Upcoming Events

Board Composition: Why Talent Matters on a Family Business Board

25/04/2017 7:45:00 AM | St. John's
Achieving an optimal composition of board members to oversee a firm’s executive management is always of paramount importance.  With the prevalence of Family controlled businesses in Atlantic Canada and elsewhere, what are additional considerations for such businesses in developing their best boards possible?  Rob will provide his personal insights on this, drawing upon his experience of his own Family's board, and other boards on which he has served. After a short expose on his thoughts, Rob looks forward to a lively question and answer session. Bring your questions!

Risky Business (Kitchener-Waterloo)

26/04/2017 7:15:00 AM | Kitchener-Waterloo
WHAT ARE the potential consequences of ineffective enterprise risk MANAGEMENTThe list of potential exposures can appear quite daunting. Of course Boards are very familiar with financial and operational risks and are generally very good in ensuring management has solid plans to mitigate potential events that could cripple a company.  But what about organizational risks; external risks; compliance risks; reputational risks? Where are the vulnerabilities? What are the interconnections? What are the exposures the Board needs to examine - which will have a material impact on asset values or threaten an enterprises viability?  

Risky Business (London)

27/04/2017 7:15:00 AM | London
WHAT ARE the potential consequences of ineffective enterprise risk MANAGEMENTThe list of potential exposures can appear quite daunting. Of course Boards are very familiar with financial and operational risks and are generally very good in ensuring management has solid plans to mitigate potential events that could cripple a company.  But what about organizational risks; external risks; compliance risks; reputational risks? Where are the vulnerabilities? What are the interconnections? What are the exposures the Board needs to examine - which will have a material impact on asset values or threaten an enterprises viability? 

Strategic Planning in a Changing World

27/04/2017 3:30:00 PM | Mississauga
The complexity of the environment facing Boards today continues to increase. Board strategic leadership requires collaboration with management while maintaining objectivity to develop an agile view of future opportunities and to manage the risks ahead. Our panelists will address the Board’s role in effectively contributing to strategic planning, without undermining management accountability.

Critical Collaboration – The Relationship between the Board and the CEO

02/05/2017 3:00:00 PM | Halifax
An effective working relationship between an organization’s Board and its CEO is arguably one of the most critical prerequisites for organizational success. Setting the stage for a strong relationship from the moment the CEO is hired, through to the ongoing pursuit of strategic goals, is inextricably linked to growth and success. In this session, our panelists will discuss elements of a great Board-CEO relationship. Further, they will share experiences, perspectives and stories in tackling issues and challenges as they have aspired to advance their respective organizations. We are fortunate to have four exceptional panelists and a moderator, all of whom have been on both sides of the fence on this important issue.

Networking Reception (Victoria)

02/05/2017 4:00:00 PM | Victoria
The BC Chapter Executive is pleased to invite you to our annual member appreciation reception.  The reception is to connect with members of our Board community and for us to acknowledge our appreciation for our members' support and that of our sponsors over the past year. Non ICD members are also welcome to attend.

The First 100 Days – What Do They Mean For Canadian Boardrooms?

03/05/2017 3:00:00 PM | Calgary
Canada and the United States have long enjoyed a unique bilateral relationship.  We have a partnership based on shared geography, similar values, many common interests and deep economic ties.  On May 3, 103 days will have passed since the inauguration of President Donald J. Trump.  His new administration has already started to shape American policy and global relationships, which will have a significant impact on Canada.

SAVE THE DATE - Governance After 5 - Networking Event (Kitchener)

16/05/2017 4:30:00 PM | Kitchener
Registration will open closer to the event date, and more event details coming soon. 

SAVE THE DATE - Crown Effectiveness

17/05/2017 7:30:00 AM | St. John's
Registration will open closer to the event date, and more event details coming soon. 

SAVE THE DATE - Luncheon Event

17/05/2017 12:00:00 PM | Winnipeg
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