Upcoming Event


Date: July 16 – 20, 2024
Time: 7:30 AM – 4:30 PM (MST)

Venue: Best Western Premier Calgary Plaza Hotel & Conference Centre, 1316 33 Street NE, Calgary, AB T2A 6B6.


In attendance:
The 59th ICAN President (Dr. Innocent Iweka Okwuosa, FCA), ICAN Vice President (Chief Davidson C.S. Alaribe, FCA) and The ICAN Registrar & Chief Executive (Mr. Mukaila Ayinla Lawal, FCA)

Special Guest of Honour:
Ambassador Adeyinka Olatokunbo Asekun,
Nigeria High Commissioner to Canada

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nigeria ICAN Canada District Society
Under the Distinguished Chairmanship of Mr. Blessing Familusi, FCA, MBA, CPA, CGA

Welcomes participants to the

9th International Accountants’ Conference - CALGARY 2024

(In-Person Edition)


Ms. Kamaru Aminat, CPA, CGA, ACCA, CISA

Manager, Enterprise Risk, MNP LLP Canada. Was Manger Risk Assurance, PriceWaterhouse Coopers (PWC) Nigeria. She has CFA Investment Foundation Certificate and Project Management Professional Certificate. Topic: Review of Accounting Profession and Technology Synergy.

Alex Stuart, BSc.

President, Carbon-Block Inc, Canada Was Co-founder and Chief Operating Officer of Sycamore Energy Inc, an Ergonomist, Manitoba Growth Enterprise and Trade, member of the Canadian Standards Association, a registered safety professional with over 13 years of experience in Renewable Energy. Topic: Disruptive Technology and AI Upskilling for Accountants.

Dr. Sunday Oladunni, PhD, MPP

Economist, Revenue Forecasting and Economic Modelling, Ministry of Treasury Board and Finance, Government of Alberta, Canada. was a Policy Analyst, Operational Policy, Ministry of Energy, Government of Alberta, Canada He was Economist 1, Monetary Policy Department, CBN, Abuja, Nigeria and relationship Manager and Credit Analyst at Zenith Bank PLC, Nigeria. Topic: Decision Making Optimization through Data Mining.

Liezel Pistorus, CFE, CIA, CCSA, ISO/IEC27001, IAEP

Senior Manager in KPMG's Forensic practice in Canada with 14+ years of professional experience. She's worked with clients across the world (Africa, Australia, North America- US & Canada, Europe and Asia Pacific. She is a seasoned forensic investigator specialising in digital forensic technology services. She specializes i digital forensic & incidence response (DFIR), forensic data analytics (FDA), eDiscovery, investigations of fraud and misconduct, litigation Support & pro-active fraud risk advisory, regulatory compliance, cyber-related incident, and cryptocurrency investigations. She’s the President & Chair of the Board of Directors – Institute of Internal Auditors (Calgary Chapter). Topic: Accountants in the Era of Diversified Profession.


Previous ICAN Canada Conferences

8th International Accountants' Conference - Ottawa 2023

Theme: Risk Management and the Shifting Sands.
In-Person Conference
(July 18- 22, 2023)

7th International Accountants' Conference

Theme: The Professional Accountant as an Agent of Governance.
Virtual Conference
(Nov. 10- 11, 2022)

6th International Accountants' Conference

Theme: Transformation: A Catalyst for Thriving in a Disrupted Environment Virtual Conference
(Oct. 14-15, 2021)

5th International Accountant's Conference

The evolving role of Accountant in Governance, Risks & Compliance
Virtual Conference (Dec.10-11, 2020)

4th International Accountants' Conference

Theme: Application of Emerging Technologies Towards Enhancing The Role Of Accountants
Edmonton, Alberta
(July 16-21, 2019)

3rd International Accountants Conference

Theme: Accounting: A Profession In Transition
Winnipeg, Manitoba
(July 18-22, 2018)

2nd ICAN Canada International Accountants' Conferenc

Theme: "Economic Recession: Pathways to a Turning point”.
Toronto, Ontario
(July 19 - 23, 2017)

1st ICAN Canada International Accountants' Conference

Theme: Fiscal responsibility as a vehicle for boosting National Economy
Calgary, Alberta
(June 29 - July 2, 2016)