National technology forum 2020

Explore new technologies that are revolutionizing accounting and finance. Find out how you can take advantage of best-fit digital solutions and emerging business trends to work smarter, ignite growth and keep innovating.

Event Details

Jointly Presented By:

CPA Canada and 180 Systems

Location and date:
Toronto May 25-26, 2020

In today’s world, digital disruption has become a given. Are you ready for what’s next?

Join a unique group of professionals from across the country who work in public practice, consulting, finance and other industries to explore new technology solutions. Over the course of two days, you will be able to network with peers and experts in a practical, hands-on environment with an extensive trade floor where everything is grounded in real-world application.

You can expect high profile keynotes from the tech world and sessions with guidance on how to determine best-fit solutions, plus feature comparisons, roundtables, panels and more. You’ll also learn about the latest tech strategies to help you support innovation, performance and sustainability for your organization or clients.

New this year: A learning lab option, which provides even more opportunities to get involved with firsthand demos from select vendors. Check back soon for updates to the 2020 agenda.

Optional post-conference workshop

Hitchhiker’s Guide to Technology Solutions
May 27, 2020 | 6 CPD hours
CPA Canada’s Toronto office

Special offers/promotions

Early bird: Register by February 25, 2020 to receive a coupon for $100 off for your next purchase from CPA Canada.

Get free access to complementary resources

Until March 31, 2020, receive direct access to invaluable free resources that will complement your Tech Forum learning experience. These relevant resources include:

  • A CPA's introduction to AI: From algorithms to deep learning
  • How are big data and AI transforming accounting and finance?
  • Introduction to blockchain technology

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.


12 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

Topics include:

  • blockchain technology
  • artificial intelligence
  • robotic process automation
  • the enterprise solutions life cycle
  • optimizing customer experiences
  • BI, CRM, CPM and HR challenges
  • virtual offices and remote staff
  • edge computing and the internet of things
  • cybersecurity and privacy issues
  • emerging technologies for business

Who should attend?

Accounting and finance professionals, as well as a variety of trusted business leaders who are responsible for technology investment decisions. This includes:

  • CFOs and CIOs
  • vice-presidents
  • directors
  • controllers
  • advisors
  • partners and managers
  • technology consultants

More Details:

Venue[s] and Accommodation[s]


Metro Toronto Convention Centre – North Building
255 Front St. West , Toronto, ON M5V 2W6

The award-winning Metro Toronto Convention Centre (MTCC) is Canada’s largest and one of North America’s leading convention centres. Its three-year, $29 million modernization project is complete. The project features a new design, functionality and upgraded finishes. The MTCC is known for its top-of-class service, first-class venue, in a world-class city. And yes, it’s the only facility that has hosted both a G20 and a G7 Summit. Located in the heart of downtown Toronto, plenty of dining, great hotels, shopping and fun things to do are all within easy walking distance. The MTCC certainly has it all.


InterContinental Toronto Centre Hotel
225 Front Street West, Toronto, ON M5V 2X3

Participants are responsible for booking their own accommodation.

A block of guestrooms has been reserved for the conference group at a discounted rate.

Book early to avoid disappointment at Book Online or phone 1-800-235-4670

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Please contact:

Member Development and Support
Tel: 1-800-268-3793

Reshma Oza, program manager
Tel: 416-204-3931

Frank Colantonio, Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities; technical program

Michael Burns, Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities; technical program

Nabil Hasbun, Sponsorship and exhibitor opportunities