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Upcoming Events

Live & Virtual Conferences, Peer Exchanges and Webinars

New Director Workshop

November 18, 2020 | New York, NY | VIRTUAL

This focused, half-day workshop will bring new directors quickly up-to-speed in the boardroom and help participants provide value to their boards while staying current amid corporate governance developments.

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Board Committee Peer Exchange

November 18, 2020 | New York, NY | VIRTUAL

The Board Committee Peer Exchange provides an exclusive opportunity for board committee chairs, lead directors, board chairs and general counsel to share insights and solutions in an intimate, off-the-record setting to ensure a forum for candid, in-depth discussions.

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16th Annual Boardroom Summit

November 19-20, 2020 | New York, NY | VIRTUAL

The Boardroom Summit will provide an unparalleled opportunity to share ideas and exchange solutions to today’s greatest board leadership and governance challenges.

Through a mix of energizing keynotes and panels, interactive breakouts and roll-up-your-sleeves committee workshops, participants will gain actionable best practices and guidance to make an immediate impact in their boardrooms.

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Ask the Expert Session: ESG

December 9, 2020 | 1:00 – 2:30 pm ET

Invitation-only event for Network and Council Members

An intimate Q&A session with experts to help members think through how their boards can identify and benchmark ESG risks and opportunities.

Featured Experts:

  • Neil Stewart, Director of Corporate Outreach, SASB
  • Nikita Singhal, Co-Head of Sustainable Investment & ESG, Lazard Asset Management

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Disruptive Tech Virtual Summit

February 2-3, 2021 | VIRTUAL

The 3rd annual Disruptive Tech Summit is the single most efficient way for board members and C-suite executives to explore the real-world business applications and new business opportunities resulting from today’s rapid technological change.

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Board Risk Forum

April 7-8, 2021 | VIRTUAL

This 2-part virtual event will help boards redefine risks for strategic advantage. Day 1 will specifically tackle cybersecurity-related risks and Day 2 will look at the broader range of emerging business risks facing companies today. The online forum will help public company directors develop a stronger, proactive approach to their risk oversight responsibilities.

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ESG Board Forum

June 2021 | VIRTUAL

With ESG positioned as a focal point for investors, directors are left grappling with how to define, measure and communicate their company's ESG oversight efforts. This one-day forum will help directors develop a stronger, proactive shareholder engagement strategy that will positively influence how investors evaluate your board's performance.

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Compensation Committee Summit

June 2021 | VIRTUAL

This one-day interactive event will provide an invaluable opportunity to share compensation challenges and solutions with other directors and glean unbiased advice from respected and experienced advisers on navigating the complex balance between executives' and investors' expectations for pay.

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2020 Webinars

What Directors Think: Navigating 2020's Biggest Issues for Public Company Boards

February 20, 2020 | Recorded

In this webinar, speakers discuss the key findings of our annual What Directors Think research report.

Webinar highlights:
  • Assess different potential economic, political and regulatory scenarios, and how to adjust short- and long-term growth strategies to weather them
  • Explore shareholders’ and regulators’ increased focus on ESG, and how boards are evolving their ESG-related oversight and disclosures
  • Identify shareholder activists’ key focus areas for 2020, and how boards can prepare for new activist trends

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V, W, U or L? A Blunt Assessment of the Economy in 2020-2021

April 23, 2020 | Recorded

The outbreak of the novel coronavirus COVID-19 is hitting the global economy like a hurricane. As the storm bears down, business leaders need answers: How bad will it get? When can we expect a rebound? What should we be watching for?

Join James McCann, senior global economist with Aberdeen Standard Investments, for an in-depth assessment of the situation and its long-term impacts. 

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Profitable Reemergence From The Crisis: Creditors, Debt, Restructuring and Capital Triage

May 14, 2020 | Recorded

Armed with the right techniques, tactics and strategies, executives and boards can help their firms reemerge profitably post-crisis—but you need to know what’s possible. This webinar aims to help executives and their board teams navigate the current environment, and assess answers to important operational and legal considerations to insure their survival.

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How Can Board Members Add Value to a Company’s Digital Journey?

June 23, 2020 | Recorded

Coming out of the pandemic crisis, the message is louder and clearer—the future is digital. As companies invest time and money into digital transformation, management and the board need to be aligned on strategy, tactics and ROI.

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