WAISC

WAISC is Canada’s premier alternative event when it comes to the scope, depth and breadth of its attendees, be it hedge fund managers, exempt market product providers and dealers, investors, advisors, financiers, service providers or other industry experts.

OUR PAST Speakers

WAISC Calgary 2013 - Bill Rice, Chair and  		Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Securities Commission
WAISC Calgary 2013 - James McGovern, Managing  		Director & CEO, Arrow Capital Management Inc.
WAISC Calgary 2013 - Craig Skauge, President  		& Founder, NEMA
WAISC Calgary 2013 - Ron Kosonic, BLG;  		Nadine Wellwood, WealthTerra Capital Management Inc.; Randy Kraft, KPMG
WAISC WEST 2012 - Pat Bolland, Veritas Communications  		and Kevin O'Leary, O'Leary Funds
Harry Markopolos, Madoff Whistleblower
Philippa Malmgren, Principalis Asset Management
Lawrence McDonald, Author of \"Lehman Brothers, A Colossal  		Failure of Common Sense\"
Richard Bookstaber, Sr. Advisor United States Securities  		& Exchange Commission
Ian Bremmer, Eurasia Group
Daniel Altman, Acclaimed Economics Professor at NYU's  		Stern School of Business
Sebastian Mallaby, Author of \"More Money Than God:  		Hedge Funds and the Making of a New Elite\"
Peter Hayes, KPMG
Ingrid Pierce, Walkers
Kevin Birkett, Dubai International Financial Centre
WAISC Calgary 2013 - Bill Rice, Chair and Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Securities Commission

12+ years of running Canada’s largest alternative conference has enabled us to cultivate relationships with some of the top performing hedge fund managers, exempt market product providers and the Canadian investor community. With over 350+ attendees annually, the quality of WAISC attendance affirms its North American relevance and reputation as the most comprehensive investment forum on the Canadian alternative investment calendar. WAISC 2014 will once again be the largest gathering of alternative investments and their investors in Canada and an event you won’t want to miss.

Who will be there?

This year we will have more asset allocators than ever before and more networking opportunities to provide you with the chance to mix and mingle with your colleagues. This means you will be attending The Event of the Year and you will have the opportunity to meet More Influential Asset Allocators and Top Performing Managers.

Hundreds of professionals have participated in this event, which will be attended by investment officers, managers, administrators, prime brokers, legal teams, marketing teams, systems professionals, and others interested in gaining a deeper understanding of the alternative space in Canada!
We look forward to seeing you at WAISC 2014.

• Hear from renowned international speakers who will address key industry issues
• Get up-to-date news and information on the latest regulatory initiatives and how they will affect alternative investment managers
• Networking opportunities that bring together investors and fund professionals
• Learn about new strategies from established and emerging fund managers through our popular Fund Manager / Exempt Market Product Showcase.

For more information contact Terry at 416.306.0151

Companies/Organizations who have attended past WAISC events (full list)

Active Power Investments

Agilith Capital Inc.

AICO Group

AIMA Canada

Alitis Investment Counsel Inc

AlphaNorth Asset Mgmt.

ALPS Fund Services

Ara Compliance Support

Argosy Securities

Arrow Capital Management Inc.

Assante

Avalon Lake Partners

Axcess Capital Advisors

BlackRock iShares

BMO Capital Markets

BMO Nesbitt Burns

BMO Prime Brokerage Services

Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

Brant Securities

Brock University

Burgeonvest - Bick Securities Limited

Butterfield Fulcrum

CAIA
Canaccord
Centurion REIT

CFA University of Toronto

CIBC Mellon

CIBC Securities

CIFPs
City of Toronto Economic Development

CommonWealth Fund Service

Confluence

CORNERSTONE GROUP(TM)

CVC Market Point Inc.

Donville Kent asset Mgmt.

Dundee Wealth Corp

Fiera Capital Corporation

First Asset ETFs

Front Shore NV

Fundata Canada

Fundex Investments

Harp Investments

IBS Capital

 

iCanTrade.com

IFSE Institute

Infinity Global

Inflection Mgmt. Inc.
Interactive Brokers

International Monetary Fund

Investia

Investment Executive

Investors Group

JCClark

KPMG

Laurentian Bank Securities

Mackie Research Corp

Manulife Securities

Maples and Calder

McCarthy Tetrault LLP

McMillan LLP

Ministry of Economic Development & Innovation

Montreal Exchange

National Bank Financial Markets

PI Financial

Pinnacle Fund Administration

 

Principalis Asset Mgmt.

Quadrexx Asset Mgmt.

Quantedge

Queensbury Securities

Raintree Financial Solutions

Raymond James

RBC Dominion Securities

RBC Wealth Mgmt.

Ross Smith Asset Mgmt.

Ross Taylor Financial

Scotia McLeod

Security Financial

SGGG Fund Services Inc.

Sprott Asset Mgmt. LP

TD Waterhouse

TMX Group
Tricoastal Capital

University of Toronto

Veritas Communications

Vertex One Asset Mgmt.

Virtual Brokers

Walkers Global

Wintrup Development

 

 
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