The Innovation, Technology, and Accounting Conference

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CPA Alberta Presents: The Innovation, Technology, and Accounting Conference

In an era of accelerated technological advancements, CPAs are well positioned to take the lead as a trusted advisor within their organizations and drive business decisions. The Innovation, Technology, and Accounting Conference is designed to explore new technologies within the accounting and finance world. Learn about successful implementations and discover how to translate knowledge into application.

This year’s virtual conference will take place on February 22. Participants can also register for additional post-conference virtual workshops happening on February 23 to take a deeper dive into key topics. Leave the conference ready to tackle obstacles with a renewed perspective and start innovating with purpose.


We have a great initial lineup of presentations, including:

  • Keynote: Enable or Disrupt? The New Innovation Economy with Janet Bannister, Founder of Kijiji
  • Demystifying AI and Machine Learning for CPAs
  • A Year Out: What Have we Learned About the Best Tools for Working and Managing Teams Remotely
  • Building a Data Competency in Your Organization
  • Paradox of Technology and Human Capital

Innovation, Technology, and Accounting Workshops

For those looking for a more in-depth hands-on experience, attend a workshop, or two, on February 23. These post-conference workshops are optional and are designed to supplement the main conference.

Concurrent Morning Workshops

9:00 a.m. - 12:00 noon (MST)

Gather Cleanse and Model data for Analytics in Power BI

Presented by: Chris Sorensen, Founder and President, Iteration Insights

Human-Centred Design Tools and Mindsets for CPAs

Presented by: Ramy Nassar, Partner, 1000 Days Out

Concurrent Afternoon Workshops

1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. (MST)

Visualize, Secure, Share and Collaborate on Data with Power BI

Presented by: Chris Sorensen, Founder and President, Iteration Insights

Creating a Culture of Innovation Expanded Workshop – People First

Presented by: Doug Junor, Managing Director, 4Rev Inc - Revolution by Design

Workshop capacity is limited to facilitate participation and interaction. Workshops will not be recorded or made available for viewing after the conference. Get a real hands-on look into how you can start innovating now.

Participants may register for a maximum of two workshop (cannot be concurrent workshops).

Virtual Conference features:

  • Experience a dynamic online platform designed specifically to enhance your virtual experience.
  • Use your phone or tablet as a second screen to network with other delegates.
  • Connect with speakers during the live Q&A using the conference app.
  • Catch every piece of information! Once the conference is over, you can re-watch recorded sessions.
  • The conference is eligible for up to 8 CPD hours, and each workshop is eligible for up to 3 CPD hours. 


SAVE BIG on the Innovation, Technology, and Accounting Conference when you chip in on the new Share Pass with your friends and colleagues.

February 22, 2021 (Day 1) Conference: $295 + GST or 6 Passport Tickets
February 23, 2021 (Day 2) Workshops: $195 + GST or 4 Passport Tickets per Workshop

Conference Details and Registration

Email pdregistration@cpaalberta.ca if you have any questions about the conference.

Interested in becoming a sponsor? Download our sponsorship package to learn how.

Click here to view the highlights from the 2020 Innovation, Technology, and Accounting Conference held February 11-12, 2020 at the Westin Edmonton.

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