CIRI Alberta: Blockchain: Its Application and Potential Benefits to the Clearing and Settlement of Securities

Event Description

To understand how blockchain can be applied to the clearing and settlement of securities, generating benefits and new opportunities for issuer companies, brokerage firms and investors, Mr. Richard Carleton, the Chief Executive Officer of the Canadian Securities Exchange, will provide us with details on Canada’s first platform for clearing and settling securities through blockchain technology. This technology has the potential to significantly change the way shareholder communications, proxy voting and investor relations is conducted.  A fireside chat will follow the presentation. This event is eligible for 2 CEUs.

Registration: 11:30 AM - 12:00 PM MT
Presentation: 12:00 - 1:00 PM MT

Member fee: $30.00
Non-member fee: $50.00

Cancellation Policy: As all meals must be reserved in advance, registered "no shows" without 48-hour prior notification will not be reimbursed.


Richard Carleton, Chief Executive Officer, CNSX Markets

Richard Carleton is the CEO of CNSX Markets Inc. In this role he is responsible for the strategic direction and management of the Canadian Securities Exchange. Prior to this appointment, Richard served as Vice-President Corporate Development with responsibility for the technology, operations and trading sales teams for the CSE.

Prior to joining the exchange, Richard worked as a business development consultant, after spending twelve years with the Toronto Stock Exchange, serving most recently as a member of the exchange’s senior management team. Active in industry affairs, Richard served two terms as chair of the market data industry’s global trade association in the late 1990's, is a frequent panelist at market structure and trading technology events and serves as a member of the TMX Information Processor Governance Committee.

A member of the Law Society of Upper Canada since 1987, Richard is a graduate of the University of Ottawa (B.A. ’81) and the University of Toronto (LL.B. ’85). He has also completed the executive development programme at the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania.

9/20/2018 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time
Eau Claire Tower +15 Level Conference Room 600 - 3rd Ave SW Calgary, AB CANADA

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