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Date Event Sponsor(s)
Mar. 31
The Shifting Sands of Asset Management

Scott Boniferro, Product Manager, PowerShares Canada, addresses forthcoming changes in the financial landscape such as CRM2, and how the smart beta approach to investing can be incorporated in asset management.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and PowerShares Canada
  • PowerShares Canada
    Feb 24, 2016
    (Event Video Archive)
    Are you looking for efficient exposure to the U.S. economy in 2016?

    Bobby Eng, Senior Vice President, First Trust Portfolios Canada, explains how to get efficient and cost effective exposure to all the key U.S. sectors. Gain a better understanding of the First Trust AlphaDEX methodology underlying these ETFs.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and First Trust Portfolios Canada Co.
  • First Trust Portfolios Canada Co.
    Feb. 24, 2015
    (Event Video Archive)
    Efficient Exposure to the U.S. Economy in 2015

    Bobby Eng, Senior Vice President, First Trust Portfolios Canada, explains how to get efficient and cost effective exposure to all the key U.S. sectors. Gain a better understanding of the AlphaDEX methodology underlying the First Trust ETFs.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and First Trust Portfolios Canada Co.
  • First Trust Portfolios Canada Co.
    Jan. 29
    (Event Video Archive)
    ETF Trading and Liquidity 202:
    Intermediate to Advanced ETF Mechanics

    Dean Allen, Head of Product Management & Capital Markets, Vanguard Canada, explains more advanced ETF mechanics: market maker pricing, spreads, premiums and discounts and what factors most critically impact the various cost components. Gain a better understanding of this important subject.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
  • Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
    Nov. 27
    (Event Video Archive)
    Minimizing Risk to Maximize Return: ETF Strategies to Protect Your Portfolio

    Jamie Purvis, Executive Vice President, Horizons ETFs, explains how investors can use ETFs to effectively manage portfolio risk. Learn about building a constant risk profile and why risk numbers are important.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and Horizons ETFs.
  • Horizons ETFs
    Oct. 29
    (Event Video Archive)
    Fixed Income Is Evolving. Are You Changing With It?

    Aubrey Basdeo, Managing Director and Head of Fixed Income,  iShares, and
    Alan Green, Vice President, iShares Canada Capital Markets
    discuss how ETFs are shifting the traditional bond buying landscape.
    Hear their macro overview of the state of the fixed income market and learn how ETFs can potentially reduce transaction costs and aid price discovery.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and iShares by BlackRock.
  • iShares by BlackRock
    Sept. 29
    Alternatives Crossing the Chasm

    Hear about the importance of alternative investment strategies and learn how these strategies could become core traditional investments.
    Speaker: 
    Som Seif, President & CEO of Purpose Investments

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and Purpose Investments Inc.
  • Purpose Investments Inc.
    May 29
    (Event Video Archive)
    Saving time and money: How to get efficient access for your clients

    Panel discussion of some of the key considerations in evaluating an ETF’s costs beyond management fees, and how these often overlooked costs, which can be significant when trading ETFs, can be mitigated. Panelists:
    Mark Raes, Head of Products, BMO Global Asset Management;
    Dan Bortolotti, Editor at Large, Money Sense and Financial Planning Consultant PWL Advisors; and
    Kevin Prins, Vice President Ontario, BMO ETFs.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and BMO Exchange Traded Funds.
  • BMO Exchange Traded Funds
    April 29
    (Event Video Archive)
    Putting Alpha to Work: The Next Step in the Evolution of the ETF Market?

    Bobby Eng, Senior Vice President, Head of Sales, First Trust Portfolios Canada Co., discusses how alpha can be generated while still investing in a cost-efficient and transparent ETF structure; the AlphaDEX™ methodology is designed to generate alpha by employing a rigorous and disciplined strategy that screens securities based on their investment merit rather than market capitalization.

  • Co-Sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and First Trust Portfolios Canada Co.
  • First Trust Portfolios Canada Co.
    March 27
    (Event Video Archive)
    Change Direction: Looking Forward with Quant Strategy ETFs

    Trevor Cummings, Head of Business Development, ETFs, and Oliver McMahon, Portfolio Manager, RBC Global Asset Management discuss how the strategy and structure used by RBC Quant Dividend Leaders ETFs is methodically designed to add value.

  • Co-Sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and RBC Global Asset Management
  • RBC Global Asset Management
    February 20
    Fixed Income Strategies for a Post QE World

    The prospect of an end to quantitative easing led to unprecedented volatility in bond markets in 2013.

    Michael Cooke, Head of Distribution, PowerShares Canada, discusses innovative fixed income strategies for a post-taper world.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and PowerShares Canada
  • PowerShares Canada
    January 21
    Understanding Factor Indexing: Managing Risk, Maximizing Returns

    Rohit Mehta, Senior Vice President at First Asset, discusses the following intelligent indexing strategies:

  • Looking beyond traditional investment strategies
  • Managing risk and maximizing returns with factor indexing
  • Zeroing-in on ETFs that use factor strategies
  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and First Asset
  • First Asset
    November 28 Innovative Portfolio Strategies for the "New Normal" Economic Environment

    Building diversified portfolios is a daunting task in the current environment of economic uncertainty.  Michael Cooke, Head of Distribution, PowerShares Canada discusses innovative portfolio strategies designed to help investment professionals guide investors across this "new normal" landscape.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and PowerShares Canada
  • PowerShares Canada
    October 29
    (Event Video Archive)
    Portfolio Construction Using ETFs

    Dean Allen, Head of Product Management, Vanguard Investments Canada Inc. discusses strategic and tactical uses for ETFs and important considerations for building portfolios.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
  • Vanguard Investments Canada Inc.
    September 25
    (Event Video Archive)
    The Next Generation Of ETFs:
    Blending the Benefits of Passive and Active Management

    The evolution of the ETF marketplace provides investors with a hybrid approach of blending traditional passive index tracking with the risk management and stock filtering features of active management.

  • Co-sponsored by Toronto Stock Exchange and First Trust Portfolios Canada.
  • First Trust Portfolios Canada
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