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Date: 29-31 January 2019
Location: The Westin Fort Lauderdale Beach Resort, Florida

Details: Essentials is the Society’s Signature Instructional Program on corporate governance and the responsibilities of the Corporate Secretary.

Date: 31st January 2019

Location: KPMG, One St. Peter’s Square, Manchester


Details: KPMG and Board Intelligence welcome you to this free half-day event covering everything from how to structure your board meetings so they focus on what matters, to strategies for writing shorter, sharper reports that stimulate more productive conversations in the boardroom. We’ll also look at the role a diverse and inclusive board can play in driving effective governance.

Date: 12-13 February 2019

Location: Beurs van Berlage, Damrak 243, 1012 ZJ Amsterdam, Netherlands


DetailsICGN is delighted to return to The Netherlands for our first event of 2019.  To be held in Amsterdam, the birthplace of shareholder activism, it will be hosted by Eumedion at the Beurs Van Berlage. 

The two-day conference features 10 plenaries and keynotes including: 

  • Awakening governance; The evolution of corporate governance in China 
  • Dialogue between shareholders and stakeholders: how and why?
  • The future of the AGM: physical, virtual or hybrid? 
  • Robots on the board: will artificial intelligence lead to more board effectiveness?
  • Future of the audit firm
  • Netherlands and shareholder rights: a race to the top, not the bottom 


Date: 27 Febuary 2019

Location: London


Details: Designed for individuals who are thinking about becoming a non-executive director, So You Want To Be A Non-Executive Director? workshop looks at the duties and liabilities of being a NED, effective boardroom behaviour and how to go about getting that all important first role, with advice on how to present your CV and tips on interview techniques.

Date: 1 March 2019

Location: Hallam Conference Centre, London


Details: There now exists a number of corporate governance codes that can be applied to almost any sector in the UK, many of which share common principles. One of these key principles is the role of the board in creating a positive ethical culture of trust and transparency within their organisations. In order to do this, boards must adhere to their organisation’s values and behave in a way that encourages integrity and sustainability.

Date: 4-5 March 2019

Location: International Convention Centre Sydney


Details: High-performing boards require resilience, forward thinking and an ability to absorb emerging learnings promptly. This year’s program will feature insights from influential governance leaders and public figures on how boards are facing critical challenges, and what directors are doing to drive integrity, resilience, inclusion and performance in their organisations

Date: April 29 - May 01

Location: San Francisco, CA


Details: The Ceres Conference 2019 will convene more than 600 influential investors, senior corporate executives, policy makers and capital market leaders to reaffirm the business case for sustainability and share best practices to empower leadership, build solutions, and drive change.

Date: 16 - 18 July

Location: Tokyo


Details: Over 600 influential governance professionals will convene in Tokyo to discuss progress towards Japan’s Revitalisation Strategy to enhance long term corporate value contributing to sustainable economies world-wide.

Date: 21 - 24 September

Location: Washington, DC


Details: The 2018 NACD Global Board Leaders’ Summit, the largest and most significant director forum in the world, attracted more than 1,600 attendees from across the globe, including 600 NACD Fellows. The Summit is where the greatest minds in governance convene to take on the most important issues facing today’s boardrooms and collectively discover the future of exemplary board leadership. Start planning your attendance to the 2019 summit..

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