SOURCE: The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

November 01, 2016 07:30 ET

CPA Ontario: Ontario students discovering a future as a CPA has No Limits

Keynote speaker is Lisa Thompson, CPA, CA

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - November 01, 2016) - A select group of Ontario high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits 2016 Conference being hosted by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario on Wednesday, November 2. Approximately 250 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in post-secondary business programs, will be attending this day-long session.

The No Limits 2016 Conference brings CPAs from top businesses together with students who want to be tomorrow's successful business professionals. During No Limits 2016, the students will get the chance to meet CPAs and discuss the many opportunities that open up for people who achieve the prestigious CPA designation. Participating organizations include: KPMG, Rogers, BMO and many others.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Lisa Thompson, CPA, CA, Director of Finance and Administration at Flipp Corporation. Lisa will discuss the importance of the CPA designation and its benefits to her career. Flipp Corporation is a leading mobile consumer marketplace that is reinventing the weekly shopping experience. Lisa will share details about her integral role as part of the Flipp leadership team.

Media are invited to attend all or part of the No Limits 2016 Conference and interviews can be arranged with organizers and participants.

 WHAT: No Limits 2016 Conference
  
 SPEAKER: Lisa Thompson, CPA, CA
  
 WHEN: Wednesday, Nov 2 from 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.; Lisa Thompson speaks at 9:10 a.m.
  
 WHO: CPAs hosting Ontario high school students at business learning session
  
 WHERE: The Toronto Reference Library, Epic Hall, 2nd Floor, 789 Yonge Street, Toronto

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About the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

CPA Ontario protects the public interest by ensuring its members meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. CPA Ontario serves and supports its more than 87,000 members and 19,000 students in their qualification and professional development in a wide range of senior positions in public accounting, business, finance, government, not-for-profits and academe. Chartered Professional Accountants are valued by organizations of all types and sizes for their financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. For information on the profession, visit cpaontario.ca. To become a CPA in Ontario, visit gocpaontario.ca.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:

    Perry Jensen
    Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
    416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 4271
    pjensen@cpaontario.ca