TORONTO, May 5 /CNW Telbec/ - Tough questions will soon be asked about
what went wrong in corporate governance leading up to the financial crisis.
Governance practices such as executive compensation, risk management, and
mergers and acquisitions will be discussed at 2009 National Governance
Conference: New Risk, Accountability and Leadership Challenges, hosted by The
Conference Board of Canada.
When: May 6 and 7, 2009
Who: Jim Goodfellow, Former Vice-Chairman, Deloitte & Touche LLP, and
Don Wilkinson, Vice-Chairman, Deloitte & Touche LLP, will assess
the current governance
in Canada and the U.S. and discuss changes needed to address
economic turbulence, at 8:30 a.m., Wednesday
William A. Dimma, Chairman Emeritus, Home Capital Group Inc., and
Author, Tougher Boards for Tougher Times and Excellence in the
Boardroom, will discuss executive compensation, at 2:30 p.m.,
Joel A. Kazman, Partner, Blair Franklin Capital Partners Inc., and
Ava G. Yaskiel, Partner, Ogilvy Renault LLP, will explore the new
environment for M&As in the aftermath of the BCE deal collapse, at
10:30 a.m., Thursday
The 2009 winners (<a href="http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=727C820EEB25ECF6">http://www.youtube.com/view_play_list?p=727C820EEB25ECF6</a>)
and top contenders of The Conference Board of Canada/Spencer Stuart
National Awards will be featured at the conference.
Where: Sheraton Centre Toronto Hotel, 100-123 Queen St W.
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This event is sponsored by Deloitte, Ogilvy Renault, CSCS, Corporate
Knights, Corporate Secretary, Institute of Corporate Directors and the
Institute of Internal Auditors.
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information or media accreditation, contact: Yvonne Squires, Media Relations,
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