Administrative Professionals Day Event – April 25, 2014

Hello everyone, attached is our event notice for the 52nd Annual, Administrative Professionals Day event taking place at the RBC Convention Center on April 25, 2014 8:00 am – 11:30am.  


As a way of giving back to our members, we have included a special IAAP member price of $40, non-members is $50. 

Administrative Professionals Day 2014

Non-Members Registration:


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April is Administrative Professionals Month!

The IAAP Winnipeg Chapter will be hosting a special event for Administrative Professionals on Friday, April 25.  Additional details will be posted soon.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, March 11, 2014


IAAP Winnipeg would like to extend an invitation to all Administrative Professionals to attend our upcoming professional development session called— 

Financial Statements, what are they and what do they tell us.

BIO— Nico Velthuys CMA, C.I.M.

Nico is a designated accountant with a CMA designation; he has a diverse background and experience. After working at Safeway for 10 years he obtained his designation in management and from there moved into the accounting field. Starting as the assistant to an accountant he was soon promoted into a more senior role as the controller of the organization. He obtained his CMA designation and went to work for a national company in which he held several management positions. Upon completing some term work as a senior executive he went on to teach accounting and economics at Red River College. Currently he is the Manager of Finance and Administration for the Canadian Mental Health Association, Winnipeg Region.


Description of the different required financial statements and their presentation under the new rules of the International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS) compared to the Generally Accepted Accounting Standards (GAAP).

Relationships between financial statements and where to find answers to some questions.

Understanding what the numbers mean.

Possible warning signs that could mean the organization is not doing as well.

IAAP Meeting Notice March 11 2014

Date: Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Location: Red River College, Roblin Centre (formerly Princess St. Campus)

160 Princess—cafeteria for networking/dinner /A204 for session (look for signage)

Dinner: menu TBC / vegetarian option available


Networking: 5:00

Dinner: 5:45

Speaker/Education Session: 6:30

Business Meeting: 7:30

Cost: Guests: $20.00 Members: $15.00

RSVP: Janice Fotheringham at

by 4:00 pm Thursday, March 6, 2014.

Next Meeting: Tuesday, February 11

IAAP Winnipeg would like to extend an invitation to all Administrative Professionals to attend our upcoming professional development session on Tuesday, February 11 with presenter Mark Nelson from the Red River College.

The Five W’s of Cloud Computing

In this workshop we will learn the who, what, when, where and why of some of the cloud computing platforms such as SkyDrive, Dropbox, Google Drive and iCloud. This presentation is a roadmap and will help you define the way ahead if you decide to move forward and place your files in the cloud.  We will cover both the business and the personal use of Cloud Computing.

Short Biography:  Mark Nelson – Author / Educator and Technology Consultant

Mark Nelson is a web designer, author and all-round technology geek.  After serving 26 years in the Canadian Navy as a Naval Combat Information Operator, he capped his military career by researching, writing and publishing the 2003 book “Winnipeg’s Navy: 80 Years of the Naval Reserve in Winnipeg”.  Mark is currently employed as the Technical Systems and Support Supervisor at the Red River College Library.  He teaches Web Design topics such as HTML, CSS, Photoshop and Flash.  As well, he preaches Social Media topics such as Twitter and Facebook.

RSVP: Janice Fotheringham at by 4:00 pm Thursday, February 6, 2014.

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