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March 2017

Modernizing compliance: Moving from value protection to value creation

March 30 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Increasingly, compliance effectiveness hinges on actively managing risks while balancing evolving governance structures, enhanced transparency requirements, real-time compliance monitoring, and integration of data, tools, and analytics. What levers can you pull to help create value while addressing areas of improvement, overlaps, and redundancies? Learn how an integrated approach can help compliance organizations move from foundational compliance to value creation.

April 2017

Directors’ Consortium

April 4 - April 7
Stanford Graduate School of Business Knight Management Center,
655 Knight Way
Stanford, CA 94305-7298 United States
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Big data, shareholder activism, social media, financial literacy, liability risk: The list of issues and responsibilities for board members is ever-increasing and ever-changing. Drawing on cutting-edge research, current governance issues, emerging topics, and practical knowledge, Directors’ Consortium goes beyond compliance to explore how directors can best represent shareholders and other stakeholders.

Board Leadership Forum: The Board’s Role in Driving Change

April 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:30 pm
The Four Seasons, Dallas at Las Colinas,
4150 N MacArthur Blvd
Irving, TX 75038 United States
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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 more effective shareholder engagement.

Compensation Committee Forum

April 19
New York, NY United States
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Equilar will provide a one-day interactive forum that will arm boards and senior HR executives with valuable insights to make the best pay decisions that will drive their long-term strategy to increase shareholder value.

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RTC-NACD Directors’ College

April 21 @ 7:45 am - 3:30 pm
Sheraton Imperial, RTP,
4700 Emperor Blvd
Durham, NC 27703 United States
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Whether you are a new or experienced Director in a public, private or non-profit company, this is a great opportunity to expand your domain knowledge and effectiveness.

Become a Guiding Force on Your Board

April 25 - April 27
Los Angeles, CA United States
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Gain what you need to guide and support your executive leadership team around the crucial issues of strategy, structure and succession. UCLA Anderson offers 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…

May 2017

Director Professionalism

May 8 - May 10
Four Season Scottsdale,
10600 East Crescent Moon Drive
Scottsdale, AZ 85262 United States
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This in-depth course provides a robust foundation in the essential fundamentals and leading practices all directors need to confidently sit at today's boardroom table. All course participants gain practical knowledge from real-world insights on boardroom effectiveness and emerging issues; the role and function of key committees; and the unique governance challenges facing small-cap, mid-cap, and nonprofit companies.

The Private Company Governance Summit 2017

May 10 - May 12
Swissotel Chicago,
323 E Upper Wacker Dr
Chicago, IL 60601 United States
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Reserve your seat at the governance conference for directors, owners, and advisors of family-owned, closely-held and private-equity owned businesses of all sizes.

June 2017

FT-ODX (Outstanding Directors Exchange)

June 8
Four Seasons Silicon Valley,
2050 University Ave.
Palo Alto, CA 94303 United States
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Financial Times: FT-ODX (Outstanding Directors Exchange): June 8, 2017: Palo Alto. ODX® continues to be the gold standard for director education. Completely off-the-record, our annual Palo Alto meeting is limited to sitting public company directors who will gather to discuss critical boardroom concerns.

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Executive Compensation Summit

June 12 - June 14
Chicago, IL United States
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This summit is the largest conference dedicated to executive compensation, attracting the brightest visionaries in the field to explore the complex, interrelated issues around pay for performance, shareholder outreach, and executive pay. Don’t miss this opportunity to learn from and network with industry experts.

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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

Highlights: Investors Board Performance Review

The Top 10 Episodes of 2016

Should Corporate Boards Operate More Like Private Equity?

What Boards Should Have Learned In 2016

The Art & Science of Board Composition

Roadmap to Success: Tips from a CEO Search Committee Chair

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Board Leadership Lessons from a Long-Time CEO

Three Skill Sets Critical to Today’s Board Committee Chairs

Selecting Your Next Qualified Diverse Board Candidate

PwC’s 2016 Annual Corporate Directors Survey

Former SEC Commissioner Evaluates the Board Governance Landscape

Commonsense Corporate Governance Principles: What Happens Now?

Important Tips for Getting Board Succession Right

Why Lead Directors Must Establish a Culture of Transparency

Boards Should Be Asking About Third-Party Risk

Board Legal Issues: Activist Investors, Compensation & Cyber Risk

A Roadmap to Compensation Chair Succession & Transition

Should Audit Committees Have More Than One Financial Expert?

Board Legal Issues: Activist Investors, Compensation & Cyber Risk

Three Steps Boards Should Take to Monitor Sustainability

How the DOJ Yates Memo Impacts Board Member Liability

Trends in Shareholder Proposals: What Matters Most to Investors?

How Boards Can Effectively Oversee Enterprise Risk Management

Questions the Board Should Be Asking About Non-GAAP Measures

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

Investors Board Performance Review (Part 2)

Are Board Disclosures a Good Solution for Investors?

Board Legal Issues: Activist Investors, Compensation & Cyber Risk

How To Approach The Board Composition Challenge

Two Skill Sets That All Effective Boards Possess

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How Digitally Savvy Directors Are Impacting Corporate Strategy

How Boards Are Reshaping Shareholder Engagement

Should Audit Committees Have More Than One Financial Expert?

Why Today’s Compensation Committees Must Have Thick Skin

Capital Allocation: Repurchase Shares or Pay Dividends?

Why Boards Will Be More Diverse in the Future

Audit Committee Chair Succession: An Expert’s Guide

3 Issues That Should be on the Compensation Committee Agenda

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

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

How to Structure and Value Board Education

Three Areas Where Boards Can Improve Performance

Are Today’s Corporate Directors More Personally Liable?

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

Annual Survey Highlights Board Composition & Shareholder Activism

Creating An Effective CEO Succession Process

Key Steps to Building an Effective Board

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

Special Holiday Show: What Boards Should Have Learned In 2015

Chief Security Officers Guide Board Members Through Cyber Threats

The FBI Outlines Cyber Threats Challenging Corporate Boards

How Lead Directors Can Impact Board Effectiveness

The Challenges of Overseeing Executive & Board Compensation

Cybermetrics: What Board Members Need to Know

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?

ISS Discusses the Board’s Role in Cyber Risk

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

Challenges Of Being The Lead Director

Current Trends in Board Member Compensation

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The FBI Visits Inside America’s Boardrooms – Part 1 – Boardroom Resources, LLC

SEC Seeks Comments on Audit Committee Disclosure – Boardroom Resources, LLC

The Audit Committee’s Role in Investigations – Boardroom Resources, LLC

Inside America’s Boardrooms

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

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Building a Better Board

Stanford's Rock Center for Corporate Governance

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

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

Governance of Compensation: Going Beyond the Numbers

Corporate Spinoffs and Splits

Activist Investing Trends and Impact on the M&A Market

Center for Audit Quality

CAQ Insights: Audit Committee Financial Expert


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

Athena Alliance

Board Role and Journey


Director Pay Trends: How the Landscape Is Changing

Women in the Boardroom

Women in the Boardroom Matchmaking Program 


Advancing the understanding and practice of corporate governance

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