Career Panel: What Graduates Need to Know About the Canadian Hedge Fund Industry by AIMA Canada

Thursday, September 29, 2016, 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.

The University of Ottawa and the AIMA Canada Alberta Committee present:

What Graduates Need to Know About the Canadian Hedge Fund Industry


The University of Ottawa and AIMA Canada are proud to present a panel discussion and networking event on the Canadian hedge fund industry and career opportunities therein.

This is a content-packed session for those who might look to enter the hedge fund/alternative investment industry either right out of school or down the line.  Open to all students, you will learn about what it takes to be a portfolio manager or trader (Finance Students); fund or service provider salesperson (Finance, Marketing students); fund administration, audit or compliance professional (Accounting, Law); and other associated service providers such as prime brokers (Finance, Accounting, Law) and securities lawyers (Law).


Confirmed panelists include:

Ranjan Bhaduri, Chief Research Officer, Sigma Analysis & Management (BSc. (Honours), Mathematics, McMaster University; M.Math, Combinatronics & Optimization, University of Waterloo; PhD, Mathematics, University of Hawaii at Manoa; MBA, Finance & International Business, McMaster University)

Peter Figura, Director of Sales, Rise REIT (LLB, University of Wroclaw; MBA, University of Toronto)

Christopher Foster, Co-Founder & Owner, Blackheath Fund Management Inc. (B.A. Honours, English & Philosophy, University of Toronto)

Talbot Babineau, President & CEO, IBV Capital (Economics & Financial Management, Wilfred Laurier University)

Introduction by: James Burron, COO, AIMA Canada (BBA, Simon Fraser University)


Date:     Thursday, September 29, 2016
Time:     3:00 – 3:15 pm Registration
              3:15 – 4:30 pm Panel discussion
              4:30 – 5:00 pm Reception and networking
              Onwards: Meet up at a The Royal Oak (161 Laurier Ave E, compliments of AIMA Canada)

Location: Desmarais Building, room 4140 (4th floor)

Thursday, September 29, 2016
3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Telfer School of Management
Desmarais Building
DMS 4140
55 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, Ontario K1N 6N5
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Target Audience:
All Telfer undergraduate and MBA students. Also, students from other faculties are invited to attend.
Event Language:
Offered only in English
Dress Code:
Business casual
RSVP deadline:
Thursday, September 29, 2016, 1:00 p.m.

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