Engagement & Communication

For Management, Boards and Institutional Shareholders

SEPTEMBER 12, 2019
NEW YORK, NY

AGENDA

The Skytop Strategies team is dedicated to crafting thought provoking
agendas that are diverse, not only in areas of thought and experience,
but in the broad range of attending speakers.

Time Agenda Day 1
6:00-8:00 PM Preconference Networking Reception and Dinner
6:30-7:00 Kickoff Keynote Presenter and Q&A
Time Agenda Day 2
8:00-8:40 AM Registration & Networking
8:40-8:45 Welcome Remarks
8:45-9:15 Keynote Presentation
Corporate Character: Impact of CSR as Emerging Risks and Value Drivers in Engagement and Communication
9:15-9:45 Panel Discussion
The “E” of ESG: How Stakeholders are Engaging on Creating Value, Responsibly
Moderator:

Panelists:
Tim Kubarych, Deputy Director of Research and Partner of the Firm, Harding Loevner LP
9:45-10:30 Panel Discussion
The “S” of ESG: How Stakeholders are Challenging Companies to Adapt Global Standards, Locally
Moderator:

Panelists:
Heidi Welsh, Executive Director, Sustainable Investments Institute (Si2)
10:30-10:50 Networking Break
10:50-11:20 Panel Discussion
The Globalization of Engagement: A Regional Comparative of Best Practices in Stakeholder Relations
Moderator:

Panelists:
Carol Nolan Drake, Founder & CEO, Carlow Consulting LLC
11:20-11:50 Interview
Special Situations: Managing Communications through Corporate Investigation
11:50-12:20 PM Panel Discussion
Legal Disclosure Issues: What to, What Not to and How to Disclose
Moderator:

Panelists:
James R. Reid, EVP, Chief Legal Officer and Corporate Secretary, Fortis Inc.
Steven Yadegari, Chief Operating Officer and General Counsel, Cramer Rosenthal & McGlynn
12:20-1:20 Networking Luncheon
1:20-2:10 Panel Discussion
PG&E Case Story: An Analysis of a Proxy Fight
2:10-3:10 Workshops 1 and 2
Workshop 1: The Engagement Team: A Multi-Disciplinary Collaboration

Workshop 2: TBD
3:10-3:40 Panel Discussions
Workshop Findings
3:40-4:10 Panel Discussion
Outlook for the 2020 Proxy Season: Emerging Issues and How to Prepare to Address Them
4:10-4:40 Panel Discussion
ISS and Glass Lewis: Emerging issues and practices
Interviewer:

Andrea Vittorio, Reporter, Bloomberg Law
Interviewee:
4:40-5:45 Networking Reception

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