Stronger governance

Creating better business

2017 National Governance Conference

Stronger Governance – Better Boards Create Better Business

The premier event in New Zealand for governance professionals!


Dr Michelle Dickinson (Nanogirl) is joining us as Conference MC for the day!

Michelle is Director of Nanogirl Labs Ltd and a senior lecturer in Engineering at the University of Auckland. As a nanotechnologist, Michelle is passionate about engineering innovative tech solutions and providing strategic future technology advice to government and corporate organisations. She was awarded the Member of New Zealand Order of Merit and is a 2016 Women of Influence Award winner.

We are pleased to announce that our morning key note speaker is Julie Garland McLellan

Julie is one of Australia’s leading governance consultants and boardroom experts. Julie is also conducting a full-day masterclass on “Presenting to Board Directors and Senior Executives” the day before the conference.

Special pricing available when booking for both events - view masterclass event details.

Why you should attend

Local and international thought leaders in the areas of governance, compliance and risk management will stimulate fresh thinking and provide you with the essential tools and knowledge to navigate the changes that are affecting our profession.

Every presentation, workshop and panel discussion will focus on emerging trends and the latest developments in corporate and not-for-profit governance.

The day will inspire, educate, and motivate over 100 of New Zealand’s best and brightest practitioners – make sure you are one of them!

Register now and take advantage of this unique opportunity to hear the latest thinking on topical governance issues, network with presenters and peers from within the industry, and grab a valuable 8 hours CPD all in one informative and value-packed day!


Early-bird Members: $550 (incl GST)
Early-bird Non-members: $625 (incl GST)
Early-bird pricing ends 31 August 2017

You may want to consider our Special Offer!

Attend both the masterclass on Wednesday 20 September and the conference on Thursday 21 September for the special early bird price of:

Members: $900 (incl GST)
Non-members: $1,000 (incl GST)

Please contact Nicola Scott if you would like to take up this special offer.

Note: No refunds will be given if cancelled within 48 hours prior to the event


Novotel Ellerslie
72-112 Greenlane Road East

The venue is offering all conference delegates a special accommodation rate of 15% discount off the available room rate between 19 - 21 September. Please mention " Governance Conference" when booking.


Eligible for 8 hours structured CPD

  • 08:30 am - 05:00 pm

  • 21 Sep 2017

  • Novotel Ellerslie

  • 625.00