National Events

In-Person Event
PSMW 2022 will be hosted in gorgeous Halifax by the FMI Nova Scotia Chapter. Participants can expect an outstanding event, bringing together today's leading experts and thought leaders for an exciting and thought-provoking two days filled with discussions and networking all focused around disruption, diversity, and digital.

Upcoming Chapter Events

SEP-JUN

7-28

Tue
Hosted by: Capital Chapter
FMI- Capital Chapter - 2021/2022 PD Mid - Season passport (Includes access to 4 Streams/16 sessions)
Location: Zoom Webinar with Slido interactive tool ( 10: 00 am - 11:30 am)
10:00h - 11:30h

Cost:  $249 + tax for FOUR Streams including all SIXTEEN sessions over the year.

​Location: Zoom Webinar with Slido interactive tool

Time:  10:00 – 11:30 am

CPD Hours: up to 24 hours for 4 streams (1.5 hours for each session - 16 sessions in total) 

 

Stream 1:  Financial Management in an Emerging Technology Environment

This stream will provide an opportunity to strip away the jargon and learn about some of the real-life lessons within and outside the public service.  We will explore the impact of emerging technologies, regulatory environments, risk-based decisions and the necessary broadening scope and skills of those in the CFO community in order to be able to transform the financial management function. 

Session 1: September 21, 2021 - Accrual budgeting best practices (Speaker: Jean F. Deschamps, Executive Director, Accrual-based Investment Planning, Parks Canada)

Session 2: December 7, 2021 - Business Transformation aspect of SAP Transition (Speaker: Stéphane Cyr - Vice-President, Corporate Services Branch and Chief Financial Officer, Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission​)

Session 3: February 22, 2022 - Discussion on the Future of Finance (Speakers: Federico Berruti, Co-Founder, Automation@Scale & AI Practice at McKinsey & Company and Leon Xiao, Associate Partner at McKinsey & Company)

Session 4: May 17, 2022 - Ethics, reporting, and internal control

Stream 2: Personal and Professional Development 

This stream will provide an opportunity to learn about some of the tools and techniques applicable to today’s work environment, and strategies for adapting to the challenges and opportunities of this dynamic world.

Session 1: September 28, 2021 - From FI-1 to EX: Lessons Learned from a Finance Officer (Speaker: Danielle Lawlor, Director, Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) Financial Strategies at the Department of National Defence)

Session 2: January 11, 2022 - How to brief senior executives (Speaker: Danielle Lawlor, Director, Strong, Secure, Engaged (SSE) Financial Strategies at the Department of National Defence)

Session 3: March 8, 2022 - Unconventional Wisdom for Effective Retirement Planning (Speaker: Ed Rempel, CPA, CMA, CFP )

Session 4: May 31, 2022 - How banking has evolved during COVID

Stream 3: Economic Update

This stream will provide an opportunity to learn about how the economy is being transformed at an unprecedented rate. We will discuss such forces as demand and supply, financial markets, disruptive technology, and government policies. The outlook of our economy will be addressed by a number of experienced and dynamic speakers.  

Session 1: October 12, 2021 - Municipal Budgeting and Property Tax (Speaker: George Darouze , Councillor and Deputy Mayor, Ward 20 Osgoode, Ottawa​)

Session 2: January 25, 2022 - Cryptocurrency (Speaker: Guy-Vincent Jourdan, Professor, Ph.D., University of Ottawa, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science)​

Session 3: March 22, 2022 - Post-Pandemic Real Estate Market (Speaker: Shaun Cathcart, Senior Economist at the Canadian Real Estate Association)

Session 4: June 14, 2022 - Economic Forecast

 

Stream 4: Government and Departmental Priorities

We have once again, enlisted engaging speakers to highlight some of the Government of Canada's key priorities that are of interest to you and your organization in these resilient times. Dynamic senior leaders, will share their perspectives on the various government priorities. The events will feature several exciting keynote speakers throughout the year.

Session 1: October 26, 2021 - Supporting the CFO Community as a Virtual Network (Speaker: Laura Smith Executive Director, Financial Policy & Community Development)

Session 2: February 8, 2022 - Northern Canada (Speaker: Paula Isaak, President, Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency​)

Session 3: May 3, 2022 - Financial Management during the Pandemic (Speaker: Martin Krumins, Chief Financial Officer (CFO) at the Public Health Agency of Canada​)

Session 4: June 28, 2022 - SAP Journey

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- JUN -

15

Wed
Hosted by: Capital Chapter
The Aspiring Leaders Network- Capital Chapter (ALN-CC) Spring Networking Mixer 2022
Location: KPMG, 150 Elgin St, suite 1800
17:00h - 19:00h

 

 

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- JUN -

16

Thu
Hosted by: Manitoba Chapter
FMI Manitoba - The Value of Velocity
Location: Zoom Webinar - link will be provided to registered attendees prior to the event.
12:00h - 01:30h

Financial Management Institute (FMI) Manitoba Chapter

 The Value of Velocity

Presented by: Tyler Gooch, Director of Innovation & Technology, City of Winnipeg

 

Date:     Thursday, June 16, 2022

Time:      12:00 PM to 1:30 PM 

Virtual Meeting: Zoom link will be sent to registered attendees prior to the event.

Cost:     Free for members     

               Non-members – $30.00 (Membership is free, join now!)

Register by Tuesday, June 14, 2022

** Eligible for 1 Professional Development (PD) credit hour **

 

Synopsis:

The tech industry has increasingly implemented agile delivery practices, where detailed design is replaced by very short delivery cycles called sprints. Sprints focus on generating immediate incremental business value in a repeatable way, with deliberate learning and adaptation. In use for over 20 years, agile software development is now considered by many to be a more effective way of delivering software than methods requiring big up-front design.

This approach isn't very compatible with the long-cycle investment planning and approvals we practice in the public service. Accountability for use of public funds to deliver promised benefits is difficult when we are frequently learning, pivoting, and reprioritizing value to be delivered. Yet, is it better to deliver what was promised or what we learn is needed? Can we apply the learnings of the tech industry to improve investment planning and measurements of success in the public service?

Bio:

Tyler Gooch has served the citizens of Winnipeg as Director of Innovation & Technology for the city since early 2021. In this role he leads delivery of digital services and innovation programming for the city. Winnipeg was named the most intelligent community for 2021 by the Intelligent Community Forum, and one of the world’s 100 greatest places of 2021 by TIME.

Prior to the City of Winnipeg, Tyler was the Chief Digital Officer for the Manitoba Agricultural Services Corporation (MASC), from 2016 to 2021. MASC is a provincial crown corporation providing agricultural insurance and credit products. Tyler led strategic planning and transformation of the corporation’s business model to focus on a digital-first omnichannel customer experience, innovative service delivery, and customer-focused product development.

Before joining MASC, Tyler was the Associate Vice President of Administration and Chief Information Officer for Olds College in Olds, Alberta. Olds College is Canada’s Smart Agriculture college specializing in agriculture, horticulture, land and environmental stewardship. Tyler led administrative and corporate services for the college, including talent management, information technology, library services, facility management, college sustainability, and campus retail.

Tyler is an active promoter of collaboration in digital service delivery across the public sector and has served as a board member and in voluntary roles on Canada’s Big Cities Executive Partnership, Manitoba’s Public Sector CIO Advisory Board, and the Manitoba Chapter of the CIO Association of Canada.

Tyler holds a Master of Public Administration from Dalhousie University in Halifax, Nova Scotia and a Bachelor of Science from the University of Lethbridge in Lethbridge, Alberta.

 

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Members:..............FREE (Membership is free, sign up here)
 
Non-Members:.......$30

 

FMI Manitoba Chapter manitoba@fmi-igf.ca

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