Program Schedule

Waves of Change:  Reimagining Business Growth Through a Crisis

8 – 8:05 a.m.
Welcome & Overview

Stephanie H. Kleehammer
President, Tulane Association of Business Alumni
New Orleans, LA

8:05 - 8:50 a.m.
Through the Looking Glass:  An Introduction to Curiouser and Curiouser Bankruptcy Law and Procedure

Meredith S. Grabill
U.S. Bankruptcy Judge, Eastern District of Louisiana and Adjunct Associate Professor of Law, Tulane University
New Orleans, LA

Michael D. Rubenstein
Shareholder, Liskow & Lewis
Houston, TX

8:50 - 9:05 a.m.
COVID Update

Kyle Widmer, M.D.,
Chief of Infectious Diseases, Southeast Louisiana Veterans Health Care System (SLVHCS)
New Orleans, LA

9:05 - 9:30 a.m.
Black Swan Moments:  Where Insurance and Public Policy Collide

Joel Wood
Senior Vice President for Government Affairs, The Council of Insurance Agents and Brokers
Washington, D.C.

9:30 - 9:55 a.m.
The Power of Resilience in a Post-COVID World

Jim Priestley
Group Vice President of North America Applications Sales, Oracle
Burlingame, CA

9:55 – 10 a.m. 

10 - 10:25 a.m.
Lessons from the Boardroom

Adam Weissenberg
Vice Chairman and Chief Global Officer Audit & Assurance, Asia Pacific Leader- US Global Office, Deloitte & Touche LLP
Parsippany, NJ

10:25 – 10:50 a.m.
Pandemic Response and Outlook for Our Regional Economy

John M. Hairston
President & CEO, Hancock Whitney
Gulfport, MS
10:50 – 10:55 a.m.        

10:55 – 11 a.m. 
Panel Presentation Intro.

11 – 11:40 a.m.    
Panel Presentation:  Shifting Supply Chains:  Where Does That Leave Louisiana?

Moderator:  Quentin L. Messer, Jr.
President & CEO, New Orleans Business Alliance
New Orleans, LA

Paul G. Aucoin
Executive Director, Port of South Louisiana
LaPlace, LA

Brandy D. Christian
President & CEO, Port of New Orleans and CEO, New Orleans Public Belt Railroad Corp.
New Orleans, LA

George E. Duffy
President & CEO, G.Duffy Maritime Services LLC
Destrehan, LA

Sean M. Duffy Sr.
Executive Director, Big River Coalition
Kenner, LA

James A. Richardson
Alumni Professor of Economics and Public Administration, Louisiana State University
Baton Rouge, LA

11:40 – 11:50 a.m.        
Panel Q&A

11:50 a.m. – 12 p.m.        
Closing Remarks

Stephanie H. Kleehammer

As of 7/24/20.  Program subject to change.