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2021 RIA Virtual Conference

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The ABCs of ESG: Key Issues, Terminology, and Trends
Olga Bordatcheva Mary Robinson
2021-06-04T11:00:00Z 2021-06-04T12:00:00Z America/New_York The+ABCs+of+ESG%3A+Key+Issues%2C+Terminology%2C+and+Trends Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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RIA Virtual Conference Welcome Address + RIA Leadership Awards
Dustyn Lanz
2021-06-07T11:00:00Z 2021-06-07T11:15:00Z America/New_York RIA+Virtual+Conference+Welcome+Address+%2B+RIA+Leadership+Awards Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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CEO Roundtable: Leadership and Governance for a Sustainable & Inclusive Canada
Rahul  Bhardwaj Jaqui Parchment - Mercer Canada Christine Bergeron Lara  Zink
2021-06-07T11:15:00Z 2021-06-07T12:30:00Z America/New_York CEO+Roundtable%3A+Leadership+and+Governance+for+a+Sustainable+%26+Inclusive+Canada Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Keynote Address: Mark Carney
Mark Carney Doug Guzman
2021-06-07T15:00:00Z 2021-06-07T16:00:00Z America/New_York Keynote+Address%3A+Mark+Carney Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Net Zero Corporation: Strategies & Practices for Corporations to Align their Operations with Net Zero
Michelle Edkins Brent Bergeron John Coyne Susan Uthayakumar
2021-06-08T11:00:00Z 2021-06-08T12:15:00Z America/New_York The+Net+Zero+Corporation%3A+Strategies+%26+Practices+for+Corporations+to+Align+their+Operations+with+Net+Zero Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Expo: Partner Sessions
Daniel Oura Deborah Debas Matthew  Stevenson Alexa Blain Achille Ginocchio Alda Pavao Delaney Greig Rachel Murphy
2021-06-08T12:15:00Z 2021-06-08T13:15:00Z America/New_York Expo%3A+Partner+Sessions Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Net Zero Portfolio: Strategies & Practices for Investors to Align their Portfolios with Net Zero
Peter Richardson Sarah Keyes Marie-Justine Labelle Bertrand Millot
2021-06-08T15:30:00Z 2021-06-08T16:45:00Z America/New_York The+Net+Zero+Portfolio%3A+Strategies+%26+Practices+for+Investors+to+Align+their+Portfolios+with+Net+Zero Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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The Rise of Investor Stewardship: A Global Perspective
Rosalie Vendette Berenice Lasfargues Anuj A. Shah Bruce Duguid
2021-06-09T11:00:00Z 2021-06-09T12:15:00Z America/New_York The+Rise+of+Investor+Stewardship%3A+A+Global+Perspective Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Research Spotlight: Institute for Sustainable Finance
Sean Cleary Ryan Riordan
2021-06-09T12:15:00Z 2021-06-09T13:15:00Z America/New_York Research+Spotlight%3A+Institute+for+Sustainable+Finance Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Masterclass: Case Studies in Canadian Investor Stewardship
Jamie Bonham Sarah Couturier-Tanoh Lindsey Walton Jennifer Coulson
2021-06-09T15:30:00Z 2021-06-09T16:45:00Z America/New_York Masterclass%3A+Case+Studies+in+Canadian+Investor+Stewardship Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Achieving the SDGs by 2030: Leading Practices for Impact Measurement
Alexa Blain Belissa Rojas Kate Murray Muska Ulhaq
2021-06-10T11:00:00Z 2021-06-10T12:15:00Z America/New_York Achieving+the+SDGs+by+2030%3A+Leading+Practices+for+Impact+Measurement Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Expo: Partner Sessions
Kelly Hirsch Marc Foran Kelly  Gauthier Michela Gregory David Rutherford David Gregoire Elise Gregg Maia Becker Catherine  Philogène
2021-06-10T12:15:00Z 2021-06-10T13:15:00Z America/New_York Expo%3A+Partner+Sessions Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Impact Investing in Public Markets: Assessing Intentionality and Measurability
Diane Young Monique Mathys-Graaff Jory Cohen Sean Gilbert
2021-06-10T15:30:00Z 2021-06-10T16:45:00Z America/New_York Impact+Investing+in+Public+Markets%3A+Assessing+Intentionality+and+Measurability Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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ESG and Client Engagement in the Pandemic Era
Jonathan Lo Melissa Shin Carol Smith Sucheta Rajagopal
2021-06-11T11:00:00Z 2021-06-11T12:15:00Z America/New_York ESG+and+Client+Engagement+in+the+Pandemic+Era Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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CFA ESG Product Disclosure Standards: Exposure Draft
Deborah Kidd Chris Fidler
2021-06-11T12:15:00Z 2021-06-11T13:15:00Z America/New_York CFA+ESG+Product+Disclosure+Standards%3A+Exposure+Draft Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)
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Greenwashing: Addressing Retail Clients' Concerns
Jackie Cook Michelle de Cordova Greg Dalgetty Ian Robertson
2021-06-11T13:30:00Z 2021-06-11T14:45:00Z America/New_York Greenwashing%3A+Addressing+Retail+Clients%27+Concerns Hosted virtually on Hopin (link in the description)


Mark Carney

UN Special Envoy on Climate Action and Finance

Susan Uthayakumar

President, Sustainability Business Division, Schneider Electric

Rachel Murphy

Gender & Sustainability Officer, Deetken Impact

John Coyne

VP External Affairs & Sustainability, Unilever Canada

Lara Zink

President and CEO, Women in Capital Markets

Sean Gilbert

Director, Member Engagement, GIIN

Ian Robertson

VP, Director and Portfolio Manager, Odlum Brown Limited

Brent Bergeron

Senior VP, Corporate Affairs & Sustainability, Pan American Silver Corp.

Jory Cohen

Director of Finance and Impact Investment, Inspirit Foundation

Dustyn Lanz

CEO, RIA Canada

Jennifer Coulson

Vice President, ESG, BCI

Ryan Riordan

Research Director, Institute for Sustainable Finance, Queen's University

Delaney Greig

Director of Sustainable Investment, Addenda Capital

Catherine Philogène

VP, Product Management, RBC GAM

Bruce Duguid

Director, Head of Stewardship, EOS, Federated Hermes

Daniel Oura

Director, Strategic Accounts & ETF Specialist - Western Canada, AGF Investments Inc.

Maia Becker

Corporate Governance & Responsible Investment, RBC GAM

Lindsey Walton

Head of Canada, Principles for Responsible Investment

Elise Gregg

Portfolio Management Consultant, Vancity Investment Management

David Gregoire

Vice President, Federated Hermes

David Rutherford

Vice President of ESG Services, NEI Investments

Michela Gregory

Director of ESG Services, NEI Investments

Kelly Gauthier

Managing Director and Partner, Rally Assets

Marie-Justine Labelle

Head of Responsible Investment, Desjardins Investments

Alda Pavao

Senior Portfolio Manager, Canadian Equities, Addenda Capital

Achille Ginocchio

Regional Vice President, Sales, AGF Investments Inc.

Christine Bergeron

President and CEO, Vancity

Rahul Bhardwaj

President and CEO, Institute of Corporate Directors

Bertrand Millot

Head of Climate Risk and Issues, CDPQ

Anuj A. Shah

Partner, Head of US & UK, KKS Advisors

Berenice Lasfargues

ESG Specialist, BNP Paribas Asset Management

Sucheta Rajagopal

Portfolio Manager, Research Capital Corp

Sarah Couturier-Tanoh

Senior Shareholder Engagement & Policy Analyst, SHARE

Carol Smith

Financial Advisor, Desjardins Financial Security Independent

Rosalie Vendette

Sustainable Finance Expert

Muska Ulhaq

Manager, Operations and Programs, RIA Canada

Peter Richardson

Climate Strategist, Manifest Climate

Greg Dalgetty

Senior Editor, Investment Executive

Monique Mathys-Graaff

Senior Advisor and Public Markets Lead, Impact Management Project

Sarah Keyes

Principal, ESG Global Advisors

Peter Richardson

Climate Strategist, Manifest Climate

Melissa Shin

Editorial Director, Advisor's Edge and Investment Executive

Mary Robinson

Director, Research, Policy & Collaboration, RIA Canada

Olga Bordatcheva

Senior Manager, Member Relations, RIA Canada

Kate Murray

Director, Impact Management, Rally Assets

Sean Cleary

Chair, Institute for Sustainable Finance, Queen's University

Michelle Edkins

Managing Director, Investment Stewardship, BlackRock

Jamie Bonham

Director, Corporate Engagement, NEI

Chris Fidler

Senior Director, Product Management, CFA Institute

Michelle de Cordova

Principal, ESG Global Advisors Inc.

Belissa Rojas

Impact Measurement and Management Lead, SDG Impact Team, UNDP

Jackie Cook

Director of Investment Stewardship Research, Morningstar

Deborah Kidd

Director, Global Industry Standards, CFA Institute

Diane Young

Senior Portfolio Manager, Fixed Income & Co-Head, Corporate Bonds, Addenda Capital

Alexa Blain

Co-Founder and Managing Partner, Deetken Impact

Jonathan Lo

VP and Client Portfolio Manager, AGF Investment Management

Kelly Hirsch

Senior ESG Analyst, Vancity Investment Management

Matthew Stevenson

Regional Sales Director, Desjardins

Doug Guzman

Group Head, RBC Wealth Management, RBC Insurance RBC Investor & Treasury Services

Deborah Debas

Responsible Investment (RI) specialist, Desjardins Investments Inc.

Marc Foran

Chief Investment Officer, Rally Assets.

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Addenda Capital

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AGF Investments Inc.

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Deetken Impact

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Federated Hermes

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NEI Investments

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Rally Assets

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RBC Global Asset Management

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Advisor’s Edge

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Investment Executive

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