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Upcoming events

    • 07 Dec 2021
    • 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
    • Webcast
    Registration is closed

    Treasury Transformation - Why Open Banking is a Game Changer

    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, moderated by Lorraine Lobo, JPMorgan Chase & Co., who will discuss the concept of open banking, what is required to make open banking successful and the impact and opportunities it presents for businesses.

    Michelle Beyo
    CEO & Founder

    FINAVATOR is an award-winning FinTech and Payments Consultancy. Michelle is also a strategic advisor to FinTechs, a Money 20/20 Rise Up alumni, a Global Council Member of Women in Payments, the Membership Chair at Canadian Prepaid Providers Organization, a Payment Advisor at National Crowdfunding and FinTech Association of Canada, and a Board Member at Open Banking Initiative Canada.   Michelle Beyo was named the “Top 30 Best CEOs of 2021” by The Silicon Valley Review and FINAVATOR was awarded "Most Influential Leader in FinTech Consulting - Canada" in 2020.

    Andrew Boyajian
    Executive Director- Alternative Payments and Fintech
    J.P. Morgan

    Andrew leads product commercialization and modernization of alternative payments and evaluate fintechs for opportunities and growth. With expertise across the payments industry, Andrew previously served as Head of Banking, North America for TransferWise, expanding the company into Canada, the US, and Mexico as well as managing its strategic financial partnerships. He also served as Director of International and Payments at Kickstarter,  financial operations roles at Google and Eventbrite.

    Elena Litani
    Co-founder and Chief Product Officer
    Pillar Financial

    Pillar Financial, a Canadian neobank for small and medium businesses.  Elena has almost two decades of experience as payment, product and technology executive in the financial industry.  Her previous roles included VP of Engineering at KOHO (Canada neobank for consumers), Director of Product at nanopay (paytech), senior Blockchain innovation Product Lead at TD Bank and senior pre-sales architect at IBM.   Elena has actively participated in numerous Opening Banking consultations; was elected member of the Stakeholder Advisory Committee (SAC) for Payments Canada as well as elected member of FinTech Advisory Committee, OSC LaunchPad.   Elena is also a recipient of the Innovation Award of Women in Payments in (2019) and one of the 35 women selected globally  out of 500+ applicants to Money20/20’s first inaugural Rise Up Program (2018).

    Andrew Obee
    Ficanex Technology Inc.

    FICANEX Services democratizes access to technologies and solutions for financial services providers. Working with over 160 Canadian financial institutions, FICANEX Services enables accelerated innovation through collaborative partnerships and its legacy network.  A dynamic leader in the Canadian financial services market with deep expertise in banking, payments, and Fintech. 

    We look forward to connecting with you virtually soon!


    TMAC Toronto Board of Directors


    Virtual Educational Event


    Tuesday, December 07, 2021 (1:00 PM to 2:00 PM)


    Webex link will be shared in the registration confirmation email.

    Event Cost: Members - FREE

                         Non-Members: $25.00

    Please click here to register for the event.

    We look forward to connecting with you virtually on December 7th!

    Best regards,


Past events

18 Nov 2021 AFP Calgary Invites: Liability Management with Andrew W. Lee, CIBC Capital Markets
17 Nov 2021 Alternative Reference Rates - LIBOR Transition: Industry and Market Update ***Hosted by AFP-Ottawa***
03 Nov 2021 Supply Chain Finance and Optimizing your Working Capital**Hosted by TMAC-Toronto***
26 Oct 2021 Fraud and Cyber Security Insights - Keeping Your Organization Safe ***Hosted by AFP-Ottawa***
20 Oct 2021 Working From Home, Best Practices***Hosted by AFP-Vancouver***
19 Oct 2021 Canadian Payment Methods and Trends 2021 Report***Hosted by AFP-Montreal***
28 Sep 2021 How to Access Working Capital to Drive Growth and Innovation: A Conversation with GoGo Quinoa***Hosted by AFP-Montreal***
15 Sep 2021 AFP Ottawa 2021-2022 Program Launch Fireside Chat with Patricia Gauthier, Moderna Canada
24 Jun 2021 Foreign Exchange Tactics and Tools ***Hosted by AFP Calgary***
09 Jun 2021 Webinar: Bank of America, Export Development Canada, and Shopify: How have they adapted to the COVID-19 Pandemic?
09 Jun 2021 AFP-Ottawa 2020-2021 Program Year Annual General Meeting
31 May 2021 The 2021 Payments Canada Summit - Registration Discount for AFP-Ottawa Members
12 May 2021 Dynamic Discounting of Payables: The Bell Story***Hosted by AFP-Montreal***
03 May 2021 Negative Interest Rate Environments: Perspectives from an Economist, a Treasurer and a Banker***Hosted by TMAC Toronto***
26 Apr 2021 Bank of Canada Economic Update***Hosted by AFP Vancouver***
20 Apr 2021 Excel in Your Job, Prepare for the Future You Want: Certification for Treasury and Finance Professionals ***Hosted by AFP-Montreal***
24 Mar 2021 Payments Canada: Modernization and Initiatives***Hosted by AFP-Montreal***
24 Feb 2021 AGM and Sustainable Finance Market Outlook ***Hosted by AFP Calgary***
20 Jan 2021 Open Banking ***Hosted by AFP-Montréal with Limited Virtual Seats Available***
24 Nov 2020 The Economy and Markets: Waiting for a Shot in the Arm featuring Avery Shenfeld, Managing Director and Chief Economist, CIBC Capital Markets - Webinar Event***Hosted by AFP-Montréal with Limited Virtual Seats Available***
21 Oct 2020 Fraud and Cyber Security Insights in the Current COVID-19 Environment
30 Sep 2020 AFP-Ottawa 2019-2020 Program Year Annual General Meeting
22 Sep 2020 Bringing Operational Insight to a Treasury/Tax Function
15 Jul 2020 WEBINAR Event: "SWIFT Updates"
22 Jun 2020 AFP-Ottawa WEBINAR Event: "20/20 Hindsight: What Treasury Learned from COVID-19"
12 Feb 2020 Technology Trends in Treasury .. 2020 and Beyond
15 Jan 2020 Panel Discussion: Canadian Economic Outlook Update
20 Nov 2019 Money Creation - The Role of the Bank of Canada and Canadian Chartered Banks
29 Oct 2019 Preparing for the (L)IBOR Transition
18 Sep 2019 AFP-Ottawa's 2019-2020 Program Year Launch Event: FX Market Update & Outlook
12 Jun 2019 AFP-Ottawa Annual General Meeting and Special Guest Speaker - SOLD-OUT!
17 Apr 2019 2019: Modernizing Canadian Payments - A Vision for the Canadian Payments Ecosystem
15 Jan 2019 Panel Discussion: Canadian Economic Outlook Update - SOLD-OUT
21 Nov 2018 Green Bonds – An Issuer’s Perspective
24 Oct 2018 SOLD-OUT! The Transformation of the Financial Industry and the Application of Artificial Intelligence
19 Sep 2018 AFP-Ottawa's 2018-2019 Program Year Launch Event: Ottawa Light Rail Transit P3 - Lessons Learned
13 Jun 2018 AFP-Ottawa Annual General Meeting and Special Guest Speaker - SOLD-OUT
18 Apr 2018 Building for Business Opportunity: An Update From Payments Canada
13 Feb 2018 Global Payments Trends and Payments Modernization Case Studies - SOLD OUT
16 Jan 2018 Panel Discussion: Canadian Economic Outlook Update
15 Nov 2017 Cybersecurity and Payment Fraud: A Challenge for Treasury
19 Sep 2017 AFP-Ottawa's 2017-2018 Program Year Launch Event: Ottawa's Innovation Hub!
08 Jun 2017 AFP-Ottawa Annual General Meeting and Special Guest Speaker
19 Apr 2017 Modernizing the National Payments Systems: An Update from Payments Canada
28 Feb 2017 FX Markets in 2017: Risks, Trends and Outlook
18 Jan 2017 Panel Discussion: Canadian Economic Outlook Update
16 Nov 2016 Negative Interest Rates - Estimating Canada's Effective Lower Bound
19 Oct 2016 Liquidity Management: Strategies and Evolving Regulatory Landscape
22 Sep 2016 AFP-Ottawa's 2016-17 Program Year Launch Event: Ottawa 2017 Celebration!
09 Jun 2016 AFP-Ottawa Annual General Meeting and Guest Speaker
20 Apr 2016 Payments System Modernization: An Update From The Canadian Payments Association
24 Feb 2016 Treasury in 2016: Managing Complexity
20 Jan 2016 Panel Discussion: Canadian Economic Outlook Update
01 Dec 2015 Forging New Frontiers: A Review of Emerging Models in Government Financing
21 Oct 2015 Social Engineering: Understand the Risks and Learn How To Help Protect Your Organization
24 Sep 2015 AFP-Ottawa's 2015-16 Program Year Launch Event: Featuring Cyril Leeder, President of Senators Sports & Entertainment
10 Jun 2015 AFPC-Ottawa Annual General Meeting and Guest Speaker
22 Apr 2015 The Changing Landscape in Canadian Payments
17 Feb 2015 Panel Discussion: Global Treasury Overview
20 Jan 2015 Panel Discussion: Canadian Economic Outlook Update
02 Dec 2014 “Fraud: Are You Protected?”
18 Nov 2014 “Treasury Workflow on Bloomberg, Managing Foreign Exchange Risk and Hedging Strategies”
23 Sep 2014 AFPC-Ottawa 2014-15 Program Year Launch Event: Featuring Jeff Hunt, President of OSEG Sports
12 May 2014 Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) programs and AFPC-Ottawa Annual General Meeting
23 Apr 2014 Our Annual Roundtables - Buffet Lunch starts at 12:00. Discussions start at 12:10 PM
24 Mar 2014 Networking Social - Food and Wine Pairing 101!
22 Jan 2014 Speaker Event: 2014 - Challenges and opportunities for pension plans
20 Nov 2013 Treasury at the Crossroads: Leveraging the Potential of Treasury 3.0.
27 Oct 2013 2013 AFP Annual Conference
23 Oct 2013 Speaker Event: The changing nature of global payments and the implications for originators, facilitators and beneficiaries.
25 Sep 2013 Program Year Kick-off!! Networking Social - Join us when you can!
11 Jun 2013 AFP of Canada Treasury Management Forum
05 Jun 2013 Canada Post Presentations and Annual General Meeting
17 Apr 2013 Speaker Event - Moving the Receiver General for Canada into the Digital Age – How the Federal Government is taking the lead (Lunch starts at 12:00 PM)
09 Apr 2013 Euro-Finance - Cash, Treasury and Risk Management in Canada
27 Feb 2013 Networking Social - Tosca Ristorante - Join us when you can!
15 Jan 2013 Speaker Event - Remote Deposit Capture
21 Nov 2012 Round Table Discussions
23 Oct 2012 Networking Social - Drop in anytime after 5PM!
14 Oct 2012 2012 AFP Annual Conference
25 Sep 2012 Women in Payments Symposium
18 Sep 2012 Speaker Event - Making Sense of the Market
12 Jun 2012 AFP of Canada Treasury Management Forum
06 Jun 2012 The CPA's Biennial Conference
16 May 2012 Monthly Meeting and Annual General Meeting
18 Apr 2012 Supply Chain Finance - Global Trends and Best Practices
15 Feb 2012 Rating Banks. How's it done?
18 Jan 2012 Economic Update: So Where to from Here?
16 Nov 2011 Global Payment Trends and Activities
19 Oct 2011 Counterfeit Documents: Can You Tell the Real One from the Fake?
21 Sep 2011 The European Debt Crisis: Collapse or Renewal?
23 Jun 2011 AFPC Ottawa Golf Tournament
14 Jun 2011 AFP of Canada Treasury Forum
18 May 2011 Monthly Meeting and Annual General Meeting
20 Apr 2011 Monthly Meeting - ETF's
16 Feb 2011 Monthly Meeting - Payment System Review Task Force Update
19 Jan 2011 Monthly Meeting - Annual Economic Update
22 Nov 2010 FMI PD Week 2010 - Risk and Control - Striking the Right Balance
17 Nov 2010 Monthly Meeting - Finance Canada's Activities during the Great Recession
07 Nov 2010 2010 AFP Annual Conference
20 Oct 2010 AFPC Ottawa Symposium - Striving for Gold
20 Sep 2010 Society of Canadian Treasurers (SCT) Executive Roundtable
15 Sep 2010 Monthly Meeting - Mobile Payments
13 Sep 2010 Euro-Finance - Cash, Treasury and Risk Management in Canada
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