Informed 119 – Summer 2023

The main feature in this issue is a full report on the 2023 conference, Dynamic IR: Staying authentic & managing on-going structural change.

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The 29-page conference report includes write-ups on 12 sessions, including keynote interviews, plenary sessions, corporate breakouts and sponsored breakouts, as well as photographs from the day. 

The keynote interviews conducted by host Evan Davis are with: 

  • Tristia Harrison, CEO of Talk Talk Group;
  • Sanjay Nazerali, brand president for dentsu X; and 
  • Stephen Carter, CEO of Informa PLC. 

Other articles in this issue cover a range of IR topics from industry experts. Louis Bielmann discusses the link between analyst research and valuations, Katya Gorbatiouk provides advice on sustainability communications, Erik Carlson looks at technological solutions for IR communications, Mark Robinson suggests a six-step solution for investor targeting, Volker Stümpfen and Maria Töpfer argue the case for artificial intelligence, and Stephen Butler presents new findings on digital engagement. 

News from the IR Society includes an update on the 2023 Best Practice Awards, which will be held in November, an update on membership, a new professional development qualification and information about the updated CIR Study Guide. The Society also welcomes new chair, Douglas Radcliffe. 

Regular features are industry news, CIR passes, new members, the chair's letter, the CEO's personal view and the service providers directory. 

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Published 24 July, 2023