Canada's largest alternative investment conference

    TORONTO, Aug. 18 /CNW/ - Canadian Hedge Watch Inc. (CHW) in conjunction with the Canadian Institute of
Financial Planners (CIFPs) and National Bank Financial are very pleased to
present their 7th annual alternative investment fund conference. World
Alternative Investment Summit, Canada 2008 ( will take place at
the luxurious Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort in Niagara Falls, Canada
September 8-10, 2008.
    The event, which is expected to attract over 400 attendees and over 70
expert speakers from Canada, US, Europe and Asia will include a Capital
Introduction Showcase sponsored by National Bank Financial featuring over 20
of Canada's leading hedge fund managers.
    Other speaker topics include: a look at Canada's commodity market,
exchange traded funds market, private equity, emerging markets, Islamic
finance, US and Canadian regulatory outlook, the global impact of a weaker US
dollar and many other areas.
    Capital Introduction Showcase will be moderated by Pat Bolland Host of
BNN TV's Market Morning. Speakers include: Larry Berman ETF Capital
Management, Allan Brown Burlington Capital Management Ltd., Jeff Cole Turtle
Creek Asset Management Inc., Chris Doll Greenrock Asset Management, Alison
Graham Voltan Capital Management LLC, JoAnne Halpern Venator Capital
Management Ltd., John Lee Mau Capital Management LLC, Mark Maxwell Tower Asset
Management, Paul Mayer Polar Securities, Ken McCord Webb Asset Management
Canada, Robert McWhirter Selective Asset Management Inc., James Lawson Mahoney
Asset Management, Claude Robillard Artemis Corporation/Alpha Scout, David
Rothberg Niagara Capital Partners, Jeffrey Shaul Robson Capital Management
Inc., Maxim St Amant Landry Morin Inc., Howard Steinberg Fortress Investment
Group, Jeff Parent Quadrexx Asset Management Inc., Mark Tredgett Jemekk
Capital Management, Eric Weisblum Whalehaven Funds, Hugh Cleland Northern
Rivers, and Dominic Mazzone Regent Global Funds.
    Terry Krotowski, Vice President of Canadian Hedge Watch says "we are
ecstatic about the tremendous interest in our 7th annual conference once again
this year. We will be featuring many of Canada's leading hedge fund managers
who will be providing their insights on the hottest topics in the alternative
investment world."

For further information:

For further information: or to REGISTER for the three day event simply
go online at or contact Canadian Hedge Watch at (416) 848-0277
ext. 2225 or

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