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Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings - Ottawa

  • 28 Nov 2019
  • 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
  • The Rideau Club, 99 Bank Street, 15th Floor Ottawa, Ontario K1P 6B9

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  • $275 plus applicable taxes
  • $375 plus applicable taxes
  • $325 plus applicable taxes

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Meetings, Minutes and Running Effective Board Meetings is brought to you by Diligent. This session outlines statutory and common law rules in relation to meetings of directors, members, managed investment schemes, class meetings and meetings of creditors. This workshop provides guidance on good governance practices for the notice, planning and conduct of meetings and examines legal and regulatory requirements for procedures in relation to minutes and running effective board meetings.

This workshop is an interactive half-day gaining insight on both the practical and legal requirements you need to be aware of when holding meetings, taking minutes, recording procedures, guiding directors, preparing resolutions and managing circumstances such as conflicts of interest.

Topics Covered:

  • Minutes Fundamentals
  • Briefing Materials
  • Legalities; Rules & Regulations
  • Actions & Resolutions
  • In-Camera Meetings
  • ... and more

Session Agenda

  • 8:00 am - 8:30 am Registration & Breakfast
  • 8:30 am - 1:00 pm Presentation (working BREAK at 10:30 am)
  • 1:00 pm - Workshop Concludes

Presenter: Janis Riven, BCL, LLB, MBA, FCIS, Acc.Dir, Principal, governance and compliance solutions, Adjunct Professor, John Molson School of Business

This session qualifies for 4.0 GECs.

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Please note this is a green event - presentation packages will not be handed out. Only electronic copies will be emailed prior to event.


GPC Course Cancelation Policy

Governance Professionals of Canada’s policy on payment and registration changes is designed to be flexible. We are committing to doing our best to accommodate you within the limits of this policy. 

Governance Professionals of Canada reserves the right to:

  • Cancel a course due to low registration or unforeseen circumstances
  • Substitute a speaker or facilitator due to unforeseen circumstances
  • Make changes to this policy and to registration fees without notice
Unforeseen circumstances could constitute:
  •  Adverse weather conditions
  • Speaker illness or family emergency
  • Other extenuating circumstances

If the anticipated minimum registration has not been met within four days of a session start date, or if any unforeseen circumstances occur, GPC may elect to cancel or reschedule the session.  In this event, registrants will be notified immediately, and any fees already paid and received by GPC can be either refunded or re-allocated to the rescheduled session, or as a credit toward another GPC event or course. GPC shall not be responsible for any other costs incurred by the participants other than their registration fees.

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Cancellations must be received in writing a minimum 7 days prior to the date of the event to be eligible for a refund or a credit. All refunds or credits are subject to a $50 administration fee. No refunds will be issued for cancellations received after the minimum 7 days timeframe.

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All refunds and cancellation requests should be emailed to events@gpcanada.org.

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