The University of Toronto’s MMF program, the Fields Institute 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 in the future.

Thank you to all attendees, including guests from McMaster University, the University of Western Ontario, The University of Waterloo, Queen’s University, and York University. All are encouraged to participate in the Q&A portion and meet the speakers and other industry participants during the reception.

Date & Location

Wednesday, June 13, 2018
Toronto, ON
The Fields Institute


5:00 – 5:30pm Registration
5:30 – 7:00 pm Panel Discussion and Q&A
Onwards: reception


Don Raymond, Managing Partner, Alignvest Investment Management – PhD, Electrical Engineering, Queen’s University
Michael De Luca, Senior Blockchain Developer, Coinsquare – DEC in Pure and Applied Science, Engineering Math & Physics, Vanier College; B.Eng, Electrical Engineering, McGill University
Neil Simons, Portfolio Manager, Picton Mahoney Asset Management–PhD, Electrical Engineering, University of Manitoba; Masters of Mathematical Finance, University of Toronto
Megan Vesely, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Sigma Analysis & Management – Bachelor of Arts, Villanova University; JD, Saint John’s University School of Law

Introduction by: James Burron, President, CAASA – BBA, Simon Fraser University


This event is open to university students and all those currently enrolled in the University of Toronto’s MMF program. CAASA members are welcome to attend and network with the students.

CAASA members may register online using their member logins. We kindly ask all other attendees to register with Victoria Powell at

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