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2024 Program

Thursday, May 2, 2024
7:45 AM - BMO Welcome Breakfast

8:30 AM

Welcome Back!

Michelle Roth, Partner, Goodmans LLP & President & CEO, SenbridGe

9:00 AM

Market Outlook

Mark Gallagher, Executive Managing Director, Newmark Canada

9:30 AM

Industry Leaders: Insights from the C-Suite

Jens Cermak, President & COO, Amica Senior Lifestyles
Nitin Jain, President & CEO, Sienna Senior Living
Kim O'Brien, President & CEO, United Active Living
Frédéric Soucy, President, Seniors' Residences Division, Cogir Real Estate 
Vlad Volodarski, CEO, Chartwell Retirement Residences

Moderator: Lois Cormack, CEO, Spring Living Retirement Communities

10:30 AM - First National LP Networking Break

11:00 AM

Investor Intelligence: The Makings of Win-Win Partnership Strategies

Edward Cheung, SVP, International Investments, Welltower Inc.
Robert Ezer, CIO, Amica Senior Lifestyles
Jonathan Turnbull, Head of Canada, Harrison Street Real Estate Capital LLC


Moderator: Jon Northup, Partner, Goodmans LLP

12:00 PM

SenbridGe Soundbite: The Hidden Heroes of Aging: How Microbes Shape Our Longevity

Dr. Brett Finlay, PhD, University of British Columbia

Introduced by Gilbert Schiller, Vice President, Real Estate, Revera Inc.

12:30 PM - TD Luncheon
SenbridGe Showdown: AgeTech Challenge

Back by popular demand, the SenbridGe Showdown returns in 2024! The SenbridGe Showdown features health care innovators looking to disrupt the sector with their creative business plans. Our expert panel of industry leaders will evaluate the pitches and share their live feedback during the session.

2:45 PM

Capital Markets Update

Jeff Appleby, Managing Director & Head, Real Estate Investment Banking, CIBC Capital Markets

Armen Farian, Managing Director, Head of Canadian Real Estate Investment Banking, TD

Mike McIntosh, Director, Real Estate, BMO Capital Markets

Moderator: Peter Roth, Partner, Farris LLP

3:40 PM - First National LP Networking Break

4:10 PM

SenbridGe Soundbite: Connect, Care, Change: A Road Map For Authentic Leadership

Mike Lavallée, CEO, Seasons Retirement Communities in discussion with Karen Vadasz, Partner, Goodmans LLP

4:25 PM

Money Talks

Sanjay Arora, Managing Director & Regional Market Leader, BMO
Mike Chiu, Director, Capital West Mortgage (Chiu) Inc.

Cam Di Giorgio, Co-CEO, Stonebridge Financial Corporation
Brian Kimmel, AVP, Commercial Financing, First National Financial
Hasan Rahim, Director-National Accounts, TD

Moderator: Peter Block, Vice President, Real Estate Finance, CIBC

5:20 PM

The Wrap

Mathew Burnett, Senior Vice President, Healthcare Capital Markets, CBRE Ltd.

5:30 PM - Newmark Canada Closing Cocktails

Thank you to our 2024 Sponsors!

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