NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

The Experienced Directors Boot Camp

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May 17, 2017
Boston, MA



This Boot Camp is designed for currently serving directors of public companies, or larger private companies, who want to hone and update their board leadership skills.  Each segment of the Agenda will be led by a public company director, or an industry expert. Attendance will be capped at 25 participants. You MUST be currently serving on a public, or large private company, board to attend this session.

7:30-8:00am:  Registration and continental breakfast     
8:00 - 9:00 am: Advanced Topics in Corporate Governance: Disruption (geopolitical, technological), Conflicts, Managing Crises.

9:00-10:00 am: Fiduciary Duties: Insight into latest Legal Cases; Discussion of Director Risk

10:00 -10:15 am: Break

10:15 – 10:45 am: D&O Insurance: Protection from Internal/external issues

10:45 – 11:45 am: Looking through the Financial Lens at Hot Topics/ Challenges facing all Directors

11:45 - 12:15 pm: Lessons Learned: – What Are the Best Practices of a Good Board Member?

12:15 – 1:00 pm:  Lunch and Networking

1:00 – 1:45 pm: Strategy and the Role of the Board: Conflicting views on the Board’s role in strategy. Factors that contribute to different approaches-size, maturation of the business, CEO/Board relationships.

1:45 - 2:30 pm: Shareholder Relations: World of Shareholder Activism, ISS/Glass Lewis; interfacing with activist vs. passive shareholders?  Effects of social media on shareholder relations.

2:30 – 2:45 pm: Break

2:45 – 4:30 pm: Hot Current Topics for All Directors: Board Refreshment; Enterprise Risk Management; Cyber Security

4:30 – 5:15 pm: Director Compensation: Latest compensation trends for Board Directors and how compensation impacts the public's perception of your company.

5:15 pm: Closing Remarks and Networking Reception: Meet the NACD-NE board of directors

Location and Time


Foley & Lardner
111 Huntington Avenue, Suite 2600
Boston, MA 02199

7:30 AM - 6:30 PM



8 NACD skill-specific credits

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Contact NACD New England Chapter 

phone: 781-461-2668