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May 2018

Webinar: First Steps—Engaging Men as Change Agents

May 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

It may seem like the engagement of men in gender initiatives is obvious and even that men would already be on board and involved, but the fact remains that barriers to men’s engagement still exist. Join this webinar to hear the 10 actions men can take to enhance their understanding of the barriers to gender inclusion in the workplace, and 10 actions women can take to engage men at work. Acting on any of these 10 behaviors—the ones that you…

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June 2018

Executive Compensation Summit

June 4 - June 6
Westin St. Francis,
35 Powell St
San Francisco , CA 94102 United States
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Equilar will host and bring together 400+ executive compensation and corporate governance professionals for the 9th annual three-day Executive Compensation Summit. The Summit is the largest conference dedicated to executive compensation, attracting the brightest visionaries in the field to explore the complex, interrelated issues around Say on Pay, pay for performance, shareholder outreach and executive pay regulations. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from and network with industry peers and experts.

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The Berkeley Corporate Board Workshop

June 4 - June 5
UC Berkeley-Haas campus,
2220 Piedmont Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94794 United States
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For Board Members who wish to become more effective directors, The Berkeley Corporate Board Workshop is a two-day program to help you think about your board role(s) in broader terms, and to generate lasting value for the shareholders you represent. Unlike the majority of board programs that focus on governance and compliance, The Berkeley Corporate Board Workshop provides a broader and (partly) case-based approach to challenge traditional thinking and expand your mindset through candid discourse among an elite cohort.

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24th Annual Stanford Directors’ College

June 24 - June 26
Stanford Law School,
559 Nathan Abbott Way
Stanford, CA 94305 United States
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Directors' College is the nation’s premier executive education program for directors and senior executives of publicly traded firms. At Directors’ College, you will engage with leading CEOs, directors, regulators, jurists, and scholars on a rigorous and balanced examination of a broad range of issues that confront modern boards, including: Fundamentals for Directors Board Evaluation and Refreshment The Board’s Role in Patent and IP Strategy Compensation Strategy Corporate Governance and Proxy Trends Corruption, the FCPA, and Globalization

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July 2018

Webinar: Conversation Ground Rules—Gender, Race, and Ethnicity in the Workplace

July 25 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Talking about our differences is difficult. Discussing how some aspects of your identity differ from other people’s—and ways you may experience privilege and disadvantage—can feel uncomfortable, accusatory, and potentially threatening. In the workplace, people often struggle with how or even whether to raise these issues. To effectively communicate across differences and build inclusive workplaces, openness and the ability to have difficult conversations are needed. Join us as we share insights from Catalyst’s tool, “Engaging in Conversations About Gender, Race, and…

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August 2018

Women’s Leadership Institute

August 14
UCLA Anderson School of Management,
110 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90077 United States
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Your organization's need to find fresh perspectives to drive sustainable growth may have cracked the glass ceiling, but it hasn't shattered it yet. How can you push your candidacy to join the senior executive ranks while remaining authentic to your personal leadership style? UCLA's Women's Leadership Institute delivers the strategies and frameworks to place you firmly on your organization’s leadership map.

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September 2018

Directors’ Consortium

September 25 - September 28
Gleacher Center,
450 N Cityfront Plaza Dr.
Chicago, IL 60611 United States
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The Directors' Consortium offers even experienced directors the benefit of a research-based, comprehensive approach to the complex decisions that board members must make. Taught by faculty from accounting, finance, law, public policy, and strategic management, this program will help you build a 'best practices' framework for thinking about and making informed board decisions.

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October 2018

Women’s Leadership Institute

October 15 - October 18
UCLA Anderson School of Management,
110 Westwood Plaza
Los Angeles, CA 90077 United States
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Your organization's need to find fresh perspectives to drive sustainable growth may have cracked the glass ceiling, but it hasn't shattered it yet. How can you push your candidacy to join the senior executive ranks while remaining authentic to your personal leadership style? UCLA's Women's Leadership Institute delivers the strategies and frameworks to place you firmly on your organization’s leadership map.

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Save the Date: Board Leadership Forum

October 17

Equilar and Nasdaq are excited to offer a half-day program to help public company board members, general counsel and corporate secretaries drive success in their organizations. Investors’ emphasis on board transparency, accountability and independence is intensifying, and as a result today’s boards face a seemingly never-ending set of risks, governance decisions and strategic initiatives. The goal of the Board Leadership Forum is to empower participants to build higher performing boards through improved processes, strengthened director evaluations and recruitment efforts, and…

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November 2018

Corporate Governance: Effectiveness and Accountability in the Boardroom

November 4 - November 7
Northwestern University: Evanston Campus,
633 Clark Street
Evanston, IL 60208 United States
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Guided by top Kellogg faculty in collaboration with recognized corporate governance experts you will: Deepen your understanding of your responsibilities as a board member Develop the essential skills and strategic insight to serve effectively Orient yourself to the shareholders’ perspective Gain an understanding of the interests of multiple constituencies Learn how to move the board beyond ensuring compliance to identifying opportunities for long-term value creation

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Audit

Key Updates on Audit Committee Transparency and Investor Confidence

Should Audit Committees Have More Than One Financial Expert?

Audit Committee Chair Succession: An Expert’s Guide

What is the Audit Committee’s Role in Deterring Fraud?

SEC Seeks Comments on Audit Committee Disclosure

The Audit Committee’s Role in Investigations

CAQ Insights: Audit Committee Financial Expert

CAQ Reports on Confidence of ‘Main Street’ & Millennial Investors

Activist Investing Trends and Impact on the M&A Market

Board Composition

Driving Results: How to Improve the Board Evaluation Process

How Should Boards Interpret The BlackRock CEO Letter?

How to Structure Your Board Refreshment Strategy

Preparing For Board Service: One Woman’s Story

Research Reveals Weaknesses in Board Evaluations & Composition

How To Approach The Board Composition Challenge

Board Leadership

Ram Charan: “What Makes Great Boards Great”

A Next Gen Perspective to Guiding Change in Today’s Boardrooms

When Board Leadership Should Step Up and Lead

Will “Tone at the Bottom” Impact Your Shareholder Value?

The Dynamic Roles of Today’s Board Chairman

Board Leadership Lessons from a Long-Time CEO

Three Skill Sets Critical to Today’s Board Committee Chairs

Why Lead Directors Must Establish a Culture of Transparency

Roadmap to Success: Tips from a CEO Search Committee Chair

Compensation

Preparing for the New CEO Pay Ratio Disclosure

Virtual-Only Shareholder Meetings: The Good, Bad & Ugly

Five “Must Know” Aspects of the Compensation Committee Process

Compensation Committee Best Practices: Pay Increases & Goal-Setting

How Boards Can Better Communicate Executive Compensation to Investors

Board Legal Issues: Activist Investors, Compensation & Cyber Risk

A Roadmap to Compensation Chair Succession & Transition

Why Today’s Compensation Committees Must Have Thick Skin

The Challenges of Overseeing Executive & Board Compensation

Governance of Compensation: Going Beyond the Numbers

Current Trends in Board Member Compensation

3 Issues That Should be on the Compensation Committee Agenda

Capital Allocation: Repurchase Shares or Pay Dividends?

Director Pay Trends: How the Landscape Is Changing

Best Practices for Restructuring Your Incentive Pay Plan

Trends in Shareholder Proposals: What Matters Most to Investors?

How Boards Can Effectively Oversee Enterprise Risk Management

Are Board Disclosures a Good Solution for Investors?

Highlights: Investors Board Performance Review

Board Performance Review (Part 4) Tackles Challenging Boardroom Issues

Investors Board Performance Review (Part 3)

Investors Board Performance Review (Part 2)

Investors Board Performance Review (Part 1)

Fraud Investigations & the SEC: What to Do and What to Know

Should Boards Reconsider the Benefits of Stock Options?

Is Your Company Prepared for the New Revenue Recognition Standard?

How Boards Can Avoid a Disruptive Shareholder Activist

Challenges of the GC & Corporate Secretary: Recognizing Red Flags

Why Board Evaluations Must Be a Primary Focus in 2017

A Look Back at 2016’s Impactful Episodes & Insights

What Boards Can Expect From the Trump Administration

The Top 10 Episodes of 2016

Should Corporate Boards Operate More Like Private Equity?

What Boards Should Have Learned In 2016

Is Your Proxy an Effective Board Communication Tool?

PwC’s 2016 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

Important Tips for Getting Board Succession Right

Boards Should Be Asking About Third-Party Risk

Three Steps Boards Should Take to Monitor Sustainability

How the DOJ Yates Memo Impacts Board Member Liability

Questions the Board Should Be Asking About Non-GAAP Measures

What is the Board’s Role in Overseeing Talent Development?

Cybersecurity & Technology

Reshaping Board Oversight in an Era of Technology & Disruption

Cybermetrics: What Board Members Need to Know

How Digitally Savvy Directors Are Impacting Corporate Strategy

ISS Discusses the Board’s Role in Cyber Risk

Chief Security Officers Guide Board Members Through Cyber Threats

The FBI Outlines Cyber Threats Challenging Corporate Boards

The Board’s 6 Steps To An Effective IT Oversight Framework

Is Artificial Intelligence on Your Board’s Agenda?

The Risk Oversight Challenge: Who Should Own Cyber Risk? (Part 1)

Board Portals: What’s Next as Boards Go Digital?

Diversity

2017 Women On Boards – Call to Action

Selecting Your Next Qualified Diverse Board Candidate

Why Boards Will Be More Diverse in the Future

Women in the Boardroom Matchmaking Program

Discussion | Where are the Women? Strategies for Increasing Board Diversity

How Your Board Can Influence Risk Related to Company Culture

Next Gen Board Leaders: A New Community & Platform for Young Directors

Nominating/Governance

Board Governance for the Future: Refocus and Renewal

The Dos & Don’ts of Proxy Contests: Lessons from an Activist

Board Governance in a Time of Disruption 

Sheila Hooda on Board Culture

Sheila Hooda On The Board’s Role in The Oversight of Risk and Strategy

Is Your Board Prepared for the Rise in ESG Activism?

Former SEC Commissioner Evaluates the Board Governance Landscape

Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles: What Happens Now?

CEO Succession Planning: The Good, the Bad and the Ugly

Corporate Spinoffs and Splits

Guidance for Documenting Board & Committee Minutes

Just What is the Corporate Director’s Job? A Proxy Advisor Perspective

The IRRCi Shares Investor Views on Refreshment, Strategy & More

The Rise of New Board Committees & the Role of Committee Chairs

Building a Better Board

Eric Pillmore, former SVP of corporate governance at Tyco, on rebuilding trust after crisis

Daryl Brewster, former Krispy Kreme CEO, on saving an iconic brand

Daryl Brewster, CEO of CECP, on purpose-driven organizations

Keith Wandell, former CEO of Harley-Davidson, on value-focused leadership

Board Role and Journey

Special Holiday Show: What Boards Should Have Learned In 2015

How Lead Directors Can Impact Board Effectiveness

Vanguard Shares Views On Boards & Engagement

What Worries Corporate Secretaries About Board Performance

How CEOs Manage Board Relationships & Critical Projects

The Future of Board Recruitment

Do Certain Companies Need A Security Committee?

Challenges Of Being The Lead Director

The FBI Visits Inside America’s Boardrooms — Part 3

The FBI Visits Inside America’s Boardrooms — Part 2

The FBI Visits Inside America’s Boardrooms Part 1

Inside America’s Boardrooms

Creating An Effective CEO Succession Process

Key Steps to Building an Effective Board

New Year’s Show: 6 Challenges Boards Should Expect in 2016

Sarbanes-Oxley: The Impact 15 Years Later

The Board’s Role Before, During & After an Acquisition

Bloomberg News Describes What It’s Like to Cover Today’s Boardrooms

The Pros, Cons, and Controversies of Poison Pills

Two Skill Sets That All Effective Boards Possess

How Boards Are Reshaping Shareholder Engagement

Key Insights into the 2016 Proxy Season

When Should Boards Form A Special Committee?

Keys to Maximizing Your Shareholder Relations Team

Have Shareholder Rights Gone Too Far?

How Innovative Boards Use Proxy Statements to Engage

How to Structure and Value Board Education

Three Areas Where Boards Can Improve Performance

Are Today’s Corporate Directors More Personally Liable?

Annual Survey Highlights Board Composition & Shareholder Activism

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