Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom

The Path to Value Creation

NOVEMBER 9 – 10, 2017
HYATT REGENCY CHICAGO
151 E. UPPER WACKER DR
CHICAGO, IL

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
1:00-1:25 PM Registration
1:25-1:30 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
1:30-2:10 Opening Panel Discussion
Gender Equality in the Trump Era: Washington’s Influence Over The Boardroom

Moderator:
Panelists:
Julie Goodridge, Chief Executive Officer, NorthStar Asset Management
Kate Kohler, Principal, Korn Ferry
2:10-2:50 The O’Reilly Factor: Implications for Women in the Workplace
Moderator:

Panelists:
2:50-3:20 Networking Break
3:20-4:00 Disclosing Gender Diversity Data: The Indispensability of Transparency
and Shareholder Engagement
Moderator:

Panelists:
4:00-4:40 Women’s Rights in the Workplace: A Review of the Hobby Lobby Case
Moderator:
Panelists:
4:40-4:45 Closing Remarks
4:45 Day 1 Adjourns; Networking Reception Begins
Time Agenda Day 2
8:00-8:25 AM Registration & Networking Breakfast
8:25-8:30 Welcome Remarks
Christopher P. Skroupa, Founder & Chief Executive Officer, Skytop Strategies
8:30-8:40 Topic Introduction
The Fearless Girl: Gender Equality on Wall Street

Presenter:
8:40-9:20 Pay Inequality and Pay Equity: Case Story on the Salesforce Initiative
Moderator:

Panelists:
9:20-9:50 Discussion Session
A Review of Upward Mobility Structures in Companies: Best Practices in Hiring, Developing and Promoting Women

Discussants:
Kate Kohler, Principal, Korn Ferry
9:50-10:20 Networking Break
10:20-11:20 Breakout Sessions Begin
Breakout Session 1
Topic:TBA
Facilitator:
Breakout Session 2
Topic:TBA
Facilitator:
11:20-11:50 Concurrent Breakout Sessions Recap
Discussants:
11:50-12:50 Networking Luncheon
12:50-1:30 Shareholder Activism: How Women CEOs are Targets for Engagement
Moderator:

Panelists:
Julie Goodridge, Chief Executive Officer, NorthStar Asset Management
1:30-2:10 Beyond the Data: A Look at The Positives and Negatives of Quota Systems
Moderator:

Panelists:
2:10-2:30 The 42 Percent: How Pitney Bowes’ Smart Maternity Policy Pays Retention Dividends
Moderator:

Panelists:
2:30-3:00 Networking Break
3:00-3:30 The Technology Factor: A Tool for Reversing the Dropout Rate
Discussants:
3:30-4:10 Corporate Political Contributions: Do They Align with Stakeholder Values?
Moderator:

Panelists:
4:10-4:30 Closing Keynote Presentation
Topic: TBA
Presenter:
4:30-4:35 Closing Remarks
4:35 Day 2 Wrap-Up, Program Adjourns

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