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20 November 2019
Berlin, Germany

Conference Agenda

This unique conference brings the most forward-thinking equity and executive compensation discussions to an intimate gathering of innovators, issuers, suppliers and thought leaders.

Conference Schedule

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Wednesday, 20 November 2019 (Subject to Change)
08.30
09.00
General Registration & Continental Breakfast
09.00
09.10
Welcome and Opening Remarks
Danyle Anderson, Executive Director, Global Equity Organization (US)
09.10
10.00
Keynote I—Economic Outlook in Times of Populism and Uncertainty
Prof. Marcel Fratzscher, Ph.D., President, German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin) (DE)
10.00
10.15
Transition to Breakouts
10.15
10.55
Breakout Series 1
  1a. Tone from the Top: Executive Compensation Insights (Executive Pay)
Bill Cohen, Deloitte (UK)
Anna Jex, Deloitte (UK)
  1b. Global Audience, Global Communications Approach (Communications)
Jack Price, Computershare (UK)
James Robertson, Computershare (UK)
Louise Sutton, Unilever (UK)
  1c. 10 Ways to Save on Your Share-Based Accounting Charge (Finance, Tax & Accounting)
Danie Jansen van Rensburg, Naspers and Prosus (ZA)
Aleda Jevon-Denner, Investec Bank plc (UK)
Michael Turner, Aon (UK)
  1d. From Go-Live to Go Go Go: Plan Implementation Straight to Key Plan Events (Program Management)
Barry McKernan, Global Shares (ES)
Jost Meye, Amadeus IT Group, S.A. (ES)
David Neves, Global Shares (ES)
  1e. Biased by Design (Design and Strategy)
Fiona Montgomery, Fidelity (UK)
Thomas Paleka, Gallagher (US)
Pat Sims, PJS Consultancy Services Limited (UK)
10.55
11.20
Morning Coffee/Tea Networking Break
11.20
12.00
Breakout Series 2
  2a. The Future of Work Is Here. Why Are Incentive Plans Lagging Behind? (Trending Now)
Tony Daley, Deloitte (UK)
Anita Grant, Deloitte (UK)
  2b. Practical Focus on Global Share Plans During Corporate Transactions (Finance, Tax & Accounting)
Daniele Casciaro, TUI (DE)
Isobel Evans, EY (UK)
Gordon Rösch, EY (DE)
  2c. BP—Changing Company Priorities and Changing Global Share Plans (Design and Strategy)
Kristy Foster, BP plc (UK)
Andrew Hall, Computershare (UK)
  2d. East to West and Everywhere in Between—a Global Update on Global Share Plans (Legal/Regulatory)
Narendra Acharya, Baker McKenzie (US)
Gill Murdoch, Baker McKenzie (UK)
12.00
12.50
Lunch
12.50
13.30
Breakout Series 3
  3a. The Evolution of Global Share Plans (Design and Strategy)
Bill Cohen, Deloitte (UK)
Kristy Foster, BP plc (UK)
Arezo Heydari, Computershare (ES)
Miguel Navarro Fron, Telefónica S.A. (ES)
  3b. Social Responsibility Empowered Through Share Ownership (Program Management)
Marc Muntermann, Siemens AG (DE)
Johanna Vidlund, Computershare (CH)
  3c. Disrupting Design—Technology in Equity Compensation (Design and Strategy)
Chris Barnes, KPMG (UK)
David Couzens, Fidelity (UK)
Dennis Paalman, Signify (NL)
  3d. Re-Thinking Long-Term Incentives in a Challenging Environment of Transformation (Trending Now)
Philipp Bastian, GfK SE (DE)
Björn Hinderlich, Mercer (DE)
13.30
13.45
Transition to Breakouts
13.45
14.25
Breakout Series 4
  4a. Innovating Excellence—Delivering a New UK Share Plan for Siemens (Finance, Tax & Accounting)
Amanda Bullough, Siemens Plc (UK)
Chris Fallon, Tapestry Compliance (UK)
Diana Grohmann, Siemens AG (DE)
  4b. Going Public: The Party's Over, So What's Next? (Program Management)
Matt Connor, trivago N.V (DE)
June Davenport, Shareworks by Morgan Stanley (ES)
Katalin Kiss, Delivery Hero (DE)
Tim Luther, Delivery Hero (DE)
Sean Ungless, Farfetch (UK)
  4c. Global Equity Insights Survey 2019 (Design and Strategy)
Danyle Anderson, Global Equity Organization (US)
Stuart Bailey, Computershare (UK)
Mitan Patel, Fidelity (UK)
David Voggeser, hkp/// (DE)
  4d. #digitalfrontrunner for Industrial Services—Compensation as a Driver for Transformation (Trending Now)
Sebastian Wetzel, Bilfinger SE (DE)
14.25
14.50
Afternoon Coffee/Tea Networking Break
14.50
15.30
Breakout Series 5
  5a. The Rise of Equity Plans in China and Hong Kong (Program Management)
Elaine Graham, Zedra Trust Company (Guernsey) Limited (UK)
Anna Jex, Deloitte (UK)
  5b. Snap, Tweet, Share—Using Social Media Concepts for Share Plans (Communications)
Sophie Altaf, Fidelity (UK)
Ryan Sales, Landscape (UK)
  5c. The Future of Work—No More “One Size Fits All” (Trending Now)
Nora Sherman, EY (UK)
  5d. Simply Creative Global Share Plans (Design and Strategy)
Stanislas de Germay, Essilor International (FR)
Sami Toutounji, Shearman & Sterling (FR)
15.30
15.45
Transition to Breakouts
15.45
16.25
Breakout Series 6
  6a. Should I Stay or Should I Go? Empirical Evidence of the Retention Effect of ESOPs (Communications)
Rieke Hullmann, University of Göttingen (DE)
Michael Wolff, University of Göttingen (DE)
  6b. Innovations in Plan Design: Telenor and Their Global Population (Design and Strategy)
Gitte Landt Fogt, Telenor Group (DK)
Iva Sonne, Shareworks by Morgan Stanley (UK)
  6c. Beyond Borders: Launching Global Plans Outside Your Home Country (Legal/Regulatory)
Narendra Acharya, Baker McKenzie (US)
Gill Murdoch, Baker McKenzie (UK)
Geoffrey Poras, Baker McKenzie (FR)
  6d. Flex Your Future with Total Rewards (Trending Now)
Thomas Paleka, Gallagher (US)
Mitan Patel, Fidelity (UK)
Stephen Popowski, Aon (US)
16.25
16.40
Transition to Closing Keynote
16.40
17.25
Keynote II—Fireside Chat: The Changing Role of HR in a World of Disruption
Mark Jeffries, Moderator (US)
Michael Kramarsch, hkp/// group (DE)
Marc Muntermann, Siemens AG (DE)
Dennis Paalman, Signify (NL)
Thomas Paleka, Gallagher (US)
17.25
17.30
Closing Remarks
Danyle Anderson, Executive Director, Global Equity Organization (US)
17.30
19.00
Drinks Reception