Media Alert - Investment industry experts to discuss Canada's financial markets



    TORONTO, Sept. 9 /CNW/ - The 2009 IIAC Annual Conference, Seizing
Opportunities to take advantage of Canada's competitive edge, brings together
the investment industry's thought leaders to share their extensive knowledge
and insight on the turbulent financial markets of the past year and the impact
on the Canadian securities industry.

    
    You are invited to attend and cover this one-day event.

    When - September 24, 2009
    Where - Le Méridien King Edward, 37 King St. East, Toronto, Vanity Fair
    Ballroom

    Detailed Itinerary
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    8:45 to 9:00          Media Registration
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    9:10 am - 9:40 am     Honourable Tony Clement, P.C., MP, Minister of
                          Industry
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    9:40 am - 10:00 am    Doug Hyndman, Chair, Canadian Securities Transition
                          Office
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    10:00 am -10:30 am    Refreshment Break
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    10:30 am - 11:00 am   Glenn Goucher, Senior Vice President and Chief
                          Clearing Officer, Canadian Derivatives Clearing
                          Corporation, TMX Group
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    11:00 am - 11:35 am   Horace W. Brock, Ph.D, President, Strategic
                          Economic Decisions, Inc.
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    11:35 am- 11:55 am    Susan Wolburgh Jenah, President and CEO, Investment
                          Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada
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    11:55 am - 12:15 pm   Daniel M. Sibears, Executive Vice President, FINRA
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    12:15 pm - 12:40 pm   Joint Regulatory Q&A
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    12:40 pm - 2:00 pm    Networking Lunch
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    2:00 pm - 2:50 pm     Charles D. Ellis, Chairman, Whitehead Institute,
                          Author, The Partnership
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    2:50 pm - 3:20 pm     T. Timothy Ryan Jr., President and CEO, Securities
                          Industry and Financial Markets Association (SIFMA)
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    3:20 pm - 3:50 pm     Refreshment Break
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    3:50 pm - 4:20 pm     Martin Barnes, Managing Editor, The Bank Credit
                          Analyst
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    4:20 pm - 4:50 pm     Donald Coxe, Strategy Advisor, BMO Financial Group,
                          Chairman, Coxe Advisors LLC
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    4:50 pm - 5:20 pm     Martin Barnes and Donald Coxe, Q&A
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    5:30 pm - 6:45 pm     Joint Reception with IIROC FAS Conference
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    6:45 pm               Joint Dinner with IIROC FAS Conference
                          Featuring Keynote Speaker
                          Niall Ferguson
                          Author, Ascent of Money
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    Due to limited seating we ask that members of the media community
register their attendance by September 22, 2009, 12:00 pm EDT by contacting
Katie O'Dell, kodell@iiac.ca, 416-687-5478. Day of walk-ins will not be
accommodated.

    The Investment Industry Association of Canada (IIAC) advances the
position of the Canadian investment industry on regulatory and public policy
issues. As the professional association for the industry, the Investment
Industry Association has a mandate to promote efficient, fair and competitive
capital markets for Canada while helping its member firms across the country
succeed in the industry.




For further information:

For further information: Katie O'Dell, (416) 687-5478, (416) 312-7275
(cell), kodell@iiac.ca

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