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2015 National Conference  


Connect ǀ Communicate ǀ Collaborate Focus

Connect – Reception for Society Leaders and First Time Attendees - Thursday Evening, June 25. 

Communicate – Breakout Session – “Board Materials:  What Directors REALLY Want and Need", Thursday, June 25

Collaborate - Breakout Session - "Who's the Boss" Understanding and Supporting Different Board Leadership Structures”, Friday, June 2


"As always the [2014] National Conference was fantastic. The plenary and break-out sessions were informative. The National Conference is always the best professional association conference that I have the privilege to attend."

2014 National Conference Attendee

Keynote Speaker - David Axelrod

We are pleased to welcome David Axelrod as our keynote luncheon speaker on Thursday, June 25. Mr. Axelrod is former Senior Advisor to President Obama, and author of the new bestseller Believer: My 40 years in Politics.


Saturday Brunch with Cokie Roberts

Join us on Saturday, June 27 for the closing address by Cokie Roberts, political commentator for ABS News, syndicated columnist and best-selling author. Ms. Roberts will be signing copies of her latest book, Capital Dames, which chronicles the independence and political empowerment of women in Washington during the Civil War.


Opening Address - SEC Chair Mary Jo White

Thursday's opening address will be given by Mary Jo White, Chair, U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission. Chair White was sworn in as the 31st Chair of the SEC in April 2013. This will be her first time addressing Society members.


Important Dates

May 20, 2015 - Last day to cancel registration to receive a full refund, minus $100.

May 26, 2015 - Childcare forms must be received in order to guarantee participation in the Society's childcare program.

May 27, 2015 - Deadline for early registration discount.

June 2, 2015 - Hotel room block expires at Sheraton Chicago Hotel & Towers.

June 3, 2015 - Last day to cancel registration to receive 50% refund, minus $100.

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Boardvantage Bridgeway Broadridge
Center for Audit Quality CFA Institute Citgo
Diligent Board Member Services EY Innisfree
 Latham & Watkins
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