Date(s) - 11/02/2019
9:00 am - 4:00 pm
TBD - Toronto
In celebrating 20th anniversary of GCFF conferences, we will bring together investment opportunities in the small-cap growth market in North America to meet with the largest and fastest growing Chinese investor community in Canada. The Annual Main Event will be a great platform for the Chinese investors to learn the latest market trends and share market insights. We hope to see you there!
- GAIN EXPOSURE with Vancouver’s growing Chinese investment community
- Network with OVER 500 HIGH NET-WORTH Chinese investors and local retail investors
- DISCOVER the latest industry developments and connect with industry professionals
- Professional Chinese translations and interpretation
- 500+ INVESTORS
- High net-worth Chinese investors
- Experienced local Chinese speaking retail investors
- Chinese-focused brokers
- FULL TRANSLATION SUPPORT
- Presentation opportunities with professional Chinese interpretation
- Professional Chinese translation of company fact sheet and corporate presentation
- Networking opportunities throughout the conference including luncheon and coffee breaks
- Networking hall with display and material distribution tables
- Presentation hall for keynote speeches and corporate presentations
Anthony Scilipoti, FCPA, FCA, CPA (Illinois) - President & CEO | Veritas Investment Research Corporation
Anthony and his partners founded Veritas Investment Research in 2000. He is a Fellow Chartered Public Accountant, a fellow Chartered Accountant, a Certified Public Accountant (Illinois) and a member of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. He is a licenced portfolio manager. Anthony also serves as a member of the Ontario Securities Commission’s Continuous Disclosure Advisory Committee since 2006. Anthony is an advocate for investors rights. He is frequent media commentator and public speaker on issues related to financial accounting and disclosure and is considered and industry expert in special situations related to accounting.
Jessica Wang, CFA - CMO, Managing Partner | INP Capital Inc.
With 20 years experience in Canadian financial industry, Jessica was the Regional Sales Manager for Franklin Templeton Investments, one of the world’s largest investment companies. Since 2012 she became an independent entrepreneur and established several highly successful investment consulting/management companies committed to helping private clients and business owners invest in Real Estate developments, PE/VC and other top-tier alternative asset allocations. She’s the rarity among Chinese immigrant, having both rich experience in global capital markets and deep understanding of Chinese culture and economic development.
Jessica has studied Commerce at University of Western Ontario, as well as Guanghua School of Management in Peking University.
Kathleen Wong, CPA, CA, CFA - Senior Investment Analyst – Consumer Staples & Consumer Discretionary | Veritas Investment Research Corporation
Kathleen is responsible for covering the Consumer Staples and Consumer Discretionary sectors. Kathleen has over 10 years of equity research experience on both the sell-side and the buy-side. She joined Veritas in 2009 after having spent seven years at CIBC World Markets as an equity analyst covering the retail sector. In 2007, she received two Financial Post/StarMine Canadian Top Analysts Stock Picking Awards: #1 in Business Trusts and #2 in Retail. Prior to her experience at CIBC, Kathleen spent three years as an investment analyst at Ontario Teachers Pension Plan Board.
Gilbert Chan - President | NAI Interactive Ltd.
Gilbert has over 18 years of experience in the investor relations industry with a focus on natural resources. In addition, Gilbert has established a broad network of business relationships within the financial and investment communities in both North America and China. Gilbert’s expertise and experience has led to a strong following in the Chinese speaking investor community in Canada. In recent years, Gilbert has become frequent speaker and interviewee on mining topics for numerous media outlets, including the Financial Post, Wall Street Journal, Vancouver Sun, OMNI TV, and other industry publications.
David Carbonaro，LL.B. – Director, CEO | Gravitas Ilium Corp.
David Carbonaro is a senior lawyer who practiced securities, corporate finance, mining and international law. He has extensive experience in international business and has advised companies doing business in Africa, Asia, the Middle-East and North America. Mr. Carbonaro was recognized by Chambers Global: The Guide to the World’s Leading Lawyers for Business 2014 as a leading Foreign Expert in the areas of Corporate/Commercial (Experts Based Abroad) and Energy and Natural Resources: Mining and in 2013 as a leading lawyer in the areas of Energy & Natural Resources: Mining, and Corporate/Commercial (Saudi Arabia). He also received the recognition as a leading lawyer in the area of Global Mining by Canadian Legal Expert Directory 2013.