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BDO Real Estate and Construction Virtual Conference

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· Session
Welcome Remarks and Keynote Speaker
Jameson Bouffard, BDO National Real Estate and Construction Leader, opens up the 2020 Real Estate and Construction Virtual Conference.
Jameson Bouffard
· Session
Benjamin Tal, Deputy Chief Economist (CIBC)
Join Benjamin Tal, CIBC Deputy Chief Economist, as he discusses insights into the Canadian economic outlook and real estate landscape.
· Session
David Venance, Cushman & Wakefield (Western Canada)
Cushman & Wakefield’s Capital Market Outlook focused on Multifamily & Rentals for Western Canada specifically in Vancouver.
David Venance
· Session
CBRE Southwestern Ontario: Real Estate Outlook
Join panelists from CBRE offices across Southwestern Ontario as they discuss trends in the current real estate market, and share insights for the future.
Brook Handysides George Dube Joe Benninger Ted Overbaugh
· Session
Mario Lefebvre, Bank of Canada (Quebec)
[French Session] L’incertitude entourant cette pandémie plane toujours. Qu’est-ce que cela veut dire pour le secteur immobilier?
Mario Lefebvre
· Session
Stefan Teague, Cushman & Wakefield (Greater Toronto Area)
Join Stefan as he takes a tour around the asset classes (office, industrial, investment, retail) within the GTA, providing insights and trends for each.
Stefan Teague
· Session
Michael Gregory, Bank of Montreal
Join Michael for a discussion on the economic outlook across Canada’s real estate market, and the reasons for the nationwide pickup.
Michael Gregory
· Networking
Break
Connect with fellow participants in the Networking area of our conference.
· Session
Duncan MacLean, CBRE (Western Canada)
CBRE Real Estate Outlook focused on office, investment, and commercial for Western Canada
Duncan Maclean
· Session
Ontario Construction Act Update
Update on the learnings from the first year of the Construction Act from an adjudicator’s perspective, counsel and a business owner/executive.
Chetan Sehgal Chad Kopach Keith Bannon Chris Moran
· Session
A conversation on the role of technology and innovation on the future of work.
Join Farrah Khimji as she brings unique lens to the conversation surrounding the intersection of commercial real estate and technology.
Farrah Khimji
· Session
Canadian Construction Association: Enabling Innovation through Construction Technology
Mary Van Buren, CCA President, sits down with BDO for a fireside chat to discuss how enabling innovation can help companies future-proof their businesses.
Mary Van Buren
· Session
Panel: Construction Industry in Southwestern Ontario
What is the current state of the construction and development industry within Southwestern Ontario? Join BDO and regional panelists to hear all about it.
George Dube Jason Fabbian
· Session
US Market Outlook & Tax Considerations
U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook and Cross-Border Tax Considerations
Bruce Sprague Lauro Ferroni Dan Lundenberg
· Session
COVID-19:Quel est l’avenir pour le secteur immobilier?
Les membres du panel discuteront des conséquences de la pandémie: Est-ce que la pandémie marquera le début de la mort des centres-villes?
Marie-France Benoit Chantal Cousineau Eric Santoire Erica Deschenes Arianne Cousineau
· Session
Panel: Fraud Experts
What is fraud and where is it prevalent within the Real Estate and Construction industry? BDO is joined by experts to discuss how to protect your business.
George Dube Chetan Sehgal Allison  Speigel Vivek Gupta
· Networking
Break
Connect with fellow participants in the Networking area of our conference.
· Session
Colliers Fireside Chat: Canadian Leasing Market Update
Join BDO and Colliers International as they discuss the state of the leasing market across the country.
Roelof van Dijk Jameson Bouffard Scott Addison
· Session
Business Rebound Series: Construction Insights & Restructuring Options
Insights on the Construction Industry and Restructuring Options
Matt Peron Jervis Rodrigues
· Session
Current Indirect Tax Issues affecting Real Estate and Construction
BDO's tax experts walk us through how to mitigate risks when it comes to Indirect Tax and Real Estate audit activities.
Nick Kietaibl Scott Merry Bruce Goudy
· Session
New Projects in North American Infrastructure
BDO Canada and BDO USA join forces to discuss what is happening and where things are heading within the North American infrastructure industry.
Umer Yaqub Paul Gill Seth Miller Gabriel
· Session
Starting a Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT)
Join BDO and Hooman Tabesh (Alliance REIT) as they discuss the insights surrounding starting and growing a REIT.
Jameson Bouffard Hooman Tabesh
· Session
Real Estate Executive Panel
Learn how these Leaders in Western Canada have adapted to the changing environment & how they are rethinking their strategy moving forward.
 Andrew Tong Jason Turcotte Ryan Lalonde Cynthia Jagger Suky Cheema
· Session
Closing Remarks
Thank you for attending BDO's Real Estate and Construction Virtual Conference.

Speakers

Brook Handysides

Speaker, Real Estate Market in South Western Ontario

Marie-France Benoit

Panelist, COVID-19:Quel est l’avenir pour le secteur immobilier?

Roelof van Dijk

Speaker, Colliers Fireside Chat

Mary Van Buren

President, Canadian Construction Association

George Dube

Moderator, BDO Canada

Michael Gregory

Deputy Chief Economist, Bank of Montreal

Joe Benninger

Speaker, Real Estate Market in South Western Ontario

Eric Santoire

Panelist, Ivanhoe Cambridge

Matt Peron

Panelist, Business Rebound

Bruce Sprague

Panelist, Cross Border Tax

Chetan Sehgal

Moderator, BDO Canada

Chantal Cousineau

Moderator, BDO Canada

Allison Speigel

Panelist, Fraud Panel

Scott Addison

Speaker, Colliers Fireside Chat

Bruce Goudy

Panelist, Indirect Tax Session

Mario Lefebvre

Speaker, Banque du Canada (Quebec)

Duncan Maclean

Speaker, Real Estate Outlook focused on office, investment, and commercial for Western Canada

Suky Cheema

Moderator, Executive Panel

Dan Lundenberg

Panelist, Cross Border Tax

Hooman Tabesh

Panelist, REIT Session

Ted Overbaugh

Speaker, Real Estate Market in South Western Ontario

Jameson Bouffard

Panel Moderator

Seth Miller Gabriel

Panelist, North American Infrastructure Practice

Paul Gill

Panelist, North American Infrastructure Practice

David Venance

Speaker, Capital Market Outlook focused on Multifamily & Rentals for Western Canada

Arianne Cousineau

Panelist, COVID-19:Quel est l’avenir pour le secteur immobilier?

Cynthia Jagger

Panelist, Executive Panel

Jason Fabbian

Panelist, Construction Update

Chris Moran

Panelist, Construction Act

Ryan Lalonde

Panelist, Executive Panel

Vivek Gupta

Panelist, Fraud Panel

Lauro Ferroni

Panelist, Cross Border Tax

Jason Turcotte

Panelist, Executive Panel

Andrew Tong

Panelist, Executive Panel

Jervis Rodrigues

Panelist, Business Rebound

Scott Merry

Panelist, Indirect Tax Session

Nick Kietaibl

Panelist, Indirect Tax Session

Keith Bannon

Panelist, Construction Act

Chad Kopach

Panelist, Construction Act

Erica Deschenes

Panelist, COVID-19:Quel est l’avenir pour le secteur immobilier?

Farrah Khimji

Speaker, Technology in REC

Stefan Teague

Speaker, Real Estate Market in Greater Toronto Area

Umer Yaqub

Panelist, North American Infrastructure Practice

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