POET Technologies Annual General & Special Shareholders Meeting
June 10th, 2014
Toronto, ON, June 10, 2014 – POET Technologies Inc. (TSX-V: PTK and OTCQX: POETF) (“the Company”) announces the following:
The Annual Report for the Year ended December 31st, 2013 has been filed on SEDAR.
The Annual General and Special Meeting of Shareholders (“AGSM”) is scheduled for 9:00 am on Tuesday, August 12, 2014 at the Nathan Hale Inn and Conference Center, 855 Bolton Road, Storrs-Mansfield, Connecticut. The Record Date for voting and receiving notice of the AGM has been set at July 2, 2014. The Company will be using the “Notice and Access” method for this upcoming AGSM, whereby only the proxy will be mailed to shareholders and the Information Circular will be available for download from the Company’s website at www.poet-technologies.com/agm following the said mailing. The proxy will be mailed to Shareholders on or about July 11, 2014 and will contain the details of the meeting and the instructions for downloading the Information Circular or requesting a hard copy.
The Company’s Transfer Agent will be mailing proxies to the Registered Shareholders (holding physical share certificates) and a Voting Instruction Form (VIF) to the NOBO Shareholders (who have consented to having their broker release the details of their shareholdings to the Company). Shareholders will be able to vote online, by fax or by mail. The OBO Shareholders (who have requested to remain anonymous) may, at the discretion of their broker, receive a VIF mailed by the Broker or his agent. Shareholders receiving a VIF will be required to submit their VIF within the time frame set out in the VIF. If they wish to attend the AGM and vote personally, they must appoint themselves as proxyholder.
Shareholders may want to contact their broker to verify whether they are on the NOBO or OBO list and, if desired, request a change of their status before the Record Date.
Following the AGM, shareholders will again this year be provided with the opportunity to tour the ODIS lab facility showcasing the intricacy of the POET breakthrough technology.
If you plan to attend the AGM and wish to stay overnight at the Nathan Hale Inn, please call them directly to make a reservation (tel: 860-427-7888). There are a limited number of rooms being held for POET shareholders.
Identify yourself as part of the POET Group to receive the reduced rate being offered on a first come first serve basis.
About POET Technologies Inc.
POET Technologies is the developer of the POET platform for monolithic fabrication of integrated circuit devices containing both electronic and optical elements on a single semiconductor wafer. With head office in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and operations in Storrs, CT, the Company, through ODIS Inc., a U.S. company, designs III-V semiconductor devices for military, industrial and commercial applications, including infrared sensor arrays and ultra-low-power random access memory. The Company has several issued and pending patents for the POET process, with potential high speed and power-efficient applications in devices such as servers, tablet computers and smartphones. The Company’s common shares trade on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol “PTK” and on the OTCQX under the symbol “POETF”. For more information please visit our websites at www.poet-technologies.com.
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