Media Advisory - Global conference to feature investor education experts from six continents
13 Jun, 2013, 15:30 ET
IFIE-IOSCO Investor Education Conference June 20-21, 2013 in Toronto
TORONTO, June 13, 2013 /CNW/ - The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) is hosting the fifth International Forum for Investor Education (IFIE) and International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO) Global Investor Education Conference from June 20 - 21, 2013, at the Hilton Hotel in Toronto, Ontario.
The conference theme focuses on changing investor behaviour across life stages - children and youth, working years and retirement. IFIE Chair and IIROC President and CEO Susan Wolburgh Jenah and IOSCO Secretary General David Wright will lead an exciting line up of high-profile speakers from North and South America, Europe, the Middle East, Africa and the Asia Pacific Region.
Regulators and investor education practitioners will share best practices and learn about new research, tips and tools for implementing effective financial education, financial capability and investor literacy/education initiatives and programmes within their countries and organizations.
|Event:||IFIE-IOSCO 2013 Global Investor Education Conference - Delivering Dynamic Financial Capability and Investor Education Programmes: Changing Behaviour Across Life Stages|
|Date & Time:||Thursday, June 20, 2013|
|11:30 a.m. - 5:45 p.m.|
|Friday, June 21, 2013|
|8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.|
|145 Richmond St. W,|
|Who:||Susan Wolburgh Jenah, Chair, IFIE and President and CEO, IIROC;|
|David Wright, Secretary General, IOSCO;|
|Comedian James Cunningham will deliver an interactive session of Funny Money|
|- the programme he delivers to high school students|
|Other speakers and panelists from Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Hong Kong, India, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, Saudi Arabia, South Africa, Turkey and the U.S.|
Click here for full agenda and list of speakers
Chartered in 2005, the International Forum for Investor Education (IFIE) is an alliance of 28 organizations of regulators, industry associations and other interested stakeholders from 15 countries that promotes higher standards and information sharing in financial and investor education. IFIE serves as a clearinghouse for the exchange of information between providers of investor education from different jurisdictions, including organizations that are just beginning to develop investor education programs.
The International Organization of Securities Commissions (IOSCO), established in 1983, is the acknowledged international body that brings together the world's securities regulators and is recognized as the global standard setter for the securities sector. IOSCO's membership regulates more than 95% of the world's securities markets in over 110 jurisdictions.
The Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) is the national self-regulatory organization which oversees all investment dealers and trading activity on debt and equity marketplaces in Canada. Created in 2008 through the consolidation of the Investment Dealers Association of Canada and Market Regulation Services Inc., IIROC sets high quality regulatory and investment industry standards, protects investors and strengthens market integrity while maintaining efficient and competitive capital markets.
SOURCE: Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) - General News
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IIROC Senior Media and Public Affairs Specialist
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