Very well organized, presented and thought provoking speakers. Extremely informative.
Nice split between pure investment analysis and trends and real life experiences with foundations and charities.
I enjoyed networking with investors from around Canada. It was valuable to make new connections and share ideas.
I like the investment panel discussion on asset allocation decisions from plan sponsors.
The conference went well. I found it useful.
Very balanced in the topics covered.
2 days of generally very relevant presentations by experienced presenters.
Economist that kicked it off (Rosenberg) was great; helped set the tone.
Great panel discussion. Participants were interactive.
Good topic areas – learning a lot.
A great mix of something for everyone – given the diverse nature of attendees – well done. Quality of speakers is awesome.
For me, being on the donor side of the business, this helps me understand the language better. I find our donors are sophisticated people and they ask me technical questions. This will help me in my interactions with new and current holders.
Good speakers, well organized, well presented.
Great. A good spectrum of presentations – all relevant and important for endowments/investments of varying size.
Overall an excellent conference.
Really excellent. Good speakers well prepared with good content.
Good diversity of speakers and subjects.
Conference is a crucial “must attend event” for all who wish to stay at the leading forefront of innovation and information, to best benefit their foundations.
I will ask our investment committee to re-evaluate its investment policy. A very good thing to do with up to date analysis and new options to consider.
Quite stimulating – confirmed need for clear investment objectives, practices that offer organization need for returns and comfort with risk and need for expertise on committees that holding managers accountable for terms agreed to.
Enjoyed the case studies – an opportunity to hear how other organizations address asset mix, governance, etc. forward looking views of investment managers very informative.
Excellent. I’ll definitely participate in future conferences.
The conference was very good and I learned a lot of things regarding investment and fund management. The gained knowledge will be shared by my country, Nepal.
Well done. The emphasis on the importance of alternate assets continues to increase.
Excellent idea generation. Several good take aways for positive change in our organization.
Broad scope and variety of topics keeps session interesting.
Interesting to hear from others and seeing the similar situations they are experiencing.
It has been informative! Learning in more depth our obligation for meeting disbursement quota issue and balancing that with presentation of enduring property.
Great series of speakers that addressed a variety of good topics.
Very interesting mix of relevant topics for all participants, nice amount of information, presentations and interactive participation from the audience.
Very informative with good to great speakers. A very strong Canadian perspective not normally available.
Good speakers, hearing from the foundations/endowment is great.
Excellent discussions. I enjoyed the disbursement policies, risk management strategies, legal develop and CRA the nosy. Answered a number of questions we are struggling with.
Excellent and varied content.
Very diverse speakers with excellent knowledge – you have brought engaging, and knowledgable speakers. I have learned a great deal – mostly relevant.
Very informative. An overview of the growth of the global economy and most importantly the new procurement act…
The lineup of speakers is very impressive – they all delivered. It was great to hear from the different foundations investments and the challenge they face and what they implemented in their organization to address different investment issues. I like the thought provocative information delivered.
Diverse Subjects. Thought Provoking.
Enjoy the diverse speaker line up. Well organized.