Spring 2015 conferences

Gain fresh insights and network with colleagues at these cross-Canada events.

April 9, Halifax
Atlantic Business Outlook (The Conference Board of Canada)

This half-day event provides an overview of economic factors that affect the Atlantic region. Hear the latest trends and perspectives from renowned economic and analysis experts.

April 20-21, Toronto
2015 Corporate Finance Course: Valuation in Corporate Finance (CPA Canada)

A combination of lectures and group work provides understanding of business valuation in a corporate finance context. Learn to apply various valuation methods for a range of companies and analyze the differences.

April 30, Montreal
2015 Salary and Hiring Prospects: Finance and Accounting (CPA Québec’s Montreal Group)

Michael O’Leary, regional vice-president at Robert Half International, will talk about salary and hiring prospects.  This conference will be conducted only in French.

May 7-8, Vancouver
CPABC Spring Leadership Conference

This event provides captivating keynote presentations, leading professional development seminars, vast networking opportunities and an exceptional trade show for accounting and business professionals.

May 20, Terrebonne, Que.
The Fundamental Principles of Business Valuation (CPA Québec’s Lanaudière Group)

A business valuation is more than a simple mathematical calculation: it’s both a science and an art. Benefit from the expertise of Mathieu Valcourt, director of the financial advisory department at Amyot Gélinas conseils inc., to learn the fundamental principles of providing a faithful, accurate and comprehensive picture of an organization.  This conference will be conducted only in French.

May 28, Halifax and videoconference
Estate Planning: Tips and Traps (STEP Atlantic)

Christine Van Cauwenberghe of the Investors Group in Winnipeg will present this topic.

May 31-June 5, Niagara Falls, Ont.
2015 In-Depth HST/GST Course (CPA Canada)

This comprehensive course is for indirect tax professionals. Web-based, self-study lessons are followed by six days of in-residence lectures and small, facilitated workgroups.

June 4-5, Calgary
Accountability Summit (CPA Alberta Joint Venture)

This event includes a one-day conference and a pre-conference dinner and mixer. This year’s theme is Strategies for Change. Participants will have an opportunity to explore the latest thinking on this very relevant topic.

June 16-17, Winnipeg
2015 CPA Conference (CPA Manitoba Joint Venture)

Held at the RBC Convention Centre Winnipeg, this event attracts approximately 400 guests for two days of networking, camaraderie and professional development. It features five keynotes, a CPA update and three session streams.

June 23-24, Saskatoon
CPA Saskatchewan Conference

An evening reception on June 23 will be followed by an all-day conference on timely topics such as leadership, branding and innovation.