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    • 03 Nov 2017
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    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:

    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a ONE YEAR GPC membership and processing fee)

    Please note that GPC members will be given priority on first come first serve bases.

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    • 21 Nov 2017
    • 2:00 PM - 4:30 PM
    • The Albany Club, 91 King St E, Toronto, ON M5C 1G3
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    In today's environment executive compensation is on many boards’ and shareholders’ minds. Senior Executives want to be treated fairly, while shareholders want to ensure their invested capital is generating positive returns. Steering a board through the annual executive compensation cycle has continued to be an essential process within the general governance framework. 

    Join Global Governance Advisors on November 21st, to learn about the emerging trends boards are deciding on when it comes to executive compensation design, how top executives are being compensated amidst today's capital markets and shareholder voting guidelines. Whether you are a Governance Professional supporting a board within a publicly traded, private or non-profit organization, this session will discuss the emerging trends on executive and board compensation design, pay for performance, pay trends and why it's important to get the due diligence done before year end.

    Why you should Attend

    This Executive Compensation program for non-Human Resources professionals is designed to help educate executives on governance best practices and the evolving regulatory environment, it will also help the participants better address stakeholder concerns and enhance organizational value in areas related to executive compensation.


    Facilitator – Paul Gryglewicz, Senior Partner

    As a key member of his firm’s senior leadership team, Paul’s work incorporates leading edge governance practices, mitigates risk and educates key stakeholders on sophisticated compensation systems. He engages with boards and senior management advising them in the areas of executive compensation, human resource strategy and corporate governance. His work incorporates leading edge governance practices, mitigates risk and educates key stakeholders on sophisticated compensation systems, specialized in strategic compensation review and design, risk assessment, incentive performance calibration, board compensation and governance.

    Previously he was an associate consultant with one of Canada’s largest independent compensation advisory firms, focused on strategic compensation review and design for a variety of organizations across Canada.  

    As an instructor at York University, Paul co-designed and teaches the graduate level course “Governance of Executive Compensation and Shareholder Accountability”. He is also an active speaker for professional associations presenting on a wide array of executive compensation and governance related topics.

    About Global Governance Advisors

    Global Governance Advisors (GGA) is an independent advisory firm that provides counsel to Boards of Directors in collaboration with senior management. GGA is internationally recognized, servicing clients from offices in Toronto, Calgary, New York and Miami, providing expert advice in the areas of executive compensation, Board effectiveness, CEO succession planning, and corporate governance.

    • 27 Nov 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Calgary Petroleum Club
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    The session is designed for governance professionals who deal with financial reports without a business or financial background.


    Why you should Attend

    During this presentation you will receive a basic overview of the fundamental structure of the three main financial statements:  the balance sheet, the income statement and the cash flow; how the statements are related to one another, and how they differ.

    The session will be followed by a holiday cocktail reception hosted by the Calgary GPC chapter. 

    When

    November 27, 20178
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (session)
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (holiday reception)

    Where

    Calgary Petroleum Club, The Viking Room
    319 5 Ave SW,
    Calgary, AB T2P 0L6


    SIGN UP FOR THE LIVE WEBCAST

    If you are not able to attend, you can register for the live webinar offering on the registration page. The Webcast will take place the following day, on Tuesday, November 28th, 2017 (click here)


    Facilitator

    Guy Bridgeman Ph.D. ICD:D
    Senior Vice President and CFO
    EPCOR Utilities Inc.

    Guy is CFO for EPCOR Utilities Inc., an Edmonton based utility that provides electricity and water/wastewater utility services in Western Canada and the Southwest United States. The company has an asset value of approximately $6.2 billion, 2016 net income of $309 million and 2,800 employees in Canada and the United States.

    A Director of RuggedCom (RCN: TSX) from 2003 – 2012; an Ontario industrial communication technology firm that was founded in 2001, went public in 2007 and was taken private in 2012. Guy was a member of the Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee.

    Guy currently serves as a Vice-Chair of the River Valley Alliance (RVA) and is Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee. The RVA is a municipally owned corporation that promotes the development of the park trail system along the North Saskatchewan River in the Edmonton Capital Region. Current capital funding under management is $110 million.

    He also serves on the Executive of the Edmonton Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and on the Board for the Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment (CABREE) at the University of Alberta.

    Guy holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Western University, is a graduate of Harvard’s Advanced Management Program and holds an ICD.D.  Guy is a frequent speaker at conferences and recently taught the Financial Valuation module for the ICD Director Education Program.


    Additional Information

    There is ample parking near the Club, including:  Calgary Place (underground parking), across from the Westin Hotel,  Bow Valley Square (underground parking), and the Indigo surface parking lot located right behind the Petroleum Club building. Rates vary. Also note that meter parking is free after 6:00 p.m. on 5th Avenue, 2nd street and 3rd street.




    • 28 Nov 2017
    • 4:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • Epcor Tower, 10423 101 St NW #2000, Edmonton, AB T5H 0E8
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    The session is designed for governance professionals who deal with financial reports without a business or financial background.

    Why you should Attend

    During this presentation you will receive a basic overview of the fundamental structure of the three main financial statements:  the balance sheet, the income statement and the cash flow; how the statements are related to one another, and how they differ.

    The session will be followed by a holiday cocktail reception hosted by the Calgary GPC chapter. 

    When

    November 28, 20178
    4:00 pm – 6:00 pm (session)
    6:00 pm – 7:00 pm (holiday reception)

    Where

    Epcor Tower, 8th floor, Mackenzie Room
    10423 101 St NW
    Edmonton, AB T5H 0E8


    SIGN UP FOR THE LIVE WEBCAST

    If you are not able to attend, you can register for the live webinar offering on the registration page. 

    (This webinar will not be recorded)


    Facilitator

    Guy Bridgeman Ph.D. ICD:D
    Senior Vice President and CFO
    EPCOR Utilities Inc.

    Guy is CFO for EPCOR Utilities Inc., an Edmonton based utility that provides electricity and water/wastewater utility services in Western Canada and the Southwest United States. The company has an asset value of approximately $6.2 billion, 2016 net income of $309 million and 2,800 employees in Canada and the United States.

    A Director of RuggedCom (RCN: TSX) from 2003 – 2012; an Ontario industrial communication technology firm that was founded in 2001, went public in 2007 and was taken private in 2012. Guy was a member of the Compensation, Governance and Nominating Committee.

    Guy currently serves as a Vice-Chair of the River Valley Alliance (RVA) and is Treasurer and Chair of the Finance Committee. The RVA is a municipally owned corporation that promotes the development of the park trail system along the North Saskatchewan River in the Edmonton Capital Region. Current capital funding under management is $110 million.

    He also serves on the Executive of the Edmonton Chapter of the Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) and on the Board for the Centre for Applied Business Research in Energy and the Environment (CABREE) at the University of Alberta.

    Guy holds a Ph.D. in Economics from Western University, is a graduate of Harvard’s Advanced Management Program and holds an ICD.D.  Guy is a frequent speaker at conferences and recently taught the Financial Valuation module for the ICD Director Education Program.
    • 13 Apr 2018
    • 15 Apr 2018
    • Terminal City Club, Vancouver
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    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:

    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a GPC membership and processing fee)

    Note: Before you reserve your seat for this event, you need to register and pay for the complete GPC-EP  program

    • 25 May 2018
    • 27 May 2018
    • Terminal City Club, Vancouver
    Register

    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:

    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a GPC membership and processing fee)

    Note: Before you reserve your seat for this event, you need to register and pay for the complete GPC-EP  program

    • 13 Jun 2018
    • 15 Jun 2018
    • The Albany Club, Toronto
    Register

    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:
    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a GPC membership and processing fee)

    Note: Before you reserve your seat for this event, you need to register and pay for the complete GPC-EP  program

    • 12 Oct 2018
    • 14 Oct 2018
    • The Albany Club, Toronto
    Register

    The GPC-EP delivers critical and relevant content for governance professionals in a condensed, rigorous program with key speakers from across Canada. It consists of three 2.5 day modules that are each offered twice a year, enabling busy professionals to complete the modules in a schedule that works for them.

    It is designed for anyone operating in a governance role, whether in public, private, not-for-profit or governmental organizations. Individuals new to these roles as well as seasoned professionals will find benefit in the GPC.D as it will not only provide them with the latest best practices, skills and tools in governance, but will enhance standard of their profession.

    Registration Fee:
    • GPC member price: $7,550 + HST
    • Non Member price: $8,250 + HST (includes the cost of a GPC membership and processing fee)

    Note: Before you reserve your seat for this event, you need to register and pay for the complete GPC-EP  program

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