October 24

Wall Street Briefing

Leader Development from within ‘new workforce’

Employer Branding: Embracing story-telling…Retaining & Attracting global talent to your company

Diversity in Mobility: assignees and in management

Comp & Ben in a “red hot” economy

C X … customer expectations and ROI

New workforce new policies?

 Mobile Talent Compliance: Employment law, Immigration law, Tax

It matters for recruitment, talent mobility + ROI. “EMPLOYER BRAND — it’s all about how you + employees + customers  communicate your company’s values, culture, and personality. Does it matter? You can bet on it. Come learn how to reskill and upskill your global business IQ

Gallery of leaders still developing…come be involved…leaders now include…

Downtown Association Club

60 Pine Street, NY 10005


Wall Street Briefing


9:30, Check-in

… refreshments

…  meet & greet

10, Program starts

Moderator’s Intros

10:30 – 11, audience discussion

GLOBAL HR Business Policy…

Sandrine Bardot, International Compensation & Benefits,


Sandrine Bardot, Publisher of the (Bardot Group) is originally from Paris, and is a well-regarded, Total Rewards expert with a Middle East focus. Sandrine is a C&B trainer, blogger, speaker, and consultant.  

Sandrine was a speaker at the GlobalBusiness Paris conference in 1999, while a senior manager with Microsoft Europe.

Sandrine now lives and works in Dubai. Sandrine will call-in from Dubai and will talk about developing international policies for comp&ben and also participate in the audience conversations. She will inform us about the business scene in Dubai; how she was hired by a private equity firm to advise and help manage a fast-growth conglomerate.

Sandrine will talk  about the challenges and the opportunities of living and working in Dubai.


11 – 12,  keynote workshop
Developing Leaders from within the New Workforce
 presented by
Philip Berry, CHRO, Clinton Foundation

Mr Berry will address key issues.
He will lead audience discussions in an idea exchanges.
He will guide the audience to develop solutions

12 – 1:15
Lunch  & Keynote  (announcement next week)

1:15 – 1:40, BREAK

1:40 – 3:15, session developing, additional thought-leader/panelists will be announced

COMMUNICATING with MULTIPLE STAKEHOLDERS: Impact of tech, new workforce attitudes, work methods, and more

Moderator:Ed Cohen, Publisher- GlobalBusinessNews; Broadcast Host-GlobalRadio Talkshow

 Rina Montalvo, LLM, Dow Jones / News Corp; Head of Mobility and Immigration

Anna Bochko, Altice USA; Senior Director of Benefits and Mobility

Ron Labin, CRP, SGMS-T, PLUS Relocation

Sara Marisa Simonetti, Interconex

Ken Flornes, CEO, Nectar Furnished Apartments

3:15 – 3:30, BEAK

3:30 – 5

Service Expectations:  Self-service technology vs “high touch” personal service

  • How are corporates approaching the delicate balance?
  • Do different policy types change the best choice of delivery method?
  • What is the impact of corporate culture on selecting delivery method?
  • Does the assignee/transferee generation have impact on which service type is best suited?
  • Case studies …successful use of self-serve?  Unsuccessful? In conjunction with high touch?

Moderator: Ed Cohen, Publisher- Global Business News and the Broadcast Host of Global Radio Talkshow

Patricia Welch 

Debra Frost, CRP, GMS-T, Vice President, Global Client Relations, Cornerstone Relocation Group

Lisa Mendelsohn, Regional Director, North America, Crown World Mobility 


Adjourn to Pub

US Tax Deduction for Continuing Professional Education:
A US income tax deduction is allowed for expenses of education including registration fees, travel, meals and lodging, undertaken to maintain or improve skills (Treasury Reg 1.1662-5; Coughlin v. Commissioner Internal Revenue, 203 F2d 307, 2d Circuit 1953)