Note: This is a tentative agenda, subject to change. Final agenda and speakers will be posted closer to the event date.
All times are ET

Thursday, October 12

9:00 am | Keynote interview: Redefining fiduciary leadership

Marlene Puffer

Chief Investment Officer, Alberta Investment Management Corporation


10:10 am | Coffee break

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10:45 am | Panel: Hedge funds: Generating alpha in a volatile world

Paul Zummo

Chief Investment Officer, J.P. Morgan Alternative Asset Management Hedge Fund & Alternative Credit Solutions


11:25 am | Fireside panel: Founder perspectives

Paul Sabourin

Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Polar Asset Management Partners

Ross Laser

Co-Founder and President, Magnetar Capital


1:15 pm | Keynote interview: AI and the evolution of portfolio management


2:25 pm | Panel: Private equity: Vintage opportunities and the state of secondaries


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3:35 pm | Panel: ESG: Improving outcomes for portfolios and the planet

Jason Landau

Managing Director, Portfolio Manager, Head of Investment Team, Waratah Capital Advisors


4:15 pm | Panel: Implementing total fund portfolio management

Chiam Swee Chiang

Managing Director, Head, Total Portfolio Policy & Allocation, Total Portfolio Strategy, GIC Private Limited

Derek Walker

Managing Director, Head of Portfolio Design & Construction, Total Fund Management, CPP Investments



Friday, October 13

9:05 am | Keynote interview: Modernizing the maple model

Eduard van Gelderen

Senior Vice President and Chief Investment Officer, Public Sector Pension Investment Board (PSP Investments)


9:35 am | Panel: Wealth rising: Alternative building blocks for retail portfolios

Ash Lawrence

Senior Vice-President and Head of AGF Private Capital, AGF Investments Inc.


10:45 am | Panel: Digital assets and the big blockchain opportunity

Joe Marenda

Global Head of Digital Assets Investing, Partner, Cambridge Associates


12:05 pm | Closing panel: The future is alternative

Allison Taylor

Chief Executive Officer & Portfolio Manager, Invico Capital Corporation

Jim McGovern

CEO, Senior Portfolio Manager, Arrow Capital Management Inc.