Navigating Disruption in the Accounting Space in Canada 2.0 | Tenant Talks
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In a post-pandemic world, with the majority working from home, why do you actually need an office? What will be its key uses? What processes have changed during Covid19 that have brought new habits not to be lost?

Learn from Canadian companies in the accounting industry and how they are planning for the future of space in a post-pandemic world.

December 9, 12:00pm PST

Vancouver, Canada

Free, RSVP Required

Featured Panelists


GVA Regional Managing Partner | KPMG Canada

As Regional Managing Partner, Walter leads BC’s largest and oldest professional services firm, operating with 1,450 people in 12 offices across the Province. Walter also serves on KPMG’s National Clients & Markets Committee, overseeing client service and market development across Canada, is part of KPMG’s National Digital Leadership Team responsible for internal and client-facing digital transformation, and helps lead KPMG’s Vancouver Ignition Centre, a disruptive innovation and design thinking lab dedicated to exponential technologies and business transformation. With a 30 year career at KPMG, Walter enjoys leading conversations with clients, business leaders and organizations on the challenges and opportunities at the intersection of digital transformation, business model disruption, and changing environmental, social and economic dimensions affecting businesses and their broader stakeholders.

Previously, Walter was KPMG’s Partner-in-Charge of Tax in GVA for nine years. Throughout his career, Walter has maintained an industry focus in real estate, advising developers, REITs, funds and syndications. In 2016, Walter was recognized as a Fellow of the Chartered Professional Accountants (FCPA).


Region Real Estate Services Leader | Ernst & Young


Americas Experience Leader | Real Estate Services | Ernst & Young

Grace is a registered interior designer and has over 25 years of experience. With a project portfolio that spans multiple market sectors Grace has a rich and diverse experience through her work as a Senior Interior Designer and Design Manger for international design firms such as Perkins+Will and HKS. Grace received her Bachelors of Design from the University of Florida and is a professional member of NCIDQ, IIDA and LEED BD+C.

Panel Moderator



Experienced in tech, HR and leadership operations, Rocky is one of Canada’s most passionate
advocates on the NoW of Work. He supports the notion that technology, a sharing economy and
the connected generation has dramatically changed the way companies attract, engage and retain
their people.
Rocky brings 10-years of executive HR and operations leadership in large enterprise organizations,
including 5-years of startup tech experience. He held the role of Vice-President and Head of
Corporate Innovation for the BC Tech Association before co-founding the NoW of Work Inc.

Event Partner


Aura Office Environments is an innovative design-build company led by workplace strategy. We are focused on creating experiential office environments that celebrate and enhance your distinct company culture.

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December 9, 2020
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm PST
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Vancouver, British Columbia Canada

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