42nd Annual Tulane Business Forum

Emergence: Surviving and Thriving in a Reimagined Economy


Forum Agenda

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  • 8:00 a.m. – 8:05 a.m.

    Welcome & Overview

    Brian Banks

    President, Tulane Association of Business Alumni

    New Orleans, LA

  • 8:05 a.m. – 8:50 a.m.

    A Look at Healthcare Post Pandemic

    I. Steven Udvarhelyi, M.D.

    President & CEO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

    Baton Rouge, LA

     

    Stephanie Mills, M.D.

    CMO, Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Louisiana

    Baton Rouge, LA

  • 8:50 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

    Breakout #1

    Track A (for those seeking CLE credit)

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    Trends in Data Regulation and Privacy, and a mature approach to 

    preparing your remote-workforce business going forward

    Walt Green

    Partner, Phelps Dunbar LLP 

    New Orleans, LA

     

    Ralph R. Russo

    Professor & Director of Information Technology Academic Programs, Tulane University, School of Professional Advancement

    New Orleans, LA

    Track B (for those seeking CPE credit)

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    ESG:  Money, Meaning and Challenges

    Suzanne T. Mestayer

    Managing Principal, ThirtyNorth Investments, LLC

    New Orleans, LA

  • 9:30 a.m. – 9:35 a.m.

    Break

  • 9:35 a.m. – 10:10 a.m.

    Cradles of Creativity:  What Does it Take to Nourish Great Innovation?

    Walter Isaacson 

    Leonard A. Lauder Professor of American History and Values at Tulane University, Author

    New Orleans, LA

  • 10:10 a.m. – 10:45 a.m.

    The Trilogy of Pandemics:  The Future of the American Economy

    Marc H. Morial

    President & CEO, National Urban League

    New York, NY

     

    Richard F. Cortizas

    Partner, Corporate Practice Group & Chair, Diversity Group, 

    Jones Walker LLP

    New Orleans, LA

  • 10:45 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.

    Ensuring this Reconstruction Lives Up to its Promise

    Daryn Dodson

    Managing Director, Illumen Capital

    Oakland, CA

  • 11:15 a.m. – 11:20 a.m.

    Break

  • 11:20 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

    Breakout #2

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    Supporting BioInnovation in a More Diversified Economy 

    Trivia Frazier, Ph.D.

    President & CEO, Obatala Sciences, Inc.

    New Orleans, LA

    Track B (for those seeking CPE credit)

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    Economic Policies, Economic Shocks and Racial Inequalities

    Gary A. Hoover, Ph.D.

    Executive Director, The Murphy Institute, Tulane University & 

    Professor of Economics, Tulane University

    New Orleans, LA

  • 12:00 p.m. – 12:35 p.m.

    Challenges in Property Insurance Post 2020

    Michelle Goldman

    Executive Vice President, RT Specialty

    New York, NY

  • 12:35 p.m. – 12:40 p.m.

    Break

  • 12:40 p.m. – 1:25 p.m.

    Charging Forward into the Energy Future; How Customers will Determine Success in Tomorrow’s Power Landscape

    David D. Ellis

    SVP & Chief Customer Officer, Entergy Services, LLC

    New Orleans, LA

     

    Matt Dearmon 

    Director, Innovation Partnerships & Portfolio Management,

    KeyString Labs by Entergy

    New Orleans, LA

     

    Katy Evans

    Lead Product Manager, Innovation, KeyString Labs by Entergy New Orleans, LA

  • 1:25 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.

    Remarks

    Paulo Goes, Ph. D.

    Dean, A.B. Freeman School of Business

    New Orleans, LA

  • 1:30 p.m. – 1:35 p.m.

    Closing Remarks

    Brian Banks

    President, Tulane Association of Business Alumni

    New Orleans, LA

Meet the presenters

Daryn Dodson

Bio

David D. Ellis

Bio

Gary Hoover

Bio

Katy Evans

Bio

Marc H. Morial

Bio

Matt Dearmon

Bio

Michelle Goldman

Bio

Ralph R. Russo

Bio

Richard F. Cortizas

Bio

Stephanie Mills, M.D.

Bio

Trivia Frazier

Bio

I. Steven Udvarhelyi, M.D.

Bio

Walt Green

Bio

Suzanne Mestayer

Bio

Walter Isaacson

Bio

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