The CPAEF Speaker Series helps post-secondary institutions bring PD to their accounting educators by providing funding of up to $2,500 twice a year to bring a speaker of their choice to their school. Please note that preference will be given to applications where the speaker content can be shared with faculty from more than one institution, or where faculty from more than one institution will be invited to attend. Access the application form.

Deadline for submissions: Spring/Summer Call by February 28; Fall Winter Call by August 15.

The CPAEF hosts a biennial Accounting Educators' and Academics’ Symposium. CPABC members who are accounting educators in BC are invited to attend this unique opportunity to learn and exchange ideas about the latest developments in the accounting profession.

In 2024, the symposium will be held online virtually on Tuesday, June 25 and feature a presentation and workshop on academic dishonesty by Dr. A. Flostrand and Dr. J. Lam.

Register for CPAEF Academics' & Educators' Symposium

The Chartered Professional Accountants’ Professorship in Accounting at the University of British Columbia was established through a legacy foundation in 1996. This post is offered to a senior accounting scholar whose research interests and reputation round out the needs of the accounting division at UBC, and who plays a prominent role in the development of the accounting curriculum and is actively involved in teaching at both the graduate and undergraduate levels. In addition, this individual is expected to champion the accounting profession within the faculty and serve as a spokesperson for the UBC Accounting program in the professional community. The CPA Professorship in Accounting is currently filled by Dr. Kin Lo, PhD, FCPA, FCA.

Dr. Dennis Chung, CPA, CA, currently holds this fellowship, which supports professors in conducting fundamental research of interest to the accounting profession, leading to publications in accounting journals.

The PD Reimbursement for High School Teachers and Counsellors program provides reimbursement for certain sessions offered through the CPABC PD program, including sessions on Excel, pivot tables, business intelligence, information and business technology, people management, strategy, governance, risk, and human resource management. Visit the CPABC PD website to see course offerings

To apply for reimbursement, complete the application form and submit it with a copy of your receipt of payment along with a letter of support from your school principal. This special program is offered exclusively to BC high school teachers and counsellors who are part of the CPABC Teacher Colleague program. To find out more about the Teacher Colleague program contact Larry Jung.

Download the Reimbursement Form

Application deadline:  May 15 or November 15 of each year

The CPAEF offers grants of up to $10,000 for academic accounting research. Proposals are accepted from all research-based institutions in British Columbia twice a year and may be submitted at various stages of the research process (initial start up funds, later stage funding, etc). For more details please see the guidelines.