JOIN US FOR: Director Of The Year | Directors Summit


BDO Office
3570 Carmel Mountain Rd., Suite 400


Nov 18 2021


8:30 am - 3:30 pm

Essentials of Corporate Directorship: Preparing for Your First Board Seat

Public companies are continuously searching for qualified board candidates. California mandates requiring greater diversity and inclusion on boards create even more demand.

Understand the full scope of what it means to be a director on a publicly-traded company board. Let Corporate Directors Forum help you better position yourself as a board-ready candidate by providing you with the essentials of corporate governance.

This 6-hour, seminar will cover the most critical elements of directorship:

Roles & Responsibilities of Directors & Role of the Board in Strategy
Slate of Board Nominees – Being Nominated
Mergers & Acquisitions
Securities Law
Directors & Officers Insurance



Marsha Chandler, Director, Biocept
Teresa Jacques,
Partner, Technology and Board Practice, Major Executive Search
Scott Stanton, Partner, Mintz
Michele Comtois, Principal, Executive Liability Practice Leader, Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency, LLC
Brad Hering, Client Executive, Executive Liability Division, Marsh & McLennan Insurance Agency, LLC


8:30 am – 9:00 am: Breakfast & Registration
9:00 am – 9:15 am: Introductions
9:15 am – 10:40 am: Roles & Responsibilities of Directors & Role of the Board in Strategy
10:40 am – 10:50 am: BREAK
10:50 am – 11:50 am: Slate of Board Nominees – Being Nominated
12:00 pm – 12:45 pm: Lunch
12:45 pm – 2:30 pm: Mergers & Acquisitions and Securities Law
2:30 pm – 2:40 pm: BREAK
2:40 pm – 3:25 pm: D&O Insurance
3:25 pm: Wrap-up

CDF Members: $375
Non-Members: $450

Given current healthcare concerns, all attendees are required to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19.

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Corporate Members & Strategic Partner Members: Please contact us at to register at the Member rate.

Thank You to Our Event and Host Sponsor!