hEDGE Finance Conference Kick-Off Hosted by BMO Capital Markets – Registration Now Open


31 Aug hEDGE Finance Conference Kick-Off Hosted by BMO Capital Markets – Registration Now Open

Looking to break into the Capital Markets? hEDGE Finance Conference 2014 is returning for its fourth year!

What is hEDGE 2014?

hEDGE 2014 is a three-day, international undergraduate capital markets conference organized by students at the University of Waterloo. Taking place in the heart of Toronto’s financial district August 20 – 22, 2014, hEDGE provides delegates with a holistic exposure to finance by focusing on six cross-pillar areas: investment banking, sales & trading, asset management, equity & debt research, private equity and venture capital. The conference will feature everything from the hEDGE competition, keynote speakers, workshops, networking sessions, to socials.

Why hEDGE?

hEDGE provides the perfect opportunity for you to learn about capital markets, gain industry and career awareness, prepare for the upcoming recruiting season and put yourself in the game for a coveted front-office position. In the past, hEDGE delivered to its delegates:

  • networking sessions and workshops hosted by: BMO Capital Markets, CIBC World Markets, Scotia Global Banking and Markets, TD Asset Management, TD Securities, RBC Capital Markets, Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan, GMP Securities, OMERS Ventures, CI Financial, Burgundy Asset Management, and more
  • Keynote addresses by:
    • Mark Wiseman, President and CEO of CPPIB
    • Mike Durland, Co-CEO of Scotia Global Banking and Markets
    • Satish Rai, CIO of TD Asset Management
    • Peter Myers, Head of Investment & Corporate Banking and Executive MD of BMO Capital Markets

hEDGE only promises more value for its delegates in the 2014 conference! Please stayed tuned as hEDGE releases more conference details in the upcoming months by liking the hEDGE Facebook page and subscribing to our mailing list on

BMO Capital Markets Kick-Off

To jump start hEDGE 2014, BMO Capital Markets will be hosting hEDGE 2014’s conference kickoff at its Toronto head office. hEDGE will be taking this opportunity to introduce all that hEDGE 2014 has in store for its delegates, while BMO will be taking this opportunity to screen and recruit for their full-time/co-op/summer positions through the resumes that attendees submit and the face-to-face interactions in the networking session. BMO strongly encourages attendees to bring a paper copy of their resume to the kick-off as well. Don’t miss this chance to learn about hEDGE 2014, hear from BMO’s keynote, and network with BMO’s professionals!

When: Thursday May 29, 6-8:30 pm
Where: BMO Toronto head office, First Canadian Place, 68th floor
Who’s invited: All undergraduate students across Canada
Fee: FREE!
Transportation: hEDGE will be providing round-trip transportation between the University of Waterloo and the BMO office for a charge of $10
How to register:
Registration timeline: registration portal will be open from March 27, 2014 7pm to May 16, 2014 11:59pm

(Submission of resume is required for registration. Please note that BMO and hEDGE will screen for spots should number of registrants exceed capacity.)

Conference Applications

Delegate applications for hEDGE 2014 will open after the hEDGE Kick-Off on May 29 and close in June. Please visit and follow us on Facebook and Twitter to get the latest updates for our conference including exact application deadlines.

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