Conferences and Speeches

6th Annual Women in Shared Services and Outsourcing: An Executive Roundtable

Wednesday, May 16, 2012 - Thursday, May 17, 2012
01:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time

Morgan Lewis and KPMG invite you to an executive roundtable, the 6th Annual Women in Shared Services and Outsourcing.

Hear from leading women in the shared services and outsourcing industry as they discuss hot topics, including how companies are successfully leveraging cloud computing and the impact of social media on the industry. Sustain your company's competitive edge by learning about the most recent trends affecting this evolving industry.

Day 1
Join us for a food tasting and cultural walking tour through New York City's delicious and historic Chelsea Market, which began as the National Biscuit Company factory - the birthplace of the Oreo cookie.

Wednesday, May 16, 2012
6-9 pm (ET)

Chelsea Market
75 Ninth Avenue
New York, NY 10011

The developers of Chelsea Market have encouraged sustainability among their tenants, with the vendors supplying the restaurateurs with fresh ingredients for their menus. After our tour, we will enjoy dinner at Del Posto, a three-star Certified Green Restaurant located in the heart of Chelsea. This will be a great opportunity to reconnect with your colleagues and make new acquaintances prior to Thursday's roundtable!

Day 2
We will reconvene at the midtown Manhattan office of Morgan Lewis to discuss ways to manage your energy and significantly increase your capacity to get things done.

Thursday, May 17, 2012
9 am - 2 pm (ET)

Morgan Lewis
101 Park Avenue
New York, NY 10178

Panel Topics:

Reach for the Cloud: Understanding Cloud Computing

Interest in cloud computing solutions continues to grow. In this session, the panelists will discuss the strategies and implications of cloud computing and specific areas of concern, including data transfer, security, and privacy considerations.

Margaret Gatti, Partner, Morgan Lewis
Heather Paquette, Office Managing Partner, KPMG
Ramona Anton, Cloud Sales Executive, IBM Global Services

The 411 on Social Media

In this social media culture, how safe is our data? What are the latest trends and legal risks? Our panelists will provide insight on how to leverage the changing technologies while still protecting your data and your company.

Rene Johnson, Partner, Morgan Lewis
Jeanne Johnson, Principal, KPMG
Kathy Samuels, Senior Executive, Accenture

Moderated by:
Barbara Melby, Morgan Lewis
Vicki Phelan, KPMG

CLE Credits:
Please see the event website for CLE and CPE credit information.