Directors Forum 2018 – Registration

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  • Email your completed form to:
  • Fax your completed form to: (858) 455-7387
  • Mail to: 4350 Executive Drive, Suite 308, San Diego, CA 92121

Contact Corporate Directors Forum for more information:
(858) 455.7930 or

2018 Registration Fees
CDF & FCD Member Rate: $1,750

Non-Member Rate: $2,050
  • Program fee includes all sessions, materials, receptions and meals beginning at 5:00 p.m. Sunday, January 21, 2018 and ending at 12:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 23, 2018.
  • Payment must be included with registration.
  • Please note that lodging is not included in the program fee, although discounted room rates are offered through the conference–see Lodging Information below.
Additional Discounts and Promotions
  • Buy 3, Bring 1 Free
    For any 3 reservations purchased, you will receive 1 free attendee at the conference. We encourage boards and management teams to take full advantage of this opportunity. Bring your colleagues – groups do not have to be from the same organization.
    Call 858/455.7930 to learn more!
  • Bring a Guest and Receive 20% off YOUR registration
    Bring a guest to join you and receive a 20% discount on YOUR registration fee.
    Call 858/455.7930 to learn more!
  • Government and Academic Discounts
    A limited number of spots are available for government and academic attendees. For more information, please contact Corporate Directors Forum at (858) 455-7930 or
  • Join Corporate Directors Forum NOW and receive the Discounted Member Rate!
    Join CDF now and receive an automatic $300 discount off your conference registration fee and enjoy all of the benefits of membership for the following 12 months. The cost of individual membership is $500 per year.  Review the full list of membership benefits and apply for membership today!
Continuing Education Credits

Corporate Directors Forum is an approved provider of MCLE credits with the State Bar of California.  Transferability of these credits to other state bars should be verified with those states. Participation at all conference sessions will provide 11 MCLE total credit hours.

Corporate Directors Forum is a provider of CE credits. California Certified Public Accountants may earn a total of 11 CPE credit hours. Transferability of these credits to other state accreditation agencies should be verified with those states.

Program Location

All sessions and events will be held at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on the University of San Diego campus, located at 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA, 92110.  A complimentary shuttle service will be provided between the conference hotel and the program site at the University of San Diego during conference hours. There is complimentary onsite parking.


San Diego International Airport is located approximately 15 minutes from the conference hotel, the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa. Taxis and Uber are readily available to and from the airport.

It is generally not necessary to rent a car because continuous, complimentary shuttle service will be provided between the conference hotel and the program site at the University of San Diego, beginning on Sunday evening before the reception through the end of the conference on Tuesday at noon.

Lodging Information

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa, (1775 E. Mission Bay Drive, San Diego, CA 92109) located just minutes away on Mission Bay, for the special conference rate of $199 per night (tax and hospitality fees not included). To make your reservation, please contact Ori Jepsen at, or call 858-455-7930, to make a reservation on your behalf.

General Information

Business attire is appropriate for all conference activities.  Please be sure to bring a light jacket/sweater as meeting rooms and outside reception areas can be cool.  Secure baggage storage is also available.  All attendees will have full access to wireless internet, printers, faxes and conference call rooms at the conference site.

Please let us know at the time of registration if you have any special needs; all requests are kept confidential.

Cancellation Policy

Cancellation requests which are postmarked, faxed or emailed on or before 5:00 p.m. on January 12, 2018 will receive a full refund, minus a $100 processing fee.  After January 12th, you will receive a 50% refund.  No refunds will be made after January 15, 2018, although substitutions will be accepted with notice. “No Shows” will forfeit all registration fees.


Keynote Sponsors

Affiliate Sponsors

For questions about the Directors Forum conference or 2018 sponsorship details, please contact Corporate Directors Forum at 858/455-7930, or via email at

Corporate Directors Forum is a  San Diego-based, 501(c)(6) nonprofit organization founded in 1991. Its purpose is to help directors, and those who support them, build more effective boards through continuous learning and peer-networking.  We believe that boards of directors are strategic assets of corporations, education makes better directors, better directors make boards more effective, and more effective boards make better corporations.

Please contact Corporate Directors Forum at 858/455-7930 or for more information on membership and events.