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If you’re a senior financial professional in the public sector or work for a not-for-profit that follows PSAB standards, this annual event in the nation’s capital is the place to be.
The role of public sector financial professionals is continually evolving. At this year’s conference, you will have the opportunity to upgrade your skills and enhance the value you bring to your work with a variety of innovative sessions, captivating keynote speakers and thought-provoking panels.
Connect with peers, hear about some of the top challenges facing today’s public sector finance professionals, and stay up to date on emerging trends as you explore the leadership and accounting topics that matter most to you.
Please note: Workshops will not be live streamed.
The 2017 public sector conference included:
Early Bird discount (in-person and virtual conference): $100 off standard conference rate until May 31, 2018.
Group discount (virtual conference only) also available. Please contact our customer service team to book groups. Note that this discount cannot be combined with other offers.
Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.
As we begin work on the conference agenda, CPA Canada is seeking proposals for presentations and/or panel sessions for the Conference Advisory Committee’s consideration.
If you are interested in presenting a session or participating on a panel, view the Call for Proposals to see topics we are considering, and next steps.
Can’t make it to Ottawa? Attend virtually. Listen to speakers and see the conference, follow PowerPoint presentations and ask questions live in real time. All you need is a desktop computer, laptop or tablet, plus speakers and high-speed internet.
Ottawa Shaw Centre
55 Colonel By Drive, Ottawa, ON K1N 9J2
The Novotel Hotel33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON K1N 9M7
For a smooth virtual conference experience, ensure that you have:
• the most current operating system and browser on the device you will use to connect to the virtual conference platform
• access to high speed/broadband Internet (or 4G/LTE services for mobile/tablet devices); if you are not on high-speed Internet, your video may become patchy at times
• speakers/headphones to hear the conference speakers, and keyboard to submit any questions to the speakers.
Early Bird discounts are available until May 31, 2018, end of day, EST, on standard conference fees. A coupon code is provided on the registration page; to receive the discount, use this code when registering.
Group discounts are available for virtual conference attendees, if you wish to host a local group in your area, or attend with other colleagues. Once registration is open, contact CPA Canada for your group discount options.
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Member Development and Support
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This event has multiple dates and locations. See event details for more information.
Attend the Public Sector Accounting Discussion Group meeting in-person or virtually via livestream. Virtual observers will be able to see and hear the discussion in real time along with those attending in person.