Eight Annual Independent Research Conference: Independents’ Day 2012


New York, NY – Which sectors are emerging from the prolonged recession? Join the Investorside Research Association on Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012 for its Eighth Annual Independent Research Conference: Independents Day 2012 held at Bloomberg headquarters in New York City for a detailed analysis of the consumer, financial, technology and healthcare sectors. The agenda for this full day event is included below:

Keynote speaker: John Mauldin, President, Millennium Wave Advisors

Panels and presentation contributors: Argus Research Group, Battle Road Research, Bloomberg Industries, CFRA Research, Chesapeake Enterprise , CreditSights Inc., Edmunds.com, Foster Rosenblatt, Gerson Lehrman Group, IDC, inThought, John Burns Real Estate Consulting, Potomac Research Group, Public Strategies Washington, Riedel Research Group, The Retail Tracker, and Verbatim Advisory Group LLC.

Presented by the Investorside Research Association

DATE:      Tuesday, April 3rd, 2012

8:30 AM – 9:00 AM   Registration and Breakfast

9:00 AM – 12:00 PM  Presentations and Panels

12:00 PM – 1:40 PM    Lunch and Panel

1:45 PM – 4:15 PM     Presentations and Panels

4:15 PM – 6:00 PM    Cocktail Reception

731 Lexington Avenue
New York, NY 10022

RSVP: Registration Or email: tbevents@bloomberg.net


Detailed Agenda


MPR 7E – Main Room except for Case Studies which will be in Breakout Rooms

8:30 – 9:00  Registration and Breakfast

9:00-9:10     Welcoming Remarks – Alvin Kressler, Bloomberg Tradebook

9:10-9:15      Opening Remarks Investorside Chairman – David Good, CFO, CreditSights, Inc.

9:15-10:00   Consumer Panel

Moderator: David Dwyer, Bloomberg Industries

Panelists: Jeremy Anwyl, CEO, Edmunds.com; Mark Friedman, Co-Founder, The Retail Tracker; Carl Reichardt Jr , Managing Director of Research, John Burns Real Estate Consulting

10:00-10:45 Healthcare Panel

Moderator: Andrew Berens, MD, Bloomberg Industries

Panelists: Ben Weintraub, Director of Research and Senior Principal, inThought, Wolters Kluwer Pharma, Professor Thomas Foster, Partner, Foster Rosenblatt

11:00- 11:45 Case Studies – Breakout Rooms

Verbatim: Instant Gratification – The Race For Gamblers, Dealhunters, and Fanatics

The GLG Research Method: Illuminating Insights and Opportunities in China for Our Clients.

12:00-1:40 Lunch and Macro Panel

Moderator: Joe Brusuelas, Bloomberg Brief

Panelists: Christian Menegatti, Managing Director and Head of Global Economic Research, Roubini Global Economics, Chip Dickson, Director of Research and Strategist, Discern

1:45-2:45 Washington Panel

Moderator: Gregory Valliere, Chief Political Strategist, Potomac Research Group

Panelists: Steven Eichenauer, Partner, Public Strategies Washington; Scott Reed, Chairman, Chesapeake Enterprises

2:45-3:30 Technology Panel

Moderator: Anand Srinivasan, Bloomberg Industries

Panelists: Ben Rose, Founder, Battle Road Research, David Riedel, Founder, Riedel Research Group; Mark Fauscette, Group Vice President, IDC

3:30-4:15 Guest Speaker – John Mauldin, President of Millennium Wave Advisors, is a NY Times best-selling Author, Contributor to Financial Times and Daily Reckoning and has been a frequent guest on CNBC and Bloomberg TV. His weekly e-newsletter, Thoughts from the Frontline, is the most widely distributed financial newsletter.

4:15PM Closing remarks and Reception





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