2017 National Governance Conference

This conference is the premier event in New Zealand for governance professionals!

The theme of this year’s conference is “Stronger Governance – Better Boards Create Better Business”.
We are pleased to advise the morning key note speaker is Julie Garland McLellan, one of Australia’s leading governance consultants and boardroom experts.
Every presentation, workshop and panel discussion will focus on emerging trends and the latest developments in corporate and not-for-profit governance.

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.

Full conference programme coming soon!

Why attend?

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

Just some of the sessions on the programme include:

  • Morning and afternoon Key Note speakers
  • Effective Minutes – the cornerstone of an effective board
  • Integrated Reporting – telling your story
  • Board Dynamics – getting the balance right
  • Navigating Shareholder Activism – tactics to deal with activists, both good and bad
  • Case Study – a moral and ethical failure
  • Essential Risk Management – issues such as culture, frameworks and reporting
  • Becoming a Non Executive Director (NED) – bringing independence and effecting change
  • Practical Steps to Tackling Cyber Security Risks
  • Adaptability Intelligence (AQ) – career development workshop
  • Third Party Governance – creating a robust, stable and ethical supply chain
  • Making the most of social media in the Not-for-Profit world

You may also want to consider attending the masterclass on “Presenting to Board Directors and Senior Executives” being held the day before the conference i.e. Wednesday 20 September. Follow the link for special pricing!

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 15 August 2017)


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