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Corporate Directors Forum 2011

Event Start DateSunday, January 23, 2011 – Tuesday, January 25, 2011
Institute for Peace & Justice
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The University of San Diego and the School of Business Administration will sponsor and host the 2011 Corporate Directors Forum’s annual conference in the Kroc Institute for Peace & Justice building. The conference, being held January 23-25, is designed to encourage interaction between the nation's leading corporate governance authorities and attendees, which are limited to 250.

"It is always an honor to host this distinguished event," said David Pyke, dean of USD’s School of Business Administration. "The gathering attracts speakers and attendees who are thought leaders in corporate governance, and it creates a dynamic environment to learn about the opportunities and challenges facing corporations and regulators."

Distinguished business leaders from a variety of industries will discuss the most challenging issues directors face. Keynote speakers will include: 

  • Phil Angelides, chairman, Financial Crisis Inquiry Commission 
  • Robert C. Doll, chief equity strategist, BlackRock 
  • Ira M. Millstein, senior partner, Weil, Gotshal & Manges LLP
  • Anne M. Mulcahy, former chairman and CEO, Xerox Corp.; director, Target Corp., Johnson & Johnson

Other corporate governance thought leaders participating include: Bonnie Hill (The Home Depot; Yum! Brands); Laban Jackson (JP Morgan); Steve Rosenblum (Wachtell Lipton); Anne Simpson (CalPERS); Richard Koppes (National Association of Public Pension Attorneys); Lee Mitau (U.S. Bancorp); Damon Silvers (AFL-CIO, TARP); Patrick McGurn (Institutional Shareholder Services); Margaret Foran (Prudential); David Batchelder (Relational Investors LLC); Lynn Turner (LECG, Colorado Public Employees’ Retirement Association); Kenneth Daly (National Association of Corporate Directors); and Robert Herz (Financial Accounting Standards Board), and many others.

"We’re excited to hear directly from high-caliber speakers on a wide range of issues critical to today’s business leaders," said Larry Stambaugh, program chairman. "The intimate setting, combined with the event being in sunny San Diego, makes it an excellent environment to network with and learn from the nation’s top leaders in corporate governance."

Directors Forum 2011 is open to the public, and ticket prices are $1,695 per person if postmarked before Jan. 7, 2011, and $1,995 after that date. Corporate Directors Forum and Forum for Corporate Directors (in Orange County) members receive a $200 discount off the registration fee. To RSVP, please call (858) 455-7930 or register online at www.directorsforum.com/conference

For more information, visit www.directorsforum.org.

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