A unique conference … the entrepreneurs private market

The first conference on the exempt market in Quebec (CMDQ)

This conference focuses on presenting, educating and informing Quebec investors about alternative investments and the exempt market, the growing entrepreneurial private market. The conference will provide the information and education needed to better understand this market and track future trends. Participants will have the chance to benefit from a full day entirely dedicated to alternative investments. In fact, conversations and workshops on the exempt market and non-traditional investments by industry experts will be presented throughout the day.

DATE & LOCATION
CMDQ conference will take place on October 10, 2019 from 9 am to 6 pm in Laval at the Palace Congress Center

THE MORNING

7:45 – 9:00 Lunch and registration

9:00 – 9:15 Welcome: Annie-Soleil Proteau

9:15 – 10:00  Alternative Investments and the Exempt Market

Presentation on Alternative Investments and the Exempt Market. The role of alternative investments in a portfolio and what is the exempt market.
Speaker introduced by: Annie-Soleil Proteau
Speaker: Tommy Baltzis, WhiteHaven

10:00 – 10:15 Coffee Break & Opening of the kiosks showroom

10:15 – 10:45 Panel Discussion: Alternative Investments – From an Institutional Perspective

Discussion on how the culture and philosophy of institutional change over time regarding alternative investments.
Panel presented by: Annie-Soleil Proteau
Moderator: Tommy Baltzis, WhiteHaven
Guest: Ron D’Vari, NewOak NY
Guest: Richard Guay, Former CEO La Caisse de Depot

10:45 – 11:15 Panel Discussion: Alternative Investments – From the perspective of High net worth individuals

Discuss how alternative investments are used by wealthy individuals and family offices.

Panel presented by: Annie-Soleil Proteau Moderator: Patricia Chamoun, Chamoun Legal
Guest: Stuart Dunn, Holdun Family Office
Guest: Philippe de Gaspé Beaubien, de Gaspé Beaubien Family Office
Guest: John Koloda, Tiger 21

11:15 – Noon Networking showroom

THE AFTERNOON

13:30 – 13:35 Welcoming address: Annie-Soleil Proteau

13:35 – 14:00 The exempt market 101

Presentation on the exempt market to understand what this market is, the risks of these investments, the suitability, how individuals can qualify for these investments.

Speaker introduced by: Annie-Soleil Proteau
Speaker: Jonathan Halwagi, FASKEN

14:00 – 14:45 Panel discussion: Our Quebec issuers in the exempt market

Discussion with Quebec issuers who are in the exempt market. Why they are in this market, the stakes, the importance of this market and expectation on the future.

Panel presented by: Annie-Soleil Proteau
Moderator: Catherine Brunet, Demers Beaulne Guest: Caroline Bernier, The Fashion Hero
Guest: Serge Legault, Hopitel
Guest: Nick Tsatsaronis, Eggspress Income Trust
Guest: Dennis Baltzis, Solstar Pharma
Guest: Elisabeth Fortin, MVMT Capital

14:45 – 15:10 Panel Discussion: Alternative Investments and the Exempt Market Become More Popular

Discussion about alternative placements and the marketplace given that they are becoming more and more popular, some statistics and the academic point of view.
Panel presented by: Annie-Soleil Proteau

Moderator: Andrea Gill, Service Proxi
Guest: Alexandre Prokhoroff, PwC
Guest: Pierre St-Laurent, HEC and CAIA

15:10 – 15:30 Coffee break – Networking showroom

15:30 – 16:15 Panel discussion: Exempt market issuers in Canada

Discussion in English issuers who are in the exempt market. Why they are in this market, the stakes, the importance of this market and expectation on the future.

Panel presented by: Annie-Soleil Proteau
Moderator: Georgina Blanas, PCMA Canada
Guest: Randy Beaudoin, Invico Capital Fund Guest: Curtis Potyondi, Trinity Hotel Fund
Guest: Nancy Bacon, Triumph Real Estate
Guest: Sheri Kosturik, Secure Capital MIC

16:15 – 16:40 Presentation of an issuer in the exempt market: Solstar Pharma

Presentation of Solstar Pharma on the unique opportunity offered through the exempt market. The science behind the company

Speaker introduced by: Annie-Soleil Proteau
Speaker: Dr. Dennis Baltzis PhD, Solstar Pharma
Speaker: Dr. Max Arella PhD, Solstar Pharma

16:40 – 16:45 Closing remarks: Annie-Soleil Proteau End of the conference, thank you and last words End of the conference: Annie-Soleil Proteau Last words and thank you: Tommy Baltzis, WhiteHaven

16:45 – 18:00 Networking – the showroom

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