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

Understanding Indigenous Governance

24/09/2018 3:00:00 PM | Edmonton
In part one of a two part series, we will explore how governance in context to Indigenous Peoples, has changed and how it has remained the same. Understanding historical and modern governance in Indigenous organizations provides opportunities to better engage with Indigenous partners to learn from their experiences and perspectives, and to consider these teachings in the boardroom.

Mac Van Wielingen: “Views on Governance in a Transformative Time”

25/09/2018 4:30:00 PM | Calgary
Mac Van Wielingen will explore the role of board leadership and governance in a time of accelerating change. Mr. Van Wielingen calls for a deep reassessment of the role of the board and a re-conceptualization of corporate governance, with profound implications for the integrity and effectiveness of capital allocation and the management of risk in financial markets.

How To Get On Boards

26/09/2018 7:15:00 AM | Vancouver
The need for qualified directors has never been higher. The pool of talent has never been larger. Why, then, can it be so difficult for new directors to get on a corporate board? Come hear from our four directors, to learn how they got on their first boards.

The Intersection of Board, Strategy, and Social Purpose

28/09/2018 7:15:00 AM | Toronto
Please join us in a unique fireside chat with Michael H. McCain, President and CEO of Maple Leaf Foods, moderated by Craig Kielburger, MetoWe Founder, to learn from leading organizations how the intersection of board, strategy and social purpose has impacted their business and communities.

Private Sector Leadership to Achieve Public Priorities: A Director Lens on Using a “Shared Value” Approach

02/10/2018 11:30:00 AM | Dartmouth
Participants will leave the session with a basic understanding of the shared value approach and its implications for directors and officers, together with new ideas for partnering with other organizations and sectors to achieve public priorities.

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