Two Major Keynote Addresses
Leadership - Emerging from Crisis
Steve Cooper, Enron Confronting the ultimate in financial duress and political outcries, Steve will detail the critical steps he's having to take in leading a firm like Enron back from the depths.
Crisis Leadership - Responding to a Catastrophe
Ivan Seidenberg, Verizon What the tragedy of 9/11 demanded of Ivan and his leadership in order to successfully direct Verizon's recovery, in the restoration of the heart of the country's phone and data systems.
Leadership in Turnaround Firms
Mark Hurd of Teradata and Rick Wagoner of GM delineate how to determine the best steps in restructuring lines of business and/or business practices to achieve an effective and long lasting turnaround in business conditions
.Leadership in Mergers
As rampant as mergers are in today's business world, the pitfalls of attempting to wed different corporate cultures are analyzed by Betsy Holden of Kraft and Bob Ingram of GSK.
Leadership and Social Responsibility
Leading a major American corporation while serving the ultimate good of all is discussed in depth by Jim Benson of MetLife and World T.E.A.M. Sports and Martin Luther King III of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference.
Straight Talk on Leadership Two powerful corporate leaders
Laurence Kirshbaum of AOL Time Warner and Alan Schwartz of Bear Stearns, provide invaluable insights on three all-important interrelated policies and practices: ethics, compensation and leadership development.
Leadership in Sports Management Panel
Headed by Coach K and joined by major sports personalities, this panel will review issues from player and team management perspectives related to leading and managing individuals with multiple sets of short and long term goals.
Conference Moderated by Blair Sheppard