The Western Tune Up

The Tune Up took place August 25, 2022, at the Delta Hotel Edmonton South Conference Centre in Edmonton (4404 Gateway Blvd NW). This full-day professional development conference provided members with tools and tips to help them succeed in their career development, as well as granted them 5 CPD credits.

You can find the full schedule below:


Time  SessionSpeaker
08:00 – 08:45  Registration and Networking 
08:45 – 09:00  Opening Remarks 
09:00 – 10:00  Emotional Wellness in Catastrophes – How to Keep
  Well When Your World is on Fire
Dr. Michael Marshall
10:00 – 10:30  Networking Break 
10:30 – 11:15  How to Be PersuasiveJoe Boughner, Comptrollership Training Centre
11:15 – 12:00   Connecting with the FMCD TeamJulien Cadieux and Shannon Nauss, Office of the Comptroller General
12:00 – 13:00  Lunch and ACFO-ACAF town hallDany Richard
13:00 – 14:00  Navigating Workplace ConflictsMatthew Létourneau, ACFO-ACAF
14:00 – 15:00  Senior Leadership Fireside ChatDany Richard, ACFO-ACAF
Senior Government of Canada Official (TBC)
15:00 – 15:30  Networking Break 
15:30 – 16:30  Bridging the Gap – The Intergenerational WorkplaceKristen Cumming

While masks will not be mandatory, we strongly recommend and encourage the use of high-quality, well-fitting masks while not actively eating or drinking. We will have a supply of masks on-site.

Reminder: CT Symposium 

If you haven’t already, make sure to grab tickets for the CT Symposium – an exciting learning and development two-day conference presented October 26 and 27, 2022, by the Comptrollership Training Centre, ACFO-ACAF’s in-house training institute. 

Pioneer athlete Dr. Hayley Wickenheiser, olympic gold medalist Waneek Horn-Miller, corporate culture expert Dr. Ivan Joseph and others will share their secrets for finding your place in change. 

For ACFO-ACAF members, online access starts at $315 and in-person passes to the full event and career fair start at only $630, but capacity is limited so act fast! This early bird pricing is only available until August 31.  

Learn more and register here: 

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