"Virtual-Only Annual Meetings: Nuts & Bolts"

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

2:00 - 2:45 pm, eastern [archive and transcript to follow]

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With more companies conducting their annual meetings solely online, many are wondering what is involved and what issues they should consider before raising the topic internally. Join these experts who are the pioneers that have been through the virtual experience already:

  • Katie Colendich, Associate General Counsel - Corporate, Securities & M&A, HP Inc.
  • Cathy Conlon, VP - Issuer Product Management & Strategy, Broadridge
  • Sean Radcliffe, General Counsel & SVP, Ciber
  • Eve Saltman, Deputy General Counsel, GoPro
  • Kris Veaco, Founder & CEO, Veaco Group (and an Independent Inspector of Elections)

Among other topics, this program will cover:

  • How does the "virtual annual meeting" work? How does it differ from a "hybrid" meeting or an in-person meeting?
  • What concerns should be considered before holding a virtual-only annual meeting?
  • What voting safeguards are necessary when permitting "live" voting online during the annual meeting?
  • How does the Q&A portion of the meeting differ when holding a virtual-only meeting?
  • What is the cost of a virtual-only meeting?
  • What are the lessons learned from those that have pioneered the process?

 

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