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Welcome to the Association for Financial Professionals - Ottawa

AFP-Ottawa is recognized as providing its members with timely and relevant speaker and networking events that promote an exchange of knowledge and ideas for 21st century solutions to the challenges facing Ottawa treasury, risk and financial professionals.

AFP-Ottawa organizes monthly luncheon or cocktail reception meetings where speakers present relevant topics from the following areas of treasury and finance:

Treasury Management Cash, Working Capital and Technology
Corporate Finance Legislative, Regulatory and Accounting 

Risk Management

A Letter from our President

Dear Treasury and Finance Professional,

Our AFP-Ottawa Board of Directors is committed to delivering another year of events presented by subject experts covering topical issues for Treasury and Finance Professionals across the National Capital Region's various organizational sectors. We hope our events also provide you with the opportunity to connect with your peers and perhaps make some new connections!   

Our June 12th, 2019 Annual General Meeting and Special Guest Speaker luncheon event featured BMO Financial Group's keynote presentation titled: "The Joy and Pain  of ISO20022". Our special guest speaker, Kate Risch Choi, Senior Product Manager, BMO Financial Group provided insight into how ISO20022 will change the Canadian Payments landscape and improve the payment experience by enabling automation, faster payment speeds and offer a platform for innovation.

In our June 12th, 2019 Annual General Meeting, our AFP-Ottawa membership also elected Neal Tejwani, Manager Corporate Financing, Hydro Ottawa and AFP-Ottawa's current Program Chair as the new President of AFP-Ottawa for the 2019-2020 Program Year. Our AFP-Ottawa membership also elected and welcomed the following new 2019-2020 AFP-Ottawa Board members:

Nata Maggio, Director, Treasury and Risk Management, CBC/Radio-Canada    Stephanie Forsyth, Manager, Finance Operations, Export Development Canada                                                                                              Sylvain Hardy, Senior Manager, Public Sector and Not-for-Profit Group, CIBC Commercial Banking

We also recognized the following long-tenured and departing AFP-Ottawa Board members for their commitment, dedication and invaluable contributions to AFP-Ottawa:

Lisa Presley, AFP-Ottawa Secretary and Director and Team Lead, Cash Managerment, CIBC Commercial Banking                                        Stephanie Swimmings, AFP-Ottawa Nominating Committee Chair and Manager, Corporate Banking & Accounts Payable, Export Development Canada                                                                                              John MacKinnon, Retired (Canada Post Corporation)                                      Debra Cowan, AFP-Ottawa Publicity and Sponsorship Chair and Chief Financial Officer, The Canadian Real Estate Association    

Finally, I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the AFP-Ottawa Membership, Sponsors, Guests and Board of Directors for providing me the privilege and pleasure to serve as AFP-Ottawa's President for the past five years. It has been an incredible experience to work with our dynamic and engaging AFP-Ottawa Board to advance the Association's mandate in our National Capital Region. It is now my pleasure to pass the torch to Neal Tejwani as the new President of AFP-Ottawa who has continuously demonstrated his ongoing commitment to the Association.                                               

Au nom du conseil d'administration de l'AFP-Ottawa, nous tenons également à adresser des remerciements spéciaux à nos commanditaires 2018-2019:

Notre commanditaire platine : Desjardins Business

Nos commanditaire ors : Banque Scotia/Scotiabank, BMO Financial Group, RBC/Banque Royale, Banque Nationale/National Bank et L'Association Canadienne De L'Immeuble/The Canadian Real Estate Association.

Ainsi que nos commanditaires argent: Bank of America Merrill Lynch et Carleton University’s Sprott School of Business.

Merci à tous pour votre soutien précieux et continu à l'AFP-Ottawa.

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Our AFP-Ottawa Board of Directors hopes our Membership. Sponsors and Guests have an enjoyable summer. We look forward to welcoming you at our September 2019 Launch Event to unveil AFP-Ottawa's exciting 2019-2020 Program!               

Best regards,                                                                                          

Anju Malhotra                                                                                   Past-President, Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) - Ottawa

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