Date & Location

The conference will take place on April 24th and 25th, 2019 at the Fairmont The Queen Elizabeth, 900 René-Lévesque Blvd W, Montreal. 

Wednesday, April 24

Sessions will run from 8:15am to 5:30pm, followed by the Desjardins Networking Reception from 5:30 to 7:30pm. (Note: These times may shift by 15 minutes).

Thursday, April 25

Sessions will run from 8:15am to 5:00pm, followed by the Desjardins Closing Reception from 5:00 to 6:30pm. (Note: These times may shift by 15 minutes).


Below is a preview of the topics that will be covered at the 2019 RIA Conference. The speakers and agenda will be announced soon!

  • Canada’s Expert Panel on Sustainable Finance
  • Putting the TCFD Recommendations into Practice
  • The ‘S’ in ESG: The Role of Investors in Driving Respect for Human Rights
  • A Just Transition: Catalyzing a Socially Inclusive Energy Transition
  • ESG Integration in Fixed Income
  • Pricing ESG Risk in Equities vs. Credit Markets
  • ESG Integration in Real Estate
  • Impact investing in Public Equities
  • Scenario Analysis
  • Women in Leadership
  • Cannabis and Responsible Investing
  • How to Engage with Retail Clients Around Responsible Investing
  • Artificial Intelligence and Responsible Investing
  • Cybersecurity: ESG Risks and Opportunities
  • Climate Liability Risk
  • Indigenous Peoples and Canada’s Natural Resources
  • What Retail Investors Expect from Responsible Investments
  • ESG and Performance
  • Sustainable Development Goals
  • Human Capital Management
  • Green Bonds & Sustainable Financing

Book Your Spot Today!

Make sure you book your spot as soon as possible! The 2018 RIA Conference sold out weeks in advance. 

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