For additional savings on PD, click on the Save on PD - PD Passports tab to learn more.
There are some exceptions which are clearly noted within the event listing in the Event Registration Portal.
For all other PD events (including conferences, conventions, symposiums, certificate, executive and residential programs, etc.) pricing is listed alongside each event.
New Member Pricing
New CPAs receive a 50% discount on PD for one year from their admission to membership. Some programs are not eligible for this discount.
Take advantage of great savings on PD with your purchase of a PD passport. If you are a new CPA, you will automatically receive discounted pricing on PD within your first year of membership.
Personal PD Passport
As a CPA or a student in the CPA program, you have exclusive access to significant savings with the purchase of a Personal PD Passport.
Personal PD Passports are $810, plus HST — a savings of $450!
A Personal PD Passport is the equivalent of three full day seminars, in person or online. Once you have completed your Personal PD Passport, you will continue to receive reduced pricing for additional PD seminars.
Note: although some offerings, like conferences and certificate programs, are not passport eligible, passport holders will receive reduced pricing for these events.
Once you purchase a passport, it is captured as credit on your account in the Event Registration Portal. With the credit, you can register for half-, full- and two-day seminars at the reduced pricing listed above. Passports are valid for
seminars before December 31, 2015 and cannot be extended beyond their expiry date.
Log in to your account in the Event Registration Portal and click PD Passport in the left navigation to purchase a Personal PD Passport and begin saving on PD today.
Organizational PD Passport
Designed for organizations and firms interested in purchasing PD for more than one staff member, Organizational PD Passports are fully transferrable among all the staff in an organization and can be purchased by non-members, as well as CPAs.
Organizational PD Passports are $1,920 plus HST, a savings of up to $1,200.
Once purchased, a passport is captured as credit on an administrator’s account in the Event Registration Portal. With the credit, the administrator can register themselves and staff for half-, full- and two-day seminars (in person and online) at the reduced passport pricing rate. Passports are valid for seminars before December 31, 2015 and cannot be extended beyond their expiry date.
Registration must be completed 48 hours before the event date.
Confirmation of Registration
A confirmation of event registration is emailed to individuals upon registration. If you haven’t received a confirmation email at least 48 hours prior to an event, please contact CPA Ontario to ensure that your registration was received at 416.969.4321 or 1.800.387.0735, ext. 4321.
CPA Ontario does not distribute printed copies of materials. All materials are distributed electronically to attendees. Please ensure your email address on file with CPA Ontario is accurate prior to the event to ensure you receive program materials.
Registrants must submit withdrawal and transfer requests at least 14 days prior to the event to receive a credit on their account in the Event Registration Portal, a withdrawal service charge will apply. Registrants who do not withdraw before the deadline will not receive credit for the seminar. No exemptions will be made. Conferences, Conventions, Symposiums, Certificate, Executive and Residential Programs all have different withdrawal deadlines indicated on CPA Ontario’s website.
CPA Ontario reserves the right to cancel events. If an event is cancelled, registrants will be notified and issued a full credit on their account in the Event Registration Portal.
Full-day courses include breakfast, lunch and beverages.
Requests for vegetarian meals and information concerning specific food allergies should be indicated in the “special instructions” section of the online registration process.
The information collected in this registration portal is used for the purposes of registration for professional development products. An individual has the right to privacy in respect of information of a personal nature known to CGA Ontario that is unrelated to registration or not required to be disclosed in respect of the fulfillment of CGA Ontario’s regulatory responsibilities. CGA Ontario may disclose your personal information to CPA Ontario and to provincial or national accounting bodies for the purposes of providing services to Firms, Members, Students and Applicants and to third-party providers for the purposes of providing Member benefits.