The Institute of Corporate Directors has 11 chapters across Canada. Each chapter hosts professional development and networking events for members to learn best practices from governance experts and share ideas with their peers.


Upcoming National Events

How to Construct Your Board

04/04/2017 7:15:00 AM | Vancouver
Changing and growing governance requirements are driving ever increasing scrutiny on the composition of the board. Skill matrices, term limits, retirement ages, director evaluations, board succession, continuing education and diversity are some of the important considerations that you, as an existing director, need to consider as you plan your approach to populating your board. And understanding these considerations is equally important to individuals looking to join a board, so you understand the value you offer.

Cybersecurity and Critical Privacy Issues: Board Directors, Are You Ready?

06/04/2017 7:30:00 AM | Toronto
The cyber-threat landscape is rapidly evolving. The role of the board needs to expand, specifically in its oversight of cybersecurity risk; just as it oversees any other critical strategic, operational, financial and compliance risks facing the organization. Recent breaches of privacy, such as the Ashley Madison hack, have been called “cyberterrorism”. Companies, not their users, are ultimately responsible for the security of their websites. So how do boards ensure they have the proper cybersecurity governance in place? 

It’s Time to Make Corporate Governance Canada’s Global Competitive Advantage

18/04/2017 12:00:00 PM | Ottawa
At a time of great upheaval among governments and corporations, Canada’s high standards of governance can act as a beacon in the flight to quality. But this will only happen if our leaders actively promote the idea that strong boards make strong organizations, make a strong country – and a stronger, safer world

Better Governance, Better Health Care

19/04/2017 12:00:00 PM | Winnipeg
Our health care sector is undergoing massive transformation.  Today’s health care facilities have become veritable substantial business enterprises with complex and challenging agendas for boards.  As a consequence, the need for better governance in health care has never been greater, and it is widely accepted that strong board governance is associated with higher quality patient care.

The Internal Audit Function - What Boards Should Know- Saskatoon

19/04/2017 12:00:00 PM | Saskatoon
 Join us for a discussion examining the role and function of the Internal Audit department and how the Board can work with them to gain insightful information into the corporation.

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