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2017 Board Leadership Forum

September 12, 2017, Westin Times Square, New York, NY


Board Diversity and Leadership: Lessons Learned From the NFL’s Rooney Rule

  • Robert Gulliver, Chief Human Resources Officer, National Football League
  • Capricia Penavic Marshall, Ambassador-in-residence, Adrienne Arsht Latin America Center, Former Chief of Protocol of the United States (2009-2013)
  • Jim Rooney, Founder, FirstLink Research Analytics
  • Paul Tagliabue, Former Commissioner, National Football League (1989 – 2006)
  • Moderator: David Chun, Chief Executive Officer, Equilar, Inc.


Activism and Shareholder Value: Key Considerations for Boards

  • Jeremy Jacobs, Managing Director, Abernathy MacGregor
  • Hon. Michael Montelongo, Board Member, Herbalife Ltd.
  • Tonia Pankopf, Board Member, Landec
  • Moderator: Leah Malone, Director, PwC’s Governance Insights Center


Keynote Presentation:

  • Luis Aguilar, Former Commissioner, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (2008-2015) and Board Member, Donnelley Financial Solutions, Envestnet and MiMedx
  • Interviewed by: TK Kerstetter, Host, Inside America's Boardrooms


Board Evaluations: Keeping the Board Cutting-Edge

  • Barbara Berlin, Director, PwC’s Governance Insights Center
  • Linda Hall, Board Member, IRET and Amedisys
  • Lopa Zielinski, Esq., SVP, Deputy Corporate Secretary North America, HSBC
  • Moderator: Steven Borden, Founder & President, Borden Media Consulting


Framing the Conversation: Risk and Strategy in the Boardroom

  • Maureen Brundage, Former EVP, General Counsel, Corporate Secretary & Chief Ethics Officer, The Chubb Corporation (2005-2016)
  • James Lam, Risk Committee Chair, E*TRADE Financial Corp.
  • Doreen Lilienfeld, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Moderator: Sean Coady, SVP & Partner, Woodruff-Sawyer & Co.


Director Pay: Balancing Ownership and Incentives With Objectivity

  • Melissa Burek, Partner, Compensation Advisory Partners
  • Martha Steinman, Partner, Hogan & Lovells US LLP
  • Eugenia Ulasewicz, Board Member, Bunzl plc, Signet Jewelers and Vince Holding Corp.
  • Moderator: Dan Marcec, Director of Content, Equilar, Inc.


Maximizing Shareholder Support: The Keys to Effective Engagement

  • Glenn Booraem, Investment Stewardship Officer, Vanguard
  • Arden Phillips, Corporate Secretary & Associate General Counsel, United States Steel Corp.
  • Bob Romanchek, Partner, Meridian Compensation Partners
  • Moderator: Ron Schneider, Director, Governance Services, Donnelley Financial Solutions


2017 Executive Compensation Summit

June 12-14, 2017, Swissotel, Chicago, IL


Keynote

  • Tom Quaadman, Executive Vice President, U.S. Chamber Center for Capital Market Competitiveness
  • Interviewed by TK Kerstetter, Host, Inside America’s Boardrooms


Point Counterpoint: Debating Compensation Practices

  • Moderator: Michael Davis, HR Advisor; Former EVP, Global Human Resources, General Mills
  • Ira Kay, Managing Partner, Pay Governance
  • Steve Cross, Managing Director, FW Cook
  • Doreen Lilienfeld, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Michael Melbinger, Partner, Winston & Strawn


Insights from the Boardroom: What Comp Committees Want

  • Moderator: Jamie McGough, Partner, Meridian Compensation Partners
  • Harriet Harty, Executive Vice President, Human Resources, Allstate Insurance Company
  • Fran Skinner, Compensation Committee Chair, Diamond Hill Investment Group
  • Jim Woodrum, Compensation Committee Chair, Packaging Corporation of America


Through the Looking Glass: What Does the Future Hold for Executive Compensation?

  • Moderator: Shelly Carlin, Vice President, Center On Executive Compensation
  • Eric Hosken, Partner, Compensation Advisory Partners
  • Blair Jones, Managing Director, Semler Brossy Consulting Group LLC
  • Jan Koors, Managing Director, Pearl Meyer
  • Will Ferguson, Senior Partner, Mercer


2017 Compensation Committee Forum

April 19, 2017, Westin Times Square, New York, NY


Navigating the Post-Election Regulatory Landscape for Executive Compensation

  • Moderator: Stacie Swanstrom, EVP of Corporate Solutions, Nasdaq
  • Tim Bartl, President, Center On Executive Compensation
  • Keith Higgins, Former Director of the SEC's Division of Corporation Finance
  • Marc Ullman, Partner, Meridian Compensation Partners


You Might Lose Your Say on Pay Vote If…

  • Moderator: Ken Bertsch, Executive Director, Council of Institutional Investors
  • Kelly Malafis, Partner, Compensation Advisory Partners
  • Randy Powers, Manager, Compensation, Benefit Plans & Policies, Human Resources, ExxonMobil Corporation
  • John Roe, Head of ISS Analytics


The Role of Peer Groups in Aligning Pay for Performance

  • Moderator: David Chun, Chief Executive Officer, Equilar, Inc.
  • Gregg Passin, Senior Partner & North America Executive Rewards Practice Leader, Mercer
  • Brandon Rees, Deputy Director, Office of Investment, AFL-CIO
  • Phoebe Wood, Board Member, Invesco, Leggett & Platt and Pioneer Natural Resources


The Next Generation: The Role of Compensation in Talent Strategy and CEO Succession Planning

  • Moderator: TK Kerstetter, Host, Inside America’s Boardrooms
  • Bryan Smith, Head of Global Human Resources & SVP, The NASDAQ OMX Group, Inc.
  • David Swinford, President & CEO, Pearl Meyer
  • Laurie Siegel, Board Member, CenturyLink, FactSet and Volt Information Sciences


When it’s Time to Go: Exploring CEO Termination Pay

  • Moderator: Darla Stuckey, President & CEO, Society for Corporate Governance
  • Peter Browning, Board Member, Acuity Brands, GMS, Inc. and ScanSource Inc.
  • Doreen Lilienfeld, Partner, Shearman & Sterling
  • Aubrey Bout, Managing Partner, Pay Governance


The Call for Transparency:
Reevaluating Compensation Disclosure and Engagement

  • Moderator: Ron Schneider, Director, Governance Services, Donnelley Financial Solutions
  • John Borneman, Managing Director, Semler Brossy
  • Candace Hewitt, Analyst, TIAA
  • George P. Long, III, Chief Counsel, Corporate/Securities and International, PNC Financial


2016 Board Leadership Forum - Panel Discussions

September 13, 2016, Nasdaq MarketSite, New York


Catalyst for Change -
How Investors are Voting on Directors

  • Donna Anderson, Vice President & Corporate Governance Specialist, T. Rowe Price
  • Ken Bertsch, Executive Director, Council of Institutional Investors
  • Gary Retelny, President & CEO, Institutional Shareholder Services
  • Moderator: Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, The Center for Audit Quality


Keynote

  • Steve Odland, President & CEO, Committee for Economic Development; Former Chairman & CEO, Office Depot Inc.; Board Member, General Mills Inc. and Analogic Inc.
  • Moderator: TK Kerstetter, Host, Inside America’s Boardrooms


Building the Right Board at the Right Time

  • Hope Taitz, Board Member, Diamond Resorts International and Apollo Residential Mortgage
  • Tiger Tyagarajan, President & CEO, Genpact
  • Nels Olson, Vice Chairman & Co-Leader, Board & CEO Services, Korn Ferry
  • Moderator: David Chun, Chief Executive Officer, Equilar, Inc.


2016 Compensation Committee Forum - Panel Discussions

April 5, 2016, Nasdaq MarketSite, New York


The Canary in the Coal Mine
Why Peer Group Selection &
Benchmarking Data Sources are Critical

  • James Johnson, Compensation Committee Chair, Ameren Corp. & Energizer Holdings; Director, Edgewell Personal Care & Hanesbrands
  • Kelly Malafis, Partner, Compensation Advisory Partners
  • Judy O’Brien, Compensation Committee Chair, Ciena Inc.
  • Lyndon Park, Vice President, BlackRock Investment Stewardship
  • Moderator: David Chun, Chief Executive Officer, Equilar, Inc.


Maximizing Say on Pay Support

  • Cambria Allen, Corporate Governance Director, UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
  • John Borneman, Managing Director, Semler Brossy Consulting Group
  • Drew Hambly, Executive Director, Corporate Governance, Morgan Stanley Investment Management
  • Moderator: Doug Chia, Executive Director, The Conference Board Governance Center


The Art of Storytelling
Selling Your Compensation Plan to Shareholders

  • Glenn Booraem, Principal, Vanguard
  • David Fitt, Partner, Pay Governance LLC
  • Chip Lawrence, Compensation Committee Chair, Apache Corp.
  • Timothy Olson, Senior Corporate Counsel & Corporate Secretary, Northwestern Energy
  • Moderator: Ron Schneider, Director, Governance Services, Donnelley Financial Solutions


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