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 – noon : Crisis Management and the Role of the Board-
Noon- - 12:45PM: Board Refreshment
12:45PM - 1:15PM: Lunch and Networking
1:15 PM – 2:00PM: 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.
2:00 PM - 2:45PM: Shareholder Relations: Shareholder Activism, ISS/Glass Lewis; interfacing with activist vs. passive shareholders. The effect of social media on shareholder relations.
2:45 PM- 3:00pm: Break
3:00 PM - 3:45PM: Lessons Learned: – Best Practices of a Good Board
3:45PM - 4:15PM: Digital Disruption
4:15pm- 4:45pm: Blockchain- what it is – and why directors need to understand it
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