The 8th Annual CFO Forum

Agenda for CFO Forum 2017

March 8-9, 2017 | Downtown Chicago

Day 1: Wednesday Evening (March 8, 2017)

Gleacher Center, Room 621
450 North Cityfront Plaza, Chicago, Illinois 60611

5:30 pm
Registration & Welcome Reception
6:30 pm
Guests are seated for dinner
7:10 pm
Keynote Address: Undersociality
 

Nicholas Epley, John Templeton Professor of Behavioral Science and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow

8:30 pm
Cocktails and Conversation

Day 2: Thursday (March 9, 2017)

Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza, Chicago, Illinois 60611

 
Breakfast and CFO Networking
7:30 am
250 Lounge
 
Opening Remarks
8:15 am
Room 200
 
Sessions 1: Technology and Digitization: Making Marketing More Accountable
8:30 am
Room 200

Jean-Pierre Dube, Sigmund E. Edelstone Professor of Marketing, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

9:45 am
Break
 
Session 2: Booth-led Survey Research
10:00 am
Room 200

Moderator:
Rob Gertner, Deputy Dean for Faculty; Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance, and John Edwardson Faculty Director of the Social Enterprise Initiative, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Faculty participants:
Brian Barry, Clinical Professor of Economics, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Luigi Zingales, Robert C. McCormack Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, and Charles M. Harper Faculty Fellow, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

 
Group Photo
11:15 am
Room 200
 
Lunch and Session 3: Millennial Point of View
11:30 am
Room 621

A panel of Chicago Booth students on how they prioritize employment decisions and how companies can compete for their talent.

Moderator: Julie Morton, Associate Dean of Career Services, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

 
CFO Index Presentation
1:00 pm
Room 621

Yujie (Cindy) Dai, CFA – Index Operations Specialist,
Center for Research in Security Prices, The
University of Chicago Booth School of Business

1:15 pm
Break
 
Session 4: Board Interactions: Governance, Committees and Communication
1:30 pm
Room 200

Moderator:
Ray Young, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Archer Daniels Midland Company

Panelists:
Sheli Z. Rosenberg J.D., Advisor, Equity International
Richard L. Sandor, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Environmental Financial Products, LLC
Charles Tribbett, Managing Director, Co-Lead CEO & Board Services Practice, ‎Russell Reynolds Associates

2:45 pm
Break
 
Session 5: The Outlook for Tax Reform
3:00 pm
Room 200

Merle Erickson, Professor of Accounting, The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Jeff Maydew, Partner, Baker & McKenzie LLP

4:15 pm
Closing Remarks