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Public Sector Conference 2020

Public Sector Conference 2020 - This product is available in the following media types: National Conferences(en anglais seulement)

October 19-20, 2020
Ottawa Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON

Virtual Conference option available

If you’re a senior financial professional in the public sector or work for a not-for-profit that follows PSAB standards, this annual event in the nation’s capital is the place to be.

Special Offers

  • Early Bird Discount: Register before April 30, 2020 to receive $100 off your next product purchase
  • Group Discount Virtual Only:
    1 - 4 people: standard virtual conference rate
    5 to 20 people – 10% discount for each person
    Over 20 people - 20% discount for each person
    This discount cannot be combined with the EB rate.

Please note that post-conference workshops will not be live-streamed.

*Special Member Pricing will be displayed for CPA Canada members upon login

ItemCPDItem no.Price
Registration - In Person 
1410005994-20$1,195.00register now
Registration - Virtual 
1410105994-20$995.00register now
Prices may change without notice. User license policies



Pricing Structure

Members: $1095
Non-members: $1195

Members: $895
Non-members: $995

Post Conference Workshop
Members: $395
Non-members: $445

Virtual Conference

It’s easy – all you need is a desktop computer, laptop, or tablet!

Your virtual experience will allow you to see and hear the speakers, follow the PowerPoint presentation, chat with other virtual participants, take notes and ask questions of the speakers!

Experience the virtual conference individually, or gather in groups. If you live outside Ottawa, arrange an in-house event, or gather with other organizations from your region! contact for pricing on group gatherings.

Access to Material

No handouts will be distributed onsite, conference/workshop presentations will be available online approximately 1 week prior to the conference for you to download and/or print as needed.

NOTE: You will receive an email within the next hour with your log-in access to the CPA Canada online learning environment (D2L) at: Check and ensure you have access to the D2L platform.

If you do not receive this email, please email or contact the helpdesk portal at


A block of guestrooms has been reserved at the Novotel Ottawa Hotel at a guaranteed rate of $193 plus applicable taxes. This rate is available until September 25, 2020, or until our room block is filled.

Book online or contact the hotel (refer to CPA Canada's Public Sector Conference to get the conference rate) to reserve your room.

The Novotel Ottawa Hotel
33 Nicholas Street, Ottawa, ON
t. 613-230-3033

Note, the hotel has a 72 hour cancellation policy, should you wish to cancel your reservation.

Frequently Asked Questions:

Do I need to attend the conference in order to attend a workshop?

  • No, conference purchase is not necessary.

How many workshops can I attend?

  • You can only attend one workshop, as these are being held concurrently.

Can I attend the workshop virtually?

  • a. Unfortunately, workshops will not be streamed virtually. They are only available as in-person training.

What equipment do I need to join the virtual conference?

  • the most current operating system and browser on the device you will use to connect to the virtual conference platform
  • access to high speed/broadband Internet (or 4G/LTE services for mobile/tablet devices); if you are not on high-speed Internet, your video may become patchy at times
  • speakers/headphones to hear the conference speakers, and keyboard to submit any questions to the speakers

Refund Policy

PLEASE NOTE: All cancellations must be received in writing by e-mail to

Refund policy:

  • 14+ calendar days prior to start date: full refund available
  • 5-13 calendar days prior to start date: $200 cancellation fee applies
  • 4 calendar days or fewer prior to start date: no refund available

Contact Us

Member Development and Support
Tel: 1-800-268-3793


Event dates, locations and prices subject to change.

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