20 May, 2012

2:15 PM - 3:30 PM IFIE Business - IFIE Global Regional Chapter Gatherings IFIE has three global regional chapters:
  • AFIE (Asia Forum for Investor Education), Chaired and represented by Dr. Maheshwari of ANMI, India
  • IFIE-MENA (Middle East-North Africa), Chaired by Dr. Ahmed Saad, and represented by Mr. Hesham Ibrahim of EFSA, Egypt
  • IFIE-Americas Chapter—in formation, represented by Ms. Ana Leoni of ANBIMA, Brazil
4:00 PM - 5:30 PM IFIE Business - IFIE Annual Members Meeting
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM Welcome Reception
  • Welcome Remarks by Jong Soo Park, Chairman, Korea Financial Investment Association (KOFIA)
  • Toast by Dr. Roberta Wilton, Vice Chair, IFIE

21 May, 2012

  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Welcome Remarks
    9:30 AM - 10:00 AM Keynote Speaker
    Introduction by Dr. Roberta Wilton, Vice Chair, IFIE
    10:15 AM - 11:50 AM Panel I
    Working Together to Organize, Develop and Implement an Ongoing National Strategy for Financial Capability and Investor Literacy - Case Studies from Public, Private, Regulator and Programme Providers.
    Moderated by Mark Stechishin of the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Sponsor Acknowledgement, Lunch and Keynote Speaker
    Investor and Investing Trends and Their Implications for Investor Education.

    Sponsor Acknowledgement Keynote Speaker Luncheon Sponsored by FINRA
    1:45 PM - 3:00 PM Panel II
    Elements That Create Effective Financial Capability and Investor Literacy Programmes; Overcoming Barriers to Achieve Success.
    Panel moderated by Gerri Walsh, President of the FINRA Investor Education Foundation, Presenter of, "Choosing Where and How to Invest Resources to Create Effective Financial Capability and Investor Literacy Programmes."
    3:10 PM - 4:30 PM Panel III
    Emerging Challenges in Financial Capability and Investor Literacy around the Globe.
    4:45 PM - 6:00 PM Visit to KOFIA Financial Village
    6:30 PM - 9:00 PM Reception and Gala Dinner
    Reception held at 63 City in the Yeoudio District of Seoul. Traditional Korean music and dance performances accompanied the event.

    22 May, 2012

  • 9:00 AM - 9:30 AM Keynote Speaker
    9:30 AM - 10:45 AM Skill and Professional Development Workshop
    Skills and Professional Development Strategies and Content, Including Using Social Media in Financial and Investor Literacy, Leadership and Skill Development for Investor Education Professionals.
    11:00 AM - 12:00 PM Breakout Session I
    Session 1: Leading as a Regulator—Best Practices and Big Challenges in Investor Education.
    Moderator:
    - Ana Claudia Silva Leoni, Head of Institutional Communication, ANBIMA
    Rapporteur:
    - Cecile DeWit, IOSCO 

    Session 2: Addressing the Role of Complex Products in the Financial Markets.
    Moderator:
    - Gary Tidwell, FINRA and IOSCO
    Assisting Moderator/ Rapporteur:
    - Michael Herndon, Director of Investor Education, Commodity Futures Trading Commission, US

    Session 3: Specific and Tangible Examples of Successful Investor Education Programmes.
    Moderator:
    - Gerri Walsh, President of FINRA Investor Education Foundation
    Rapporteur:
    - Patricia Bowles, Director Communications and Education, British Colombia (Canada) Securities Commission

    Session 4: How Do You Determine If an Investor Education Programme is a Success? Looking for Quantitative Measurements and Statistically Reliable Data.
    Moderator:
    - Richard Dyason, General Manager, SIAS (Singapore)
    Rapporteur:
    - Nick Bannister, former Chairman of IFIE

    Session 5: The Call To Action: Key Challenges and Issues Within and Across Jurisdictions that Require Greater Study by IFIE and/or IOSCO.
    Moderators:
    - Paul Andrews, Head International Division, FINRA
    - Adu Anane Antwi, Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Ghana
    Rapporteur:
    - Mark Stechishin, IIROC, Canada.
    12:00 PM - 1:30 PM Lunch and Keynote
    Maximizing the scope, scale and impact of investor education programmes led by a regulator in a dynamic and complex environment.
    Luncheon Sponsored by SIPC
    1:45 PM - 2:30 PM Report and Next Steps from Breakout Sessions

    Session 1: Leading as a Regulator—Best Practices and Big Challenges in Investor Education.
    Rapporteur: 
    • Cecile DeWit, IOSCO
    Session 2: Addressing the Role of Complex Products in the Financial Markets

    Session II Assisting Moderator and Rapporteur:
    • Michael Herndon, Director of Investor Education, Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC), US
    Session 3: Specific and Tangible Examples of Successful Investor Education Programmes
    Rapporteur:
    • Patricia Bowles, Director Communications and Education, British Colombia (Canada) Securities Commission
    Session 4: How Do You Determine If an Investor Education Programme is a Success? Looking for Quantitative Measurements and Statistically Reliable Data.
    Rapporteur:
    • Nick Bannister, former Chairman of IFIE
    Session 5: The Call To Action: Key Challenges and Issues Within and Across Jurisdictions that Require Greater Study by IFIE and/or IOSCO.
    Rapporteur: 
    • Mark Stechishin, Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC)
    2:30 PM - 3:30 PM Conversations/ Roundtable
    The Role of Innovation and Follow up in Financial Education, Capability, Literacy Work and Advice: A Practical "Case Study" Approach" with Tips and Engagement. 
    Conversation moderated by Sujatha Sekhar Naik, deputy general manager and head of the Investor Affairs and Complaints Department at the Securities Commission Malaysia.   
    3:30 PM - 4:00 PM Breakout Session II - Networking Break and Materials Fair


    4:00 PM - 5:00 PM Panel IV
    Challenges Ahead - Going Forward to Implement the Financial Capability and Investor Education Agenda and Protect Investors in a Dynamic Environment.
    • Gerard Lemos, Chairman, UK Money Advice  
    • Gerri Walsh, President, FINRA Investor Education Foundation, United States
    • Sujatha Sekhar Naik, Deputy General Manager, Head of the Investor Affairs and Complaints Department, Securities Commission Malaysia (SECCOM)
    • Adu Anane Antwi, Director-General, Securities and Exchange Commission, Ghana
    Panel moderated by Roberta Wilton, President and CEO of CSI Global Education.
    5:00 PM - 5:20 PM IFIE and IOSCO Reports, Wrap Up and Next Steps