Ottawa.

We invite public sector organizations, private sector companies, academia and individuals to submit proposals for one or more topics.

Before beginning your proposal, read through the Proposal Guide to learn more about the event and what we are looking for. This document includes the questions you will need to answer when submitting your proposal.

Proposal Guide: (English / French) 

Apply here: Speaker Proposal Application ( 

Should you have further questions please do not hesitate to contact us at

Thank You from the DPI Program Team!


Call for Speaker Proposals Deadline  August 30, 2024
Notification of Acceptance November – December 2024
Program Finalized December 2024
PDW 2025 May 6-8, 2025



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