Thursday, May 11, 2017
8:30 a.m. - 9:00 a.m.
Registration, Greetings, and Networking
Continental Breakfast to be provided
9:00 a.m. - 9:10 a.m.
Opening of the Day
9:10 a.m. - 10:10 a.m.
Panel 5: The Visionary Board at Work: Developing a Culture of Leadership
Cindy Fornelli (United States) (Moderator), Executive Director, Center for Audit Quality (CAQ)
Marina Brogi (Italy), Director of Luxottica Group and Salini Impregilo; Full Professor of International Banking and Capital Markets, Sapienza University; WCD Family Business Co-Chair, WCD Chapter Chair, and Advisory Board Member
Aliza Knox (Singapore), VP, Twitter APAC; Non-Executive Director, Scentre Group, Singapore Post, and GfK; Advisor, ANZ Bank Board Tech Subcommittee; WCD Member
Scott Page (Invited) (United States), Director, Center for the Study of Complex Systems at University of Michigan
Hold for Pearl Meyer
10:10 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.
10:30 a.m. - 11:10 a.m.
A Conversation With:
Isabelle Marcoux (Canada), Chairman, Transcontinental Inc.; Director, George Weston Limited, Rogers Communications Inc., Power Corporation of Canada, and The Montreal Children's Hospital Foundation; 2017 Visionary Award Winner; WCD Member
Interviewed by Estelle Metayer (Canada), Director, Ubisoft Entertainment SA, BRP (Bombardier Recreational Products) Inc., and Zag Bank; WCD Chapter Chair and Co-Chair Visionary Awards Committee
11:10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.
11:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.
Panel 6: Dealing with Tough Issues in the Boardroom
Phyllis Campbell (United States) (Moderator), Chairman, Pacific Northwest, JPMorgan Chase & Co.; Lead Director, Alaska Air Group; former WCD Chapter Chair, WCD Advisory Board Member and Asia Pacific Chair
Jan Babiak (United States), Director, Walgreens Boots Alliance, Inc. and Bank of Montreal; WCD Chapter Chair
Caroline Blitzer Phillips (United States), Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions and Private Equity, Vinson&Elkins
Eunice Nyala (Kenya), Director, Sales & Marketing G4S Kenya
Honorable Ellen O. Tauscher (United States), Director, Sea World, eHealth, Inc., and Edison International
12:30 p.m. - 12:40 p.m.
12:40 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
1:20 p.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Closing of the Institute
Susan Stautberg (United States), Chairman and CEO, WCD Foundation; Co-Author of Women on Board
1:45 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Optional Breakout Sessions
Getting More Women onto Private Equity and Investment Boards
Chris St.Clare (United States), Director, Fibrocell Science, Inc., and AquaBounty Technologies, Inc.; former Director, Polymer Group, Inc.; former WCD Advisory Board Member
Director-Investor Engagement: The Good, The Bad, and The Misunderstood
Susan Angele (United States) (Moderator), Senior Advisor, Board Governance, KPMG; WCD Member
Success Strategies for U.S. Women on Boards
Joann Lublin (United States) (Moderator), Management News Editor, Wall Street Journal; Author of "Earning It: Hard-Won Lessons from Trailblazing Women at the Top of the Business World"
Stephanie Sonnabend (United States), Board Director, Speaker and Executive Coach; Former CEO and President Sonesta International Hotels
Anne Stevens (United States), Director, Anglo American plc, Lockheed Martin, and XL Group
2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
WCD Chapter Chair Meeting