Welcoming business journalist Amanda Lang as keynote speaker
TORONTO, Nov. 7, 2012 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants of Ontario will host its annual conference Nov. 8 - 9, 2012 at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto. The theme of the conference is "we see your success", placing strong emphasis on the importance of on-going professional development. The Association aims to support CGAs across Ontario to build their professional knowledge and leadership capabilities, to drive future opportunities and successes.
Keynote speaker, celebrated Canadian business journalist, Amanda Lang, opens conference ceremonies addressing leadership in today's business world. She will share her views of leadership and lessons learned from the many interviews that she's conducted with some of the world's most powerful and influential figures.
The annual conference subject matter has been strategically developed to help CGAs grow both as professionals and individuals, spanning such topics as:
- financial modeling best practices
- international financial reporting standards (IFRS)
- strategic planning and leadership
- the multi-generational workplace
- corporate governance
- corporate tax update
- accounting standards for private enterprise (ASPE)
- forensic accounting
- personal leadership styles & professional presence
- career management
- social media and more
Following the annual conference, CGA Ontario will honour and welcome hundreds of new CGAs into membership in a formal admission to membership ceremony. This recognizes the rigorous work and dedication these individuals have undertaken to become CGAs - a moment that many aspiring financial and business professionals will remember for a lifetime.
Note: There will be a two page announcement of Ontario's newest CGAs in the Globe and Mail on November 8, 2012.
About Certified General Accountants of Ontario
CGA Ontario is a self-governing body that grants the exclusive rights to the CGA designation, and controls the professional standards, conduct and discipline of its members and students in the province of Ontario. Certified general accountants (CGAs) are committed to meeting the needs of businesses and organizations with strategic insight, leadership and demonstrated abilities. In Ontario, there are more than 21,000 CGAs and approximately 8,000 students working towards their designation. www.cga-ontario.org / www.cga-domore.org
SOURCE: CERTIFIED GENERAL ACCOUNTANTS OF ONTARIO
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Manager, Public Relations, CGA Ontario