2018 Essentials Express and western regional Conference
WEDNESDAY, septemBER 12 - FRIDAY, SEPTEMBER 14, 2018
ESSENTIALS Express is a basic training course for new corporate secretaries. Those who need a refresher or to brush up on their skills find it helpful too. The one and a half day program will be taught by seasoned corporate secretaries and governance professionals who will give you the tools you need to manage the responsibilities of the role.
Agenda topics include:
» Fundamentals of Corporate Governance
» Internal Sources of and Limits on Governance Authority
» Board & Committee Meetings: Best Practices
» Regulation and Disclosure
» Corporate Entity Management
» Shareholder Engagement
» Annual Meetings
» ESG Disclosure & Ratings
The seminar also includes an enriched breakout track designed for Private Company representatives:
» Public vs. Private Governance
» Private Company Boards
» Risk Management
» Roundtable Discussions
The program is regularly approved for CLE and other education credit by several states.
Who attends ESSENTIALS Express? Attendees come from a variety of backgrounds. The subject matter attracts corporate secretaries, in house counsel, paralegals, law firm partners and many other professionals who are employed by large cap companies, small and mid-cap companies, as well as private companies and nonprofits.
Key Seminar Benefits: In addition to practical instruction, attendees receive comprehensive Essentials materials, the opportunity to meet and learn from experienced faculty members; and the opportunity to network with fellow attendees with similar responsibilities.
ESSENTIALS Express will be held on September 12 and September 13 and will be followed by the Western Regional Conference on September 13 which will dive deeper into corporate governance topics.
The Western Regional Conference (September 13–14) will cover additional topics in the corporate governance arena. The agenda will include panels on advanced subjects and hot topics such as:
» Artificial Intelligence – Implications for Corporate Governance
» Blockchain Technology
» Proxy Season/ESG/Shareholder Engagement
» The Directors Speak
Don’t miss this additional programming with more education and best practice tips, networking and one-stop shopping with
vendors in the exhibit hall!
by Aug 10
by Aug 10
after Aug 10
after Aug 10
|ESSENTIALS Express AND Western Regional Conference
To complement the Essentials Express and Western Regional Conference programs, several companies that offer services for the corporate secretary and legal departments will exhibit their products on site.
Hotel Information: ESSENTIALS Express and the Western Regional Conference will be held at Caesars Palace in Las Vegas. A block of rooms is on hold through August 20 at the discounted rate of $139 per night, plus $25 resort fee per room per night. Reserve online or for phone reservations, which include a $15 service fee, call 866-227-5944 and mention Essentials Express and Western Regional Conference.