Management Conference


Friday, May 15, 2015

Refresh your perspective at Management Conference 2015 with incisive research and bold ideas from Booth faculty and alumni who are leaders in their fields. Sessions will examine a wide range of topics that impact businesses today.

Confirmed faculty presenters include:

  • Ronald S. Burt, Hobart W. Williams Professor of Sociology and Strategy, on Leading Management Networks
  • Michael Gibbs, Clinical Professor of Economics; Faculty Director of the Executive MBA Program, on Global Corporate Governance in Corporate Governance Practices
  • Steven Kaplan, Neubauer Family Distinguished Service Professor of Entrepreneurship and Finance, on Private Equity
  • James E. Schrager, Clinical Professor of Entrepreneurship and Strategic Management, on Mergers and Acquisitions Strategy
  • Richard H. Thaler, Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics, on The Making of Behavioral Economics 

Confirmed alumni presenters include:

  • Dennis Nguyen, '10 (XP-79), Chairman and Founder of Newport Capital, Chairman and Co-Founder of New Asia Partners on Global Convergence in Corporate Governance Practices
  • Tandean Rustandy, '07 (AXP-6), Chief Executive Officer, PT Arwana Citramulia Tbk on Global Convergence in Corporate Governance Practices
  • Paul Idzik, '85, Chief Executive Officer, E Trade Financial Corporation on Leadership

Session topics include:

  • Leading Management Networks
  • Global Convergence in Corporate Governance Practices
  • Private Equity
  • M&A Strategy
  • Leadership
  • Innovation Inside the Corporation
  • Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics

Hyatt Hotel

10:30 - 11:30 a.m.
Registration and Networking Reception

11:30 a.m. - 1:15 p.m. 
Lunch and Keynote Address

Gleacher Center

1:45 - 3 p.m. 
Breakout Session 1 

3:15 - 4:30 p.m. 
Breakout Session 2 

4:45 - 6 p.m. 
Misbehaving: The Making of Behavioral Economics with Richard H. Thaler, Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics