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November 2018

Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom

November 29 @ 8:15 am - 7:00 pm
Chicago, IL United States

The 4th annual Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom returns to Chicago next month. This program provides thought leadership and discussion with institutional shareholders, public company executives, diversity and search firm executives, practice experts, researchers, and academics on how high performing, gender-diverse companies create value in the c-suite and boardroom. Capital markets will be able to provide insight on the best practices of gender parity efforts on the road to gender diversity. It will focus on the tactics designed to improve…

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December 2018

Advanced Director Professionalism®

December 3 - December 4
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples,
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, FL 34108-2300 United States
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NACD’s highly interactive Advanced Director Professionalism® foundation course will convene experienced directors looking to position themselves as lead directors, board and/or committee chairs on the Sunshine State’s west coast. Through panel discussions, committee chair/lead director training, workshops, and case studies with seasoned board leaders, you’ll benefit from real-world and real-time insights to help you navigate critical board leadership challenges, build a high performance board, and effectively lead your board and committees. Small-group peer exchanges will simultaneously deepen and showcase your…

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Master Class

December 6 - December 7
The Ritz-Carlton, Naples,
280 Vanderbilt Beach Road
Naples, FL 34108-2300 United States
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NACD’s advanced Master Class foundation course will convene highly experienced lead directors, board chairs, and committee chairs on the Sunshine State’s west coast. You’ll benefit from candid, peer-to-peer discussion, exclusive fireside chats with prominent CEOs, interactive simulations, and thought-provoking analysis of rapidly emerging disruptions affecting business strategy and long-term value creation. Timely topics and the participation of renowned board leaders with deep and varied experience will offer an unparalleled forum—and the opportunity to gain practical insights and create “next practices”…

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Scaling Ventures: Developing the Playbook for Profitable Growth

December 9 - December 13
Wharton | San Francisco,
2 Harrison St
San Francisco, CA 94105 United States
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Growing a business can be a complex challenge that touches every area of the firm, presenting obstacles that test even highly experienced leaders. Scaling Ventures: Developing the Playbook for Profitable Growth takes a holistic view of the process, incorporating strategy, finance, and leadership. These three pivotal elements, and how they work together to create a viable plan for growth, form the foundation of the program.

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Women’s Leadership Institute

December 11
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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January 2019

NACD CES® Experience

NACD invites directors to the first-and-only board-focused experience at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES®)—the world’s largest and most influential technology show. This exclusive opportunity, available only through NACD, is all-inclusive to provide everything you'll need to enjoy the show: Official CES credentials with access to the show floor and select CES programming January 8–10, 2019 NACD's director-curated agenda (January 8–10) synthesizing the pivotal aspects of the show from a board lens Private, expert-led tour of the CES exhibits most relevant…

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WomenCorporateDirectors Private and Family Company Director Summit 2019

January 9, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 8:25 pm
The Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes,
4012 Central Florida Parkway
Orlando, FL 32837 United States
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The WomenCorporateDirectors Foundation (WCD) and KPMG LLP invite you to attend a special summit for private and family company directors and executives on January 9, 2019, from 12:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. at the Ritz Carlton Grande Lakes Resort in Orlando, FL. About the Summit Private and family companies have unique business models that are becoming increasingly complex. In order to take advantage of new opportunities and leverage cutting edge technologies, companies will require nimble leadership to foster growth. During the course…

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February 2019

Boards That Lead: Corporate Governance That Builds Value

Chief executives today face a number of challenges in the boardroom, among them: increased regulation, pressure from activist shareholders, and corporate governance reforms. Boards That Lead: Corporate Governance That Builds Value is a corporate governance program that provides practical steps that directors and executives of publicly traded companies can take to make their corporate performance most effective through collaborative leadership.

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March 2019

Directors’ Consortium

March 26, 2019 - March 29, 2019
Stanford Graduate School of Business Knight Management Center,
655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305-7298 United States
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The Directors’ Consortium offers corporate board members the benefit of a research-based, comprehensive approach to the complex decisions they must make. In light of regulatory changes and reduced public confidence, becoming an educated board director is a necessity, not an option. Now more than ever, directors need to understand their fiduciary, legal, and ethical oversight responsibilities—the bar has been raised for all directors. Boards must focus on performance, not conformance. The result of an unparalleled academic partnership, this program combines…

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May 2019

Corporate Governance

May 14, 2019 - May 16, 2019

Gain what you need to guide and support your executive leadership team around the crucial issues of strategy, structure and succession. We offer a powerful combination of foundational topics and advanced insight on the most timely and pressing issues facing boards today, taught by world class UCLA Anderson faculty and distinguished speakers representing some of the nation’s most prestigious organizations. Whether a seasoned director or new to the responsibility, you will emerge from this three-day experience with greater powers to…

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Audit

Audit Committee Chair: Tips for Effective Audit Committees

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

How Boards Can Spot Early-Warning Signs of Distress

Quarterly Earnings Guidance: Is the Corporate Burden Worth the Benefit?

Trends in Compensation: Committee Chairs & Lead Directors

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

Tips for Evaluating Your Compensation Consultant

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

What Boards Should Know About Cryptocurrency & the Token Economy

Cybersecurity: Why Some Boards Are Forming Dedicated Committees

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

How Can Boards & C-Suites Increase Gender Diversity?

Fighting for gender-diverse boardrooms and C-suites

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

How Large Asset Managers Engage And Vote

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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Gender Equality in the C-Suite & Boardroom

November 29 @ 8:15 am - 7:00 pm

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