Fall BRINext SCHEDULE



2:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Fall BRI Registration


3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Joint Fall BRI In-Person Kick-Off

BRI Coaching Circles with Experienced Directors
Members breakout and join coaching circles to share updates on their board journey and receive feedback and insights to advance their next steps - all while connecting and building relationships with LCDA Director members.

Marriott Marquis

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Joint Fall BRI Welcome Reception

Marriott Marquis
7:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Fall BRI Registration

Morgan Stanley

7:30 AM - 8:45 AM

Joint Breakfast & Session: Fireside Chat with Kim Casiano

Morgan Stanley

9:00 AM - 9:30 AM

BRINext Welcome & Introductions
LCDEF leadership will make opening remarks, review the BRINext Agenda, and have members introduce themselves.

Morgan Stanley

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Board Committees: The Evolving Responsibilities and Best Practices
This session will inform participants on what to look out for and understand from a strategic lens to be fully prepared to serve and excel in their committee roles. The panel will provide an overview on the general committees, their responsibilities, and the role directors play in ensuring successful oversight while adapting to the changing business landscape, expectations, and challenges of boards.

Morgan Stanley

10:45 AM - 12:00 PM

An Increased Focus on Stakeholders: A New Director's Guide
New Directors face ever-changing pressures from different groups of stakeholders. Pressures from diversity advocates, environmental activists, labor groups, activist investors, and their workforce, make work in the boardroom unpredictable. This session will consider practices new and aspiring directors can incorporate to balance the interest of key stakeholders while ultimately meeting the needs of its shareholders/company.

Morgan Stanley

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Joint Luncheon:
Journey to the Boardroom Playbook, Esther Aguilera, President and CEO
Fireside Chat with Hon. Gaddi Vasquez

Morgan Stanley

2:15 PM - 3:15 PM

The Inquisitive Audit and Risk Committees – Interactive Workshop
For audit committees, financial reporting oversight is job one. In addition, the panoply of risks that require oversight by the audit committee or a risk committee continues to grow exponentially – from compliance to cyber to culture to disruptive risk. This interactive exchange will provide an update on financial reporting oversight and facilitate sharing of best practices for oversight of the critical issues facing the committees today.

Morgan Stanley

3:30 PM - 4:15 PM

Demystifying the Work in the Nominating and Governance Committee
This session will help participants gain a greater understanding of the growing work of the board Nominating and Governance Committee. Panelists will share insights and best practices for navigating and leading in their committee role.

Morgan Stanley

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Joint Session: Action by Institutional Investors to Advance Board and Workforce Governance
This session will include a panel of leading investors and pension funds.

Morgan Stanley

5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Joint Fall BRI Mixer

Morgan Stanley
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Fall BRI Registration

Morgan Stanley

8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Joint Breakfast

Morgan Stanley

9:45 AM - 10:30 AM

Joint Session: Learning from the Activist Investor Playbook to Make You a Better Director
Corporate governance experts will explore navigating investor activism. What do directors need to do to avoid having their companies be the target of activist investors? And, if they are a target, how do they build a game plan that is in the best interest of the company and shareholders? How are boards successfully dealing with activist approaches, including proxy contests? How is the activism landscape changing and why is board diversity increasingly part of the discussion? How can learning from case studies and the activist playbook make you a better director? What advice do our experts have for board-aspiring executives?

Morgan Stanley

10:45 AM - 11:30 AM

Tips for Refreshing Your Board Journey: Hear from Board Search Professionals
This panel consists of board search professionals sharing behind the scenes tips to help BRI executives successfully interview for board opportunities given where they are along their board journey.

Morgan Stanley

11:45 AM - 12:30 PM

The Road to the Board Seat: Taking Control of Your Brand
Seasoned BRI executives will gain insights on how to define and drive their own personal brands and will engage in a robust but intimate Q&A session on challenges and opportunities for navigating the road to securing a seat on a board.

Morgan Stanley

12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Joint Closing Luncheon & Ceremonial Presentation of BRI Certificates of Completion

Morgan Stanley

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