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PROGRAM AGENDA

TIME SESSIONS
7:30 - 8:30 a.m.
Registration and Networking
8:30 - 8:45 a.m.
Welcome
8:45 - 10:10 a.m.

1 - Adaptive Business Strategies
    Moderator: Arthur Forbus, Alvarez & Marsal
    Speakers:
    John Fields, Suntrust
    Larry Young, Alix Partners

10:10 -10:30 a.m.
Break
10:30 - 12:00 p.m.

2 - Raising Capital in Traditional and New Markets
     Moderator: David Batson, Bank of America
     Speakers:
     Joe Dunleavy, PwC
     Sean Rice, SCF Partners
     Thomas Zentner, V&E

12:00 - 1:15 p.m.

3 - Lunch and Keynote Speaker
     U.S. Economic Outlook – Emphasis on Global Interconnectivity
     Speaker: 
Jonathan Kozy, Bank of America
    

     Where are we in the business cycle? When will the next recession be and what could it look
     like? What is the impact of tax reform on the economy? What’s the outlook for interest rates,
     equities, the dollar etc.?

1:15 - 1:30 p.m. Break
1:30 - 2:55 p.m.

4 - Monetizing Balance Sheet
     
Moderator: John Smyser, BBVA
      Speaker:
      Greg Milano, Fortuna Advisors
      Dr. Michael Newman, University of Houston
      John McKay, BDO 

2:55 - 3:15 p.m.
Break
3:15 - 4:45 p.m.

5 - Corporate Governance and Shareholder Activism
     Moderator: Barbara Carlin, University of Houston
     Speakers:
     Steve Balet, FTI Consulting
     Deborah Byers, EY
     Jonathan Newton, Baker & McKenzie

4:45 - 5:00 p.m.
Closing Remarks
5:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Reception