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Fall BRI Schedule

3:00 PM - 5:30 PM ET

Fall BRI Virtual Kick-Off

Program Overview & Cohort Introductions

Corporate Boards 101: Ask the Expert on the Fundamentals
As part of BRI's introductory sessions, this discussion will focus on providing executives (LCDA board aspiring members) with an overview of fundamental "must know" about corporate board service on a public or large private board. They would also discuss and take questions from members on the trending topics in the horizon for participants to prepare to navigate.

Happy Hour Networking Breakouts

Via Zoom

2:00 PM - 7:00 PMFall BRI Registration
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Joint Fall BRI In-Person Kick-Off

BRI Coaching Circles with Experienced Directors
Executive Members breakout and join coaching circles to share updates on their board journey and receive feedback and insights to advance their next steps - all while connecting and building relationships with LCDA Director members.

Marriott Marquis
5:30 PM - 7:30 PMJoint Fall BRI Welcome ReceptionMarriott Marquis

7:00 AM - 6:00 PMFall BRI RegistrationMorgan Stanley
7:30 AM - 8:45 AMJoint Breakfast & Session: Fireside Chat with Kim CasianoMorgan Stanley
9:00 AM - 10:15 AMIntroductions and Practicing Your Value Proposition
LCDEF leadership will provide opening remarks, review core BRI Agenda, and ask participants to introduce themselves and practice presenting their value proposition (board pitch).
Morgan Stanley
10:30 AM - 12:00 PMBuilding Your Toolkit: Refining and Communicating Your Value Proposition with Peer Exercise
This session forms the basis for BRI curriculum series for new LCDA Executive Members. Participants will learn about the importance of developing a board profile (resume and bio) that communicates the value proposition they bring to a board. Developing their elevator pitch and refining it to tell their story is also key to making the case for why their value proposition is an asset to the boardroom.
Morgan Stanley
12:00 PM - 2:00 PMJoint Luncheon:
Journey to the Boardroom Playbook, Esther Aguilera, President & CEO
Fireside Chat with Hon. Gaddi Vasques
Morgan Stanley
2:15 PM - 3:15 PMTips 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.
Morgan Stanley
3:30 PM - 4:15 PMTrending Dynamics in the Boardroom
Featured panelists will lay out and discuss the new landscape of corporate governance and the increasing pressures from unprecedented challenges.
Morgan Stanley
4:30 PM - 5:30 PMJoint Session: Action by Institutional Investors to Advance Board and Workforce Governance
This session will include a panel of leading investors and pension funds.
Morgan Stanley
5:30 PM - 6:30 PMJoint Fall BRI MixerMorgan Stanley

8:00 AM - 9:00 AMFall Bri RegistrationMorgan Stanley
8:30 AM - 9:30 AMJoint BreakfastMorgan Stanley
9:45 AM - 10:30 AMJoint Session: 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?
Morgan Stanley
10:45 AM - 11:00 AMMock 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.
Morgan Stanley
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMGroup BreakoutsMorgan Stanley
12:00 PM - 12:30 PMGroup DebriefMorgan Stanley
12:30 PM - 2:00 PMJoint Closing Luncheon & Ceremonial Presentation of BRI Certificates of Completion
(Group Photo)
Morgan Stanley

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