Public sector conference 2020

If you work for a public sector body in accounting, finance or leadership, this is the virtual event for you. Learn how to successfully navigate the unique challenges facing every level of government during unprecedented times.

Event Details

Location and date:
Online (with simultaneous translation in French) October 19-21, 2020

The role of public sector professionals continues to grow and transform. Are you ready for what’s next in government? Keep up with the pace of change and equip yourself with future-focused finance skills at the Public Sector Conference.

The 2020conference will be a three-day online event - tune in from coast to coast and experience our dynamic virtual conference platform.

Innovative sessions will tackle the latest challenges and opportunities in your sector, including what’s new for leadership, accounting, ethics, finance, and technology in the wake of COVID-19. There will also be live Q&As with keynote speakers, digital networking and more. Moreover, all conference sessions will be offered with simultaneous translation in French.

This year’s theme is Managing shifting realities. Get ready to enhance the value you bring to your work, no matter what level of government you work in.

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Last year’s conference brought together 900+ senior public sector leaders from across Canada for two valuable days of learning and networking. Key highlights from the 2019 agenda included:

  • keynotes on disruption, leading with influence and cross-functional collaboration
  • technical updates about PSAB, IFRS, asset retirement obligations and pension plans
  • best practices for governments facing the impact of blockchain, cybersecurity or digital disruption
  • emerging issues in ethics, service delivery and procurement risk management

Additional options and pricing may be available. See pricing and registration for more details.

$595 (Virtual)

20 CPD hour(s)
Pricing & registration

Topics include:

  • important PSAB updates
  • innovative best practices
  • ethics
  • government financial management and reporting
  • technology trends for the public sector
  • leadership development

Who should attend?

  • senior financial professionals with controller, treasury or budget functions
  • public accountants, auditors and other professionals
  • financial analysts and other financial statement users

More Details:

Session Descriptions

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Venue[s] and Accommodation[s]


Webinar (with simultaneous translation in French)

Frequently asked questions:

What equipment do I need to join the virtual conference?

For a smooth virtual conference experience, ensure that you have:

  • the most current operating system and browser on the device you will use to connect to the virtual conference platform
  • access to high speed/broadband Internet; if you are not on high-speed Internet, your video may become patchy at times
  • speakers/headphones to hear the conference speakers, and keyboard to submit any questions to the speakers.
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