Venue
JW Marriott Parq
JW Marriott Parq, 39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3, Canada

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Event Date Tue Jun 4 PDT - Thu Jun 6 PDT (over 2 years ago)
In your timezone (EST): Tue Jun 4 11:00am - Thu Jun 6 8:00pm
Location JW Marriott Parq
39 Smithe St, Vancouver, BC V6B 0R3, Canada
Region Americas
Details

Invest Canada provides a finger on the pulse on all that impacts Canada’s private equity and venture capital industry—from macro-economic issues, to in-depth discussions relevant to specific industries and sectors. Hear from leading global thought leaders, investors, and today’s innovation pioneers on various issues impacting the private capital environment.

Speakers

2019 Speakers

Mark Usher
Managing Director and North American Market Leader, CIBC Innovation Banking

Peter Dowse
Chief Financial Officer & Partner, Ironbridge Equity

Whitney Rockley
Co-Founder and Managing Partner, McRock Capital

Kristina Williams
President & CEO, Alberta Enterprise Corporation

Tracey McVicar
Managing Partner, CAI Capital Partners

Curtis Johansson
Partner, CAI Capital Partners

Eric Noël
Canada 2030

Michael Woolhouse
Managing Director, Head of Secondaries, CPPIB

Michael Bowman
Vice President, Northleaf Capital Partners

David Zug
Principal, HarbourVest Partners

Caroline Côté
Manager, Quebec Funds Private Equity, Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ)

Neal Hill
Vice President, BDC Capital

Dr. Rebecca Homkes
London Business School

Dr. Glenn Landry PhD
Sleep Specialist

Alex Graham
Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

Chip Wadsworth
Managing Director, RBC Capital Markets

Andrew Foley
Partner, Paul Weiss

Anthony Joyce
Senior Vice President, Marsh

Jake Irwin
Partner, McCarthy Tetrault

Pavan Jawanda
Partner, McCarthy Tetrault

George Rossolatos
CEO, CBGF

Richard Pay
Partner, Transactions Services Leader, PwC

David Frum
Political Commentator & Editor, The Atlantic

David Kaplan
Director, Co-Founder, Partner and Co-Head of Private Equity, Ares Management

Kim Furlong
Chief Executive Officer, CVCA

Adley Bowden
Vice President of Market Development and Analysis, PitchBook Data

Shane Goudey
Partner, Cooley LLP

Barbara Dirks
Head of Canada, Silicon Valley Bank

Chris Arsenault
General Partner, iNovia Capital

Shahrooz Nabavi
Partner, Fasken

Richard Harris
Partner, Founders Group of Food Companies

Brett Hodson
Former President & Chief Executive Officer at CORIX Group of Companies

Tina Osen
President, HUB International

Ted Redmond
President & CEO, ZCL Composites Inc.

Ben Gibbons
National Private Equity Industry Leader, RSM Canada

Chip Wilson
Executive Director, Hold it All Inc.

Shahrzad Rafati
CEO, BroadbandTV Corp

Scott Thomson
President and Chief Executive Officer, Finning International Inc.

Tara Bosch
Founder & CEO, SmartSweets

Dominic Barton
Senior Partner, McKinsey & Company

Rich Osborn
Managing Partner, TELUS Ventures

Paul Desmarais III
Executive Chairman, Portag3

Nan Zhou
Director, Baidu Capital

Rodrigo Prudencio
Amazon Corporate Development, The Alexa Fund

Michael Dingle
National Technology Leader, PwC Canada

Jason Cawley
Senior Portfolio Manager, BCI

Jeremy Billan
Director - Growth Equity, BDC

David Brent
Partner, Altas Partner

JP Bogden
Partner, Blakes

Mary Dimou
Director, Business Development, Canopy Rivers

Matt Shalhoub
Managing Director, Green Acre Capital

Blake Corbet
Co-Head of Investment Banking, PI Financial

Margot Micallef
Founder & CEO, Gabriella’s Kitchen Inc. (GABY)

Rami El-Cheikh
Partner – Deal Strategy & Value Creation, PwC Canada

Sam Znaimer
Managing Director, WGD Capital

Tyler Shultz
Theranos Whistleblower & Entrepreneur

Guhan Subramanian
Chair – Program on Negotiation, Harvard Business School

Sawagi Taiko

Sponsors & Partners

2019 Sponsors and Partners

TITLE SPONSORS:
• PWC

PLATINUM SPONSORS:
• bdc
• alberta enterprise
• Blakes
• Dead Cloud
• DFIN
• FASKEN
• KPMG
• PNC
• RSM
• RBC
• TELUS Ventures

DIAMOND SPONSORS:
• Bennet Jones
• CIBC
• EDC
• FONDS
• MNP CORPORATE FINANCE, INC
• TORYS LLP

GOLD SPONSORS:
• ADP
• BLG
• Brookfield
• CAI
• HARBOURVEST
• Hillcore Group
• NorthLeaf
• NVCF
• OVCF
• NORTON ROSE FULBRIGHT
• PitchBook
• SVB
• TD

SILVER SPONSORS:
• Blaney McMurtry LLP
• BMO
• CBGF
• KENSINGTON
• MARSH
• mccarthy tetrault
• ScotiaBank
• TMX
• TRIWEST CAPITAL PARTNERS

BRONZE SPONSOR:
• FONDACTION
• Goodmans
• innovateBC
• MLTAIKINS
• SATOV
• VISTARA CAPITAL PARTNERS