Conference Agenda

All events take place at:
Grand Okanagan Resort
1310 Water Street
Kelowna, BC,
Canada, V1Y 9P3

Thursday, September 7, 2017

Time Event  
  Welcome Package
  Room Drop Gift appway
  Technology Partner
Audio visual support and mobile device charging stations
3:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m. Conference Registration 
Light Refreshments and chair massages 

6:15 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. Welcome to the Lake Reception
8:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m. Craft Brew Night

Friday, September 8, 2017

Time Event  
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Lavender Fields Forever Breakfast KPMG_300.png
8:30 a.m. – 8:50 a.m. Opening Remarks
Marsha Gerhart, VP, Member Regulation Policy, IIROC
8:50 a.m. – 9:20 a.m. Business Trends and Performance in Canada’s Securities Industry
Jack Rando, Managing Director, Investment Industry Association of Canada 
9:20 a.m. – 9:50 a.m. BCSC Perspective
Peter J. Brady, Executive Director, Columbia Securities Commission
9:50 a.m. – 10:05 a.m. T+2 Updates and Wrap Up
Keith Evans, Executive Director, CCMA
10:05 a.m. – 10:25 a.m. Refreshment Break
10:25 a.m. – 11:45 a.m. Reports from Key Industry Institutions
Broadridge - Ready for Next: Technology & Trends Shaping the Industry

  • Darrell Campfield, VP Strategic Solutions, Broadridge
Fundserv Looking Forward

  • Karen Adams, President and CEO, Fundserv Inc.
CANNEX – Industry/Company Updates
  • Kimberley Muise, Vice President, Business Development, CANNEX
TMX Post-Trade Developments at CDS and CDCC

  • Brian Gelfand, Chief Commercial Officer, CDS/CDCC
11:45 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. End of Summer BBQ Lunch
1:00 p.m. – 1:45 p.m. Engineering Serendipity
Greg Lindsay, Keynote Speaker 
1:45 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. Cyber Security Presentation
Mike Gibbons, Chief Information Security Officer, Edward Jones 
2:30 p.m. – 2:45 p.m. Refreshment Break
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Digital Advice Panel – practical implications from a regulatory, technology and advisor/investor experience perspective
  • Helen Hsia, VP & CCO, ShareOwner
  • Dan Poole, Chief Operating Officer,  Invisor
  • Mike Gassewitz, EVP Member  Solutions, MD Management Limited
  • Moderator - Wendy Rudd, Senior Vice President, Member Regulation and  Strategic Initiatives, IIROC 
3:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Closing Comments
Bob Sellars, Chair, FOAS
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. Mission Hill Winery Reception & Dinner
Shuttles will run starting at 5:30 PM leaving from the hotel lobby.
9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Annual Casino Night

Saturday, September 9, 2017

Time Event  
7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m. Breakfast in the Orchard
8:30 a.m. – 8:45 a.m. FAS Annual Meeting
Bob Sellars, Chair, FOAS
8:45 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. Financial and Operational Trends & Issues
  • Ciro Mirabella, Director, Financial and Operations Compliance, IIROC
  • Blaize Piacentini, Manager,  Financial and Operations Compliance, IIROC 
9:15 a.m. – 9:45 a.m. An Auditor’s Perspective: current/ emerging issues, key areas of review  in the field, industry observations and insights
  • Chris Cornell, Partner, Audit Financial Services, KPMG LLP
  • Steven Sharma, Audit Partner, KPMG 
9:45 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Derivatives Panel – Segregation & Portability, level the playing field issues and other issues impacting derivatives dealers
  • Benoit Carignan, Chief Operating Officer, Société Générale Capital Canada Inc.
  • Richard Corner, Vice President and Chief Policy Advisor, Member Regulation, IIROC
  • Don Cromar, Senior Vice President & Director, Head of Private Client Services, PI Financial Corp.
  • Bruce Grossman, Senior Information Analyst, Member Regulation Policy, IIROC 
10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Lunch Well Planned and on the Go
10:30 a.m. – 6:30 p.m. Golf Tournament 
Please meet in the hotel lobby for shuttles. First bus leaves at 10:30 a.m. immediately after the last session.


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12:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m. Guest Program
Private Okanagan Lake Cruise

Includes: fun and informative tour guide, 2 hour private boat cruise, water and a snack.
No shuttles will be scheduled.
Guests will be greeted by the tour guide and will walk to the docks, and then walk back to the hotel. Make sure to pack a sweater and waterproof jacket. 
6:30 p.m. – 7:45 p.m. #CAMPBMO Reception
8:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. IIROC Dinner  
9:30 p.m. – 11:30 p.m. Chocolate & Cheese Wine Tasting After Party

Sunday, September 10, 2017

Time Event  
6:30 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. Breakfast at leisure 

Please remember your voucher


Conference Attire

All conference functions are business casual. Friday evening's sit-down dinner is upscale casual. The Grand Okanagan has wonderful outdoor space and many of the evening events are scheduled to be on patios - please remember to bring a sweater, light jacket or wrap.