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The RIA Virtual Conference is a digital version of the same great content that we have been delivering for years at the annual RIA Conference. We are converting 10 key sessions from the conference into live webcasts, which will run twice per day from June 8th to 12th.

Attendees can connect with each other via text and video chats, engage with speakers via online polls and audience Q&A, and hear from thought leaders on key issues and trends in the field of ESG and sustainable finance. 

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Schedule

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RIA VIRTUAL CONFERENCE WELCOME ADDRESS + RIA LEADERSHIP AWARDS
Dustyn Lanz
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KEYNOTE SESSION: RESILIENCE AND TRANSITION IN AN ERA OF CRISIS AND UNCERTAINTY
Linda Coady Amber Kanwar Kathleen Taylor
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SUSTAINABLE FINANCE IN CANADA: WHAT IS THE STATE OF PLAY AND WHAT IS NEXT?
Sarah Thompson Milla Craig Roger Beauchemin Barb Zvan
· Stage
TRANSITION LEADERSHIP: A VIEW FROM THE C-SUITE
Jamie Bonham Mark Little
· Expo
EXPO HOURS
Jennifer Macdonald Rosa van den Beemt Fate Saghir Joe Keefe Annie Laliberte Catherine  Philogène John Bai David Rutherford Patrick Kabrita, CFA, CIM Nalini Feuilloley Jamie Bonham Deborah Debas
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AN INVESTOR’S ROLE IN COMBATING MODERN SLAVERY
Nalini Feuilloley Timea Nagy Barbara Gosse Fiona Reynolds
· Stage
WOMEN IN LEADERSHIP: THE PATH TO GENDER PARITY IN CANADA
Camilla Sutton Melissa Sonberg Tanya van Biesen Barry McInerney
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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: MOVING FORWARD ON RACE, ETHNICITY, AND BEYOND
Laura McGee Hyewon Kong Marina Leacock Ramandeep  Grewal
· Stage
ESG IN FINANCIAL ANALYSIS PART ONE: AN INTRODUCTION
Ben Yeoh Sean Cleary
· Expo
EXPO HOURS
Jennifer Macdonald Rosa van den Beemt Fate Saghir Joe Keefe Annie Laliberte Catherine  Philogène John Bai David Rutherford Patrick Kabrita, CFA, CIM Nalini Feuilloley Jamie Bonham Deborah Debas
· Stage
ESG IN FINANCIAL ANALYSIS PART TWO: MASTER CLASS
Aaron Bennett Sean Cleary
· Stage
ADVISOR PRACTICE STRATEGIES TO MEET THE DEMAND FOR RESPONSIBLE INVESTING
Asmita Kanungo Jackie Ramler Michael Silicz
· Stage
ADDRESSING RETAIL CLIENTS’ OBJECTIVES IN THE ENERGY TRANSITION
Deborah Debas Marie-Josee Privyk Jean-Philippe Renaut Sucheta Rajagopal

Speakers

Sucheta Rajagopal

Portfolio Manager, Mackie Research Capital Corp.

Kathleen Taylor

Chair, RBC Board of Directors

Sean Cleary

Executive Director, Institute for Sustainable Finance

Barry McInerney

President and CEO, Mackenzie Investments

Barb Zvan

Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance

Mark Little

President & CEO, Suncor

Tanya van Biesen

Executive Director, Canada, Catalyst

Fiona Reynolds

Chair of the Global Financial Sector Commission on Modern Slavery and PRI CEO

Roger Beauchemin

President and CEO, Addenda Capital

Barbara Gosse

Founding CEO, Canadian Centre to End Human Trafficking

Amber Kanwar

Reporter, BNN Bloomberg

Michael Silicz

Investment Advisor and Portfolio Manager, National Bank Financial

Nalini Feuilloley

Director, Responsible Investment, BMO Global Asset Management - Canada

Jackie Ramler

Portfolio Manager, Raymond James Ltd.

Melissa Sonberg

Corporate Director

Ramandeep Grewal

Partner, Stikeman Elliott

Marina Leacock

Director, Lazard Asset Management

Hyewon Kong

Vice President, Responsible Investing at Investment Management Corporation of Ontario

Jean-Philippe Renaut

CEO, Aequo

Asmita Kanungo

National Director, ESG Practice Management, NEI Investments

Laura McGee

Founder and CEO, Diversio

Timea Nagy

Best Selling Author, Survivor of Human Trafficking, CEO of Timea's Cause Inc.

Marie-Josee Privyk

ESG Advisor, FinComm Services

Mary Robinson

Director, Research, Policy & Collaboration, Responsible Investment Association (RIA)

Camilla Sutton

President & CEO, Women in Capital Markets

Dustyn Lanz

Chief Executive Officer, RIA

Linda Coady

Executive Director, Pembina Institute

Deborah Debas

Responsible Investment Specialist, Desjardins Wealth Management

Jamie Bonham

Director, Corporate Engagement, NEI Investments

Aaron Bennett

Managing Director, Sustainable Investment Strategies and Research, Jarislowsky Fraser

Ben Yeoh

Senior Portfolio Manager, Global Equity, RBC Global Asset Management (U.K.)

Milla Craig

Founder & President, Millani

John Cook

President and CEO, Greenchip

Patrick Kabrita, CFA, CIM

National Account Director, Desjardins

David Rutherford

VP, ESG Services, NEI Investments

John Bai

VP & CIO, Aviso Wealth

Annie Laliberte

Senior Portfolio Manager at Addenda Capital inc.

Joe Keefe

CEO, PAX World Funds

Fate Saghir

Head of SRI Investing, Mackenzie Investments

Michael Evans

Vice President, National Sales Initiative, Mackenzie Investments

Rosa van den Beemt

Vice President, Responsible Investment, BMO

mark webster

Director, ETF, BMO

Jennifer Macdonald

Relationship Manager, CoPower

Catherine Philogène

VP Product Management, RBC Global Asset Management

Sarah Thompson

Vice Chair, Transition Taxonomy Technical Committee

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Desjardins

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NEI Investments

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RBC Global Asset Management

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BMO Global Asset Management

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Addenda Capital

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Mackenzie Investments

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CoPower

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Women’s College Hospital Foundation

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