This year's program will be packed with opportunities to educate yourself in the critical aspects of our professional practice.

Full program will be posted in the coming weeks.

Tuesday, September 20, 2022
3:00 PM - 7:00 PM Registration Desk

Conference check-in: Pick up your registration and have any conference questions answered.

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Opening Reception

More details to come

Wednesday, September 21, 2022
7:30 AM - 9:00 AM Welcome & Opening Keynote - The Success-Energy Reset: How to Regain Focus + Recharge Work and Life in a Post-Pandemic World

In an age of disengagement, distraction and fatigue still lingering from two years of pandemic-pivoting, how we work and live has changed. We’re busy, stretched and stressed, and as we say goodbye to the pandemic and look toward the future, it may be time for a reset.

In this thought-provoking keynote, Health and Productivity Expert Michelle Cederberg shares research from her latest book The Success-Energy Equation to help you uncover what personal and professional success looks like today and re-energize for the work you love.

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Break 
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM Break 
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM Break 
12:40 PM - 2:20 PM Lunch on Tradeshow Floor

Grab some lunch and meet the vendors and exhibitors

12:40 PM - 7:00 PM Tradeshow Open

The Tradeshow is open, don't miss out on meeting the exhibitors

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM Break 
5:00 PM - 7:00 PM Reception on Tradeshow Floor

Missed an opportunity? The trade show floor is open til 7:00 PM

Thursday, September 22, 2022
7:30 AM - 9:00 AMPanel: Stories of ReinventionPanel: Stories of Reinvention

Get your day going, and join us for breakfast and keynote, sponsored by QuickBooks.


Recent world events have sparked significant reflection within the workforce and it’s inspiring an important reset. In many cases, workers are leaving their professions in search of something new and fulfilling. 

During this keynote, led by Intuit’s Senior Community Manager, Cheryl Manmohan, you’ll meet three outstanding bookkeeping firm owners who have reinvented their businesses and found renewed passion for their career. 

Join us for an inspiring panel discussion with Sherri-Lee Mathers (Balsam Way Bookkeeping), Kimme Lafayette (Beyond Bookkeeping Business Services) and Stacy Young (Stanley Young Business Strategies) to listen in as they share compelling stories and advice to inspire your journey and power your success.

9:00 AM - 9:10 AM Break 
9:00 AM - 2:20 PM Tradeshow OpenThe Tradeshow is open, don't miss out on meeting the exhibitors
10:10 AM - 10:30 AM Break 
11:30 AM - 11:40 AM Break 
12:40 PM - 2:20 PM Lunch on Tradeshow Floor

Grab some lunch and meet the vendors and exhibitors

3:50 PM - 4:00 PM Break 
6:00 PM - 11:00 PM CPB Canada Social

Our IGNITE CPB Canada Social will be a fun and exciting night, with live music, a 360 photobooth and a DJ to dance the night away.

Come dressed in your cowboy casual and ready to let loose!

Jason Hastie and The Alibi – Sponsored by Xero 

Get your cowboy boots and dancing shoes on! Line up and hit the floor to local Calgarian Jason Hastie and the Alibi. Jason Hastie is not just a musician; he’s also an accountant! Join him and his band, The Alibi, on Thursday night. 

360 Photobooth - Sponsored by Xero

Gone are the days of simply having a classic photo booth that prints out small photos of guests in a cramped space. Introducing a 360 Photobooth, where the camera creates a slow-motion video revolving around you in a full 360-degree view that is sent to you directly! Let the fun begin!

Friday, September 23, 2022
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM Breakfast

Final day of workshops, you'll need the breakfast to get the day going!

10:00 AM - 10:10 AM Break 
11:10 AM - 11:20 AM Break 
12:20 PM - 12:30 PM Break 
12:30 PM - 2:30 PMClosing Keynote Sponsored by Xero and Awards LuncheonClosing Keynote Sponsored by Xero and Awards Luncheon

CPB Canada recognizes the achievements of its members. Join us for the Award Luncheon and Keynote sponsored by Xero.