Agenda

Thursday, May 1st – Welcome Reception
Time: 5:00pm – 6:30pm
Location: Lt. Gen Rosa’s Quarters

Friday, May 2nd – Conference Event
Time: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Location: The Francis Marion Hotel
www.FrancisMarionCharleston.com

Note: CPE and CLE accreditation will be available.

This program has been designed to provide relevant content to members of both public and private companies. Please continue to review our website for agenda and faculty additions as the complete 2014 program continues to be updated and finalized.

8:00 – 8:45am
Registration and Continental Breakfast
8:45 – 9:00am
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Speakers: Dr. William Trumbull, Dean of The Citadel School of Business and Dr. Wesley M. Jones, Associate Dean for Programs and Outreach, The Citadel School of Business
9:00 – 9:30am
Opening Keynote Speaker
Speaker: Chief Justice Myron Steele, Partner with Potter Anderson Corroon LLP
9:30 – 9:40am
Break – Move to breakout sessions
9:40 – 10:40am
Concurring Sessions:
Emerging Critical Issues for Board and Institutional Investors
Moderated by John Olson, Senior Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher
Panelists include: Laurie Champion, Managing Director & Chief Administrative Officer, Aon Risk Solutions; Patrick McGurn, Executive Director, Institutional Shareholder Services; Charles D. Vaughn, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Best Practices in Crisis Management
Moderated by Holly Gregory, Partner, Sidley Austin
Panelists include: MJG Michael E. Ennis, USMC (Ret), Chairman of the Board, Emeritus, USAA; Robert “Bob” Kosian, Managing Partner, The Capital Solutions Group; Brigadier General Harvey W. Schiller, USAF Ret., Ph.D., Chairman of Schiller Management Group
Key Issues Unique to Directors of Financial Institutions
Moderated by Neil E. Grayson, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Panelists include: Scott Custer, Chief Executive Officer, VantageSouth Bank; Robert R. Hill, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, First Financial Holdings, Inc.; Garry Rank, Shareholder, Elliott Davis
10:40 – 10:50am
Break – Move to breakout sessions
10:50 – 11:50am
Concurring Sessions:
2014 Board Best Practices Update
Moderated by Steve Berson, Partner, Nelson Mullins
Panelists include: Donna Dabney, Executive Director, The Governance Center, The Conference Board; Phillip Lader, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP; Eric Schmid, Shareholder, Elliott Davis; Myron T. Steele, Partner, Potter Anderson Corroon LLP & former Chief Justice, The Delaware Supreme Court
Board’s Role in Succession Planning
Moderated by Ana Dutra, CEO, Mandala Global Advisors
Panelists include: Bill Bojan, President & CEO, IGS – Integrated Governance Solutions; Edward Kelley, CEO & Chairman, Edward W. Kelley & Partners Ltd; Ann C. Mulé, Associate Director, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
How to Add Value Through the Compensation Committee and What Institutional Investors are Seeking
Moderated by Mark J. Borges, Principal, Compensia, Inc.
Panelists include: Holly Gregory, Partner, Sidley Austin; Patrick McGurn, Executive Director, Institutional Shareholder Services; Jim Postl, Director, PulteGroup, Inc.
12:00 – 1:30pm
Luncheon
Keynote Speaker
Brigadier General Harvey W. Schiller, USAF Ret., Ph.D., Chairman of Schiller Management Group and former Commissioner of the Southeastern Conference (SEC)
1:30 – 1:35pm
Break – Move to breakout sessions
1:35 – 2:35pm
Concurring Sessions:
Best Strategies to Build a More Effective Board
Moderated by Ann C. Mulé, Associate Director, John L. Weinberg Center for Corporate Governance
Panelists include: Martha Cummings, Senior Vice President, Federal Reserve Bank of New York; John Olson, Senior Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher; Brigadier General Harvey W. Schiller, USAF Ret., Ph.D., Chairman of Schiller Management Group
Critical Issues in Risk Management – Reputational, Cyber, Technology and Country Risk
Moderated by Laurie Champion, Managing Director & Chief Administrative Officer, Aon Risk Solutions
Panelists include: Richard Cook, Leader of IT Risk Management & Security, Elliott Davis; MJG Michael E. Ennis, USMC (Ret), Chairman of the Board, Emeritus, USAA; David Katz, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP
Board’s Role in Strategy and How to Best Respond to Investor and Outside Input
Moderated by Donna Dabney, Executive Director, The Governance Center, The Conference Board
Panelists include: Ana Dutra, CEO, Mandala Global Advisors; Patrick McGurn, Executive Director, Institutional Shareholder Services; Jim Postl, Director, PulteGroup, Inc.
2:35 – 2:45pm
Break – Move to breakout sessions
2:45 – 3:45pm
Plenary Session:
Board’s Role in Mergers, Acquisitions, Joint Ventures and Management Buy-Outs
Moderated by Myron T. Steele, Partner, Potter Anderson Corroon LLP & former Chief Justice, The Delaware Supreme Court
Panelists include: Jeffrey A. Allred, Partner, Nelson Mullins Riley & Scarborough, LLP; Bill Bojan, President & CEO, IGS – Integrated Governance Solutions; Jim Postl, Director, PulteGroup, Inc.
3:45 – 4:00pm
Concluding Remarks
Speakers: Dr. William Trumbull, Dean of The Citadel School of Business or Dr. Wesley M. Jones, Associate Dean for Programs and Outreach, The Citadel School of Business

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