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Victoria Chapter

Past Events


2016 - 2017


September 28, 2016
8:00 am -11:00 am

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Parkside Hotel & Spa
810 Humboldt Street
Victoria, BC


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AGM & Finance PD Breakfast Event

No $mall Change!

You've been there before. Trying to move your team through a transition that's promised to be "seamless", won't impact day-to-day business operations, and guarantees "Cheaper! Better! Faster!" outcomes for the public. Then, why so much resistance? How will you identify risk and avoid common tripwires? And, what can you do as a leader to decrease the line-ups outside your office and address pressures from above? "No $mall Change" suggests all transitions have complexity-AND the opportunity to proactively maximize key investments. This session supports you in your key role as a finance professional as you help convert change into cash and capability for your organization. 

Keynote Presenter

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Bev McPhee, MBA, Organizational Strategy & Transformation Advisor, Associate Faculty Member, Royal Roads University

Bev is an instructor at both Royal Roads University and at UVic, where she teaches courses in organizational communications, intercultural communications, consulting methodologies and organizational behaviour. A keen advocate of emerging technologies, Bev has sat on various technology councils and boards. She was nominated for the YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for her work in the field of communications, and received the Chancellor's award upon graduating with her MBA.

With more than 15 years' experience in management consulting and executive leadership roles, Bev's client list spans diverse sectors including  IT services, energy/utilities/mining, manufacturing, transportation, natural resources, health, education and social services. A popular keynote speaker, she has been widely recognized for her contributions in the fields of leadership, technology and innovation, change management, culture, communications and organizational development.


R ByersRob Byers, Executive Lead - CIO, Information Services Division

Rob has been with the Provincial government since 1992 and with Information Services Division (ISD) since February 2014. As the Executive Lead for ISD, he is responsible for the delivery of strategic and operational information management and information technology services across the social sector. The division is a shared resource that supports the Ministries of Social Development and Social Innovation (SDSI) and Children and Family Development (MCFD).

Rob provides leadership to three diverse teams who work in the background to keep the more than 100 applications up and running. ISD's day-to-day objective is to assist both ministries in achieving and exceeding the goals set out in their strategic plans, including change management actives related to critical systems. The division provides direct support and advice with desktop support, resource planning and information and technology management.

Prior to becoming the Executive Lead, Rob played an essential change management role, managing the business alignment function within the final phase of the Integrated Case Management project. This long term, phased project consolidated several existing operating systems into a single updated system functioning across the Ministries of Social Development and Social Innovation and Child and Family Development.

K HarropKieran Harrop , MBA, PMP, ITIL, Partner and Director of Consulting Services at CGI

Kieran is a Partner and Director of Consulting Services at CGI with over 23 years of business and organizational change leadership experience. His expertise is in facilitating organizational transformation and public service reform. His specialties include Organizational Change Management, Business Consulting, High Performance Coaching and Team Building.

Kieran's passion is to inspire engaged and sustainable workplaces and highly effective teams through business evolution and to create space for innovative change and extraordinarily productive and purposeful organizations).

M HuttonMarina Hutton, Senior Change Management Advisor, BC Pension Corp.

Marina is fascinated by the complexity of people, systems and social change. These curiosities have led her to travel, work, study and volunteer in 17 countries across six continents. She has witnessed the complexity of change from a cross-cultural perspective by observing United Nations negotiations as an NGO delegate at the UN Earth Summit in Brazil, volunteering in socio-economic development in Vietnam, and interning with the UN Environment Programme in DC.  She deepened her understanding of organizational systems and change by studying business in Canada and Morocco. Following this, she lived in India for 5 months studying philosophy and exploring internal change.  Marina currently works in the change management field, where she has focused on business transformation projects in the BC Public Service's Natural Resource Sector and BC Pension Corporation (current).

2015 - 2016

Wednesday, May 18
and Thursday, May 19, 2016

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Hotel Grand Pacific
463 Belleville Street
Victoria, BC 





2016 Joint CPA FMI Professional Development Workshop

"Modernizing Finance in a World of Disruptive Innovation"

The local chapters of the Chartered Professional Accountants and the Financial Management Institute invite you to the 16th annual Joint Professional Development Workshop.  This year's theme is "Modernizing Finance in a World of Disruptive Innovation".  In today's world we are constantly facing change through innovation. While the word Disruptive can be interpreted negatively, the Innovation aspect can represent improvements and efficiencies in the work that we do. Disruptive Innovation covers the opportunities that we have to do our work differently when faced with constant change. Our profession is changing, our governments are adapting, our policies and laws are being updated to reflect a new internationally and technologically based world.  Topics for discussion include International Financial Reporting Standards Updates, Public Standards Accounting Board (PSAB) Updates, Change Management, Leadership, Ethics, Technology, Innovation and many more! 

Wednesday, May 18th 

Thursday, May 19th

March 11, 2016

Healthcare Funding:
What do we get and what should we expect?

Healthcare funding has always been a value and a concern in Canada. Proud of our universal healthcare system, we are beginning to realize just how costly it is and wonder how sustainable it will be.

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Our event will start with a presentation from Dr. Jason Sutherland - an associate Professor in the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research in the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health. 

Dr. Sutherland will then join a panel of professional speakers including Kim Kerrone, Chief Financial Officer from the Vancouver Island Health Authority and Ronan Segrave, Senior Manager, KPMG's National Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice.

Panel Discussion with:

  • Dr. Jason Sutherland, PhD, MSc, BA - Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research in the University of British Columbia's Faculty of Medicine
  • Kim Kerrone, MBA, CPA (CMA), BSc. - Vice President of Corporate Services & Chief Financial Officer, Vancouver Island Health Authority
  • Ronan Segrave, MSSC - Senior Manager, KPMG's National Healthcare & Life Sciences Practice and National Lead for Cost Optimization
  • Melanie Mahlman, MBA - Executive Director, Victoria Hospitals Foundation

Dr Jason SutherlandDr. Jason Sutherland, PhD, MSc, BA is an Associate Professor in the Centre for Health Services and Policy Research (CHSPR) in the University of British Columbia's (UBC) Faculty of Medicine, School of Population and Public Health and is a Scholar of the Michael Smith Foundation for Health Research.

Dr. Sutherland has extensive experience in methods, evaluation and health policy. He has recently been a Senior Researcher at the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) where he conducted research on the performance of integrated health delivery systems. Dr. Sutherland was also Canada's 2012/2013 Harkness Fellow for Health Policy and Clinical Practice at the Office of the Assistant to the Secretary for Health Policy and Evaluation (ASPE) of the Department of Health and Human Services in Washington, D.C. There, Dr. Sutherland was evaluating aspects of funding policy reforms, notably bundled payments, introduced by the Affordable Care Act. Dr. Sutherland's current interests include studying health system performance, methods for improving cross-continuum care, variations in expenditure and utilization patterns and accounting for differences in efficiency, health status and quality of care.

November 19, 2015


Austerity Budgets and Municipal Amalgamation
The German Experience

Over the past decades, the notion of government austerity has become firmly entrenched in the pervasive political narrative around the world. Governments of all strips have readily embraced policies ostensibly designed to minimize the role of government. Corporate tax rates have fallen, opportunities to avoid those taxes have increased and broad-scale corruption has further eroded both the public's confidence in corporations and the ability of governments to sustain themselves. 

This presentation will challenge some of the established thinking around job creation, corporate taxes and globalization. Using the lens of prudent financial management, attendees will explore the failings of the current system and be challenged to become more engaged in conversations about truly sustainable societies.

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Jens -weiss -foto .140x 185Professor Jens Weiss - a visiting researcher and lecturer on Public Management at the Harz University of Applied Sciences

Born in 1968 in Mannheim, childhood in Villingen / Black Forest. Jens studied political science, sociology and economics in Marburg. He received his Diploma in political science in 1996. In addition, he taught and lectured at the Philipps-University in Marburg and the University of Witten/Herdecke, leading seminars and lectures for public and private educational and training institutions since 1997. In 2000, Jens successfully completed his PhD with a dissertation on environmental politics as a consequence of rational action ("Umweltpolitik als Akteurshandeln"), at Philipps-University Marburg. Jens has been a partner in various consulting firms since 1998, most recently at Baumgartner & Co. in Hamburg, with projects in the private sector and public administration  as the Professor of Public Management at the Harz University of Applied Sciences since 2011.

September 17, 2015

PD Morning Event and AGM

Where is Public Sector Purchasing Going?
Who is Doing it Well and How Can We Improve?
Presentation and Panel Discussion


Victoria Marriott Hotel
728 Humboldt Street
Victoria, BC

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Government has been managing with fewer resources and a continuing increase in infrastructure and service needs to serve the citizens of British Columbia well.  This has resulted in a higher level of innovation, focus on transparency and demonstration of value for money through its procurement practices. We have a panel of procurement experts to discuss emerging trends and developments happening in procurement in the public sector, both in British Columbia and beyond.

We will kick off the session with a presentation by PwC Canada on Public Sector procurement trends and practices that are being applied and are making a difference.  Which organizations have mastered their procurement processes; balancing efficiency and effectiveness with the necessary controls and oversight?  This professional development-session considers this challenge from many perspectives; procurement professionals, public employees (who need to purchase goods and services), the financial manager, system providers, and the taxpayer who ultimately pays for the purchase.



2014 - 2015

 May 24-26, 2015

PSMW 2015 - Public Sector Management Workshop

Growth and Productivity - The Way Forward


Speaker presentations are now available on the National FMI website.

 April 22, 2015

Financial Management Institute Finance  PD Breakfast Event

Panel Discussion: How are Oil and Gas Prices Impacting Government Finances


Featured Panelists:

  • Ines Piccinino - ADM, Upstream Development Division, Ministry of Natural Gas Development
  • Sadaf Mirza - Chief Economist, Ministry of Finance
  • Simon Philp - Director, Commercial Banking for CIBC
Feb 3, 2015

Professional Development Session: A Joint FMI/GFOABC Workshop

Asset Management


Featured Speakers:


Click on the speaker's name to view their PowerPoint presenation from the event

Nov 25-26, 2014

Professional Development Session: A Joint FMI/CPA/PSA Workshop

Microsoft Excel Training


Featured Speaker:

Ken Puls, CPA, CMA Excelguru Consulting


Sep 10, 2014

Professional Development Session and FMI Victoria Annual General Meeting

A Panel Event: Multiple Perspectives of Fraud


Featured Speakers:

Dan Peck, CPA, CGA, CIA, CFE (Director, Investigation and Forensic Unit, OCG)

Rosalind Scott (President and CEO of the Vancouver Island BBB)

John Ayers (Sargeant, Victoria Police) 

2013 - 2014

  June 3, 2014

Professional Development Luncheon

Pacific Gateway: An Economic Enabler


Featured Speakers:

Linda Harmon, Director Strategic Outreach and Business Engagement, Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure

Yongmei Chen, Acting Senior Manager, Infrastructure Development South

Click here to see the Pacific Gateway Transportation Strategy for 2012-2020.

Click here for presentation 

 April 29, 2014

Deloitte and the Financial Management Institute Finance PD Breakfast Series

Update on Public Sector Accounting Standards


Featured Speakers

Session facilitators Henry Stoch of Deloitte have advised multiple public sector organizations on the implementation of new accounting standards.

WOLFF_SHIRLEY_6513_LARGE_02Shirley Wolff, CA, Partner, Deloitte Vancouver

Shirley Wolff is an assurance and advisory partner that leads the audit public sector practice for Deloitte in British Columbia.  Shirley has over 18 years of public accounting experience and 5 years of industry experience. Shirley's areas of expertise include not-for-profit organizations, the public sector, and financial institutions. In addition to the delivery of audit services, Shirley regularly advises her clients on internal controls, transition to new accounting standards, income and commodity taxes and accounting for complex transactions.  Shirley is a member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of British Columbia, the ICABC Government Organizations Accounting and Auditing Forum, the Government Finance Officers Association and the Aboriginal Finance Officers' Association.

Henry Stoch, Deloitte.jpgHenry Stoch, Partner, Sustainability & Climate Change (S&CC), Deloitte Vancouver

Henry is a partner and leads Deloitte's Sustainability and Climate Change (S&CC) practice in Western Canada.  Henry is an expert in risk management and assurance related to environment, safety, and social issues, as well as sustainability disclosure and reporting. He is a regular speaker on the topic of Sustainability risk and governance at conferences across Canada and has written a series of articles on these topics.

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 March 5-6, 2014


Sustainable Finance and Resource Development

Click on the below links to view the speaker's PowerPoint presenation from the event

December 9, 2013

Professional Development Luncheon

COSO Update - Internal Control - Integrated Framework: 2013 and Leading Practices for Internal Controls


Featured Speaker: John Heskin, CA, CISA, CRMA

John's a partner in KPMG's Risk Consulting Advisory services practice where he leads the internal audit, risk and compliance service line in British Columbia. John assists audit and advisory clients across a number of industries document and evaluate their control frameworks whether they are financial, operational or performance based. John has 26 years experience in Risk Consulting including 10 years in the mining industry in a number of roles or increasing responsibility.

To see his presentation click here

November 13, 2013

Luncheon, Featuring Captain (Navy) Luc Cassivi 

The Department of National Defence (DND) has faced heavy cuts to allocations, but their responsibilities to get the job done have not changed. The presentation focused on the current fiscal climate in the federal government and how DND is approaching these challenges.

Captain (Navy) Luc Cassivi joined the Canadian Forces in 1983. Capain (Navy) Cassivi has served in many of Her Majesty's Canadian Ships and Submarines, performing various sea and shore related duties.

Luc was awarded a Master's in Business Administration in November 2008 from the Edinburgh Business School, Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh, Scotland. He assumed command of CFB Esquimaly on 25 June 2013.

October 22,   2013

Deloitte and the Financial Management Institute Finance PD Breakfast Series

Uncommon insight: Leveraging the power of analytics in the public sector


Understanding the power of analytics is crucial to helping transform the Public Sector. Many government organizations intuitively know they have a need to enhance their evidence based decision-making capabilities by leveraging their substantial data assets, however, very few are able to articulate their specific needs. Organizations that surmount this challenge successfully will hold the keys to enabling more effective strategic decision making, and driving organizational transformation.

This session provided a brief overview of how Deloitte defines analytics and how it can support government decision-making. The session showcased demonstrations of analytics in action, and how evidence-based decision making, enabled by advanced analytics, has delivered transformative results in the Public Sector

Featured Speakers

Session facilitators Andy Potter and Clayton Knight of Deloitte have helped government leaders seeking emerging technologies and fresh insights operate, collaborate, and deliver analytics in new and different ways.

Andy Potter, Partner, Deloitte Toronto

Andy Potter is a Toronto based consulting partner that leads Deloitte's National Public Sector Transformation practice.  He has consulted widely across all levels of government and has specialized expertise in K-12 Education, Justice and Financial Management.  Andy also leads Analytics for the Public Sector industry and is playing a leadership role in helping clients understand how to unlock the value of data in support of evidence-based decision making.  Andy is an Associate of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of England and Wales and holds a BA in Industrial Economics.

Clayton Knight, Senior Manager, Deloitte Vancouver

Clay Knight is a Senior Manager in Deloitte's Analytics service line based in Vancouver.  In his 12 years with Deloitte, he has helped clients leverage their substantial data assets to support key strategic and operational decision making, through the application of data driven tools and techniques.  Clay's primary areas of focus are predictive risk modeling, and granular segmentation for a variety of industry applications including detection of fraud, waste, and abuse, and cost recovery. Clay also has executed advanced analytic mandates in support of key business transformation initiatives in the public insurance and workplace safety areas.  Clay holds a Bachelor of Commerce and Master of Business Administration degrees, and is a Certified Information System Security Professional.

To see their presentation click here

September 24, 2013

Professional Development Session and FMI Victoria Annual General Meeting

Place: Ambrosia Events Center,
638 Fisgard Street, Victoria

Key Note Speaker:  Ms. Basia Ruta, General, Local Government
Ms. Basia Ruta is British Columbia's first Auditor General for Local Government. A Chartered Accountant, she was educated at the University of Ottawa, and has more than 30 years of notable experience in business and the public sector.

Ms. Ruta's previous position was CFO, Environment Canada, a position she held from 2006 to 2011. She also worked on interchange in public sector standard setting at the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants from 2011 to 2013.  Prior to 2006, she was Assistant Comptroller General- Internal Audit for the federal government, and Interim Assistant Deputy Minister, Canada Customs Revenue Agency/Canada Border Services Agency.

Ms. Ruta also has extensive experience in auditing with 17 years at the Office of the Auditor General of Canada doing both financial and value for money audits, and another three years with an accounting firm auditing local governments and businesses.   When she was Assistant Comptroller General - Internal Audit, Ms. Ruta developed a new policy on internal audit that contributed to the transformation of internal audit across government and was considered on the leading edge of this field among governments world-wide.

To see her presentation click here

 Panel Discussion: "integrated planning for sustainable service delivery"

Featured Speakers:

Rosalyn Tanner, Director of Financial Services, District of Central Saanich, CMA
Bruce Greig, Director of Planning & Building Services, District of Central Saanich,Registered Professional Planner, Planning Institute of British Columbia Registered Landscape Architect, BC Society of Landscape Architects

2012 - 2013

 May 13, 2013


SIR TONY REDMOND presents Public Financial Management (PFM) - Part of the Solution or Part of the Problem?   

May 13, 2013 at the Marriott. Click here is his presentation.

Sir Tony Redmond is currently on a Canadian tour sponsored by FMI.  His past accomplishments are amazing and he is currently Local Government Boundary Commissioner for England and also Treasurer of Unicef UK.  He is a member CIPFA's Institute Council, and currently its President; a Fellow of the Institute of Revenues and Rating Valuation; and a Fellow of the RSA.

The English perspective on Financial Management will be fascinating.

Sir Tony RedmondSir Tony Redmond as had a long and substantial career in public service, in particular local government. He was Chairman and Chief Executive of the Commission for Local Administration and Local Government Ombudsman for a period of nine years.
Prior to that his principal roles included the posts of Chief Executive of the London Borough of Harrow, Treasurer to the West London Waste Authority, Finance Director and Deputy Chief Executive of Knowsley MBC and Treasurer to the Merseyside Police Authority. In his earlier years he was Deputy Finance Director of Wigan MBC and Chief  Accountant of Liverpool City Council, after occupying roles in Audit, Accountancy, Revenues and Corporate Planning with that authority.
Tony is currently Local Government Boundary Commissioner for England and also Treasurer of Unicef UK.
He is a member CIPFA's Institute Council, and currently its Vice President; a Fellow of the Institute of Revenues and Rating Valuation; and a Fellow of the RSA.
Tony is married with four children and, outside of his work and family commitments, his other interests and passions are sport in general and, Liverpool FC in particular, ballet and the study of wine.

 March 12, 2013

Beginning the Journey: Results-Based Budgeting in the Government of Alberta

FMI Victoria partnered with Canadian Evaluation Society (BC/Yukon Chapter) and Certified Management Consultants of Canada to bring in a presentaion by:

Cheryl Hautzinger, Senior Advisor on Performance Measures

Click here for presentation

October 17, 2012

Luncheon "Justice Reform - By the Numbers"

Lori Wanamakerwith Lori Wanamaker, FCA Deputy Minister of Justice

Event Notice - September 13, 2012 Luncheon and AGM

Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour

September 13, 2012

Luncheon and Annual General Meeting

"Returning to the PST"

Dave LongmanAn update on the Province's return to the Provincial Sales Tax with Dave Longman, CMA.

Dave Longman is a Certified Management Accountant, CMA. He has worked for the Province of BC in the commodity tax field for over 30 years, starting out as an auditor and moving up to the Executive Director position. He was the Project Director who handled the move from the PST to the HST and is now handling the move back to the PST.

AGM Presentation - September 13, 2012

Event Notice - September 13, 2012 Luncheon and AGM

Victoria Marriott Inner Harbour

2011 - 2012

February 28-29, 2012

Joint CMA-CGA-FMI Workshop

Sustainable Saanich
Harbour Towers Hotel & Suites

The local chapters of the Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia, the Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia, and the Financial Management Institute of Canada are pleased to offer a professional development event targeted to accountants and other financial professionals in the private and public sectors. This year's theme is of "Sustaining Government Finances". The first day's sub-theme will be "Setting the Stage", a forward looking view at the Canadian and World economy in the next two decades and the challenges that Canadian governments will face. The second day's sub-theme will be "Addressing the Challenges", looking at how governments can best address those challenges.

For information about the workshop, please contact Robert Katzer, by phone: (250) 388-5989 or by email: Robert.katzer@gov.bc.ca

November 16, 2011


Keynote Speaker: Chris Jones, CEO of StrategyLink Consulting

October 19, 2011


Keynote Speaker: Rob Gialloreto, President & CEO of Tourism Victoria

September 27, 2011

Milburn_150pix.jpgLuncheon "Provincial Finances"

Keynote Speaker: Peter Milburn, Deputy Minister of Finance

Governance and Accounting Changes

2010 - 2011

May 9, 2011

Half-day PD event "Taking Charge of Your Career and the Career of Your Team"

Keynote Speaker: Sheila Fraser, Auditor General of Canada

Event May 9 2011

March 1 -2, 2011

Joint CMA-CGA-FMI Workshop

February 8, 2011

Luncheon "Supporting Cabinet and Treasury Board Decision Making

November 9, 2010

November 4, 2010

October 20, 2010

Breakfast Series


September 22, 2010

Annual General Meeting 

2009 - 2010

January 27-28, 2010


September 23, 2009

"Managing in Uncertain Times"


Panel Presenters:

2008 - 2009

June 25, 2009

"The Perfect Storm - Crisis or Opportunity"

with Cheryl Wenezenki-Yolland, Comptroller General, Government of BC

The Perfect Storm - Crisis or Opportunity

March 24, 2009

"The Budget"

Featured Speaker: Honourable Colin Hansen, Minister of Finance

February 3-5, 2009

Joint FMI-CGA-CMA Workshop

3 Day Professional Development Event

February 3-5 Agenda

Featured Speakers:

  • Gordon Gunn, BA, CA, CISA, CMC, PMP - Partner KPMG Risk & Advisory Services Associates - Saving Time With Templates
  • Russel Hunter, MA, BCRPA-CPT, CSE - National Director Human Performance Institute Canada - Energy For Performance
  • David Calder - Olymian & Senior Community Relations Advisor, Ministry of Energy, Mines, and Petroleum Resources - Overcoming Obstacles for Olympic-Sized Results
  • Robert Kroeker - Executive Director, British Columbia's Civil Forfeiture Office - The Civil Forfeiture Office
  • Thea Vakil - Executive Director, School of Public Administration, University of Victoria - The Intergenerational Workplace
  • Stephen Spector, FCGA - President, CGA-BC
  • Rob Ashwin, CA - Associate Partner, KPMG - Tax Update
  • Charlotte Hoggard, CGA, CFI - President, T. Charlotte Hoggard Inc. - Basic Fraud Toolkit
  • Karen Jawl, Jawl Properties Ltd. - Sustainable Saanich
  • Bernie Magnan, MBA, CMC, CMA, FCMA - Assistant Managing Director and Chief Economist for Vancouver Board of Trade. Economics - More Than Just Numbers
  • Arn R. vanIersel, BA (honours), FCGA - Professional Financial Consultant, Advisor and Trainer - Federal Department Audit & Evaluation Committee & Their Governance Role
  • Bruce MacLeod, MBA, PMP - Partner & Senior Project Director/Manager, Sierra Systems Group - Business Intelligence and Performance Management
October 30, 2008

Luncheon with British Columbia's Auditor General

Featured Speaker: John Doyle, Auditor General of British Columbia

John Doyle's presentation

September 17, 2008

"Innovative Service Delivery in Support of Horizontal Government"

Featured Speakers:

2007 - 2008

June 18, 2008

"Historical Perspective on British Columbia's Credit Rating

with John Hopkins, Assistant Deputy Minister, Provincial Treasury and Registries, Ministry of Finance

Presentation: Historical Perspective on British Columbia's Credit Rating

Topics being considered and speakers being sought for luncheons indicating TBA:

  • Sustainability Challenges to Valuation Issues
  • Macro Economy
  • Treaties and Economic Benefits Agreements
  • The Press
  • Building Public Infrastructure
May 22, 2008

"The Federal Accountability Act and its Impact on the Financial Position"

with Bill Matthews, A/Executive Director, Financial Management and Analysis Sector, Office of the Comptroller General, Treasury Board of Canada, Secretariat

Presentation: The Federal Accountability Act and its impact on the Financial Function,

April 17, 2008

"Environmental Friendly Initiatives"

February 12-14, 2008

Joint FMI-CGA-CMA Workshop

Professional Development Session with local CGA and CMA Chapters

"Housing Matters"


January 16, 2008

"Building Public Infrastructure"

"Building Public Infrastructure"

December 19, 2007

"Coaching in the Workplace"

with Scott Richardson

Presentation - "Coaching in the Workplace"

November 15, 2007

"Sustainability Challenges to Valuation Issues"

with Bruce Sampson, Vice President, BC Hydro

"Sustainability Challenges to Valuation Issues"

October 17, 2007


with Thea Vakil, Senior Fellow at the Centre for Public Sector Studies University of Victoria 

"Leadership: The nature of leadership; leading in a world of uncertainty and ambiguity; and what it takes to stay ahead of the change curve"

September 5, 2007

"Housing Matters"

with Brenda Eaton, BC Housing Management Commission

"Housing Matters"

2006 - 2007

June 2007

"Risk Management in the Real World - Practical Applications"


February 13-15, 2007

"Preparing for the Future"



June 2006

"Resources Management Updates"


June 2005

Joint FMI-CGA-CMA Workshop