June 12 & 13, 2019
The Waterside Inn

 

Join the Questica staff and some of its partners for two days of great networking opportunities and education sessions at our joint Questica Connect event and our Questica Regional User Group (QRUG) meetings for K-12, local government & healthcare.

 

The first day of sessions on June 12, 2019 is open to all public sector organization customers and guests including government, education and healthcare, and will feature discussions about budgeting best practices and tools, along with sessions about getting the most out of Questica’s Budget, OpenBook and Budget Book solutions. Connect with our team and your peers, and mingle at our optional networking reception at Posta Italbar Cucina at the end of the day.

 

On June 13, 2019, also hosted at the Waterside Inn, our QRUGs meetings are for our K-12, healthcare and local government customers and complimentary for attendees. Registration is required to attend.

 

Why attend?

 

CONNECT: Network with experts and peers to generate new ideas for your department and organization.
LEARN: Innovate your approach to budgeting, performance and transparency to drive broader benefits across your organization.
COLLABORATE: Hear about the successes and challenges of your peers. Plus discuss and exchange best practices and new learnings.

 

It’s an opportunity for you and your organization to find out how Questica can help transform your budgeting process to: ensure greater accuracy and efficiency, achieve greater usage and collaboration, and deliver better results through strategic reporting and performance management. Our goal is to help Questica users to get the most out of our budget, performance, transparency and engagement solutions.

Agenda

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 12, 2019

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Registration Opens and Breakfast

*Morning and lunch portion complimentary for registered attendees.

9:00- 9:15 AM

Welcome and Introduction

Speaker: Craig Ross, Chief Revenue Officer, Questica

9:15 - 10:30 AM

Customer Panel Session on #BudgetTransformation

Host: Max Parkinson, Director, Sales

Speakers:

Kate Holmes, Greater Saskatoon Catholic Schools

Phillip Carmichael, Ontario Northland

Chris Schneider, City of Burlington, ON

10:30 - 10:45 AM

Break

10:45 - 11:45 AM

Bonfire Strategic Sourcing Solutions

Speakers: Anthony Berry, Cam Davies, and Andrew Wilgar, Bonfire

11:45 AM - 12:00 PM

Break

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Networking Lunch and Questica Solutions Update

Speaker: James Orr, Product Manager, Questica

1:00 - 1:10 PM

Break

1:10 - 2:00 PM

*Afternoon Customer Sessions (paid registration)

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

Questica Budget – Advanced Calculation Engine

Learn more about our powerful new solution-wide Advanced Calculation Engine to Questica Budget Suite to enable public sector organizations to create complex models for revenue, projections and activity-based costing. We’ll be showing a number of examples along with Q&A.

Speaker: Kyle Wheaton, Senior Developer, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Creating a Better Budget Book

Speaker: Jamie Black, President, F.H. Black & Company

Room: TBD

2:00 - 2:10 PM

Break

2:10 - 3:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

Questica Budget – Analytics & Reports: Tips & Tricks

Speaker: Brett D’Amelio, Project Manager, and James McCall, Director, Professional Services, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Engaging Stakeholders for Better Budgeting

Speaker: Chris Adams, President, Balancing Act

Room: TBD

3:00 - 3:10 PM

Break

3:10 - 4:00 PM

BREAKOUT SESSIONS:

Best Practices for Communicating Financial Information

Speakers: Jamie Black, President, F.H. Black & Company

Room: TBD

 

Questica OpenBook

A look at what’s new, what’s next, Project Explorer for Capital Projects, and open Q&A.

Speaker: Taki Stewart, Manager, Development, Questica

Room: TBD

 

4:00 - 4:10 PM

Break

4:10 - 5:00 PM

Questica Budget – Analytics & Reports: Tips & Tricks

Speaker: Brett D’Amelio, Project Manager, and James McCall, Director, Professional Services, Questica

Room: TBD

 

Questica Budget – Advanced Calculation Engine (repeat)

Speaker: Kyle Wheaton, Senior Developer, Questica

Room: TBD

 

5:00 - 5:15 PM

Closing Remarks

5:30 - 7:00 PM

Networking Dinner at Posta (optional)

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 13, 2019

*K-12, Government and Healthcare QRUGs Sessions Run Concurrently. Note: will run based on the number of registered attendees.

8:00 - 9:00 AM

Registration Opens and Breakfast

9:00 - 10:15 AM

Welcome and Agenda

 

Speaker: Wendie Leest, Manager, Customer Success

 

Questica Budget General Session

Facilitators: James Orr, Product Manager, James McCall, Director, Professional Services, and Mike Newsome, Customer Success

10:15 - 10:30 AM

Break

10:30 - 11:30 PM

Government Breakout 1

Facilitators: James McCall, Director, Professional Services, and Mike Newsome, Customer Success

 

Healthcare & K-12 Breakout 1

Facilitators: Chris Gulka, Project Manager,  James Orr, Product Manager, Nancy Renton, Customer Success, and Matt Arch, Customer Success 

11:30 AM - 12:30 PM

Networking Lunch

12:30 - 1:30 PM

Government Breakout 2

Facilitators: James McCall, Director, Professional Services, and Mike Newsome, Customer Success

Healthcare Breakout 2

Facilitators: Brett D’Amelio, Project Manager, James Orr, Product Manager,  Dustin Ide, Senior Account Executive Healthcare, and Matt Arch, Customer Success 

 

K-12 Breakout 2

Facilitators: Chris Gulka, Project Manager, Jeanette Lampe, Senior Account Executive K-12, and Nancy Renton, Customer Success 

1:30 - 1:45 PM

Wrap-up and QRUG Next Steps

Registration Info

EARLY BIRD RATES

Registration Informration

Complimentary

June 12, 2019 - Half-Day (AM only) - Individual Rate Rate

$275*

June 12, 2019 - Individual Rate (Including Reception)

$250*

June 12, 2019 - Multiple Attendee Rate (Including Reception)

$225*

June 12, 2019 - Individual Rate (No Reception)

$200*

June 12, 2019 - Multiple Attendee Rate (No Reception)

Complimentary

June 13, 2019 - K-12 /Healthcare/ Local Government QRUG Customer Attendee

*Plus applicable taxes. CAD Dollars.

Register for the Questica Connect - Mississauga event today!

Venue

The Waterside Inn

15 Stavebank Rd S, Mississauga, ON L5G 2T2

Accommodations

Questica has reserved a limited number of rooms at the Waterside Inn for our attendees.

 

Please call (877) 264-7770 and mention that you are attending the Questica Connect event to book your overnight accommodation for our event.

 

Questions?
If you have questions about the event, please contact Questica’s Marketing Team.

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