Council of Institutional Investors

CII Spring Conference, March 9-11, Washington, D.C.

Speakers Include SEC Commissioner Elad Roisman and PCAOB Chair William Duhnke

Washington, D.C., February 19, 2020 — Members of the media are invited to attend the spring conference of the Council of Institutional Investors (CII), March 9-11, at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Washington, D.C. View the full conference agenda here.
CII represents pension funds and other long-term institutional investors and is a leading voice for effective corporate governance, strong shareholder rights and sensible financial regulation. The 450+ attendees will include investment professionals, regulators and corporate governance experts. Session topics will range from human capital management to global perspectives on executive compensation and corporate purpose.
Conference sessions that are open/closed to press:

Monday, March 9
  • Open: CII member-hosted meetings at 3:00-4:00 PM, the two plenaries from 5:00-6:15 PM and the cocktail reception.
  • Closed: The first conference plenary (4:15-5:00 PM) is closed to press, as are trustee events and the master class.
Tuesday, March 10
  • Open: All plenaries, breakout sessions, CII member-hosted meetings and the cocktail reception.
  • Closed: constituency meetings, General Members’ business meeting and the 35th anniversary dinner
All events are closed on Wednesday, March 11

Press must register to attend. Use this link to register and select Non-Member/Press. Stationary cameras are permitted by prior arrangement with Rosemary Lally. Roving cameras are not allowed. Members of the media may not ask questions at floor mics, which are reserved for CII members.
Speakers at CII conference sessions on Monday, March 9
Scott Kupor, managing partner, Andreesen Horowitz (CLOSED TO PRESS)
Natasha Landell-Mills, head of stewardship, Sarasin & Partners
Meredith Miller, chief corporate governance officer, UAW Retirees Medical Benefits Trust           
Mary Morris, investment officer, California State Teachers’ Retirement System (CalSTRS)
Samantha Ross, founder, Investors Consortium for Assurance
Anne Sheehan, chair, SEC Investor Advisory Committee
Kristen Sullivan, partner, audit & assurance, Deloitte
Ash Williams, chair, Council of Institutional Investors
James Williams, CFO, U.S. Department of Labor
Speakers at CII conference sessions on Tuesday, March 10
Erik Bethel, alternate executive director, World Bank
Matt Cherian, VP, strategic partnerships, BitSight
Matt DiGuiseppe, vice president, head of Americas asset stewardship, State Street Global Advisors
Ryan Dodd, founder and CEO, Cyberhedge
William Duhnke III, chairman, Public Company Accounting Oversight Board
Hillary Flynn, ESG Analyst, Wellington Management
Ron Graziano, managing director, global accounting and tax research, Credit Suisse
Gary Kabureck, board member, International Accounting Standards Board
Kris Lovejoy, global advisory cybersecurity leader, EY
Jeff Mahoney, general counsel, Council of Institutional Investors
Mehmet Kinak, global head of systematic trading and market structure, T. Rowe Price
Sandy Peters, head of financial reporting policy, CFA Institute
Elad Roisman, commissioner, Securities and Exchange Commission
Ryan Ronan, president, IEX
Gloria Santona, director, Aon
Ruchir Sharma, head of emerging markets and chief global strategist, Morgan Stanley Investment Management
Pamela Thomas-Graham, lead independent director, Clorox
Jeff Tricoli, SVP of technology risk management, Charles Schwab
Mary Beth Vitale, CEO and principal, Pellera

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