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Chapter PD: Cybersecurity 101

June 28, 2019 Years ago, the hot topic was big data. Nowadays, it’s cybersecurity, but what really IS “cybersecurity”? Is it when you get a virus in your systems, when someone hacks your network and steals company secrets? Or is

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CPABC 2019 Spring Pacific Summit: Registration Now Open

May 15-17, 2019 Register early and receive exclusive access to a bonus half-day of sponsored PD sessions valued at $225! With a theme of “Stronger Together,” the Spring Pacific Summit will offer you takeaways on strengthening your business and leadership

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Chapter PD: Accessing Grants…The Easy Way

May 11, 2019 This session is to  educate business owners and/or business community influencers (Accountants, Business Consultants/Advisors, CFOs, Bankers, Business Coaches, etc.) on how to quickly identify, assess, and successfully apply for grants for their business. Develop value-added knowledge that

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Don’t Let This Be You #2 – Garbage In, Garbage Out

A major retail chain rolled-out a new ERP system for a brand new geographic region.  The strategy was to develop brand new data into the new infrastructure rather than converting from the legacy system.  The plan went out of control

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Don’t Let This Be You #1 – Timesheets: A Cautionary Tale

Many things need to go wrong in order to get your employees to wish they could go back to a decades old enterprise management software, but if you’re not careful, the stars could just align. This company’s original software was

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Chapter PD: Management Accounting in a Digital World

March 23, 2019 Accounting technology is advancing at an exceptional pace, creating incredible possibilities for businesses with a high level of complexity to improve efficiencies, increase profitability, and gain access to real-time performance needed for more grounded decision making. The higher

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Young Professionals Hosting Session on Foresight by CPA Canada

March 1, 2019 CPA Canada Foresight: Re-Imagining the Profession was launched in the Fall 2018.  In this session, receive an update from CPA Canada and continue to engage in imagining the future of the CPA profession. The intent of the project

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Chapter PD: Blockchain: A new era for accounting?

February 9, 2019 What could accounting look like in 5-10 years? Blockchain is fundamentally an accounting technology that is being harnessed to profoundly disrupt a wide range of businesses and industries. Many organizations are already implementing blockchain solutions to bring

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CRA liaison meeting in Surrey on January 31, 2019

January 31, 2019 CPABC has organised a practitioners’ liaison meeting with the Canada Revenue Agency in Surrey on January 31, 2019. CPA members licensed for public practice are invited to meet some of the senior staff at the local tax

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Chapter PD: The “Income Tax” Year in Review 2018

January 22, 2019 This half‐day seminar provides an overview of notable — personal and corporate; federal and provincial — income tax developments during the 2018. This seminar is for participants who want to be briefed on recent income tax changes;

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