CPBI Ontario Online Seminar Pension Investment Outlook 2021

CPBI Ontario Online Seminar Pension Investment Outlook 2021

February 2, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PMOnline on ADOBE Connect - Eastern Time
Area of Interest: Pensions, Investments Format: Web

Dawn of a new day : Pension perspectives emerging in a post-Covid world

Online Seminar hosted by CPBI Ontario
As a challenging year draws to a close, we can all recognize that 2020 has been the craziest year on record, and we are all looking to bring a healthy amount of optimism into 2021. In line with this theme, we are also seeking a great amount of market change and uncertainty, with many pension and asset owners taking a pause and revaluating market outlooks and asset allocation decision making as we look forward.

In this panel discussion, we will hear insights from senior industry leaders in the pension industry as they share their perspectives as we close our 2020 and look forward to 2021 and the dawn of a new day. In this session, we will hear insights from the pension perspective where future opportunities, areas of risk, and some of the key attendee outcomes will include:

  • Investment perspectives on various asset classes and outlooks across the asset allocation spectrum.
  • Thoughtful insights from senior pension industry professionals.
  • Economic Outlook and market expectations for 2021.
  • Q&A segment to hear perspectives from panelists.

CE Credits
CE credits will be offered in partnership through the Institute, Saskatchewan, Alberta Insurance Councils, and Manitoba Insurance Council. A short quiz must be completed at the conclusion of the seminar to qualify for credit.
CEBS CPE policy guidelines
This CPBI online seminar complies with CEBS CPE policy guidelines: You may be interested to report the content of the present CPBI professional development activity and apply for CPE credit.
Date and Time
Tuesday, February 2nd, 2021 - 1:00pm to 2:00pm ET
Format and Login Information
Online WEBINAR using Adobe Connect - Instructions are included in the confirmation e-mail - A reminder with Login information will be emailed on February 1st. 
Registration Fee :
Early Bird RegistrationRegular Price
CPBI Member Rate

$ 25

Non Member Rate

$ 45


$ 125

Non Member  - Sponsored VIRTUAL TABLE OF 6$ 225
CPBI Member Rate

$ 35

Non Member Rate

$ 77.5

CPBI Member - Sponsored VIRTUAL TABLE OF 6

$ 175

Non Member - Sponsored VIRTUAL TABLE OF 6$ 275
Early bird registration expires January 10th ! 
Are you a CPBI Member from Ontario? Renew your Membership today and attend this online seminar for free!

To receive your complimentary registration please email [email protected]

Only CPBI Members who are residents in Ontario are entitled to one free registration.

Have questions or need assistance registering yourself, a colleague or a group? Contact Cristina by email : [email protected]
Cancellation Policy
Brent Joyce, CFA

Investment Strategist

Mackenzie Investments

As Investment Strategist, Brent is responsible for providing insight into current capital market and economic conditions for clients and investment partners across Canada. 

Brent has more than 25 years of financial services and investment management industry experience. He joined Mackenzie with the 2020 integration of GLC Asset Management. Brent was with GLC and its predecessor companies since 2008. Brent is a sought-after industry expert known for his straightforward market insights and practical investment strategies for individual and institutional investors. His current and relevant views have earned him appearances on BNN Bloomberg and as an industry key-note speaker across Canada.
Brent is a CFA charterholder, holds the Personal Financial Planner designation from the Institute of Canadian Bankers and a Bachelor of Science degree (Economics-Quantitative Methods) from the University of Toronto.

Wagner Dada

PhD, CFA, Senior Portfolio Manager

CPP Investment Board

Dada is responsible for researching and building systematic alpha and risk premia factors for multi-asset strategies. Before his current role, he was previously responsible for portfolio construction and research in the tactical asset allocation team within CPPIB. He joined CPPIB in August 2015 after spending seven years designing, building and implementing a global macro multi-asset systematic strategy at Tudor Investment Corporation. He holds a PhD degree in Economics from the University of Cambridge and is a CFA charterholder.

Dawn Desjardins

Vice President, Deputy Chief Economist 

RBC Economic

Dawn Desjardins joined the RBC Economics team in January 2006. She is a key contributor to the macroeconomic forecasts for Canada and the U.S. and is part of a team that is responsible for the interest rate forecasts for both countries.
Dawn delivers economic analysis to RBC’s clients through a variety of publications and presentations. She is often interviewed by media from across North America to discuss developments in the economy and financial markets.
Prior to joining RBC, Dawn worked as a reporter for Bloomberg Financial News in Toronto covering the Canadian bond and currency markets and was the Canadian bond market strategist for a major U.S. bank for ten years. She is a graduate of the University of Toronto.

Matthew Stewart

Senior Manager

Deloitte Canada

Matthew Stewart is a Senior Manager in the Economics and Financial Advisory group. Matthew is based in the Ottawa office and has almost twenty years of experience in economic forecasting, economic consulting, and international development.
Prior to joining the Economics and Financial Advisory group, Matthew was Director of the Economics Department at the Conference Board of Canada. As the Director of Economics, he was responsible for all economic forecast publications including the Canadian, Provincial, Metro, Industrial, U.S. and Global Outlooks. His primary responsibilities included overseeing the creation of economic and demographic models, communicating the forecast results and being the primary media spokesperson. He was also responsible for overseeing the creation of custom economic forecasts for clients.
Matthew also has significant experience leading complex economic consulting projects. Recently he led a team that built a demand and supply model for physicians utilizing patient record level data based on disease risk factors, disease incidence, prevalence, and mortality for over 250 diseases. Matthew was responsible for presenting to and getting buy in from the oversight and technical steering committees made up of federal and provincial representatives. In another study, he led a team that estimated the economic impact of a carbon tax and the cost of achieving Canada’s Paris commitment. In another recent project, he led a team that estimated the economic benefits of early childhood education nationally and by province and presented these results at the Education and Skills Symposium—a large event attended by more than 400 people.
Matthew has also led or had senior roles in several large international development projects. Recently, he led several missions to Indonesia where he worked with government officials and industry representatives to identify ways to improve trade with Canada. In another project, he created a training program for the Ukrainian Ministry of Economy and European Integration, the Ukrainian Ministry of Finance, the National Bank of Ukraine, and the National Defense and Security Council to build economic models and improve budgeting capacity. Based on that project’s success, he led a second project to assist several Ukrainian Oblasts and city level governments in developing financial projection models and strategic plans.
Matthew has a M.A. (Economics) from McMaster University and a B.A. (Honours Economics) from The University of Western Ontario.

Matthew Streeter

Senior Investment Consultant

People Corporation

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