Corporate Directors Forum’s Governance Academy presents “The Essentials of Corporate Directorship”, last held May 16 & 17, 2016.  As directorship is an increasingly complex endeavor with ever–expanding responsibilities, this comprehensive, 2–day director training course is designed to expand your boardroom competencies, confidence and personal network.


LOGISTICS – Governance Academy 2016

Corporate Directors Forum’s Governance Academy presented “The Essentials of Corporate Directorship”: Monday, May 16 – Tuesday, May 17, 2016
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For more information, please contact Corporate Directors Forum at 858/455-7930 or

Program Location:

All sessions will be held in the Manchester Boardroom (Room #226) at the Joan B. Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice on the University of San Diego campus, 5998 Alcala Park, San Diego, CA, 92110.

Transportation & Parking:

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

The distance between the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa and the program site (at University of San Diego) is less than 3 miles; we suggest taking a taxi/Uber or other ground transportation to/from the hotel.

Driving: Complimentary parking will be available for those driving.


We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hilton San Diego Resort & Spa located just minutes away on Mission Bay, for the special conference rate of $185 per night (tax and hospitality fees not included). To secure your reservation, please contact the Hilton directly at (619) 276-4010 and reference the room block for Corporate Directors Forum’s “Governance Academy 2016”.

General Information:

Business casual is appropriate for all activities. Be sure to bring a light jacket/sweater since meeting room can be cool.
If you have any special needs, please let us know at the time of registration. Requests are kept confidential.

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, our other annual programs, and monthly events.