Institutional Connect West Forum

June 13 - 15, 2022
Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, Edmonton AB

The Path to Achieving Diversified and Resilient Portfolios in a Changing Environment

With the return of inflation and economic uncertainty due to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, institutional investors are presented with the challenge of searching for strategies to diversify portfolios and ensure their investments remain resilient to achieve return and ESG objectives. Join leading institutional investors and industry practitioners at Institutional CONNECT West Forum 2022, taking place at Fairmont Hotel Macdonald, Edmonton, AB for a vast array of forward-thinking discussions, peer to peer networking, and an opportunity to shape the industry in the years to come.

We look forward to seeing you in June!

Keynote Speaker

Evan Siddall

Evan Siddall

Chief Executive Officer

AIMCo (Alberta Investment Management Corporation)

The Event Experience

Participate in a highly informative forum addressing top-of-mind topics facing institutional investors in western Canada

Network with your peers and investors through a series of onsite breaks and functions

Hear from a vast array of industry experts through interactive discussions

Extend connections at the off-site reception and dinner, hosted at a premier location

Enjoy the luxurious atmosphere of Edmonton’s most recognized landmark - Fairmont Hotel Macdonald

Ways to Participate


Propose a speaker for a topic aligned with the conference theme


Complimentary passes available for qualified institutional investors


Limited sponsorship opportunities available for provider firms

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Evan Siddall

Chief Executive Officer

AIMCo (Alberta Investment Management Corporation)

Evan Siddall joined AIMCo as Chief Executive Officer in July, 2021. Previously, Evan served as President & Chief Executive Officer of the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation (CMHC). Under his leadership, CMHC transformed itself into a client-centered, innovative, impactful organization. Evan’s three decade career in finance also includes stints with leading investment banking firms in Toronto and New York and two years as a senior executive with Irving Oil Limited.

Evan has a B.A. in Management Economics from the University of Guelph, a law degree from Osgoode Hall Law School and has completed Harvard Business School’s Presidents Program in Leadership.

He co-founded Growling Beaver Brevet, the largest single day fundraiser for Parkinson’s in Canada, which has raised nearly $2 million in five years. Evan is a dedicated cyclist, skier and a voracious reader. He has two adult children.

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