17th Annual Boardroom Summit

BOARD COMMITTEE PEER EXCHANGE

Thursday, September 23, 2021

Participants will be divided into small groups based on their board position and company annual sales, with each group limited to 12 participants. Agendas are developed based on direct input from participants. These off-the-record sessions allow for candid, in-depth discussion of critical board issues, challenges, and solutions. Peer Exchanges are available for the following:

  • Audit Committee
  • Compensation Committee
  • Nominating/Governance Committee
  • Lead Directors and Chairmen of the Board
  • General Counsel

SCHEDULE

Thursday, September 23

9:45 am – 1:00 pm ET

Peer Exchange Sessions 
(All sessions will run simultaneously. Discussion outlines for each group will be developed based on direct input from confirmed participants.) 
 
(1) Audit Committee
(2) Compensation Committee
(3) Nominating/Governance Committee
(4) Lead Directors and Chairmen of the Board 
(5) General Counsel

11:45 am – 1:00 pm ET

1:00 – 1:10 pm ET

Working Lunch with respective peer groups

Boardroom Summit Kick-Off
 

PEER EXCHANGE DISCUSSION TOPICS

Prior to the event, Corporate Board Member will solicit input from confirmed participants to develop the most relevant discussion outline for each session. Past Peer Exchange Discussion Topics Included:

Audit Committee Chairs

  • Reassessing the audit committee’s role in risk oversight
  • New developments in cyber governance
  • Oversight of internal and external auditors

Compensation Committee Chairs

  • Performance-based compensation strategies and metrics
  • CEO Pay – benchmarking peer groups, committee discretion in rewards
  • Comp committees’ expanded oversight into talent development

Nominating/Governance Committee Chairs

  • Board evaluations and processes for director feedback
  • Identifying skill gaps and expanding the pool for director recruitment efforts
  • Onboarding new directors

Lead Directors and Chairmen of the Board

  • CEO succession planning
  • Board’s role in culture oversight
  • Board structure and effectiveness

General Counsel and Corporate Secretaries

  • Role of the GC in board member onboarding and evaluations
  • Dealing with activists and regulators
  • Data protection and cybersecurity training