Spring Payroll Summit: Pacific Region

Join the Canadian Payroll Association this March for a day of valuable professional development! This unique one-day learning experience will offer a variety of payroll education and soft-skill development sessions from experts in their field.Join us for this unique one-day learning experience offering payroll education, soft-skill development and peer-to-peer networking.


Time Description Speaker(s)
7:30 AM – 8:00 AM Registration & Breakfast
8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
Conference Opening
  • CPA Update
  • Executive Director of Employment Standards for British Columbia
Steven Van Alstine
William Boyte
9:10 AM – 10:25 AM Concurrent Sessions – TRACK A
A1: Taxable Benefits – Open Mic
A2: Overcome Self-Doubt and Ignite Your Personal Power
Steven Van Alstine

Summer Innanen
10:25 AM – 10:50 AM Networking Break
11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Concurrent Sessions – TRACK B
B1: Getting Ready for a Payroll Audit
B2: Focused Execution: How to Boost Your Productivity and Get More Done
Dawn Irmscher
Scott Friesen
12:15 PM  - 12:25 PM
1:15 PM - 2:15 PM
Welcome Lunch
Keynote: Charting your Course to Resilience
Charmaine Hammond
2:25 PM – 3:40 PM Concurrent Sessions – TRACK C
C1: Small Steps to Personal Power as a Payroll Professional
C2: Communicating for Success During Difficult Conversations 
Nathan Aswell
Charmaine Hammond
3:50 PM – 4:15 PM Closing


Dress code is business casual. Please dress in layers to accommodate temperature fluctuations.

CANCELLATION POLICY: All cancellations must be received in writing. Cancellations received before February 9 are subject to a $150 (plus applicable taxes) cancellation fee. No refunds will be granted after February 9, 2018. The CPA reserves the right to change or substitute program dates or content without further notice and assumes no liability for these changes.