Sanford C. Bernstein’s Strategic Decisions Conference Sets New Records
June 08, 2010
Sanford C. Bernstein held its 26th Annual Strategic Decisions Conference (SDC) at the Waldorf=Astoria Hotel in New York on June 2-4. Attendance and company participation reached new levels. More than 1,740 clients (up from 1,650 the previous year) attended the event, which featured presentations from 89 companies (up from 75 the previous year).
Speakers included the CEOs of many S&P 500 companies, such as Bank of America, Starbucks, Cisco, Merck, Disney, 3M and Boeing, in addition to presentations by Bernstein Analysts and SCB Chief Investment Strategist Adam Parker. Luncheon keynote presentations were by Mayor Michael Bloomberg, who spoke about the relationship between Wall Street and New York City, and NY Times best-selling author of The Checklist Manifesto and surgeon Dr. Atul Gawande, who gave a thought-provoking analysis of our current healthcare system, drawing from his experiences as a practicing physician.