Middle Atlantic

Middle Atlantic Chapter - 2018 Fall Conference

The Middle Atlantic Chapter of the Society for Corporate Governance
invites you to its Fall Conference!

Date: Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Hunton Andrews Kurth LLP
2200 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037

Cost: $75 per person

Nonmembers can also join the Society at a discounted rate, $635, for the first year by adding it to the registration.

Register now!

Schedule & Topics

9:00 am – 9:15 am: Welcome & Opening Remarks: Dan Pliskin, President of the Middle Atlantic Chapter and Associate Partner with Aon Governance.

9:15 am – 10:15 am: What to Do When a Crisis Strikes: Developing a plan to respond to a crisis is a key challenge facing companies today. Are you covering your bases? Speakers include Abernathy’s Rhonda Barnat, Pepsi’s Ruchi Bhowmik, G6 Hospitality’s John Dent and Hunton AK’s Steven Haas.

10:15 am – 10:45 am: Networking Break

10:45 am – 11:45 am: Cyber Attack! What to do Next: Now that we know what SEC disclosures and board oversight is needed for cybersecurity risks, Hunton AK’s Lisa Sotto and Paul Tiao, along with EY’s Pete Cordero, will walk us through the immediate reactions and appropriate responses that should be taken if the risks become reality. Paul previously was senior counselor for cybersecurity to FBI Director Mueller and Pete was an FBI Special Agent specializing in cybersecurity. EY’s Kellie Huennekens will moderate.

11:45 am – 1:15 pm: Luncheon keynote: WilmerHale’s Meredith Cross on What’s Hot at the SEC Now and Going Forward.

1:30 pm – 2:30 pm: The SEC – Back to the Future: Disclosure simplification and other SEC topics return to the front burner. Learn what you need to know from Covington & Burling’s Kerry Burke, Skadden Arps’ Hagen Ganem, and Council for Institutional Investors’ Jeff Mahoney.

2:30 pm – 3:00 pm: Networking Break

3:00 pm – 4:00 pm: Hot Topics in Director and Executive Compensation: We look at the impact of the recent Delaware decision, In re Investors Bancorp, Inc. Stockholder Litigation, on non-executive director compensation, as well as the impact of tax reform and pay ratio (if any) on executive compensation. Speakers include Aon Hewitt's Lauren McMurry, The Wagner Law Group’s Mark Poerio, and Norfolk Southern Corporation’s David Kritz.

4:30 pm – 6:30 pm: Post-Conference Networking Event: District Commons, 2200 Pennsylvania Avenue NW.

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