Join us for critical content focused on today’s essential financial topics, and some of the best networking opportunities out there!
Until April 15 - pay only $995 (plus taxes)
Early-bird tuition fees for new students April 16 - June 30: $1,395.
Act now to take advantage of these tax-deductible tuition fees for this three-day event with everything included:
Check out the Team Member rates, too: $495 per person plus taxes (accreditation and DAC-in-the-Box not included)
It all starts early on June 15. Login to your Knowledge Bureau Virtual DAC Campus to begin your Strategic Re-Discovery Journey.
Set up your profile, meet sponsors, read speaker biographies and profiles along with new content to be posted weekly.
Take part in the contests to earn prizes.
5:30 - 6:00 PM
Open to first time attendees, let’s breakout and get to know each other in an informal setting. There will be brain teasers and games and lots of prizes to be won.
5:30 - 6:00 PM
Been to DAC before? Let’s swap stories about favourite memories. Make sure to post pictures to the Wall for a chance to win great prizes.
KNOWLEDGE BUREAU GRADUATE
Join us as we celebrate this years’ graduating class of designates, hosted by Dr. Dean Smith, President, Cadesky Tax and Evelyn Jacks, President, Knowledge Bureau.
Join designates, graduates, speakers and partners for an evening of virtual improv starring you and your DAC Colleagues. Be prepared to laugh, you never know where the story will go with improv! Open to all registrants, speakers and sponsors.
MASTER OF CEREMONIES
OPENING REMARKS AND WELCOME
We look forward to welcoming you to DAC Acuity 2021, beginning with opening remarks from the 2020 New Advisor Award Winner Frank Ryan.
OPENING KEYNOTE PRACTICE MANAGEMENT:
THE GREATEST RECOVERY ON EARTH
INVESTMENT PLANNING TAX REFORMS
IN A NEW ECONOMY
We have come through the worst global economic crisis since WW2. What will the Great Reset bring to the future in Canada? What is the impact on Canadians and their wealth? How will it affect jobs, taxes and wealth building?
10:10 -11:00 AM
ESTATE PLANNING INTERGENERATIONAL
WEALTH PLANNING WITH TRUSTS
Is there a more significant role that trusts can play in intergenerational wealth planning? If so, what are the appropriate considerations that advisors should keep in mind when recommending them? How can advisors be proactive in suggesting trusts as a means of either saving tax or providing for a controlled distribution of an estate? Learn from a best-selling author of Wealth Planning Strategies for Canadians.
11:00 - 11:10 AM
11:10 -11:50 AM
CROSS-BORDER TAX PLANNING GLOBAL FAMILIES: BEWARE THE MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR TAX TRAPS
What does the great wealth transfer look like post-pandemic and after tax? There are significant tax traps to be aware of here in Canada, for Canadians with children in the U.S. and abroad. Find out more about managing tax risk when high net worth clients, and business owners in particular, plan succession.
11:50 – 12:00
LUNCH & LEARN SESSIONS
12:00 -12:45 PM
KNOW YOUR PRODUCT
RESPONSIBLE AND SUSTAINABLE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES
Responsible investing is about analyzing the environmental, social and governance (ESG) issues within investments that have the potential to deliver sustainable returns. Advisors who make it their business to know, will find new client relationship opportunities. Find out why in this session.
12:45 – 1:30 PM
BUILD YOUR BUSINESS DIGITAL DISRUPTION:
Social Media Strategies for Leaders
In this fast-paced session, learn how successful new brands connect with their customers so that you too can be the leading digital disruptor in your circle of influence. Find out more about social media strategies that bring in revenue results from the best-selling author of Pick Up the Freaking Phone, who will share his top tips and strategies for building and maintaining a modern company poised to succeed in the new economy.
THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT:
DIAMONDS AND DENIM AWARDS GALA
Chairman & CEO, CANFIN Financial Group
A special celebration of joy as we wave hello to a new post-COVID world!
KEYNOTE: WINNING ADVISORS: Grit, Determination and Exhilaration
PLUS: PERSPECTIVES FROM OUR NEW ADVISOR AWARD WINNER BONUS: WIN A TROPHY FOR THE BEST COSTUME AND CHUCKLES Win Your Trophy And Receive A Gift For Wearing Your Best Blig And Jeans. . .And For The Extroverts In The Audience, Enter Your Act
8:15 - 8:45 AM
TECHNOLOGY & TRANSFORMATION
DIGITAL FINANCE AND ITS IMPLICATIONS
ETHICAL PRACTICES ASK THE EXPERTS PANEL: ETHICAL DILEMMAS
Richard Austin, Compliance Lawyer
Plus 2 leading Real Wealth Managers
In a recent Meeting of the Minds session hosted by the Society of Real Wealth Managers and attended by over 100 top advisors, over 85% said they had been exposed to an ethical dilemma. What to do when conflicts of interest arise? Learn from an expert panel.
SWEET STRETCH BREAK
Check out your DAC in the Box for this mornings’ sweet treat
11:10 -11:50 AM
FINANCIAL RISK MANAGEMENT
RE-BUILDING FINANCIAL HEALTH
11:50 -12:20 PM
DOING GOOD: TAKING BETTER CARE OF OUR HUMAN RESOURCES
12:20 - 12:30
STRETCH BREAK AND
TWO LUNCH & LEARN SESSIONS
12:30 - 1:15 PM
WEALTH TAXES ON THE HORIZON?
12:30 – 1:15 PM
EXECUTIVE SUITE - DARE TO DREAM BIG: WHY THE FUTURE IS BRIGHT FOR ADVISORS IN A NEW ECONOMY
WITH EVELYN JACKS,
FOUNDER AND PRESIDENT,