MFOA's 2017 Annual Conference
is open for Registration!

"The world as we have created it is a process of our thinking. It cannot
be changed without changing our thinking." - Albert Einstein

Join your colleagues at the MFOA 2017 Annual Conference & Trade Show at Blue Mountain Resort in the Town of The Blue Mountains September 20 – 22, 2017. We have built our conference based on the topic priorities you submitted to us. Our theme this year is “Changing Landscapes – Together Towards Tomorrow”.

Find out what strategies are most effective and discover how your peers are tackling similar issues you're facing. The MFOA Annual Conference is the must-attend conference for today’s municipal finance professional.

2017 Conference Highlights Include:
  • Leading Edge Case Studies
  • Annual General Meeting
  • Valuable Networking Opportunities
  • Discussion Forums
  • Industry Experts at the Exhibitor’s Tradeshow
  • Gala Dinner and Live Entertainment
  • .. And much more!

NEW in 2017!
  • LIVE STREAMING – register an individual or a group and attend the conference virtually!
  • TUESDAY WORKSHOPS – maximize your travel budget, extend your conference and benefit from the additional professional development opportunity
  • MOBILE WEB – customize your conference program, access session information and materials, connect with the exhibitor experts and network with your colleagues
What Else Do You Need to Make the Decision?
Below are just a few tools we've put together to help you convince your boss—or convince yourself—that MFOA Annual Conference 2017 is the most important event you'll attend all year!
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Tools for Convincing
Use the following tools to demonstrate the tangible benefits of attending MFOA Annual Conference 2017 to your manager. These tools will show your manager that you’ve done your research, built your business case, and are serious about attending. Manager Letter
Customize this letter to help your manager understand why MFOA Annual Conference 2017 is one of the most cost-effective and valuable conferences for you.

Session and Exhibitor Worksheet
Customize this worksheet to outline the sessions you will attend, and detail how these sessions will help solve any workplace challenges. Additionally, list the exhibitors you plan to visit; if you’re currently reviewing suppliers, this is the perfect opportunity to request demonstrations and see the products and services firsthand.

Investment Worksheet
Fill out this worksheet to approximate the financial investment required for you to attend.
Keynote Speaker: Rex Murphy
Social Commentator, Editorialist & Distinct Canadian Voice

  The one and only Rex Murphy is a trusted face and voice across Canadian media. Audiences can expect to be simultaneously informed and entertained by Rex’s provocative commentary. He knows what makes Canadians tick, and what drives our political and social affairs. Rex makes us important, reminds us we have culture beyond hockey. His thought-provoking, sometimes stinging commentary and original insights are delivered through a vocabulary to make Webster’s consider updating. You will be informed, infuriated perhaps, but always fascinated.

Visit the following links to register or for more conference details:

Click to download the pre-conference brochure
Click to download the session abstracts

For Delegates:
Click for delegate registration – attend in person
Click for delegate registration – attend via livestream

For Exhibitors:
Click for exhibitor registration
Click for Annual Conference sponsorship opportunities
Click for exhibitor floor plan

Live Stream Details: NEW in 2017 – you can now register an individual or a group and attend the conference virtually! The live stream registration will include all Thursday and Friday plenary sessions in the main room as well as the most popular concurrent session for each of session blocks (Thursday, Sept 20: 11:15 – 12:15 / 1:30 – 2:30 / 3:00 – 4:00 and Friday, Sept 21: and 10:30 – 11:30 concurrent session blocks) as well as the 9:15 – 10:15 Discussion Forum on Friday.
The concurrent sessions will be confirmed based on the session popularity pulled from the registrations. We will post the confirmed sessions that will be included in the live stream session by August 31, 2017.

CPD: The MFOA Annual Conference 2017 qualifies for over 16 verifiable CPD credits (continuing professional development). Simply request your certificate after the conference.

“Progress is impossible without change, and those who cannot change
their minds cannot change anything.” – George Bernard Shaw


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