Active ETFs are disrupting the Canadian market landscape. There’s a lot of noise with more than 600 ETFs vying for investment dollars. SmartBe Wealth is bringing together leading quantitative practitioners to examine the differences in ETFs and discuss best practices in active ETF portfolio management. This conference is for anyone interested in staying current in the Canadian market.

Who should attend:

  • Industry Influencers
  • Advisors & Portfolio Managers
  • Research Analysts

Why attend:

  • Improve portfolios using Smart Beta ETFs
  • Gain exclusive insights from leading quantitative experts
  • Demystify ETF MERs

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Wesley Gray

Dr. Wesley Gray

Wes earned an MBA and a PhD in finance from the University of Chicago and completed his dissertation under Nobel Laureate Dr. Eugene Fama. He is a frequent contributor to industry publications including the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times,, CNBC, CNN, NPR, CFA Institute and CBS News, and regularly speaks to professional investor groups across the USA.
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Corey Hoffstein

Corey Hoffstein

Corey is a frequent speaker on industry panels and contributes to, ETF Trends, Forbes and Great Speculations blog. He leads Newfound’s quantitative asset management portfolios, which are focused on risk-managed, tactical asset allocation strategies driving investment decisions in excess of $1 billion. Corey was named a 2014 ETF All Star by Newfound Research was awarded 2016 ETF Strategist of the Year and was named as a 2017 finalist.
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Featured Speakers

Meb Faber

Meb Faber

Mr. Faber is a co-founder and the Chief Investment Officer of Cambria Investment Management. He is the manager of Cambria’s ETFs and separate accounts. Mr. Faber is the host of The Meb Faber Show podcast and has authored numerous white papers and leather-bound books. He is a frequent speaker and writer on investment strategies and has been featured in Barron’s, The New York Times, and The New Yorker. Mr. Faber graduated from the University of Virginia with a double major in Engineering Science and Biology.

Space is limited.
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This conference is being held at the Queen’s Landing Hotel in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The Niagara region is host to internationally award-winning wineries & theatre. It is a perfect escape for this active Smart Beta think tank.

Reservation of hotel room confirms attendance to the conference. There is no conference fee.

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