We've partnered again with our friends at Consort Strategy to bring you another Cambridge Governance Symposium.
IAL members will receive an exclusive discount on the event registration fee. Register on or before 18th February to save twice with our current early bird offer!
We're taking the Cambridge Governance Symposium online in 2021, making our programme available to a wider, global audience. Our objectives however remain unchanged – to engage in debate on contemporary issues, to share knowledge of innovations, and to foster closer collaboration between boards and their executives.
Knowledge exchange is pivotal to individual professional development and organisational growth but rather than simply host a platform for one-way discourse, we’re giving the 2021 Symposium substantive focus, and will use the time to facilitate task-based learning. We will of course host some superlative keynote speakers, but the emphasis of the day will be on group work and developing tangible outputs for the benefit of both delegates and our wider professional community.
In advance of the Symposium, we will pose specific questions relating to our 2021 themes (see below). We’ll then use Symposium discussion, opinion and analysis to inform the content of two white papers and/or guidance documents for publication in May 2021.
These are two highly topical transformative subjects with which boards of all associations should engage; and this is a distinct opportunity for you to learn about key governance obligations and opportunities; and to influence associations’ strategies for realising social impact through sustainable development and the use of emerging technologies, both within and through the boardroom.
The full programme will be published in due course but will follow the below format:
10.05: Keynote (AI)
10.40: Solution Room Breakouts (AI)
12.15: Hyde Park Corner
13.35: Afternoon Energiser
14.00: Keynote: Alison Taylor, Executive Director, Ethical Systems
14.35: Solution Room Breakouts (ESG)
16.05: Closing Remarks and Findings
16.20: Post-event Social
Subject to change
Alison works on challenges at the intersection of corporate integrity, risk and responsibility. She is the Executive Director of Ethical Systems, which is part of NYU Stern School of Business and is a collaboration between leading academics working on behavioural science, systems thinking and organisational psychology.
In addition, Alison is an Adjunct Professor at NYU Stern School of Business, where she teaches professional responsibility and leadership to undergraduate and MBA students. She holds Senior Advisor roles at BSR and Wallbrook and is a 2019-21 member of the World Economic Forum's Global Future Council on Transparency and Anti-Corruption, and a member of the UK government's Business Integrity Initiative expert panel.
Alison has a long track record of consulting for large multinational companies, on strategy, sustainability, political and social risk, culture and behaviour, human rights, ethics and compliance, stakeholder engagement, ESG, and anti-corruption.
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