Events

Guernsey Annual Conference: Managing risk, leading change

Date: 25th April 2018

Location: St Pierre Park Hotel, Guernsey

As regulation of financial services continues to tighten and political uncertainty in the UK and Europe creates greater instability in the market, company secretaries and governance professionals in Guernsey have an opportunity to take the wheel and be at the forefront of thinking, innovation and technology in governance, risk and compliance.

ICSA’s offshore jurisdiction events are designed specifically for company secretaries and governance leaders. This year’s Guernsey conference takes on the theme ‘Managing Risk, Leading Change’ and reflects the bold role that Guernsey can play in the governance environment. The conference reveals the new agenda for ICSA: The Governance Institute and explores themes arising from the upcoming changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Delegates will benefit from expert input on topics including: stakeholder engagement, GDPR, the common reporting standard and personal development.

View the programme and book your place here.

Jersey Annual Conference: Managing risk, leading change

Date: 26th April 2018

Location: The Royal Yacht Hotel, Jersey

As regulation of financial services continues to tighten and political uncertainty in the UK and Europe creates greater instability in the market, company secretaries and governance professionals in Jersey have an opportunity to take the wheel and be at the forefront of thinking and innovation in governance, risk and compliance.

ICSA’s offshore jurisdiction events are designed specifically for company secretaries and governance leaders. This year’s Jersey conference takes on the theme ‘Managing Risk, Leading Change’ and reflects the bold role that Jersey can play in the governance environment. The conference reveals the new agenda for ICSA: The Governance Institute and explores themes arising from the upcoming changes to the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Delegates will benefit from expert input on topics including: stakeholder engagement, GDPR, conflicts of interest and personal development.

View the programme and book your place here.

Directors’ Education and Accreditation Program (25.5 ICSA CPD Hours)

Start date: 8th May 2018

End date: 10th May 2018

Location: Toronto, ON

The DEAP welcomes experienced and newly appointed directors with management or professional experience. Participants are drawn from a mix of backgrounds including public, Crown and not-for-profit corporations.

Isle of Man Annual Conference: Managing risk, leading change

Date: 9th May 2018

Location: The Sefton Hotel, Isle of Man

As regulation of financial services continues to tighten and political uncertainty in the UK and Europe creates greater instability in the market, company secretaries and governance professionals on the Isle of Man have an opportunity to lead thinking and innovation in governance, risk and compliance.

ICSA’s offshore jurisdiction events are designed specifically for company secretaries and governance leaders. This year’s Isle of Man conference takes on the theme ‘Managing Risk, Leading Change’ and reflects the bold role that the Isle of Man can play in the governance environment. The conference will also take a look at the new agenda for ICSA: The Governance Institute.

Delegates will benefit from expert input on topics including: stakeholder engagement, personal development, cyber security and reputation management.

View the programme and book your place here.

Women in Governance Awards Gala Dinner

Date: 10th May 2018

Time: 18:30

Award winners in all categories will be announced at a special Gala Dinner being held on the evening of Thursday 10 May 2018.

Join us for an evening of celebration and acknowledgement of the commitment made by all Award finalists to promote, enhance and advance support for gender diversity in the governance space.

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Women on Boards Conference

Date: 10th May 2018

Time: 08:30 - 17:00

The 3rd annual Women on Boards Conference will be held on 10 May 2018 at the Pullman Hotel in Auckland. The programme will include plenty of interesting and practical content to help you develop and map your governance career.

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Sports Governance Workshop: Assessing the culture of sport

Date: 11th May 2018

Location: ICSA, Saffron House, 6-10 Kirby Street, London, EC1N 8TS

Following a number of high profile reports into bullying and athlete welfare in sport, this Sports Governance Workshop will look at the key questions around culture in the sector. This half day workshop will assess the current state of culture in sport, and offers an in-depth look at the best practice for measuring and managing culture. Delegates can take away learning from other sectors, and discuss how to practically apply them in their organisation, as well as focusing on what the future of governance in sport will look like. We bring together insights from a number of experts, providing a broad range of perspectives and drawing on experience from both in and beyond sport.

Find out more and book your place here.

Ireland Annual Conference: Leading board development

Date: 17th May 2018

Location: The Printworks, Dublin Castle, Dublin 2

The ICSA Ireland Annual Conference is the largest annual event for company secretaries and governance professionals in Ireland.

This year, the conference takes on the theme ‘leading board development’. The programme has been uniquely designed to address the challenges that boards are facing and offer solutions to help company secretaries and governance professionals develop the skills and knowledge needed to help guide the board through unsettled times. Delegates can approach the challenges they face with renewed vigour, and reflect on the value of good governance.

Covering three core themes of personal development, technical and thought leadership, delegates will benefit from technical updates and expert input on topics including subsidiary governance, improving both individual and organisational effectiveness, and tension in the boardroom.

View the programme and book your place here.

HKICS Welcome Drinks for New Graduates and Associates

Date: 18th May 2018

Time: 18:30 - 20:30

Location: Shop 2, G/F The Centrium, 60 Wyndham Street, Central, Hong Kong

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) will host a fun and relaxing Welcome Drinks evening event, a great opportunity to connect with other newly admitted Associates and Graduates in 2017/2018 as well as our Council and Committee members. The HKICS aims to keep the Associates and Graduates update with the latest development of the Chartered Secretarial profession and HKICS. For more info, click here

HKICS 46th AP ECPD Seminars in Beijing jointly with Shanghai Stock Exchange Visit

Start date: 23rd May 2018

End date: 25th May 2018

Location: Yulong International Hotel (No. 40, Fucheng Road, Haidian District, Beijing, China)

The Hong Kong Institute of Chartered Secretaries (HKICS) will collaborate with the Shanghai Stock Exchange of China to hold a 3 days training on the topic of ‘Mergers & Acquisitions and Financing’ in Beijing for board secretaries of A+H share companies and affiliate persons (AP) of HKICS. The Enhanced Continuing Professional Development (ECPD) seminars will provide updates on relevant laws and regulations to participants.  HKICS aims to enhance the professional knowledge and practical skills of board secretaries of A+H share companies and affiliate persons, and to provide a platform for experience sharing and exchange through the training. For details, click here.