Canada-US Securities Summit

Overview

This spring, SIFMA and the Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) come together to host the 6th annual Canada-U.S. Securities Summit in New York City. This half-day event convenes experts from Canada and the United States to discuss key economic, regulatory and political issues in the North American capital markets, including perspectives on the agenda of the new U.S. administration and its potential implications for the long-held ties between the two nations.

The program will cover topics ranging from NAFTA, regulatory reform and cross border issues, tax,  and more.

The Summit will conclude with a networking luncheon.

Program

8:00am – 1:00pm

Registration Desk Hours

8:00am – 8:30am

Continental Breakfast

8:30am – 8:40am

Participants

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr., Ian Russell

Speakers

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.

President and CEO

SIFMA

Kenneth E. Bentsen, Jr.’s Biography

Ian Russell

President & CEO

IIAC

Ian Russell’s Biography

8:40am – 9:10am

Defending the Business Climate for Canadian Trade and Investment

Defending the Business Climate for Canadian Trade and Investment

Participants

Laura Dawson, Ph.D.

Speaker

Laura Dawson, Ph.D.

Director, Canada Institute

The Wilson Center

Laura Dawson, Ph.D.’s Biography

9:10am – 10:10am

Panelists will examine the relationship between growth and stability in the markets. How does healthy risk taking encourage economic growth while maintaining stability.

Panelists will examine the relationship between growth and stability in the markets. How does healthy risk taking encourage economic growth while maintaining stability.

Participants

Frank Barillaro, Chris Church, Glenn Goucher, Julian Jacobson, Murray C. Pozmanter

Moderator

Frank Barillaro

Managing Director

The Everton Carlisle Group

Frank Barillaro’s Biography

Panelists

Chris Church

Chief Business Development Officer

Digital Asset

Chris Church’s Biography

Glenn Goucher

President and Chief Clearing Officer

CDCC

CDS

Glenn Goucher’s Biography

Julian Jacobson

Co-Founder, President & Chief Operating Officer

Fundamental Interactions

Julian Jacobson’s Biography

Murray C. Pozmanter

Managing Director and General Manager, Systemically Important Financial Market Utility (SIFMU)

DTCC

Murray C. Pozmanter’s Biography

10:10am – 10:40am

Introduction by Douglas E. Turnbull - Vice Chairman and Country Head, Canada DBRS

Introduction by Douglas E. Turnbull – Vice Chairman and Country Head, Canada
DBRS

Participants

Roger Lister, Douglas E. Turnbull

Speakers

Roger Lister

Managing Director, Chief Credit Officer, Global Financial Institutions Group and Sovereign Ratings

DBRS

Roger Lister’s Biography

Douglas E. Turnbull

Vice Chairman and Country Head, Canada

DBRS

Douglas E. Turnbull’s Biography

10:40am – 10:55am

Networking Break

10:55am – 11:40am

Panelists will cover how the application of new financial technology can improve the performance of the wealth management business.

Panelists will cover how the application of new financial technology can improve the performance of the wealth management business.

Participants

Chuck Grace, Darrell Campfield, Darren Duffy, Vinod Raman

Moderator

Chuck Grace

Member of the Finance Faculty

University of Western Ontario

Chuck Grace’s Biography

Panelists

Darrell Campfield

Vice President, Strategic Solutions

Broadridge Financial Solutions Inc.

Darrell Campfield’s Biography

Darren Duffy

Head of Wealth Management Business Solutions

Thomson Reuters

Darren Duffy’s Biography

Vinod Raman

Vice President, Digital Advice Solutions

Fidelity Institutional Asset Management

Vinod Raman’s Biography

11:40am – 12:25pm

Panelists will provide an overview on the current cross border trade and investment priorities from both a Canadian and a US perspective. The discussion will cover the relationship between the…

Panelists will provide an overview on the current cross border trade and investment priorities from both a Canadian and a US perspective. The discussion will cover the relationship between the current tax regimes, examine the differing views on NAFTA and address current financial industry concerns for both countries.

Participants

Peter Matheson, Kimberley Claman, Dr. Jack Mintz, Christopher Sands

Moderator

Peter Matheson

Managing Director, International Policy & Advocacy

SIFMA

Peter Matheson’s Biography

Panelists

Kimberley Claman

Director, International Government Affairs

Citi

Kimberley Claman’s Biography

12:25pm – 1:00pm

Networking Lunch

1:00pm – 1:00pm

Summit Concludes

Venue

SIFMA Conference Center

120 Broadway
Floor 2
New York, NY 10271

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Located at 120 Broadway, a National Historic Landmark and a New York treasure, the SIFMA Conference Center is situated at the heart of New York’s Financial District.

With a rare combination of advanced technologies and sophistication, SIFMA’s Conference Center is fully furnished and equipped to offer unique features that stand alone amongst New York’s leading conference facilities.

Picture of venue

Hotel Accommodations

If you require hotel accommodation, a special SIFMA rate is available at the following:

Double Tree by Hilton Hotel – Financial District
8 Stone Street, New York, NY  10004, Phone# 212-480-9100
DISCOUNT: Corporate ID #0560038852

Club Quarters
52 William Street, New York, NY 10005, Phone# 212-269-6400
DISCOUNT: Password (SIFMA)

Residence Inn New York Downtown Manhattan / World Trade Center
170 Broadway, New York, NY 10007, Phone# 212-600-8900
DISCOUNT: Password (SIFMA)

Media

Media Inquiries
Contact Katrina Cavalli at 212.313.1181.

Media Registration
Contact Emily Reinus at 212.313.1339.

Policy
View SIFMA’s official press policy.

Media Partnerships
Custom media partnership opportunities are available for almost every objective and budget, with benefits including complimentary event passes. Contact Monica Ilyevsky at 212.313.1263.

Terms and Conditions

Code of Conduct
SIFMA meetings and events are intended to educate and engage our members and industry participants in thoughtful conversations. Inappropriate behavior will not be tolerated. SIFMA defines inappropriate behavior as any possible illegal conduct, verbal or physical abuse of any type, use of derogatory or discriminatory language, gestures or actions, unwanted invasions of privacy, any form of harassment, racism, sexism, or any other targeted comments which are intended to cause personal offense to another participant either in-person at the event or through social media channels, or the violation of any local, state, or federal laws or regulations.

If you are involved in or witness an incident at a SIFMA meeting or event that violates this Code of Conduct, please use this anonymous incident report form to let SIFMA know immediately. Please provide as much information as possible about the incident so that we can make a proper investigation. Any violations of law should be reported to law enforcement authorities.

SIFMA will investigate any reported incidents swiftly and confidentially if possible. SIFMA, at our discretion, may act on any reports of inappropriate behavior, including but not limited to removing a participant from the meeting or event and/or bar that person from attending future SIFMA meetings or events. SIFMA shall not refund any money paid for such attendee to attend the meeting or event, or for any travel expenses incurred to attend.

Attendee Roster
For your name to be included in the Attendee Roster, your completed registration form and payment must be received no later than two weeks prior to the event. Registrations received after that time will not be included in the Roster.

Substitutions
Conference registration substitutions are welcome. Email [email protected] with the following information and we will confirm the change: original registrant’s full name, substitute registrant’s full name, mailing address, title, phone and email.

Cancellations
Refunds will be granted for cancellations made three weeks prior to the start of the event. All cancellation requests are subject to a $100 processing fee and must be made in writing.