Conference Program 

The 2024 National Conference will offer a series of educational sessions and activities that will provide delegates an opportunity to learn, grow and improve their knowledge; a framework to help you and your organization become great.

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Day 1 Day 2 Day 3 Day 4


Tuesday June 11


7:00 AM -7:00 PM

Registration Desk Opens


9:00 AM -5:00 PM

Pre-Conference Activities TBD


8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

National Board Meeting


7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Welcome reception - Refreshments and Appetizers
  
 

Wednesday June 12

7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration Desk Opens
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Sponsor Micro talks
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Opening Remarks
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM
Opening Keynote - David Chilton
Former “Dragon”, CBC TV’s Dragons’ Den 
Bestselling Author, The Wealthy Barber (How to respond to business challenges in the new normal)
             


BREAK - EXHIBITORS HALL: 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM 

 
 BREAKOUT SESSIONS - 10:45 AM - 12:00 NOON (ROOMS ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
     



1) Matthew J. Golding, CPA, CIRP, LIT, Director, Business Restructuring, BDC
    Are you concerned you might not be paid?


 


2) Corporal Laurie Haines, CPA, CA, CFE
    Discussion on RCMP approach to major fraud files. 






3) Dr. Georgette Zinaty, MBA, MSc, DBA, Chief of Staff at Myant
    Building your Network, owning a room, confidence


 

4) Iaian Archibald
    AI & ethics

        LUNCH: 12:00 NOON - 12:45 PM      
          
12:30 pm - 12:45pm
Sponsor Micro talks
 

12:45 pm - 1:45 pm
Professor Sylvain Charlebois – Dalhousie University
Food Distribution and Policy Faculty of Management
Topic (TBC)


BREAK: 1:45 PM - 2:15 PM


BREAKOUT SESSIONS - 2:15 PM - 3:30 PM
 


1) Simon Dombrowski, CCP, Director of Credit - Canada, Russel Metals Inc.
    A Credit Manager’s Approach to Financial Assessment 




2) Professor Moulay Akhloufi
     Intelligence artificielle responsable (French)
3) Robert Half (English)
     Examining the Multigenerational Workforce 
 
4) Speaker TBA
     Legal Remedies   
 

EVENING EVENT
Stay tuned for more details!


Thursday June 13


7:00 AM - 8:00 AM
Registration Desk Opens
7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Sponsor Micro talks
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Daily Announcements  
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM Keynote Speaker - Dr. Georgette Zinaty, MBA, MSc, Chief of Staff at Myant
How to be a leader through the lens of DEI


BREAK - EXHIBITORS HALL: 10:15 AM - 10:30 AM 



 BREAKOUT SESSIONS - 10:45 AM - 12:00 NOON


1) Speaker TBA  

2) Professor Moulay Akhloufi, Moncton University
     Responsible AI 
3) Matthew Munro CIRP, CPA, CGA, LIT Licensed Insolvency Trustee Bromwich and Smith Inc.
     State of bankruptcies and Insolvencies in Canada 
 
4) Cecilia Moore, RBC, VP Commercial Banking
     Topic TBC 
 

LUNCH: 12:00 NOON - 12:30 PM
    
    
12:30 PM - 1:30 PM


CIC National AGM                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             
 


BREAK: 1:30 PM - 1:45 PM



 BREAKOUT SESSIONS: 1:45 PM - 2:45 PM

 
1)  Dr. Georgette Zinaty, MBA, MSc
      Executive Presence Workshop

 2) Speaker: TBA  
 
3) Rick Fair - Associate, Fairwinds Training & Development
     Getting the most of hybrid work
 4) Robert Half (French) 
      Gestion intergénerationnelle
 
5) Simon Dombrowski, CCP - Directeur de crédit Canada, Russel Metals Inc.
     Évaluation financière : L'approche d'un gestionnaire de crédit
 

Plenary Session: 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
 

Navigating Tomorrow: The Future of Credit 

Panelists from Quebec, Atlantic, Ontario, and West

    Credit Manager’s Panel Discussion 


Free time for delegates


Friday June 14

7:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Breakfast
8:00 AM - 8:30 AM
Sponsor Micro talks
8:30 AM - 8:45 AM
Daily Announcements  
9:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Closing Keynote - James Mullinger
Award-winning stand-up comedian, television presenter and bestselling author
Inspirational and motivational keynote speaker
             

10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
 
Prize Draw



11:00 AM - 11:45 AM 2026 Conference Presentation
 
 
11:45 AM - 12:00 NOON
 
Closing Remarks


 
End of Day 4 - Conference Wraps Up
Thank you for attending!