The Best Board Education Webinars on the Horizon

board education webinars

It’s a new year, and boards are committed to revisiting strategies and improving their efficiency. To be a board member in today’s world is to be a perpetual student, and major institutional investors are recognizing the lifelong-learning mentality required of today’s corporate directors.

[We’re] seeing increasing levels, year over year, of professionalism among the best directors. They really see that as an important role where they need to be a perpetual student and be engaged in the wider business community so that they can take that back inside the boardroom.

For those directors in search of new board education opportunities, we’ve compiled an all-star line-up of webinars, webcasts, and video conferences (all happening within the next three weeks). The best part about these board education formats is that you and your fellow directors can enjoy them from the comforts of your own office. Let’s have a look…

Webcast: Effective Shareholder Engagement in the 2017 Proxy Season

January 26, 2017
In this era of shareholder engagement, the proxy remains the most powerful tool for corporate boards. Directors may have limited control over the contents of the proxy, yet they maintain complete discretion over how it’s presented, visualized, and ultimately understood. The January 26th webcast (hosted by Donnelley Financial Solutions in partnership with Equilar) gives us the opportunity to focus on the most challenging board communication topics like CEO pay and board composition… Read more.

    Event:   Answering Investors’ Calls for Transparency: CEO Pay and Board Composition

    Format:   Complimentary Webcast

    Host:   Donnelley Financial Solutions

    Speakers:   (1) Ron Schneider, Donnelley Financial Solutions (2) David Chun, Equilar (3) TK Kerstetter, Inside America’s Boardrooms (as moderator)

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Webcast: Board Governance, Regulation & the Trump Administration

January 31, 2017
Earlier this week, we published an episode with Former SEC Commissioner Troy Paredes, who forecasted potential regulatory amendments under the new presidential administration. With several stones left unturned, PwC’s Governance Insights Center has scheduled a webcast following the presidential inauguration to deliver a timely assessment of the Trump administration’s policies and how they will impact corporate governance. The January 31st webcast will explore two topic areas… Read more.

PwC board governance webcastEvent:   Governance Insights Center Quarterly Webcast

Format:   Complimentary Webcast

Host:   PwC’s Governance Insights Center

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Webinar: Board Composition & Succession Planning

February 9, 2017
If you tuned into any recent episodes or blogs, then you know that we’ve coined Board Composition as the #1 board governance issue for 2017. Throughout our Investors Board Performance Review series, major institutional investors and proxy advisors made it abundantly clear that board composition would be on their radar this year. This board education event, hosted by Equilar, will review trends, challenges, and opportunities in board composition and director recruitment… Read more.

Equilar webinar on board compositionEvent:   Board Composition and Succession Planning – The Top Governance Issue of 2017

Format:   Complimentary Webinar

Host:   Equilar

Speakers:   (1) Glenn Booraem, Vanguard Group (2) David Chun, Equilar (3) Paula Loop, PwC’s Governance Insights Center

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Video Conference: Fintech Regulation & Data Security

February 9, 2017
While Fintech is a new topic for us at Boardroom Resources, cyber security certainly isn’t. The burgeoning field of financial technology is one to be recognized for both its rapid growth and its risk. For this February 9th event, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati (WSGR) will explore the regulatory landscape of the Fintech sector, including considerations for privacy and data security… Read more.

WSGR Fintech conferenceEvent:   WSGR Fintech Conference: Current Issues Facing Fintech Companies and Investors

Format:   Video conference available in nine cities

Host:   Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati

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