Agenda 2017

[cultured_header_small]We have confirmed the following amazing presenters for Summit 2017:[/cultured_header_small]
[one_fourth_first][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Joele Frank of Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher, a leading strategic financial corporate communications firm [/styled_image][/one_fourth_first] [one_fourth][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Dr. Tim Elmore, Best-selling author and international speaker on Generations Y and Z[/styled_image][/one_fourth] [one_fourth][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Sue Cole, Director Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., Co-chair NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Culture[/styled_image][/one_fourth][one_fourth_last][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Joan Woodward, former Deputy Chief of Staff for the U.S. Senate Committee on Finance [/styled_image][/one_fourth_last]

[one_fourth_first][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Steve Albrecht, former president of the American Accounting Association and president of the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners[/styled_image][/one_fourth_first] [one_fourth][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Jeannette Lichner, former Morgan Stanley, JPMorgan, Nomura, Deutsche Bank and Bank of America[/styled_image][/one_fourth] [one_fourth][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Nora Denzel, Director at AMD and Ericson, Former Sr. VP at Intuit [/styled_image][/one_fourth] [one_fourth_last][styled_image image_width=200 image_height=200 image_path= ]Elvir Causevic, Tech+IP Advisory Group Co-Head, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey[/styled_image][/one_fourth_last]


Thursday, November 30th

7:00 – 8:00 Registration / Continental Breakfast

8:20 – 8:30 Introduction and Welcome to Conference

Michael Thompson, Assistant Dean of Marriott School of Management, Brigham Young University

8:30 – 9:30 Town Hall: NACD Blue Ribbon Commission – Developing Culture

Moderator – Bob Gross, President NACD Utah

Sue Cole, Director Martin Marietta Materials, Inc., Co-chair NACD Blue Ribbon Commission on Culture

Gregory C. Smith, Principal Greg C. Smith, LLC and former Vice Chairman, Ford Motor Company

9:30 – 10:00 Keynote Address: Leading and Growing Companies with Millennials

Dr. Tim Elmore, Author Generation iY, Secrets to Connecting with Today’s Young Adults in the Digital Age

10:00 – 10:30 Networking Break

10:30 – 11:00 Keynote Address: Building Diverse Talent – A Leadership Imperative

Jeannette Lichner, Author, Governance Consultant, former EMEA COO and Head of Compliance and Operational Risks of Bank of America

11:00 – 11:40 Keynote Address: From Australia to New York and Everything in Between – Turnarounds and Lessons Learned

Herbert E. ‘Bud’ Scruggs, Managing Director, The Cynosure Group

11:45 – 1:15 Lunch Keynote Address: The Courage to Make Tough Decisions as a Board Member

Steve Albrecht, Board Member of Larry H. Miller, DMBA, SkyWest Airlines, Cypress Semiconductor, RedHat, Inc. and SunPower Corporation, Faculty Emeritus, BYU School of Accountancy

1:15 – 2:15 Breakout 1: Merck, Maersk, and Equifax: Keeping Up with Expectations for Ds & Os in the Face of New Cyber Threats

Moderator – Lauri Floresca, Partner, Woodruff Sawyer
Panelist – Dan Hansen, Managing Director, Protiviti
Panelist – Jennifer Archie, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Panelist – Greg Alexander, VP, Global Security Advisor, Priceline Group
Panelist – Rob Belk, West Region Cybersecurity Lead, EY

Breakout 2: Mergers & Acquisitions – Trends and Opportunities

Moderator – Barry Lutz, Managing Director, Wells Fargo Securities
Panelist – Daren Shaw, Managing Director, D.A. Davidson
Panelist – Jeff Nelson, President, Nelson Labs
Panelist – Ben Dorman, President, AMRG
Panelist – Randy Hales, CEO, ZAGG

2:15 – 2:45 Networking Break

2:45 – 3:45 Breakout 1: The Unique Nexus of the Chief Legal Counsel and Directors – Impact on Decision Making and Corporate Governance

Moderator – David Angerbauer, Shareholder, Durham Jones & Pinegar, former Chief Legal Officer, EnergySolutions
Panelist – Val Christensen, Director,, former CEO, EnergySolutions
Panelist – Rob Cutler, General Counsel, Synthetic Genomics, Inc.
Panelist – Cheryl Larabee, Board Chair, ZAGG, Professor, Boise St. University
Panelist – Ron Poelman, Shareholder, Jones Waldo

Breakout 2: Tackling New Rev Rec Standards and Other Accounting Phenomena

Moderator – Shawn Goff, Managing Partner, EY
Panelist – Natalie Munk, Senior Director and Corporate Controller, Ancestry
Panelist – David Johnson, Manager of Financial Reporting, Pluralsight
Panelist – Jacob Sperry, Director of Technical Accounting, Connor Group

3:45 – 4:30 Keynote Address: The Board’s Role in Innovation

Nora Denzel, Director, Ericsson and AMD

5:00 – 5:30 Networking Reception


Friday, December 1th

7:30 – 8:15 Continental Breakfast

8:15 – 8:45 Keynote Address: Cybersecurity – A Pragmatic Approach for Boards and Executives

Dan Hansen, Managing Director, Protiviti

8:45 – 9:30 Keynote Address: Woodward on Washington

Joan Woodward, Executive VP Public Policy, The Travelers Companies, former Goldman Sachs, former U.S. Senate Committee on Finance

9:30 – 10:30 Breakout 1: Culture and Governance – The Recipe for the Perfect IPO

Moderator – Kathy Fritch, Managing Director, Donnelley Financial Solutions
Panelist – Chris Nielsen CFO, Redfin
Panelist – Randall Hopkins, Managing Director, NASDAQ
Panelist – Dan Stevenson, General Counsel, DOMO
Panelist – Susan Miner, Partner, Woodruff-Sawyer

Breakout 2: Shareholder Activism

Moderator – William Cernius, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Panelist – Paul Tosetti, Partner, Latham & Watkins
Panelist – W. Steve Albrecht, Director Larry Miller Group and others
Panelist – Dan Burch, CEO, MacKenzie Partners, Inc.

10:30 – 10:45 Networking Break

10:45 – 11:15 Keynote Address: Strategically Speaking – Guidance for Directors and Officers

Joele Frank, Founder and Managing Partner of Joele Frank, Wilkinson Brimmer Katcher

11:15 – 11:45 Keynote Address: Boards Fiduciary Duty In Measuring and Valuing IP

Elvir Causevic, Managing Director, Houlihan Lokey’s Tech+IP Advisory Practice, former founder CEO of Black Stone IP

11:45 – 1:00 Lunch Address: Building a Legacy Board

Clark Whitworth, CEO of Larry H. Miller Enterprises

Conference wrap-up / adjourn SKI AFTERNOON