Human Capital and the Board Forum

Create Long-Term Value Through Your Talent & Pay Strategies

An exclusive event for Public Company Comp Committee Members and CHROs

Human capital is the driving force behind every successful business.
From the C-suite to the front line, your talent is the key to innovation and growth. Join us for a one-day forum where public company board members and chief HR executives will come together to discuss the critical issues at the intersection of people, business strategy, and governance.

This is an opportunity to learn from your peers and leading human capital and executive pay experts. Don't miss this chance to shape the future of your organization.

Why Attend

Strategic Alignment

Learn how high-performing companies align business strategy with compensation to maximize long-term shareholder gain and operational stability.

Shareholder Expectations

Understand what shareholders expect in terms of pay-for-performance, ESG, talent management, and corporate culture.

Talent Retention

Build compensation plans that attract and retain essential talent—both in the C-Suite and among future leaders.

Culture Transformation

Help your executive team adapt corporate culture to evolving workplace trends to attract and retain high-performing talent.

Incentive Plan Excellence

Implement well-defined, defensible incentive plans that align with shareholder returns and growth goals.

Talent Development​

Assess your company’s talent risks, challenges, and opportunities to improve talent development and retention efforts.

Agenda Highlights

9:40 - 10:30 am

Prioritizing the Culture Conversation

Neglect your company’s culture and you will pay the price. It’s critical today to develop a proactive approach to understanding, shaping, and assessing corporate culture. In this session, you will discover a disciplined, deliberate approach to culture oversight and answer: How can my board measure the organizational culture's strength and hold management accountable?

Featured Speaker:

  • Christine Spadafor, Board Member, Boyd Gaming Corporation; Former Board Member, Kindred at Home

10:30 - 11:20 am

Retaining Your Top Talent: Connecting Development, Compensation, and Succession Planning

Strengthen the ties between leadership development, succession, and compensation discussions to retain your key executives. Learn cutting-edge strategies to reward, retain, and develop high-potential candidates effectively that will give you a competitive edge.

Featured Speaker:

  • Alex Wolff, Board Member, Albemarle and Frontier Group Holdings and previously PG&E Corp

11:40 am - 12:30 pm

Interactive Breakouts (CHRO and Board Member Breakout Tracks)
  1. CHRO Peer Discussion: Presenting to the Board
    Explore the evolving role of the CHRO in talent management and become a go-to resource for your board. Prepare for board-level governance discussions and arm your directors with the right information they need to provide proper oversight and answer to stakeholders.

  2. Compensation Committee Member Peer Discussion
    Goal Setting in a Softened Economy Navigate market uncertainties while driving performance. Learn tactics to improve goal setting, align incentives, and prioritize performance metrics for your compensation programs.

12:30 - 1:45 pm

Working Lunch Breakouts (concurrent)
  1. CHRO Peer Discussion: Transforming the HR Function
    Discover how the HR function can become a strategic partner to the CEO and Board in influencing and executing business transformation

  2. Compensation Committee Member Peer Discussion: The Regulatory and Investor Landscape for Executive Pay in 2024
    Stay informed about regulatory and investor trends impacting executive pay plans and communications.

1:45 - 2:30 pm

The Future of Work is Now

Employee expectations have changed, at the same time technology is rapidly altering how we live and work. Understand the macro shift that is emerging so you can help your organization embrace the future of work and create a workplace that is both productive and engaging, and where employees can thrive.

Featured Speakers:

  • Dr. Tracy Brower, Author, The Secrets to Happiness at Work and Bring Work to Life; Vice President of Workplace Insights, Steelcase
  • Donna Flynn, Vice President, Global Talent Management, Steelcase


Dr. Tracy Brower

Author, The Secrets to Happiness at Work and Bring Work to Life; Vice President of Workplace Insights, Steelcase

Donna Flynn

Vice President, Global Talent Management, Steelcase

Christine Spadafor

Board Member, Boyd Gaming Corporation; Former Board Member, Kindred at Home

Alex Wolff

Board Member, Albemarle and Frontier Group Holdings and previously PG&E Corp

An exclusive event designed to bring together Compensation Committee Members and CHROs

Board directors can benefit from the expertise of CHROs. This event will help board members with:

CHROs can benefit from the expertise of board members. This event will help CHROs with:


Single Ticket Rate
$995$695Early Rate Expires Sept. 30
Team of Two
Discounted Rate for Two Tickets
$1,990$990Early Rate Expires Sept. 30

Human Capital + NomGov Forum

Discounted Rate for Two Events
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Why Corporate Board Member for Education?

Since 2013, Corporate Board Member has provided exceptional compensation-focused educational programs in collaboration with leading advisers and veteran directors. Now, in partnership with Chief Executive Group's StrategicCHRO360, we unite to address expanding human capital issues beyond executive pay. Benefit from informative speakers, peer-to-peer learning, and an interactive format designed to foster connections and tackle your most pressing human capital challenges.

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