Fall BRINext SCHEDULE
|2:00 PM - 7:00 PM||Fall BRI Registration|
|3:00 PM - 4:30 PM|
Joint Fall BRI In-Person Kick-Off
BRI Coaching Circles with Experienced Directors
|5:30 PM - 7:30 PM||Joint Fall BRI Welcome Reception||Marriott Marquis|
|7:00 AM - 6:00 PM||Fall BRI Registration||Morgan Stanley|
|7:30 AM - 8:45 AM||Joint Breakfast & Session: Fireside Chat with Kim Casiano||Morgan Stanley|
|9:00 AM - 9:30 AM||BRINext Welcome & Introductions|
LCDEF leadership will make opening remarks, review the BRINext Agenda, and have members introduce themselves.
|9:45 AM - 10:30 AM||Board Committees: The Evolving Responsibilities and Best Practices|
This session will inform participants on what to look out for and understand from strategic lens to be fully prepared to serve and excel in their committee roles. The panel will provide an overview on the general committees, their responsibilities, and the role directors play in ensuring successful oversight while adapting to the changing business landscape, expectations, and challenges of boards.
|10:45 AM - 12:00 PM||An Increased Focus on Stakeholders: A New Director's Guide|
New Directors face ever-changing pressures from different groups of stakeholders. Pressures from diversity advocates, environmental activists, labor groups, activist investors, and their workforce, make work in the boardroom unpredictable. This session will consider practices new and aspiring directors can incorporate to balance the interest of key stakeholders while ultimately meeting the needs of its shareholders/company.
|12:00 PM - 2:00 PM||Joint Luncheon:|
Journey to the Boardroom Playbook, Esther Aguilera, President and CEO
Fireside Chat with Hon. Gaddi Vasquez
|2:15 PM - 3:15 PM||The Inquisitive Audit and Risk Committees - Interactive Workshop|
For audit committees, financial reporting oversight is job one. In addition, the panoply of risks that require oversight by the audit committee or a risk committee continues to grow exponentially - from compliance to cyber to culture to disruptive risk. This interactive exchange will provide an update on financial reporting oversight and facilitate sharing of best practices for oversight of the critical issues facing the committees today.
|3:30 PM - 4:15 PM||Demystifying the Work in the Nominating and Governance Committee|
This session will help participants gain a greater understanding of the growing work of the board Nominating and Governance Committee. Panelists will share insights and best practices for navigating and leading in their committee role.
|4:30 PM - 5:30 PM||Joint Session: Action by Institutional Investors to Advance Board and Workforce Governance|
This session will include a panel of leading investors and pension funds.
|5:30 PM - 6:30 PM||Joint Fall BRI Mixer||Morgan Stanley|
|8:00 AM - 9:00 AM||Fall BRI Registration||Morgan Stanley|
|8:30 AM - 9:30 AM||Joint Breakfast||Morgan Stanley|
|9:45 AM - 10:30 AM||Joint 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?
|10:45 AM - 11:30 AM||Tips for Refreshing Your Board 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 given where they are along their board journey.
|11:45 AM - 12:30 PM||The Road to the Board Seat: Taking Control of Your Brand|
Seasoned BRI executives will gain insights on how to define and drive their own personal brands and will engage in a robust but intimate Q&A session on challenges and opportunities for navigating the road to securing a seat on a board.
|12:30 PM - 2:00 PM||Joint Closing Luncheon & Ceremonial Presentation of BRI Certificates of Completion||Morgan Stanley|
For more information on the BRI, click HERE.