The future of professionalism: CPA Canada and the University of Toronto

This one-day symposium provides leading academics and professionals the opportunity to explore the topic of professionalism and the changing role of the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA).

Event Details

Jointly Presented By:

CPA Canada and the Professional Accounting Centre at the University of Toronto Mississauga

Location and date:
Toronto May 10, 2018 - 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. EST

The world is changing at an unprecedented rate. Influences like big data, artificial intelligence, multi-generational workforces and changing business models will have an impact on the way we work and how businesses operate. As business professionals, how do we ensure we’re adapting to the pace of change without compromising integrity, objectivity and professional behaviour?

This symposium will explore these questions:

  • How is professionalism being affected by changing business models?
  • How will the drivers of change – economic, environmental, technological, and geopolitical – affect the future of professionalism?
  • How do you enculturate the values of a profession in students and members in a digitally influenced world?
This event is by invitation only.

View the agenda

Topics include:

  • ethics and professional judgement
  • drivers of change
  • communication

Who should attend?

  • accounting professionals
  • controllers
  • managers
  • accounting academics in professionalism, ethics, and professional judgment

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Please contact:

Karen McCardle, CPA, CA, director, Professional Issues and Research Support Services
Tel: 416-204-3465