Palm Beach Corp Gov Forum

Palm Beach Corp Gov Forum

We are super excited to invite you to The Second Annual Palm Beach CorpGov Forum. It will held on Thursday, February 9 (following a hurricane-related postponement from November), featuring a full day of panels and fireside chats followed by a cocktail reception at the rooftop ballroom of The Ben Hotel in West Palm Beach, FLThe in-person event will include over 200 attendees including corporate directors and C-suite executives, institutional investors, pension funds, attorneys, investment bankers, key advisors, select financial media and other prominent members of the financial community. 

INVITES SOON!!

 

Agenda

8:30 am – Registration

9:00 am – IPOs: Waiting for a Window and Alternative Sources of Growth Capital

  • Ramey Layne, Partner, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions, Vinson & Elkins
  • Craig DeDomenicoManaging Director, Equity and Equity-Linked Capital Markets, Stifel
  • Don Duffy, President, ICR
  • John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief, IPO Edge and CorpGov (Moderator)

9:40 am – Women in Technology, Finance and on Corporate Boards

  • Suzanne Brown, Program Manager, NYSE ESG Initiatives, New York Stock Exchange​
  • Brandee Daly, CEO and Co-Founder, Knightswan Acquisition Corp. (NYSE: KNSW)​
  • Gail Glazerman, Senior ESG Integration Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence
  • Charlotte Kiaie, Partner, Longacre Square (Moderator)

10:20 am – Morning Coffee Break

10:35 am – The Retail Investor: Meme Stocks and Beyond

  • Charles Gradante, Co-Founder, Hennessee Group LLC
  • Patrick Murphy, Head of NYSE Market Making & Listing Services, GTS
  • John Ferguson,Senior Partner, Saratoga Proxy Consulting
  • Chuck Garske, Senior Managing Director, Okapi​ Partners
  • Jeff ZavatteroCEO, Goodfill LLC
  • Jarrett Banks, Editor-at-Large, IPO Edge and CorpGov (Moderator)

11:15 am – Green Energy: From Solar to Rare Metals

  • John DeMaio, CEO, Graphex Technologies and President, Graphex Group (NYSE: GRFX)​
  • Ronald W. Pickett, CEO, KiNRG, Inc
  • J.T. Starzecki, Chief Marketing Officer, 5E Advanced Materials Inc. (Nasdaq: FEAM)
  • John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief, IPO Edge and CorpGov (Moderator)

11:55 am – Lunch Served

12:35 pm – A Message from Take Stock in Children Palm Beach

  • Nancy Stellway, Executive Director, Take Stock in Children Palm Beach

12:45 pm – Bear Market Investing – Fireside Chat

  • Jenaro Cardona-Fox, Founding Partner and Chief Investment Officer, North Ground Capital ​​
  • John Jannarone, Editor-in-Chief, IPO Edge and CorpGov (Moderator)

1:00 pm – Contested M&A

  • Dan ZaccheiManaging Partner, Longacre Square (Moderator)
  • Bruce Goldfarb, President and CEO, Okapi​ Partners
  • Lawrence Elbaum, Partner, Co-Head of Activism Defense, Vinson & Elkins
  • Mark Grothe, Senior Research Analyst, Glass Lewis
  • Chris Young, Managing Director and Global Head of Contested Situations, Jefferies 
  • Jonathan Feldman, Partner, Mergers & Acquisitions, Goodmans LLP

1:40 pm – ESG Meets Activism: from Exxon to Chevron 

  • David Pogemiller, CEO, Boardroom Alpha
  • Andrew Freedman, Partner, Co-Head Activist & Equity Investment Group, Olshan Frome Wolosky LLP
  • Gail Glazerman, Senior ESG Integration Analyst, Bloomberg Intelligence
  • Keith Rosenbloom, Founder, Cruiser Capital
  • Scott Deveau, Deals Reporter, Bloomberg (Moderator)

2:20 pm – Afternoon Coffee Break

2:35 pm – Sustainable Real Estate Investing

  • Anna Malhari, Chief Operating Officer, Veris Residential​ (NYSE: VRE)​
  • Danica Holley, Chief Operating Officer, Global Medical REIT Inc. (NYSE: GMRE)
  • Tara Dziedzic, Head of Listings – US Sectors, New York Stock Exchange​ (Moderator)

3:05 pm – Universal Proxy

  • Jordan Kovler, Managing Director, Harkins Kolver
  • John Grau, President, InvestorCom
  • Keith Rosenbloom, Founder, Cruiser Capital
  • Chris Young, Managing Director and Global Head of Contested Situations, Jefferies 
  • Mark Grothe, Senior Research Analyst, Glass Lewis (Moderator)

3:45 pm – SPACs: SEC Rules and Liquidation Deadlines

  • John Marchisi, National Director, SPAC Segment, Gallagher
  • Alysa CraigManaging Director, Mergers & Acquisitions and SPACs, Stifel 
  • Ramey Layne, Partner, Capital Markets and Mergers & Acquisitions, Vinson & Elkins
  • Nicholas Petruska, Executive Vice president & CFO, Hennessy Capital Investment Corp. V and VI (Moderator)

4:25 pm – ESG: Investor Demands and GOP Resistance 

  • Jake Walko, Director of ESG Investing and Global Investment Stewardship, Thornburg Investment Management
  • Michael W. Robinson, Chairman and CEO of The Montgomery Strategies Group, Counselor at ACG Analytics, and former Chief Spokesman & Policy Director at the Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC)​

5:00 pm – Cocktails and Hors d’oeuvres

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Date

Feb 09 2023

Time

8:30 am - 6:00 pm

Location

The Ben Hotel
251 N. Narcissus Ave West Palm Beach 33401