In Person

Society for Corporate Governance 2024 National Conference

July 15 – 17, 2024
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
Event details
July 15 – 17, 2024
10:03 am Eastern Daylight Time
Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center
201 Waterfront St., National Harbor, MD 20745

Event summary

The Society for Corporate Governance’s 2024 National Conference will provide practical and timely insights on what current trends mean for public and private companies, boards and management teams – and how governance professionals can play a leading role in helping their organizations succeed in today’s environment and beyond.

Corporate governance professionals will gain key insights on how to stay ahead of governance trends, processes and future regulations.


Featured agenda item

Monday, July 15, 2024 | 2:25 – 3:15 pm EDT

Going From Private to Public Via IPO or Change in Control (What to Do and What to Stop Doing!)

Cooley partner Eric Blanchard will speak on this panel discussing the benefits of going public and the work that is required to do so.

Some of the topics that will be addressed include: 

  • The IPO (initial public offering) process
  • Board composition and governance practices
  • Compensation plans
  • Financial and accounting systems and controls
  • Disclosure systems and controls
  • Preparing for activism and crises
  • Key partners you’ll need in addition to your lawyers and bankers

For more information, please email Erica Koljonen.

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