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Thursday, October 19th, 2017

The Hudson

200, 8th Avenue SW, 6th floor Calgary, AB

8:15 – 9:00 a.m.
Check-in and continental breakfast
  
9:00 – 9:15 a.m. Opening remarks 
Stan Magidson, Chair and Chief Executive Officer
 
9:15 – 10:30 a.m.
Session #1 – Turbulent times: Navigating today’s capital markets
 
How are regulators reconciling the current economic challenges in Canada and increasing demands from investors with the need to reduce regulatory burden and catalyze capital raising?
 
Panel discussion led by Tom Graham, Director, Corporate Finance
 
10:30 – 10:45 a.m.
Break
10:45 – 12:00 p.m. Session #2 –  New frontiers in market structure and regulation
 
From advances in technology such as robo-advisors and cryptocurrency, to challenges in the advisor-client relationship, the world of market regulation is evolving at a rapid pace. Learn more about changes on the horizon to current market structure and regulatory priorities for securities and derivatives.
 
Panel discussion led by Lynn Tsutsumi, Director, Market Regulation
 
12:00 – 1:15 p.m. Lunch
 
1:15 – 2:30 p.m.
Session #3 – Enforcement in a global environment: Leveraging collaboration and engagement
 
How are Canadian securities regulators addressing the globalization of fraud? Explore trends towards engaging partners and the public in investor protection, including initiatives such as the ASC's whistleblower protection program and the Joint Serious Offenses team, a collaboration with the RCMP.
 
Panel discussion led by Cynthia Campbell, Director, Enforcement
 
2:30 – 2:45 p.m. Break
2:45 – 3:55 p.m. Session #4 – The new entrepreneurism: Can Alberta emerge as a leader?
 
Diversification is on everybody’s minds in Alberta, and Alberta has a strong track record of funding and growing start-up companies. How can we facilitate this new entrepreneurism in our capital market ecosystem? What is in the DNA of an entrepreneur?
 
Panel discussion led by Stan Magidson, ASC Chair & CEO
For more information on the panelists for this session, click here.
 
3:55 - 4:00 p.m.​ Closing remarks  
David Linder, Executive Director
                                                                                                                                  
4:00 – 5:30 p.m. Cocktail reception
 

 * Session titles subject to change.