Chartered for Success
Your path to a rewarding career starts here. Join us on January 21 and 22, 2022 for our marquee event of the year. The CPA designation doesn’t just shape your career options, it expands them. Discover how.
Chartered for Success 2022
The CFS experience
When thinking about your professional future, how do you feel? Excited, curious, confused, anxious? All the above?
Chartered for Success (formerly Chartered for Finance) was designed to inspire future CPAs, regardless of their confidence in a career path, because the CPA designation is your passport to a world of opportunity, in any industry. At the CFS conference, meet CPAs from diverse backgrounds and industries and discover how to take your dreams further.
Not only will you get to hear from successful CPAs, you'll also meet like-minded students on a similar journey. At the end, you'll leave with a greater sense of purpose and direction about your future, having grown your professional network and gained unique insights into one of the best designations in the world.
This two-day conference is jam-packed with opportunities including workshops covering both technical and human skills, spotlight interviews with CPAs and dynamic panel discussions. You'll get to meet with CPA Dreamers and find out how the designation has impacted their careers, as well as take part in live debates, interactive games, prizes and more.
Day 1 Agenda (Friday 1 p.m. — 4:15 p.m.)
|1 p.m. - 1:15 p.m.||Kick-off |
Patricia Eddu, Manager, Student Recruitment CPA Ontario
Vicki Liederman, Director, Student Recruitment, CPA Ontario
|1:15 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.||Keynote |
Duane W. Cornelius, CPA CA
|1:45 p.m. - 1:50 p.m.||Meet a Dreamer |
Sarah Cheng, CPA, CA, CISA, CIA
|1:50 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.||Guided stretch break |
Kathy Liu CPA, CA
|2:00 p.m. - 2:10 p.m.||CPA Spotlight Interview|
Julian Wang, CPA, MBA
|2:10 p.m. - 2:55 p.m.||Workshops:|
Doors that the CPA opens with Jennifer Mazzarolo, CPA, CA
Making moves in sustainability as a CPA with Fahad Tariq, CPA, CA
Leveraging tech as a CPA with Ransi Mannapperuma, CPA, CAGarth
|2:55 p.m. - 3:05 p.m.||Break|
|3:05 p.m. - 3:15 p.m.||CPA Spotlight Interview|
Sindi Dema, CPA
|3:15 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.||The Great Debate: Student Debate|
Debate topic: We should not be concerned with the national debt
|4:00 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.||Day 1 Wrap-Up|
Day 2 Agenda (Saturday 10 a.m. — 1:00 p.m.)
|10 a.m. - 10:05 a.m.||Kick-off |
Patricia Eddu, Manager, Student Recruitment, CPA Ontario
|10 a.m. - 10:15 a.m.||Morning Yoga|
Kathy Liu CPA, CA
|10:15 a.m. - 11:00 a.m.||CPA Panel Discussion: Insights into Success|
Vicki Liederman, Director, Student Recruitment, CPA Ontario Marya Shabbir, CPA, CMA
Tim Sothern, FCPA, FCA
Aazar Zafar, FCPA, FCA, CFA
Heran Jung, CPA, CMA, CFA
*Students will get to ask questions
|11 a.m. - 11:05 a.m.||Meet a Dreamer |
Chad Davis, CPA, CMA
|11:05 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.||Break|
|11:15 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.||Workshops:|
Claiming your space in the business world with Garth Sheriff, CPA, CA
Goal setting for success with Rachel Kwong CPA
Develop your network through business etiquette with Julie Blais Comeau
|12 p.m. - 12:15 p.m.||CPA Hot Takes |
You've got questions, we've got answers. CPAs answering some of the most asked student questions
|12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m.||Keynote|
|12:45 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.||Day 2 Wrap-Up & Prize Give-Away|
How to join PSAP and register for CFS
- Click here to open the PSAP registration page using Google Chrome.
- Click the Register button on the top right corner of the page and then click the “Log in” button.
- After logging in, click Register on the PSAP event page and follow the instructions to make a payment.
- Register for the CFS Conference