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Featured Conversation: Trending Dynamics in the Boardroom
An overview of the new dynamics trending in the boardroom
An Increased Focus on Stakeholders: A New Director's Guide
New Directors face ever-changing pressures from different groups of stakeholders. Pressures from activist investors, diversity advocates, environmental activists, labor groups, and their workforce, make work in the boardroom unpredictable.
Welcome Remarks and Introductions
Introductions and Practice Your Value Proposition
Ask the Expert on the Fundamentals
As part of BRI‘s introductory sessions, this discussion will focus on providing executives with an overview of current corporate governance issues and some controversial and trending topics in the horizon for participants to prepare to navigate.
Journey to the Boardroom: A Director's Perspective
Building Your Toolkit: Refining and Communicating Your Value Proposition with Peer Exercise
Opportunities with New IPO and PE-backed Private Companies
Tips to Excel Along Your Board Interview Journey: Hear from Board Search Professionals
This panel consists of board search professionals sharing behind the scenes tips to help BRI executives successfully interview for board opportunities.
The State of Latinos on Boards: Prospects and Strategies for Executives
Call to action. Learn what you can do to help LCDA/LCDEF to move the needle on Latino Board representation.
Learning from the Activist Investor Playbook to Make You a Better Director
Corporate governance experts will explore navigating investor activism. What do directors need to do to avoid having their companies be the target of activist investors? And, if they are a target, how do they build a game plan that is in the best interest of the company and shareholders? How are boards successfully dealing with activist approaches, including proxy contests? How is the activism landscape changing and why is board diversity increasingly part of the discussion? How can learning from case studies and the activist playbook make you a better director? What advice do our experts have for board-aspiring executives?
Fireside Chat with David Solomon and Megan Hogan
A conversation on the importance of board diversity, highlighting Goldman Sachs‘ diversity initiatives.
Mock Board Meetings: A Case Study on the Activist Investor
Corporate governance experts and scholars will facilitate a case study with BRI executives and explore what having an activist investor in a boardroom looks like, what it means for the board and what directors should do about it.