Canadian CPAs, register today for The ONE national conference 2018 in Halifax on October 1-2. As Canada’s must-attend CPA event of the year, maintain your competitive edge by participating in sessions focused on the future, listening to conversation-starting keynote speakers, and networking with top business, accounting and finance professionals.
What’s In the Future of Commerce?
Sustainability Through Adaptability
The 2018 conference theme is sustainability through adaptability. Due to increasing globalization, technological advancements, and significant environmental, social and political issues, company leaders are facing more changes and uncertainty that ever before. As a CPA, you need to adapt to help your company develop innovative strategies for increasing long-term profits and remaining competitive. Participation in The ONE conference will help you address these issues with the tools, tactics and resources needed to navigate change. You also can earn more CPD hours by participating in a pre- or post-conference workshop.
The Buzz Around Blockchain
Vernon Joseph, Security Consultant, Network Test Labs Inc., will discuss what blockchain technology is, how it works, and what it means for you and business in general. You will learn how blockchain is used in the industry and what benefits and downfalls the technology provides. Because blockchain is transforming banking, government, healthcare, logistics, and other industries, you need to stay informed about this trend. You will gain knowledge of blockchain basics, learn how bitcoin and blockchain connect, collect industry case studies, and understand the pros and cons of the technology.
Managing Risks That Cause Panic: Cultivating Sustainability Through Adaptability
David Prime, National RAS Partner, BDO Canada LLP, will discuss how barriers to trade, political climates, and technology are transforming the business world and increasing the risks that companies face. He will share how you can ensure that your company’s risk management practices support innovation and increase agility and adaptability in today’s business world.
The Green Rush: What Should CPAs Know About the Canadian Cannabis Industry?
David Dalziel, Partner, Audit & Assurance, Deloitte, will moderate a panel discussion about the opportunities and challenges to business leaders that may result from Canada legalizing cannabis. Topics include an overview of the Canadian cannabis marketplace, such as the accounting and financial reporting of emerging cannabis companies. The panel also will discuss potential implications of doing business with a cannabis company, such as accounting for investments, business relationships, and broader business considerations.
Public Accountant 2.0: Your Practice in The Cloud
Jules Hawkins and Allison Hawkins, Partners, Hawkins & Co. Accounting, will highlight new technology available for your clients, how it can revolutionize their business, and how it transforms your client relationships and your practice. They also will share which systems and process you need in place to support your staff, clients, and business growth.