The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.
It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.
GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a ONE YEAR GPC membership and processing fee)
Please note that GPC members will be given priority on first come, first served basis.
Join us in Victoria, BC, August 19 - 22, 2018!
We have a great line-up of sessions and topics confirmed, such as:
...and more! For a sneak peek at the developing program agenda click here.
Chief Governance Officer, Corporate Secretary, Manager Corporate Governance, General Counsel, Chief Compliance Officer, VP Regulatory Affairs, Legal, Risk, Compliance, Director, Associate Corporate Secretary, Board Administrator.
If you are looking to:
...then this conference is for you. The GPC Annual Conference attracts governance professionals from all sectors and industries, and functions including:
Plus! - Get the most out of your professional development! The 2018 Annual Corporate Governance Conference program will offer Continuing Professional Development (CPD) and Continuing Legal Education (CLE). Full credit details will be announced once the final conference program has been confirmed.
For additional conference details, including travel and accommodation information click here
The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for holding successful meetings – the ultimate decision-making process for all organizations including:
The purpose of this module is to help give you an understanding of business finance, and the role of the Board, Audit Committee, Auditors and the Governance Professional in the preparation, presentation and analysis of financial information.
Participants will develop an understanding with respect to:
Participants will explore the following topics in depth:
Committee focus and work
Cancellation and Refund Policy:
Cancellations can be made up to March 30, 2018 for Vancouver session. All cancellations must be received by email to email@example.com and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the replacement contact’s information.
The purpose of the session is to provide the introductory basics, with selected corresponding tools, to introduce the Governance Professional to two key elements of Risk Management:
Cancellations can be made up to September 28, 2018 for Toronto session. All cancellations must be received by email to email@example.com and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the replacement contact’s information.
The EG Awards recognize the important contribution governance professionals make in terms of best practices that build and sustain shareholder and stakeholder value. These awards underscore the critical role that good governance plays in sustaining the value of Canada’s public companies, crown corporations, government agencies, and not-for-profit organizations, contributing to the competitiveness of Canada’s economy and its capital markets.
GPC is committed to support and enhance the role of the corporate secretary and governance professionals in Canada. The Society’s members work on the front lines of governance and the organization is well positioned through reputation, influence and representation, to celebrate the practice of good governance in Canada.
TMX Market Close Ceremony
GPC, alongside governance professionals attending the 2018 Excellence in Governance Awards (EGAs) will close the market this afternoon at 4:00 p.m. To register for the market close, please click here.
*Black Tie Optional
The Foundations of Governance Course consists of two and a half days covering key areas of governance, which include: the role of the governance professional, director management, advising the board, board dynamics, effectiveness, culture, relationships and conflicts.
Within each of these areas, practitioners in governance will take a thorough look at central elements of practice and how to navigate difficult situations, apply best practices and important tools in the day to day running of a governance office. This course is a comprehensive view of the key foundations and practice of governance, and essential for professionals both seasoned and new to the role.
This session sets out the expectations and growing role and responsibilities of the Governance Professional. It will examine the legal commonalities and differences among various kinds of organizations and how they impact oversight, strategic and operational functions.
The purpose of the session is to provide the tools for developing critical processes to enhance Board effectiveness from before directors join the Board, through their tenure and until they leave – with the objective of improving the Board’s decision-making processes
Boardroom dynamics have a significant yet largely unrecognized impact on good governance. The governance professional has a critical role in supporting their board in fostering a more conducive boardroom culture by mastering the required soft skills to do so.
Heather Laxton, Chief Governance Officer & Corporate Secretary, Wesdome Gold Mines Ltd. (bio)
John Dinner, President, John T. Dinner Board Governance Services (bio)
This Event is one of three courses that make up the full GPC-EP education program and which leads to the GPC.D (Governance Professionals of Canada Designation).
You have the option to register and attend this event without committing to the full Education program, however, you will not be eligible to the professional designation (GPC.D), unless you complete all 3 modules as well as their individual exams and the final evaluation.
Participants who are registered for the Education program (GPC-EP) will be required to write an exam after the completion of this module.
If you wish to enroll in the entire designation program to obtain the GPC.D designation (and save on the cost of the entire program), you can change your registration here: Education program on this link.
Cancellations can be made up to October 26, 2018 for Calgary session. All cancellations must be received by email to email@example.com and are subject to a $100 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after that date. Attendee name substitutions are allowed at any time. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the replacement contact’s information.
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