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Friday February 8, 2013 from 8:30 AM to 3:30 PM CST
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Park Cities Hilton 
5954 Luther Lane
Dallas, TX, TX

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Teal Smith 

Professional Development Day 

The 360 Degree View of IR
Learn about developments that will impact your company straight from the Federal Reserve, Wall Street analysts and more.  Our keynote speakers, David Woodcock, Regional Director, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, and Jeff Morgan, NIRI National CEO & President, will share news and insights that every IR and corporate finance professional should hear.
Space is limited.  Reserve your seat now.

Earn 7 CPE Credits 



View from the SEC - SEC enforcement has ramped up in recent years. David Woodcock, SEC Regional Director, will give his view on the SEC's current and ongoing enforcement efforts.


View from Wall Street - A panel of local investment professionals will help us understand how they view IROs and the C-Suite from their side of the market. What are they looking for from corporate issuers?  What is their viewpoint on the retail and institutional investor markets, including key metrics they use in evaluating potential and existing portfolio investments?  What can you do to be noticed?  
View from the Fed - Anil Kumar, Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas, Senior Research Economist and Advisor, spends countless hours evaluating the impact of economic changes on the financial health of the Southwest, and will share his view of the region's industry and the economy with attendees.
Lunch - Jeff Morgan, President and CEO, NIRI National,  will provide his view of how Washington will affect IR, the state and future of investor relations in 2013 and beyond.  Topics will include financial reporting, disclosure, governance and communications.  Jeff will also provide an update on current initiatives at NIRI that are important to members.

View of Corporate Ethical Standards - Our panel of experts will provide its view of ethics in corporate America by examining recent corporate responsibility developments as they relate to the regulatory environment, disclosure and fair trade practices domestically and abroad.


View of Social Media - Michelle Golden, a social media master and author of Social Media Strategies for Professionals and Their Firms: The Guide to Establishing Credibility and Accelerating Relationships, will discuss how IR professionals should view social media, and she will suggest several strategies as a means of establishing credibility and accelerating key relationships.