WAISC

WAIS 2017 Canada -AGENDA

 

Last updated: March 20, 2017

 

Wednesday, September 13th


8:30 – 2:30

Golf – Thundering Waters Niagara Falls

(Complimentary with paid registration; Limited spots available)

 

Thundering Waters is John Daly's first "Signature" golf course in Canada. The golf course features the high risk-reward style of John Daly to enhance the excitement for players of all skill levels. Thundering Waters combines the parkland tranquility of Augusta National and the wind swept dunes of heartlands British Open Championship golf. Sweeping fairways, undulating greens, sculpted bunkers and meandering creeks, all nestled between towering trees and mighty dunes combine to create a true masterpiece.

Thundering Waters was voted Best Course in Niagara by Readers Choice.

 

8:30am Shotgun Start

  • Welcome gifts for all participants, including sleeve of balls, casino chip ball marker

  • Complimentary cigars at check in

  • 18 holes with cart

  • 3 contest holes including longest drive, closest to the pin, and closest to the barrel with ALL prizes provided by the course

  • Pepsi refresh zone

  • Post round BBQ lunch featuring burgers and sausages, and salads

 

 

8:30 – 12:30

HISTORIC NIAGARA-ON-THE LAKE WALKING TOUR

(Complimentary with paid registration; Limited spots available)

 

Discover one of Canada’s prettiest towns on this walking tour of the Niagara-on-the-Lake. Wind your way through nearby streets exploring historic sites, sharing the town’s connection to the American War of Independence, the Civil War, and the French and British conflicts. You will visit beautiful homes and churches of the colonial period and take advantage of the complimentary wine tasting at Wine Country Vintners.

 

3:00 – 5:00

Conference Registration –

 

4:00 – 4:50

Opening Keynote Presentation

 

5:00 – 6:30

Radius’ Welcoming Launch Reception

 


 

Thursday, September 14th

 

7:30 – 8:30

Conference Registration and Breakfast

sponsored by:


8:30 – 8:40

Opening Remarks -
Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant


8:40 – 9:20

A GLOBAL ECONOMIC AND GEOPOLITICAL OUTLOOK IN A VOLATILE AGE OF POLITICS AND POLICY

 

Brexit, the Trump Presidency and the Rise of the Populist Parties in Europe and other key issues will be discussed during this session.
By trying to achieve an advantageous outcome are we pushing dangerous events to the brink of active conflict? Which areas of the world are most likely the trigger points?

 

9:20 – 10:00

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: TBA

 

 

10:00 – 10:40

THE 2017 WAIS CANADA CEO ROUNDTABLE – Panel Discussion
Moderated by: Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant

 

The WAIS Canada CEO Round table will provide a great opportunity for attendees to hear from and dialogue with CEO’s of Fund Companies in Canada about current investment opportunities, challenges and Financial market outlooks.

 

10:40 – 11:00

Networking Break –

Sponsored by:


11:00 – 11:50

REAL ESTATE Fund Manager Showcase -

 

Traditional fund managers are looking to Real Estate Strategies as more of a mainstream opportunity for their investors. Hear directly from fund managers discussing their products, theories and strategies.

 

Moderated by: Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant

 

11:50 – 12:25

etfs: disruption of the active management space

 

12:25 – 1:20

LUNCH –

Sponsored by:

 

1:20 – 2:00

Stream 1 –

Moderated by: Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant

Stream 2 –

IMPACT INVESTING: MILLENNIALS DRIVING GROWTH

 

Millennials focus much more than previous generations on Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Factors when evaluating businesses they will make investments.

 

 

Regulation Hot topics

 

2:00 – 2:40

Stream 1 –

Stream 2 –

CANADIAN REAL ESTATE: BUBBLE OR BEST INVESTMENT EVER? – PANEL DISCUSSION

 

Hear from leading fund managers on their views of the Canadian Real Estate market.

 

LIQUID ALTERNATIVES

2:40 – 3:20

Stream 1 –

Stream 2 –

CROWDFUNDING – UPDATES, ISSUES AND TRENDS IN THE MARKETS - PANEL DISCUSSION

practice management

 

3:20 – 3:40

Networking Break –

Sponsored by:


3:40 – 4:20

INVESTMENT FUND MANAGER SHOWCASE

 

Your opportunity to hear Fund Managers discuss their products, theories and strategies.

 

Moderated by: Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant

 

 

4:20 – 5:10

SETTING UP AN OFFSHORE FUND - COMPARISON OF JURISDICTIONS FOR CANADIAN FIRMS

 

Cayman Islands, Bermuda, and other jurisdictions will be discussed and compared with regards to legal structures, operational issues, costs, and other key factors.

 

Moderated by:

 

5:10 – 6:30

Evening Reception
Sponsored by:

 

Come join us and your industry friends for networking and an entertaining culinary journey.

 

 

 

Friday, September 15th

 

7:45 – 8:30

Breakfast –

Sponsored by:


8:30 – 8:40

Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant


8:40 – 9:40

ENERGY INVESTING: WHY ARE GLOBAL HEDGE FUNDS BETTING ON RISING OIL PRICES?

  • OPEC production?

  • North American Oil Producers?

  • Oil Service Firms?

  • Alternative Energy in North America?

9:40 – 10:10

KEYNOTE SPEAKER: TBD


10:1010:50

BRACE YOURSELF FOR A TRADEABLE CRYPTOCURRENCY – PANEL DISCUSSION

Moderated by: Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant

 

10:5011:10

Networking Break –

Sponsored by:

 

11:10 – 11:50

FUND MANAGER SHOWCASE -

 

Your opportunity to hear Fund Managers discuss their products, theories and strategies.

 

Moderated by: Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant

 

11:5012:50

KEYNOTE PRESENTATION: TBA

 

 

12:501:30

Closing Remarks With Lunch –

Pat Bolland, Former BNN Anchor, Media Consultant

 

 
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