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Directors Forum 2007 Brings Together Leaders in Corporate Governance

Submitted by: Corporate Directors Forum

Categories: Business Ethics

Posted: Nov 09, 2006 – 11:02 AM EST


SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 9, 2006--As corporate accountability continues to be at the forefront of discussions among business leaders, Directors Forum 2007 brings together directors, management and shareholders to discuss the most current corporate governance issues.

Directors Forum 2007, hosted by Corporate Directors Forum, will take place Jan. 21-23 at the University of San Diego and brings together 50 leaders in corporate governance and includes the following keynote speakers:

-- Paul S. Atkins, SEC Commissioner

-- Raymond Troubh, former chairman, Enron Corp.; director, Diamond Offshore Drilling, Gentiva Health Services and others

-- Robert E. Denham, director, Chevron Corp., Lucent Technologies; partner, Munger, Tolles & Olson LLP

-- Ann Yerger, Chartered Financial Analyst; executive director, Council of Institutional Investors

Program Chairman Larry Stambaugh said the caliber of the speakers, combined with the conference's unique setting and dedication to addressing the most pressing corporate governance issues, make the event one that is not to be missed.

"Conference attendance is limited to 250, allowing for interaction between attendees and speakers, which include the best minds in business, corporate governance and institutional investing," said Stambaugh. "Whether you are a director, a person building or running a business, a shareholder or someone with an interest in corporate governance, this conference will offer valuable insight to all."

Conference topics include:

-- Access to director nominations and majority vote/proxy rule changes

-- Board/corporate social responsibility -- new, tough issues

-- Audit committee -- 404/PCAOB changing priorities

-- Media/public perception of boards -- finding balance

-- Hedgefunds: their influence in corporate governance

-- The self-regulatory dilemma for stock exchanges

-- Hot topics and current issues in corporate governance

-- Conducting effective executive sessions of the board

-- Emerging practices in executive compensation

The registration fee for Directors Forum 2007 is $1,695 per person before Dec. 4, 2006, and $1,995 after and includes all sessions, meals and breaks beginning at 5 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 21, 2007, and ending at 12:30 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2007.

For more information or to register, visit http://www.directorsforum.org/2007 or call 858-455-7930.

Corporate Directors Forum was founded in San Diego in 1991 and provides director education, peer networking and director mentoring resources.

Copyright Business Wire 2006

For more information, please contact:

Teresa Siles Nuffer, Smith, Tucker
Phone: 619-296-0605, ext. 231


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