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PROGRAM AT A GLANCE

TUESDAY JUNE 4

Time Activity

5:00 PM - 7:00PM

EARLY ARRIVAL RECEPTION (registration required)

Sponsored by:

7:30 PM START

CFO Leadership Beyond Finance Alumni Dinner and Leadership Dinner

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WEDNESDAY JUNE 5

Time Activity
6:30 AM - 3:30 PM

FEI CANADA GOLF TOURNAMENT
(registration required):

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8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Registration / Information Desk

8:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Early Arrival Breakfast
(Westin Hotel)

2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Pre Conference Workshop Session

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3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Pre Conference Workshop Session

CULTURE MATTERS:
The Business Impact of Being a Great Place to Work

Speaker
Kylene Zenk

Senior Principal on the Human Insights Team

UKG

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4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Pre Conference Workshop Session

Sponsored by:

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Sponsor and Exhibitor Reception
(by invitation)

5:00 PM - 6:00 PM

New Member and Protégé Reception (by invitation)

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

WELCOME RECEPTION

Exhibit Hall

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THURSDAY JUNE 6

Time Activity
7:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Registration /
Information Desk

All-day coffee sponsored by

7:15 AM - 8:30 PM

CONCURRENT BREAKFAST SEMINARS

Session 1


Session 2

8:45 AM - 9:00 PM

WELCOME AND
OPENING REMARKS

9:10 AM - 10:20 PM

OPENING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Strategy in a World of Disruption

Shawn Kanungo
A globally recognized innovation strategist, keynote speaker and bestselling author

Sponsored by:

Payworks Logo

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

'Networking your way'
(foyer area)

All-day coffee sponsored by:

10:15 AM - 10:45 AM

Refreshment Break

Exhibit Hall

10:50 AM - 11:50 AM

KEYNOTE CFO PANEL

ADAPTATION IN ACTION:

The CFO’s Evolution in a Rapidly Changing Business Terrain

Moderator
Winnie Leung
Vice Chair, FEI Canada Board of Director

Panelists
Dan Hugo
CFO, ATB Financial

Theresa Jang
Executive Vice President & CFO, Stantec

Nazim Merali
Vice President Administration and CFO, NAIT (Northern Alberta Institute of Technology)

11:55 AM - 12:55 PM

Lunch

Exhibit Hall

Time Activity
12:55 PM - 1:55 PM

ECONOMIC OUTLOOK PANEL

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION #1
Green Finance - Integrating ESG into Your Business

CONCURRENT SESSION #2
The World of the Fractional CFO: Industry Trends and Getting Started

Moderator
Stephen Mill President Canada, Robert Half

Panelists
Nicole Archibald Principal, Archibald Consulting

Danny Chiarastella
CFO, Amplify Advisors

Florian Meyer
Fractional CFO and Board Member, Newhouse Partners Inc.

3:00 PM - 3:15 PM

Networking your way
(foyer area)

All-day coffee sponsored by:

3:15 PM - 3:45 PM

Refreshment break

Exhibit Hall

3:50 PM - 4:50 PM

KEYNOTE ETHICS SESSION

Leadership in an Era of Moral Polarization

Moderator

Larry Brownoff
Director, Member Relations, CPA Alberta

Morgan Hamel
Professional Ethics Speaker

5:45 PM - 6:15 PM

Buses depart for evening social event

6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

An evening at historical Fort Edmonton
Sponsored by:

10:30 PM

After Party at the Pioneers Cabin
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FRIDAY JUNE 7

Time Activity
7:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Registration and Information Desk

All-day coffee sponsored by:

7:15 AM - 8:30 PM

FEI CANADA TALKS PRESENTATION

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Welcome and Opening Remarks
Presentation of Capon Award

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

OPENING KEYNOTE
Leading the AI Charge - Strategies for Success and the Role CFO's Can Play

Moderator
Sheetal Mehta Walsh University of Alberta, Innovation Fund

Presenter
Cam Linke CEO, Amii

10:05 AM - 11:05 AM

KEYNOTE SESSION
Develop a 21st Century CFO Mindset

Jan Eden
Business and Professional Growth Expert

11:05 AM - 11:20 AM

Exhibitor Prize Draws

11:20 AM - 11:30 AM

Networking your way
(foyer area)

All-day coffee sponsored by:

11:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Refreshment break
ATB Exhibit Hall

12:10 PM - 1:10 PM

CONCURRENT SESSION #3
The Private Equity Landscape - Fuel Your Business Growth

CONCURRENT SESSION #4 
Safeguarding Financial Resilience Through Cybersecurity

1:15 PM - 2:45 PM

Closing Lunch
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1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER
Nik Nanos
Founder and Chief Data Scientist, Nanos Research | Expert in Political, Business and Social Trends

2:30 PM - 2:45 PM

Conference closing and launch of 2025 Niagara Falls Conference