TORONTO, Nov. 6, 2014 /CNW/ - The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario hosts its fall conference at Toronto's Westin Harbour Castle Hotel and Convention Centre this week.
This conference is designed to appeal to a broad demographic of CPAs, their colleagues and students in the CPA program. No matter what industry they work in or their role, the conference is an important event for accounting and finance professionals.
CPA Ontario, Fall Conference
Westin Harbour Castle Hotel and Convention Centre, 1 Harbour Square, Toronto, ON
November 6-7, 2014
Keynote Speaker: Boris Brott
Internationally recognized Canadian conductor Boris Brott will open the event as keynote speaker. He will address conducting an orchestra in terms of both team work and leadership. During his interactive 45-minute presentation, Boris draws analogies between performances in an orchestra and performance in business; the need for creativity within a framework; the two-stage process of musical creation and performance; the joy of communication; and the achievement of success.
Professional Development Sessions:
Professional development sessions will cover subject matter ranging from:
- Strategic visions driving strategic outcomes by Shawn Casemore
- Learning to be a strong agent of change by Paul Juniper
- Employment law update by Jordan Rodney
- Not-for-profit update by Glen Schmidt, FCPA, FCA
- Dispelling myths about fraud by Pamela Murphy
- Estate planning by Jane Blaufus
- Accounting standards for private enterprises by Shari Mann, CPA, CA
- Idealize and capitalize on innovation by Shawn Casemore
- Analysis and reporting by Simon Lindley and Elaine Chong
- Recruiting, hiring and managing employees / engaging with people by Peter Taylor
- GST / HST update by Diane Gaudon, FCPA, FCGA
- Technology and IT updates by Eugene Roman, CPA, CMA
Note to media: The key note address and professional development sessions are open for media to attend. Mr. Brott and the professional development presenters are also available for interviews.
Chartered Professional Accountants are critical to the financial management of businesses. CPAs are globally recognized and respected accounting professionals who are highly valued for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership.
Media experts - Consider a CPA the next time you're looking for a subject matter expert to answer critical financial or business questions or when you need a panel expert to offer insight in a group discussion or debate.
About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
CPA Ontario protects the public interest by ensuring its members meet the highest standards for integrity and expertise. CPA Ontario serves and supports its more than 80,000 members and approximately 20,000 students in their qualification and professional development in a wide range of senior positions in public accounting, business, finance, government, not-for-profits and academe. Certified General Accountants (CGAs), Certified Management Accountants (CMAs) and Chartered Accountants (CAs) are now unified under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations of all types and sizes for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. For information on the profession, visit cpaontario.ca. To become a CPA in Ontario, visit gocpaontario.ca.
SOURCE: The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
For further information: Or to arrange an interview with Mr. Brott or any of the other PD session presenters, please contact: Perry Jensen, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, 416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 271, [email protected]; Amy Mulhern, Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario, 416-322-6520 or 1-800-668-1454 ext. 8311, [email protected]