Here are links to some upcoming free professional development seminars. My thanks go out to colleagues who took the time to send me some of these. If you know of any others, please let me know.
Special Valuation Series: Valuations in the cleantech industry - MaRS Best Practices Seminars, November 19, 2010, 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Beyond the Hockey Stick—The Art of Realistic Forecasting – MaRS Best Practices Seminars, December 8, 2010, 12:00 – 1:30 pm
Lived it Lecture with Geoff Cape (of Evergreen) – Part of MaRS Entrepreneurship 101, November 24, 2010, 5:30 – 6:30 pm
Miller Thomson seminars on recent legal developments related to charities and non-profit organizations: Cambridge, November 25, 2010, 8:30-11 a.m; Toronto, December 7, 2010, 7:30 – 9:45 am
Deloitte offers regular seminars and webinars.
Transfer Pricing, PWC Waterloo, November 25, 2010, 8:30 – 10:00 am.
How to Hire the Right Employees, St. Catharines, November 23, 2010, 3:30 – 5:00 pm
Not for Profit 2011: Addressing the Business Challenges and Risks, Toronto, November 30, 2010, 8:30 10:00 am
KPMG Year-End Tax & Accounting Update – various locations and times; Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises – January 26, 2011, national webinar, various locations. Registration page found here.
WeirFoulds Seminar for Accountants – Toronto, November 23, 2010, 9:00 – 11:30 am
Gowlings is offering complimentary one-hour tax breakfast seminars this fall
Heenan Blaikie is offering complimentary two-hour breakfast seminars in Toronto this fall on labour and employment issues.
Canada Revenue Agency offers frequent public seminars, some of which are of interest to practitioners, eg. introduction to SR&ED claims. Here is the full list of Ontario sessions.