AFP Edmonton works hard to provide events that are of interest to finance and treasury professionals.  If you have an idea for a future event please contact us and we will try to accommodate your request.


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Upcoming events

    • 26 Apr 2021
    • 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM (MDT)
    • Online Virtual Presentation (Webex)

    Bank of Canada Economic Update

    Dear members and subscribers,

    We are delighted to welcome Calista Cheung, Regional Director (Economics), Bank of Canada. Calista will present the Bank of Canada’s latest outlook for the global and Canadian economies, risks to the outlook, and factors behind recent interest rate decisions. 

    All comments issued by our guest speaker at this event are off the record. No video recording of any kind is allowed throughout the event. Thank you for your understanding.

    Register for this great event, hosted by our friends AFP Vancouver to secure your spot. Registrants will receive the webinar link closer to the event date. This event will now be hosted via Webex.


    Speaker: Calista Cheung
    Regional Director (Economics), Bank of Canada

    Calista Cheung was appointed as Regional Director (Economics) at the Bank of Canada's Regional Office for British Columbia and the Yukon in June 2014. In this capacity, she directs research and analysis on economic and financial developments in the region. She also plays a major role in communicating the Bank's messages to a variety of external audiences and promoting an exchange of views on the economy and monetary policy.

    Ms. Cheung first joined the Bank in 2003 as an economist in the Current Analysis Division of the Research Department and then became a senior analyst in the Asia-Europe Division of the International Department. She moved to the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) in Paris in 2009 as an economist in the Economics Department and was subsequently promoted to senior economist there. Ms. Cheung has also worked at the European Central Bank in a secondment, and at the Federal Reserve Bank of Boston as a research intern.

    Ms. Cheung was born in Ottawa. She received a Master’s degree in Economics from Boston University and a Bachelor of Commerce with Joint Honours in Economics and Finance from McGill University.

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    • 03 May 2021
    • 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM (MDT)
    • Online Virtual Presentation (WebEx)

    Negative Interest Rate Environments: Perspectives from an Economist, a Treasurer and a Banker

    Cathy Pin, HSBC

    Michael Dobner     Michael Eberhard     Jude Leclerc
       PwC                        ADP                       HSBC

    AFP Edmonton is delighted to join our friends at TMAC Toronto in virtually welcoming Michael Dobner, partner at Pricewaterhouse Coopers' Consulting & Deals Group and the National Leader of the Economics & Policy Practice, Michael Eberhard, Corporate Vice President and Treasurer of Automatic Data Processing, Inc. (ADP) and Jude Leclerc, Canada Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management (GLCM) Products for HSBC, to discuss negative interest rate environments.

    This panel, consisting of a banker, an economist and a treasurer, will be moderated by Cathy Pin, Canadian Head of Global Liquidity and Cash Management Client Management, HSBC. This panel will provide a broad perspective on the economic drivers that can potentially cause a negative interest rate environment, a global perspective of negative interest rates, how treasury can prepare for and react to negative interest rate environments and how banks are helping their clients in these environments.

    The event is eligible for 1.2 CTP credits.

    We look forward to having you join us at this upcoming event!


    AFP Edmonton Board of Directors

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    • 31 May 2021
    • 9:00 AM (MDT)
    • 04 Jun 2021
    • 12:00 PM (MDT)
    • Online Virtual Conference

    2021 Payments Canada Summit

    Join us from May 31 - June 4 at Canada’s largest payments conference, The 2021 SUMMIT.  Taking place virtually, The Payments Canada SUMMIT is a 5-day Canadian payments conference that brings together key industry players to exchange ideas on the future-state of payments.

    Register here or email us at to obtain your discount code for 47% off your ticket price at

    Please contact us at if you have any questions.

    You can also follow us on LinkedIn for the latest information and updates.

Past events

24 Mar 2021 Payments Canada: Modernization Initiatives and Payments Trends
24 Feb 2021 Sustainable Finance Market Outlook and Calgary AGM
20 Jan 2021 Open Banking Panel
24 Nov 2020 The Economy and Markets: Waiting for a Shot in the Arm
26 Oct 2020 AFP Edmonton AGM and Special Guest Kristen Cumming
21 Oct 2020 Fraud and Cyber Security Insights in the Current COVID-19 Environment
22 Sep 2020 Bringing operational insight to a Treasury/Tax function
17 Sep 2020 Navigating Alberta's Economy in a COVID World
27 Feb 2020 State of the Insurance Industry
05 Dec 2019 2019 Charity Mixer - Christmas Bureau
14 Nov 2019 Tax Planning and Dispute Resolution
24 Sep 2019 Mergers and Acquisitions
18 Jun 2019 Annual General Meeting and Wine Tasting
21 May 2019 Design Thinking
25 Apr 2019 Leading Transitions in Your Team
25 Apr 2019 AFP 2019 Spring Series
07 Mar 2019 Alberta Economy 2019: One Thing That Matters a Little, and Five Things That Matter a Lot
06 Dec 2018 Christmas Bureau Charity Mixer
20 Nov 2018 Local Perspective on Global Market
18 Oct 2018 An Update on Modernization
18 Sep 2018 Understanding and Leveraging Blockchain in Treasury and Finance
14 Jun 2018 2018 Annual General Meeting: Mercer Tavern
15 Mar 2018 Managing Climate Risk & the Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
25 Jan 2018 2018 Horizons Speaker Series (Two Events)
25 Jan 2018 Edmonton’s Economic Outlook
06 Dec 2017 2017 Member Appreciation Event: Brewster’s
15 Jun 2017 Call for Nominations and Annual General Meeting
24 May 2017 What Does Sustainability Mean for Business?
23 Mar 2017 2017 Member Appreciation Event: Mercer Tavern
21 Feb 2017 Rebuilding Alberta’s Economy in 2017
31 Jan 2017 US and Canadian Growth Prospects
31 Jan 2017 2017 Economic Speaker Series (Two Events)
14 Dec 2016 Member Appreciation Event: Craft Beer Market
17 Nov 2016 Association Cyber Risk and Risk Transfer
27 Sep 2016 Managing Through Change
15 Jun 2016 Annual General Meeting: Art Gallery of Alberta
19 May 2016 How Lower Oil Prices are Steering Edmonton’s Housing Markets
21 Apr 2016 The Current Alberta Downturn: is it 2008-09 or 1982-89?
22 Mar 2016 Member Appreciation Event: Beer Revolution
20 Jan 2016 Leadership During Turbulent Times
10 Dec 2015 Member Appreciation Event: Mercer Tavern
19 Nov 2015 Alberta’s Economic Outlook
16 Jun 2015 Annual General Meeting: CRAFT Beer Market Around the World Ex-Beer-ience
13 May 2015 What’s New and Exciting in Edmonton!!!
18 Mar 2015 Alberta Economy 2015: Who should worry… and who shouldn’t?
22 Jan 2015 Understanding the Current & Future Employment Market for Finance Professionals
09 Dec 2014 Member Appreciation Event: Mercer Tavern
19 Nov 2014 Lessons Learned from a Large Banking System Installation
23 Oct 2014 Standard & Poor’s Rating Services- Credit Trends in Canada’s Oil and Gas Sector
24 Sep 2014 The City of Edmonton: Then and Now – Economic Development Plan 1990’s to Today
25 Jun 2014 Annual General Meeting: Yellowhead Brewery - Premium Brewery Tour and Tasting
20 May 2014 Where Are We Going From Here? An update on the Edmonton Real Estate Market
19 Mar 2014 FX Derivatives for Corporates
27 Feb 2014 Elephant in the Room - Hazards unique to high net worth individuals
29 Jan 2014 The Changing Asset Backed lending landscape in Canada
09 Dec 2013 2nd Annual AFPC-E Christmas Bureau Silent Auction
27 Nov 2013 Economic Update and Outlook for Alberta
30 Oct 2013 Unification of the Accounting Profession in Alberta and throughout Canada
25 Sep 2013 Evolution of Local Boy’s Success Story
17 May 2013 Spring Fundamental and Technical Outlook: A Changing Landscape
17 Apr 2013 International Trade Finance
20 Mar 2013 Public-Private-Partnership (P3) Financing
21 Feb 2013 Get to the Next Level – A Learning-based Approach to Strategic Planning
29 Jan 2013 The Boiling Frog Dilemma: Saving Canada from Economic Decline [FREE FOR MEMBERS]
11 Dec 2012 "The Christmas Bureau" Silent Auction
28 Nov 2012 The Character Triangle
17 Oct 2012 Building Financial Literacy in Alberta Youth: A Case Study
12 Sep 2012 Alberta and Energy: Leadership for a Prosperous Future
19 Jun 2012 AFPC Edmonton Annual General Meeting and Wine Tasting Event
02 May 2012 EPCOR’s Recent Acquisition in The United States
21 Mar 2012 Business Etiquette: The New Rules in a Digital Age
29 Feb 2012 Insights on Canadian, US and Global Economies
17 Jan 2012 Hockey Canada - Managing the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championships
06 Dec 2011 Alberta’s Economic Outlook
18 Oct 2011 Sovereign Rating Trends
28 Sep 2011 Global Market Turmoil – Extreme Currency Volatility and Strategies to Manage the Associated Risks
09 Jun 2011 Annual General Meeting/Cocktail Reception
17 May 2011 Spring Economic Update 2011
28 Apr 2011 Trends Changing the Landscape of Interactive Entertainment
16 Mar 2011 The EPCOR Strategy
31 Jan 2011 The Economic Impact of Edmonton’s New Arena
09 Dec 2010 The Role of the Oil Sands
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