November 30th, 2017

Fordham Law School
150 W 62nd St
New York, NY 10023


Thank you for a great 2016 Symposium.
An agenda for the 2017 Symposium is coming soon! 

2016 Agenda

Breakfast and Networking

Opening Remarks from Jean Rogers, SASB CEO

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)

Break & Networking

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

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

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

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)

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)

Coffee & Networking

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)

The End of Accounting
Baruch Lev, Professor, NYU Stern 

Keynote Speaker
The Future of Sustainability Disclosure: What Remains Unchanged in an Environment of Regulatory Uncertainty

Elisse Walter, Former Chair, SEC

Closing Reception