Program

Employee Ownership Conference

Minneapolis, MN :: April 21–23, 2020 (preconference on April 20)

Agenda Overview

Complete agenda with session and speaker details coming soon.

Preconference: Monday, April 20
8:00 am–12:00
Morning Sessions
Is an ESOP Right For You?

Sponsored by ESOP Plus

Communication Tips and Tools for ESOP Companies

Sponsored by GRITT Business Coaching

Corporate Governance in an ESOP Company

Sponsored by The Beyster Institute, University of California San Diego

1:00–5:00
Afternoon Sessions
Sustaining Your Company and Your ESOP

Sponsored by Chartwell

Engaging Employee-Owners to Get the Most Out of an ESOP

Sponsored by The Great Game of Business

Strategic Issues for ESOP Companies

Sponsored by PCE Investment Bankers

4:30–6:30
Registration
5:15–7:15
Meet & Greet Reception

Hosted by Drinker Biddle

Day One: Tuesday, April 21
7:30 am
Registration & Exhibits Open
8:00–8:45
Orientation

Sponsored by Prudent Fiduciary Services, LLC

7:30–9:00
Buffet Breakfast
9:00–10:15
Concurrent Sessions 1
10:15
Morning Coffee Break

Sponsored by J.P. Morgan

10:30–11:45
Concurrent Sessions 2
11:50–1:20
Opening Luncheon

Sponsored by Prairie Capital Advisors, Inc.

Power of Employee Ownership Winners

Sponsored by Plante Moran

Innovations Award

Sponsored by Teoco

1:30
Afternoon Coffee Break

Sponsored by Crowe LLP

1:30–2:00
Concurrent Sessions 3 (Pop-Up Talks)
2:10–3:10
Afternoon Break

Sponsored by ComStock Advisors

3:15–4:20
Concurrent Sessions 4
4:30–5:30
Concurrent Sessions 5
5:15–7:15
Opening Cocktail Reception

Sponsored by RSM

Day Two: Wednesday, April 22
7:30 am
Registration & Exhibits Open
7:30–8:30
Strategy Session (Expert 1 on 1)
7:15–10:00
Buffet Breakfast
8:40–10:00
Keynote: Employee Ownership and Strategic Innovation

Sponsored by Bremer Trust

10:00
Morning Coffee Break

Sponsored by Menke & Associates, Inc.

10:20–11:40
Concurrent Sessions 6
11:50–1:00
Expert Roundtable Luncheon

Sponsored by ESOP Partners, LLC

1:00
Afternoon Coffee Break

Sponsored by Certified EO

1:10–2:00
Concurrent Sessions 7
2:05–3:15
Concurrent Sessions 8
3:15–4:00
Afternoon Break

Sponsored by Value Consulting Group

4:05–5:15
Concurrent Sessions 9
5:30–6:30
Women's Networking Happy Hour

Sponsored by Polsinelli

TBD
NCEO Off-site event
Day Three: Thursday, April 23
7:30 am
Registration & Exhibits Open
7:30–9:30
Buffet Breakfast
8:00–9:00
Expert Roundtable Breakfast

Sponsored by KeyStone Search

9:05–9:20
Closing Address
9:30–10:45
Concurrent Sessions 10
11:00–2:15
Concurrent Sessions 11

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