Welcome and Opening Remarks (8:45-9:00 AM) 

Dr. William Trumbull, Dean – Tommy & Victoria Baker School of Business
Dr. Wesley M. Jones, Associate Dean for Programs and Outreach – Tommy & Victoria Baker School of Business

Opening Keynote Speaker (9:00 – 9:30 AM)

Speaker: Thomas A. Fanning – Chairman, President & CEO, Southern Company; Chair of the Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta; Chairman of the Edison Electric Institute

SESSION 1 (9:40 – 10:40 AM)

  1. The Potential Impacts of Federal Regulatory and Tax Changes for U.S. Corporations Under the New Federal Administration – *John OlsonJohn Klisch, Randy Nornes, Don Zimmerman
  2. Coopetition: Balancing Collaboration and Competition Among Healthcare Providers (for-Profit & non-Profit) – *Dr. David Cole, Ana Dutra, Lorraine Lutton, Bruce Holstein
  3. Recent Critical & Pending Significant Delaware Court Developments – *Matthew Fisher, Brad DaveyTim Dudderar, Alan Stone
  4. The Best Practices to Ensure Your Regional or Community Bank Board has the Right Mix of Skills & Experience to Meet its Obligations – *Fred Green, Bill BojanFred ChoateBart Smith, Wayne Wicker

SESSION 2 (10:50 – 11:50 AM) Plenary

  1. Continuing Developments for Directors and their Advisors in Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Concerning M & A Scenarios – *Myron Steele, Alan Stone, Jennifer Muller, Brad Davey

Luncheon Keynote Speaker  

Speaker: Kenneth Daly – Retired CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)  

SESSION 3 (1:35 – 2:35 PM)

  1. The Continuing Impact of the New Accounting Standards & Regulations on Public Companies – *John Olson, Jay Hanson, John Klisch, Don Zimmerman
  2. What is the Board’s Role in Setting Corporate Strategy  – *Simon Lorne, Ken Daly, Paul DeNicola, Diane Gulyas, Kevin Verner, Lee Higdon
  3. How can your Board be Adequately Prepared to Respond to a Crisis – *Ana DutraGeorge Benson, Maria Aselage, John Brackett, Laurie Champion

SESSION 4 (2:45 – 3:45 PM)

  1. The Best Practice in Succession Planning for Boards (term limits, age limits, gender & diversity targets, individual director evaluations, etc.) – *Ana Dutra, George Benson, Paul DeNicola, Matt Fischer, Diane Gulyas, Patrick McGurn
  2. Emerging Developments in Cyber Security Threats and How can the Board Ensure their Top Executive Team are Prepared – *Laurie Champion, Jim Trainor, Bill Bojan, Martha Cummings
  3. What Directors Need to Know in Regard to Their Potential Personal Liabilities – *Randy Nornes, Tim Dudderar, Sandy Costa, Ellis Regenbogen

*Panel Moderator


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