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We Brought GEO’s 20th Annual Conference to You!
New Virtual Attendance Option Introduced


GEO's 20th Annual Conference was specifically designed with a focus on the hottest issues in global share plans and executive compensation and boasted a world-class keynote line-up and more than 50 unique breakout sessions delivered by international experts. The 2019 event featured a tailored agenda that addressed specific concerns and issues directly affecting GEO’s members, focusing in the areas of long–term incentives, share plan design, accounting, tax, legal, regulatory compliance, plan communications and administration.

Live Streaming

Why choose the virtual attendee option?

  • No travel required. Watch key educational sessions in the comfort and convenience of your home or office.
  • Participate despite busy schedule or budget restraints. If your schedule or budget does not allow for a trip to Amsterdam this April, the virtual attendee option provides a full-scale online educational experience.
  • Earn CE. All general sessions and selected breakout sessions are available via live stream for a total of 11 CE credits (NASBA approval pending).
  • View on-demand recordings. In person and virtual option attendees have access to on-demand recordings of the sessions for up to one year after the event at no additional cost. No need to re-arrange your schedule to view a particular session... access the recording at your leisure!
  • Be a true participant. Virtual attendees will be able to post questions in each session and participate in polling and discussions in real-time via chat rooms.

  Keynote Speakers

GEO's 20th Annual Conference  |  Keynote Speaker Margaret Heffernan

Dr. Margaret Heffernan, Former CEO, Author, Keynote Speaker (UK)

Keynote I—Beyond Ownership
GEO's 20th Annual Conference  |  Keynote Speaker Tom Stevenson

Tom Stevenson, Investment Director Fidelity International (UK)

Keynote II—Finding Opportunities in a World of Financial, Economic and Political Upheaval
GEO's 20th Annual Conference  |  Keynote Speaker Russell Shorto

Russell Shorto, Author, Historian and Journalist (US)

Keynote III—A Piece of the Action

Breakout Sessions

  • 1.6 The (Equity Plan) Choices are IN. What Have We Learned? More info...
  • 2.6 Stop Talking and Start Communicating – Effective Global Tax Communication More info...
  • 3.4 Diversity - Strategic Priority or Compliance? More info...
  • 4.3 Tilting at Windmills and Giants (and How to Know the Difference) – the Latest Key Developments in Global Share Plans More info...
  • 5.4 Best in Breed or Global Harmonization? Finding the Right Share Purchase Plan for Your Company More info...
  • 6.4 ‘Til Death Do Us Part: Marrying Equity and Mobility More info...
  • 7.1 Smart Practices for Workflow Automation More info...
  • 8.3 The “Why” Meets the “How”: Deciphering the World of Global Share Plan Strategy More info...

Cancellation Policy: Since registrants will also have access to on-demand recordings at their convenience after the live broadcast, registration fees are nonrefundable.

Continuing Education: Please visit GEO’s Continuing Education Guidelines for more information on earning education credit.