What Graduates Need to Know About the Canadian Alternatives Industry
Date: February 20, 2018
Location: Hamilton, Ontario
Venue: McMaster University

McMaster University and CAASA are proud to present a panel discussion and networking event on the Canadian hedge fund industry and career opportunities therein. This is a content-packed session for those who might look to enter the hedge fund/alternative investment industry either right out of school or down the line. Open to all students, you will learn about what it takes to be a portfolio manager or trader (Finance Students); fund or service provider salesperson (Finance, Marketing students); fund administration, audit or compliance professional (Accounting, Law); and other associated service providers such as prime brokers (Finance, Accounting, Law) and securities lawyers (Law).


4:30 – 5:00 pm Registration
5:00 – 6:30 pm Panel discussion and Q&A
Onwards – meet up at local pub, more casual discussion

Registration Pricing

Complimentary for McMaster students.


Neil Simons, Portfolio Manager, Picton Mahoney Asset Management (PhD Eng, University of Manitoba; MMF, University of Toronto)
Justin Lau, Senior Analyst, Market Infrastructure, TD Securities (University of British Columbia)
Ranjan Bhaduri, Founder, President & CEO, Bodhi Research Group (BSc (Honours), McMaster University; PhD, Mathematics, University of Hawaii at Manoa; M.Math, University of Waterloo; MBA, McMaster University)
Introduction by: James Burron, President, CAASA (BBA, Simon Fraser University)

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