Agenda 

 

SASB Conference

Thank you for a great 2016 Symposium. Please stay tuned for more information about our 2017 event.

Agenda


8-8:30
Breakfast and Networking

8:30-9
Opening Remarks from Jean Rogers, SASB CEO

9:00-10:00
Meeting the Needs of Today’s Investor:
Why the SEC is Looking at Disclosure Effectiveness
Keith Higgins, Director of the Division of Corporate Finance, SEC

Alan Beller, Partner, Cleary Gottlieb
John White, Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore
Mary Schapiro, Former Chair, SEC (Moderator)

10:00-10:15
Break & Networking

10:15-10:45
Q&A: Re-writing the Book on Valuation
Tim Koller, Partner, McKinsey

Jonathan Bailey, Director of Research, FCLT Global (Moderator)

10:45-11:45
The Next Wave of ESG Integration: Lessons from Institutional Investors
Ted Eliopoulos, CIO, CalPERS

Christopher Ailman, CIO, CalSTRS
Kristi Mitchem, President & CEO, Wells Fargo Asset Management
Michelle Edkins, Managing Director, BlackRock
Janine Guillot, Director of Capital Markets Policy & Outreach, SASB (Moderator)

12:00 – 1:00
Lunch

1:00 – 1:50
The Analyst Point of View on ESG
Bobby Lamy, Head of Practice Analysis, CFA Institute

Dan Hanson, Partner, Jarislowsky Fraser
Tom Lyons, Sr. Analyst Montgomery Fixed Income, Wells Capital Management
Jennifer Bender, Managing Director, Director of Research, SSGA
Bruno Bertocci, MD, UBS (Moderator)

2:00-2:50
The Corporate Perspective: Sustainability and Risk Management
Steven Walker, General Counsel & Managing Director, Board Services Group

Tom Quaadman, SVP, US Chamber Center for Capital Markets Competitiveness
Ken Mehlman, Member & Global Head of Public Affairs, KKR(Moderator)

2:50-3:10
Coffee & Networking

3:10-4:00
Sustainability Reporting: Expanding the Boundaries of Accounting?
Jeanette Franzel, Board Member, PCAOB

Jeff Thomson, CEO, IMA
Cindy Fornelli, Executive Director, the Center for Audit Quality (Moderator)

4-4:15
The End of Accounting
Baruch Lev, Professor, NYU Stern 

4:15–5:00
Keynote Speaker
The Future of Sustainability Disclosure: What Remains Unchanged in an Environment of Regulatory Uncertainty

Elisse Walter, Former Chair, SEC

5:00–6:30
Closing Reception