Fall 2021 Fall Professional Development Seminar

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Join Us for our Fall 2021 Professional Development Seminar scheduled for October 21 & 22, 2021

RTaising the Bar

About The 2021 ATAP Fall Professional Development Seminar

Where better to spend your time this fall than with us here at ATAP as we explore topics and ideas designed to improve the services offered to your clientele right across Canada. Join us as we continue to "Raise the Bar".

With all the changes that life is throwing at us, we need to keep up to date with the changing times... and this is our goal (see agendas below).

And for your nightly pleasure, the Social Committee (combined with the Seminar Committee) has put in place a night of fun and laughter!!!! With every registration, you are entitled to come join us in a comedy night put together by the Unknown Comedy Club!!!!

DATES:  October 21 & 22, 2021.

Can't attend our seminar live? No problem - the seminar will be recorded so that you can watch the presentations whenever you can fit them into your schedule.


Fall Seminar 2021 DAY 1 Agenda
Thursday, October 21, 2021
Practice Management

 Day 1 focuses on many current issues facing practitioners, including new challenges such as the new Compilation standards and CRA notable items with business updates on Covid regulations.

Proposed Speakers
Corey DeJean, Director, ATAP ATAP Lounge 12:00 - 12:30
James Peterson, Chairperson, ATAP Opening Comments 12:30 - 12:45
James Rhodes - TaxationLawyers Legal Tax Update 12:50 - 1:35
Walter Williams - Vine and Partners CRA Hot Items and New Rules / Family Transfers 1:45 - 2:45
James Peterson, Michael Cote, Frank Arnold Practitioners Handbook 3:00 - 4:30
Ryan Mallough - CFIB CFIB Business Update 4:30 - 5:30
Unknown Comedy Club Entertainment/Social 6:00 - 7:30

Fall Seminar 2021 DAY 2 Agenda
Friday, October 22, 2021
Practice Management

Day 2 focuses on ideas and tools to grow your practice, a practical overview of new Compilation engagement from a CPA’s perspective and an Employment law, COVID-focused update from Canada’s leading employment lawyer.

Proposed Speakers
Corey DeJean, Director, ATAP ATAP Lounge 11:30 - 12:00
James Peterson, Chairperson, ATAP Opening Comments 12:00 - 12:15
Michael Lewis, President, Michael Lewis Training The Road to Recovery:

Embracing Our Spirit of Resilience and Moving Forward!
12:15 - 1:15
David Merritt, President, Client Track Practice Management tools/the Why and How 1:30 - 2:30
Mark Oresti, Vine and Partners Compilation Engagements -CRS 4200 2:45 - 3:45
Howard Levitt Covid Employment Law Update 4:00 - 4:45
ATAP Board Members Closing comments & wrap up 4:45 PM

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