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2015 Media Releases

CPA Ontario hosts Public Sector Day in Ottawa

Comptroller General of Canada giving keynote at this May 22nd event

(Ottawa – May 20, 2015) – The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario’s annual Public Sector day is being held in Ottawa on Friday, May 22.

Designed for accounting professionals in the public sector, it’s a forum for sharing ideas and learning from top speakers in the field, including this year’s opening keynote Bill Matthews, CPA, CA, the Comptroller General of Canada.

Among the many topics being covered are:

  • Creating the Path of Least Resistance: New Ideas from Behavioural Economics
  • Performance Metrics and Big Data
  • Effective Cyber Security – Recurring Myths and Executable Strategies
  • More than the Sum of its Parts: the Multi-Generational Workforce
  • Achieving Work Life Balance

Media are invited to attend all or part of Public Sector Day and interviews can be arranged with organizers and speakers.

WHAT: Public Sector Day
KEYNOTE SPEAKER: Bill Matthews, CPA, CA, the Comptroller General of Canada
WHEN: Friday, May 22 from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Bill Matthews speaks at 8:45 a.m.
WHERE: Ottawa Conference and Event Centre, 200 Coventry Road

About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
CPA Ontario protects the public interest by ensuring its members meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. CPA Ontario serves and supports its more than 80,000 members and 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.

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.

For more information, please contact:
Perry Jensen
Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 4271
[email protected]