NACD Board Leadership Conference NACD Chapter System

Director Exchange: For Experienced Public Company Directors

June 7, 2018
Boston, MA



This program is designed for those directors who currently serve on a public company board, or who have prior experience on a public company board.

7:30AM - 8:00AM: Registration and breakfast

8:00AM - 9:00AM: Advanced Topics in Corporate Governance: Disruption (geopolitical, technological), Harassment, M&A.

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


Location and Time


Offices of EY
200 Clarendon Street
Boston, MA 02116

7:30AM - 6:30PM



Question about this Event?


NACD New England Chapter
phone: 781-461-2668