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Upcoming events

A list of upcoming events for listed companies over the coming months.

Investor Series Days - Sydney

The Resourceful Events Investor Series supported by ASX, are half day conferences held in the heart of the CBD of Sydney. These conferences are free to attend for the investment community aiming to bring the resources and investment industries together.

You will hear from up to eight companies in a specific commodity with company presentations of approximately 20 minutes each. Below are the upcoming commodity conference dates up to June 2008:

Gold Day
Date: Wednesday 26 March, 8.30am to 12.30pm
Venue: Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street Sydney

Copper Day
Date: Tuesday 15 April, 8.30am to 12.30pm
Venue: Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street Sydney

Zinc/Lead Day
Date: Friday 16 May, 8.30am to 12.30pm
Venue: Hilton Hotel 488 George Street Sydney

Industrial & Precious Metals Day
Date: Thursday 5 June, 8.30am to 12.30pm
Venue: Hilton Hotel, 488 George Street Sydney

National Investor Briefing – Investing in Mining Stocks

This educational event is for retail investors and brokers and organised by the Association of Mining & Exploration Companies (AMEC).

Upcoming Briefing dates

Sydney - 29 March 2008

Attendance is free and includes a complimentary networking lunch. Registration is essential. Contact or call 1300 738 184.  For more information visit

Investor Relations for SMEs one day course

Covering the essentials of investor relations

AIRA's Investor Relations for SMEs is a one-day intensive training course that covers "the essentials" in the practice of investor relations. Designed for CEOs, CFOs, company secretaries and other senior executives, this program delivers a practical understanding of investor relations principles and practices.

Supported by ASX and delivered in association with Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia), the course provides:

  • the tools and techniques to effectively establish an investor relations program
  • an overview of the regulatory requirements that listed entities must comply with
  • the essentials of effective communication
  • tips on dealing with some of the most topical issues in investor relations including, whether to give market guidance or not, hedge funds and how to deal with them.  

Course Dates 2008

Melbourne  Friday 4th April
Perth   Thursday 15th May
Sydney  Friday 27th June
Brisbane  Friday 10th October

For more information and to register (PDF 120KB) for this course please visit 

2008 Bull & Bear Gala Ball – Perth WA

For the first time, this financial industry event supported by ASX, will be a combined presentation by three leading organisations: CPA Australia, the Financial Planning Association (FPA) and the Financial Services Institute of Australasia (Finsia). The Bull & Bear Gala Ball will bring together a wide variety of industry participants and promises to be the pinnacle of WA's financial sector's social calendar.  

Date: Saturday 5 April 2008
Bellevue Ball Room, Perth Convention & Exhibition Centre

For more information go to the Finsia Membership link on or download the registration form (PDF 229KB).

CSA Annual Corporate Update

Where governance fits in 2008

This year the conference will offer two session streams which will allow you to tailor your attendance to meet your corporation’s needs. The conference will provide the opportunity for you and your team to further all your up-to-date governance information all in one place from the governance practice experts.


Perth - 28 May 2008
Brisbane - 29-30 May 2008
Sydney - 3 June 2008
Melbourne - 4-5 June 2008

For more information about the event in your city (including specific program details), please call 1800 251 849 or visit

AFR / ASX Investment Success Series

Bringing together two of Australia's most respected names in finance

The Australian Financial Review and the Australian Securities Exchange join together and present the inaugural The Australian Financial Review and ASX Investment Success Series. This exciting new partnership unites the resources of two of Australia's most respected brands in finance to present a national series of investor education events for sophisticated Australian investors.
Commencing in Brisbane on 19 April 2008, this education series is tailored to the needs of investors who have an existing investment portfolio and practical experience of the market.