GPC 20th Annual Conference: The Governance Professional... 20 Years On

19 Mar 2018 11:50 AM | GPC Webmaster (Administrator)

The 2018 GPC conference is just over five months away and we are excited pleased to announce the launch of the early-EARLY-bird registration so that you can register TODAY! 

Join us in Victoria, BC, August 19 - 22, 2018!

Experience a bit of British Columbia now by watching this video.

Why register now?

Early-EARLY-bird rate offers further reduced registration fees for you to take advantage of - an average savings of $300 on your registration!

We are also giving you immediate access to our very special room block rate at the Fairmont Empress Hotel, an iconic hotel, and honoured recipient of Forbes Travel Guide's Four Star rating, and Condé Nast's Readers' Choice and Gold List awards.

We already have a great line-up of sessions and topics confirmed, such as:

  • Board Panel Discussion - Hear from seasoned chairs and board directors on top governance issues
  • The Chief Governance Officer - Elevating and enhancing the influence of the governance professional 
  • Managing leadership transitions - Equipping the board for change 
  • What role should the board play in organizational culture? 
  • Best practices in managing AGM's 
  • The role of the board and Governance Professional in ESG / Sustainability / CSR
  • Governance Creating a governance framework for new or emerging entities
  • Governance best practises for the Not for Profit Corporation
  • The role of the Governance Professional in strategic planning
  • #MeToo...Moving workplace sexual harassment up the risk register and board agenda 

 ...and more! For a sneak peek at the developing program agenda click here

Who should attend?

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:

  • gain the most up to date insights and best practices on governance
  • learn about key risk management strategies to serve your board and organization
  • benchmark your practices with other governance professionals and subject matter experts
  • Gain new skills and practical tools for your role and your board
  • network with your peers from across Canada

...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. 

We hope you're planning to join us in Victoria. Take advantage of the registration savings and  begin your conference registration now.

For additional conference details, including travel and accommodation information click here.

See you in Victoria, BC
 
 Allegra Christie
 Manager, Conference & Sponsorship
 Governance Professionals of Canada
 416-921-5449 ext. 315 | 1-800-774-2850 ext 315
 Allegra.Christie@gpcanada.org

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