This daylong program is designed for directors who have experience serving on a public company board, or who have experience on a very large private for profit board.
7:30 AM - 8:00 AM: Registration and breakfast
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM: Advanced Topics in Corporate Governance: Disruption (geopolitical, technological), Culture, Human Capital (Harassment, Diversity, Retention, Skills); M&A.; Disclosure (transparency with stakeholders helping to build bridges) - Robert Lamm, Deloitte Global Governance
9:00 AM - 10:00 AM: Fiduciary Duties: Insight into latest Legal Cases; Director Risk - Beth Boland and Paul Broude, Partners, Foley Lardner
10:00 AM - 10:15 AM: Break
10:15 AM - 11:15 AM: Looking through the Financial Lens at Hot Topics/ Challenges: Ellen Richstone, Board Director
11:15 AM - noon: Digital Disruption: Adriana Karaboutis, Chief Information & Digital Officer, National Grid
Noon - 12:45 PM: Board Refreshment: The Trends and Challenges in 2019 to Board Succession Planning. George Davis- CEO & Founder of The Davis Partners Group.
12:45 PM - 1:15 PM: Lunch and Networking
1:15 PM – 2:00 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, boards role in innovation - Willow Shire, Board Director and Robert Lamm, Deloitte Global Governance
2:00 PM - 2:45 PM: Blockchain: What it is and why directors need to understand it - Arun Ghosh, KPMG
2:45 PM- 3:00 PM: Break
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM: Lessons Learned: Best Practices of a Good Board Member - Bob Goreand Charlie Cooney, Board Directors
4:00 PM - 4:45 PM: Crisis Management and the Role of the Board: Maureen Wolff, President and CEO, Sharon Merrill Associates
4:45 PM - 5:30 PM: Director Compensation: Latest compensation trends for Boards of Directors and the effect compensation has on the public's perception of the company - Ted Buyniski, Partner, Radford
5:30 PM - 6:30 PM: Closing Remarks and Networking Reception