Upcoming National Events

- NOV -


PD Week 2018
Location: Hilton Lac-Leamy, Gatineau
08:30h - 16:00h

Upcoming Chapter Events

- SEP -


Hosted by: Victoria Chapter
Victoria FMI Chapter - 2018 Annual General Meeting and PD Event
Location: Hotel Grand Pacific - 463 Belleville St Victoria BC
08:00h - 11:00h

Please join us September 26, 2018 for the Victoria FMI Chapter’s Annual General Meeting (AGM) followed by an interactive presentation and workshop on conflict of interest and ethics management led by Angela Weltz, Director of Policy and Research at the BC Public Service Agency.

As Director of Policy and Research at the BC Public Service Agency, Angela provides strategic policy and research advice to Agency and Corporate Executive and staff by leading or supporting corporate approaches in legislation, policy and program initiatives that cut across divisions, ministries and other levels of government. This work includes the development of an ethics management program to support the Corporate Ethics Lead for the BC Public Service and Ministry Ethics Advisors. Angela is passionate about promoting respectful workplaces and ethical leadership in the BC Public Service.

Angela will be leading us through an interactive presentation and workshop that will speak to a number of scenarios to help us gain a better understanding of expectations in our increasingly complex world of Public Sector and Finance:

  • Conflicts of interest (and guidelines)

  • Central co-ordinated ethics management

  • An opportunity to practice: scenarios (interactive learning and discussion) including:

    • Outside remuneration

    • Hiring friends and family

    • Accepting gifts from contractors

Cyber Essentials for Home and Office: Tips, Tricks and Trends - Essential cyber defenses against common attacks for your home and office. Guy Rosario, a senior member of KPMG's Cyber Security Practice will walk the audience through essential tips, tricks and demonstrations that can be used during the everyday use of tech, in order to help you defend against common cyber-attack aimed at your home or office. Guy is a cyber professional with over 20 years of experience. He has been featured on CHCH TV, CHEK TV, CFAX 1070, and other TV and Radio stations as a “hacker for good.” Guy’s specialty is being able to translate highly complex network security, and cyber security technologies and best practices into easily understood concepts. Guy mentors the University of Victoria Hacking Club, provides Penetration Testing seminars through ISACA and is a regular presenter at the BC Government’s Security Day.

  • 8:00 – 8:45     Registration and Breakfast
  • 8:45 – 9:00      AGM
  • 9:00 – 10:00    Presentation & Workshop
  • 10:00 – 11:00  Cyber Essentials for Home and Office

Registration:  Please register online at https://www.fmi-igf.ca/

Cost:   $50 per person (includes event attendance, a hot breakfast buffet, and FMI Chapter Membership)

Location:        Hotel Grand Pacific, 463 Belleville St Victoria, BC

Also, if you haven't done so already, please subscribe to our newsletter by logging into your FMI profile and updating your subscription management when you register for this event.  This will ensure that you receive FMI Victoria Chapter information on upcoming learning sessions and events.

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- SEP -


Hosted by: Manitoba Chapter
Manitoba FMI Annual General Meeting - September 26, 2018
Registration for this event is now closed. Thank you for your interest. For more information, contact FMI Manitoba @ FMImanitoba@fmi.ca.
Location: Radisson Hotel - 288 Portage Avenue
11:30h - 13:00h

Location: Radisson Hotel
                288 Portage Ave @ Smith Street

DATE:     Wednesday, September 26, 2018

TIME:      Doors Open / Registration - 11:30 am
                Lunch – 12:00 pm

COST:     Members – Free

                Non-members - $60


  1. Call to Order
  2. President's Report
  3. Treasurer’s Report
  4.  Board of Directors Nomination -  Kerry Zakowich, City of Winnipeg
  5. Introduce Board Members for 2018-19

NOTE:  Only Members are eligible to vote at the meeting. The membership fee for the Manitoba Chapter is FREE for the second year in a row!

To become a member, to renew your membership or to register for this event, please

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- OCT -


Hosted by: Capital Chapter
Departmental Liasion • Annual Breakfast Event
Location: Nate’s Deli Ottawa: 152 Sparks St. (between Sparks and O’Connor)
07:30h - 09:00h


Dear Departmental Liaison Representative,

In recognition of your support and commitment as a Departmental Liaison Officer (DL), the FMI Capital Chapter is pleased to invite you to our Departmental Liaison Breakfast.

This breakfast event is an opportunity to meet and network with other DLs and participate in a Q & A session to better understand the role of DLs and how we can help strengthen financial management in the public sector.


Date: Thursday, October 4, 2018
Time: 7:30 to 9:00
Location: Nate's Deli Ottawa 152 Sparks Street (between Sparks and O'Connor Streets)

Please reply by Wednesday, October 3rd at 3:00 pm


If you have any questions, do not hesitate to call us at 613-237-4095. Thank you and see you on October 4th!

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Members Only Event

- OCT -


Hosted by: Capital Chapter
Service Delivery and Performance Measurement – From Planning to Results
Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)
08:00h - 16:00h

The FMI Capital Chapter invites you to join us for the exciting launch of our 2018-19 PD Season Building on our success of last year’s performance management workshop we offer an exciting day on the continuing progress of results management.  In collaboration with PPX, QMR Staffing Solutions, and BDO Interis, the FMI-CC is pleased to offer another exciting and informative professional development day focused on performance and results.

Through presentations and interactive sessions, this one day seminar seeks to provide participants with a set of tools to assess government programs and make adjustments as the need arises. The goal is increased efficiency and effectiveness.  We will discuss how to improve the level of understanding in this area and uncover ways for the financial management community to better support performance measurement activities.  This will include revisiting the efforts to date such as the effective implementation to manage results and delivery and how to continue to leverage policy.  Underpinning the entire day’s discussion will be an ongoing focus on strategic advice and improving service delivery in the Public Service – What is working well, where we still need to improve, and a compelling discussion focused on how to bring world-class public service delivery to fruition.

This session will be of interest to financial analysts, senior financial managers and leaders, policy and planning analysts and their senior managers.

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- JAN -


Hosted by: Capital Chapter
Leadership – Jan 24, 2019
Location: To be announced
08:00h - 16:00h

Join the FMI-CC for an exciting day focused on Leadership!  In collaboration with the OCG and others, we will take you through the key leadership competencies as well as practical experience exercises and tools to take back to your workplace.  This initiative is a first in the FMI-CC professional development portfolio and is at the request of the OCG and leadership partners.  This session will be engaging and interactive and will address the challenges of a much needed practical discussion about leadership today in the pubic service!


This day will be of interest to all levels from EX minus one to the working level.   We will offer practical tips and tools for those wishing to join the executive ranks to those just starting to supervise staff.

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- FEB -


Hosted by: Capital Chapter
Current Trends in Accounting
Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)
08:00h - 16:00h

At this unique, highly targeted one-day seminar, you can listen to an unmatchable team of financial experts from both the public and private sectors who will supply you with up-to-date information and expert guidance on the latest developments and best practices in accounting, internal controls and cyber security.

Participants will get an overview of key trends that will define the public sector accounting landscape going forward. As well, attendees will receive an update on the latest techniques to improve internal controls in the government sector. They will also hear from a cyber security expert who will share their insights on government security trends and the impact upon the accounting and financial reporting sector.

As always, our PD Day seminars promise to have thought provoking discussions and lively feedback between participants and speakers.

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- MAY -


Hosted by: Capital Chapter
Project Management in the Public Sector – Lessons Learned
Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)
08:00h - 16:00h

Are you interested in learning more about what it is to be a good project manager? If so, Project Management in the Public Sector is THE PD event you will not want to miss! The Day encompasses the following objectives:

1)    Project Management Fundamentals and Tools

2)    Relevant use of Project Lifecycles

3)    Challenges and Best Practices with Project Management Practice


This PD Day aims to provide those who are interested in project management with insight into current policies and best practices on how to better scope, plan, monitor, and report on time-limited project initiatives. The workshop will help participants understand how to use available guides and tools to assess the complexity and risks of departmental projects, and prioritize them based on available resources. Successful projects don’t just happen – every project needs a manager and this workshop will show you just how success can be achieved!


This session is ideally suited for professionals involved in project management, program delivery, audit, financial management or strategies. This PD Day would also be of interest to those who are clients of the government, and private sector professionals who are involved with managing projects.

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- JUN -


Hosted by: Capital Chapter
Government Priorities of the Day - Budget 2019
Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)
08:00h - 16:00h

The FMI Capital Chapter has had a fantastic year and we are going out with a bang! This is the PD Day you will not want to miss! 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. Dynamic senior leaders, from both inside and outside Government, will share their perspectives on the various government priorities by sector: Economic Policy Priorities; Social Policy Priorities; and Innovation as a top priority. The day will feature several exciting keynote speakers throughout the day.


This PD Day is ideally suited for those involved in delivering on these key priorities, new entrants to the public service, aspiring leaders, those involved in strategic policy, program delivery, financial management or strategies and federal budget submissions. The PD Day will also be of interest to those who are clients of these initiatives and those who wish to understand interactions between departments and central agencies, and the Federal Budget process.


Join the FMI-CC afterwards for a season closing ceremony and networking.  An event not to be missed.

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