9:00AM - 10:00AM: Fiduciary Duties: Insight into latest Legal Cases; Director Risk.
10:00AM - 10:15AM: Break
10:15AM - 11:15AM: Looking through the Financial Lens at Hot Topics/ Challenges
11:15AM - 11:45AM: Crisis Management and the Role of the Board
11:45AM - 12:15PM: Lessons Learned: – Best Practices of a Good Board Member
12:15PM - 1:00PM: Lunch and Networking
1:00PM - 1:45PM: 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, boards role in innovation.
1:45PM - 2:30PM: Shareholder Relations: Shareholder Activism, ISS/Glass Lewis; interfacing with activist vs. passive shareholders. The effect of social media on shareholder relations.
2:30PM - 2:45PM: Break
2:45PM - 3:15PM: Board Refreshment
3:15PM - 4:15PM: Enterprise Risk Management
4:45PM - 5:30PM: Director Compensation: Latest compensation trends for Boards of Directors and the effect compensation has on the public's perception of the company.
5:30PM - 6:30PM: Closing Remarks and Networking Reception