Across the Regions: CPA Manitoba Virtual Event

Join us for an afternoon of learning and connection!

CPA Manitoba is excited to host a free virtual event for members, candidates and students living outside the Winnipeg area. This event will include two professional development sessions, as well as region specific networking rooms.

Event Schedule
2:00 – 2:15 pm – Welcome & Presentation - Geeta Tucker, FCPA, FCMA - President & CEO, CPA Manitoba

2:15 – 3:00 pm – Introduction to Unconscious Bias - Priti Shah, LL.B - PRAXIS Consulting

3:00 – 3:05 pm – Wellness Break

3:05 – 3:50 pm – Fry No More! Bye-Bye Burnout, Hello Resilience – Shannon Gander – Life Work Wellness

3:50 – 3:55 pm – Wellness Break 

3:55 – 4:30 pm – Regional Networking Rooms 


Introduction to Unconscious Bias
Priti Shah, LL.B - PRAXIS Consulting
One of the most pervasive barriers to inclusion in any workplace or organization is unconscious bias. Uncovering the ways that unconscious bias influences people can lead to more inclusive and productive workplaces. This session will explore:

-What is unconscious bias? 
-How unconscious bias works in people's brains
-Common types of unconscious bias
-Strategies for reducing the impact of unconscious bias in recruitment, retention and employee engagement

Fry No More! Bye-Bye Burnout, Hello Resilience
Shannon Gander – Life Work Wellness
Are you tired of the burnout cycle? Do you find work-life balance an on-going challenge? You’re not alone! Knowing resilience and our mental health go hand-in-hand, this skill-building workshop is focused on strategies for increasing resilience, managing the body’s stress response and breaking the burnout cycle. Using the best of neuroscience, this session is packed with practical and portable skills for those that want to better understand resilience and change small habits that have immediate positive impacts on our energy, productivity and joy. In this session, participants will learn:

-Brain secrets for stress resiliency
-Practical ways to incorporate mindfulness into your day
-How to kick the worry habit to be present at work or home
-To shift from work-life balance to work-life boundaries
-How to mentor resiliency skills to your peers to protect their mental health
-How to work hard without frying


Regional Networking Rooms
Connect with members, candidates and students in your area in one of the following regional networking rooms:

-Morden, Winkler & Area Region
-Northern Region
-Parkland Region
-Steinbach & Area Region
-Westman Region


Virtual Platform
The event will be hosted in PheedLoop – a premier virtual event platform. Login credentials will be sent two days prior to the event. Please note that this event will be delivered live. Recordings will not be available following the event.


Registration closes on January 21, 2021.

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If you are a student or candidate wanting to participate, please contact Madison Takeuchi.