Programme

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3 July 2024

9.00

Main registration, exhibition and networking


10.00

Welcome address


10.05

CEO address and welcome

  • Sara Drake, CEO, The Chartered Governance Institute UK & Ireland

10.15

Keynote address


10.35

Panel: Governance, Risks and Ethics

Robust and dependable governance practices are essential for any organisation. In this session, panellists will discuss effective risk management and how to establish an effective control framework.


11.15

Refreshment break


11.45

Equipping the board

Explore the influence of technology on working practices and the need for boards to be technically adept in light of modern developments. Find out how board members can harness technology to enhance boardroom performance.


12.25

In conversation with…

At Governance 2024, the CGIUKI’s ‘Engage Governance’ podcast series come to you live. As always, the podcast will deliver debate and discussion with industry leaders and future thinkers around the latest issues affecting the governance profession.


13.00

Lunch break


14.00

Breakout Session

1 - What’s new? UK Corporate Governance Code

Hear directly from the FRC as they discuss the 2024 UK Corporate Governance Code with panellists.

2 - How to get your first NED position

Governance professionals possess many of the skills required to become a NED. This practical session will provide actional advice and tips to secure a position as a NED.

3 - What’s new? Charity Governance Code

This session will look at future developments of the code.

4 - Partner session


14.40

Breakout Sessions

1 - Introduction to board performance reviews

Enjoy a sample of the popular CGIUKI course which provides practical advice on procurement, facilitation and conduct of board performance reviews for those with little or no experience of the process.

2 - Exam workshop

Prepare for your CGIUKI exams at this dedicated session for students focusing on key revision topics.

3 - Trustee diversity and recruitment

Asking and answering some challenging questions around recruiting an effective trustee board.

4 - Partner session


15.20

Breakout Sessions

1 - Session TBC
2 - How to have difficult conversations
The governance professionals’ role as a trusted advisor can require them to have some difficult conversations. This session provides advice on how to approach and conduct difficult conversations in a constructive way.
3 - CGI Guidance Note
4 - Partner session

16.00

Are you ready for change?

Ahead of the forthcoming election, are you ready for change? Leaders from listed, private and public companies share their thoughts on how changes in government could affect your organisation.


16:30

Closing remarks


16.40

Drinks reception


4 July 2024

9.00

Main registration, exhibition and networking


10.00

Welcome address


10.05

Keynote Address


10.25

Addressing ED&I

Equality, diversity and inclusion, or EDI, is a critical priority for many businesses worldwide. While considerable progress has been made in recent years, there is still a long way to go to ensure lasting change.


11.15

Refreshment break


11.45

Companies House updates

The Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Act will radically change the way that Companies House works. This session will delve recent changes to UK company law.


12.15

Innovation vs regulation

AI is set to revolutionise the way we work. In this debate speakers put forward arguments for AI Innovation vs Regulation.


12.45

Lunch break


13.45

Breakout Sessions

1 - Corporate Reporting Insights

Explore current changes in corporate reporting, with examples of good practice.

2 - Building your governance career

Be inspired to create the governance career that’s right for you as panellists share stories about their career journeys through governance.

3 - Charity Reporting Insights

This session we discuss charity reporting, metrics and data across the sector and how charities can measure their impact, supported with examples of best practice.

4 - Partner session


14.25

Breakout Sessions

1 - Corporate Supply Chain Governance
2 - CGI Session

Find out how CGIUKI can support you through every stage of your career.

3 - Roundtable

Attend one of our roundtables to network and share ideas with like-minded industry peers in a less formal environment.

Discussions will focus on areas including education, academy trusts and sports governance to name a few.

4 - Partner session


15.05

Breakout Sessions

1 - Session TBC
2 - Session TBC

3 - Session TBC
4 - Partner session

15.45

Session TBC


16.15

Closing remarks