The 8th Annual CFO Forum

Agenda for CFO Forum 2018

March 12-13, 2018 | Downtown Chicago | Additional details to be announced

Day 1: Monday Evening (March 12, 2018)

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

5:30 pm
Registration & Welcome Reception
 
Guests Seated for Dinner
6:30 pm
Room 621
Welcome
 

Richard Westenberger, ’96
Executive Vice President and CFO
Carter’s, Inc.

7:20 pm
Remarks
 

Robert H. Gertner
Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance
John Edwardson Faculty Director Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Keynote Address
 

Raghuram G. Rajan
Katherine Dusak Miller Distinguished Service Professor of Finance
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

8:00 pm
Q&A
8:15 pm
Closing Remarks
 

Judy G. Brown, ’98 (EXP-3)
Senior Vice President, Global Solutions and Finance
Amgen, Inc.

 
Cocktails and Conversation
8:30pm
Room 621

Day 2: Tuesday (March 13, 2018)

Gleacher Center
450 North Cityfront Plaza, Chicago, Illinois 60611

 
Breakfast and CFO Networking
7:30 am
Room 250 Lounge
 
Opening Remarks
8:15 am
Room 200

Judy G. Brown, ’98 (EXP-3)
Senior Vice President, Global Solutions and Finance
Amgen, Inc.

 
Session 1: Topic To Be Announced
8:20 am
Room 200

Eric Zwick
Assistant Professor of Finance and James S. Kemper Foundation Faculty Scholar
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

9:35 am
Break
 
Session 2: Topic To Be Announced
9:50 am
Room 200

Steven J. Davis
William H. Abbott Distinguished Service Professor of International Business and Economics
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

 
Group Photo
11:05 am
Room 200
 
Lunch and Session 3
11:20 am
Room 621

CFO Index Presentation
Leonard C. Soffer
Clinical Professor of Accounting
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

Dean Introduction
Robert H. Gertner
Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance
John Edwardson Faculty Director Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

 
The Future of Business Education
12:20 pm
Room 621

Madhav V. Rajan
Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Accounting
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

1:20 pm
Break
 
Session 4: Topic To Be Announced
1:35 pm
Room 200

Pradeep K. Chintagunta
Joseph T. and Bernice S. Lewis Distinguished Service Professor of Marketing
The University of Chicago Booth School of Business

2:50 pm
Break
 
Session 5: Technology Management - How the CEO, CFO, and Boards Collaborate on Technology Decisions
3:05 pm
Room 200

Moderator
Robert H. Gertner
Joel F. Gemunder Professor of Strategy and Finance
John Edwardson Faculty Director Rustandy Center for Social Sector Innovation

Panelists include

  • Karen Gould, ’90 (Senior Vice President and CFO, Turner Construction Company)
  • John Sauerland, ’91 (CFO, The Progressive Corporation)
 
Closing Remarks
4:20 pm
Room 200

Judy Brown, ’98 (EXP-3)
Senior Vice President, Global Solutions and Finance
Amgen

Richard Westenberger, ’96
Executive Vice President and CFO
Carter’s, Inc.