Canada's Leading Derivatives Conference

Program » Monday, November 27th

5:00 p.m.
Welcome Cocktail

Program » Tuesday, November 28th

7:30 a.m.
Registration / Breakfast
8:30 a.m.
9:00 a.m.
Welcome Address
Speaker:
Luc Fortin, Montréal Exchange, TMX Group
9:00 a.m.
10:00 a.m.
Keynote Speaker / Fireside chat
Speakers:
Blythe Masters, Digital Asset
John Lee, TMX Group
10:00 a.m.
Break
10:15 a.m.
11:15 a.m.
Bank of Canada
  • Impacts of Monetary Policy Statements
  • The A,B,C's of the Canadian BA Market
Speakers:
Danny Auger, Bank of Canada
James Kyeong, Bank of Canada
Kaetlynd McRae, Bank of Canada
11:15 a.m.
12:15 p.m.
Navigating the Ever-changing Landscape in Fixed Income

Industry experts from the Fixed Income space will discuss the current trends and their impact on the marketplace.

Moderator:
Rachel Siu, BlackRock Global Fixed Income Group
Panelists:
Bruno Braizinha, Société Générale
Abid A. Dobani, Royal Bank of Canada
Garth Friesen, III Capital Management
John McArthur, Bank of America Merrill Lynch
Ian Pollick, CIBC Capital Markets
12:15 p.m.
1:45 p.m.
Lunch / Presentation
Speaker:
Dr. Thomas Homer-Dixon, Bestselling author of The Ingenuity Gap
1:45 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
Buy-side Equity Derivatives
Portfolio Building with Derivatives

Find how derivatives, when added to a Canadian portfolio, can optimize dividend and carry.

Speakers:
Samir Dhrolia, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation (bcIMC)
Nicolas Piquard, Horizons Investment Management (Canada) Inc.
2:30 p.m.
3:15 p.m.
The Expanding Universe of ETF Options
Moderator:
Dani Lipkin, Toronto Stock Exchange, TMX Group
Panelists:
Alan Green, BlackRock
Chris Heakes, BMO ETFS and Global Structured Investments
Aly Somani, Sun Life Global Investments
3:15 p.m.
Break
3:30 p.m.
4:15 p.m.
Quantitative & Systematic Trading – On the Edge of Change?

Current and future trends in the world of systematic trading: Quantitative hedge funds, Systematic CTAs and Alternative Beta. Is Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning - Hype or the new reality?

Moderator:
Ranjan Bhaduri, Bodhi Research Group
Panelists:
Gaurav Chakravorty, QPlum
Julien Hébert Nguyen, CN Investment Division
Paulo Machado, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan
4:15 p.m.
5:00 p.m.
Innovation in TMX Post-Trade Services

The latest developments in clearing products and services at the CDCC, including an update on Project Atlas, our new integrated clearing system.

Speaker:
Brian Gelfand, CDS and CDCC, TMX Group
6:00 p.m.
Cocktail and Evening at Salle du Quai du Cap Blanc
615, boulevard Champlain, Québec