Share your knowledge and ideas! Call for PD instructors/presenters and topics

Share your knowledge and ideas! Call for PD instructors/presenters and topics

In order to build the best PD program possible, we want to hear from you! CPA Alberta welcomes submissions of resumes from individuals who are interested in instructing in our professional development program or leading a session at one of our PD conferences. As well, all Alberta CPAs are invited to share PD course ideas or recommend a potential instructor.

Why become an instructor with CPA Alberta or present at a PD conference?

There are many benefits to participating in our PD program and conferences. Along with inspiring your peers and sharing your expertise, these include:

  • Deepening your own experience and knowledge
  • Adding to your own professional development
  • Expanding your professional network
  • Building your professional brand as an industry expert
  • Participating in an invaluable way to give back to the profession

Seminar opportunities and conference topics

If you’re interested in instructing a PD session or presenting at one of our PD conferences, there are specific competencies we plan to focus on over the next year that we require experts for. We’d be happy to hear from you if you’d like to facilitate an offering under one of these topics, or if you have a session idea you’d like to share at a conference. Simply indicate the topic in your email to us. We also welcome subjects outside of this list!

Competency topics:

  • Adaptive thinking
  • Budgeting and forecasting
  • Business resiliency
  • Data analytics
  • Digital strategy
  • Ethics
  • Executive leadership
  • Financial reporting and auditing
  • Governance and strategy
  • Innovation and technology
  • Retirement planning
  • Risk management
  • Social intelligence
  • Sustainable Finance

How to apply

Reach out CPA Alberta to express your interest by emailing pdregistration@cpaalberta.ca with the following information:

  • A course proposal indicating your past teaching or presenting experience
  • Current CV
  • Prior client testimonials are welcomed

Please note: we can connect you with past instructors or presenters if you require assistance creating a course curriculum or need additional experience teaching/presenting online.

Suggest an instructor or topic

Did you attend a course you would highly recommend to other CPAs? Or do you know a subject-matter expert you want to refer to CPA Alberta? Please email pdregistration@cpaalberta.ca with the instructor’s/presenter’s name, course information, or subject matter details. We will research your suggestion for consideration!

If you have any questions, comments, or concerns, please contact us at pdregistration@cpaalberta.ca.