Canadian Finance leaders have never had to face more complex challenges and responsibilities – and that trend didn’t evaporate when we rang in 2021. This year promises to be full of formidable obstacles – and amazing opportunities!
Join us in our discussion with senior leadership from Canada’s largest real estate brokerage, Right at Home Realty Inc, as we delve into their proven system of success in targeting and investing in digital transformation once step at a time to gain operational efficiencies and greater accountability while increasing data security and driving top-line growth.
The global coronavirus pandemic has changed the world more quickly than we have changed our thinking. Governments have borrowed and spent trillions of dollars to mitigate the impact of the forced lockdown of the economy. Yet many believe that the post-COVID priorities of people and governments will be same as they were before the dramatic events of 2020 occurred. No major social, geopolitical and economic file reflects this more than the discussion and debate about climate change and the future of fossil fuels. David Yager will link coronavirus, climate coronavirus, climate change and the future of oil together in a way that demonstrates how the post-COVID world will be much different than what we were told it will be or should be.
In this session we will discuss:
No jargon, no geek-speak – just a basic look at artificial intelligence, machine learning and what they can do for business.
Best in class finance organizations can no longer be one dimensional. This session will discuss the benefits of leading a 4-D finance organization which emphasizes behavioural strength in four dimensions; relationships, collaboration, strategy and execution. The session will kick off with a video interview from Dr. Charles Pellerin, former director of NASA’s Astrophysics division, leader of the Hubble Space Telescope, and creator of 4-D Leadership. Our panel has a wonderfully diverse blend of experience that will discuss the importance and benefits of creating finance organizations that excel in these four dimensions.
A review of critical issues facing our private company members in the areas of Private Company Mergers & Acquisitions, Multi-Generational Family Businesses, Private Company Finance and Entrepreneur Successions through the introduction of your new FEI Canada’s Private Company Committee with its over 25 national volunteers.
Each year, Financial Executives International Canada (FEI Canada) recognizes a member who has made significant contributions to advocating and improving FEI Canada.
The Frank S Capon Distinguished Service Award seeks to identify and reward an FEI Canada member who has had a significant impact on FEI Canada over the years. It is the highest award that FEI Canada gives to a volunteer.
Join us as we honour a distinguished, very deserving Capon Award Winner at the Tuesday, February 16 social networking event.
With today’s ever-changing environment, business leaders need the insights of their finance leaders now more than ever. This goes beyond building financial reports, and can encompass everything from strategic planning, navigating government stimulus plans, and even providing consulting services to your customers.
Finance leaders that have successfully evolved to meet these challenges have been able to increase profits by up to 20%. But how?
In this session, we will cover:
This session will discuss the role and impact of sustainable finance issues on the major players in the Finance industry – banks, pensions, insurance and asset managers, with representatives from the major groups. Discussions will focus on the macro level (ie the financial sector as a whole – including some discussions re the recommendations of the Canadian Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance) and at a more micro level (ie what it means to banks, pensions, etc) in particular.
In 2020, BLM sparked the largest global civil rights movement in history, creating an unprecedented appetite and commitment to creating a more diverse and equitable market and industry practices. As our client base and communities within which we do business grow more diverse, we know it’s critical that we’re elevating our roles in the diversity and inclusion agenda.
In this interactive presentation, we will dive into some of the more complex issues around DE&I for Executives and Senior Leaders. This presentation will boost your fluency around this topic, identify potential risks and barriers, and learn practical ways to overcome them.
The year 2020 has reminded us of the critical interdependencies and systemic risks that are presented to us all. The World Economic Forum highlights cyber security risk as one of the top-5 risks to all organizations worldwide and the cost of cyber security attack has been rising dramatically. This talk will discuss a “cyber resilience” approach that focuses on planning for the worst case cyber security scenario and being able to recover quickly and predictably.
These Canada’s CFO of the Year™ winners will share their story of how these major Canadian Corporations managed through COVID-19. They will discuss how their organizations and business models had to pivot, the impact on their corporations both financially, internally and publicly and where they are nine months later. This session will touch on the role of the CFO in today’s challenging times and how this role had to evolve to manage through a world pandemic. We have read about it in the news every day. What does it take to be a leader at the helm so that recovery can be accomplished.