Overall empowering, enriching and supportive
FENI summit can be described as a change maker in the foundation and not for profit space. The networking and interaction between foundations and asset managers is priceless, not to mention the wide variety of informative, relevant presentations.
It has been great to hear multiple perspectives on the fundamental nature of managing a portfolio.
Quality of speakers and content was great.
Enjoy the diverse speaker line up. Well organized.
Diverse Subjects. Thought Provoking.
The information has been great. The impact is that foundation business is complex as any type of business.
The lineup of speakers is very impressive – they all delivered. It was great to hear from the different foundations investments and the challenges they face…
Very informative. An overview of the growth of the global economy and most importantly the new procurement act…
Very diverse speakers with excellent knowledge – you have brought engaging, and knowledgable speakers. I have learned a great deal – mostly relevant.
Excellent and varied content.
Excellent discussions. I enjoyed the disbursement policies, risk management strategies, legal develop and CRA the nosy. Answered a number of questions we are struggling with.
Good speakers, hearing from the foundations/endowment is great.
Very informative with good to great speakers. A very strong Canadian perspective not normally available.
Very interesting mix of relevant topics for all participants, nice amount of information, presentations and interactive participation from the audience.
Great series of speakers that addressed a variety of good topics.
It has been informative! Learning in more depth our obligation for meeting disbursement quota issue and balancing that with presentation of enduring property.
Interesting to hear from others and seeing the similar situations they are experiencing.
Broad scope and variety of topics keeps session interesting.
Excellent idea generation. Several good take aways for positive change in our organization.
Well done. The emphasis on the importance of alternate assets continues to increase.
Fantastic forum on discussing the issues facing the F, E + NFP market place.
The conference was very good and I learned a lot of things regarding investment and fund management. The gained knowledge will be shared by my country, Nepal.
Enjoyed the case studies – an opportunity to hear how other organizations address asset mix, governance, etc. forward looking views of investment managers very informative.
Quite stimulating – confirmed need for clear investment objectives, practices that offer organization need for returns and comfort with risk and need for expertise on committees that holding managers accountable for terms agreed to.
I will ask our investment committee to re-evaluate its investment policy. A very good thing to do with up to date analysis and new options to consider.
Conference is a crucial “must attend event” for all who wish to stay at the leading forefront of innovation and information, to best benefit their foundations.
Really excellent. Good speakers well prepared with good content.
Overall an excellent conference.
Great. A good spectrum of presentations – all relevant and important for endowments/investments of varying size.
Good speakers, well organized, well presented.
For me, being on the donor side of the business, this helps me understand the language better. I find our donors are sophisticated people and they ask me technical questions. This will help me in my interactions with new and current holders.
A great mix of something for everyone – given the diverse nature of attendees – well done. Quality of speakers is awesome.
Good topic areas – learning a lot.
Economist that kicked it off (Rosenberg) was great; helped set the tone.
Great panel discussion. Participants were interactive.
The conference is very educational on investments for startups as well as bigger budget companies.
The conference is professionally organized with a great roster of speakers. The lasting impact of course, is the people you meet and relationships established.