SOURCE: The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

The Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario

May 15, 2017 09:13 ET

CPA Ontario: Ottawa students learning that a future as a CPA has No Limits

Featured speaker is Sarwar Qureshi, CPA, CA

TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 15, 2017) - A select group of Ottawa area high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits Ottawa Conference being hosted by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario on Wednesday, May 17. Almost 100 students, nominated by their teachers for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending the conference.

The No Limits Ottawa Conference brings CPAs from Ottawa's top businesses together with students most likely to be tomorrow's successful business professionals. During No Limits, 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 several prominent Ottawa-area organizations such as the Canada Revenue Agency, Rogers, the Ottawa Senators and accounting firms.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Sarwar Qureshi, CPA, CA, principal at Paterson & Company. Sarwar helps incorporated professionals and owner-managed businesses succeed. He is also a popular accounting professor at Algonquin College and has delivered tax seminars with Invest Ottawa.

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

WHAT: No Limits Ottawa Conference
SPEAKER: Sarwar Qureshi
WHEN: Wednesday, May 17 from 8:45 a.m. to 12:15 p.m.
Sarwar Qureshi speaks at 9:00 a.m.
WHO: CPAs hosting Ottawa-area high students at business learning session
WHERE: Desmarais Building, University of Ottawa, 55 Laurier Ave E., Ottawa

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.

Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Perry Jensen
    Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario
    416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735, ext. 271
    pjensen@cpaontario.ca