The Institute of Corporate Directors has 11 Chapters across Canada. Each Chapter hosts professional development and networking events for members to learn best practices from governance experts and share ideas with their peers.


Upcoming National Events

The “Purpose” of a Corporation and the Stakeholder Model

2020-09-30 10:30:00 AM | Quebec Chapter virtual event
The Quebec Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors and the Institute for Governance (IGOPP) are pleased to announce a virtual conference on the purpose of the corporation, the shift towards stakeholder governance and ESG with Martin Lipton, foremost authority on corporate law and governance issues and co-founder of  Wachtell, Lipton, Rosen & Katz.  

Not-For-Profit Organizations - Surviving the Crisis

2020-10-08 12:00:00 PM | Saskatchewan Chapter virtual event
Working and providing leadership in the not-for-profit (NFP) sector can be extremely rewarding, but it also comes with different challenges not always faced by public and private organizations. 

Effective Virtual Board Governance

2020-10-15 3:30:00 PM | Ontario Chapter Virtual Event
In March 2020, the COVID pandemic drove organizations to protect staff’s health and safety in part by limiting face-to-face interactions, working remotely and meeting virtually when possible. While some boards and management teams had business models and the technology in place to pivot seamlessly, many others struggled to adapt to this new virtual imperative.

Different is Better – Achieving Diversity in the Boardroom

2020-10-21 12:00:00 PM | Manitoba Chapter virtual event
Studies show that companies with diverse boards bring new ways of thinking, are less prone to taking unnecessary risks and achieve superior financial results and corporate performance. Yet, according to the 2018 Conference Board of Canada Report Card, women now represent only one quarter of FP500 seats, and 15 per cent of FP500 companies have no women on their boards. Statistics on other dimensions of diversity are even lower.

SAVE THE DATE - Unconscious bias: If you’re not part of the solution, you’re part of the problem

2020-10-28 2:00:00 PM | Southwestern Ontario Chapter virtual event
The death of George Floyd on May 25, 2020 galvanized a social movement by and for black people, Indigenous people and people of colour. But systemic inequality is not just an American issue. As corporate directors, what can we do, individually and collectively, to be part of the solution?

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