Upcoming Events


Strategy in a digital world- Is your organization an UBER or is it being UBERIZED?

28/02/2018 7:30:00 AM | Ottawa
With so many rapid advances in software, hardware and our willingness to engage, we will discuss how to steer through 'uberization,' and why it may be the best time for innovators and the most difficult for incumbents. Education of the extent of digital disruption is underway in every industry. How do you create a culture of innovation? What is the role/experience of board directors facing this, and how should they step up and fulfil the steward/oversight role effectively?

Inclusion and Diversity in the Workplace

01/03/2018 7:00:00 AM | Edmonton
What does #MeToo mean to your organization?

Cyber security- Practical ways to provide oversight and mitigate risk

01/03/2018 7:15:00 AM | Kelowna
Taking all reasonable precautions to prevent and defend against this risk is critical, but equally important is being prepared to deal with the aftermath of a successful attack. Our panellists will share their experiences and insights and provide practical advice on addressing these issues.

Capital Projects, Board Overview

13/03/2018 7:15:00 AM | Victoria
We all know that boards should be noses in and fingers out. However, large capital projects often go off the rails, costing multiples of their budget, upsetting clients, and damaging the organization's reputation, including that of management and sometimes even the board. The question is not how best to mop up a disaster, but how to avoid it through appropriate board oversight. 

Market, Economic and Business Disruption – Regaining Competitiveness

14/03/2018 7:00:00 AM | Calgary
This session outlines global trends in energy demand, supply and technology, and considers potential scenarios and their implications for future plans and strategies. While the panel’s focus is on the energy industry and relevance for oil, natural gas, liquids, solar/wind power generation and chemicals competing to satisfy growing future demand, the broader strategy issues apply to all sectors and industries.

The Board’s Role in Crisis Management

15/03/2018 7:15:00 AM | Vancouver
Crises come in many shapes, and can build over time or appear in an instant.  An issue that is challenging for one organization can be disastrous for another, and the difference depends on how well the organization responds. Our panel brings board experiences from some of Canada’s largest public companies, privately owned companies, universities and not-for-profits to this topic.

Optimizing value from your auditors - inside and outside the audit

21/03/2018 7:15:00 AM | Toronto
Audit is no longer just a ‘compliance’ exercise. It increasingly provides a window into the inner workings of a company/Is the board making the most of the view?

Bricks/Mortar to Bytes/Mind - The Changing Shape of Governance

21/03/2018 12:00:00 PM | Winnipeg
Join us on Wednesday, March 21 for a panel discussion with Wade Barnes and Josh Simair, two Next Gen entrepreneurs, as we explore the changing shape of governance for knowledge companies.

NFP Chair Peer Group Forum Introductory Session

10/04/2018 3:30:10 PM | Mississauga
The NFP Chair Peer Group Program provides a collaborative forum for NFP leaders to share ideas and discuss experiences on the challenges they face. This forum is only open to Chairs, Vice Chairs and Past Chairs of boards within the not-for-profit community. ICD members and non-members who meet this criteria are welcome.

Performing a Successful CEO Search (Regina)

11/04/2018 11:30:00 AM | Regina


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