Vancouver, BC / FEB 19 – FEB 21

Pinnacle Hotel Harbourfront, 1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver

SUMMIT PROGRAM
Wednesday, February 19th

DAY 1: Educational Sessions

Day 1 of the SHARE Investor Summit provides participants with an opportunity to register for 1 of 3 educational workshops.

As space in these educational workshops is limited, preference will be given to trustees, investment committee members and board members from pension funds, Indigenous trusts, universities and foundations.

Wednesday, February 19

Trustee Bootcamp

An Introduction to Investment, Governance and Capital Stewardship

This Trustee Bootcamp is designed for new and future trustees. The day-long course offers expert-led presentations and interactive discussions on investment and governance basics including the role of investment policies, working effectively with asset managers and responsible investment.

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Wednesday, February 19

Trustee Responsible Investor Master Class

Raising the Bar

The Trustee Responsible Investment Master Class provides a structured forum for experienced trustees to explore the opportunities and challenges associated with embedding responsible investment into fund governance and investment oversight.

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Wednesday, February 19

Foundation Investing 2.0 Master Class

Pursuing Impact Across Portfolios

This workshop is designed to support foundations to advance their impact and responsible investing practices. The workshop will combine story telling, skill development and expert guidance to help participants take their first steps or deepen their practices of aligning portfolios with values and mission.

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Thursday, February 20

DAY 2:
Plenary & Breakout
Sessions

The Summit will address today’s most important issues including: the climate crisis, inequality, the future of work and reconciliation in a range of formats including plenary sessions, breakout workshops and extended roundtable discussions.

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Thursday, February 20

DAY 2:
SHARE 20th Anniversary Celebration

2020 marks SHARE’s 20th anniversary and we invite all Summit participants to join us for an evening of celebration.

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Friday, February 21

DAY 3:
Network Gatherings & Thematic Sessions

Friday morning will feature network gatherings, where you will join with peers to talk about ways of deepening collaboration in 2020, and in-depth thematic sessions where you will help design programs of action related to the just transition and reconciliation with Indigenous peoples.

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SPEAKERS

Sharan Burrow

General Secretary of the International Trade Union Confederation

Henrik Jeppesen

Head of Investor Outreach for North America, Carbon Tracker

Mark Sevestre

President and Chair of Reconciliation & Responsible Investment Committee, NATOA

Joy Williams

Senior Advisor, Mantle 314 Consulting

Vonda Brunsting

Program Manager for the Just Transition Project at the Initiative for Responsible Investment at the Center for Public Leadership

Edward Waitzer

Senior Partner and Head of Corporate Governance Group, Stikeman Elliott

Leslee White-eye

Board of Directors, King’s University College; Board of Directors, SHARE

Mark Solomon

Founding Partner of Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd LLP

Ted Howard

President and Co-Founder, Democracy Collaborative

Jill Johnson

Investment Officer, Seattle City Employees’ Retirement System (SCERS).

Sussanne Skidmore

Secretary Treasurer, BCFED

Harpinder Sandhu

Board Trustee for the BC Public Service Pension Plan

Kevin Thomas

Chief Executive Officer, SHARE

Katherine Wheatley

Project Lead, Reconciliation and Responsible Investment Initiative (RRII), SHARE

Brodie Guy

Executive Director of Coast Funds

Jennifer Coulson

Vice President, ESG, BCI

Jason Campbell

Chief Executive Officer, Sovereign Power

John Pesa

Local 213 Electrical Workers’ Benefits and Pension Plans Administrator

Aaron Brenner

Assistant Director of the Capital Stewardship Program of the United Food and Commercial Workers International Union

Mario Tremblay

Vice-President, Public and Corporate Affairs, Solidarity Fund QFL

Brian Smith

CEO, Rhiza Capital Inc..

Sarah Couturier-Tanoh

Shareholder Engagement and Policy Analyst

Murray Gold

Senior Partner, Koskie Minksy LLP

Laetitia Tankwe

Advisor to the president of the Board of Trustees of Ircantec

Mike Musuraca

Strategic Advisor,ESG & Labor of Blue Wolf Capital Partners LLC

Scott Connolly

ACTU Assistant Secretary

Shannon Rohan

Chief Strategy Officer for SHARE

Andrea Moffat

Vice President, Ivey Foundation

Thomas McKechnie

Union and Environmental Organizer, & Playwright

Loren Rodgers

Executive Director of National Centre for Employee Ownership

Trish Nixon

Director of Capital and Investments, Vancity Community Investment Bank and CEO, CoPower Inc.

Kim Novak

President, UFCW 1518

Emma Pullman

Capital Stewardship Officer, B.C. Government and Service Employees' Union

Tamara Herman

Senior Program Officer, Responsible Investment Leadership, SHARE

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ACCOMMODATIONS

Special rates for Summit participants are available at:

Pinnacle Hotel Vancouver Harbourfront

1133 West Hastings Street, Vancouver, BC V6E 3T3, CA

Book your own accommodation before January 20, 2020 (Monday) to avail of the group rate. Reservations made after January 20 will be subject to availability.

If you have any questions, please call the toll-free reservation line at: 1.844.337.3118.

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FLIGHT ARRANGEMENTS

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