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As an addition to this year's conference program, two pre-conference professional development workshops will be run the day prior to the conference.  Topics have been selected based on current interests and trends across Australasian Listed Entity investor relations practices in order to provide an extended professional development offering to our members.  Pre-conference workshop registration is available as a stand-alone registration or as part of a combined workshop / conference / dinner package.

About the Workshops:

WORKSHOP 1

THINK LIKE A FUND MANAGER OR BUY-SIDE ANALYST

Wednesday, 21 November 2018
11.00am - 1.00pm - Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, 27 O'Connell Street, Sydney (NOTE NEW VENUE)
A light sandwich lunch will be served following this workshop

Speakers:

  • SILVIO GASPARET | Director, KPMG
  • ANDREW GIBSON | Consultant
  • ANTOINETTE PLATER | Senior Manager, Investor Relations, Stockland Limited
  • MARISSA ROSSI | Head of Research, Executive Director | UBS Asset Management Australia
  • SCOTT RYALL | Principal, Rimor Equity Research
  • MARK WILSON | Deutsche Bank

Key Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this workshop delegates should:

1.

Have an understanding of the greater ownership being placed on listed entities as a result of:

  • some fund managers now have to pay for sell-side research
  • the juniorisation of the sell-side analyst role and their increased sector coverage
2.

Acquire a deeper understanding of how to engage with the buy-side in order to provide the information they require.

3.

Gain a more detailed understanding of the bottom-up analysis the buy-side undertake, including:

  • Identifying value drivers
  • Forecasting and model building
  • Valuation
  • Making recommendations
  • Investment decisions

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WORKSHOP 2

Maximise Shareholder Voting Support Through Effective Engagement

Wednesday, 21 November 2018
2.00 - 4.00pm  - Press Room, Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, 27 O'Connell Street, Sydney

A light sandwich lunch will be served prior to the start of this workshop

Speakers:

  • CHRISTIAN SEALEY  | Chief Operating Officer, Morrow Sodali
  • JANA JEVCAKOVA | Governance Manager, Morrow Sodali
  • JAMIE CAMERON | Client Services Director - AUSTRALIA, Morrow Sodali
  • FRIDA PANAYI | Senior Director, Morrow Sodali

Key Learning Outcomes

At the conclusion of this workshop delegates should:

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Be updated on ESG trends and hot topics, via a presentation on the most current trends, ESG matters and investor sentiment

2.

Increase your knowledge with a group assignment/case study, designed to test the participants’ current knowledge of the ESG investors, ESG research providers and voting process mechanism

3.

Know who’s who in the zoo, via a presentation on investor engagement

4. Have your questions answered by former proxy advisors during an open Q&A session on proxy advisors, their processes, voting recommendations and policies

Presented by:

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   Please note each workshop will be presented in workshop format and will include a case study and interactive / group work.