Welcome Session

"Board Dynamics: Forging a New Culture of Oversight and Entrepreneurship"

Thomas S. Robertson, Dean, Goizueta Business School, Emory University

Mike Eskew, Chairman and CEO, UPS

Charles Elson, Chair in Corporate Governance, University of Delaware

John W. Spiegel, Vice Chairman and CFO, Sun Trust Banks, Inc.

Hubert L. "Herky" Harris, Jr., CEO, INVESCO North America

Dinner Panel

"Shareholder Involvement in Running the Corporate Enterprise: A Good or Bad Idea?"

William B. Lytton, SVP and General Counsel, Tyco International

John Wilcox, Vice Chairman, Georgeson

Linda Scott, Director of Corporate Governance, TIAA-CREF

Robert B. Shapiro, Director, NYSE; former Chairman and CEO, Monsanto

Corporate Governance Focus

"Cutting Edge Corporate Governance: Where Is the Greatest Shareholder Value?"

Charles Morgan, General Counsel, BellSouth Corporation

Eric Pillmore, SVP, Corporate Governance, Tyco International

Brian K. Krolicki, Treasurer, State of Nevada; Co-Chair, Corporate Governance Standing Committee, National Association of State Treasurers

Richard E. Cavanagh, President and CEO, The Conference Board

Audit Committee Focus

"The Increasing Responsibilities of the Audit Committee: Overseeing Internal Controls and Managing the External Audit"

Carolyn H. Byrd, Director, AFC Enterprises, Circuit City Stores, Rare Hospitality International. St. Paul Travelers Companies

Raymond J. Bromark, Partner and Leader, Professional, Technical, Risk and Quality Group, PricewaterhouseCooper (PwC)

M. Michele Burns, EVP and CFO, Mirant

Andrew D. Bailey, Jr., Deputy Chief Accountant, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)

Charles D. Niemeier, Member, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB)


"Corporate Governance Reforms: Has the Pendulum Swung Too Far?"

William B. Lytton, SVP and General Counsel...

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