"Sharing IR best practices at the world's first stock exchange"


Monday, September 28, 2015 Euronext Amsterdam
09.00-16.00 Multi-broker roadshow organised at Euronext Amsterdam
18.00-22.00 Dinner and Extel WeConvene IR Awards Ceremony by Steve Kelly at Euronext Amsterdam

Tuesday, September 29, 2015 Euronext Amsterdam

08.15-08.50 Registration and coffee
08.55-09.15 Opening Bell ceremony Euronext Amsterdam
Welcome by Roeland Haanen, President, NEVIR
09.15-10.00 Plenary session
“Revealing the backroom tales of an IRO, in supporting its CEO during times of change”
Moderator: Gerbrand Nijman, Chief Financial Officer, Global Telecom Holding S.A.E.
Panel members:
  • James Palmer, former VP IR, PSA Peugeot Citroën
  • Wouter van de Putte, former Head of IR, Ziggo
10.00-10.15 Special address:
From the heart of Europe: “A regulatory update on CMU, Mifid II and its effect on European companies” Robin Jezek, Vice President, Head of Government Affairs, Euronext See Presentation
10.15-10.45 Coffee break
10.45-11.30 Moderated Interview
“Best practice use of Social Media in IR”
Introduction presentations by:
  • Rutger Jan De Kreij, senior IRO, Shell
  • Chris Muldoon, Business Development Manager, ShareholderApp See Presentation
  • Presentation: Richard Carpenter, Managing Partner, MerchantCantos See Presentation
Moderated interview by Richard Carpenter with Rutger Jan De Kreij and Chris Muldoon
11.30-12.30 Plenary session:
‘The role of proxy advisory agencies in shareholder –issuer dialogue’
Introduction and moderation: Nicholas Laugier, senior account manager, Georgeson See presentation
Panel members:
  • Jennifer Law, Vice President, Corporate Governance, EMEA, BlackRock Asset Management
  • Cedric Laverie, Head of Corporate Governance, Amundi
  • Michiel Van Esch, Governance Engagement Specialist, Robeco SAM
  • Ernst van de Weert, Company Secretary, Heineken
  • Bruno Heynen, Secretary to the Executive Committee and Adviser to the Board and Management, Novartis
12.30-13.30 Informal lunch
13.30-14.30 Workshops:

Debt IR
Jaap Mollema, Deputy Head Investor Relations & Rating Agencies, Rabobank

How to approach retail investors?
Niels Lemmers,
Public Affairs director, VEB

SMEs: how to manage flow in your stock?
Caroline Vogelzang, Director IR & Corporate Communications, Kardan 
Maarten Den Hartog, investment professional, Teslin

How to prioritize ESG benchmark studies?
Kimberly Stewart, Head of IR Technip
Jan van der Kaaij, Managing Partner, Between US

Integrated reporting
Anneke Sipkens, Director Sustainable Strategy & Innovation, Deloitte Consulting

Anne Carmier, Project Director, Capitalcom

Private Placements
Host: Marc Lefèvre, Director, Head of Listing, Euronext

14.30-15.00 Coffee break
15.00-16.00 “Activist Shareholders in Europe, should we bother?”
  • Gary Weiss, Managing Director, JP Morgan  
  • Rients Abma, Director, Eumedion
  • Charles Demoulin, Partner, Deminor 
16.00-16.30 Keynote: Philip Joos, Professor, Doctor, University Tilburg See Presentation

“Sell side analyst expertise and performance in a changing regulatory environment”

Wednesday, September 30, 2015 Euronext Amsterdam

09.00-16.00 Multi-broker roadshow, with 1:1’s at Euronext Amsterdam

(program is subject to change)