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Women in Tax Forum - East Coast 2021

March 3 & 4, virtual event | EST (Eastern standard time)

ABOUT THIS EVENT

The ITR Women in Tax Forum - East Coast will be taking place virtually on March 3 & 4.

 

Welcoming junior corporate tax professionals all the way through to managers, directors and heads of tax, and newly admitted lawyers through to managing partners (both men and women). The forum aims to support the advancement of women in tax over two days and provide a professional development opportunity.

 

There has now never been a more important time to keep up to date. This virtual event provides women in tax the opportunity to network and learn from industry thought leaders. Subjects will include: understanding the current tax landscape; key international tax developments; taxation of the digital economy; COVID-19 implications and other key issues in transfer pricing; navigating global tax controversy; and much more
ATTENDEE PROFILE
200+ tax professionals
200+ TAX PROFESSIONALS
Tax professionals
TAX EXECUTIVE AUDIENCE
Networking
INTERNATIONAL NETWORK

VIRTUAL EVENT FEATURES

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Much like an in-person conference, a virtual event brings together top experts and industry peers for dynamic discussions and networking. Through the use of a specially designed events platform, you can access all content and participate in Q&A’s, live polling, breakout sessions and networking groups from a desktop computer or mobile device. You can also view all sessions on demand at a time that suits you.
Virtual booth
Virtual Exhibition Hall
Meet sponsors at their virtual booths
Speaker interaction
Speaker interaction
Reach out to speakers taking part in their live Q&A after their session
Personal Programme
Personal Programme
Create your own schedule with meetings and interesting sessions
On-demand
On-demand Access
Watch at a more convenient time to suit your needs
Networking
Messaging and Video calls
Meeting someone new? Drop them a message or schedule a call
Matchmaking
AI powered matchmaking
Meet new people in the event with AI recommendations

AGENDA

March 3
March 4

Wednesday, March 3

Opening comments
08.45 - 08.50 EST

Understanding the current tax landscape

08.50 - 09.40 EST
  • Key implications of the COVID-19 pandemic for tax practitioners
  • Managing the unexpected consequences of the past year
  • The Biden administration: what will the tax legislation landscape look like over the next four years?
Kimberlee Phelan
Kimberlee Phelan
partner, Withum (moderator)
Cynthia Khan
Cynthia Khan
managing director, global head of tax, Cantor Fitzgerald
Amanda Gabai
Amanda Gabai
director and tax counsel, Deutsche Bank
Maureen Johnson
Maureen Johnson
VP, global tax, Spotify
Anna Soubbotina
Anna Soubbotina
principal, Charles River Associates
Networking break
09.40 - 09.55 EST

Key US and international tax developments

09.55 - 10.45 EST
  • BEAT implications
  • Managing your GILTI exposure
  • FDII update
  • Foreign tax credits
Larissa Neumann
Larissa Neumann
tax partner, Fenwick & West (moderator)
Rita Kotiah-Scala
Rita Kotiah-Scala
director – federal & international tax reporting, Colgate-Palmolive
Andrea Taylor
Andrea Taylor
senior tax director, Precisely
Julia Ushakova-Stein
Julia Ushakova-Stein
tax partner, Fenwick & West
Networking break
10.45 - 11.00 EST

Adapting to a new world of working

11.00 - 11.50 EST
  • Setting effective boundaries when working remotely
  • Dealing with burnout and protecting your mental health & wellbeing
  • Impact on future recruitment – how will leaders and team members need to adapt to attract the new generation of workers?
Maria Eberle
Maria Eberle
partner, Baker McKenzie
Paola Taddeo
Paola Taddeo
vice president of tax, Covanta Energy
Heather Norko
Heather Norko
senior director, tax, Elastic
Sonia Hollies
Sonia Hollies
senior vice president, global tax, Perrigo
Rosanne Fernandez
Rosanne Fernandez
senior director – tax, Vonage
Networking break
11.50 - 12.05 EST

COVID-19 implications and other key issues in transfer pricing

12.05 - 12.55 EST
  • Impact of COVID-19 on transfer pricing structures
  • Dealing with increasingly aggressive audits in the TP space
  • PE implications of a remote and mobile workforce
  • Assessing supply chain issues
  • The US APA program
Lucia Fedina
Lucia Fedina
global transfer pricing lead CBRE
Selena Schneider
Selena Schneider
senior director, transfer pricing, TE Connectivity
Rachel Yin
Rachel Yin
senior director, head of global tax, PTC Therapeutics
Lunch and networking 
12.55 - 13.45 EST

Global tax transparency and risk management

13.45 - 14.35 EST
  • Corporate Transparency Act: what reporting is required under the new rules?
  • The role of tax in risk management
  • DAC6: implications of the new EU Mandatory Disclosure Regime
  • Working with your advisers on disclosure requirements – tax practitioner privilege vs. attorney-client privilege
Kerry Perri
Kerry Perri
partner, White & Case
Jessie Coleman
Jessie Coleman
tax office lead, IFC
Sandra Brummitt
Sandra Brummitt
vice president, chief tax & procurement officer, NiSource
Closing comments and close of day one
14.35 EST
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March 3
March 4

Thursday, March 4

Opening comments 
09.00 - 09.05 EST

Taxation of the digital economy

09.05 - 09.55 EST
  • Assessing the OECD’s Pillar 1 and Pillar 2
  • How will the new nexus and profit allocation rules impact multinationals across different industries?
  • Managing the risk of double taxation
  • Dealing with dispute resolution
Elizabeth Stevens
Elizabeth Stevens
partner, Caplin & Drysdale
Fernanda Sá Freire
Fernanda Sá Freire
partner, Machado Meyer
Grace Perez-Navarro
Grace Perez-Navarro
deputy director – centre for tax policy and administration, OECD
Louise Weingrod
Louise Weingrod
vice president of tax, Johnson & Johnson
Networking break 
09.55 - 10.10 EST

Break-out workshops

10.10 - 10.50 EST
A. Advancing your career as a tax professional
  • Recognising and capitalising on key opportunities for progression
  • Importance of mentorship and collaboration
  • Building an effective CV and LinkedIn profile
  • The role of further education and how to access it
Alexandra Minkovich
Alexandra Minkovich
partner, Baker McKenzie
Habibe Rubio
Habibe Rubio
head of US tax, Westpac Institutional Bank
Dasantila Maksutaj
Dasantila Maksutaj
group tax director, Terumo Medical
Randi Rosenberg
Randi Rosenberg
chief tax counsel, Siemens
B. Finding your own voice and style
  • Developing a leadership style
  • Conveying confidence and ensuring your voice is heard
  • Managing a presentation style, especially in a virtual world
Kate Shields
Kate Shields
chief customer officer, Vertex
Melissa Hall
Melissa Hall
senior vice president – global tax, Assurant
Robin Allen
Robin Allen
senior director, program management, Vertex
Julia Owen
Julia Owen
vice president , C&S Wholesale Grocers

Post-panel breakouts

10.50 - 11.10 EST
These interactive breakout sessions will allow delegates who participated in one of the streams a chance to ask follow up questions directly to the speakers and delve deeper into the topics discussed. It’s also a chance to make new connections, share ideas and hear what other attendees took away from the previous sessions.
Networking break 
11.10 - 11.25 EST

Selecting and managing outside counsel

11.25 - 12.10 EST
  • What should you be looking for in your outside counsel?
  • How can in-house effectively select diverse outside counsel?
Ana Luiza Martins
Ana Luiza Martins
partner, Mayer Brown
Willette Elder
Willette Elder
vice president – tax, VALE Insurance
Aditi Banerjee
Aditi Banerjee
vice president & corporate counsel – tax, Prudential Financial
Networking break
12.10 - 12.25 EST

Leveraging technology and building the tax team of the future

12.25 - 13.10 EST
  • What are the different opportunities and applications of tax technology?
  • Building an effective strategy – where and how to start?
  • What will the tax team of the future look like? What skills should tax professionals be prioritising?
Miriam Klein
Miriam Klein
managing director of tax, Centerbridge Partners
Paula Novais
Paula Novais
tax director, DuPont
Misty D’Amico
Misty D’Amico
director – tax, WEX
Sarah Bernier
Sarah Bernier
tax director, Medidata Solutions
Closing comments
13.10 EST
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SPEAKERS

If you feel you have something to contribute or would like to position yourself as an expert in your field, please get in touch with Lucy Huckle for in-house speaking enquiries or Jamil Ahad for law firm or service provider opportunities.
Paola Taddeo
Paola Taddeo
Covanta Energy
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Heather Norko
Heather Norko
Elastic
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Sonia Hollies
Sonia Hollies
Perrigo
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Julia Owen
Julia Owen
C&S Wholesale Grocers
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Sarah Bernier
Sarah Bernier
Medidata Solutions
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Selena Schneider
Selena Schneider
TE Connectivity
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Rachel Yin
Rachel Yin
PTC Therapeutics
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Grace Perez-Navarro
Grace Perez-Navarro
OECD
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Louise Weingrod
Louise Weingrod
Johnson & Johnson
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Willette Elder
Willette Elder
VALE Insurance
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Dasantila Maksutaj
Dasantila Maksutaj
Terumo Medical
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Melissa Hall
Melissa Hall
Assurant
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Miriam Klein
Miriam Klein
Centerbridge Partners
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Paula Novais
Paula Novais
DuPont
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Misty D’Amico
Misty D’Amico
WEX
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Kate Shields
Kate Shields
Vertex
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Robin Allen
Robin Allen
Vertex
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Kimberlee Phelan
Kimberlee Phelan
Withum
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Larissa Neumann
Larissa Neumann
Fenwick & West
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Rita Kotiah-Scala
Rita Kotiah-Scala
Colgate-Palmolive
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Julia Ushakova-Stein
Julia Ushakova-Stein
Fenwick & West
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Rosanne Fernandez
Rosanne Fernandez
Vonage
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Lucia Fedina
Lucia Fedina
CBRE
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Kerry Perri
Kerry Perri
White & Case
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Cynthia Khan
Cynthia Khan
Cantor Fitzgerald
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Ana Luiza Martins
Ana Luiza Martins
Mayer Brown
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Fernanda Sá Freire
Fernanda Sá Freire
Machado Meyer
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Aditi Banerjee
Aditi Banerjee
Prudential Financial
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Randi Rosenberg
Randi Rosenberg
Siemens
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Elizabeth Stevens
Elizabeth Stevens
Caplin & Drysdale
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Anna Soubbotina
Anna Soubbotina
Charles River Associates
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Amanda Gabai
Amanda Gabai
Deutsche Bank
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Maureen Johnson
Maureen Johnson
Spotify
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Andrea Taylor
Andrea Taylor
Precisely
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Maria Eberle
Maria Eberle
Baker McKenzie
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Jessie Coleman
Jessie Coleman
IFC
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Sandra Brummitt
Sandra Brummitt
NiSource
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Alexandra Minkovich
Alexandra Minkovich
Baker McKenzie
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Habibe Rubio
Habibe Rubio
Westpac Institutional Bank
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REGISTRATION TYPE

TAX EXECUTIVES

Access to all sessions is FREE
  • Tax executives
  • Tax managers
  • Heads of tax

ADVISORS

Access to all sessions is US$250
  • Partners and of counsel
  • Associates
  • Tax consultants
TESTIMONIALS
"Very interactive sessions, lots of questions were addressed. Great topics were selected
"This was the first ITR conference that I have attended. I am impressed with the presentations and the interaction opportunities provided in a virtual environment
"One of the best online conferences I've experienced
"Very good sharing of practical advice and information. Far exceeded my expectation for a virtual tax event
"Very clear delivery of a timely topic from all the speakers -- pointed and focused coverage
"Very good variety of sessions. Technical, practical, soft skills all covered off

SPONSORS

Baker McKenzie
Caplin Drysdale
Charles-River-Associates
Fenwick
Caplin Drysdale
Mayer-brown-tauil-chequer
Vertex
withum
White & Case

CONTACT US

Programme


Email Lucy Huckle
+44 (0)20 7779 8577

Sponsorship


Email Jamil Ahad
+44 (0)20 7779 8767
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