Monday, June 10, 2019
10:00AM - 2:30PM
9:30-10:00. Registration & Networking Breakfast
10:00-10:15. Welcome, Framework for Discussion & Speaker Introductions
Doug Chia (Co-Moderator), Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board, Inc.
Gary LaBranche, President & CEO, NIRI
Chris Stent (Co-Moderator), Founder, Mission Street Capital Advisors LLC; Former Vice President, Investor Relations, McDonald's
10:15-11:00. Board Actions (including Failures)
When should a board take action? How should the board prevent and respond to corporate crises?
Discussion Provocateur: Matt Sherman, President, Joele Frank Wilkinson Brimmer & Katcher
11:00-12:00. Director-Shareholder Engagement Expectations
What are the expectations for board composition in today’s economy? What knowledge base should directors have to fulfill their duties?
- David Dragics, Senior Vice President, Investor Relations, CACI International, Inc.
- Chris Drewry, Partner, Latham & Watkins LLP
12:00-12:45. Networking Lunch
12:45-1:30. Board Composition, Structure and Knowledge Base
How should directors be engaging with shareholders on matters related to the company’s strategy, oversight and governance?
Discussion Provocateur: Doug Chia, Executive Director, ESG Center, The Conference Board, Inc.
1:30-2:15. Board Interactions with Management
How should directors be interacting with corporate management at the executive level and below?
Discussion Provocateur: Kathleen Cronin, Senior Managing Director, General Counsel and Corporate Secretary, CME Group, Inc.
2:15. Wrap-Up, Findings & Next Steps