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Upcoming Live Webcasts
The Subtle Impact of Exclusion: Overcoming Unconscious Bias
12 January, 2015 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Subtle behaviors in the workplace can hinder collaboration and undermine diversity efforts. Maximize business impact by focusing on inclusion, using daily practices that allow your workforce to contribute all their talents.
New Partnership & People Models for Breakthrough Innovation
14 January, 2015 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Companies searching for growth often turn to new business and white space opportunities that are disruptive with high risk and outside of their core. Companies can learn to embrace disruption through collaboration with entrepreneurial partners.
Developing, Shaping, and Co-creating Networks for Greater Impact
20 January, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Years of research and practice point to an important connection between networks and leadership effectiveness. This webcast introduces a comprehensive framework for incorporating networks into leadership development.
The Long Soft Fall in Chinese Growth
21 January, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Is the China slowdown over? Many analysts think China has had a “soft landing” that will yield about 7 percent annual growth for the next decade. The Conference Board disagrees.
Managing Virtual Teams
27 January, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
The skills needed to manage people collaborating virtually are in growing demand. This webcast follows the popular webcast from June 2014, "How Best to Manage a Virtual Team," and will examine in more depth key challenges facing dispersed and remote teams.
Stepping into a Global Role and Setting Yourself Up for Success
28 January, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
A global appointment can be exciting, challenging, and a significant career milestone for many. This webcast will offer experiences, key lessons, and hints and tips on how to approach a global role.
CEO Challenge® 2015 - European View
29 January, 2015 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Join this interactive discussion about the most pressing challenges on the minds of European CEOs and their strategies for addressing them, as reflected in the results of The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2015 survey.
Harnessing the Power of Social Media for Innovation
09 February, 2015 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Learn how innovative companies are using social media to boost their success—from collecting a broader, richer group of possibilities for their idea funnels to testing and launching new products.
Webcasts On Demand
Understanding Risk Culture
09 December, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
This webcast addresses how to use corporate culture to positively affect enterprise risk management and firm performance.
US Labor Shortages on the State Level
02 December, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
In the coming years, the United States is likely to experience labor shortages. What types of jobs are most likely to suffer from labor shortages? And in what parts of the country are these shortages most likely to appear? We'll explore this and more.
The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015: How do Growth Prospects Impact the Bottom Line?
01 December, 2014 04:00 AM EST [04:00], 10:00 AM CET [10:00]
With projections of economic growth for Europe being as low as they are, what does this mean for the financial top and bottom lines of business in Europe?
Book Discussion: The Shifts & The Shocks
25 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Martin Wolf, Chief Economics Commentator at the Financial Times, discusses the most persuasive and complete account yet published of what the crisis should teach us about modern economies and economics.
The Conference Board Global Economic Outlook 2015: Results and Implications for Europe
20 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
In the slipstream of the launch of the annual Global Economic Outlook at The Conference Board, we look at the European situation from a global economic perspective.
Book Discussion: What Motivates Me
19 November, 2014 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
New York Times bestselling authors Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton introduce a breakthrough online Motivators Assessment, which will tell you scientifically what motivates you at work to help you boost your happiness in the workplace.
Ethics and Anti-Fraud Laws and Regulations: Extraterritorial Reach and Recent Cases
19 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
This webcast will review the major recent legal and regulatory developments and will briefly discuss the role of the US and UK enforcement agencies and strategies in dealing with them
Proxy Voting Issues for the Next AGM season in the UK and Continental Europe
13 November, 2014 08:00 AM EST [08:00], 02:00 PM CET [14:00]
This webcast explores the key issues of concern to investors and strategies for companies to engage with them.
New Trends in Corporate Giving
05 November, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
How does your company compare to the leading corporate givers? We will share data from 261 companies, major trends since the recession, and differences by industry and geography.
Book Discussion: Make your people before you make your product
04 November, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
During this discussion, Danny Kalman, former Global Director of Talent at Panasonic, will describe how organizations can gain a global competitive edge through better management of talent resources.
New Developments in Executive Compensation
30 October, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
How does your executive compensation practice compare? Join us and find out as we uncover the results of our annual Top Executive Compensation survey of over 2,000 US-listed companies.
Supplier Relationship Management - 6 Pillars for Success
29 October, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
This webcast will cover the key findings on Supplier Relationship Management from an annual survey of more than 500 companies conducted by State of Flux.
Book Discussion: What Your Boss Really Wants from You
09 October, 2014 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Explore fifteen essential questions that will help illuminate your boss's leadership style, goals, and motivations so you can achieve a more successful and enjoyable work relationship.
Supporting Transition to Post-Retirement Careers
08 October, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Webcast participants will discuss how companies can support the transition of retirees to "second act" careers through paid fellowships and other programs.
Achieving Results with the Disability Employment Tracker
24 September, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Gain insight into how to leverage the Disability Employment Tracker to initiate or enhance disability and veterans’ hiring initiatives by confidentially benchmarking against leading practices.
Do Ask, Do Tell: Encouraging Disability Self-ID in an Inclusive Workplace
22 September, 2014 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
New regulations require that government contractors ask U.S. job applicants and employees to self-identify if they have a disability. How can employers build an inclusive workplace where people feel safe answering “yes” to this question?
Post-Placement Workplace Support for Wounded Warriors
18 September, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Veterans with serious disabilities bring significant talent and experience to the workplace, but often require assistance to make a successful transition to work. We will discuss the considerations for developing programs to support these veterans.
How baby-boom retirement will dramatically impact your business in the coming decade
17 September, 2014 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00]
This webcast will touch on which advanced economies will see the most dramatic impact, what occupations are most likely to be affected, and how this will affect competitiveness of different countries.
Energy Policy, Renewable Energy, and Corporate Strategy
16 September, 2014 04:00 AM EST [04:00], 10:00 AM CET [10:00]
Energy cost is critical to the competitiveness of many firms. Join this webcast to find out how to build a sound corporate energy strategy.
Book Discussion: Centered Leadership
10 September, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
What enables some talented people to rise to the top and live their full ambitions at work and in life, while others stop short? Joanna Barsh answers that question based on her latest book, Centered Leadership.
From Application to Onboarding: Accommodations Make a Difference
04 September, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Participants will learn the pitfalls that can occur with standardized recruiting processes when recruiting individuals with disabilities, causing employers to inadvertently screen out the very talent they seek, and learn strategies to overcome them.
Book Discussion: You Raised Us - Now Work With Us
21 August, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Lauren Rikleen provides a comprehensive view of the millennial generation and offers insight and strategies for corporate executives, human resource specialists, and managers to better oversee this new and growing generation of workers.
Key Highlights from the 2014 Proxy Season
01 August, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast will review key trends and issues that have emerged now that the bulk of the 2014 proxy season is behind us.
Leaders in Transition
24 July, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00]
For many of today’s leaders, the corporate ladder is no longer the only way up. The once vertical structure has mutated in the face of recession and rampant reorganization.
Book Discussion: Encore Career Handbook
17 July, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Marci Alboher guides viewers through the steps needed to create a successful encore career, advising on everything one needs to strike a balance between doing good and doing well.
Open Enrollment Readiness: How to Engage and Grow Participation
16 July, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Open Enrollment Readiness – How to Engage and Grow Participation in Your CDH Benefits Program.
Digital Entrepreneurship in Europe
25 June, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Start-ups and other small innovative companies, including those developed by digital entrepreneurs, play an important role in energizing the business environment, but they often face many institutional barriers.
Information Technologies and Labour Market Disruptions
19 June, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00]
This webcast discusses the past, present, and future impact of technology on labor markets; and how to ease the transition from a human-based service economy to a technology-based service economy.
Hidden Talent Pools and OFCCP Regulations
17 June, 2014 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
This webcast explores actions taken by some employers in response to the OFCCP regulatory changes, including planned improvements, areas of focus, and challenges, as well as recommendations and case studies.
Telehealth at Oracle
16 June, 2014 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Learn how Oracle's telehealth benefit was an immediate success with ROI to prove it..
HR Revealed: Hidden ways you may be failing your people
12 June, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Companies frequently fail their people in ways that are not obvious. Laurie Ruettimann takes an unorthodox but practical approach to reveal how businesses get HR wrong.
How Best to Manage Virtual Teams
12 June, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
With teams and projects increasingly dispersed around the world or in different national locations, the skills needed to manage people collaborating virtually are in growing demand.
The Grey Area: Stimulating Ethical Dialogue in Organizations
10 June, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
According to recent research by The Conference Board, building trust with employees, customers, and the public is a critical leadership challenge.
Book Discussion: Leaders as Teachers Action Guide
05 June, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Authors will present success stories to inspire your leadership development program and offer tools to determine the best leadership development approach for your organization.
The Changing Cost Competitiveness of European Economies
04 June, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
During the past few years, southern European countries have rapidly regained cost competitiveness, as wages in the region have declined compared to those in northern Europe.
The Changing Chinese Supply Chain: Risk and Governance
02 June, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast reviews recent developments in the supply chain legal and regulatory landscape in China and provides global companies with a more sustainable framework with which to manage the issue.
Uncovering Human Capital Risk
19 May, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Find out how an audit of strategic workforce planning (SWP) at Statoil helped the company focus on the links between human resources (people and organisation) and its strategy.
The New Disruptors in Marketing
16 May, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
The pace of innovation and convergence in the social and digital media landscape is dramatic and stands to not only disrupt marketing channels but also traditional marketing and advertising methodologies.
Book Discussion: The Board Game
13 May, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Focusing on examples of female board directors featured in her book, Betsy Berkhemer-Credaire will provide advancement strategies for women to position themselves to be recommended for board positions.
China's Natural Gas: A new foundation for competitiveness?
09 May, 2014 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
China has the largest estimated shale gas reserves in the world, but is so far struggling to access it. What does China’s medium-term supply of, and demand for, natural gas look like? What are the implications for pricing and energy costs?
How Flexible Is Too Flexible? Adjusting to Work Today
06 May, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
How do you make your workforce agile enough to cope with today's demands? It begins with your leadership and the way you design and organize work in the first place.
Managing the Audit Tender
30 April, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
In the Netherlands, companies are now required to change auditors every eight years and mandatory rotation is being considered at the EU level.
The Short View on China: Why 2014 will be a tough year
30 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Only four months in and 2014 has already seen a marked increase in near-defaults throughout China’s financial system, and weak growth and tough financing conditions are expected to continue.
Mad Men, the Internet, and Big Data
29 April, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
How do you make good business decisions about Internet advertising? This webcast will go into some of the salient features of new research and examine implications for substitution to other marketing channels.
Opening the Doors of Small Business to People with Disabilities, Part 2
22 April, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Keeping the Doors Wide Open offers strategies that help small businesses create inclusive workplaces and retain employees with disabilities (EWDs). A small-business leader from AQUAS Inc. shares insights on the benefits of creating an inclusive culture.
The 'Long View' on China's Growth and Development
21 April, 2014 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
What is the “long view” on China’s growth and development, and what are the major long-term risks that are masked by China’s recent rapid growth?
Succeeding at Strategic Innovation
17 April, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Hear large company cases on how using tools, frameworks, methods and principles of strategic vs tactical innovation can avoid the pitfalls of "sustaining innovation" without the right perspectives.
Diversity & Inclusion Breakthroughs: An Innovation Lab Approach to Results that Matter
16 April, 2014 07:00 AM EST [07:00], 01:00 PM CET [13:00]
Amid a rapidly changing landscape, stakeholders say that the field of D&I is stagnant. To ensure meaningful results for their diversity programs, forward-thinking organizations are embracing new ways of working.
Developing Gold Medal Leadership Characteristics Part III
15 April, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Learn how to apply next-generation leadership skills to achieve outstanding performance by gaining insight from world-class athletes and their coaches.
Opening the Doors of Small Business to People with Disabilities, Part 1
11 April, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Moving Up the Ramp is an overview of the importance of small business to open the doors to employing people with disabilities (PWDs). It explores the benefits and costs of hiring and employing PWDs.
Will Tightness Return to The European Job Market in The Year Ahead?
08 April, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Even though the economy is recovering, the European job market still has record-high unemployment and low wage growth. Will the tightness in the European labor market return in 2014?
Book Discussion: Leading & Implementing Business Change Management
03 April, 2014 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Growth-minded companies are moving away from the “do more with less” strategies of the past, which are proving increasingly ineffective, and adopting a “change capable” mind-set instead.
501(c)’s and the Proposed Political Activity Rules: Implications for Business
02 April, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This winter, the IRS and Treasury Department issued proposed regulatory changes for 501(c)(4) organizations, also known as “Social Welfare Organizations”. What do companies need to understand about the proposed rules?
Integrating Human Rights Risk Into The ERM Programme
28 March, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
How can companies build a robust program to manage human rights risk? This webcast details how The Coca-Cola Company identified, assessed, and mitigated risks internally and throughout its supply chain.
Book Discussion: Evidence-Based Reward Management
27 March, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
During this discussion, Duncan Brown will explain how evidence-based reward management presents an analysis of the current failure of organizations to assess the effectiveness of pay and reward practices.
Developing Gold Medal Leadership Characteristics Part II
25 March, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Learn how to apply next-generation leadership skills to achieve outstanding performance by gaining insight from world-class athletes and their coaches.
Emerging Lessons from the Disability Employment Tracker
21 March, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
See how corporate America is measuring up against leading disability and veteran employment practices, what leading practices are emerging, and how HR leaders can improve their company's practices.
Risk Oversight: What Boards Need Going Forward
20 March, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
This webcast will examine current barriers to effective board risk oversight, and how boards can better identify and use the right risk information to inform their decisions on strategy.
The Internet of Things: Strategy, Governance, and Economic Implications
13 March, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
The "internet of things" is opening new opportunities for business, but the concept is little understood, let alone optimized. This webcast will highlight critical impacts for new and existing business opportunities.
Cyber Security, Industrial Espionage, and The Internet of Things
05 March, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
This webcast will reveal some of the risks related to revolutionary developments online and suggest some approaches to gaining commercial advantage without risking the enterprise in the process.
Book Discussion: The Enthusiastic Employee
04 March, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
David Sirota and Douglas Klein will discuss their book, The Enthusiastic Employee, which helps business leaders maintain an enthusiastic, performance-driven workforce.
2014 Corporate Governance Trends: Diversity/ Risk/ Compensation
04 March, 2014 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast highlights important corporate governance trends affecting public companies, including board composition and diversity, board oversight of political contributions, risk oversight, and pressures on compensation committees.
Developing Gold Medal Leadership Characteristics Part I
27 February, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Learn how to apply next-generation leadership skills to achieve outstanding performance by gaining insight from world-class athletes and their coaches.
Ageing Workforce: Friend or Foe?
26 February, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Life expectancy is increasing across Europe and pension ages are rising. How can we motivate and engage older workers to meet changing business needs?
15 Years of a Tight Labor Market Are Around the Corner
25 February, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Within two years, the United States will start a 15-year period during when employment growth is held back by supply. What are the implications of such a dramatic change?
Book Discussion: Quest for Exceptional Leadership
14 February, 2014 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Join Ravi Chaudhry as he discusses his book, Quest for Exceptional Leadership, which offers viewers lessons on how to map out their own personal path to becoming an exceptional leader.
Giving in Numbers: 2014 Corporate Giving Standard Survey
07 February, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Representatives from CECP and The Conference Board will discuss changes to the Corporate Giving Standard (CGS) Survey for 2014 and field questions from survey respondents.
Leadership Culture – The Hidden Driver of Sustainable Change
05 February, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Research has consistently confirmed that over 70 percent of organizational transformations fail to reach their objectives. Choosing the right leadership culture is often the difference between success and failure.
Leadership & Culture Failure: Preventative Strategies & Tools
23 January, 2014 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
In this interactive conversation, three ethics, compliance, risk, and leadership development experts will analyze the material risk of leadership and culture failure and suggest practical preventative solutions.
Big Data and HR
22 January, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
We keep hearing about big data in HR, but do we know what it means? Prasanna Tambe provides examples of how big data could be used in the HR world.
Book Discussion: The Social Employee
21 January, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Mark and Cheryl Burgess will discuss their book, The Social Employee, which demonstrates how to leverage one’s employee base in order to engage customers and prospects through social media.
Corporate Governance Issues for Subsidiaries
14 January, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Global corporations rely on a network of subsidiaries to conduct various aspects of their operations, and governance policies within those subsidiaries must be adapted to those at the parent.
How to Build Trust—Before Your Next PR Crisis
09 January, 2014 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Dick Martin discusses what PR officers and CEOs must do to meet the challenges of an environment where communication strategies are shifting and corporate reputation are always under threat.
Cultural Fluency: Identifying Leaders in China
07 January, 2014 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Are there ways for talent and D&I teams to partner with China-based business units to better identify and develop emerging leaders in the new Chinese marketplace?
Human Rights Risk: Focus on China
07 January, 2014 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
What human rights risks are companies facing when doing business China? How can businesses manage those risks without running afoul of the Chinese government?
HR Operations Leaders – Actions to ensure Readiness & Effectiveness in Data Regulations Compliance
16 December, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Data protection compliance, including the upcoming European General Data Protection Regulation but also the data protection requirements in all regions, is a major issue for HR operations leaders.
Book Discussion: Embodied Leadership
09 December, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Pete Hamill, consultant, facilitator and coach, joins us to discuss his latest book, Embodied Leadership, The Somatic Approach to Developing your Leadership.
Social Innovation – Solutions for a Sustainable Future
04 December, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Social innovation is becoming an important way to tackle today’s challenges. Businesses that can develop new solutions to urgent social and ecological problems will be the leading companies of tomorrow.
Book Discussion: Short Introduction to Strategic HR Management
03 December, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
The webcast, which will be moderated by Senior Fellow Libby Sartain, will provide guidance for HR managers on how to make better human capital decisions and achieve greater strategic success.
Social Services in a Multi-Channel World
28 November, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
How has the rise of the mobile customer and the “always on, always social” behavior associated with this new consumer changed the way companies think about the customer experience?
Understanding and Managing Unconscious Bias
27 November, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Many leading companies now recognize unconscious bias as a factor that can derail efforts to attract, retain, and promote diverse talent.
Pay for Performance in the UK, Europe and for Global Companies – Innovative Measures
26 November, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
For corporations in the United Kingdom and Europe and for global companies based in the United States, India, and Asia, remuneration measures are a top topic among companies and investors.
The U.S. Labor Market: Outlook for 2014
21 November, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
There is currently a lot of uncertainty regarding U.S. economic and labor market conditions. Webcast participants will gain insights into the most important labor market trends impacting their businesses.
Beyond Law & Compliance: Achieving a Civil Workplace
20 November, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
What are the benefits of moving beyond a purely legal compliance corporate culture to a civil, respectful, and inclusive workplace that focuses on organizational values, behavior, and cultural change?
Social Media & Recruiting: Legal Considerations and Risks
19 November, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Talent professionals and hiring managers can get the latest information on avoiding legal pitfalls when using social media to enhance talent acquisition. We will cover policies, practical situations, and a focus on recruiting people under 30.
A CEO's View on CSR, Risk & Reputation Management
19 November, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Hans W. Decker, retired CEO and vice chairman of Siemens USA, explores a CEO's view of the meaning and importance of corporate social responsibility and risk and reputation management.
Book Discussion: Leading from the Edge
07 November, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Need to position your company for innovation and growth? Join Annmarie Neal for a discussion of how seven top executives tied their strengths to global success.
Corporate Governance, ESG and Sustainability
31 October, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Institutional investors have traditionally made investment decisions guided by a "prudent person" fiduciary standard, but recent events have challenged the assumptions underlying this model.
Wounded Warrior Careers: Post-Placement Support
29 October, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
While corporate America has made strides in hiring veterans, many employment initiatives do not provide support once the veteran is on the job to make the work experience successful.
Giving in Numbers
24 October, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Join representatives from the Committee Encouraging Corporate Philanthropy and The Conference Board for a discussion about the 2013 edition of the Giving in Numbers
report and trends in giving.
Customer-Management and Business-Development : A Fresh Approach
23 October, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00]
Since 2008, there has been a wholesale revolution in how services and goods are purchased. In every marketplace, buyers are more hesitant: as consumers, as purchasers, even as potential employers.
Shareholder Engagement Through The U.K. Stewardship Code
22 October, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Learn how companies are responding to the 2012 U.K. Stewardship Code that applies to firms who manage assets on behalf of institutional shareholders.
Strategic Talent Management: Challenges for the Future
18 October, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will explore new research that identifies focus areas for the talent management function and competencies for human capital executives to be successful.
The Key To Cultural Adaptation for a Global Workplace
18 October, 2013 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Building global communities requires leaders who can adapt their leadership style to be effective in various cultures in which they work while retaining their authenticity.
Flawed Assumptions: Where your business thinking goes wrong
17 October, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
In a free-ranging conversation, Michael E. Raynor of Deloitte explores how faulty thinking—more than problems in execution—is at the root of failures in innovation, strategy, and basic problem-solving.
Human Rights Risk Reporting and Assurance
17 October, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
This webcast offers insights on current efforts to report on human rights, as well as the scope of assurance that can be provided to senior management and boards of directors.
How Teleworking Works Best
15 October, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
This webcast will feature three members of The Conference Board research working group on teleworking from FedEx, Boeing, and Johns Manville, who will share best practices for telework.
Sustainability Practices: 2013 Edition
10 October, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Thomas Singer gives us insights into this report that analyzes a total of 76 environmental, social, and reporting practices and introduces along with it a new complementary web based tool, the Sustainability Practices Dashboard.
Book Discussion: Optimize Human Capital Investments
08 October, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Frank J. DiBernardino will discuss his book, Optimize Human Capital Investments: Make the "Hard" Business Case, which provides a tool to link HC investment performance with shareholder value.
The First-Time Leader: BRAVE Leadership Model
03 October, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast is geared to new or rising first-time leaders and those supporting them. Topics include deciphering the skills for taking charge of new teams and an overview of the BRAVE leadership framework for team development from smaller starter teams.
Resilience: Increasing Your Team's Capacity to Perform
01 October, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
In a turbulent world, resilience is a key capability for teams and organizations. The good news is, resilience is like a muscle that can be built. In this special webcast, you will explore the subject from multiples points of view.
Strategic Leadership Development
30 September, 2013 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00]
The need for strong leaders has never been so critical, and many companies are focused on equipping their leaders with skills to lead in a highly volatile business
Innovation: An Act of Leadership
26 September, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Increasing innovation is vital for the success of organisations all around the world. Creating a culture of innovation; where ideas flourish and become sources of sustainable business advantage is a deliberate act of leadership at all levels.
Leading Transformative Change
26 September, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Andrea Ayers, CEO of Convergys, shares how to lead transformational change to become a profitable industry leader. Join this webcast to learn how you can apply these principles to your organization’s efforts to drive transformational change.
Determinants of Job Satisfaction
25 September, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Using The Conference Board job satisfaction survey, we uncover the determinants of job satisfaction, how they vary across different groups of workers, locations, and how they impact employee retention.
Game Changers: Strategies to Reignite US Economic Growth
24 September, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Join Rebecca Ray, Bart Van Ark, and Susan Lund as they discuss five game changer strategies that will reignite U.S. economic growth, and the implication of these strategies for both policy makers and business leaders.
Book Discussion: Uprising
24 September, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00]
George Magnus, Economist, and author of 'Uprising', joins us to discuss whether emerging markets will shape or shake the world economy.
Workforce Strategy for Canada's National Trade Sector
19 September, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Learn how Canada’s Forum for International Trade (FITT) engages multiple stakeholders and uses innovative practices to identify the skills Canada will need to maintain its strength in national markets.
Visual Content Marketing For Social Media Success
18 September, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Over the last number of years, we have seen the increased relevance and importance of social media as part of an integrated digital communications plan.
Make the Most of Telehealth
17 September, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Join this webcast to learn the best practices for employers looking to offer Telehealth.
Operational Excellence: Using Research to Optimize Goals
12 September, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Learn how market research helps organizations guide and assess their operational excellence initiatives.
Book Discussion: Employment and Work
10 September, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Susanne M. Bruyère, Ph.D., director of the Employment and Disability Institute, will discuss her latest book, Employment and Work – Disability Key issues and Future Directions.
Book Discussion: Getting Results From Crowds
10 September, 2013 04:00 AM EST [04:00], 10:00 AM CET [10:00]
Ross Dawson, leading futurist, strategy advisor, and bestselling author, will discuss his latest book, Getting Results From Crowds.
Switch-3D, Organizations in Search of a New Balance
05 September, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
The world has changed dramatically, transforming from a slow-moving 2D-world to a
fast-moving, innovative 3D-world. This is a period of revolution, from which a new type of organization will emerge.
New OFCCP Regulations on Employing People with Disabilities
29 August, 2013 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
What do the new regulations on employment of people with disabilities from the Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs (OFCCP) mean for your company?
Developing India's Leaders
15 August, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will explore the results of research that included the thoughts of Indian Human Capital executives on the topic of leadership development.
Book Discussion: Make Talent Your Business
15 August, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Wendy Axelrod, Ph.D. and Jeannie Coyle, Managing Partners of Talent Savvy Manager, LLC, will discuss their book, Make Talent Your Business: How Exceptional Managers Develop People While Getting Results.
Leaders in Transition: Stepping Up, Not Off
08 August, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
In times of transitions leaders are exposed as never before. Up to a third of leaders don’t make the transition successfully. Join us for this webcast and learn what over 1000 leaders told us about their transitions.
The Board's Responsibility for Reputation Risk Management
08 August, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Responsibility for reputation risk management belongs to the CEO and executive team. But who holds them accountable? In the increasingly complex global risk environment, boards need to step up their vigilance and oversight of this critical area.
The Corporate Technology Leadership Gap
25 July, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Management and boards in the United States and Europe have taken different approaches to address the technology revolution in business and the role of leaders in technology strategy.
Book Discussion: Becoming an Agile Leader
23 July, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Join us for our July Book Discussion webcast, featuring J. Evelyn Orr, Director, Intellectual Property Research and Development at Korn/Ferry International, as she discusses her book, Becoming an Agile Leader: Learning From Your Experiences.
Evolving Skill Shortages in the U.S. Economy – Fact or Fiction?
18 July, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will look at trends in supply and demand for workers and skills by specific occupations and locations, and discuss how these trends are likely to develop in the future.
Rise of the Chief Risk & Reputation Officer: Myth or Reality?
16 July, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Do companies have the right leadership and structure in place to deal with the vast array and complexity of global risks and reputational threats? An empowered Chief Risk & Reputation Officer reporting to the CEO and the Board may be the answer.
Employee Volunteers Work to Stop Human Trafficking
11 July, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
In this webcast, Nancy Rivard shares how she identified an opportunity to impact the global issue of human trafficking and what she did to implement an employee volunteerism program, Airline Ambassadors.
Reducing Value Leakage in the Negotiation Process
10 July, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
How sales leaders structure and support, and sales people manage, each phase of the negotiation process and interaction with the customer can make a significant difference in the quality and amount of value achieved.
Neuro-Linguistic Programming for Beginners: what are the myths around NLP?
09 July, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Join us for this webcast as our guest, Alessandra Zocca talks to us about what NLP is? What are the myths around NLP? Is it still valuable nowadays? How and in which context can we apply the NLP principles and techniques?
Talent Beyond Borders: Delivering The Promise of Global Talent Management
04 July, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Globalization presents a multitude of opportunities, as well as challenges, for multinational organisations. Talent professionals cannot halt the march towards globalization but they embrace the challenge.
The Yum Learning Zone: Yum Brands' Learning Transformation Journey
28 June, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Learn how Yum Brands has improved its customer service scores, its level of customer recommendations, reduced training time and turnover and has a more consistent understanding of its desired culture through the application of learning technologies.
Talent Management: Where We Need to Go
27 June, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
This webcast will highlight critical areas for the Talent Management function and competencies needed for human capital executives. The focus is on ‘What can Talent Management do to be successful in this turbulent environment?'
Operational Excellence: Antidote for Slow Growth Markets
27 June, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Learn why operational excellence was rated #1 by CEOs in the U.S. and #2 by CEOs worldwide-- and what leading companies are doing about it.
Getting Impact from Internal Social Collaboration
27 June, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
In this hour, we will describe and share what good internal social collaboration looks like, business benefits and measurement, emerging strategies and practices, and social collaboration as a “Trojan horse” for culture change.
Building Scenarios to Understand Future Business Environments
25 June, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Amid the uncertainty in the wake of the global economic and financial crisis, how can companies look beyond their day-to-day challenges to map sustainable growth strategies?
Supply Chain Resilience
24 June, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Supply chain risks are on the rise, as is their potential impact on business performance and shareholder value. Learn how to decrease your risk and eliminate "black swans."
Is Europe Evolving Towards a US-Style Lending Model?
19 June, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
EU-banks have been tightening credit supply and increasing credit prices as a result of the financial crisis and new regulation like Basel III. As a result, companies have severe difficulties in financing their investments, further deepening the crisis.
Strategic Leadership Development
19 June, 2013 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Ric Roi, Head, Global Centre of Excellence for Right Management and Amy Abel, Director, Human Capital Research at The Conference Board, will discuss their latest joint research on strategic leadership development.
Self-Service Portals: Impact on Business Performance, Opportunities & Challenges
18 June, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
‘Self-Service Portals’, providing ‘direct access’ to HR transactions promises and delivers many benefits in terms of cost reductions, speed, business performance, better analytics, better HR strategic support etc..
17 June, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will give sales executives insights on how they can successfully “change the game” when dealing with aggressive buyers.
Reinventing Recycling with Extended Producer Responsibility
14 June, 2013 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
In this session, experts will discuss their work to drive a long-term solution to recycling in the United States through Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)
D&I Analytics: Demonstrating Success, Overcoming Challenges
13 June, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
We will discuss and explore real-life cases involving the discipline of measuring D&I, the diversity scorecard process, the impact on performance, the potential pushback/reluctance to pursue ROI for D&I, and how to overcome roadblocks and pushback.
Social and Digital Talent Management
11 June, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Explore how to use social technology internally (vs. external recruiting) in order to: “listen to employees,” communicate with your employees, enable employees to communicate with each other, develop employees, and build engagement
The Rising Tide of the Internet of Things
10 June, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
During this interactive session, Andy Castonguay, Principal Analyst at Informa, will discuss the following: mobile market overview, evolving Internet of things, home automation & security, and connected vehicles.
Book Discussion: Mastering Turbulence
07 June, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Joseph McCann, Ph.D. and John Selsky, Ph.D., will discuss their latest book, Mastering Turbulence: The Essential Capabilities of Agile and Resilient Individuals, Teams and Organizations.
Integrating Wellness Initiatives within Human Capital Strategy
07 June, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
Rising health care costs are a global issue and an increasingly large number of organizations are realizing that wellness initiatives can not only impact costs where shared, but also improve workforce readiness, productivity, and engagement.
Big Data and Proving the Business Value of Health
06 June, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Please join us for a free 60-minute webcast, where industry leaders will highlight health data management strategies. Which health-related outcomes are business-relevant and how do we measure the impact of company health programs on broader business goals
The Story of Screening
05 June, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Screening has evolved as a tool for investors to manage risk and engage with companies that fall short in areas such as strong employee relations, community involvement, excellent environmental policies and practices, and human rights.
Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part II
30 May, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Join us for this 2 Part webcast as we examine the area of human rights risk and the possible wide-ranging impacts on corporations. In Part II of this Webcast we will hear from companies that have taken an active role to address human rights.
Human Rights Risk: A Critical Business Imperative - Part I
28 May, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Join us for this 2 Part webcast as we examine the area of human rights risk and the possible wide-ranging impacts on corporations. In Part I of this Webcast we will speak with leading NGOs in the area of human rights and business.
Book Discussion: The China Strategy
23 May, 2013 02:30 PM IST [14:30], 05:00 PM HKT [17:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
Edward Tse, author of 'The China Strategy', joins us to describe how to build the capabilities that business leaders need for operating an integrated China-global strategy.
Sleeping with Your Smartphone
21 May, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Join Leslie Perlow in a discussion based on her eight-year, global study of work teams. She has found some small steps that have the power to improve teams’ effectiveness and teamwork, team members' personal lives and, and ultimately the organization.
Executive Compensation after Peer Groups
17 May, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
This webcast picks up on the recent Directors Roundtable debate and will explore what other factors should be considered by a compensation committee if peer-group benchmarking is deemphasized, as Prof. Elson and Mr. Ferrere suggest should be the case.
Case Studies in Making Ethics Policies Work
17 May, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Ethics policies and Codes of Conduct need to address a host of important compliance issues on a transnational basis. Among these issues are the impact of expanded anti-bribery and corruption (ABAC) laws.
Integrating Wellness Initiatives into Human Capital Strategy
16 May, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will explore methods to ensure wellness initiatives are better integrated within the larger human capital strategy of a company to produce maximum impact.
Emerging Issues in Product Regulation
16 May, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Our moderator, Lucas Bergkamp, Council Director for The Council on Environment & Product Stewardship & and his guests, address the latest emerging issues from new regulations on Product Safety, Market Surveillance and Nanomaterials.
The Age of Ageing
14 May, 2013 06:30 AM EST [06:30], 12:30 PM CET [12:30], 11:30 AM GMT [11:30]
George Magnus, author of 'The Age of Ageing', joins us to explore a unique demographic phenomenon for mankind and, therefore, one that takes us into uncharted territory.
The Latest Health and Safety Considerations for Nanotechnology
10 May, 2013 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
This webcast will focus on the latest H&S risks facing companies that produce nano particles and structures, as well as those who use substances that contain nano particles and structures.
Book Discussion: Management Reset
10 May, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Edward Lawler III and Dr. Christopher Worley, co-authors of Management Reset, discuss their book and provide insights that business leaders and Human Capital practitioners can apply to achieve “sustainable effectiveness.”
Trust in Business
08 May, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Trust in business after the Financial Crisis of 2007/08 is again a challenge for the business community. On this webcast, Jon Spector, president and CEO of The Conference Board will discuss the challenges and solutions with two though leaders in the area.
The Corporation of the Future: Integrating Trust and Sustainability with Creating Shareowner Value
07 May, 2013 10:30 AM EST [10:30], 04:30 PM CET [16:30], 03:30 PM GMT [15:30]
Tomorrow's Company, an important think tank in the U.K., has been for some time exploring the most appropriate corporate form for both business and society. This spring, it is hosting discussions on this subject by our webcast speaker, Prof. Colin Mayer.
Cybersecurity: Do you know if you’ve been hacked?
03 May, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
There are 2 types of companies: those that have been hacked and those that do not know they have been hacked. In this webcast we will address two major questions: What are the risks? and how do you protect your organization?
The Culture of Ethics
02 May, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
So you think you have established a solid culture of ethics within your organization but are now facing internal issues with your program. During this webcast, hear from experts on this hot-button issue and how to address these internal issues head on.
Improving the Employment Outcomes for People with Disabilities
30 April, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will explore the four critical elements of hiring people with disabilities – the business case, organizational readiness, self-identification, and how to measure success.
Ask Your Corporate Monitor
29 April, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Join us for a how-to discussion on the importance of establishing a successful Monitor, led by Bart Schwartz, Chairman and CEO of SolutionPoint International.
Shifting US Housing Demand Over the Next 5 Years
29 April, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
We will discuss The Demand Institute's perspective on how the housing recovery will evolve and its effect on different aspects of consumer spending, based on our 2012 report and more recent data. We will discuss our next phase of research.
A Better Way Forward to a Sustainable Future
25 April, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Join us for this webcast as our guest, Michael Ian Fanning, Director of Sustainable Development at Michelin Group, tells us how After 10 years of a formal sustainable development program, Michelin decided to step back and re-examine its approach.
The Board’s Role in Ethics & Compliance
25 April, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Gain insight on this timely topic and learn best practices when interacting with your board of directors so that a strong ethical culture can be set.
Skills and Abilities in High Demand in the US Labor Market
25 April, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
We present the types of skills and abilities for which demand has been growing the fastest over the last decade, both in the nation as a whole as well as specific industries. We also discuss how these trends are likely to develop in the near future.
Journey to World-Class Safety
24 April, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Members of The Conference Board Chief EH&S Officers’ Council discuss the results of a benchmarking survey led by Disney and DuPont on World Class Safety.
Onboarding for Success: Challenges and Opportunities
24 April, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Two experts from the front lines of talent acquisition and onboarding will share what they've seen that works, what doesn't work, and what hidden opportunities are available to help new employees.
Crisis Management and Reputational Risk
23 April, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Companies may work for decades to build the value of their brands and reputation, only to have that value destroyed in a matter of hours.
Book Discussion: The Rare Find
16 April, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
George Anders, author of 'The Rare Find', joins us to give insights into successful recruiting and talent-spotting strategies.
15 April, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Hear from an expert on open innovation to understand why competitive advantage increasingly depends upon who has the best relationships, not who owns the technology.
Cross-Silo Collaboration: Mayo's Patient-Centric Culture
11 April, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Learn how the Mayo Clinic's boundary-crossing culture leads to a highly satisfying experience for both its patients and employees.
Shareholder Engagement with Boards of Directors - Part 2
11 April, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
There is increasing pressure for greater shareholder engagement in the United States, the United Kingdom, throughout Continental Europe (reinforced by recent proposals by the European Commission), as well as in India (reinforced by recent SEBI proposals).
Cyber Risk: What ought to be keeping you up at night?
09 April, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
In our porous world of complex relationships with suppliers, a mobile work force and customers/competitors, we will learn what companies can do in the area of cyber security risk. What kinds of exposure does your company have?
5 Social Trends Impacting HR
03 April, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Social technologies can help with everything from project collaboration to continuous feedback. But social platforms can also be a technology looking for a solution. The trick is how to best apply them based on your talent objectives.
Will The Greening Economy Require Different Skills From Workers?
27 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
The greening of the economy is creating different jobs that require different skill needs. This webcast discusses a report by The Conference Board that assesses the green jobs in the European economy and the skills required to adequately fill them.
Scenario Planning as a Risk Management Tool
26 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Join us for this webcast as our panelists discuss what scenario planning is and how it can be a useful tool for strategic development and capability building.
Shared Services Talent Management in Emerging Markets
25 March, 2013 11:30 AM HKT [11:30], 09:00 AM IST [09:00]
This webcast will focus on strategies for Shared Services talent management in emerging markets, discussing the process fundamentals and execution necessary for talent strategy success.
Treasury - Looking to the Future
21 March, 2013 09:30 AM EST [09:30], 02:30 PM CET [14:30], 01:30 PM GMT [13:30]
2013/14 will be an exciting but critical period for international treasurers in terms of regulation and technological advances. With Basel III implementation looming and less than a year to go before legacy euro payments systems will be replaced ...
Cross-Silo Collaboration: Mergers & Acquisitions
19 March, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Learn how Hewlett-Packard leaders align their work to ensure that new acquisitions achieve their financial targets while minimizing disruption for both employees and customers.
Will Slow Productivity Kill the Global Recovery?
19 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
With the exception of the 2008–9 recession, 2012 saw the slowest global productivity growth in a decade with little improvement in sight for 2013. What prevents the global economy from recovering faster? How do we counter this downward trend?
Shareholder Engagement with Boards of Directors - Part 1
19 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
There is increasing pressure for greater shareholder engagement in the U.S., the U.K., throughout Continental Europe (reinforced by recent proposals by the European Commission) as well as in India (reinforced by recent SEBI proposals).
Your 2013 Must-Do List: Competitive Intelligence Professionals
18 March, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
What are recognized leaders in the field of competitive intelligence seeing as their biggest challenges this year—and what “critical few” actions will they take?
15 March, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Innovative firms of all sizes have begun to measure and report their intangible assets and investments. This webcast will feature a dialogue on the nature of intangibles and why taking account of intangibles can help mid-sized firms increase value.
Managing China in Transition
15 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Regardless of how China lands – hard, soft or in-between – the next 24 months will be transitional, for better or for worse.
Book Discussion: Effective Human Resource Management
11 March, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Edward E. Lawler III and John Boudreau will discuss their new book, Effective Human Resource Management, which measures how HR management is changing, identifying best practices in the design of the HR organization and metrics.
Energise The Enterprise
11 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
The widespread adoption use of social media tools has fundamentally changed the way that consumers engage with organisations, no matter what sector your organisation is in.
The Importance of Integrated Reporting Standards
08 March, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Join Mike Krzus of Mike Krzus Consulting and Aleen Bayard of Footprint Partners as they explain the concept of integrated reporting and its benefits and challenges.
Coaching as Part of Integrated Talent Development
07 March, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Many organisations have a significantly increased level of ambition, requiring the development of leaders who are capable of stepping up and delivering in a more complex business environment.
Internet-Based Innovation in the Global Ecosystem
05 March, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Discover how 3M is applying internet-centric innovation to forge powerful new connections with customers worldwide.
Developing a High-Performance Culture
28 February, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
A dramatic case study from the 2012 London Games on staying centered under pressure and organizational resilience.
Good Business? Ethics and Corporate Social Responsibility
28 February, 2013 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
During this webcast, hear from speakers from the upcoming 2013 Ethics & Shareholder Value Summit. They will discuss how acting ethically and responsibly is good for business and will share examples of the good, the bad, and the ugly of this practice.
Care to Dare – Unleashing Astonishing Potential Through Secure Base Leadership
26 February, 2013 04:00 AM EST [04:00], 10:00 AM CET [10:00], 09:00 AM GMT [09:00]
George Kohlrieser, Author of Care to Dare - Unleashing Astonishing Potential through Secure Base Leadership, explains how becoming a secure base leader releases extraordinary potential in others and frees them from the fears that hold them back.
Strategic Risk Management for Boards
26 February, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
The wrong strategy is more likely to be fatal to companies than any other single risk. In the face of financial crises, corporate fraud, and increased regulation, many boards have focused more on financial and compliance risk rather than strategic risk.
Seven Ways to Make Your Customer Experience Less Boring
15 February, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Explore how most successful brands in B2C and B2B across industry sectors have found the secret to balancing quality, consistency, and experience that truly wow customers.
Talent Management: Demonstrating Business Impact
14 February, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00], 10:00 PM HKT [22:00]
Too many Talent Management programs start with high expectations but fail to sustain enthusiasm, especially away from the HR department.
Your 2013 Must-Do List: Supplier Diversity Professionals
13 February, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast covers the "short list" of what supplier diversity professionals are planning to do for their companies in 2013.
Coaching Teams for Sustained High Performance
11 February, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
In business, just as in sport, high performing teams are able to deliver extraordinary results consistently. Coaching is now an established component of an integrated Talent Strategy, and can be transformational to team performance.
Impact of Financial Regulation on Companies–U.S. and Europe
08 February, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Join U.S. and European capital risk/solvency experts in a discussion on how changes in policy will affect multi-national financial firms learning to manage these changes and how actions will impact non-financial companies and their pension funds.
The European Commission Joint Research Center - Europe 2020 Strategy
07 February, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
The European Commission’s Joint Research Center Director General, Dominique Ristori, joins us to discuss the latest initiatives within Europe 2020 Strategy "A resource-efficient Europe".
The Courage to Ask
05 February, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
In the current economy, most organisations are trying to do more with less resource. This entails making the most of everyone’s talent.
Book Discussion: Optimizing Talent
05 February, 2013 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Dr. Linda D. Sharkey, Managing Director and Partner at Achieveblue Corporation, will discuss her book, Optimizing Talent, which identifies which talent initiatives drive a company’s short-term and long-term growth.
Onboarding that Yields Innovation
05 February, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Learn to use onboarding practices with social enterprise techniques to drive innovation in the social enterprise.
Book Discussion: The Future of Business in Emerging Markets - Growth Strategies for Growth Markets
01 February, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Nenad Pacek, author of "The Future of Business in Emerging Markets" explores what will change economically and what are the overriding business megatrends that will shape corporations and their strategies in global markets.
Advancing Diversity and Inclusion Through White Male Leadership
31 January, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Globally, 32 million white men hold positions of leadership. The percentage of white men in leadership roles increases dramatically at the most senior levels. Savvy executives do not lead without regard for gender, race, and other points of identity.
Your 2013 Must-Do List: Information Research & Management Leaders
29 January, 2013 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Discover the "short list" of what information research and management professionals are planning to do for their companies in 2013.
A European Perspective: The Role of Ethics in Responsible Investing
29 January, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Many say that Europe is ahead of the curve when it comes to responsible investing. Hear first-hand from several investors that have taken this approach, how ethics plays a role, challenged companies on their practices, and how to make it work.
Total Workforce Management
28 January, 2013 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
Companies are making increasing use of contingent workers (CW) ? that is, the non-employees who perform work as temporary staff, independent contractors, or employees of another organization that is delivering a statement of work project plan.
Your 2013 Must-Do List: Social Media Practitioners
24 January, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Which Social Media challenges and opportunities are so compelling that they've landed on leaders’ 2013 "must-do" lists? Tune in to this webcast to hear from social media leaders, ask your burning questions, and create your own list for 2013.
The Future of Renewable Energy & Energy Finance
23 January, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Energy innovation is essential for any large-scale business to become sustainable in the long-term. We will examine current state and outlook of developments in renewable energy innovation, delivery, and efficiency in mitigating the cost of energy.
Innovation, Productivity & Growth: A Focus on Manufacturing
23 January, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
The Productivity and Competitiveness team joins Katy George and James Manyika (McKinsey Global Institute) to discuss some of the insights from MGI’s latest study on Manufacturing the Future: The Next Era of Global Growth and Innovation.
20 Shortcuts on Organizational Change
21 January, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Organizational change management is a difficult topic to get our head around. There is no right or wrong in this field, but there are gurus and patterns that every practitioner builds on.
Public-Private Partnerships: The Innovation Center
18 January, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Understand the benefits of R&D collaborations at university-run innovation centers and learn how research experts, students, and problem solvers work together with companies, foundations, and the government to create transformative technologies.
Your 2013 Must-Do List: Change Management Professionals
17 January, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
When expectations for performance grow and resources are tight, choosing the right priorities is critical. This webcast gives a rare glimpse into what Change Management leaders are selecting for their 2013 "Must-Do" list.
Coaching to Create a High Performance Culture
17 January, 2013 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
With growing pressures on leaders, effective coaching can be transformational to personal and business performance. More effective leaders deliver better business performance...
Integrating Returning Veterans into the Corporate Workforce
17 January, 2013 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Hear from a company whose CEO was impressed by the attributes veterans bring to the workforce, but had few available jobs, so decided to start an internship program to help these men and women gain corporate experience.
Europe’s Future Energy Policies and its Impact on Business
15 January, 2013 09:30 AM EST [09:30], 03:30 PM CET [15:30], 02:30 PM GMT [14:30]
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the January webcast is Director General for Energy, Philip Lowe.
Book Discussion: The Transformative CEO
11 January, 2013 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Robert Reiss and Jeffrey Fox, authors of The Transformative CEO, discuss leadership lessons from the CEOs of the world’s most successful companies and provide a guideline for becoming a transformative leader.
Strategic Workforce Planning in Action
10 January, 2013 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
Strategic Workforce Planning is the key link connecting and aligning HR strategy to business strategy. HR plays a crucial role, serving as a strategic partner to ensure the business has the right talent to execute its strategy and achieve its objectives.
Whistleblower Payouts Under the New Provision
04 January, 2013 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Join a panel of legal experts as they discuss the SEC’s new whistleblower “bounty” program and its impact on securities law enforcement.
Your 2013 Must-Do List: Connecting with Millennials
19 December, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Discover what measures corporate leaders are taking to ensure strong and positive connections with the next generation from a generational strategy expert. Build your own 2013 "must-do" list for engaging millennials in the workforce.
Book Discussion: Talent Economics
18 December, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Gyan Nagpal, author of Talent Economics, discusses how to bring workforce analysis, management practice, and strategy together.
Europe's Future Research & Innovation Policy & Its Impact on Business
18 December, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the 2nd December webcast is Director General for DG Connect, Robert Madelin.
Supplier Collaboration in the Cloud
12 December, 2012 11:30 AM HKT [11:30], 09:00 AM IST [09:00]
This Special Webcast will cover Cloud process steps including the forecast, purchase order, order response, inventory visibility, shipment notification, goods receipt, invoice, and payment notification.
The Human Capital Implications of a Weak U.S. Labor Market
11 December, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
The state of the labor market has a profound impact on human capital professionals. Some of the implications of this current weak labor market are shared across most businesses. In this webcast we will discuss these implications.
Europe's Future Environmental Policy and its Impact on Business
06 December, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the December webcast is Director General for Environment, Karl Falkenberg.
Corporate Philanthropy in China
05 December, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
Anke Schrader, Researcher, The Conference Board China Center, will share current best practices for corporate philanthropy programs in China and will discuss factors that must be considered in order to implement these programs effectively.
Your 2013 "Must-Do" List: Burning Platforms for Brand and Marketing Practitioners
04 December, 2012 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Hear from Brand and Marketing Leaders on how they plan to expand their contribution in 2013 and gain insights and ideas for your own “must-do” list.
Unethical Behavior and Financial Incentives
04 December, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Why do ethical people sometimes behave unethically, even despite an organization's best efforts to implement a strong ethics and compliance program? This webcast explores research and the impact of ethical decision-making and financial incentives.
Safeguarding Intellectual Property & Addressing Corruption in the Global Supply Chain
03 December, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will review the findings from a Research Working Group report on Safeguarding IP & Addressing Corruption in the Global Supply Chain
The Negotiability of Facts in the Digital Age
28 November, 2012 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
This webcast discusses how corporate crises are affected by digital media. How can we distinguish fact from opinion? Harlan Loeb, Head of Crisis and Risk Management at Edelman, shares perspectives on shifting dynamics of stakeholder trust.
Diversity & Inclusion: Driving Innovation and Boosting the Bottom Line
26 November, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Managing D&I has become central to success of a company’s business strategy. D&I practitioners as well as others– business unit leaders, talent management and human resource professionals, need a set of skills that lead the way to organizational change.
Global Process Ownership and Management
21 November, 2012 11:30 AM HKT [11:30], 09:00 AM IST [09:00]
This Special Webcast will cover tactical process improvements and strategic process solutions to meet compliance challenges, improve customer service, release working capital from the cash conversion cycle, and drive down costs.
Book Discussion: Engaged
20 November, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Join Geoffrey Matthews and Linda Holbeche, Ph.D., as they discuss their new book, Engaged, which provides information on how to build and measure engagement within one’s organization.
Business Relevant Leadership Development
08 November, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00], 10:00 PM HKT [22:00]
Despite all of the effort and investment in leadership development—innovative new modalities, business simulations, acceleration pools, 70/20/10 approaches, better diagnosis of strengths and ....
The Votes Are In: Now What?
07 November, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Will the November 6 elections fix our ‘broken’ government? Will the U.S. economy drive off the fiscal cliff? What do the post-elections results mean for tax, spending and overall economic policies?
The Labor Market: What’s hot and what’s not
06 November, 2012 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Jonathan Rothwell from the Brookings Institution and Michael Mandel from Progressive Policy Institute will present on their findings of what's working (and what's not) in the US Labor Market. Where do the real mismatches lie and what are the implications?
Social Media for Business Performance
01 November, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
How can organizations leverage their existing internal social collaboration tools to directly increase productivity, reduce costs, accelerate innovation, and grow profits?
Trends in U.S. Consumer Spending
30 October, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Consumption in the U.S has experienced major changes since the great recession. We will describe these changes and their causes, with a particular focus on the impact of the housing market, and discuss the outlook for consumption in the coming year.
Responding to Procurement Challenges in Today’s Volatile Markets
30 October, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
Our guest speakers, Dr. Schulte, former VP Supply Management at Unilever and Mr. van der Meer, VP & Head of Production Procurement at GlaxoSmithKline, will discuss how global corporations like GSK are managing the risks caused by volatile markets.
Employer Branding in Asia
31 October, 2012 11:30 AM HKT [11:30], 09:00 AM IST [09:00]
This webcast will focus on how organizations can develop strategies for employer branding, with a focus on Asia.
Compliance Challenges in Emerging Markets (China and India)
30 October, 2012 11:30 AM HKT [11:30], 09:00 AM IST [09:00]
This Special Webcast will cover the status and direction of compliance in China and India, and look at how the related challenges can be best handled.
Environmental, Social, and Governance Disclosure
24 October, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Even as disclosure of sustainability performance spreads globally stakeholders are increasingly questioning the value of the information for business and investment decisions.
Europe's Future Economic Policy and its Impact on Business
23 October, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
This webcast is part of The Conference Board Director General Series. A series of briefings with senior officials from the EU Commission. Our guest speaker for the October webcast is Director General for Economic and Financial Affairs, Marco Buti.
Bringing Business Alignment to Talent Management
17 October, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00], 09:00 PM HKT [21:00]
Talent management strategy is the key to unlocking the wealth of talent in your organization—it is critical to business success. But whose responsibility is the talent strategy? Where do business leaders and HR fit in?
NEUJOBS Webcast Series
15 October, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
This webcast will shed light on three intertwined key questions concerning equality in education and pro-equality education policies: pro-equality educational policies in their policy context, the implementation of such policies and finally the effects...
Book Discussion: Creating Innovators
11 October, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Join our October Book Discussion webcast, featuring Tony Wagner, Ed.D., author of the new book, Creating Innovators: The Making of Young People Who Will Change the World.
Next Generation Onboarding and Transition Acceleration
10 October, 2012 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Onboarding and executive transition can be dramatically facilitated leveraging virtual and collaborative learning platforms which provide global delivery, and cost effective and replicable offerings to hard-to-reach employees, executives and cohorts.
HR Operations – Key Challenges and Adding Value
08 October, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00], 09:00 PM HKT [21:00]
In business today HR Operations form a key element in how a potential recruit/ customer/employee experiences HR; hence their efficiency and effectiveness are critical in the value equation of HR.
Extending Your Brand to Employees
02 October, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Dorel Recreational Leisure developed a new vision and business strategy to proactively meet the needs of the changing marketplace. This case study outlines the process they followed to engage their employees in an inspiring and actionable way.
Let Go & Lead! Innovative Thinking from Influential Leaders
24 September, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will share perspectives on what it means to lead in today’s ever-changing world; a world where leaders feel less and less in control.
Book Discussion: Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go
21 September, 2012 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Join us for our September Book Discussion webcast, featuring Beverly Kaye and Julie Winkle Giulioni, authors of the book, Help Them Grow or Watch Them Go, which helps leaders conduct critical conversations with employees about their career goals.
Tackling the Challenges of Developing Your Top Leaders
14 September, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
In every company, a handful of high-potential and senior executives will disproportionately impact the performance of the organization. They can be the most difficult to develop. See how American Express faces this challenge head-on.
FCPA: Developments in Global Anticorruption Enforcement
12 September, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will provide an update for seasoned professionals regarding the latest developments and best practices in Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA) compliance.
Corporate Governance Strategies for the Next AGM Season
11 September, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
Companies should begin planning their corporate governance and investor communications strategies now – well before the beginning of the next AGM season.
Book Discussion: All In
17 August, 2012 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Join us for our August book discussion webcast, featuring author Chester Elton, as he discusses his latest book, All In: How the Best Create a Culture of Belief and Drive Big Results.
Your High-Potential Leaders: Tell or Don't Tell?
16 August, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Do you tell individuals at your organization that they are designated as high-potential leaders? Hear the research behind the recommended approach.
Growing Leaders to Grow the Business
15 August, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will feature a case study of ADP and how they created a long term plan to make certain that their leadership pipeline is primed with talent and your business changes. Learn how to manage and develop leaders to align with change.
Book Discussion: I Wish I'd Known That Earlier in My Career
24 July, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
Join us for our July Human Capital Exchange Book Discussion, featuring Jane Horan, author of the new book, I Wish I Had Known That Earlier in My Career. Jane’s book provides advice that will help take readers to the next level in their careers.
Book Discussion: Calculating Success
17 July, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Please join us for an encore presentation of the book discussion webcast, Calculating Success: How the New Workplace Analytics Will Revitalize Your Organization, featuring coauthors, Eric Lesser and Carl Hoffmann.
Leveling the Playing Field for Employees with Disabilities
12 July, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Discussion of key findings from a soon-to-be-released report from a Research Working Group on attracting, engaging and advancing people with disabilities. This webcast will include a business case and organizational imperatives and information on veterans
The Comeback of European Labor Cost Competitiveness
10 July, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00]
This webcast looks at the developments of labor costs and output per hour since the start of the recession in Europe. It gives an insight into which countries are the winners and losers and into the return of efficiency in European labor markets.
NEUJOBS Webcast Series
28 June, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
Large transitions in energy use and other ecological changes are rarely looked at in conjunction with the dramatic changes in the demand for labor, different occupations and talents. This webcast looks at historic and future changes in this relationship in both Europe and the United States.
Talent Shortages in the Global and U.S. Labor Market
21 June, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Using recent research from The Conference Board and the McKinsey Global Institute (MGI) this webcast will present new and important insights on evolving talent shortages in the global and U.S. labor markets.
CEO Challenge - European Focus
19 June, 2012 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
Come join this interactive discussion about the most pressing challenges on the minds of CEOs as reflected in The Conference Board CEO Challenge® 2012.
Using the Arts to Promote Diversity and Inclusion
19 June, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Hear examples from businesses that are engaging with the arts to address diversity in the workplace.
Innovation: Keeping CEOs awake at night
18 June, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
The race to innovate defines today’s global business environment. How are CEOs around the world meeting this challenge?
Emerging Markets: The Quest for Global Expansion
14 June, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Rich firms in emerging markets from across the globe are hunting for strategic bargains. What contributors to the always-intensifying complexity of the global business environment are on the minds of CEOs?
CEO Challenge - Talent
11 June, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
In this webcast, our host, Rebecca Ray, and her guests will focus on the top challenge identified in The 2012 CEO Challenge -- Human Capital.
Teleworking: Why virtual is fast becoming a reality
07 June, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
The trend of teleworking has been gaining momentum in recent years as employers and employees recognize the extensive benefits provided by teleworking in areas such as productivity, cost savings and employee satisfaction.
Sustainability: A top concern for CEOs in Asia
31 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
CEOs have also recognized that sustainability needs to be incorporated in company values and cascaded down into the ranks. How are they meeting the challenges around quality of life and environmental issues?
What Do CEOs Think About Human Capital?
25 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Human Capital is not just about workers, their hours and their pay. It’s about what people bring to the organization. What do CEOs think about Human Capital issues? How do these concerns vary globally?
Economic, Political, and Regulatory Risk: External Challenges for CEOs
23 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
The U.S. CEOs rated Global Political/Economic Risk as their third most critical challenge, and Government Regulation as their number-one challenge. What do CEOs need to best handle risk and regulation?
Improving Employment Outcomes for Employees with Disabilities
23 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
Employers around the world are concerned about how to increase the pool of available, qualified talent. A soon to be released Conference Board report explores a variety of strategies and leading practices to help employers better leverage this population.
Using Social Media to Drive Operational Excellence
21 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Social media is enabling transformation in some important parts of the value chain, especially marketing and communications. It’s time to learn and apply these game-changing technologies to the core of business: operations.
Book Discussion: Measuring Leadership Development
18 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Join us as we discuss the new book, Measuring Leadership Development: Quantify Your Program's Impact and ROI on Organizational Performance, which provides tools that can be used for communicating the benefits of leadership development programs.
The Social Media Evolution
17 May, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Many nonprofit organizations have dipped their toes into the set-me-free world of social media, but too many still have trepidations about taking full advantage of the toolset.
Strategic Workforce Planning in Asia-Pacific
16 May, 2012 02:00 PM HKT [14:00], 11:30 AM IST [11:30]
Dr. Mary Young will draw on recent research from Asia-Pacific and globally to share key aspects of designing and building effective Strategic Workforce Planning (SWP)capabilities.
Senior Management Compensation: Getting Goal Setting Right
15 May, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Join a panel of experts who will discuss techniques and tools for getting goal-setting right, pitfalls to avoid, and other key learnings from practitioners like yourselves.
The Changing MO of the CMO: How the Convergence of Brand and Reputation is Affecting Marketers
10 May, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
In this webcast, hear from Bill Becker of Deere & Co. on how the traditional split between brand and corporate marketing has become irrelevant. Explore how the increasing merge of brand and reputation is disrupting the marketing function as never before.
Managing Stakeholders In The Age Of New Media
10 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
An interactive presentation with Mark Hunter from INSEAD, who's research has identified a powerful sector of media that is controlled by stakeholders with the purpose of influencing other stakeholders and organizations (like governments or firms).
The Changing MO of the CMO: How the Convergence of Brand and Reputation is Affecting Marketers
08 May, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
The traditional split between brand and corporate marketing has become irrelevant. Explore how the increasing merge of brand and reputation is disrupting the marketing function as never before, and how marketers are coping with the new reality.
Coaching Skills for Executives
08 May, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00], 09:00 PM HKT [21:00]
Coaching is one of the 'must-have' capabilities for 21st century leaders Learn about the advantages to be gained from equipping leaders with coaching skills and the 'know how' to use them effectively.
Employee Resource Groups Delivering Impact
03 May, 2012 01:30 PM EST [13:30]
Diversity & Inclusion Leaders from AT&T, Campbell Soup Company, The McGraw-Hill Companies, and Microsoft will share examples of Employee Resource Groups that have delivered business impact.
Understanding Financial Conditions and Financial Instability
01 May, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast will discuss the relationship between categories of economic and financial indicators and, to the extent that some regularities exist, how their analysis can provide insights for business professionals.
Achieving Service Delivery Objectives in an Outsourced Environment
30 April, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
This webcast will provide insight and examples of ways to achieve one’s service delivery objectives within a complex, multi-vendor, in-sourced and outsourced environment.
Shared Services and Outsourcing Trends
20 April, 2012 11:30 AM HKT [11:30], 09:00 AM IST [09:00]
This Asia Special Webcast will cover key trends and imperatives to grow Shared Services and Outsourcing, and will look at new leadership competencies, outcome-based business process solutions, business performance management and business analytics.
Winning with a Culture of Recognition: Strategies at the World's Most Admired Companies
18 April, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
Join Derek Irvine to get key insights from his book, "Winning with a Culture of Recognition: Recognition Strategies at the World’s Most Admired Companies."
Review Meeting of Safeguarding IP in the Supply Chain Working Group
10 April, 2012 10:30 AM EST [10:30]
How can multinational corporations design an effective program that protects their Intellectual Property - trademarks, patents, copyrights, and trade secrets – when dealing with their suppliers, sub contractors and third parties around the globe?
Retooling HR: Using Proven Business Tools to Make Better Decisions About Talent
06 April, 2012 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Join us for our next Human Capital Exchange Book Discussion, featuring guest speaker, John Boudreau. John is a USC Marshall School of Business professor and author of Retooling HR: Using Proven Business Tools to Make Better Decisions About Talent.
The First Six Months Under the Dodd Frank Whistleblower Rules
04 April, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
With the first six months of operation under the new Dodd Frank whistleblower program now completed, key leaders from the enforcement, whistleblower advocate, and corporate defense communities join in this interactive executive briefing.
Senior Management Compensation
03 April, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
A clear trend is developing in the method selected by companies to improve the alignment of pay and performance outcomes—the increased usage of long-term performance plans instead of traditional stock options and restricted stock awards.
Cloud Computing for Sourcing and Procurement
29 March, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will explore the benefits of cloud computing as related specifically to sourcing and procurement processes to be able to understand how to better utilize, leverage, and communicate the business value for the business.
Strategic Leadership in an Operational Role
27 March, 2012 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
High-caliber operational leaders are critical to the long-term success of a company but sadly are often underutilized. During this webcast we will explore the unique skills/contributions of these leaders and how to effectively leverage them.
Book Discussion: Chief HR Officers
23 March, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Join us for our next Human Capital Exchange Book Discussion where we will feature an important new book for HR Leaders.
22 March, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Micro-inequities are subtle, often semi-unconscious cues that reveal far more about the nature of a relationship than words convey. Learn how this concept and approach has evolved and how it can effectively be incorporated into your D & I strategy.
Build Stress Resilience – Grow the Business
16 March, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00], 11:00 PM HKT [23:00]
Stress imposes significant costs on employee health and organization performance. Worryingly, these costs are escalating. For example , in the UK, stress related mental health problems cost business £ 28 billion per year (50 times the cost of strikes!).
Balanced Leadership for the 21st Century
15 March, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00], 11:00 PM HKT [23:00]
Balanced Leadership addresses the need for a fundamental shift in the definition of good leadership for a fundamentally changing business environment.
Attracting, Developing and Retaining Talent in China and India
13 March, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast explores the challenges even companies with strong global brands and long in-country experience are facing in the war for talent in China and India. Success requires rethinking the traditional Western approaches.
Dual Careers and Overseas Assignments – How to Address the Challenges
13 March, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
The increasing prevalence of dual-career couples presents both challenges and opportunities to companies. Overseas assignments can be particularly difficult since key employees are increasingly unwilling to relocate unless a suitable position can be found
Engaging Business Leaders in Strategic Workforce Planning
12 March, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00], 11:00 PM HKT [23:00]
What’s the most important tool for effective workforce planning? It’s not an interactive dashboard, a statistical software package, or even an Excel pivot table. It’s something far more elemental and human.
The Intangible Drivers of Future Performance and Value
08 March, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
The infrastructure driving shareholder and stakeholder value in today’s business is made up of intangible (rather than tangible) assets. Learn what’s behind this shift and how to measure, manage and monetize the intangibles behind your company’s success.
Going Public on Data Privacy
08 March, 2012 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Concerns about the privacy of employee data run from the familiar to the far-out. Join four leading experts in human capital data, analytics and strategic workforce planning as they share their perspectives on what you should worry about—and not.
Re-Thinking Risk: How to Proactively Approach Large External Risks
06 March, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00], 11:00 PM HKT [23:00]
Companies often separate sustainability issues from risks, which can create gaps in effective planning. If we focus on risks in operations or strategy without building the impact of some large external risks such as water access or ....
Business Ethics: The Board of Director's Role
29 February, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
Companies worldwide now acknowledged the need for Board of Director engagement and oversight with respect to company ethics issues and compliance programs.
Who Can Lead Strategic Workforce Planning?
27 February, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00], 11:00 PM HKT [23:00]
Companies struggle to find the right person to lead strategic workforce planning (SWP). Since it’s a new capability, they can’t find experienced people and they may not be sure what to look for.
The Future Leader – Essentials for 2020 and Beyond
24 February, 2012 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00], 06:00 PM HKT [18:00]
Today, as new generations begin to make their mark in the workplace, the notion of what a leader is, and needs to be, is being challenged. Our current leadership model is not sustainable.
Book Discussion: Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders
10 February, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
Join our next book discussion to hear from Rajeev Peshawaria, a Senior Fellow, Human Capital, at The Conference Board, on his brand new book, Too Many Bosses, Too Few Leaders.
The Next Generation of Engagement
06 February, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00], 07:00 PM CET [19:00], 06:00 PM GMT [18:00]
This is an opportunity to hear about a unique community of practice in the engagement space; one designed to provide not only peer support and cutting-edge research but also the ability to determine the business impact of engagement activities.
Book Discussion - Future Work
27 January, 2012 09:00 AM EST [09:00], 10:00 PM HKT [22:00], 03:00 PM CET [15:00]
The way we work is overdue for change: businesses want to increase efficiency and attract the best talent and skills and the new workforce wants a fresh deal. So how does it all work? Who’s doing “future work” now?
Leading Economic Index®(LEI) Luncheon Briefing
26 January, 2012 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Please join us for a complimentary luncheon briefing on The Conference Board’s Leading Economic Index®(LEI): How the recent change in components will help business decision makers better assess future economic and financial conditions.
Working at the Intersection of Human Resources, Ethics and Compliance – The Need for Collaboration
18 January, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
An ethical culture that is based on more than legal compliance is likely to enhance performance. According to research by The Conference Board, “ethics and social responsibility” are among the top 10 skills employers find important among new employees.
Winning Investors Over
18 January, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
In this webcast Professor Baruch Lev will critically examine managers’ beliefs and chart a coherent, practicable set of policies and actions to regain and maintain investors' support.
2012 Launch of Productivity Measures from The Conference Board Total Economy Database
17 January, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
On 17 January, The Conference Board’s Chief Economist, Bart van Ark, will present the latest estimates of productivity up to 2011 for economies around the world, as well as the projections for 2012.
Leadership Experience: D-Day at Normandy
12 January, 2012 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 11:00 PM HKT [23:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00]
The Normandy Experiential Program has proved to be a powerful and effective exercise for organizations that want to align a team, either by bringing together a disparate group of global leaders or galvanizing an intact senior management team.
Re-Thinking Risk: Turning water into opportunity
10 January, 2012 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Water scarcity affects every business globally. PepsiCo has transformed water risk into opportunity. Learn how large external risks ought to be part of every company's risk profile and how to build these risks into effective strategy and planning.
European Labour Market Perspectives Between Gloomy Economic Outlook and Major Transitions in Society
15 December, 2011 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
This webcast will focus on European labour markets and the impact the current crisis will have on its mid and long term issues. It is the first of a comprehensive series, integral part of NEUJOBS, which is a European Commission funded consortium...
The Link Between Diversity & Inclusion and Organization Development Processes: A Benchmark Study
05 December, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
If organizations are to deliver on the promise of enhanced innovation and having a superior employment brand it is critical that they approach D&I from a culture change perspective; and that means applying and/or fully integrating the D&I agenda.
Corporate Ambassadors – Redefining the Way we Engage Customers
30 November, 2011 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
For the past decade, marketers have been adjusting to a new era of deep customer engagement. To engage customers whenever and wherever they interact with an organization must be the task of the entire enterprise, not just the Marketing department.
Growing Beyond Borders, Minimising Risks
28 November, 2011 05:00 AM EST [05:00], 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
One of the puzzles of the sluggish global economy today is why companies aren't investing more. They certainly seem to have good reasons to. Yet many companies are holding back....
The Effects of the Current Financial Stress on the Real Economy
16 November, 2011 10:00 AM EST [10:00], 04:00 PM CET [16:00], 03:00 PM GMT [15:00]
The financial system has been showing signs of instability. The European sovereign debt crisis is spilling over to the banking system and beyond as financial markets grow wary. This webcast will look at the crisis from the macroeconomic perspective and...
Building a Culture of Innovation
03 November, 2011 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
How do you activate innovation within your organization? Global innovation and design consultancy Continuum will speak about the challenges of building a culture of innovation, motivating individuals, creating capacity, and scaling innovation.
Total Reward to Improve Employee Engagement
27 October, 2011 11:00 AM CET [11:00], 10:00 AM GMT [10:00]
Recent research by The Conference Board has confirmed that there is a clear link between employee engagement and business performance. But worryingly there is evidence that globally employee engagement dropped significantly last year.
Improving People Management and Reducing Turnover in Shared Services Organizations (Asia Time Zone)
19 October, 2011 02:30 PM HKT [14:30], 05:30 PM EST [17:30], 12:00 PM IST [12:00]
This interactive webcast will explore critical competencies and required skills in evolving Shared Services Organizations. Discussions will focus on recruitment and talent management including organizational drivers.
Board Evaluations in the UK and Continental Europe
19 October, 2011 04:30 PM CET [16:30], 03:30 PM GMT [15:30]
Boards of directors throughout the U.K. and Continental Europe are increasingly undertaking self-evaluation processes. The main driver for board evaluations is compliance with governance codes.
A Discussion on the IMF Fiscal Monitor Report
17 October, 2011 04:00 AM GMT [04:00]
Despite progress in addressing key fiscal weaknesses in many countries, significant policy challenges remain in advanced, emerging, and low-income economies, and must be faced in an environment where downside risks to growth have increased.
The Apollo Program at Kennedy Space Center
05 October, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Apply the lessons of the race to the moon to your business and professional goals. This new program draws on the leadership lessons of the manned space flight effort over the 10-year period of The Apollo Program.
China and Sustainable Business Practices
20 September, 2011 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
Discuss the key factors driving and/or constraining broader corporate sustainability activities in China and the maturity of corporate sustainability strategies and programs.
The Role of The Board in Risk Oversight
20 September, 2011 03:00 PM CET [15:00], 02:00 PM GMT [14:00]
If the 2008 financial crisis taught us anything, it is that board oversight of risk is critical to the health, or even the survival of a company.
TouchPoints: Creating Energy and Direction Around Things That Matter
19 September, 2011 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Doug Conant joins The Conference Board’s CEO Jon Spector to show how a leader’s impact and legacy are in fact built through hundreds, even thousands, of interactive moments in time.
The Downshifting of American Jobs
15 September, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Learn more about the labor trends across demographic groups, industries and occupations including wage growth of new hires versus “job stayers” and the increase in the average education level of new hires across industries and occupations.
Driving Down Growth? (Asia Time Zones)
15 September, 2011 02:30 PM HKT [14:30], 04:30 PM EST [16:30], 12:00 PM IST [12:00]
Unique among world leaders, Premier Wen Jiabao has promised to reduce growth over the next 5 year period. Both the reliability of this message and its likely impact are encoded into the Twelfth Five Year plan (“12-5”), ratified on March 5th by the NPC.
Managing Human Capital Risk: Who’s Doing It? How Can We get Started?
14 September, 2011 04:30 PM CET [16:30], 03:30 PM GMT [15:30]
People make up a huge proportion of operating costs, and many CEOs claim that employees are the company’s most important asset.
Research Partners on Human Capital Analytics: Making Data-Driven Decisions
13 September, 2011 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
Member companies of The Conference Board have asked for help in analyzing their data as a catalyst to changing their human capital strategy, and thereby enhancing HR’s financial and non-financial contribution to the organization.
08 September, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Including a discussion of Foreign Corrupt Practices Act developments, an update on the progress of, and outlook for, Dodd-Frank regulations, and insights into recent press about the SEC's budget and impact on enforcement activity.
Research Partners for Global Corporate Philanthropy
10 August, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Corporate philanthropy professionals are invited to attend this webcast to learn more about the nature and scope of the project; the time and financial commitment; and the output of the group and how it will benefit and enhance their current international philanthropic pursuits.
Business and Sustainability in China: How Real is the New Direction?
07 July, 2011 04:30 PM EST [16:30], 02:30 PM HKT [14:30], 12:00 PM IST [12:00]
This webcast is ideal for senior executives, corporate strategists, and CSR/sustainability practitioners looking for a detailed, practical evaluation of current corporate sustainability initiatives in China.
How the U.K. Bribery Act is Getting Companies to Re-think Anti-Corruption
30 June, 2011 04:00 PM CET [16:00]
The U.K. Bribery Act is more far-reaching than any anti-corruption laws in the world. With the impending 1 July passage of the Act, what are the steps that companies need to take to strengthen their anti-corruption programmes?
Planning & Implementing a Rapid, Effective Shared Business Services Function in Asia-Pacific Region
29 June, 2011 04:30 PM EST [16:30], 02:30 PM HKT [14:30], 12:00 PM IST [12:00]
Key trends in Shared Services in the Asia Pacific Region including methodologies & tools for service & functional effectiveness, Shared Services models and their relative merits.
Intangible Assets, Business Strategy and Stock Prices
23 June, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Intangible assets account for about half of the market value of publicly listed firms and are key to the competitiveness of many firms in the knowledge economy. This webcast discusses how a firm can keep effective records of intangible assets, and how that may affect the decision making of executives, the firm’s stock prices and investor confidence in the short- and long-term.
Evaluating the European Commission’s Proposed Corporate Governance Reforms
22 June, 2011 01:00 PM CET [13:00]
This webcast will discuss how The European Commission recently released its long-awaited “Green Paper” which challenges the basic fabric of the “Comply or Explain” European model of corporate governance.
Ethical Leadership: Implications for Human Capital Professionals
16 June, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
This webcast will discuss real life examples that were used to create a culture of ethics, drivers that impact a successful culture change, and the impact of reality on the implementation of best practices.
The Conference Board CEO Challenge 2011: A Conversation with Two Mid-Market CEOs
16 June, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will discuss: Challenges of Finding and Retaining the Best Talent Maintaining an Innovative Culture Dealing Creatively with a new world of government regulations The intersection of the challenges, perspectives, and needs of larger and smaller firms
Ethical Leadership: Building a Culture that Supports Ethical Behavior
15 June, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
This webcast will discuss why the effort to build a culture of ethics is so important and a values-based cultural approach vs a consequence - compliance approach.
U.S. Jobs and the Future of Work
14 June, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will examine new research on the future of US jobs including the challenges for job creation over the next 10 years, the changing nature of work, and the types of policies that will be needed to reach full employment.
Unclaimed Property and the States: Stepped up Enforcement and Corporate Liability
09 June, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will build upon a survey and whitepaper published by The Conference Board Governance Center titled: Expanded Liability in Unclaimed Property.
Pairing Corporate Philanthropy with Diversity and Inclusion
07 June, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
This webcast will discuss how companies are increasing the coordination between corporate philanthropy/community affairs departments and corporate initiatives around diversity and inclusion.
Rating the Raters: Do You Know who’s Monitoring your Sustainability Performance?
07 June, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will explore the best practices for raters, based on an in-depth study of 21 rating organizations and how companies can use information about the raters to develop a sound basis for deciding which surveys to participate in.
Managing Human Capital Risk: Who’s Doing It? How Can We get Started?
01 June, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
People make up a huge proportion of operating costs, and many CEOs claim that employees are the company’s most important asset. Yet most companies omit human capital altogether or include a limited number of people-related issues when they identify, assess, prioritize and treat company-wide risks through Enterprise Risk Management (ERM)!
Improving Employment Outcomes for Employees with Disabilities
06 May, 2011 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Please join this webcast to learn how a Conference Board Research Working group is structured, what kinds of companies join and what are the benefits for your organization and for you as a leader in this area.
Enforcement of The Foreign Corrupt Practices Act: A Dialogue with Regulators
03 May, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
In this webcast, we start that dialogue by hearing from the SEC and DOJ on their renewed focus and collaboration on FCPA enforcement and gain insight on their focus areas. Participants will have an opportunity to hear from the chief enforcers and understand their perspectives.
Arts and Culture – Integral to Success in Global Markets
21 April, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Join guests Allen Blevins, Arts & Heritage Program Director, Bank of America and Angel Ysaguirre, Director of Global Community Investing, Boeing, as they discuss ways to incorporate arts programs into global marketing and branding, local community involvement and employee engagement efforts.
Business Perspectives Webcast: Is Inflation a Risk for Global Growth
14 April, 2011 04:00 AM EST [04:00]
This webcast will discuss how to effectively use the Leading Economic Index (LEI) for China and other Emerging Economies and the LEI for the Euro Area and the United States.
Business Perspectives Webcast: The Business Environment for Foreign Companies in China
14 April, 2011 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast will explore the dynamics shaping China’s investment and operating environment to ascertain the evolving opportunities and risks for foreign investors; as well, it will examine how foreign companies can play to their strengths at this critical juncture in China’s development.
Developing an Effective Global Partnership between Service Provider and Offshorers
30 March, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Participants will learn firsthand how to deal with the myriad issues that can threaten to derail a global offshoring implementation project. The discussions will focus on hands-on, detailed information about the main elements of this partnership, including the governance arrangements between provider and client and the “follow-the-sun” service delivery concept employed in this project
Coaching: Today’s Critical Leadership Skill for Engaging and Retaining Key Talent
25 March, 2011 11:30 AM EST [11:30]
This webcast will discuss why it is crucial that leaders at all levels learn and apply the skills necessary to conduct effective coaching conversations.
The Leader as Coach: Improving the Coaching and Collaboration Skills of Leaders in Asia
17 March, 2011 08:00 AM CST [08:00], 09:00 PM HKT [21:00], 06:30 PM IST [18:30], 09:00 PM SGT [21:00] | 18 March, 2011 12:00 AM EST [00:00] |
Learn from FedEx’s experience working with executives and managers to develop the important skills needed in a lean, fast moving and innovative organization in today’s Asia. A key insight and requirement for success is that the initiative must be top down, as role modeling is a necessary driver of success in these areas.
Green Jobs: What are They? Where are They?
03 March, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will address: Green jobs: Saving energy and creating energy, the state of green jobs across the nation, and retooling workers for green jobs; what do we need to do?
Can America Do it Again? Building a New National Growth Agenda
17 February, 2011 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
Join this webcast for an analysis of U.S. productivity performance relative to that of other major economies, advanced and emerging.
The Uneven Recovery: A Regional Economic Outlook with Focus on Labor Markets
02 February, 2011 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
The Conference Board economists will use proprietary data as well as other sources to present an economic outlook for the U.S. and its various regions. The webcast will focus in particular on labor market conditions.
Learning @ the Speed of Global Business
27 January, 2011 12:30 PM EST [12:30]
How can a firm bring its best knowledge to bear on emerging business opportunities faster than the speed of global business?
Employee Mobility Issues, Policies and Trends in Asia-Pacific
In this webcast we will share the results of a recent survey by The Conference Board on the latest issues, policies and trends in mobility in Asia-Pacific, and discuss regional policies in the region and the success of the options that have been tried.
Risk Oversight Best Practices: What Directors Want and Need to Know
02 December, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will discuss how boards provide effective oversight through pushing for a deep understanding of key risks, taking ownership to improve risk management in the organization and assuring that risk plans are up to date and ready to be acted on.
Lean Six Sigma: Improving Performance of Business Support Functions
02 December, 2010 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
A combination of Lean and Six Sigma provides the tools and techniques to accommodate and enhance a wide variety of internal customer relationships throughout the value chain and to create business improvements on an ongoing basis.
Growing Talent for Succession: What Every Mid-Market Firm (and Larger Firms, Too) Should Know!
18 November, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
In this webcast, researchers and practitioners Barbara Galli and Eliska Meyers will discuss some of the highlights of The Conference Board’s recent report “Growing Talent for Succession,” with a special emphasis on the relevance of their findings for mid-market firms
The Human and Economic Cost of Climate Change: Assets at Risk
11 November, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Without further investments in adaptation, climate risks could cost some countries up to 19 percent of annual GDP by 2030, undoing years of development gains.
Revitalizing Your Customer Loyalty Program
10 November, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
As companies emerge from the recession and assess the value of satisfaction/loyalty programs, they are looking for ways to reduce costs and increase value. Learn how companies are reassessing and rethinking their strategies in this new environment.
American Workers Delaying Retirement: How Many, Who, Where and Why? Why Should Business be Concerned
04 November, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will discuss:existing knowledge on trends in retirement age over time and the impact of the financial crisis on retirement, as well as results of an exclusive Conference Board survey.
Sustainability Reporting in Asia: Trends, Branding and Competition
03 November, 2010 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
This webcast will discuss why GRI is gaining ground, especially among mainstream financial institutions, how GRI helps companies manage and measure their sustainability strategies, the opportunities and risks of greater transparency and growing stakeholder demands, and the future of integrated reporting and how this will impact corporate management and investor behavior.
Education is a Strategic Issue: National Security and Workforce Quality
01 November, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will discuss what America’s military can tell us about the workforce readiness of America’s youth
Finding Talent in the Current and Future Workforce
20 October, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will contrast how the labor markets in various countries and regions have changed in the last two and a half years.
Integrating Returning Veterans into the Civilian Workforce: The Challenges and Opportunities
20 October, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will discuss the population of returning Veterans and the value and the scope of talent within this group.
Corporate Political Activity in the Post Citizen’s United Era
14 October, 2010 01:00 PM EST [13:00]
Key findings from The Conference Board’s new handbook on corporate political activity can help companies navigate recent and impending legislation, avoid pitfalls, and explore emerging best practices
Employee Engagement is Everyone’s Business
13 October, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will provide insights into how companies can use employee engagement research to inform not just their HR and talent management strategies, but also their non-HR business plans that span out across the rest of the organization as well. .
Regulation of Greenhouse Gas Emissions: Can the EPA Do It?
23 September, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
The reality of EPA action opens a variety of scenarios for business that are very different from what was envisioned under a cap and trade bill, including litigation, economic impacts and compliance challenges.
Catastrophes and Human Failure: Assessing Risk, Building Plans and Preparing to Face Extreme Events
16 September, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will discuss what underlies the increase in catastrophic losses and how we can do a better job at assessing these risks and characterizing the uncertainties surrounding these estimates.
The Materiality of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) Performance
12 August, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
In this webcast we will have an in-depth discussion on the meaning of materiality, how it has evolved (and continues to evolve) in financial reporting and how this can, or cannot, apply effectively to materiality determination of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) risk
Recovery in China’s Workforce
12 July, 2010 11:30 PM EST [23:30]
The webcast will focus on The Conference Board’s labor and demographic projections for China and draw connections between the data and the business challenges that our members face
The Future of Energy: The Transition to a Low-Carbon Economy
23 June, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
As the public and private sectors begin to explore the transition to a low-carbon company, executives are wondering about the challenges and promises of such a transition. Join experts who understand the issues and have an incumbent’s point of view on the
Innovation Begins with Creative Employees
22 June, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will focus on how companies are getting involved in arts education as a way to support development of necessary skills for the 21st Century workforce.
Recovery in Europe’s Workforce: Implications for the Labor Market and Talent Management Strategies
21 June, 2010 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
The webcast will provide insights for executives that help them internalize the larger labor market conditions related to their company’s business and bottom line.
The Global Reporting Initiative (GRI) and the Future of Integrated Reporting
07 June, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will discuss why GRI is gaining ground, especially among mainstream financial institutions and how GRI helps companies manage and measure their sustainability strategies.
Innovation: The Hidden Driver of Company Profit and National Competitiveness
03 June, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast describes the state of the art in the measurement of intangible capital and its contribution to economic growth, with comparisons of intangible investment in eleven advanced economies.
Recovery in the U.S. Workforce: Implications for the Labor Market and Talent Management Strategies
24 May, 2010 12:00 PM EST [12:00]
This webcast will discuss what needs to happen for full labor market recovery, and provide some thoughts about what to look for in the coming months.
Working Through the Downturn: Human Capital Policies that Focus on the Long Term in Hard Times
10 May, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will examine two companies that have taken a long term approach to managing their workforce.
Understanding the SEC Climate Change Guidance
04 May, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will explore the implications of SEC guidance for corporate measurement and reporting on climate change risks and how this can improve corporate investor relations.
Key Findings from The 2010 Philanthropy Agenda Survey
28 April, 2010 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Join the report’s author, Carolyn Cavicchio, for a pre-release look at the report’s findings.
The Changing Productivity Story: Trends in Productivity, Employment, and Growth
25 March, 2010 09:00 AM EST [09:00]
This webcast will discuss the differences in productivity as we emerge from the recession.
Emerging Climate Change Directives from Copenhagen: What does it Mean for Global Business?
14 January, 2010 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
In this webcast, we will hear first-hand impressions of the Copenhagen meeting and how the meeting results will impact global business in the near term.
U.S. Climate Change Strategies without a Clear Legislative Signal
02 December, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast includes an overview of the EPA’s Endangerment Finding for GHG emissions, an update of vehicle emissions regulation and standard development, and a discussion of regional cap and trade programs without a federally mandated scheme.
Pressure Points for Boards: Improving Directors' Performance in Times of Financial Stress
28 October, 2009 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
Boards are asking for expanded guidance on meeting their oversight responsibilities, and board members are seeking pragmatic ways to work with senior management to improve performance.
Investing in Learning during Feast or Famine
27 October, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
Businesses that continue to invest in their learning and development budgets during economic slowdowns benefit from increased market share and profitability.
Shared Services as a Strategic Asset in the Downturn and Beyond
21 October, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
How can you maximize the current delivery of shared services and demonstrate that they have value beyond cost reductions?
Social Media’s Silver Lining
06 October, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will discuss the approaches, tactics, and business cases for mining the silver lining of social media, thereby creating productivity-enhancing practices that can advance their own businesses.
The Conference Board’s 2009 Corporate Contributions Report –
Pre-Release of Key Findings
29 September, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
The Conference Board’s annual Corporate Contributions Survey is the oldest and largest survey of charitable giving by major U.S.–based companies.
Alliances during the Downturn and Beyond: Leveraging Partnerships for Innovation and Growth
10 September, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
This webcast will offer participants insights on best practices for leveraging alliances for collaborative innovation.
Can They Take It? Productivity, Overtime and the Mature Worker
21 July, 2009 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will help participants to learn from The Conference Board's Mature Workforce Initiative how to assess, motivate, and monitor the productivity of their older workers.
Positioning for Growth in Better Economic Times
30 June, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will help Human Resource Executives better understand the human capital drivers of successful restructuring and key considerations throughout the phases of restructuring.
Succession Management—Strategies in Times of Crisis
25 June, 2009 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast will show participants how to expand their perceptions and approaches to consider the rapidly changing environment, and the significant part that succession planning can play in a company’s talent management strategies
Business Ethics and Compliance–Effective Best Practices in Challenging Times
24 June, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will discuss how maintaining an effective program in these challenging times requires us to make the most of existing resources.
Corporate Contributions in Hard Times: How Companies are Managing the Economic Downturn
23 June, 2009 03:00 PM EST [15:00]
This webcast will go beyond the statistics and hear directly from companies on how they are adjusting their contributions programs in response to the current economic downturn
Designing and Delivering Engaging Competency-Based Inclusion Training
04 June, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
This webcast will discuss how companies can best work toward a common mission through analyzing the learning outcomes, methodologies, and curriculum elements of their Diversity and inclusion programs.
Making It Real: Six Key Steps for Winning with On-Boarding Program Redesign Efforts
02 June, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
In this webcast, participants will learn about the key pillars, phases, and design and implementation steps for an effective on-boarding program that is aligned with business strategy.
Beyond H1N1: Getting to Preparedness Excellence
02 June, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
This webcast will discuss what we have learned from the H1N1 outbreak that corporate planners need to pay particular attention to.
Video Cast–The Purpose of Coaching in Leadership
19 May, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
The Impact of the Economic Downturn on Corporate Giving
13 May, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
This webcast will discuss how 2009 plans for giving by U.S. companies have been impacted by the global economic crisis.
Preparing for Mandatory Greenhouse Gas Reporting in the U.S
29 April, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
The Conference Board is presenting a webcast dialogue with the EPA to discuss specific aspects of the new forthcoming government regulations on greenhouse gases, and its implications for business including how the data can be used.
Videocast-Succession: Are You Ready? The Leader, the Successor and the Process
28 April, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
We will take you beyond what was presented at the "Executive Coaching Seminars: Learning from Legends and Thought Leaders" for a deep dive into the key issues and take away points of this timely presentation.
Rising Revenues: Diversity in Marketing and Customer Relationship Management
28 April, 2009 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast will explore how Diversity & Inclusion can propel companies' marketing and CRM, thus increasing their sales and customer intimacy.
Organization Design: Designing for Effectiveness and Efficiency
22 April, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
This webcast will discuss how leaders can stratify work to focus limited resources on differentiating capabilities while cutting costs in other "non-strategic" areas.
Prioritizing People Investments to Optimize for Today While Preparing for Tomorrow
21 April, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
This webcast will discuss why it is more important than ever for organizations to develop or refresh their people strategy to ensure that they protect their critical organizational capabilities as they optimize for today while preparing for the future.
Maximizing Human Capital: Employees with Disabilities: Building Your Leadership Pipeline
07 April, 2009 11:00 AM EST [11:00]
In this webcast, we investigate best practices for maximizing development and advancement strategies for one particular group of employees: those with disabilities.
Videocast-The Neuroscience of Leadership: A New Science for Improving Human Performance
01 April, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
We will take you beyond what was presented at The Conference Board's 2008 "Leadership Development Conference" for a deep dive into the key issues and take away points of the presentation.
The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly: Leadership and Narcissism
25 March, 2009 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast will provide guidelines through recent research and practical examples to identify and manage the danger signals of dark-side leadership.
Rotational Assignments in a Challenging New Environment of Scarcer Resources
18 March, 2009 10:00 AM EST [10:00]
This webcast reviews the components of rotational assignments to identify which are must haves and which are less critical.
Managing Employee Engagement through a Generational Lens: What Has Changed?
03 March, 2009 02:00 PM EST [14:00]
This webcast will use the lens of generational differences, and the common ground that brings the generations together, to help leaders create engaging, positive work environments that foster innovation in this economic downturn.