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Canadian Investment Institute

Sunday, August 12 - Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Le Centre Sheraton Montreal Hotel, Montréal, QC
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Overseeing your plan assets and making prudent decisions are two of the most important duties you face as a plan fiduciary. The Canadian Investment Institute is designed for advanced trustees and professionals who have a firm grasp of investment concepts and principles.

Each year the Canadian Investment Institute features global and Canadian economic updates that will help you keep current on recent activities and trends. Other sessions will help build your skills in portfolio oversight and provide timely information about the issues impacting the funds and participants you represent.


We are in the process of developing the sessions for the 2018 program. Tentative topics are listed below.

  •  Keynote Session: Artificial Intelligence in Investing
  • Global economy
  • Asset mix in disruptive time
  • ETFs and high frequency trading
  • Monetary policy
  • Emerging markets
  • Oil and alternative energy
  • Investing forecassting
  • Global fixed income
  • Climate change and ESG in pension plans
  • Emerging market debt
  • Debate on passive vs. active approaches
  • Afternoon workshops (Monday and Tuesday)

The importance of trustee education cannot be overstated, and the Canadian Investment Institute is the only way to get the needed education.​

David MarcusUA Journeymen and Apprentices Local 67 Hamilton​​​

​Benefits of Attending

  • Learn from leading-edge investment and economic professionals in Canada
  • Choose from a unique mix of investment workshops that provide enhanced opportunities for interaction with speakers
  • Hear what other funds are doing and why.

Who Should Attend

Because the sessions are at an advanced level, we recommend registrants have at least three years of investment education/experience.

  • Experienced labour and management trustees
  • Public sector trustees
  • Administrators
  • Other professionals who have mastered basic investment principles

Accompanying Educational Event

Canadian Public Sector ​Pensions and Benefits​


We are currently planning the sessions and speakers for this conference. Please check back soon for more speaker details.

​Preconference Workshops

Refresher Workshop in Core Investment Concepts

August 7, 2016—1:30-4:00 p.m.

This refresher workshop is designed for trustees who are looking for a review. If it's been a while since you participated in investment-related education, this preconference is for you. [Learn More.]

(Register for this preconference program when registering for the Canadian Investment Institute using the orange "register" button at top of this page)

Accompanying Educational Event

Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Conference​

Program Discount
Save $300 when you register for both the Canadian Investment Institute and the Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Conference. Use discount code Public16 when registering for both programs to save.

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Continuing Education

Educational sessions at this program may qualify for CEBS continuing professional education (CPE) credit.
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Registration Information

Register early and save!

Save an additional $300 when you register for both the Canadian Public Sector Pensions and Benefits Conference and the Canadian Investments Institute. Use discount code Public18 to save.

Registration Information
  Member Nonmember

Through 7/5/2018 C $1,795.00 C $2,125.00
After 7/5/2018 C $2,095.00 C $2,425.00