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ETFs Global Markets Roundtable - Canada (Toronto)

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Vantage Venues

150 King Street West

Toronto, ON M5H 1J9

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The 2019 ETFs Global Markets Roundtable series of conferences will once again offer an opportunity for a substantive and in-depth discussion about the trading, technological and regulatory developments impacting ETFs.

The events are designed to provide the opportunity for institutional investors and financial advisors, as well as other market participants and professionals involved in the ETF space, to hear from industry leaders about ETF market structure and regulation, to obtain a better understanding of how to use ETFs, and to examine the impact that ETFs have on the markets and market structure.



PRELIMINARY PROGRAM

8:00am-9:00am Registration and Continental Breakfast


9:00am-9:30am Opening Remarks and Keynote Address


9:30am-10:15am Examining the Impact of Regulatory Developments on ETFs and the ETF Capital Markets

  • Update on key regulatory developments impacting ETFs
  • Discussion of future ETF rulemakings and reforms
  • Examination of the impact of recent trading rule changes on ETFs


10:15am-11:00am Facilitating ETF Trading – Creating Better Trading Systems and Trading Tools

  • Innovations in trading platforms and trading tools
  • Evolving relationship between ETF issuers and market makers
  • Discussion on how to trade ETFs more efficiently on exchanges
  • Evaluating the ETF trade - best execution issues


11:00am-11:30am Refreshment and Networking Break


11:30am-12:15pm Examining the Impact of ETFs on the Markets, Trading and Corporate Issuers

  • Are ETFs really contributing to volatility in the markets?
  • Examining the growth of passive investing and the impact on the markets
  • ETFs’ impact on corporate governance– proxy voting and related issues

12:15pm–1:15pm Luncheon and Keynote Address


1:15pm-2:00pm Examination of the Use of ETFs by Institutional Investors and Financial Advisors (Part I)

  • Use of ETFs as tools for asset allocation, risk management and portfolio diversification
  • Examination of new ETF product offerings and approvals
  • Concerns surrounding ETF liquidity

2:00pm-2:15pm Presentation - Overview of Trends Impacting the ETF Industry


2:15pm-2:45pm Refreshment and Networking Break


2:45pm-3:15pm “Fireside Chat” on the Future of the ETF Industry


3:15pm-4:00pm Examination of the Use of ETFs by Institutional Investors and Financial Advisors (Part II)

  • Examinations of challenges for ETF startups
  • Discussion of the growth of robo-advisers and fund platforms
  • Examination of issues surrounding distribution

4:00pm Conference Adjournment




Frequently Asked Questions

What is the registration cancellation policy?

Cancellations received by September 10, 2019 are subject to a $150 USD administrative fee. Notice of cancellation must be received in writing. After September 10, 2019, no registration fees can be refunded. However, if you are unable to attend, substitutions can be made, subject to conference organizer approval, and the administrative fee will not be applied.

What is the complimentary passes policy?

Complimentary passes are allocated at the discretion of the conference organizers. Complimentary bookings made online are still subject to verification before final confirmation by the conference organizers of the complimentary pass. If the conference organizers review an online complimentary pass registration and determine that the company and/or registrant does not fulfill the criteria for the complimentary pass, the complimentary pass can be withdrawn at the discretion of the conference organizers.

Who qualifies as "buyside" for a complimentary pass?

Buyside complimentary passes are provided for portfolio managers and professionals on the trading desks at institutional investor firms, as well as investment advisers. All buyside complimentary passes are subject to the conference complimentary pass policy delineated above.

What if I have dietary restrictions or other special needs?

Please provide any dietary restrictions or special needs during your conference registration or contact the conference organizers.

Is the conference open to the media?

Yes, this conference is open to the media.

What is the conference dress code?

The conference dress code is business attire.

Does the conference offer sponsorship opportunities?

Yes. For information regarding sponsorships, please contact Ari Burstein at ari.burstein@capmktstrategies.com or Deborah Fuhr at deborah.fuhr@etfgi.com.

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