Letter from the President

Fellow Finance Professionals,

As COVID-19 has impacted our day to day life, AFP Calgary has also been seeking options to adapt to these environment changes. We have had to forego some of the in-person luncheons and replace them with web sessions. Thanks to our AFP Calgary chapter’s excellent coordination, we have continuously provided value to our community.

Even though our footprint is limited these days, our desire for growth develops further.  AFP Calgary is pleased to advise that  Treasury Education Portal is live! As we all know, treasury is a profession that covers a wide range of subjects, and each company has a different focus on a daily basis. It is not uncommon in our lives that we run into a new subject and we need to make a multi-million dollar decision in a few weeks. AFP Calgary is aimed to prepare our members with basic understanding of all those subjects and access to local experts to enhance our decision making.

The portal contains short videos and some reading materials to provide you with basic understanding of the subject. If further learning is required, we are happy to connect you to the specialist in our network for your specific questions.

However hard we try, we still cannot do this alone. We are calling for experts in our community to contribute to this meaningful cause. Together we are stronger and smarter! Please see below a few topics to start with. We will continue to refresh and add as time goes on.

Please contact us by emailing admin@afpcalgary.org if you have a topic or a video in mind and would be able to contribute. This will benefit our whole community.

To access the education page, please purchase a membership here or login to your membership account.

Stay safe,
Jue Zheng, CFA

President
Association for Financial Professionals – Calgary

*Please note, an AFP Calgary chapter membership is distinct from an AFP international membership.

January 2022

Panel Discussion: Canadian Economic Outlook Update

January 20 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Webinar Calgary, AB Canada

Canada's economy has had a bumpy journey since the pandemic, with hopes that vaccine access could mean a return tempered by emerging variants such as Omicron, the future economic landscape is expected to be influenced by many factors such as supply-chain and the global energy crisis, the employment and housing markets, inflation that has crept

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November 2021

Economic Update with Avery Shenfeld, Ph.D., Chief Economist, CIBC

November 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Webinar Calgary, AB Canada

Please join us for a WEBINAR event with Avery Shenfeld, Ph.D. Chief Economist of CIBC Capital Markets on November 23. In addition to providing an overview of the economic outlook and recovery indicators for Canada and the U.S., we will discuss the key issues of the period. This will be followed by a question and answer

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December 2021

Treasury Transformation – Why Open Banking is a Game Changer

December 7, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Webinar Calgary, AB Canada

Open Banking promises to shake up not only the role of treasury, but businesses themselves. “Faster payments are real-time transactions – but open-banking APIs represent a move towards real time business. Join this panel of experts on December 7, moderated by Lorraine Lobo, JPMorgan Chase & Co., who will discuss the concept of open banking, what

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Global Macroeconomics Outlook: A brief 2021 review and looking ahead into 2022

December 14, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Webinar Calgary, AB Canada

Join us as George Goncalves, Head of U.S. Macro Strategy at MUFG  presents a brief 2021 review and looks ahead into 2022. This session will cover a brief review of 2021 that includes; U.S. Policy Responses (Fed and Fiscal Changes), U.S. Economy Review (Growth, Jobs and Inflation) and Global Key Developments (including Canada, Japan and

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Board of Directors

Samuel Liaw
Samuel Liaw
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Gbubemi Wilkie
Gbubemi Wilkie
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Jian Chen
Jian Chen
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Andrew Endl
Andrew Endl
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Sameer Teja
Sameer Teja
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Roger K Yee
Roger K Yee
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Graham Perry
Graham Perry
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Chris Radke
Chris Radke
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Farrah Panjwani
Farrah Panjwani
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Zane Bahari-Robart
Zane Bahari-Robart
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