Agenda

May 27-28, 2015

Day One – HALF DAY: Wednesday, May 27, 2015

The 2015 Marcum MicroCap Conference opens with a half-day showcase of early stage growth companies, highly vetted nanocap opportunities and pre-IPO enterprises. The program will include 1 on 1 meetings with presenting company management, expert panel discussions and a cocktail reception.
 
11:30 am - 5:00 pm   Conference Registration
1:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Company Presentations & 1 on 1 Meetings
    Panel Discussions*
2:00 pm - 3:00 pm   Uplisting to an Exchange
What Every Company Needs to Know Before, During and After Listing
3:00 pm - 4:00 pm   Best Practices in Corporate Governance, Legal and Accounting Matters
Key Issues and Hot Topics that Matter to Investors and Regulators
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm   Capital Raising in the Current Environment
Funding Options and Structures Geared Towards Microcap Companies
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Cocktail Reception
     
    * Times are subject to change.

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

The conference’s second day will feature a full agenda of presentations from over 120 publicly-traded microcap companies, expert panel discussions, 1 on 1 meetings, and a luncheon keynote speaker (to be announced). The day concludes with a gala cocktail reception and musical entertainment.
 
7:30 am - 5:00 pm   Conference Registration and Exhibits
8:30 am - 9:00 am   Welcome and Opening Remarks
8:-00 am - 9:00 am   Breakfast
    Company Presentations & 1 on 1 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:  Opportunities within the Sector and the Major Financial Hurdles and Legal Challenges These Companies Face.
10:00 am - 11:00 am   Discovering Breakthrough Opportunities in Life Sciences
How to Evaluate Early Stage and Pre-Revenue Life Science Companies
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, discuss risks, how to evaluate potential opportunities and give their insight as to whether there is possible resurgence in this volatile sector
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm   Lunch
12:30 pm - 1:15 pm   Keynote Speaker
    Company Presentations & 1 on 1 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 and Management in Safeguarding the Company
2:30 pm - 3:30 pm   Corporate Governance in the Microcap Sector
Microcap companies can be Challenged to Keep up with the Burden of Regulatory Requirements: Critical Issues That Effect Valuation, Maintaining Listing Standards, Safeguarding Assets  and Utilizing Corporate Resources to Effectively Execute the Business Plan.  
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 and the Techniques Used to Achieve these Results
5:00 pm - 8:00 pm   Closing Cocktail Reception Featuring Steven Maglio and the Great American Songbook
     
    * Times are subject to change.