2020 National Conference

Event Update

Many of you may have been impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and as the situation evolves, we know that PMAC members and affiliates are taking appropriate measures to stay safe and healthy. For example, many of our members have imposed restrictions on travel and large gatherings. Given the current uncertainty surrounding the outbreak, PMAC is taking steps to prepare for various scenarios with respect to our upcoming events, meetings and activities. 

At this time we expect that this event will proceed, subject to further developments and advisories from health officials. 

Event Overview

This event will feature an exceptional line-up of world class thought leaders and sessions on timely global issues. Investment industry executives from across Canada have a unique opportunity to exchange ideas, deepen knowledge of industry trends, and develop valuable relationships with other portfolio managers. 

Check back soon for the agenda. Past speakers include: The Right Honourable Jean Chretien, as well as Canada’s Former Ambassador to the U.S. – David MacNaughton.

View the 2019 agenda here

Event Details

  • Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
  • Time: 8:30 AM (Registration opens) – 4:30 PM (Networking reception to follow) 
  • Location: Fairmont Royal York, Toronto, Ontario
  • Cost: The conference registration fee includes all session materials, breakfast, lunch and refreshment breaks. Attendees are responsible for their own hotel accommodations, if required.
    • PMAC Member/Affiliate
      • Early-Bird Rate (to July 31): $375 + tax
      • Regular Pricing (from August 1): $450 + tax
      • Additional Attendee Pricing: $275 + tax
        • PMAC Members/Affiliates registering two or more attendees will receive a registration rate of $275 + tax for each additional attendee.
    • Non-Member/Non-Affiliate
      • $600 + tax
  • Accommodations: PMAC has a room-block at the Fairmont Royal York, with a preferred rate starting at $339.00 (+tax) per night for the week of the Conference. Reservations may be made online. Availability is limited — book early to secure your accommodations. 

Speaker Spotlight

Morning Keynote Address – David Rosenberg

David Rosenberg is the Chief Economist and Strategist of Rosenberg Research & Associates, an independent financial markets and economic consulting firm he launched in January 2020.

Mr. Rosenberg, best known for his bearish calls and as the author of “Breakfast with Dave”, will provide his distillation of economic and financial market insights and forecasts.

With decades of experience in identifying shifts in the global economic cycle and assessing how such shifts influence the investment landscape, we look forward to hearing his outlook!


Thank you to our sponsors for their generous support of this event!


Event Registration

Should you need assistance with registering, please contact Gillian Murch at gmurch@pmac.org.

If your firm is a member of PMAC and has previously registered attendees for this event, you are eligible for the additional attendee rate. Please email Gillian Murch for the additional attendee registration link.

If you are a CEO/President/Managing Director and are attending both the CEO Dinner (Monday, November 16) and the National Conference, you may register for both events using this link

Cancellations & Substitution Policy

We understand that unexpected circumstances may force a registrant to cancel. Cancellations must be received in writing via email to Gillian Murch at gmurch@pmac.org on or by November 3, 2020. There are no refunds for any cancellation received later than November 3, 2020. Substitutions may be made at any time, in writing, at no additional fee. If you register for the conference and do not attend, you are responsible for the full registration fee.

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