Events in the Board Leadership Society

Previous events (2018)

Digital Imperatives for Boards of Directors

December 4, 5.00 – 7.00 pm. CBS, Porcelænshaven 22

Auditor’s role, Governance and Value creation in small and medium-sized, Owner-driven enterprises and Family-owned companies – Interaction between the Board, Management and Auditor; value adding/crippling events

November 20, 7.30 – 9.15 am. CBS, Porcelænshaven 22

Political Risk Assessment and an Overview of Geopolitics and the Political Risks for Businesses around the World

November 12, 5.00 – 7.00 pm. CBS, Porcelænshaven 22

The inaugural lecture of Lars Rebien Sørensen as adjunct professor at CBS

November 1, 2018, 3.00 – 5.00 pm. CBS, Porcelænshaven 22

The Institutional Investors Direct Investment in Danish Companies

October 2, 5.30 – 7.00 pm. Dansk Industri

The General Assembly 2018

October 1, 9.00 am – 1.00 pm. Dansk Industri

A New Tax Model for Business Transfer to Business Funds

September 24, 4.30 – 6.30 pm. CBS, 2000 Frederiksberg

Conference on Long-term Ownership

August 30 at 9.00 am – August 31 at 1 pm, CBS, Porcelænshaven

The inaugural lecture of Søren Bjerre-Nielsen as adjunct professor at CBS

August 29, 2018, 5.00 – 6.30 pm, CBS, Porcelænshaven

Previous events (2017)

Cyber Risks, Geopolitical Challenges and Security Policies 

Tuesday, December 5, 2017, 5.00 – 7.00 pm, Kromann Reumert, Sundkrogsgade 5, 2100 Copenhagen East

Executive Pay – in Denmark, Nordic and the UK

Wednesday, November 15, 2017, 5.00 – 7.00 pm, CBS, Porcelaenshaven

Value Creation transactions trough M&A 

Thursday, November 9, 2017, 3.30 – 7.30 pm, CBS, Porcelaenshaven

Banking On the Future – Rethinking the Financial Sector

Monday, October 30, 2017, 10.00 am – 6.00 pm, CBS, Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven

Report from Directors College – Globalization and the New Realities of International Trade

Tuesday, October 24, 2017, 5.00 – 7.00 pm, PensionDanmark, Langelinie Allé 43

The Finance Conference 2017 – Make the economy great again

Thursday, October 12, 2017, 9.30 am – 10.00 pm, Scandic Copenhagen

The Boards Role in Innovation and in setting a winning HRM Agenda towards 2020

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 5.30 – 7.00 pm, DI, H.C. Andersens Blvd. 18, 1787 København V

The annual meeting for founding members.

The inaugural lecture of Torben Möger Pedersen as adjunct professor at CBS

Tuesday, October 3, 2017, 3.00 – 5.00 pm, CBS, Solbjerg Plads

Directors College, Singularity University, Watson Center West

June 24 – 28, 2017, Standford University and Silicon Valley

Danish delegation including 27 Chairmen, CEO’s and professors participate in Directors College with 300 colleagues from USA and moreover the world.

The Democracy Summit 2017

Friday, June 15 – 18, 2017, Allinge, Bornholm

The Board’s priorities towards 2025

Wednesday, May 17, 2017, 4.30 – 6.30 pm (after the General Assembly), CBS, Porcelaenshaven

Key-note address by Steen Thomsen, Professor, CBS; Cass R. Sunstein, Professor, Harvard University; Flemming Besenbacher, Chairman; Tine Roed, CEO, DI; Thomas Thune Andersen, Chairman.

The General Assembly

Wednesday, May 17, 2017,  3.00 pm, CBS, Porcelaenshaven

Day of Industrial Foundations

Tuesday, May 16, 2017, 9.30 am – 3.00 pm, DI, H.C. Andersens Blvd.

Key-note address by Steen Thomsen, Professor, CBS; Birgitte Nauntofte, CEO, Novo Nordisk Fonden; Lene Skole, CEO, Lundbeckfonden; Brian Mikkelsen, Minister for Industry, Business and Financial Affairs; Henrik Sass Larsen, Political Leader; Marianne Philip, Partner, Kromann Reumert; Lars Erik-Brenøe, Chairman, A.P. Møller Fonden; Flemming Besenbacher, Board member, Carlsberg Fonden; Louise Schark Elholm, Tax Spokesperson; Jesper Petersen, Tax Spokesperson; René Gade, Tax Spokesperson; Pelle Dragsted, Business and Financial Spokesperson; Tine Roed, CEO, DI.

Executive Pay and Remuneration Committee Responsibilities

Tuesday, April 18, 2017, 7.30 – 9.15 am, EY, Osvald Helmuths Vej

Key-note address by Ken L. Bechmann, Professor, CBS; Ole Andersen, Chairman; Christian Hyldahl, CEO, ATP; Christian Frigast, Managing partner and Chairman, Axcel; Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen, Chairman.

Industrial Foundations and Code of Corporate Governance

Tuesday, March 7, 2017, 2.00 – 6.00 pm, CBS, Porcelaenshaven

Key-note address by Betina Hagerup, Erhvervsstyrelsen; Marianne Philip, Partner, Kromann Reumert & Komiteen for god fondsledelse; Sten Scheibye, Chairman, Novo Nordisk Fonden; Rasmus Feldthausen, Professor, University of Copenhagen; Steen Thomsen, Professor, CBS; Lars-Erik Brenøe, non-executive director, AP Møller Fonden; Lars Olsen, Chairman, Leo Fondet; Flemming Bligaard Pedersen, Chairman, Rambøll Fonden; Steffen Lüders, Communication Director, Novo Nordisk Fonden; Peter Høiland, Chairman, Wonderful Copenhagen Fonden.

How to get Growth Capital in the Stock Exchange

Tuesday, February 28, 2017, 1.00 – 5.00 pm, DI, H.C. Andersens Blvd.

Key-note address by Ken L. Bechmann, Professor, CBS; Claus Gregersen, CEO, Carnegie; Klaus Holse, CEO, SimCorp; Ole Andersen, Chairman, Danske Bank, Chr. Hansen and B&O, among others; Lars Bo Bertram, CEO, Bankinvest; Christian Frigast, Managing Partner, Axcel; Marianne Philip, Partner, Kromann Reumert.

The Boards Role and Leadership Style in companies challenged by digitization and disruption 

Monday, February 6, 2017, 3.00 – 6.00 pm, CBS, Porcelaenshaven

Professor Michael S. Dahl, Aarhus University; Lars Frederiksen, Chairman; Jørgen Bardenfleth, Chairman; Professor Jan Damsgaard, CBS; Lars Monrad-Gylling, Chairman; Tom Jacobsgaard, CEO, Board Leadership Society.

Active Ownership Code in Force for Institutional Investors

Friday, February 3, 2017, 08.30 – 11.00 am, CBS, Porcelaenshaven

  • Lars Frederiksen, Chairman from Komitéen for god Selskabsledelse
  • Laila Mortensen, CEO, Industriens Pension
  • Ken L. Bechmann, Professor, CBS
  • Kasper Brix-Andersen, CFA, Bankinvest

Cyber Risks in Global Corporations operating in Asia

Wednesday, January 18, 2017, 4.30 – 7.00 pm, CBS, Porcelaenshaven

Danish-Chinese Business Forum, Indian Danish Chamber of Commerce, Asia House og Bestyrelsesforeningen.

Presentation and panel discussion with among other Partner and attorney Torben Waage, Kromann Reumerts; Chief of Cyber Security Troels Ørting Jørgensen, Barclays Bank; Partner and Cyber Consultant Stiig Wæver, Partner, Praesidio Group or (Same from Hakluyt, UK based security and intelligence advisor with focus on Cybersecurity & geopolitical risk, China, Consequences of Brexit and EU reform, US politics); Chairman Birgit Aagaard-Svendsen; Chairman Birgit Nørgaard.

Previous events (2016)

Corporate Governance and Board Leadership in Partner-Owned Firms

12 December 2016, 4.30 – 6.30 pm, Dansk Erhverv, Slotsholmsgade

Key-note address and debate by Tom Jacobsgaard, CEO of the Board Leadership Society; Steen Thomsen, Professor at Copenhagen Business School; Anders Lavesen, Chairman and partner, Kromann Reumert; Lars Monrad-Gylling, Chairman of Schultz, among others; Bent Claudi Lassen, Chairman; Moderator Steffen Lüders, vice Chairman of the Board Leadership Society and Head of Communication and Stakeholder Relations, Novo Nordisk Foundation and Novo A/S; Mette Feifer, Marketing Director, Dansk Erhverv (The Confederation of Danish Enterprise)

Tougher demands on the board of pension funds

Friday, 16 December 2016, 08.30 – 10.30 am, Vartov, Farvergade 27

Key-note address and debate by Tom Jacobsgaard, CEO of the Board Leadership Society; Ken L. Bechmann, Professor, CBS; Jan Parner, vice-president, Finanstilsynet; Anne Broeng, non-executive director

Jim Hagemann Snabes’ Inaugural Lecture

There will be a brief welcome by the President of CBS, Per Holten Andersen, and the Heads of Department. This is followed by a longer introduction by Professor Majken Schulz, after which Jim Hagemann Snabe will give his inaugural presentation. Professor Thomas Ritter will then lead the discussion.

21 November 2016, 4.00 – 5.30 pm 

Digitization and Disruptive Technologies – Global Competitive Advantage in Danish Companies

4 October 2016, 5.30 – 7.00 pm, Dansk Industri, H.C. Andersens Blvd. 18

The annual meeting for the founding members of the Society. This year, the focus is on board leadership in times of change, specifically due to digitization and disruptive business models.

Presentations by Tine Roed (Deputy General Director of Dansk Industri (Confederation of Danish Industry); Chair of investment funds, i.e., Nykredit Alpha), Jim Hagemann Snabe (Former co-CEO of SAP; Chairman of World Economic Forum USA; Director of Maersk Group, Bang & Olufsen and Siemens, among others) and Merete Eldrup (CEO of TV2; Vice Chair of Nykredit and Gyldendal; Director of Rambøll). Facilitated by Professor Majken Schultz (Copenhagen Business School) and Tom Jacobsgaard (CEO of the Board Leadership Society)

Active Ownership by Institutional Investors

20 September 2016, 7.30 – 9.15 am, PensionDanmark, Langelinie Alle 43

Presentation by Dr. Hans-Christoph Hirt (Co-Head of Hermes EOS) and Panel Discussions by Torben Möger Pedersen (CEO of PensionDanmark), Carsten Stendevad (CEO of ATP), Lars Frederiksen (Chairman of Matas) and Professor Steen Thomsen (Copenhagen Business School). Facilitated by Professor Jesper Lau Hansen (University of Copenhagen)

Ownership and Governance – Key Drivers of profitability and Long-term Value Creation

13 September 2016, 5.00 – 6.20 pm, Porcelænshaven 22, CBS, 2000 Frederiksberg.

Christian Frigast’s Inaguration Speech.

Directors College

June 19 – 21, 2016. Stanford University, USA

The Annual Democracy Summit, Bornholm 2016

Growth and Value Creation for SME’s in Denmark!
June 16, 2016 – 4:00 pm. to 5:00 pm. In partnership with Dansk Industri in Klostergården

Life is full of questions. Running a business makes you have even more! Should you commit to digitization? What about the money? And who should run the family business when the managing director decides to leave? Dansk Industri and the Board Leadership Society invite you to debate how we can strengthen the SMEs in Denmark.

Participants 

– Deputy Director General, Tine Roed – Dansk Industri
– Minister of Business and Growth, Troels Lund Poulsen
– CEO, Tom Jacobsgaard – Board Leadership Society
– Chairman, Søren Ulstrup – Ulstrup Plast
– Professor Niels Westergaard-Nielsen, CBS
– Partner, Anders Lavesen, Kromann Reumert
– Partner, Jesper Ridder Olsen, EY
– Chairman of the Board of Directors, Birgit Nørgaard, the Danish Board Leadership Society
– Business Commentator, Søren Linding, JP Finans

       


Opportunities and Challenges in the Utility Sector – a debate about active ownership and value creation 

June 17 2016, 1:00 pm. – 2:00 pm. In KL´s tent on the dock

The utillity sector in Denmark employs 30,000 workers and has an annual turnover DKK 100bn. The sector delivers electricity, heat, gas, water, and removes waste and sewage – services which no one can live without in a modern society. Join us as we debate active ownership and value creation in the utilities industry.

Participants

– Mayor and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Martin Damm, KL
– Mayor and Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mads Jakobsen, Danish Waste Association
– Managing Director, Torben Möger Pedersen, PensionDanmark
– Managing Director, Joachim Sperling, Axcelfuture
– Partner and Board Member, Anders Stubbe Arndal, Kromann Reumert
– Business Commentator, Søren Linding, JP Finans
– CEO, Tom Jacobsgaard, Board Leadership Society

   

Getting Beyond Groupthink and Enabling Smarter Board Decision-Making

May 20, 2016 – 4:00 pm. to 6:00 pm. followed by reception. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Presentation and panel-debate by Professor and Chairman of the Board of Directors (NYC), Cass R. Sunstein, Harvard University. Professor Sunstein founded and directs the programme on Behavioral Economics and Public Policy at Harvard Law School. Mr. Sunstein has written and edited almost 50 books and has testified before congressional committees on many subjects. Mr. Sunstein serves as advisor to President Barack Obama and he worked permanently in the White House from 2009 to 2012.

General Meeting

May 20, 2016 3:30 pm to 4:00 pm. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Board Committees

April 19, 2016 7:30 am to 9:15 am. CBS Raavarebygningen, Porcelaenshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg

Presentation and debate by: Steen Thomsen, Peter Schütze, Thomas Thune Andersen and others.

Challenges in the Corporate Landscape and Effective Board Diversity

March 15, 2016 – 4:00 pm to 7:00 pm, followed by reception. CBS Raavarebygningen, Porcelaenshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg

Incentives and Compensation of Boards and Executive Management Team

March 8, 2016 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm, followed by reception. EY, Osvald Helmuths Vej 4, 2000 Frederiksberg

The Role of the Board in Setting Strategic Direction

January 26, 2016 – 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm, followed by reception. CBS Raavarebygningen, Porcelaenshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg

Presentation and debate by: Professor Flemming Poulfelt, Professor Thomas Ritter, Chairman Christian Frigast and Chairman and CEO Lars Liebst.

Previous Events (2015)

Industrial Foundations and Good Governance

January 21 – 2015 8:30 am to 12:00 pm. EY, Osvald Helmuths Vej 4, 2000 Frederiksberg

The Board as a Team – Board Dynamics and Company Value Creation, Board Culture and the Role of the Chairperson

March 17, 2015 – 7:30 am to 9:15 am. Dansk Erhverv, Boersen, Slotsholmsgade 1, 1216 Copenhagen 

Ole Andersen´s Inauguration: “Board Dynamics and Board Leadership”

March 26, 2015 – 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. Raavarebygningen, Porcelaenshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg

Active Ownership and Good Governance in Publicly Traded Companies

May 4, 2015 4:00 pm. to 6:40 pm. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

RISK Management and Board Responsibility

May 20, 2015 – 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Business Seminar on Trends in International Corporate Governance

September 18, 2015 – 4:00 pm to 6:00 pm. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000, Frederiksberg

Global Competitiveness and the Financial Sector in the Nordic Countries

September 30, 2015 – 4:00 pm to 5:45 pm. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Panel Debate on the Danish Corporate Governance Model

October 6, 2015 – 7:30 pm to 7:00 pm. DI, H.C. Andersens Blvd. 18, 1553 Copenhagen V

Corporate Governance in Family-Owned Businesses

October 19, 2015 – 10:00 am to 12:30 pm. Grundfos, Poul Due Jensens Vej 7, Bjerringbro

Digitization and Industry Disruption – Providing Leadership from the Top

December 1st, 2015 – 7:30 am to 9:15 am. Kromann Reumert, Sundkrogsgade 5, 2100 Copenhagen

Previous Events (2014)

Active Ownership in Industrial Foundations (2/3)

January 30, 2014 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. followed by reception. Membership meeting at EY by Flintholm station

The Role of the Chairman in Board Leadership and Interaction with the CEO

March 25, 2014 – 7:30 am To 10:00 am. Membership meeting at Kromann Reumert, Sundkrogsgade 5, 2100 Copenhagen

Active Ownership in Publicly Listed Companies (3/3)

May 7, 2014 – 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm, followed by reception. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Trends in International Corporate Governance and Board Leadership Practices

September 17, 2014 – 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Board evaluation

October 7, 2014 – 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Dansk Industri, City Hall Square

CEO Compensation Packages – Stock Options and Incentives: Facts and Trends from the US

October 23, 2014 7:45 am. to 9:00 am. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg

Succession Planning

November 12, 2014 – 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. EY, Osvald Helmuths Vej 4, 2000 Frederiksberg

Danish Corporate Governance: A Sound System Under Pressure from the EU

December 3, 2014 – 2:00 pm to 6.00 pm. Alexandersalen, Bispetorvet 1-3, 1167 Copenhagen

Previous Events (2013)

The CBS Board Leadership Society’s Inauguration

May 7, 2013. CBS Raavarebygningen, Porcelaenshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg

Stock Ownership by Directors – How and Why?

October 1, 2013 – 5:30 pm to 7:00 pm. Dansk Industri, City Hall Square

Debate on the Nordic Corporate Governance Model

October 22, 2013 – 4:00 pm. to 6:30 pm. CBS Raavarebygningen, Porcelaenshaven 22, 2000 Frederiksberg

Active Ownership in Small and Medium-sized Companies

November 12, 2013 – 7:30 am to 10:00 am. Boersbygningen, Slotholmsgade, Dansk Erhverv

The Status on Corporate Governance and Board Leadership

November 22, 2013 – 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm. CBS, Solbjerg Plads 3, Auditorium SPs10, 2000 Frederiksberg 

Corporate Governance and Board Leadership in Financial Institutions

December 3, 2013 – 3:30 pm to 6:30 pm. CBS Ovnhallen, Porcelaenshaven 20, 2000 Frederiksberg