Innovative project aims to shape the future of the accounting profession Unprecedented change is transforming the global business landscape. With change coming from so many directions, the ability to adapt quickly is key. We need your help turning today’s challenges into opportunities. Facebook Twitter Linkedin Email CPA Canada Foresight: Reimagining the profession is an initiative that brings CPAs and the broader business community together to discuss the industry’s most relevant issues, like obsolescence by automation, predicting future skillsets and more. This initiative includes in-person roundtables and a digital conversation you can join to share your thoughts. We need your input! Join many other CPAs and stakeholders who are sharing their thoughts on our online platform, Soapbox. Here’s how you can join the conversation: Step 1: Click the Join button and create an account. It will only take 1 minute. Step 2: Share your thoughts on the three key uncertainty discussions Step 3: Respond to the ideas of others or vote for your favourite responses Step 4: Visit Soapbox often – we will be sharing new content (videos, interviews, questions, scenarios) from our round table events to deepen the discussion. Join What happens next? CPA Canada will host round table events with various CPAs, stakeholders, and disruptors to develop a variety of scenarios to reinvent the accounting profession. The cross-pollination of ideas from CPAs across Canada and global stakeholders in diverse fields and careers will create a full picture of where we're headed, where we want to go, and how we'll get there. We will share information every step of the way. Stay in the know Although our round table events are by invitation only, we don’t want you to miss out! Check back often for access to videos, reports, and other resources from our round table events. Use these resources to engage with participants in our digital conversation. Round Table 1 - Framing Workshop (September 4-5) - Conversation Summary Round Table 2 - Scenario Building Workshop (October 15, 16, 17) Round Table 3 - Confirmation Workshop (November 26-28) - Scenario Building Summary - Slow and Steady Scenario - Phoenix Rising Scenario - Tech Titans Scenario - My Way Scenario Round Table 4 - Refinement Workshop (December 3-4) Related Articles Accounting | The Profession The future is now 5.3.2018 | Joy Thomas CPA Canada president and CEO, Joy Thomas, reflects on building a profession ready for disruption Accounting | The Profession Innovative project encourages CPAs and stakeholders to collaborate on the future of the profession 7.26.2018 | Daniel McKenzie In-person roundtables and online discussions will help create strategies to solidify CPAs as leaders in the business world Most Popular Canada | Personal Finance Time to set the record straight about these 5 RRSP myths 2.5.2019 | Margaret Craig-Bourdin Come RRSP season and consumers are often faced with a confusing jumble of misguided notions about this retirement savings vehicle. Here are some facts. Canada | News Tax system review will boost business, better serve Canadians 1.31.2019 | Sophie Nicholls Jones CPA Canada calls for review and possible overhaul of system in latest tax report. Huge complexity and a lack of access to social benefits are key concerns. @Work | Tools Nail that raise with these 3 expert salary negotiation tips 1.28.2019 | Mathieu de Lajartre This is the year to ask for a raise and other benefits. But it’s important to be prepared in order to get what you want. @Work | Trends Are you guilty of masking your emotions in the workplace? 1.25.2019 | Beverley Ann D’Cruz Putting on a front while on the job could be affecting your mental health. Here’s some professional advice on how to deal with that emotional labour.