Co-Chairs

Ivan A. Schlager

Partner
Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom LLP

Donald L. Vieira

Partner
Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

Keynote Speaker

John P. Carlin

Chair, Global Risk + Crisis Management, Morrison & Foerster LLP
Former Assistant Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice, National Security Division

Aimen Mir

Deputy Assistant Secretary for Investment Security
U.S. Department of the Treasury

KEYNOTE ADDRESS

February 1, 2017 8:45 am

Speakers:

Oliver J. Borgers

Partner
McCarthy Tétrault LLP (Canada)

Kathleen Collins

Assistant Bureau Chief, International Bureau
Federal Communications Commission

Shawn Cooley

Director for Foreign Investment
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Christian C. Davis

Counsel
Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld LLP

Pascal Dupeyrat

Strategic Investment Lobbyist
RELIANS Consulting (France)

Nicoletta Giordani

Assistant Director for Industrial Policy & Programs Business Analysis and Mitigation Strategy (BAMS) Division
Defense Security Service

Elliot Konopko

Senior Managing Director – New Financial Products Development
Aon Risk Solutions | Transaction Solutions

Clay Lowery

Rock Creek Global Advisors
Former Assistant Secretary for International Affairs U.S. Department of the Treasury

Benjamin C. Richardson

Deputy Director, Security Policy and Oversight
U.S. Department of Defense

Bill Savarino

Partner
Cohen Mohr LLP

Faryar Shirzad

Global Head of Government Affairs
Goldman Sachs

Janine Alston Slade

Deputy Director, Foreign Investment Risk Management
Office of Policy
U.S. Department of Homeland Security

Richard C. Sofield

Director, Foreign Investment Review Staff, National Security Division
U.S. Department of Justice

Stephen Hanson

CFIUS Staff Chair and Director, Office of Investment Security
U.S. Department of the Treasury

Robert E. Watson

Associate Director, Global Markets and Investments Mitigation and Compliance Team
U.S. Department of Defense