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Most Recent NACD Resources and Events
The Economic Outlook for the U.S. Economy
The U.S. economic outlook is healthy, but market reactions and some economic indicators have led to speculation about how long this strong economy will last. Board directors need to understand today's regional, national, and global economic conditions and how they affect their organizations. While w...
Event Start Date: March 05, 2019
Mastering Catastrophic Risk: Lessons from 100 Companies
What practice can boards and management apply to overcome their systemic decision biases and reduce the likelihood and the impacts of catastrophic risks? Hear this overview of what works based on research of 100 companies by Wharton Risk Management and Decision Processes Center.
Event Start Date: February 12, 2019
The Ethics of Board Diversity
There is increasing evidence that diversity in the boardroom is essential for the long-term financial success of both for-profit and nonprofit organizations. However, some organizations believe that board diversity is important for more than financial reasons - that board diversity is necessary for ...
Event Start Date: December 06, 2018
Critical Issues Facing Boards in Proxy Season
Inevitably the annual meeting season rolls around each year in March accompanied, also inevitably, by a number of hotly debated issues that often pit one of the firm's stakeholders against another placing board directors directly in the middle. Each January we convene a meeting of governance, legal,...
Event Start Date: January 15, 2019
Thought Leadership Event - Disruptive Innovation
You MUST be a currently serving Public Company Director to attend this event. Seating is limited.The need to innovate and respond to disruption are constant in business now. What role should Boards play in evaluating the company's ability to innovate? To respond to disruption? How does the Board ass...
Event Start Date: November 05, 2018
2018 NACD New England Director of the Year Awards
Each year, NACD New England Chapter recognizes independent directors of public, private, and non-profit boards who have made valuable contributions to the boards on which they serve, as well as entire boards that have significantly protected or enhanced stakeholder value.
Event Start Date: April 30, 2018
For Private Company Directors: What Happens After the Deal?
Private Equity can play a large role in growth strategies and exit planning for private companies. But what role does the private company's board - and specifically private directors - play before, during and after Private Equity gains control? Hear from Partners of leading Private Equity firms, Inv...
Event Start Date: October 23, 2018
Compensation Committees, CHROs - Creating a Culture of Innovation
Join us for a session looking at the role of the Compensation Committee working with CHROs to vet, reward and retain executive talent as a driver of business innovationThe session will focus on:Sourcing talent - identifying what companies needManagement development - Selecting and developing leaders...
Event Start Date: November 13, 2018
Lessons Learned in the Board Room
In its first ever director event in Maine, the New England Chapter of the National Association of Corporate Directors announces a panel discussion on 'Lessons Learned in the Board Room'. Bringing together some of the most seasoned directors across Maine and Northern New England.
Event Start Date: October 10, 2018
A Discussion of Blockchain
Expected to be as transformative as the internet was for communication, Blockchain will change the way businesses work globally. Why is knowing about BlockChain important for Board Directors?Directors need to understand and consider applications of the disruptive nature of blockchain technology, and...
Event Start Date: October 16, 2018