2013 Key considerations for boards and audit committees seminar

2013 Key considerations for board and audit committee members

PwC invites you to attend the 2013 Key considerations for board and audit committees series, specifically designed for directors of large companies

As in prior years, PwC’s top firm, SEC, financial reporting and policy leaders will address the issues top of mind for boards and audit committees, including risk oversight, the regulatory and legislative environment and financial reporting developments. This year's agenda includes a facilitated discussion on board leadership in today’s environment - as lead directors, committee chairs and individual board members.

PwC Leaders will be joined by John White, Partner with Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and former Director of the Division of Corporation Finance at the SEC. John, together with Russell Golden, FASB Chairman (New York program), Marc Siegel, FASB member (Palm Beach program),Hal Schroeder, FASB member (Scottsdale program),will discuss the current regulatory environment and key priorities of the SEC, FASB and PCAOB. Jim Nevels, Chairman of The Hershey Company (New York program),Bob Guido, Director of Bally Technologies and Commercial Metals Company (Palm Beach program),Kerrii Anderson, Director of Chiquita Brands International, Inc., Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Worthington Industries, Inc. and former CEO of Wendy’s International, Inc. (Scottsdale program),and Mary Pat McCarthy, Director of the Mutual of Omaha and Tesoro Corporation (Scottsdale program),will be discussing board effectiveness.

The seminar will kick-off with Vin Colman leading a peer exchange session that will provide participants with an opportunity to discuss the key issues, opportunities and challenges they are facing. On the following day, the seminar will continue with a full day of thought provoking, educational sessions and opportunities to network with peers.

Attendance for the event is by invitation only. For the seminar agenda, please click here.

For your convenience, the seminar will be held in three locations:

Register for New York Register for Palm Beach Register for Scottsdale

New York, NY
The Plaza Hotel
December 17-18, 2013
Palm Beach, FL
EAU PALM BEACH Resort & Spa
January 8-9, 2014
Scottsdale, AZ
The Four Season Troon North
January 15-16, 2014

Program schedule
Day One 4:00 - 6:00 pm
6:00 - 7:00 pm
7:00 pm
Director panel and peer exchange
Reception
Dinner
Day Two 8:00 am - 3:30 pm Business program

Featured speakers include:
Kerrii Anderson Kerrii Anderson
Director, Chiquita Brands International, Inc., Laboratory Corporation of America Holdings, Worthington Industries, Inc. and former CEO of Wendy’s International, Inc. (Scottsdale program)
Mary Ann Cloyd Mary Ann Cloyd
Leader, Center for Board Governance, PwC
Vin Colman Vin Colman,
Vice Chair, Assurance Leader, PwC
Michael J. Gallagher Mike Gallagher,
Managing Partner, Assurance Quality, PwC
Russell Golden Russell Golden
Chairman, FASB (New York program)
Bob Guido Bob Guido
Director, Bally Technologies and Commercial Metals Company (Palm Beach program)
Paul Kepple Paul Kepple,
US Chief Accountant, PwC
Mary Pat McCarthy Mary Pat McCarthy
Director, Mutual of Omaha and Tesoro Corporation (Scottsdale program)
Ed McClellan Ed McClellan,
Principal, Legislative & Regulatory Services Group, PwC
Jim Nevels Jim Nevels
Chairman, The Hershey Company (New York program)
Tim Ryan Tim Ryan,
Vice Chair, Markets, Strategy and Stakeholders Leader, PwC
Hal Schroeder Hal Schroeder
Board Member, FASB (Scottsdale program)
Marc Siegel Marc Siegel
Board Member, FASB (Palm Beach program)
John White John White,
Partner, Cravath, Swaine & Moore LLP and former Director of the Division of Corporation Finance, SEC

Click here for full speaker bios.

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