Global Shareholder Engagement & Activism Summit

SEPTEMBER 28 – 29, 2017
THE OMNI KING EDWARD HOTEL
37 KING STREET EAST
TORONTO, CANADA

SESSION LEADERS

Skytop Strategies session leaders are chosen from the highest caliber companies,
foundations and funds for the express purpose of diversifying thought
and creating balanced panels with all-encompassing viewpoints.

Founder, Chief Executive Officer, and Chief Investment Officer
SpringOwl Asset Management
New York, NY

Corporate Governance Director
UAW Retiree Medical Benefits Trust
Detroit, MI

Executive Director
Council of Institutional Investors
Washington, D.C.

President and Chief Executive Officer
CB Urban Development
Non-Executive Chairman, Board of Trustees
Gramercy Property Trust Inc.
San Diego, CA

Editor-In-Chief
Activist Insight
New York, NY

Senior Vice President, General Counsel & Corporate Secretary
Abercrombie & Fitch
New Albany, OH

David Conklin

Partner
Goodmans LLP
Toronto, Canada

Partner
Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
New York, NY

General Counsel & Managing Director, Private Equity
Sprott Resource Corp.
Toronto, Canada

Phil Evershed

Managing Partner
PointNorth Capital Inc.
Toronto, Canada

Senior Managing Director
FTI Consulting
Washington, D.C.

Chief Executive Officer
Kingsdale Advisors
Toronto, Canada

Partner, Co-Chair, Shareholder Activism Practice
Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
New York, NY

Partner
Goodmans LLP
Toronto, Canada

Portfolio Manager
FrontFour Capital Group, LLC
New York, NY

Founder
Bulldog Investors
Saddle Brook, NJ

Chief Executive Officer
Smoothwater Capital
Toronto, Canada

Executive Vice President, Governance Special Situations
Kingsdale Advisors
Toronto, Canada

Executive Chairman and Founder
Kingsdale Shareholder Services
Toronto, Canada

Director, Investment Stewardship
BlackRock
New York, NY

Board of Directors
CalPERS
Los Angeles, CA
@DanaHollinger1

Naizam Kanji

Director, Office of Mergers & Acquisitions
Ontario Securities Commission
Toronto, Canada

Global Head of the Center for Applied Research
State Street​ Global Advisors
Boston, Massachusetts

Partner
Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz
New York, NY

Jason Koskela

Manager, Office of Mergers & Acquisitions
Ontario Securities Commission
Toronto, Canada

Jonathan Lampe

Partner, Member of the Executive Committee and Co-Chair of the Corporate Securities Group
Goodmans LLP
Toronto, Canada

Partner, Head of Shareholder Activism Response Team
Vinson & Elkins
New York, NY

Founder and Chief Executive Officer
Land & Buildings
Greenwich, CT

Chief Executive Officer
Sandpiper Group
Vancouver, Canada

Member of the Board of Directors
Dun & Bradstreet, CommScope, Clear Media Ltd., & The Demand Institute
Chicago, IL

Willem Mesdag

Founder
Red Mountain Capital
Los Angeles, CA

James A. Mitarotonda

Chief Executive Officer
Barington Capital Group L.P.
New York, NY

Partner
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Toronto, Canada

Managing Director
Livermore Partners
Northbrook, IL

Principal
StrategyCorp Inc.
Toronto, Canada

Partner
Davies Ward Phillips & Vineberg LLP
Toronto, Canada

Partner
Goodmans LLP
Toronto, Canada

Partner
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
Vancouver, Canada

Executive Vice President, Communication Strategy
Kingsdale Advisors
Toronto, Canada

Director
Hurt Capital
Toronto, Canada
@claudio__rojas

Eric Rosenfeld

Chief Executive Officer & President
Crescendo Partners L.P.
New York, NY

Managing Director, Investment Banking Division
Morgan Stanley
New York, NY

Managing Director, Head of Shareholder Advisory
Lazard
New York, NY

Non-Executive Chairman of the Board
Canadian Tire Corporation, Limited
Toronto, Canada

Douglas S. Smith

Managing Partner
Blackmoor Investment Partners Limited
London, UK

Partner
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
Toronto, Canada

Co-Head of Responsible Investment
USS Investment Management
London, United Kingdom

Executive Vice President & General Counsel
Kingsdale Advisors
Toronto, Canada

Founder
David Trenchard Consulting Ltd
London, United Kingdom

General Counsel
Sigma Analysis & Management
Toronto, Canada

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