DAY 1 - WEDNESDAY, MAY 27, 2020

11:30 AM – 2:00 PM

ICD.D Luncheon

(Open to ICD.D designation holders only)

Network with fellow ICD.D designation holders and reconnect with your DEP colleagues at a special pre-conference luncheon, exclusively for ICD.Ds. The session will engage you in an interactive Directors' Dilemma led by DEP faculty. Advance registration is required. Space is limited.
Halifax Convention Centre, Ballroom 3

5:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Welcome Reception

(Offsite Venue)

Enjoy an evening of East Coast hospitality and the opportunity to network as we open the National Conference with a Welcome Reception.  
(Complimentary for conference delegates) 
Marriott Halifax Harbourfront, Sable Ballroom

DAY 2 - THURSDAY, MAY 28, 2020

7:00 AM – 8:30 AM

Registration & Breakfast



Ballroom Salon

8:30 AM – 8:45 AM

Welcome Remarks



TBD

8:45 AM – 10:00 AM

National Unity as a Competitive Advantage



TBD

10:00 AM – 10:30 AM

Networking Break



Ballroom Salon

10:30 AM – 11:45 AM

Canadian Boardrooms Balancing Energy, the Economy and the Environment



TBD

11:45 AM – 1:00 PM

Luncheon Keynote Address



TBD

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Director Lens Breakout 1 – The Role of the Board in Attracting Capital    



TBD

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Director Lens Breakout 2 – The Future of Work



TBD

1:00 PM – 2:15 PM

Director Lens Breakout 3 – Amplifying Influence and Impact in the Boardroom



TBD

2:15 PM – 2:45 PM

Networking Break



Ballroom Foyer

2:45 PM – 3:45 PM

The Evolution of Fiduciary Duty



TBD

3:45 PM – 4:30 PM

Closing Session



TBD

5:30 PM – 7:00 PM

Pre-Gala Reception



Ballroom Salon

7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

2020 Fellowship Awards Gala


The ICD Fellowship Award is the highest distinction for Corporate Directors in Canada. Established by the ICD in 1997, this award honours individuals who have made outstanding contributions to Canadian enterprises and NFP organizations through their governance leadership in Canadian boardrooms. 

Fellows are inaugurated by the ICD at the annual Fellowship Awards Gala. To date, 92 Directors across Canada have been presented with this award. 

The 2020 Fellows will be announced January 2020
Ballroom 1 & 2

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM

Post-Gala Reception



Ballroom Salon