Agenda

May 27-28, 2015

Day Two – FULL DAY: Thursday, May 28, 2015

The conference’s second day will feature a full agenda of presentations from publicly-traded microcap companies, expert panel discussions, One-on-One meetings, and a luncheon keynote speaker (Richard S. Fuld, Jr). The day concludes with a gala cocktail reception and musical entertainment.
 
7:30 am - 5:00 pm   Conference Registration and Exhibits
8:00 am - 9:00 am   Breakfast   Sponsored by National Securities
8:30 am - 9:00 am   Welcome and Opening Remarks
    Company Presentations & One-on-One Meetings / Panel Discussions*
9:00 am - 10:00 am   Blazing New Trails:  Investing in the Marijuana Industry
A Whole New Sector of Public Companies Available for Investors to Consider
Moderator:
Marc Ross, Sichenzia Ross Friedman Ference LLP
Speakers:
Isaac Dietrich, CEO, MassRoots
Michael Lewis, Freedom Seed & Feed
Morgan Paxhia, Poseidon Asset Management
10:00 am - 11:00 am   Discovering Breakthrough Opportunities in Life Sciences
How to Evaluate Early Stage and Pre-Revenue Life Science Companies
Moderator:
Jim Alfaro, Maxim Group LLC
Speakers:
Robert Giordano, J. Streicher Capital LLC
Anthony Sun, Managing Director, Aisling Capital
Dr. Swayampakula Ramakanth, H.C. Wainwright & Co., LLC
Neil Warma, CEO, Opexa Therapeutics
11:00 am - 12:00 pm   After Alibaba: The State of the Market for US Listed, China Based Public Companies
Industry Leaders will analyze lessons learned
Moderator:
Drew Bernstein, Marcum LLP
Speakers:
Mark Crone, CKR Law LLP
Dan David, Co-Founder of Geoinvesting
Edward Kovary, EarlyBirdCapital, Inc.
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch   Sponsored by Maxim Group
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm  

 

Keynote Speaker
Richard S. Fuld, Jr., Chairman of Matrix Advisors and former Chairman of Lehman Brothers
How Emerging Growth Companies Can Succeed in Today’s Capital Markets: Perspectives from My Journey

Key Points:

  • The strategy employed by Lehman Brothers to become one of the world’s leading investment banks
  • Aspects of the financial crisis
  • The current capital market environment
  • The keys to success for today’s growth companies choosing to access the capital markets

    Company Presentations & One-on-One Meetings / Panel Discussions*
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm   Cybersecurity Risks:  A Threat to Publicly Traded Companies and  the Capital Markets
Where Threats Lurk and the Role of the Board
Moderator:
Heather Bearfield, Marcum LLP
Speakers:
Bo Dietl, Beau Dietl & Associates
Tom Runzo, Equisolve
Peter Wyman, Merrill DataSite
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Corporate Governance in the Microcap Sector
Microcap companies can be Challenged
Moderator:
David Feldman, Richardson & Patel LLP
Speakers:
John D. Hogoboom, Lowenstein Sandler LLP
Steven Uslaner, Littman Krooks LLP
Howard Yeaton, Financial Consulting Strategies
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm   How Liquidity Impacts the Value of a Microcap Stock
How to Identify Companies that are Effectively Building an Active and Diverse Shareholder Base
Moderator:
Jeff Goldberger, KCSA Strategic Communications
Speakers:
Jon Merriman, Merriman Capital
Jonathan C. Rich, National Securities
Joshua Sason, Magna
Dennis Schall, Marcum LLP
Adam Stormoen, Dougherty & Company
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Closing Cocktail Reception Featuring Steven Ditullio  Sponsored by H.C. Wainwright & Co.
Featured Athlete: Ron Guidry, New York Yankees Sponsored by GeoInvesting
     
    * Times are subject to change.
8:00 pm - 11:00 pm   The Official Conference After-Party Hosted by Blackbridge Capital
     
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Day One – HALF DAY: Wednesday, May 27, 2015
PRESENTING COMPANY SLOTS SOLD OUT

The 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference opens with a half-day showcase of early stage growth companies, nanocap opportunities and pre-IPO enterprises. The program will include One-on-One meetings with presenting company management, expert panel discussions, and a cocktail reception.
 
11:30 am - 4:30 pm   Conference Registration
1:00 pm - 4:30 pm   Company Presentations & One-on-One Meetings
    Panel Discussions*
1:30 pm - 2:30 pm   Uplisting to an Exchange
What Every Company Needs to Know Before, During and After Listing
Moderator:
Ali Panjwani, Pryor Cashman LLP
Speakers:
Doug Armstrong, Dawson James Securities, Inc.
Dave Donohoe, Roth Capital Partners
Andrew Hall, NASDAQ
Gregg Jaclin, Szaferman, Lakind, Blumstein & Blader, P.C.
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Best Practices in Corporate Governance, Legal and Accounting Matters
Key Issues and Hot Topics that Matter to Investors and Regulators

Moderator:
Thomas Hanley, Stradley Ronon
Speakers:
Nicholas Christiano, Jr., National Managing Partner, Healthcare Tatum, a Randstad company
Caryn Schechtman, DLA Piper
Steve Schuster, McLaughlin & Stern LLP
Lou Taubman, Hunter Taubman Fischer, LLP
3:30 pm - 4:30 pm   Capital Raising in the Current Environment
Funding Options and Structures Geared Towards Microcap Companies
Moderator:
Mitchell Nussbaum, Loeb & Loeb LLP
Speakers:
Mark Elenowitz, Tripoint Global Equities, LLC
Oded Har-Even, Sullivan & Worcester and Zysman, Aharoni & Gayer LLP
Justin Keener, JMJ Financial Group
4:30 pm - 7:30 pm   Cocktail Reception   Sponsored by ROTH Capital Partners
     
    * Times are subject to change.