Peer-Driven Events Meaningful real-world advice and exclusive networking

events hosted

2020 Events

Board Leadership Program members can attend all Corporate Board Member events complimentary as part of their comprehensive membership.

Cyber Risk Forum

February 24, 2020 | San Franciso, CA

The 5th annual Cyber Risk Forum will explore emerging trends, prevalent threats and strategic opportunities surrounding cyber security. Developed exclusively for CEOs and board members, the program will help participants successfully understand, devise and implement enterprise-wide cybersecurity strategies.

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Board Committee Peer Exchange

April 1, 2020 | New York, NY

The Board Committee Peer Exchange provides an exclusive opportunity for board committee chairs, lead directors, chairmen of the board and general counsel to share insights and solutions in an intimate, off-the-record setting to ensure a forum for candid, in-depth discussions.

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New Director Workshop

April 1, 2020 | New York, NY

This focused, half-day workshop will bring new directors quickly up-to-speed in the boardroom and help participants provide value to their boards while staying current amid corporate governance developments.

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16th Annual Boadroom Summit

April 2-3, 2020 | New York, NY

The Boardroom Summit will provide an unparalleled opportunity to share ideas and exchange solutions to today’s greatest board leadership and governance challenges.

Through a mix of energizing keynotes and panels, interactive breakouts, and roll-up-your-sleeves committee workshops, participants will gain actionable best practices and guidance to make an immediate impact in their boardrooms.

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Disruptive Tech Summit

May 7-8, 2020 | Boston, MA

The Disruptive Tech Summit will help corporate directors efficiently get up-to-speed on all aspects of today's breakneck technological change and construct a framework to position your organization for success.

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ESG Board Summit

September 2020 | New York, NY

With ESG positioned as a focal point for investors, directors are left grappling with how to define, measure and communicate their company's ESG oversight efforts. This one-day forum will help directors develop a stronger, proactive shareholder engagement strategy that will positively influence how investors evaluate your board's performance.

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Compensation Committee Summit

September 2020 | New York, NY

This one-day interactive event will provide an invaluable opportunity to share compensation challenges and solutions with other directors and glean unbiased advice from respected and experienced advisers on navigating the complex balance between executives' and investors' expectations for pay.

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West Coast Boardroom Summit And Peer Exchange

November 2020 | Phoenix, AZ

The Boardroom Summit will head west in 2020, providing west coast board members more convenient access to the leading educational event for public company directors. With a mix of thought-provoking panels featuring veteran directors and in-depth topics, the Summit offers a unique educational and networking experience you won't find anywhere else.

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Experience the Corporate Board Member Difference

Online Training Convenient and comprehensive on-demand learning

Director Fundamentals Knowledge Center

Enhance board effectiveness from day one with Corporate Board Member's online suite of foundationational learning tools, available exclusively to Board Leadership Program members.

The Director Fundamentals Knowledge Center is an innovative resource for public company boards that provides directors with a multi-faceted learning experience through concise guidebooks and interactive training courses. The goal of the knowledge center is to arm new directors with the fundamental training needed to be an effective director from day one.

Training Guides

Director Fundamentals Guide
  • Role of the Director
  • Board Structure & Operations
  • Compliance
  • Disclosures & Reporting
  • Boards & Shareholder Engagement
Audit Committee Fundamentals Guide
  • Committee Responsibilites
  • Committee Operations
  • Oversight of Financial Reporting
  • Oversight of Internal & External Auditors
  • Risk & Compliance
  • Response Readiness
Compensation Committee Fundamentals Guide
  • Committee Responsibilities
  • Committee Operations
  • Methods of Compensation
  • Peer Group Development
  • Director Compensation
  • Shareholder Engagement
  • Regulatory Matters
Nominating/Governance Committee Fundamentals Guide
  • Committee Responsbilities
  • Committee Operations
  • Oversight of Board & Committee Composition
  • Oversight of Board Function & Evaluations
  • Succession Planning

Online Training Courses

User-friendly and easy to access.

Online training courses are accessed directly via the BLP members-only website. No additional login or LMS required.

Comprehensive and concise.

Learning objectives are developed from important concepts from each training guide and courses typically take 30 to 60 minutes to complete.

Scenario-based activities.

Each activity is a simulated situation that a director could encounter in the boardroom, creating the opportunity for the user to apply concepts learned to real boardroom issues.

Feedback and scoring.

Answer feedback and course gamification keeps users engaged and working to beat a benchmark score. Users can download a certificate of completion when the course is completed to prove proficiency.

Onboarding Just Got Easier.