2015 Events & Conferences

November 23, 2015

Thomson Reuters Financial and Risk Summit

This event brings together thought leaders and practitioners from our financial markets and risk and compliance communities for a full-day series of interactive discussions. The topics that your peers and industry leaders will tackle include market structure, anti-money laundering/know your customer initiatives, big data, regulation and more. It is a complimentary event for Thomson Reuters customers, associates and financial and risk industry professionals. Seating is limited and Thomson Reuters reserves the right to give priority to customers and partners.
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November 16, 2015

2015 Advocis Symposium: A New Way Forward

The 7th annual Advocis Regulatory Affairs Symposium - A New Way Forward - will evaluate the current and future state of the industry through various lenses, including that of the client and financial advisor.
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November 16, 2015

CTA Digital Tech NYC

Are you a Canadian tech company ready for the US market? The Canadian Technology Accelerator in NYC can help. The CTA Digital Tech program in New York City connects Canadian tech companies to clients, strategic partners and investors: Apply today for our cohort taking place February - June 2016
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November 3, 2015

Ontario Web trade mission to Web Summit, Ireland

The Ontario government's International Trade Branch will participate with an Ontario delegation in the Web Summit Dublin, November 3-5, 2015. The Web Summit Dublin has grown, in the 4 years since its inception, to 22,000 attendees from more than 100 countries. Within four years Web Summit has become one of the world's most influential and international tech events. This year Web Summit 2015 will showcase over 500 world-renowned speakers, 10 stages including the Digital Marketing, Internet of Things, Enterprise, and Builders Summits, 2,000 worldwide startups invited to exhibit their ideas, 200+ satellite events, 1,000 experienced investors, and 800 of the best tech journalists. For three days this November, Dublin will once again become the international tech capital. Cost to participate in the Ontario/Canada pavilion: $500. Web Summit is a very expensive event to attend and participating with Ontario will provide substantial savings. Details with Maureen.angus@ontario.ca
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November 2, 2015

The 23rd Annual CCPPP National Conference on Public-Private Partnerships

On November 2 & 3, 2015, The Canadian Council for Public-Private Partnerships will hold its 23rd Annual Conference and celebrate the 18th National Awards for Innovation and Excellence in P3. You will hear keynote addresses from P3 leaders, experts will share their experience and best practices in innovative sessions, Canadian Trade Commissioners from emerging P3 markets will be available to meet with delegates in the International Café, students will participate in the P3 2015 Student Program and Canadian and international P3 leaders will have the opportunity to network in several different venues throughout the two days.
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October 27, 2015

CIMA Conference on Technology and the Future of Business

The conference will seek to examine how the adoption of technologies will impact the business environment and what organizations can do to adapt them to their needs with practical guidelines based on the real-life achievements of Canada's leading corporate executives. We have gathered senior executives from George Weston, Canadian Tire, Oracle etc, as an expert panel to discuss the topic.
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October 26, 2015

Ontario Digital/Mobile Solutions and IoT Trade Mission to Japan and Korea

The Government of Ontario, in partnership with Canada Embassies in Tokyo and Seoul, and Wavefront, invites you to join with us to visit Japan and Korea in late October. You will exhibit within the largest B2B ICT event (Japan IT Week Autumn) in Japan, attend pre-arranged B2B meetings (such as NTT Docomo, Softbank, KDDI and Toshiba, TBC in Japan)and networking receptions to meet with key prospects and clients in Japan and Korea. You will also receive market briefings in both countries. Two spots available. Details with Wenbo.Pan@Ontario.ca

October 25, 2015


As the industry's primetime conference and trade show, Money20/20 delivers the biggest scale, best audience and most engaging event. Money20/20 is the largest global event focused on payments and financial services innovation for connected commerce at the intersection of mobile, retail, marketing services, data and technology. With 10,000+ attendees, including more than 1,000+ CEOs, from 3,000+ companies and 75 countries, expected at our 2015 U.S. event, Money20/20 is critical to realizing the vision of disruptive ways in which consumers and businesses manage, spend and borrow money.
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October 21, 2015

Think Canada Global Business Summit

Think Canada brings leading businesses from across the globe together in a high-level strategic group of corporate decision-makers and other cross-border investment professionals to do business in Canada. Canada's fast growing economy makes the country a powerhouse for partnerships, business development and return on investment. The two day event will provide your business with resources and networking that will be thought provoking, valuable and essential to your business expansion plans. Be one of the leading businesses to attend.
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October 1, 2015

Toronto Tech Summit

Genesys will be hosting its second Toronto Tech Summit. Join to learn about IoT, Wearables, and App Development. Our goal is to bring talented and knowledgeable speakers together with an audience filled with tech enthusiasts that have similar interests of keeping up to date with the latest technological trends.
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September 22, 2015

Webinar - Gone Global: The International Footprint of Canadian Financial Services

During the recent global economic crisis, Canada's financial system fared much better than our peers, and other countries are taking notice. Canadian financial institutions -- mostly based in Toronto -- have expanded their presence beyond our borders, making financial services one of Canada's fastest-growing and most successful exports. So how far is our reach in the global financial industry? And how can Canadian organizations use this information to further grow their own business? Join us for Gone Global: The International Footprint of Canadian Financial Services. In this 60 minute webinar, Michael Burt describes the international footprint of Canada's financial services sector, based on Conference Board of Canada research conducted for the Toronto Financial Services Alliance.

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September 21, 2015

FIMA: Financial Information Management Conference

Launched in 2005, FIMA is a conference series dedicated to advancing the knowledge of financial information management executives. Due to popular demand, the Canadian event was introduced in 2014 to address the needs of the Canadian market. This year, FIMA will host over 200 guests from more than 100 companies with 2 days content and 12+ hours of networking. FIMA hosts sessions and discussions lead by top reference data management professionals, all covering topics that are of fundamental importance to your enterprise-wide data management initiatives.
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September 16, 2015

FinovateFall 2015

Through a special arrangement with Finovate, Canadian companies may apply a discount of 25% on attendance (note: up to 10 spots available on a first come, first served basis). Afterward, a 10% discount is also available. The Consulate General of Canada in New York will also host a half-day programme on September 15th to feature Canadian innovation and key note speakers (details to be confirmed). This will be a unique opportunity for Canadian FinTech startups to network with investors and business leads connected with the Consulate's network. Email info@tfsa.ca for more details.
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July 7, 2015

Fin-Tech Buyers/Partnering Event

As the Pan Am games approach many companies are using the opportunity to visit the Toronto region for business development. Connected to this TFSA and their partners are supporting a business delegation invited by the Ontario Government. This delegation wish to both source fin-tech solutions from the Toronto region and develop strategic partnerships. We invite you to take advantage of this unique opportunity.

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June 17, 2015

WFS Growth & Exit Strategies Toronto 2015

The World Financial Symposiums is bringing the "Growth and Exit Strategies for Software and IT Companies" conference to Toronto for the first time on June 18. Gain insight from executives and investors in software, IT, Internet, mobile and related technology companies for an unparalleled day of education and networking. Hear from major buyers of technology companies, private equity investors, venture capitalists, analysts and CEOs who have recently sold, and interact with some of the top names in Toronto's tech and finance communities and beyond. For a discount, please use code TFSAWFS2015 at registration. 
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June 8, 2015

think ASIA, think HONG KONG

Organized by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and supported by Toronto Financial Services Alliance (TFSA) and other Canadian multipliers, the "Think Asia, Think Hong Kong" symposium is the largest Asia-Canada promotion ever to take place in Canada. Its major objective is to encourage and facilitate Canadian companies to diversify their business to Asia and meet potential investors in a strategic, effective and efficient way. In addition to a plenary session and a networking buffet luncheon, there will also be 4 concurrent breakout sessions on respectively "Selling to China and Asia"; "Chinese Outbound Investment to Canada"; "Technology Collaboration"; and "Reminbi (RMB) Internationalization". Over 100 Hong Kong business delegates will be present at this event to meet and discuss trading and investment co-operation with Canadian attendees. One-on-one business meetings with these visiting delegates will be pre-arranged.
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May 28, 2015

FastTrack Toronto

The one-day event is open to innovative, early-stage, Toronto-based FinTech startups looking for expert advice and exposure. Part of the global, award-winning Startupbootcamp (SBC), SBC FinTech is a leading financial innovation accelerator dedicated to helping startups scale globally through direct access to an international network of mentors, partners and investors.
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May 27, 2015

AxiomSL , PRMIA and TFSA Invite You to a Discussion

Dealing with increasing volumes of new regulations, risk management analytics and reporting requirements all remain key issues for financial firms in 2015. Providing data granularity, lineage and data integrity adds to the complexity and challenges that need to be addressed. Join us for this expert panel. More details attached.

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May 12, 2015

FinovateSpring 2015 - 10% discount for Canadian companies through the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service

With 72 companies on stage and EIGHT HOURS of networking, no other event packs as much unique value into just two days. Catch up on the latest fintech innovations and connect with some of the most interesting minds in the industry -- all for the early-bird rate! Early-Bird Tickets are on sale for $1,395 through Friday, April 3 (a $100 savings on the list price). Register now and because of the Canadian Trade Commissioner Service's partnership with Finovate, you save another 10% when you use the special discount code available through your Canadian government contact.
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April 28, 2015

Fintech Investor Pitch Competition

For Fintech entrepreneurs seeking capital from investors, the ability to make a compelling case as succinctly and to the point as possible is essential. New this year, Discovery's Fintech Investor Pitch Competition, offers entrepreneurs of any age an invaluable opportunity for a face-to-face with financial institutions and investors to deliver a compelling overview of your investment-ready company with a focus on big data, cybersecurity, and customer experience. To enter, please complete and submit the online application form and a two-minute video of your pitch by Wednesday, April 8. For members wishing to attend Discovery 2015, please reach out for a TFSA member discount. 
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April 14, 2015

Fintech Breakfast Toronto

Luxembourg for Finance in partnership with the Toronto Financial Services Alliance is organising a Fintech breakfast on Tuesday, 14 April. At this breakfast seminar expert speakers will discuss "How to expand your Fintech business in Europe". The seminar will be opened by H.E. Pierre Gramegna, Minister of Finance of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg.
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April 13, 2015


Luxembourg for Finance will organize a financial seminar in Toronto on Monday 13 April 2015, at the Trump International Hotel & Tower. This seminar will give you further insight into the various fields the financial centre is active in such as Banking and Fund industry.It will be held between 10.00 am and 12.00 at the Trump International Hotel & Tower and will be followed by a networking lunch. If you are interested in joining this event, please register online.
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April 8, 2015

International Payment Conference

The exhibition will bring together an international blend of bank payment services, retailers, card payment service providers, payment solutions companies. Speakers will share experiences and give an accurate idea of where the current market is heading and highlight services and solutions including for security issues. Keynotes, panel discussions and roundtables Exhibition of sponsors' technology, services and solutions Perfect marketplace to network and start partnerships between North America, Europe and Asia.
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