Virtual conference

Money and the Global Virtual Conference 2022

OPENING REMARKS

OPENING REMARKS
Speaker: Doretta Thompson, CPA Canada

INDIGENOUS WELCOME
Speaker: Miskokijig (Misko) McGregor, CPA, CPA Canada

WELCOMING REMARKS FROM THE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF CPA CANADA
Speaker: Pamela Steer, FCPA, FCA, CPA Canada

WELCOME REMARKS BY THE DEPUTY COMMISSIONER OF THE FINANCIAL CONSUMER AGENCY OF CANADA (FCAC)
Speaker: Dr. Supriya Syal, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)

CANADA LIFE SPONSOR WELCOME REMARKS
Speaker: Candra See-tohToh, Canada Life

Doretta Thompson; Miskokijig McGregor; Pamela Steer; Dr. Supriya Syal; Candra Tee Soh

SESSION 1: Economics 201 – How the world affects our daily lives

The global financial system seems to be getting more fragile as the months go by. During this session, gain insight into the interconnectedness of our financial system to those internationally. What is the impact of the United States and the rest of the world on our daily lives? And what are Canada’s prospects relative to the rest of the world. Get ready for the ride.

David-Alexandre Brassard; Garth Sheriff

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SESSION 2: Financial Literacy and Indigenous Land Claims

How do we use financial literacy as a tool to enable communities to negotiate better terms in land claim settlements? Our pair of experts will discuss financial literacy from a holistic perspective, drawing on core concepts, to examine the importance of valuing future and long-term direction within Indigenous communities. Join our guests to discuss past approaches to financial literacy in land claims processes and provide insight into how settlements can be approached in a culturally relevant way to maximize community benefits.

Harry Patrinos; Simon Brascoupe; Miskokijig McGregor

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SESSION 3: Accounting for social value in business

In an era of increasing demand for sustainability and impact reporting, what role does social value play? And how can companies measure it in a way that is meaningful and tangible to the general public, and how can consumers emphasize the importance of such measurement to the companies they support or invest in. Join the discussion with organizations advocating on this issue in Canada and around the globe.

Stephanie Robertson; Ben Charpentier; Garth Sheriff

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SESSION 4: Stranger Things – International scams you don’t see coming

The days of princes from distant lands with great legacies are a thing of the past. Today’s fraudsters are tech-savvy and smarter than ever. Find out the biggest scams happening right now and the ones you might not even know about. Warning: this session can lead to an appropriate level of alertness!

Speakers: Nancy Cahill, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Det. sergeant. John Armit, Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre, Ben Sapiro, Canada Life
Moderator: Garth Sheriff, CPA, CA, Sheriff Consulting


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Doretta Thompson

OPENING REMARKS

OPENING REMARKS
Speaker: Li Zhang, CPA Canada

INDIGENOUS WELCOME
Speaker: Miskokijig (Misko) McGregor, CPA, CPA Canada

WELCOMING REMARKS FROM THE PRESIDENT AND CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER OF CPA CANADA
Speaker: Pamela Steer, FCPA, FCA, CPA Canada

SPONSOR ADP WELCOME ADDRESS

Li Zhang; Miskokijig McGregor; Pamela Steer

SESSION 1 (Keynote): BDC’s Economic Outlook – What to expect?

Join Pierre Cléroux, Vice-President, Research and Chief Economist of BDC, the bank for Canadian entrepreneurs, for an overview of the economic situation here and abroad. From inflation and labor shortages, to supply chain issues and rising interest rates, learn how our business environment has changed and how the COVID-19 pandemic and the conflict in Ukraine continue to impact our economy. Find out how Canadian entrepreneurs can chart the course for the future in this new environment.

Pierre Cleroux

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SESSION 2 (to be determined)

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SESSION 3: How new forms of payment will change the way we do business

The speed of change only increases with each technological leap made by companies that are at the forefront of innovation and development. One of the fastest growing areas for small businesses is payments. As we move to a more digital world, how can small businesses prepare for the systems that will change the way we do business. Join us to discuss the future of payments internationally and in Canada.

Speakers: Mahesh Kedia, Marqeta, Kristina Logue, Payments Canada
Moderator: Carolyn Goodwin, CPA, CGA, CPA Canada


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SESSION 4: Improving financial education in the workplace

Sona Lalaya will present the Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) Workplace Financial Education Policy Handbook, which provides case studies and practical advice for policy makers, employers and service providers. financial education wishing to improve the financial literacy of employees. She will discuss key issues regarding the design and delivery of financial education in the workplace, as well as challenges faced and key lessons learned from members of the OECD International Network on Financial Education with a experience in implementing financial education in the workplace. It will conclude by presenting policy suggestions for policy makers and other stakeholders.

Speakers: Sona Lalaya, Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD), Yanni Vlachos, Senior Programs and Partnerships Officer, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC)
Moderator: Carolyn Goodwin, CPA, CGA, CPA Canada


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