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
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
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.
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)
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.
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
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.
– 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.
– 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.