200 Elgin Street, Suite 601
Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1L5
Tel: (613) 569-1158
Fax: (613) 569-4532

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About Capital Chapter

Welcome to the FMI-Capital Chapter!

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The FMI is a dynamic, contemporary organization dedicated to public sector financial management. The FMI-CC's purpose is four-fold:

  1. To be the leading advocate and pre-eminent source in the National Capital Region on sound financial management practices related to the accountable,  economical, efficient and effective management of public sector resources;
  2. To promote members' understanding of the best practices for the management of resource in the public sector through meetings, professional development days,  seminars, lectures, articles and news published in the fmi*igf journal, and other  suitable means as determined by the Board of Directors;
  3. To provide continuous learning and networking opportunities for members to  enhance their knowledge of developments in public sector resource  management;
  4. To actively facilitate and encourage the networking among members and the broader public sector resource management community.


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Current Events 2017-2018



Agenda to come

Ottawa Marriott Hotel, 100 Kent Street, Ottawa, ON

Thursday • January 24th, 2019

Join the FMI-CC for an exciting day focused on Leadership!  In collaboration with the OCG, APEX and others, we will take you through the key leadership competencies as well as practical experience exercises and tools to take back to your workplace.  This initiative is a first in the FMI-CC professional development portfolio and is at the request of the OCG and leadership partners.  This session will be engaging and interactive and will address the challenges of a much needed practical discussion about leadership today in the public service!

This day will be of interest to all levels including EX minus one.   We will offer practical tips and tools for those wishing to join the executive ranks.

Keynote Speakers:

Roch Huppé, Comptroller General of Canada, Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Michel Vermette, Chief Executive Officer, Association of Professional Executives




Current Trends in Accounting

Agenda to come

Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert)

Thursday • February 21st, 2019 

At this unique, highly targeted one-day seminar, you can listen to an unmatchable team of financial experts from both the public and private sectors who will supply you with up-to-date information and expert guidance on the latest developments and best practices in accounting, internal controls and cyber security.

Participants will get an overview of key trends that will define the public sector accounting landscape going forward. As well, attendees will receive an update on the latest techniques to improve internal controls in the government sector. They will also hear from a cyber security expert who will share their insights on government security trends and the impact upon the accounting and financial reporting sector.

As always, our PD Day seminars promise to have thought provoking discussions and lively feedback between participants and speakers.



Project Management in the Public Sector - Lessons Learned

Agenda to come

Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert)

Thursday • May 30th, 2019

Are you interested in learning more about what it is to be a good project manager? If so, Project Management in the Public Sector is THE PD event you will not want to miss! The Day encompasses the following objectives:

1)    Project Management Fundamentals and Tools

2)    Relevant use of Project Lifecycles

3)    Challenges and Best Practices with Project Management Practice

This PD Day aims to provide those who are interested in project management with insight into current policies and best practices on how to better scope, plan, monitor, and report on time-limited project initiatives. The workshop will help participants understand how to use available guides and tools to assess the complexity and risks of departmental projects, and prioritize them based on available resources. Successful projects don't just happen - every project needs a manager and this workshop will show you just how success can be achieved!

This session is ideally suited for professionals involved in project management, program delivery, audit, financial management or strategies. This PD Day would also be of interest to those who are clients of the government, and private sector professionals who are involved with managing projects. 



Government Priorities of the Day - Budget 2019

Agenda to come

Location: Ottawa Sheraton (150 Albert St.)

Thursday • June 13th, 2019

The FMI Capital Chapter has had a fantastic year and we are going out with a bang! This is the PD Day you will not want to miss! We have once again, enlisted engaging speakers to highlight some of the Government of Canada's key priorities that are of interest to you and your organization. Dynamic senior leaders, from both inside and outside Government, will share their perspectives on the various government priorities by sector: Economic Policy Priorities; Social Policy Priorities; and Innovation as a top priority. The day will feature several exciting keynote speakers throughout the day.

This PD Day is ideally suited for those involved in delivering on these key priorities, new entrants to the public service, aspiring leaders, those involved in strategic policy, program delivery, financial management or strategies and federal budget submissions. The PD Day will also be of interest to those who are clients of these initiatives and those who wish to understand interactions between departments and central agencies, and the Federal Budget process.