Goodwin Directors Forum

Thank You!

Posted on: June 15, 2016

Thanks to all who supported our 10th Annual Goodwin Procter Directors Forum. Select resources from the program can be viewed on the ‘Past Forums’ page.

We hope to see you in 2017!

Winning with Innovation: The Role of the Board of Directors

Posted on: April 19, 2016

Goodwin Procter LLP is pleased to present its 10th Annual Directors Forum, created specifically for directors of public companies. This year’s forum will address issues faced by Boards of Directors in navigating their companies through competitive, technological and governance disruption. The forum challenges directors to embrace the unconventional and win with innovation.

Tuesday, June 7, 2016 
Mandarin Oriental Boston, Boston MA
7:15 am – 2:00 pm 

This year’s program features experts including:

  • Steve Vinter, Google, Inc.
  • Jesse Cohn, Elliott Management Corp.
  • Brackett B. Denniston III, General Electric Co.
  • George Bodenheimer, ESPN, Inc.

Click the ‘agenda’ tab to the left or here to see complete program details.

2016 Directors Forum Date Announced

Posted on: March 21, 2016

Mark your calendars! The 10th Annual Goodwin Procter Directors Forum will be held Tuesday, June 7th, 2016 at the Mandarin Oriental Boston.

Watch your mail in the coming weeks for full program details.

2015 Directors Forum Recap

Posted on: June 18, 2015

Goodwin Procter LLP’s 2015 Annual Directors Forum included four distinct program components covering a variety of topics of interest to board members of public companies. The 9th Annual event featured the following educational sessions:

-A Foundational Transaction
-Cybersecurity: Not If, But When
-Sitting at the Head of the Table

In addition, for the 2015 program, we welcomed UCLA Professor, Jerry Kang, who offered an engaging and interactive session on implicit bias and diversity in the boardroom.

For select session videos and materials, please click here.

2015 Directors Forum – June 3rd, 2015 – Sessions Announced

Posted on: May 6, 2015

Goodwin Procter LLP is pleased to present its 9th Annual Directors Forum, taking place on Wednesday, June 3rd, at the Mandarin Oriental Boston. The program is created specifically to address issues faced by directors of public companies. This year’s forum features four distinct program components covering a variety of topics as well as ample networking opportunities.

2015 sessions include:

  • A Foundational Transaction
  • Cybersecurity – Not If But When
  • Sitting at the Head of the Table
  • Diversity in the Boardroom

View the complete agenda, including session descriptions, here.

View the complete list of panelists, moderators and speakers here.

Request an invitation to the 2015 Directors Forum here.

2015 Directors Forum – Date Announced!

Posted on: February 13, 2015

We are pleased to once again present the 2015 Goodwin Procter Directors Forum. Mark your calendars for Wednesday, June 3rd at the Mandarin Oriental Hotel in Boston. Complete program details are forthcoming in the next several weeks.

2014 Directors Forum – Next Week!

Posted on: May 28, 2014

Our 2014 Directors Forum event is just one week away. We are excited to have a series of ‘fireside chats’ as well as a panel on Board diversity as part of the program this year. Click the agenda tab for the complete schedule of events.

2014 Directors Forum Agenda Announced

Posted on: April 4, 2014

We are excited to bring you a robust educational program this year, featuring a series of ‘fireside chats’ that highlight the experiences of several board members from the life sciences, financial services and real estate capital markets industries. In addition, the 2014 program features a panel of experts discussing the evolution of board diversity.

To see the full agenda, click here.

To request an invitation please click here.

2014 Directors Forum Date Announced

Posted on: March 14, 2014

The 2014 Goodwin Procter Directors Forum will take place on Thursday, June 5th at the Mandarin Oriental hotel in Boston, MA. Mark your calendar to join us for engaging sessions on topics of interest to public company board members.

Our complete agenda, speaker information and program specifics will be posted in the coming weeks.

2013 Directors Forum a Great Success

Posted on: May 23, 2013

Thank you to all those who were able to participate in our 2013 Directors forum. We had a thoughtful, diverse group of attendees and presenters. Sessions covered a variety of topics including cybersecurity, shareholder activism and board education. The program was capped off by our dynamic “Building The One Fund” panel, which featured Mayor Thomas Menino, One Fund administrator Kenneth Feinberg and members of the One Fund Board of Directors.

If you have suggestions for our 2014 event, please contact us at – we would love to hear from you.