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CPA Ontario's Not-For-Profit Conference is a one-day focused opportunity for financial leaders within or interested in the not-for-profit sector. Offering delegates the opportunity to share best practices, learn new skills relevant to the industry, and network with their peers, this is not-for-profit conference you have been waiting for.

Sessions will include plenary and concurrent formats.


Exhibitors




Miriam Andar and Stephen Lewis invite you to CPA Ontario's Not-for-Profit Conference

Miriam Anbar

Stephen Lewis




November 23, 2017

8 a.m. – 8:15 a.m.

Welcome, Announcements, and Introduction

8:15 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Opening Keynote:

Red Flags and Best Practices for Not For Profit Boards of Directors: What CPA Ontario Members Need to Know
Dr. Richard Leblanc
Governance Advisor, Lawyer, Author and Public Speaker

9 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select One):

Audit Quality: Getting a "Good" Opinion
Lisa Topps, CPA, CA
Senior Manager, Assurance Professional Standards Group MNP


Everything Charities & NFP's Need to Know About GST/HST
Laura Gay CPA, CA
Manager and Not-for-Profit Team Lead, Stern Cohen LLP


Accounting Standards Board Update: Not-for-Profit Organizations
Paul Hargreaves, CPA, CMA
Chair, Accounting Standards Board (AcSB)

10:15 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

Networking Break

10:45 a.m. – Noon

Breakout Sessions (Select One):

The Committed Finance Committee
Deryck Williams, FCPA, FCA
Partner and National Charities and Not-for-Profit Organizations Leader, Grant Thornton LLP


Data Analysis Intelligence and Dashboarding - Selecting the "Right" Analytics Tools for Your Business Needs (Part 1 of 2)
Andrew Benson CPA, CMA
President, Expound Decision Systems

Paul Totten
Chief Operating Officer, United Way Centraide Canada


Conducting Effective Workplace Investigations
Miriam Anbar
Associate Employment Lawyer, Rodney Employment Law

Noon – 1 p.m.

Lunch & Spotlight Presentations

1 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select One):

Risk Management - Funder Insights on Risk and Resilience
Polina Bellissimo, CPA, CMA
Senior Manager – Controllership and Accountability Branch, Ministry of Community and Social Services of Ontario

Betty Ferreira, CPA, CMA
Founder and Principal Consultant, ReStructure Consulting


Enter Data Once! Integration Strategies for Finance Professionals
Kelly Hagen
Partner, BDO Canada LLP


Strategies and Controls for Protecting Your Non-Profit from Cyber Attacks
Ed Dubrovsky
Head Global Security Services, OnX Enterprise Solutions

Bryan Li
Managing Director, Cybersecurity Project

2:15 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Networking Break

2:30 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Breakout Sessions (Select One):

Current Challenges and Learnings in Risk Management for Not for Profits
Bill Wesioly, CPA, CMA
Professional Leadership Coach and Risk Management Consultant

Victor Willis
Executive Director, Parkdale Activity - Recreation Centre

Jamee Robinson
Finance Director, Ontario Online Learning Consortium

Jenna Lasky, CPA, CA
Group Manager, Enterprise Risk, Cancer Care Ontario


Aligning Business Intelligence with Strategic, Operational and Financial Goals (Part 2 of 2)
Andrew Benson, CPA, CMA
President, Expound Decision Systems

Paul Totten
Chief Operating Officer, United Way Centraide Canada


Fraud in the Not-For-Profit Strategies and Fraud Mitigation
Colleen Basden, CPA, CA
Partner, KPMG LLP & Senior Vice President, KPMG Forensic

3:45 p.m. – 4:15 p.m.

Networking Reception

4:15 p.m. – 5 p.m.

Closing Keynote:

Effecting Social Change: The Vital Role of the Not For Profit Sector
Stephen Lewis
Humanitarian, Professor & Author

5:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.

Cocktail Reception



SPEAKER(S) BIO

Miriam Anbar
Associate Employment Lawyer, Rodney Employment Law

Colleen Basden, CPA, CA
Partner, KPMG LLP & Senior Vice President, KPMG Forensic

Polina Bellissimo, CPA, CMA
Senior Manager, Controllership and Accountability, Ministry of Community and Social Services of Ontario

Andrew Benson, CPA, CMA
President, Expound Decision Systems

Ed Dubrovsky
Head of Global Security Services, OnX Enterprise Solutions

Betty Ferreira, CPA, CMA
Founder and Principal Consultant, ReStructure Consulting

Laura Gay, CPA, CA
Manager and Not-for-Profit Team Lead, Stern Cohen LLP

Bill Kennedy, CPA, CA
Accounting Systems Consultant, Energized Accounting

Kathleen Kennedy
Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Stewardship Services Alliance

Jenna Lasky, CPA, CA
Group Manager, Enterprise Risk at Cancer Care Ontario

Dr. Richard Leblanc
Governance Advisor, Lawyer, Author & Public Speaker

Stephen Lewis
Humanitarian, Professor & Author

Bryan Li
Managing Director, Cybersecurity Project

Jamee Robinson
Finance Director, Ontario Online Learning Consortium

Lisa Topps, CPA, CA
Senior Manager, Assurance Professional Standards Group, MNP

Paul Totten
Chief Operating Officer, United Way Centraide Canada

Deryck Williams, FCPA, FCA
Partner and National Charities and Not-for-Profit Organizations Leader, Grant Thornton LLP

Bill Wesioly, CPA, CMA
Independent Consultant and Moderator of CPA Ontario's Certificate in Enterprise Risk Management

Victor Willis
Executive Director, Parkdale Activity - Recreation Centre

Location

Metro Toronto Convention Centre,
South Building,
255 Front St W.,
Toronto, Ontario, M5V 2W6