Industry Leaders Gather to Explore Global
September 24, 2013
Toronto, ON International experts and Canadian industry leaders will provide insights into the growing impact that developments in foreign jurisdictions are having on Canadas investment funds industry at The Investment Funds Institute of Canadas (IFIC) annual leadership conference.
What: IFICs 2013 Leadership Conference Canadas pre-eminent networking and information event for the mutual funds industry
When: Wednesday, October 9, 8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Where: The Carlu, 444 Yonge Street, Toronto
Why: Our conference theme Global Trends Canadian Perspectives recognizes the growing impact that developments in foreign jurisdictions are having on Canadas investment funds industry.
Who: IFIC board chair Glen Gowland, Managing Director & Head, Canadian Wealth Management Advisory, Scotiabank, will set the themes for our day and share new research from the Conference Board of Canada on the industrys economic contributions;
A panel of industry leaders will give conference participants an insiders perspective on what is top of mind for some of the industrys CEOs. The panelists will draw on their extensive experiences to discuss competitive challenges, international operations, global trends and opportunities, and what they expect the industry to look like in 10 years.
Senior executives from international fund associations in the U.K., Australia, and the U.S. will talk about recent regulatory and market-generated changes in their jurisdictions that are being watched by Canadas regulators.
In the afternoon, well examine trends in extraterritorial initiatives, how firms should be readying themselves to deal with increasing foreign reporting, and hear how overseas firms are meeting worldwide market challenges with new products.
These sessions will draw together the industrys most senior leaders and representatives for important discussions exploring the way forward for the fund industry and investors.
Special Guest Speaker:
Storyman Peter Guber, Chairman and CEO, Mandalay Entertainment Group is an executive, entrepreneur, and bestselling author of Tell To Win - Connect, Persuade, and Triumph with the Hidden Power of Story.
About the Audience: About 350 key executives from every facet of the industryinvestment fund CEOs, presidents, SVPs, directors and managers, mutual fund dealers, financial planners and advisors, compliance officers, suppliers and affiliates, and staff of national organizations and regulatory agencies.
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