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Public Sector Conference 2023

Public Sector Conference 2023 - This product is available in the following media types: National Conferences

Archived Event
Note: As this event is now over, information is for reference purposes only.

October 17-18, 2023
Shaw Centre, Ottawa, ON, K1N 9J2

Virtual Conference option available (with simultaneous translation)

If you work for a public sector body in accounting, finance or leadership, this is the event for you. Learn how to successfully navigate the unique challenges facing every level of government during unprecedented times.

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


Group Discount: 10% discount if you’re registering 10 or more attendees. Please note group registration pricing is based on a single transaction. All attendee information must be included upon registration. To register your group, please contact

Registration deadline: 11:59pm (EST) on October 16, 2023

CPA Canada partners with external providers to deliver this program. By registering for this program, you acknowledge your understanding that CPA Canada will share your personal information with those parties who require it to ensure your access in-person and virtually. Personal information may include your name, company, email address and Store account number. Also note that you may be asked to create a profile on the external platform that we use to deliver the program, and your information may be visible to other registered attendees on that platform. To learn more about how CPA Canada collects, uses and discloses personal information, please refer to our privacy policy.

CPA Canada is dedicated to providing an enjoyable, respectful and safe event experience for everyone, both offline and online. Please refer to our anti-harassment policy

ItemCPDItem no.Price
Registration - In Person 
Registration - Virtual 
Virtual Workshop: Ending Manual Effort in Excel - English only | en anglais seulement (Virtual) 
Virtual Workshop: Leading into the Future - English only | en anglais seulement (Virtual) 
Prices may change without notice. User license policies




A block of guestrooms has been reserved at the Novotel Ottawa Hotel at a guaranteed rate of $219 plus applicable taxes. This rate is available until September 25, 2023, or until our room block is filled. Click here to reserve your room online.

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

Note, the hotel has a 48 hour cancellation policy, should you wish to cancel your reservation.


The authority to decide what learning program constitutes acceptable CPD and evidence of CPD hours to meet regulatory requirements remains solely with your provincial or regional CPA body

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.

Refund Policy

In-Person 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: Option to transfer to the virtual conference. No refund available

Virtual Policy

  • 7+ calendar days prior to start date: Full refund available
  • 3-6 calendar days prior to start date: $50 cancellation fee applies
  • 2 calendar days or fewer prior to start date: No refund available

PLEASE NOTE: All cancellations must be received in writing by email to

The topics, program format and events are correct at the time of publishing. If unforeseen circumstances occur, CPA Canada has the right to alter or delete items from the program or cancel the event and refund all registration fees.


To give consent to appearing on the participant lists, sharing name and email to delegates, speakers and sponsorship of the 2023 Public Sector Conference, for the sole purpose of networking with attendees and for receiving communications from these sponsors about other products, discounts or events, click here.

If you have opted-in, but would no longer like to appear on the opt-in list for this program, please contact Diya Gill.

Contact Us

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


Event dates, locations and prices subject to change.

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