2018 National Governance Conference

Building your governance toolkit

Inspiring, Informative and Incisive – National Governance Conference 2018

Join fellow governance professionals for a day of energy, expertise and experience that will set you up with extra skills and resources to add to your governance toolkit – and get 8 hours of CPD!


Igor Drinkovic

Topical Regulatory Issues Affecting Us All

Igor will discuss recent legal developments in the corporate world including OIO regime changes, NZX Rules Revision and AML.

Igor is a Senior Associate in the corporate team. He specialises in public M&A and securities law and advises local and foreign clients on public takeovers, public capital raisings, private placements, employee share schemes and listed company matters in general.

View our full programme for the day


topic speaker
Four Day Week: Generosity or Necessity? Andrew Barnes, Innovator, Entrepreneur and Philanthropist
How You Make Decisions
Are we rational decision makers? When we make a decision are we really being objective? You may be surprised at the unconscious biases that affect your decision making...
Paul Brownsey , Co-founder & CIO, Pathfinder Asset Management
Emerging technologies causing disruption - are they the "real thing?"
Nathan Bryant-Taukiri, Managing Director, Potentia
Responding to a Cyber-Security Breach
Practical ways to manage and mitigate risks associated with a cyber breach
Dave Clark, NZ Territory Manager, RSA (a Division of DellEMC)

Risk, Audit and Remuneration Committees
A practical and pragmatic look at who, when, how and what?
Paul Connell, Director and Chair
Consciously Overcoming Unconscious Bias
What is it, how does the brain engage in it and what is the impact in the boardroom and organisations?
Julie Hardaker, Lawyer and Chair of Women on Boards
Topical Regulatory Issues Affecting Us All
Recent developments in the corporate world including OIO regime changes, NZX Rules Revision and AML
Igor Drinkovic, MinterEllisonRuddWatts
When Governance Goes Wrong
Interactive case study session
John Horsley FCIS, Lecturer in Governance
Inspirational session to wrap up! Ralph Brayham, Strategist and leader focused on making a difference
Panel Discussion: Conflict in the Boardroom Chair: Julie Hardaker
Panelists: Paul Connell, Dominique Dowding & Craig Fisher
Key note presentation Dominique Dowding, Chief Executive Officer, Auckland Trotting Club Inc.


Members: $575 (incl GST)
Non-members: $650 (incl GST)


The Pullman
Corner Princes Street and Waterloo Quadrant
Auckland City


Eligible for 8 hours structured CPD

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

Major Business Partner

Supporting Partners

  • 08:30 am - 05:00 pm

  • 13 Sep 2018

  • The Pullman

  • 650.00