2019 Conference Information

October 2nd - 4th 2019 in Vancouver, BC

 

Call for Topics

Please submit your ideas for speakers and sessions for the 2019 National Conference by filling out this form and sending it to office@cagfo.ca

2018 Conference Presentations

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2018 Speakers

 

Mohamed Fahmy

Journalist

“We Can Do Better: Canada’s Record on Human Rights and Civil Liberties”

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Gail Stephens

General Manager, Bayview Place

“Going Against the Trend: How to Survive in Local Government”

Full Bio

Tim Beauchamp

Former Director, Public Sector Accounting Board

“Musings on a Career Focused on PSAB”

Full Bio

Bob Dugan

Chief Economist, Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation

“Housing Economic Update”

Full Bio

Charles-Antoine St-Jean

Chair of the Public Sector Accounting Board of Canada

“PSAB Annual Update”

Full Bio

Michael Puskaric

Director, Public Sector Accounting Standards for the Public Sector Accounting Board.

“PSAB Annual Update”

Full Bio

Martha Jones Denning

Principal, Canada’s Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB)

“PSAB’s Proposed Reporting Model for Financial Reporting in the Canadian Public Sector”

“PSAB’s Proposed Conceptual Framework for the Canadian Public Sector”

Full Bio

 

Antonella Risi

Principal, Canada’s Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB)

“PSAB’s Proposed Reporting Model for Financial Reporting in the Canadian Public Sector”

“PSAB’s Proposed Conceptual Framework for the Canadian Public Sector”

Full Bio

Bill Cox

Senior Partner, BDO Canada

“Beyond Social Media: Using Smart Technologies to Enhance Citizen Engagement in Budgets”

Full Bio

Jamie Black

President, F.H. Black & Company Inc.

“Communicating Financial Information: Dashboards, Infographics, and Executive Summaries”

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Bob Eichem

Internal Financial Advisor, City of Boulder, Colorado.

Full Bio

 

Craig Binning

Partner, Hemson Consulting

“Long -term Financial Sustainability Planning for Municipalities”

Full Bio

Mike Goodfellow

National Leader of Finance Assurance, Deloitte Canada.

“Finance Trends in the Public Sector – Risks Related to Change in Technology, Emerging Technologies, and Talent in Finance”

Full Bio

Catherine Schinkel

Deloitte

“Finance Trends in the Public Sector – Risks Related to Change in Technology, Emerging Technologies, and Talent in Finance”

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Brittney Dawney

Certified Integral® Coach, Urban Systems

“Asset Management: Diversity of Opinion  – Why it Matters to Have Finance at the Table and How to Get There”

Full Bio

John Weninger

Principal and senior consultant, Urban Systems.

“Asset Management: Diversity of Opinion  – Why it Matters to Have Finance at the Table and How to Get There”

Full Bio

Judy Haber

Performance Sponsorship Group

“Business of Corporate Sponsorship: How to Win for Both the Municipality and the Corporate Sponsor”

Full Bio

Jessica Jaremchuk

Director, Risk Management, Frank Cowan Company

“The Total Cost of Risk”

Full Bio

Alyssa Unrau

AON Risk Solutions

“Can You Really Insure Against Cyber Fraud?”

Full Bio

Gerry Valois

PriceWaterhouseCooper (PwC)

“Are You Prepared for this Challenge? The new COSO Enterprise Risk Management Framework”

Full Bio

Scott MacLennan

KPMG

“Cyber Risk is not a Department, it is an Attitude in the Organization”

Full Bio

Sharon Stevenson

AFOA Manitoba

 

Fred Meier

Clerk of the Executive Council and Cabinet Secretary

Full Bio

Jeff Precourt and Dan McDermid

Federation of Canadian Municipalities

“GFOA Without Borders – Basic Water Needs in Peru”

Matthew Hartney

Corvée Professional Accounting Corp.

“Transforming Your Financial Statements for the Better”

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Ian Morrison

Stantec

“Improve Project Success with Risk Based Design and Earned Value Management”

2017 Conference Presentations

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2017 Conference

 

2018 Speakers

 

2018 Speakers

 

2018 Conference Information

Winnipeg, MB September 12th-14th