Summit Agenda at a Glance

Friday, April 21

 8:30 - 9:30AM Stanford  Faculty Club Registration
 9:30AM  - 3:30PM Stanford  Faculty Club Aspiring Directors Workshop: Developing the Future Corporate Directors
(for candidates for future board service only)
 4:30 - 5:30PM   Four Seasons Registration: Reception and Dinner Check-In
 5:30 - 6:30PM   Four Seasons Multicultural Reception
 6:30 - 8:30PM  Four Seasons Gala and Awards Dinner

Saturday, April 22

 7:00 - 8:00AM  Four Seasons Registration
 8:00 - 9:30AM  Four Seasons Breakfast
Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow: Ascend Pinnacle members meeting and Ascend Pinnacle Group Photo  (for experienced directors and aspiring candidates only)
 8:30 - 9:30AM  Four Seasons Private Networking and Appreciation Breakfast with Ascend President, Jeff Chin (For partners and sponsors only)
9:30 - 9:45AM Four Seasons  Networking Break
 9:45 - 10:45AM  Four Seasons Fireside Chat with Meg Whitman - Moderated by Raj L. Gupta
 10:45 - 11:00AM  Four Seasons
Networking Break
 11:00 - 11:50AM  Four Seasons Carrots or Sticks: What Makes a High Performance Board
 11:50AM - 12:00PM  Four Seasons
Mini Break
 12:00 - 1:20PM  Four Seasons Lunch
Asset or Liability: Diversity in the Boardrooms
 1:20 - 1:30PM  Four Seasons
Mini Break
 1:30 - 2:15PM  Four Seasons  Fact or Fiction: Do Board Evaluations Work?
 2:15 - 3:00PM  Four Seasons Sleepless in the Boardroom: Current Hot Topics
 3:00 - 3:15PM  Four Seasons Networking Break
 3:15 - 4:00PM  Four Seasons Friends or Foes: Relationship between Boards and Investment Funds
 4:00 - 4:45PM  Four Seasons Active or Passive: Driving Long Term Shareholder Value
 4:45 - 5:00PM  Four Seasons Wrap-Up, Summary and Action items
 5:00 - 6:00PM  Four Seasons Free Time 
 6:00 - 6:30PM  Four Seasons Reception
 6:30 - 8:30PM  Four Seasons Celebratory Dinner

Sunday, April 23

 8:30 - 10:30AM Four Seasons Breakfast with Venture Capitalists