Goodwin Directors Forum

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 goodwinevents@goodwinprocter.com – we would love to hear from you.

Goodwin Procter Directors Forum Adds “Building The One Fund” Panel

Posted on: May 1, 2013

onefundlogoIn conjunction with our 7th Annual Directors Forum program, Goodwin Procter is pleased to announce a special panel featuring the founders and administrators of The One Fund.

Presented in addition to our customary educational program, our “Building The One Fund” panel will feature the Board of Directors, including representatives of our clients John Hancock and Hill Holiday, Jack Connors, and the administrator of The One Fund. These key players will join the Honorable Mayor Thomas M. Menino, to discuss how The One Fund came together in a time of crisis and how highly successful the public/private partnership has been.

Moderator:
Susan L. Abbott, Partner, Goodwin Procter LLP

Panelists:
The Honorable Thomas M. Menino, Mayor, City of Boston
Jack Connors, Co-founder, Hill, Holiday, Connors, Cosmopoulos, Inc. and Director, The One Fund
Kenneth Feinberg, Fund Administrator, The One Fund
James Gallagher, Executive Vice President, John Hancock and Director, The One Fund
Michael Sheehan, Chairman, Hill, Holiday, Connors, Cosmopoulos, Inc. and Director, The One Fund

2013 Session Topics Announced

Posted on: April 11, 2013

This year’s Directors Forum will be comprised of three topical, interactive sessions:

Company for Sale? Responding to an Unsolicited Offer
Cybersecurity…it’s not just for CIOs anymore
Shareholder Activism & Proxy Contests

Plan to join us for this educational program geared specifically toward those who sit on the boards of public companies.

2013 Directors Forum – Date Announced!

Posted on: April 8, 2013

The 2013 Directors Forum will take place at the Mandarin Oriental Boston on Tuesday, May 21, 2013. We hope you will join us for a full program of current hot topics of interest to directors of public company boards, interactive sessions and high-level speakers.