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Tuesday, June 09

Time

Activity

Location

11:00 am - 8:00 pm

Registration/information desk

Delta, 2nd floor

5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Annual general meeting - all members invited!

Delta, 2nd floor

Kilodonan Room

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Reception & early arrival delegates & guests

Delta, 2nd floor

Campaign B

Wednesday, June 10

Time

Activity

Location

6:15 am - 4:00 pm

FEI CANADA & ROBERT HALF GOLF TOURNAMENT

Bridges Golf Course (meet in lobby)

7:30 am - 9:00 am

Breakfast & early arrival delegates & guests

Delta, 2nd floor

Campaign B

8:00 am - 8:00 pm

Registration/information desk

RBC Convention Centre

2nd Floor Concourse

9:00 am - 4:00 pm

GUEST PROGRAM - Winnipeg City Sightseeing Tour, lunch and Journey to Churchill, Assiniboine Park

 

5:00 pm - 6:00 pm

NEW MEMBER RECEPTION

Delta, 2nd floor

Campaign A

6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WELCOME RECEPTION IN EXHIBIT HALL - All FEI Canada members & guests 

RBC Convention Centre

Meeting rooms 2FGH

Thursday, June 11

Time

Activity

Location

7:00 am - 5:00 pm

Registration/information desk

RBC Convention Centre

2nd Floor Concourse

7:30 am - 8:40 am

 

BREAKFAST SEMINARS

BMO Financial Group - Managing Treasury Operations Across the U.S. Canadian border

  • Hamish Forest, Director & Sales Team Leader, Treasury & Payments Solutions, BMO

IBM Canada - Capitalizing on Transformational Forces: Cloud, Analytics, Mobility and Social Business, to Drive Better Business Outcome

  • Xavier Osorio, Performance Management Technical Leader, IBM Canada

Kronos - Strategic Workforce Management:  The Current State in Canada, and the Implications

  • Romain Charbonneau, M.Sc., President, HR Horizons


RBC Convention Centre

Millennium Suite




Meeting room 2E






Pan Am room

8:45 am - 9:10 am

 

WELCOME AND OPENING REMARKS

  • Bev Davies, 2015 Conference Chair
  • Greg Dewar, Minister of Finance, Manitoba
  • Michael Conway, FEI Canada, President & CEO

 RBC Convention Centre

Presentation Theatre

9:10 am - 10:00 am

KEYNOTE ADDRESS - Financial leverage: How financial leaders exert strategic influence

 RBC Convention Centre

Presentation Theatre

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Networking Break


RBC Convention Centre

Meeting rooms 2FGH

10:30 am - 11:45 am

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS - CFO Panel

  • Moderator: Bruce Waterman, Selection Committee Chair, Canada's CFO of the Year
  • Alister Cowan, EVP & CFO, Suncor
  • Janice Fukakusa, Chief Administrative Officer & CFO, RBC & Canada's 2014 CFO of the Year Award recipient
  • Don Solman, EVP & CFO, Richardson International

 RBC Convention Centre

Presentation Theatre

10:00 am - 3:00 pm

 

GUEST PROGRAM - The Forks National Historic site, lunch at a French cafe and Winnipeg's French Quarter

 

11:00 am - 11:30 am

Networking break in Exhibit Hall

 

 RBC Convention Centre

Meeting rooms 2FGH

11:45 am - 1: 00 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Cash is still king in decision making

  • Moderator: Allan Orr, VP Finance, Wolters Kluwers
  • Brian Allard, Partner, EY
  • John Forester, CFO, DBG Canada
  • Angela Lekatsas, VP & treasurer, Agrium

Technology Forum - Social Media

  • Moderator: Bill Ross, Business Executive, Vercerta Inc.
  • Xerxes Cooper, CFO, IBM Canada
  • Randall Craig, Social Media Expert
  • Steve Levinson, Managing Director of Security consulting, Online Business Systems

 RBC Convention Centre

Pan am room






RBC Convention Centre

meeting room 2E

1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Luncheon in Exhibit Hall

 RBC Convention Centre

Meeting rooms 2FGH

2:00 pm - 3:15 pm

CONCURRENT SESSIONS

Leading practices in implementing Enterprise Risk Management processes

  • Moderator: Rob Torok, co-founder and Partner, BetterVu
  • James Barr, Associate Partner, KPMG
  • Steve Mallory, Chair - Governance, Risk & Strategy, VIA Rail Canada

Controllers' roundtable: What keeps controllers up at night?

Moderator: Susan Campbell, VP Finance, Cineplex Entertainment

  • Gord Dowhan, Vice-President  Corporate Financial Reporting Great-West Lifeco Inc
  • Janice Rath, Partner,  EY
  • Anthony Scilipoti, President & CEO, Veritas Investment Research Corporation


 RBC Convention Centre]

Pan Am room




RBC Convention Centre

Meeting room 2E





RBC Convention Centre

Millennium room

3:15 pm - 4:30 pm

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Leading multi-generational workforces

  • Stephen Liptrap, EVP, Morneau Shepell

 RBC Convention Centre

Presentation Theatre

4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

 

DISTINGUISHED SERVICE AWARD RECEPTION in Exhibit Hall

 RBC Convention Centre

Meeting rooms 2FGH

5:45 pm - 6:00 pm

Depart for gala evening

 

 Delta hotel lobby

6:00 pm - 11:00 pm

 

AN EVENING OF INSPIRATION -Tour of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, Keynote presentation and gala dinner

Miracle at the Forks: How we reached for the stars withThe Canadian Museum for Human Rights 

  • Gail Asper, President and Trustee, The Asper Foundation and board member of The Canadian Museum for Human Rights 

 Canadian Musuem for Human Rights

Friday, June 12

Time

Activity

Location

7:00 am - 4:00 pm

Registration/information desk

 RBC Convention Centre

2nd floor concourse

7:30 am - 8:40 am

 

BREAKFAST SEMINARS

Eagle Professional Resources

  • Kevin Dee, Co-founder & Chief Executive Officer, Eagle Professional Resources

Xerox Canada

 RBC Convention Centre

Millennium Suite

Meeting room 2E

Pan Am room

8:45 am - 9:00 am

WELCOME REMARKS

  • Michael Conway, FEI Canada President & CEO
  • Bev Davies, 2015 Conference Chair

 RBC Convention Centre

Presentation Theatre

9:00 am - 10:00 am

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS
Successfully doing business with the Aboriginal Community

  • Moderator: Scott Reeves, Partner, Tingle Merrett
  • Ian Anderson, President, Kinder Morgan Canada
  • Joe Dion, Chairman & CEO, Frog Lake Energy Resources
  • Jean-Paul Gladu, Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business

 RBC Convention Centre

Presentation Theatre

10:00 am - 10:15 am

 Exhibit Hall Prizes


RBC Convention Centre

Meeting rooms 2FGH

10:15 am - 10:45 am

 

Exhibit Hall Break

 RBC Convention Centre

Meeting rooms 2FGH

9:30 am - 12:00 pm

GUEST PROGRAM
Hermetic Code Tour of the Manitoba Legislative Building

10:45 am -12:00 pm

 

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

Economic Outlook for 2015 and beyond

  • Moderator: Dean Newman, Managing Principal, Cresa Partners
  • Dawn Desjardins, Deputy Chief Economist, RBC
  • Todd Hirsch, Chief Economist, Alberta Treasury Branch

 RBC Convention Centre

Presentation Theatre

12:00 pm - 1:15  pm

 

CONCURRENT SESSIONS
The role of finance leaders in fostering innovation

  • Moderator: Glenn Kerrick, CEO, Alma CG

  • Marilyn Barefoot, President, Barefoot Brainstorming
  • Andrew Miller, President, ACM Consulting

Communicating the pillars of sustainability

  • Moderator: Lisa Dorian, Managing Director, North America, MDA Training
  • Rob Malli, CFO & VP Corporate Services, Edmonton Regional Airports Authority
  • Sharon Mathers, SVP Communications and Public Affairs, CIBC
  • Bill Murphy, National Partner, Climate Change & Sustainability Services, KPMG LLP

 RBC Convention Centre


Pan Am room



RBC Convention Centre


Meeting room 2E







1:15 pm - 2:45 pm

 

CLOSING LUNCHEON AND KEYNOTE ADDRESS

  • James Robbins, Leadership Trainer and Motivational Speaker & Founder, The Robbins Group

Delta Hotel, 2nd Floor

Grand Ballroom ABC


2:45 pm - 3:00 pm

DOOR PRIZES AND CLOSE OF CONFERENCE

 Delta Hotel, 2nd Floor

Grand Ballroom ABC


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