Governance in a Disrupted World

What changing forces are shaping today's governance?

The role of the board is becoming increasingly challenging with the way disruption is shaping the global business climate. The two-day thought-leadership event, 12-13 October 2018, addresses the latest trends, challenges and opportunities shaping today’s volatile corporate governance landscape. Bringing together academic experts, directors, board members and top executives, the forum offers a unique platform for participants to scan the current landscape in corporate governance, discuss and exchange on the crucial role corporate governance plays on businesses and uncover what it takes to be an effective Chair in such environment. 

Be inspired and engaged by our line-up of distinguished speakers and guest panelists who will share their views, experiences and best practices including tackling issues surrounding diversity in boards and sovereignty.

On the first evening, Friday 12 October, we will celebrate the new INSEAD IDP-C Directors who completed the requirements for INSEAD Certificate in Corporate Governance. The Award Ceremony and dinner will be hosted at the Fontainebleau’s Castle.

The event is open to all former participants of the International Directors Programme and IN-BOARD members.

Reminder: for IDP participants who wish to receive their Certificate in Corporate Governance during the award ceremony and who are not certified yet, please do not forget to submit your paper by July 21st, to Cécile Vidal at cecile.vidal@insead.edu

Register 

 

Programme*

The programme for the forum stretches over two days.
The official programme covers two half-days on Friday, 12 October afternoon and Saturday, 13 October morning with optional programmes and activities organised on Friday morning and Saturday afternoon. We advise all participants to look through the programme carefully before planning your itinerary 

*Note that this is a tentative programme, subject to changes. Be sure to check it regularly for updates.

Friday 12 October 2018

Morning: Optional programme

8:30-9:30 

Ambassador & IDN Board Members Breakfast Meeting
(by invitation only)
 9:00-11:45
Optional session: Governance Discussions around Breakfast 
(registration required)

This session is open to former participants of the International Directors Programme with the aim to facilitate exchange.  

9:00 - 9:30     Refreshment, Registration and Networking
9:30 - 9:45     Welcome and Introduction 
9:45 - 11:45   Discussion in groups 

Friday 12 October 2018

Afternoon: Official Programme
12:00-13:00
Registration and Networking Lunch
13:00-13:15
Opening Remarks and Welcome: Scanning the Corporate Governance Landscape
Sonia Tatar, Executive Director, INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre (ICGC)
Professor Ludo Van der Heyden, INSEAD Chaired Professor of Corporate Governance, Academic Director of the Corporate Governance Centre (ICGC) and Co-Director of the International Directors Programme
13:15-14:30
Managing Disruption at Board and Executive Levels

Professor José Santos, Affiliated Professor of Practice in Global Management

14:30-14:45
Coffee Break
14:45-16:45
Framing Emerging Risks on the Board Agendas - Case Discussion
 
Followed by a Panel Discussion, with Sophie J. Lamb.
Moderated by Louise Beveridge (IDP-C and IDN board member)
16:45-17:15
Networking Break
17:15-18:15
Keynote Address 
Group photo
19:15-23:00
Award Ceremony of the Certificate in Corporate Governance
and Dinner at Château de Fontainebleau

Saturday 13 October 2018

Morning: Official programme
7:45-9:00

 

IDN Board Meeting around Breakfast
(by invitation only)
 9:00-10:00
Developing Board Chair Effectiveness and Emerging Trends
Professor Stanislav Shekshnia, Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise
10:00-10:15
Coffee Break
10:15-11:30
Gender in the Boardroom - Why Few Women Sit in the Chairs?

Followed by a Panel Discussion, with Dirk Luyten, Helen Pitcher, and Irena Prijovic.
Moderated by Lilia Jolibois, INSEAD Board Member, Theolia S.A. Board Director, and Board Director of a UK and Wales Charity and Company (CARA)

11:30-12:00
Wrap up and Takeaway

Professor Ludo Van der Heyden, INSEAD Chaired Professor of Corporate Governance, Academic Director of the Corporate Governance Centre (ICGC) and Co-Director of the International Directors Programme

Saturday 13 October 2018

Afternoon: Optional session

12:00-12:30

Lunch bags
12:30-13:15
Annual General Assembly of the INSEAD Directors Network (IDN)
This session is open to all members of the INSEAD Directors Network
13:15-13:45
IDN Advocate and Connect

This session is open to all members of the INSEAD Directors Network

13:45-14:00
Coffee Break
14:00-16:45
Optional Workshop 1: Directors as Athletes
faciliated by Alain Goudsmet, Director of Mentally Fit Institute
 
Optional Workshop 2: Leadership Presence
facilitated by Performance Arts Lab
 
Optional Workshop 3: To be confirmed
16:45
End of Programme

Speakers & Panelists

 

 

Ludo Van der Heyden
Professor of Technology and Operations Management
The INSEAD Chaired Professor of Corporate Governance
Academic Director, INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre

 

José Santos
Affiliated Professor of Practice in Global Management 

 

Louise Beveridge
Comité de Direction, Econocom
Independent Board Director 

 
 
 

 

Sophie J. Lamb
Partner, Latham & Watkins

 

Stanislav Shekshnia
Senior Affiliate Professor of Entrepreneurship and Family Enterprise

Lilia Jolibois
Board Director, INSEAD Foundation
Board Director, Futuren Group S.A., France (EDF EN) 
Board Director, SCR Sibelco, Belgium
Board Director and Trustee, CARA, UK ("The Times Higher Education Charity of the Year")

 
 
 
 
 

 

Dirk Luyten
Managing Director, Levante Capital Management

 

 

Irena Prijovic
Chair, ecoDa Board
 

 
 

Helen Pitcher
Chairman, Advanced Boardroom Excellence Ltd.
Chairman, Pladis and Board member, CIPD
Chairman, KidsOut

 
 

Alain Goudsmet
Managing Partner, the Mentally Fit Institute
 

 
 

Fees

Seats are limited and will be allocated on a first-come, first-served basis with priority given to Certified Directors of the International Directors Programme (IDP-C).

12-13 October 2018

  • New Certified Directors from the INSEAD International Directors Programme (IDP-C) expecting to receive certificate on 12 October
  • New Certified Directors from the INSEAD Modern Governance in Banking Programme (MGB-C) expecting to receive certificate on 12 October 
  • INSEAD Directors Network (IDN): Ambassadors and Committee Members
Free       
  • IDP-Cs: Certified Directors from the INSEAD International Directors Programme 
EUR 600    
  • IDPs not certified: Former participants of the INSEAD International Directors Programme 
EUR 800
  • Other governance programmes
EUR 800
  •  Register one guest for the dinner (adult only) 
EUR 180
  • Optional Session: Governance breakfast meeting
    on Friday 12 October 2018 morning (9:00 - 11:45)
Included
  • Optional Workshop 1: "Directors as Athletes" by Alain Goudsmet
    on Saturday 13 October 2018 afternoon (14:00 - 16:45)
Included
  • Optional Workshop 2: "Leadership Presence" by Performance Arts Lab
    on Saturday 13 October 2018 afternoon (14:00 - 16:45)
Included

Accommodation

Limited number of rooms have been pre-reserved for this event from Friday 12 October to Saturday 13 October 2018.

In order to secure your booking, please complete and return the Accommodation Booking Form to HOTELRESA.fb@insead.edu before Monday 3 September 2018. After this date, we cannot guarantee availability of those rooms.

For those arriving earlier for the Innovation and Growth Programme, please contact Cécile Vidal at cecile.vidal@insead.edu

Practical information

The INSEAD Directors Forum will take place at:

INSEAD Europe Campus
Boulevard de Constance
77300 Fontainebleau
France 

  Dress code

The dress code is business casual for the forum and smart casual for the award dinner.

  Dietary requirements

If you have any special dietary requirements or allergies, please inform us in advance or during your registration on Eventbrite, so that we can accommodate your needs as best as possible.

  Taxi

Should you wish to reserve a taxi for your ARRIVAL and DEPARTURE, please do it online and contact the ResaTaxiPro. All cars are equipped with credit card terminals (American Express® / Eurocard- Mastercard® / Visa International®).

Find out more on getting to INSEAD Europe Campus (airports, train stations…).

  Media, filming and photography

Please be aware that some of the sessions will be filmed. INSEAD will engage professional photographers for this event. We reserve the right to use any film and/or photography from the event in our print and digital marketing collateral. Participants who do not wish to be filmed or recorded should advise us prior to the conference and various events.

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Contact

 

If you have any questions related to INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre, we are here to help.

INSEAD Corporate Governance Centre
Boulevard de Constance
77305 Fontainebleau Cedex 
France

.Contact us
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+33 1 60 72 44 13
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+65 6799 5170

 

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