PMAC 2020 National Conference – November 17

Event Details

Hindsight is 2020: The Year in Review and What Lies Ahead

  • Date: Tuesday, November 17, 2020
  • Time: 12:00 PM – 5:00 PM ET / 9:00 AM – 2:00 PM PT
  • LocationVirtual Event Platform (EventMobi)
    • Please Note: Each registered attendee will be provided a unique login to the EventMobi platform. Only registered attendees will be able to access the event live-stream and event platform.
  • Cost:
    • PMAC Members and Affiliate Members:
      • 1st Attendee: $175 + tax
      • Register your colleagues and receive the additional attendee rate of $100 + tax
    • Non-Members: $225 + tax

View the Agenda here

Event Overview

This year’s virtual half day conference will feature an exceptional line-up of world class thought leaders and sessions on topical global issues. 

Feel free to come and go as your schedule allows. A recording of the event will be made available to those who register to attend. All registered attendees will receive a unique link to join the event, explore the virtual sponsor booths and connect with other registered attendees a few days prior to the event.

Sessions will include:

Keynote Address: Early Post-Pandemic Considerations for Financial Markets with Stephen Poloz, former Governor of the Bank of Canada. Moderated Q&A with Lesley Marks, Chief Investment Officer & Head of Investment Management, BMO Private Wealth Canada. 

Market Outlook with David Rosenberg, Chief Economist and Strategist of Rosenberg Research & Associates. View the latest “Breakfast with Dave” article from October 14, 2020. Register here for your free 30 day trial to Rosenberg Research. 

60/40 – Is the 40 Dead – What are options to the balanced portfolio and opportunities for alternatives? This panel will include: David Picton, President, CEO, PM CAD Equities, Picton Mahoney Asset Management; Paul Sabourin, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer, Polar Asset Management; and Jane Segal, Portfolio Manager, Healthcare of Ontario Pension Plan (HOOPP). Panelists will be moderated by: Tom Bradley, Chair, Chief Investment Officer and Co-Founder, Steadyhand Investment Funds.

Geopolitical Predictions with Charles Myers, Chairman, Signum Global, and former senior member of the Finance Committee on the 2008 and 2012 Obama Presidential campaigns as well as the 2016 Hillary Clinton and Joe Biden for President 2020. 

Thank you to Our Sponsors!

Thank you to our sponsors for their generous and continued support:

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Event Registration

Should you need assistance with registering, please contact Gillian Murch at

If your firm is a member or affiliate 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.

Cancellation, Substitution & Refund Policy

We understand that unexpected circumstances may force a registrant to cancel. In order to receive a refund, cancellations must be received in writing via email to Gillian Murch at on or by November 10, 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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