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Join us in Whistler, BC, August 21 – 24, 2016! 

The CSCS conference is just over five months away and we are excited to announce the launch of early-EARLY-bird registration!

For those of you who joined us in Montreal for our 2015 Conference, “Governance, Risk and Ethics: A New Age of Accountability,” then you’ll know why last year’s conference had our highest ratings to-date. If you missed out, then you really need to check out our 2016 program.

Why register for early-EARLY-bird?

Register at the early-EARLY-bird rate and receive a complimentary copy of The Handbook of Board Governance: A Comprehensive Guide for Public, Private and Not for Profit Board Members. (Value: $75.00 USD)

The Handbook of Board Governance provides comprehensive, expert-led coverage of all aspects of corporate governance for public, nonprofit, and private boards. Written by collaboration among subject matter experts (editor: Richard Leblanc), this book combines academic rigor and practitioner experience to provide thorough guidance and deep insight.

In addition to our bonus offer, we already have a great line-up of keynotes and plenary sessions including:

  • Board and Director Effectiveness: Challenges, Practices and Principles That are Shaping Today’s Boardroom – Moderator: Carol Hansell, Founder and Senior Partner, Hansell LLP
  • Guidance for Boards on Cybersecurity and Information Governance: What Can Organizations do to Get Cyber Ready – Speaker: Robert W. (Bob) Gordon, Director, Global Cyber Security, CGI (Formerly with four of Canada’s key security organizations (Public Safety Canada, CSE, CSIS, RCMP)
  • Trends and Update in Corporate Governance Best Practices – Speaker: Christopher Chen, National Director, Total Rewards, Hay Group
  • Master Class in Ethics: Striking a Balance Between Rules and Principles – Panelists: Andrew Fastow, former Chief Financial Officer, Enron Corporation; Dr. Richard Leblanc, Associate Professor, Law, Governance & Ethics, Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies, York University; Mike Garvey, FCPA, FCA, ICD.D, Chairman Kelvin Storage Inc; Errol Mendes, Professor, Faculty of Law, University of Ottawa

We also have these breakout sessions:

  • The Evolving Role of the Corporate Secretary and Governance Professional in Canada
  • Achieving Diversity and Inclusion Through Recruitment, Policies, Processes and Measures
  • The Role of the Board in Special Situations
  • ESG Disclosure: Increased pressure. Increased transparency. Increased value?
  • The Role of the Board in Risk Management Oversight
  • The Stabilizer in the Boardroom – Helping Steer the Board During Turbulent Times

…and more!

For additional agenda details, including session descriptions, check out the preliminary conference program.

We hope you’re planning to join us in Whistler. Take advantage of the registration savings – and our bonus book offer – and begin your conference registration now

Register Today!

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