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April 2019

‘The Power of a TED Talk. Taking the Stage to Raise your Board Profile.’

April 25 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Baker Botts L.L.P.,
1001 Page Mill Road Building One, Suite 200
Palo Alto, CA 94304 United States
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Of the many ways to build your brand for Board service...from writing a book to presenting a keynote ... none may be as high-impact or as high-stakes as taking the stage to deliver a TED talk. Join us for a unique opportunity to learn directly from a Board Member who delivered one of the most successful TED talks of 2017 and one of Athena’s top Thought-Leadership experts who's prepared numerous TED and TEDx presenters to own the stage.

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Boardroom Basics

April 30 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
The Beverly Hills Hotel,
9641 Sunset Blvd
Beverly Hills, CA 90210 United States
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Please join us to hear from exceptional board members about how to transition from being an excellent Executive/Leader to being an excellent Board Member (they are not the same role).

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May 2019

Corporate Governance

May 14 - May 16

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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WCD’s Global Institute: Harnessing the Transformative Power of Technology

May 19 - May 22
Hewlett Packard Enterprise Headquarters,
Silicon Valley, CA United States
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WCD’s Global Institute, held annually, is attended by members from around the globe and features the Family Business Institute, two days of Institute programming, and networking dinners. Breakout sessions are also offered on various topics of interest. WCD also provides opportunities for our members to interview for live board opportunities around the world as a benefit of membership.

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Diversity & Inclusion in the Boardroom

May 23 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am
The Battery (Private Club),
717 Battery St. The Parlor
San Francisco, CA 94111 United States
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Please join 50+ Executives & Board Members for a morning of intellectually stimulating Speakers and Panelists as they discuss the topic of "Diversity & Inclusion in the Boardroom"

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June 2019

New Rules Summit: Women, Leadership and a Playbook for Change

June 12 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
The William Vale,
111 N 12th St
Brooklyn, NY 11249 United States
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Join the Summit for provocative discussions led by Pulitzer Prize-winning journalists at the forefront of the gender and equality conversation. The Summit will explore gender, power, and policy from every angle, gaining insight from compelling speakers—including top CEOs, policymakers, cultural icons, and more. The program will feature special working sessions where attendees can collaborate and propose specific actions that leaders can take to drive change in both the public and private sectors. These recommendations will be published in a special…

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10th Annual Equilar Compensation Summit

June 19 - June 21

Each year, Equilar gathers 400+ executive compensation and corporate governance professionals for a three-day, comprehensive Executive Compensation Summit. Join us in Nashville for the 10th annual Summit from June 19-21, 2019. The Equilar Summit is the largest conference dedicated to executive compensation, attracting senior-level HR and compensation leaders, institutional investors, and advisors from across the country to explore the complex and interrelated issues around Say on Pay, pay for performance, incentive planning, regulatory requirements, shareholder outreach, and other key executive…

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25th Annual Stanford Directors’ College

June 23 - June 25

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

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August 2019

Women’s Leadership Institute

August 13
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 2019

Board Leadership Forum

September 10
San Francisco, CA United States
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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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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

Elements of an Effective Onboarding Program

Tips for Recruiting and Onboarding New Directors

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

Across The Board-Episode 22, Sheila Hooda Looks Back Over 5 Years of Board Developments

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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Boardroom Basics

April 30 @ 7:30 am - 11:30 am

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