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30th Annual

Executive Compensation in Context

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SEPTEMBER 19 - 20, 2024


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Executive Compensation in Context is designed to provide the opportunity for attendees to expand their thinking on the interconnected challenges in governance, corporate social responsibility and executive compensation. 

This event brings together thought leaders and practitioners who will address the key issues and trends in executive compensation, C-suite and Board priorities, and evolving business and broader societal issues. We will explore the views of multiple constituencies and stakeholders for an energetic discussion of different viewpoints and exchange of creative ideas.   

Key takeaways include:

  • Developing executive compensation strategies that balance short-term and long-term needs across stakeholders
  • Navigating economic pressures and market volatility
  • Building frameworks that account for competition for talent
  • Exploring different approaches to plan designs that balance risk and reward
  • Reconciling executive compensation metrics with organizational commitments to ESG and related goals amid ESG backlash
  • Addressing Comp Committee and governance issues impacting executive pay

Those in attendance will play a role as active contributors to the discussion and are invited to proactively participate in structured networking opportunities, breakfast roundtable discussions, interactive conversations, and more. 

Who should attend: 

  • C-suite executives including Chief Human Resources Officers and Chief People Officers
  • Senior leaders and professionals in the fields of Total Rewards, Executive Compensation, Compensation and Benefits, Investor Relations, and Sustainability
  • Board Directors, especially members of compensation and human capital committees
  • Other executive compensation professionals
  • General Counsels and Legal professionals responsible for executive compensation

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This event is $1,195 for Members and $1,495 for non-Members with the early bird discount. Be sure to sign into your account to receive the member rate. 

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Conference Agenda

Thursday, September 19, 2024

08:00 AM - 08:50 AM ET

Registration and Breakfast

08:50 AM - 09:00 AM ET

Opening Remarks


09:00 AM - 09:45 AM ET

Executive Compensation in Context: Expanding Considerations fo…

Leaders of the Centers of The Conference Board will kick off the event by addressing C-Suite priorities and by sharing insight to help build greater u …


09:50 AM - 10:35 AM ET

Leading Executive Compensation in a Complex World

This discussion provides high-level insight from multiple perspectives, including a CHRO and a compensation committee member, on the myriad of issues …


10:35 AM - 10:55 AM ET

Networking Break

10:55 AM - 11:35 AM ET

Public Policy Impact and Executive Compensation

This discussion addresses key issues confronting boards and leaders from a public policy angle and the practical implications of regulatory changes by …


11:40 AM - 12:25 PM ET

Aligning Human Capital and Executive Compensation Strategies w…

Public companies are feeling external pressures to adapt human capital and compensation strategies to an increasingly narrow range of practices. For m …


12:25 PM - 01:30 PM ET


01:30 PM - 02:15 PM ET

Compensation Committee Priorities for 2025

Executive pay is only one of several matters compensation (or human capital) committees are tasked with considering at any given time. This discussion …


02:20 PM - 02:55 PM ET

Through the Legal Lens: Hot Topics in Executive Compensation

Speakers will discuss some of the most pressing topics in executive compensation through the legal lens, including the nuance of interpretation and pr …


02:55 PM - 03:15 PM ET

Networking Break

03:15 PM - 04:15 PM ET

Insights from the Field: Your Perspectives

This structured exchange of ideas provides the opportunity for attendees to share perspectives key issues, including what's top of …


04:20 PM - 05:00 PM ET

Executive Compensation Strategies: The Great Balancing Act

This discussion examines the complex considerations leaders are currently dealing with to develop resilient strategies and program …


05:00 PM - 05:15 PM ET

Day One Closing Reflections and Day Two Preview


05:15 PM - 06:15 PM ET

Networking Reception

Friday, September 20, 2024

08:00 AM - 08:50 AM ET

Breakfast Roundtables

Participants come together for small-group conversations on timely issues relevant to executive compensation, such as:

• Innovation in execu …


08:50 AM - 09:00 AM ET

Day Two Opening Remarks


09:00 AM - 09:20 AM ET

Reporting Out: Insight from Breakfast Roundtables

We invite a participant from each table to share the key questions and insights shared with the full group.

09:25 AM - 10:10 AM ET

Fireside Chat with the Compensation Committee: Priorities and …

This discussion examines how the role of the compensation committee is continuing to evolve, what th …


10:15 AM - 11:00 AM ET

Navigating Total Rewards in 2025 and Beyond

CEOs value leadership and culture that drive business results through the “right” behavior for the long-term viability of their or …


11:00 AM - 11:20 AM ET

Networking Break

11:20 AM - 11:55 AM ET

Human Capital Metrics in Context

This panel considers the importance of human capital management to the business and how to tell a human capital and sustainability story beyond the nu …


12:00 PM - 12:35 PM ET

Telling Your Story: Communicating to Multiple Audiences

This panel focuses on ways to tell an executive compensation story to different stakeholders to build understanding and get beyond the numbers. Partic …


12:40 PM - 01:20 PM ET

Challenging the Status Quo: Where Do We Go from Here?

In this concluding discussion, a panel of human capital and total rewards leaders discuss various possibilities if given a blank p …


01:20 PM - 01:30 PM ET

Program Highlights and Closing Remarks


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Hotel Room Rate Cut-Off: August 28, 2024


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Executive Compensation in Context

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