SAN DIEGO, Feb. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The San Diego Chapter of the National Investor Relations Institute ( NIRI) will host a special event with Facebook's Head of IR, Deborah Crawford, in the evening of March 12, 2013. The special event is being sponsored by NASDAQ OMX, the world's largest exchange company, and hosted at AMN Healthcare. The program will feature a fireside chat with Deborah and Karen Fisher, Past President of the San Diego NIRI Board, discussing Deborah's IR experience at Facebook following one of the world's most sought-after Initial Public Offerings. Specifically, the discussion is expected to cover the overall management of Facebook's visibility in the investment community, oversight of investor communications at one of the most visible and interesting companies in the world, and how Facebook maintains its critical relationships with investors and analysts. Deborah joined Facebook just after their IPO in May 2012 and is currently leading their investor relations efforts. Prior to joining Facebook, she led the investor relations team at Netflix for over eight years. Deborah is a graduate of UCSD earning a Masters of Pacific International Affairs from UCSD – School of International Relations and Pacific Studies. WHEN: March 12, 2013Registration/Networking: 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. PSTProgram: 6:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. PST Wine and hors d'oeuvres will be served WHERE: AMN Healthcare, San Diego Office12400 High Bluff Drive San Diego, CA 92130 WHO SHOULD ATTEND: Professionals in the Investor Relations, Finance, Legal, and Communications fields COST: NIRI San Diego Member - $45.00 (USD)Non-members and at the door- $60.00 (USD) Visit the Event Page for more information or click here to register. About NIRI Founded in 1969, NIRI is the professional association of corporate officers and investor relations consultants responsible for communication among corporate management, shareholders, securities analysts and other financial community constituents. NIRI is the largest professional investor relations association in the world with more than 3,300 members representing over 1,600 publicly held companies and $9 trillion in stock market capitalization. The NIRI San Diego chapter is one of over 30 chapters worldwide. About Investor Relations and NIRI Investor relations is a strategic management responsibility that integrates finance, communication, marketing and securities law compliance to enable the most effective two-way communication between a company, the financial community, and other constituencies, which ultimately contributes to a company's securities achieving fair valuation. NIRI is dedicated to advancing the practice of investor relations and the professional competency and stature of its members.