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AI: How Will it Reshape Your Company?
LOCATION: TBDHeadlines are everywhere with predictions about how artificial intelligence and machine learning will transform virtually all businesses, including the potential for re-engineering our work force. Corporate giants, governments and universities are already investing heavily in AI on a gl...
Event Start Date: March 20, 2019
Activism Defense Strategy - Mock Proxy Battle
Managing shareholder activism should be part of every public companys management blueprint for success. Join fellow directors and investor, IR/PR, proxy advisor and investor experts at a mock proxy battle. You will walk step-by-step through what happens behind the scenes in a proxy contest and learn...
Event Start Date: October 19, 2017
Board Composition-Striking the Right Balance in the Boardroom
What does it take to build a high-performing board? It starts with board composition and succession planning - getting the right mix of skills, backgrounds and diversity of perspectives to guide the company forward. Director composition is a #1 shareholder concern in 2017. In this session a panel of...
Event Start Date: November 16, 2017
In Conversation with Doug Conant
NACD NJ continues its series of fireside chats with distinguished executives who have served as the Chief Executive Officers of New Jersey-headquartered corporations. This program will offer an opportunity to hear from internationally renowned business leader and best-selling author, Douglas R. Cona...
Event Start Date: April 19, 2018
How to Navigate an Existential Crisis
Corporate crises come in all shapes and sizes - a major fraud, environmental catastrophe, threat to public health, product recall, financial debacle - and no company, regardless of size, is immune. Join your director peers and seasoned experts for a unique simulation exercise to experience how boar...
Event Start Date: May 17, 2018
Visionary Boards that Lead: An Evening with Professor Useem
When is the board leading rather than rubber-stamping? Michael Useem, of the Wharton School at Penn and co-author of the book, Boards that Lead, will discuss the difference between boards that take charge and lead and those that do not. Professor Useem will highlight real life situations where and...
Event Start Date: March 15, 2018
Blockchain: Ready or Not - A Primer for Board Members
You may have heard about blockchain but don't understand why you and your businesses should care. Attend the February 15 session and hear experts give non-technical explanations of why blockchain may revolutionize how businesses operate and even be the difference between success and failure. The bl...
Event Start Date: February 15, 2018