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19th Annual Stanford Directors' College 2013

2013 Program Timeline

19th Annual Stanford Directors’ College 2013
Sunday, June 23, 2013 – Tuesday, June 25, 2013

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SUNDAY, JUNE 23, 2013

6:00 p.m.  Cocktail Reception and Registration
Crocker Garden, Stanford Law School

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Keynote Address
Directors’ College Pavilion, Canfield Courtyard, Stanford Law School

JOHN DONAHOE
President and CEO, eBay, Inc.; Director, Intel Corp.

MARISSA MAYER
President and CEO, Yahoo!, Inc,; Director, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.

sponsored by NASDAQ OMX


MONDAY, JUNE 24, 2013

7:00 a.m. Registration and Breakfast
Cooley Courtyard, Stanford Law School

7:45 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote Address
Directors’ College Pavilion, Canfield Courtyard, Stanford Law School

GARY RETELNY
President, Institutional Shareholder Services; Named Executive Officer and Managing Director, MSCI

8:45 a.m. Plenary Session: Cybersecurity and the Board
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence

10:00 a.m. Short Shot: Board Investigations of Management Conduct
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence

ROBERT MUNDHEIM
Of Counsel, Shearman & Sterling LLP

10:30 a.m. Break

11:00 a.m. Breakout Sessions (select one of the sessions)
Classroom Building, Stanford Law School

Accounting and Audit Matters: Fundamentals
Corporate Governance and Proxy Trends
Innovation: A Guide to the Board’s Role
Lead Directors: Function and Role
Ombudsmen within Corporate America

12:30 p.m. Luncheon and Keynote Address
Directors’ College Pavilion, Canfield Courtyard, Stanford Law School

RICHARD PARSONS
Senior Advisor, Providence Equity L.L.C.; former Chairman, Citigroup; former Chairman and CEO, Time Warner, Inc.

2:00 p.m. Intensive Seminar Tracks (select one of the sessions)
Classroom Building, Stanford Law School

Compensation
Risk & Audit Committee(s)
Mergers & Acquisitions
Government and Litigation Minefields

4:00 p.m. Break

4:30 p.m. Short Shot: Proxy Advisors: The Debate
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence

PROFESSOR DAVID F. LARCKER
James Irvin Miller Professor of Accounting, Stanford Graduate School of Business; Senior Faculty, Arthur and Toni Rembe Rock Center for Corporate Governance

5:00 p.m. Plenary Session: Shareholder Activism
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence

6:15 p.m.  Cocktail Reception
Cooley Courtyard, Stanford Law School

7:00 p.m. Dinner and Keynote Address
Directors’ College Pavilion, Canfield Courtyard, Stanford Law School

SENATOR RUSSELL FEINGOLD
former U.S. Senator, Wisconsin


TUESDAY, JUNE 25, 2013

7:00 a.m.  Registration and Breakfast
Cooley Courtyard, Stanford Law School

7:45 a.m. Breakfast and Keynote Address
Directors’ College Pavilion, Canfield Courtyard, Stanford Law School

CHIEF JUSTICE MYRON T. STEELE
Delaware Supreme Court

sponsored by Prudential

8:45 a.m. Plenary Session: CEO Succession
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence

10:00 a.m. Short Shot: Ask the Activist
Paul Brest Hall, Munger Graduate Residence

DAVID EINHORN
Founder & President, Greenlight Capital

10:30 a.m. Break

11:00a.m.  Breakout Sessions (select one of the sessions)
Classroom Building, Stanford Law School

Accounting and Audit Matters: Fundamentals
Advanced Topics in Compensation
Corporate Governance and Proxy Trends
Defend Your Company, Defend Yourself: Modern Litigation Strategies
Indemnification and D&O Insurance
Crisis Anticipation and Control

12:15 p.m.  Luncheon and Keynote Address
Directors’ College Pavilion, Canfield Courtyard, Stanford Law School

COMMISSIONER ELISSE B. WALTER
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission

1:45 p.m.  Breakout Sessions (select one of the sessions)
Classroom Building, Stanford Law School

Building a Better Board: Diversity and Beyond
China: Friend, Enemy, Frenemy
FCPA & UK Anti-Bribery Act
Political Activity, Lobbying and the Board
Special Investigations

3:00 p.m. Break

3:30 p.m.  Plenary Session: The Global Economy, The US Budget, and the Board
Room 290, Classroom Building, Stanford Law School

4:45 p.m.  Closing Remarks and Adjournment