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St. Andrew´s Club & Conference Centre Sun Life Financial Tower 16th Floor - 150 King St W Toronto, ON M5H 1J9 Canada

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So you want to go public? Learn from the best on November 15th!

Please join us for an educational afternoon covering a wide variety of topics focused on the process of taking a company public in Canada. The presentation portion of the session will be followed by a networking reception.

As part of the CSE's ongoing "Thought Leadership Series" - the exchange, in partnership with McMillan LLP, MNP LLP and SmallCapPower has compiled a team of experts and industry professionals who will provide comprehensive insight into what it takes to successfully go public.


1:15 PM - Introduction to the event
Richard Carleton, CEO, Canadian Securities Exchange
Rob Cook, Sr. VP Market Operations, Canadian Securities Exchange

1:30 PM - How legal counsel assists in the process and three common missteps
Raj Dewan, Partner, McMillan, LLP

1:45 PM - Audit: Accomplishments, process, preparation and auditor’s involvement in the offering documents
Jon MacNeil, CPA, CA, Regional Managing Partner, MNP LLP

2:00 PM - The role of the transfer agent
Sarah Gilroy, Assistant VP, Business Development, Computershare

2:15 PM - Exchange requirements and considerations in the go public process
Mark Faulkner, VP Listings and Regulations, Canadian Securities Exchange

2:30 PM - Question and Answer Period

3:00 PM - Website, marketing and IR considerations
Arash Adnani, Co-Founder and President, Blender Media

3:15 PM - The importance of budgeting
Peter Traynor, ITB Solutions

3:30 PM - Underwriting and broker considerations in the go public process
Jack Hajduk, VP, Integral Wealth

3:45 PM - Content creation: The value of a good story
Phillip Shum, VP, smallcappower.com

4:00 PM - Overview: Putting the deal together, advice & experiences
Richard Buzbuzian, President and Director, Drone Delivery Canada Corp.

4:15 PM - Question and Answer Period

4:30 PM - Reception

Seats are limited, so sign up fast, viewing the event online will also be available for those unable to join.

Questions? Contact barrington.miller@thecse.com

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