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2019 FEI CANADA ANNUAL CONFERENCE

Hosted by the Toronto Chapter, the 2019 FEI Canada Annual Conference  being held in beautiful, Blue Mountain, Ontario promises to be one of  the biggest and best conferences in FEI Canada history. With an  incredible line up of speakers already confirmed and many more in the pipeline, this event, which is Canada’s largest gathering of senior financial executives, is not one to be missed.

 

Take a look at what the 2019 Conference has to offer.
EDUCATION
Product Knowledge
Golf Tournament
Social Activities
WHERE CANADA’S SENIOR FINANCIAL LEADERS GATHER

NATIONAL STRATEGIC PARTNERS

THANK YOU TO FEI CANADA’S NATIONAL STRATEGIC PARTNERS

PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

TUESDAY JUNE 4

11:00 am – 6:30 pm

Registration / Information Desk

5:00 pm – 5:30 pm

Annual General Meeting

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Early Arrival Reception – Guests welcome

WEDNESDAY JUNE 5

6:30 am – 3:30 pm

Golf Tournament

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8:00 am – 8:00 pm

Registration / Information Desk

8:00 am – 9:30 am 

Early Arrival Breakfast

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Wine tasting & food pairing (ticket event)

5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

New Member Reception and FEI Young Luminaries Ceremony

Sponsored by:

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6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception

  Exhibit Hall

Sponsored by:

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8:00 pm – 10:00 pm

CFO Leadership Beyond Finance Alumni Dinner

Sponsored by:

THURSDAY JUNE 6

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration / Information Desk

7:30 am – 8:40 am

BREAKFAST SEMINARS

Sponsored by:

American Express

Canadian Payroll Association

Certent

Optis Consulting

7:30 am – 8:40 am

Continental breakfast for guests and delegates

  Exhibit Hall

8:45 am – 9:05 am

WELCOME & OPENING REMARKS

Russ Wong Chair 2019 Conference

Pete Pigott President & CEO, FEI Canada

9:10 am – 10:20 am

OPENING KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Canada: Coast to Coast to Coast

Rick Mercer Author and Host of The Rick Mercer Report for 15 years

10:20 pm – 10:50 am

Networking break

  Exhibit Hall

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Scandinave Spa at Blue Mountain (ticket event)

10:50 am – 11:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Canada 2030 – The Defining Forces Disrupting Business

Jane Cooper Senior Research Associate, Conference Board of Canada

11:30 am – 12:30 pm

CFO PANEL

Disrupted Industries

Moderator: Martin Fox Managing Director, Canada with Robert Walters
Darlene Dasent CFO, University Health Network
Gord Nelson CFO, Cineplex
Judith Purves EVP & CFO, CBC / Radio-Canada

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm

Luncheon

  Exhibit Hall

1:35 pm – 2:35 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

2:45 pm – 3:45 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Disrupted Cities / Smart Cities

Moderator: Jamie Grossman Managing Principal, Broker, Cresa
Jennifer Reynolds President & CEO, Toronto Finance International
Paul Sywulych VP Digital Innovation, Morneau Shepell
Lisa Taylor CFO, Waterfront Toronto
Leslie Woo Chief Development Officer (CDO), Metrolinx

3:45 pm – 4:30 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD

  Exhibit Hall

6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

PAINT THE TOWN FEI BLUE

Main Street Blue Mountain Village

Sponsored by:

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10:00 pm – 12:30 am

AFTER PARTY

Rusty’s at Blue

Co-sponsored by:

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FRIDAY JUNE 7

7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration / Information Desk

7:30 am – 8:40 am

BREAKFAST SEMINARS

Sponsored by:

Prophix

Ricoh

SunLife Financial

7:30 am – 8:40 am

Continental breakfast for guests and delegates

  Exhibit Hall

8:45 am – 9:00 am

WELCOME REMARKS

Russ Wong, Chair, 2019 Conference

Carl Gauvreau, Chair, FEI Canada, 2018-2019

Nicole Archibald, Chair, FEI Canada, 2019-2020

Pete Pigott, President & CEO, FEI Canada

9:00 am – 9:30 am

LAUNCH

featuring Pete Pigott & friends

9:30 am – 10:30 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

FEI CANADA TALKS

Lifecycle of a Senior Financial Executive

Moderator: Davinder Valeri Director – Strategy, Risk & Performance, CPA Canada
Amelie Fabian Staff Accountant, Deloitte
Alex Kwong, Co-founder & CFO, Crowdlinker Inc. and protégé with FEI Young Luminaries
Sunil Gandhi, Chief Financial Officer, Trophy Foods  and mentor with FEI Young Luminaries
Bruce Waterman, Corporate Director, Former Canada’s CFO Of the Year and Executive in Residence for the FEI Canada CFO Leadership Program.

10:30 am – 10:45 am

EXHIBITOR PRIZE DRAWS

Plenary Room

10:45 am – 11:15 am

Networking break

  Exhibit Hall

11:15 am – 12:15 pm

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

The Disruptors

Moderator: Dan Wesley, Chief Technology Officer – North America, Workday
Daniel Dubois, Serial Entrepreneur, Former Airbnb, Co-Founder & President, ShareShed + Guiides.com
Leen Li, CFO, Wealthsimple
Perry Monaco, Head of Customer Success – Canada and New Business, LinkedIn
Daniel Valentini, Sr. Operations Manager, Uber Canada

12:20 pm – 1:20 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

1:20 pm – 2:50 pm

CLOSING LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

Alan Cross, Broadcaster

2:50 pm – 3:00 pm

CLOSING REMARKS, DRAW PRIZES & LAUNCH OF 2020 CONFERENCE

COMPANION PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

TUESDAY JUNE 4

11:00 am – 6:30 pm

Registration / Information Desk

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Early Arrival Reception – Guests welcome

WEDNESDAY JUNE 5

8:00 am – 9:30 am 

Early Arrival Breakfast

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Wine tasting & food pairing (ticket event)

6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Welcome Reception

  Exhibit Hall

Sponsored by:

tablelogo_cpa
THURSDAY JUNE 6

7:00 am – 5:00 pm

Registration / Information Desk

7:30 am – 8:40 am

Continental breakfast for guests and delegates

  Exhibit Hall

10:30 am – 2:00 pm

Scandinave Spa at Blue Mountain (ticket event)

6:00 pm – 10:00 pm

PAINT THE TOWN FEI BLUE

Main Street Blue Mountain Village

Sponsored by:

tablelogo_cpa

10:00 pm – 12:30 am

AFTER PARTY

Rusty’s at Blue

Co-sponsored by:

tablelogo_adaptiveworkday
FRIDAY JUNE 7

7:00 am – 2:00 pm

Registration / Information Desk

7:30 am – 8:40 am

Continental breakfast for guests and delegates

  Exhibit Hall

1:15 pm – 2:45 pm

CLOSING LUNCHEON & KEYNOTE SPEAKER

What sets this conference apart?

Insights from Canada’s top CFOs
Fantastic speakers, including Rick Mercer
Incredible setting in Ontario’s Blue Mountain
Great activities including the annual golf tournament, wine tasting and spa to name just a few
Ready to book your attendance at one of the biggest and best Conferences in FEI Canada history?
Register Today

"Lots of excellent content. Conference was very well rounded and the theme was exceptionally well integrated."

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"Well done. Bravo. This was high quality and very well organized. I have been to a lot of conferences in my career and don’t often say - This exceeded my expectations and delivered what was advertised."

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Complimentary conference registration for new FEI Canada members