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AUGUST 2-3

15 - 18 November, 2022

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

NO TRAVEL NEEDED

GUEST EXPERTS

Concurrent Sessions

LEARN & NETWORK

LEARN & NETWORK

About This Virtual Event

The 2022 Canadian Association of Government Finance Officers (CAGFO) National Conference "Value Beyond Numbers" virtual event is scheduled for Tuesday, November 15 - Friday, November 18, 2022. Your virtual conference of choice will offer timely and topical presentations, discussions, and social networking opportunities.

Speakers

Check back for updates!

Michael Puskaric

Jude Pillainayagam

Keynotes

Ron Tite, Purpose-Driven Leadership and Marketing Expert

11/16/2022 from 10:45am - 12:00pm ET

Relevant, engaging, and interactive, Ron Tite exceeds expectations every time he takes the stage. Named one of the “Top 10 Creative Canadians” by Marketing Magazine, he’s an award winning advertising writer and creative director. Addressing a variety of topics surrounding leadership, strategy, motivation, and creativity, Tite’s presentations are not only information packed but also infused with his unique humour.

Dr. Bill Howatt, Founder and President of Howatt HR

11/18/2022 from 10:45am - 11:30 am ET

Dr. Bill Howatt, Founder and CEO of Howatt HR, refers to himself as a behavioural scientist with a keen curiosity for how employees and employers can work together to reduce mental harm and promote mental health in the workplace. He is known internationally and is one of Canada’s top experts in workplace psychological health and safety. Dr. Bill is on the CSA OHS Standards Steering Committee and the Chair of CSA Standard Z1008: Management of Substance-Related Impairment in the Workplace. He is the co-creator of the Psychologically Safe Workplace Awards.

Agenda

7:30 PST10:30 EST11:30 AST

Schedule to be Confirmed

Welcome to the CAGFO Conference! This day will likely consist of Sponsor demos, Forums, and the Welcome Event will take place this evening! More info to follow soon.

7:30 PST10:30 EST11:30 AST

CAGFO Welcome

Lorrie Schmallenberg
Manager, Public Accounting & Reporting, City of Regina

CAGFO President
Welcome to the official start of the 2022 CAGFO Annual Conference! Opening remarks will be provided by CAGFO President, Lorrie Schmallenberg and our Presenting Sponsor.

7:45 PST10:45 EST11:45 AST

Keynote Motivational/Leadership Speaker

Ron Tite
Purpose-Driven Leadership and Marketing Expert

Relevant, engaging, and interactive, Ron Tite exceeds expectations every time he takes the stage. Named one of the “Top 10 Creative Canadians” by Marketing Magazine, he’s an award winning advertising writer and creative director. Addressing a variety of topics surrounding leadership, strategy, motivation, and creativity, Tite’s presentations are not only information packed but also infused with his unique humour.

9:15 PST12:15 EST1:15 AST

Visit Trade Show

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

9:30 PST12:30 EST1:30 AST

Day 1 Session 1a

Session and Speaker TBC

Day 1 Session 1b

Session and Speaker TBC

10:45 PST1:45 EST2:45 AST

Visit Trade Show

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

11:15 PST2:15 EST3:15 AST

Day 1 Session 2a

Session and Speaker TBC

Day 1 Session 2b

Session and Speaker TBC

12:30 PST3:30 EST4:30 AST

Visit Trade Show

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

12:45 PST3:45 EST4:45 AST

Day 1 Session 3a

Session and Speaker TBC

Day 1 Session 3b

Session and Speaker TBC

7:30 PST10:30 EST11:30 AST

CAGFO Welcome

Welcome remarks and daily announcements.

7:45 PST10:45 EST11:45 AST

CAGFO Annual General Meeting

Join the CAGFO Board to review the past year and highlight priorities for the coming year.

8:30 PST11:30 EST12:30 AST

PSAB Update

Michael Puskaric
Director, Public Sector Accounting Standards for the Public Sector Accounting Board

The Annual PSAB update provides up-to-date information to keep members current with recent releases of PSAB and the upcoming proposals. Participates will come away with the knowledge and skills they need to assess new standards and be aware of emerging issues in public sector financial reporting.

9:15 PST12:15 EST1:15 AST

Visit Trade Show

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

9:30 PST12:30 EST1:30 AST

Day 2 Session 1a

Session and Speaker TBC

Day 2 Session 1b

Session and Speaker TBC

10:45 PST1:45 EST2:45 AST

Visit Trade Show

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

11:15 PST2:15 EST3:15 AST

Day 2 Session 2a

Session and Speaker TBC

Day 2 Session 2b

Session and Speaker TBC

12:30 PST3:30 EST4:30 AST

Visit Trade Show

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

12:45 PST3:45 EST4:45 AST

Day 2 Session 3a Forum?

Session and Speaker TBC

Day 2 Session 3b Forum?

Session and Speaker TBC

7:30 PST10:30 EST11:30 AST

CAGFO Welcome

Welcome remarks and daily announcements.

7:45 PST10:45 EST11:45 AST

Keynote Mental Health/Diversity

Bill Howatt
Founder and President of Howatt HR

Dr. Bill Howatt, Founder and CEO of Howatt HR, refers to himself as a behavioural scientist with a keen curiosity for how employees and employers can work together to reduce mental harm and promote mental health in the workplace. He is known internationally and is one of Canada’s top experts in workplace psychological health and safety. Dr. Bill is on the CSA OHS Standards Steering Committee and the Chair of CSA Standard Z1008: Management of Substance-Related Impairment in the Workplace. He is the co-creator of the Psychologically Safe Workplace Awards.

8:45 PST11:45 EST12:45 AST

Economic Update

Charet Chahal
First Vice-President, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor, CIBC Wood Gundy

James Hobson
First Vice-President, CFA, Portfolio Manager, Investment Advisor, CIBC Wood Gundy
9:45 PST12:45 EST1:45 AST

Visit Trade Show

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

10:00 PST1:00 EST2:00 AST

Day 3 Session 1a: Asset Management

Jude Pillainayagam
MBA, P. Eng., MIAM, ISP, City of Coquitlam

Day 3 Session 1b

Session and Speaker TBC

11:15 PST2:15 EST3:15 AST

Visit Trade Show/Prizes

We encourage you to visit the interactive vFairs Trade Show! Get to know our sponsors and schedule a chat or meeting to connect. Points will be awarded for chats and meetings!

11:45 PST2:45 EST3:45 AST

Day 3 Session 2a

Day 3 Session 2b

12:00 PST3:00 EST4:00 AST

PANEL: To Be Confirmed

Sponsors


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Gold



SILVER SPONSORS



BRONZE SPONSOR



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Frequently Asked Questions

No, anyone is welcome to register. We see the event as an opportunity to grow professional networks and learn from great speakers. We don't offer discounted member rates. ;)
No, you don’t need to download anything. You only need access to the internet. Note that vFairs works best in the Google Chrome browser.
We’ll send you an email with your log in details but if you can’t find it, try your spam folder.
Any problems you can email office@cagfo.ca or the Vfairs staff will be on hand to help cagfo@getvfairs.io. As an attendee, you will be able to login directly with your registered email address. Password is not required.
Vfairs staff will be on hand to help. You can send an email to cagfo@getvfairs.io or access them from the help desk in the virtual lobby.
Of course! Visit exhibitors to find out about their products and services. For those ‘watching later’, you can still contact exhibitors via their booths for one month after the live date.
We’d love you to. For a month after the live event you can log in and enjoy the content.