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Handout - 2018 - Regional - San Francisco - May 18



Shift Happened

Social media has emboldened victims of harassment to find a new outlet, shining light on a new voice to speak out. Victims carry the power of choice to share their narrative publicly, creating a powerful reckoning. This has produced movements propelling waves empathy and activism such as #METOO #TIMESUP. With headlines of misconduct, patterns of complicity at the highest ranks, companies are seeking strategies to build safe, ethical workplace cultures.

  • Why organizations need to proactively foster a dialogue around trust.
  • Importance of spotlighting awareness around leader accountability and responsibility
  • Necessity to equip front-line leaders with tools and resources to engage their teams around difficult conversations

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Marsha Ershaghi-Hames, Managing Director Strategy & Development, LRN


Privacy as an Enabler

  • Major issues in getting the Board’s attention for privacy, focusing on the positive and less on the scare tactics
  • Baseline requirements across industries, common issues/questions and options including liability of the employee DPO/ employer
  • Definitions and fundamentals of the obligations for each, foundational source of the law, negotiation tips, trends, flow downs

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Sue A Gomez, Principal Attorney, Law Office of Sue Rossler-Gomez

Hoang Bao, Director, Privacy Assurance and Engineering at Netflix

Sharon Anolik, Esq., CIPP, President, Privacy Panacea


Engaging your Board

  • Key corporate governance issues for today’s board
  • Ways to focus your message to help the board with its efficiency and effectiveness
  • Educating the Board on their compliance and ethics program oversight responsibilities
  • Practical strategies for engaging your board members and obtaining support for your program

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Laura LaCorte, Associate Senior Vice President, Compliance, University of Southern California

Terry Ward, Partner, PwC’s Governance Insights Center

Regan MacPherson, VP, Chief Compliance Officer, Marvell Semiconductor

Social Media: the Strategic Tool in your Compliance Arsenal

  • How to Rock Your Compliance Profile on LinkedIn
  • Leveraging Social Media for your Work
  • Building Meaningful Social Media Policies

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Amyn Thawer, VP, Global Compliance & Integrity, LinkedIn Corporation


Training, Engagement and Globalization: Lessons from the Trenches

  • Who are the generations in today’s workforce and what do they want besides a paycheck?
  • How can we effectively drive engagement across cultures in US and in global work locations?
  • How can we best communicate essential information to multigenerational, multicultural employees and contractors?

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Melissa M. Allain, Ethics and Compliance Attorney and Consultant

Sandra Bograd, Managing Director, Atelic Consulting, Inc.


Corporate Social Responsibility and Human Trafficking

  • How Corporate Social Responsibility & Legal Intersect
  • Hot Trends in CSR
  • Addressing Human Trafficking from a corporate perspective

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Cecily Joseph, Vice President Corporate Responsibility, Symantec Corporation

Michael Rohwer, Associate Director, BSR

Jared Connors, Regulatory Team (CSR focus), Assent Compliance

Christopher Demers, Former Sr. Manager, Supply Chain Sustainability, SunPower