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GPC’s 24th Annual Corporate Governance Conference
Expanding Horizons in Governance: Leading and Embracing Transformation

We are back in person! for this year's event! 

Join us on August 21-23, 2022 in Kelowna, BC at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort as we present 2 full days of rich and timely topics in governance, great networking and our one of a kind exhibitor showcase.

It promises to be a fantastic educational forum, with a backdrop full of great ambiance, culture and delicious cuisine in beautiful Kelowna.

This year's theme, Expanding Horizons in Governance: Leading and Embracing Transformation, will also stir up important dialogues and explore the new frontiers of governance and the impact on your organization. 

The conference attracts between 350 and 400 governance professionals from organizations of all sectors across Canada (including Corporate Secretaries, General Counsel, Head of Legal, Compliance and Risk, CEOs, CFOs and Board Members), and presents a unique opportunity to learn about the current recommended practices in governance. In addition to bringing in some of Canada's top governance practitioners, academics and thought leaders as speakers, the delegates will also have a chance to meet some of their counterparts through our many networking opportunities and social events, as well as to learn from one another and benchmark their practices. 

Here are just a few of the themes and leading practices to look forward to hearing all about at this year’s conference:

  • The evolving role of the Governance Professional
  • Key emerging trends in Governance
  • Board Diversity
  • Purpose governance
  • Climate risk governance
  • Director Term limits
  • ISO 37000 Governance
  • Board Innovation and strategy
  • Board Succession
  • AI Governance
  • ESG Compliance
  • Setting up the Governance Professional for success
  • …and MORE!!!

Register NOW to take advantage of our 'Early Bird registration' and which is available until May 31, 2022. 

GPC has arranged for a preferential rate and room block at the Delta Hotels by Marriott Grand Okanagan Resort , so you can start making your travel accommodations now. 
An online option for attending the event sessions will be available as well. More details to follow at a later date.

RESORT GUIDE:
For further details on all of the resort offerings, CLICK HERE!

HOTEL COMMITMENT TO CLEAN:
Please review the Marriott's commitment to clean policy HERE!

BC PROVINCIAL HEALTH ORDER:

Along with following our Commitment to Clean policy we also must comply with the British Columbia Provincial Health Orders (PHO) issued by the Provincial Health Officer, Dr. Bonnie Henry. As the Provincial Health Order regarding meetings and events is currently in a state of fluctuation we will be sure to communicate these to all attendees as we get closer to the event. 

GPC National Partners:

24th Annual Conference Presenting Sponsor and GPC Official Partner:

GPC Conference Sponsors:

GPC NATIONAL SUPPORTER PARTNER

Cancellation Policy:
Cancellations can be made up to July 15, 2022 @ 12noon EST. All cancellations must be received by email to [email protected] and are subject to a $150 administration fee. No credits or refunds will be given for cancellations received after July 15, 2022 @ 12 noon EST.

Click here for the full Cancellation Policy.

The Governance Professionals of Canada (GPC) was created in 1994, shortly after the Dey Report was published by the TSX on ‘Where Are the Directors’. GPC‘s mandate is to be the voice of governance professionals in Canada. Its members deal with all matters affecting corporate governance, from board and committee processes, management and structure, disclosure, stakeholder engagement, legal and corporate compliance, as well as issues crucial to boards, their accountability and oversight.