CPA Centre for Public Policy and Innovation in Accounting Events

The long term vision of the CPA Ontario Center for Public Policy and Innovation in Accounting is to enable the convergence of scholars across disciplines for study and dialogue on the future state of the accounting profession.

Current Events

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Past Events


Webinar on Sustainability Reporting

Friday, May 14, 2021

The COVID-19 pandemic has increased the focus on various environmental, social, and governance issues by investors, policy makers, and educators. Competing frameworks, absence of a standard, measurement uncertainty, different measures of materiality, inconsistent reporting methods, boilerplate language, and comparability are numerous challenges among others hindering the widespread adoption of sustainability reporting, and these challenges are somewhat interrelated. In our Sustainability Reporting Webinar, our panelists collectively addressed these sustainability reporting challenges that are of critical importance to all the stakeholders. 


Goodman Symposium 2021: Future of Accounting

Friday, February 19, 2021

Collectively reimagining what work, life, business and education will look like after COVID-19 was the focus of discussion at the annual accounting symposium hosted by the Goodman School of Business CPA Ontario Centre for Public Policy.

The centre’s 2021 symposium, Business in the Post-Pandemic Economy: Ensuring Sustainability in Business and Education took place on February 19, 2021. The keynote speaker was Jean McClellan, National Consulting People and Organization Leader at PwC Canada.

Goodman Symposium 2020: Future of Accounting

Friday, February 21, 2020

With an increasing number of processes becoming automated in the accounting profession, the human experience is becoming more important than ever, says leading academics in the field.

The need for critical thinking and communication skills was a reoccurring topic of discussion Friday, Feb. 21 at the Future of Accounting Symposium hosted by the CPA Ontario Centre for Public Policy at Brock University’s Goodman School of Business.