Learn from industry leaders through expert-led panel sessions and in-depth discussions

Keynote speakers

Janie Béïque

Chief Executive Officer, Fonds de solidarité FTQ

Marie-Claude Boisvert

Partner & Head of Sagard Private Equity Canada, Sagard

Geoff Colvin

Senior Editor at Large, Fortune, CBS Radio Daily, & Best-Selling Author

Baron Davis

Two-Time NBA All-Star, Serial-Entrepreneur, and Investor 

Clarissa Desjardins

Chief Executive Officer, Congruence

Dawn Desjardins

Chief Economist, Deloitte

Michael Denham

Executive Vice-President and Head of Commercial and Private Banking, National Bank of Canada

David Fialkow

Co-Founder & Managing Director, General Catalyst, & Academy Award-winning filmmaker

Michael Fortier

Vice Chairman, RBC Capital Markets

Vanessa Grant

Senior Partner, Norton Rose Fulbright

Isabelle Hudon

President and CEO, Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC)

Steve Krammer

Chief Executive Officer, WorkJam

Hugues Lalancette

Partner, Inovia

Sir Terry Matthews

Founder & Chairman, Wesley Clover International

Geneviève Morin

Chief Executive Officer, Fondaction

Bicha Ngo

Chief Executive Officer, Investissement Québec

James O'Shea

Partner, Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP

Dany Pelletier

Chief Operating Officer, Investments, Fonds de solidarité FTQ

Hon. Pierre Pettigrew

Former Minister of Foreign Affairs of Canada

Stephen Poloz

Special Advisor,Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP, & former Governor, Bank of Canada

Senia Rapisarda

Managing Director, HarbourVest Partners (Canada)

Kim Thomassin

Executive Vice-President and Head of Québec, CDPQ


Featured Speakers

Sumita Banerjee

Director, Insights and Strategic Initiatives, BDC Capital

Sanjana Basu

Investor, Radical Ventures

Christophe Bourque

General Partner, White Star Capital

Mark Benedetti

Executive President, Ardian

Darin Brock

Partner, TorQuest

Jennifer Choi

Chief Executive Officer, Institutional Limited Partners Association (ILPA)

Bernard Cormier

Partner and Managing Director in the M&A and Capital Markets, BDO

Giles Day

CEO, Ability Biologics

Shane Feeney

Head of Secondaries, NorthLeaf

Hemal Fraser-Rawal

General Partner, White Star Capital

Kim Furlong

Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Venture Capital & Private Equity Association (CVCA)

Randy Garg

Founder and Managing Partner, Vistara Growth

Scott Gregory

Partner, Snowbridge Advisors

Charles Haliburton

Vice President, Technology Buyouts, General Atlantic

Lauren Harris

Managing Director, Northleaf Capital

Pamela Hendrickson

Vice Chairman at The Riverside Company and Chairman of the Board of the American Investment Council

Omar Jabri

Managing Director, Lexington Partners

Geoff Kelsall

Senior Associate, Torys LLP

Maha Katab

General Partner, Sofinnova Investments

Hilary LaBrash

Managing Director – Private Funds Group, Evercore

Sophia Maizel

Principal, HarbourVest Partners (Canada) Limited

John Markell

Managing Director, Armentum Partners

Sylvester McClearn

Director, New York State Common Retirement Fund

Mia Morisset

Principal, Inovia

Adam Nanjee

Head of Venture Capital, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Mike Notto

Partner, BDC Capital

Simon Oak

Managing Director, Lexington Partners

Amy Olah

Managing Director and Head of Canada Originations, CIBC Innovation Banking

Rob Olsen

Vice Chairman of Private Capital, Nicola Wealth

Catherine Parent

Managing Director, Quebec and Atlantic, Roynat Equity Partners

Mike Pugatch

Managing Director, HarbourVest

Olivier Quenneville

President & Chief Executive Officer, Réseau Capital

Ravi Ramharak

Director, M&A, MSP Corp

Jeff Reals

Managing Director, Performance Equity

Caitlin Rose

Partner, FASKEN

Giancarlo Salvo

Partner, Dentons

Joy Savchenko

Senior Managing Director, Evercore

Pavel Stoev

VP of Business Development, CentML

Thomas Terrats

Co-Founder and CEO, Vessel

Laurence Vigeant-Langlois

Managing Director, AE Industrial Partners

Tuyen Vo

Head of Technology and Innovation Banking, National Bank

Kristina Williams

President and Chief Executive Officer, Alberta Enterprise Corporation

Monika Wilson

Senior Manager, Indigenous Consulting, MNP LLP

Margaret Wu

Vice President, Georgian

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