IRO: Be in the Know Now

Thursday, Feb 22, 2018
11:30 AM - 1:15 PM MT

Location: Maggiano's - Downtown Denver

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500 16th Street
Denver, AL 80202


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Get a jump start in understanding the hot topics affecting IROs today during a timely and engaging discussion with investor relations experts, Gary LaBranche, President & CEO of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI), and Tim Quast, Founder and President of ModernIR Market Structure Analytics.

Gary and Tim have teamed up to walk you through the latest developments in investor-related legislation, passive investing and other key issues facing you and other IROs in today's dynamic marketplace. You will definitely be "in the know" after this session, which includes presentations on:


Insights and Insider Info on NIRI Today


Gary LaBranche, President & CEO of the National Investor Relations Institute (NIRI)

NIRI's new President & CEO Gary LaBranche will provide a legislative and regulatory update, summarize NIRI developments and discuss key issues facing IR professionals.


Are ETFs Driving Your Stock and the Market?


Tim Quast, Founder and President, ModernIR Market Structure Analytics Firm

Investing giant Blackrock is a top holder of most stocks and manages $5.7 trillion. Its net income margin of 28% is better than Microsoft's. Along with compatriots Vanguard and State Street, these Big Three passive managers oversee some $14 trillion of global assets and over 70% of all Exchange Traded Funds investment - 75% of which is in the US market. Is your mind boggled by figures?  We must only figure out one thing:  What impact are these giants, and especially ETFs, having on market-direction and trading in your stock?


Join Tim Quast, Founder and President of equity behavioral analytics firm ModernIR, for a rousing review of how passive investment behaves in the market - and what it means in terms of risks and rewards for your stock and the market ahead.