NEW YORK, Oct. 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ - CIBC (CM: TSX; NYSE) - Executives from more than 160 public and private healthcare companies will deliver presentations at the 18th Annual CIBC World Markets Healthcare investor conference Nov. 5-7 at The Waldorf Astoria hotel in New York City. The event, one of the leading investor conferences in healthcare, takes place amid earnings season, and ongoing speculation about the potential industry impacts of Medicare and Medicaid reform, the U.S. presidential race, generic drug regulation, new blockbuster products and treatments, safety and patent issues, FDA policy changes, M&A activity and other issues. Attending firms span a range of healthcare sectors, namely: specialty pharmaceuticals, biotechnology, medical devices, healthcare technology and distribution, providers, facilities and services. The conference also features the following panel discussions and address: - Perspectives on Medicaid and Managed Care, happening Nov. 6 at 8 a.m. with Pamela Sedmak, CFO, CareSource Management Group and Carl McDonald, Executive Director, CIBC World Markets - Large Employers & Health Plans, happening Nov. 6, at noon with Jeffrey Dobro, Senior Care Management Consultant, Towers Perrin, and Carl McDonald. - Edward M. Kennedy, Jr., president and co-founder of the Marwood Group, speaking on key legislative issues, Nov. 5 at 11:30 a.m. Media attendance: This event is by invitation only; media wishing to attend are required to register in advance by calling Tom Wallis at 416-980-4048. Research notes and/or media interviews may also be arranged with the following CIBC World Markets Analysts: - Brian Abrahams - Biotechnology - Bret Holley - Biotechnology - Amit Hazan - Medical Devices - Brian Lian - Biotechnology - Carl McDonald - Healthcare Services - Charles Rhyee - Technology & Distribution - Joe Walewicz - Healthcare Canada - Michael Wiederhorn - Healthcare Providers - Elliot Wilbur - Specialty Pharmaceuticals More information including a conference agenda and an updated listing of participating companies can be found at: http://conferences.cibcwm.com/Health07/. An audio web cast of the conference will be available online (enter code: november). CIBC World Markets is the wholesale and corporate banking arm of CIBC, providing a range of integrated credit and capital markets products, investment banking, and merchant banking to clients in key financial markets in North America and around the world. We provide innovative capital solutions and advisory expertise across a wide range of industries as well as top-ranked research for our corporate, government and institutional clients. The Industrials Conference is organized by CIBC World Markets Institutional Equities.
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