Technology in Accounting and Big Data Courses and Conferences

Technology in Accounting


Avoiding Identity Theft, Fraud and Cyber Crime – CPA Ontario (Online). Learn to identify trends in scams, red flag employee theft, understand cardholder agreements, recognize identity theft and understand how to
avoid situations. $110. CPD 2 hrs.

Robotic Process Automation Certificate – CPA Ontario (Online). Build skills in software automation that help streamline work, but also improve how organizations manages resources through challenging times. $759. CPD 14 hrs.

Al and the Future of Accounting – CPA Ontario (Online). Intersection of Al and Finance logistics to improve business efficiency and learn to implicate cyber security and preparation into a workplace.
Members $69, Non-Members $75. CPD 1 hr.

Preparing for Automation and Al – CPA Ontario (Online). Understand how automation and Al are affecting accounting and finance professions. Learn about the types of problems that may be encountered and how to
solve. $87. CPD 1.5 hrs.

The Future of Jobs – CPA Ontario (Online). Financial experts, innovators and digital entrepreneurs discuss industry trends, which job functions are particularly susceptible to automation and disruption and adapting to
the future. Members $132, Non-Members $160.60. CPD 2.25 hrs.


The Infinite CPA Summit: Shaping the Modern Accountant Through Tech – CPA Ontario (In-person, Toronto). September 19, 2020. Attend a panel of debates, keynote presentations and TED-Talk style presentations from experts and tech gurus. Members $495, Non-Members $565. CPD 6 hrs.

Accounting Technology Seminar Series (Online). Options for two-hour sessions from October 8, 15, 22 & 27 2020. Explore the latest technology for Accountants with a ‘virtual trade show’ after sessions for direct conversation with partners. $49.95. CPD 8 hrs.

National Technology Forum 2021 – CPA Canada (Online). January 11-12, 2021. Explore the technologies that are revolutionizing accounting and finance. $495. CPD 20 hrs.

Big Data


Certificate in Big Data Analytics – York University (Online). September 15, 2020 – March 15, 2021. Learn data analytics foundations, methods for analysis, analytic tool sets and how to provision data for analysis. $2,925.

Management of Enterprise Data Analytics – University of Toronto (Online). Learn how to manage big data with tools and techniques used by global practitioners. $1,145 per course (3 required courses).

Navigating Data Analytics – CPA Canada (Online). Learn how to harness the power of data science to enhance business intelligence and deliver precise, high-quality insights to stakeholders. Members $595,
Non-Members $715. CPD 5 hrs.

Data Management Certificate – CPA Canada (Online). Explore turning data into meaningful insights for strategic decision-making during this program. Members $2,995, Non-Members $3,595. CPD 33 hrs.


2020 Big Data, Analytics, Al and Machine Learning Conference – (Online and In-person, Toronto). September 29-30, 2020. Develop strategies to create a data-driven organization, enhance business decision
making, improve customer experiences and monetize big data. $595.

Big Data and Analytics – Summit Canada (Toronto). March 3-4, 2021. Event for data and analytics leaders to connect with hundreds of peers and discuss big data business and technical uses, Al, and ROI optimization
with analytics. $1,895.


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