What a great October it was!  Our newest chapters, Jacksonville, Chicago, and New Jersey, kicked off successfully with their first speaker events and, as always, we continue to receive wonderful feedback from our other established cities.  And, as we move into November, we have many more outstanding programs to offer you. 

Here’s a look at our month ahead:

Cyber Security: Practical Protection for The Modern Age
Tuesday, November 10 @ 8:00 am
The office of KPMG, 51 JFK Parkway, Short Hills, New Jersey
Presented by The New Jersey CFO Leadership Council 

How should CFOs contend with internet-based attacks on corporations? Come and learn what our computer and technology experts advise. Topics of discussion will include building incident response plans and preparing policies and procedures to improve your security. Our speakers will also offer their recommendations on technologies relevant to your company, as well as future exposure threats for all of us to consider. This program is one of our most popular and space is limited, so register today!  

Financial Leaders Social
Tuesday, November 10, 2015 @ 5:30 pm
The Bedford, 1612 West Division Street, Chicago
Presented by The Chicago CFO Leadership Council

Join us for a great evening of sipping, sampling, and socializing. Meet and mingle with locally renowned senior financial professionals while enjoying cocktails and hors d’oeuvres at The Bedford, a uniquely designed bank vault lounge. Don’t miss out on this wonderful networking opportunity, offered by one of our newest chapters. Register now!

Cyber Security
Wednesday, November 11 @ 7:15 am
Bentley University’s LaCava Center, 175 Forest Street, Waltham
Presented by The Boston CFO Leadership Council

In an age when cyber threats and attacks are almost inevitable in every corporation, we all share many areas of concern, including maximizing security and minimizing risks. Come and learn what our panelists advise and get their insight on policies, programs, and practical approaches that will best protect your organization. This program is one of our most popular and sells out quickly, so don’t miss out. Register today!

Enterprise Risk Management
Wednesday, November 11 @ 7:15  am
Bentley University’s LaCava Center, 175 Forest Street, Waltham
Presented by The Boston Controllers Leadership Council

With the growing responsibilities of managing company security and assets, today’s controllers need to look beyond the areas of accounting and compliance and take on new levels of expertise within their companies. And, now, more than ever, they must think like CFOs. Specifically targeting the diverse needs of the controller, our expert speakers will discuss operational and financial risks and share their ideas for developing action plans to address company exposures.  If you’re looking to gain the advice and knowledge to be able to step up and establish yourself as an enterprise risk expert within your organization, this event is for you. Register today!

Inside and Outside the Boardroom: Managing and Working With Boards
Wednesday, November 11 @ 8:30 am
The office of Goodwin Procter, 620 8th Avenue, New York
Presented by The NYC CFO Leadership Council

Regardless of company size and type, one of the most challenging responsibilities of a CFO is successfully managing relationships with the Board of Directors.  And, with so many ongoing issues and personalities, these interactions can be very overwhelming. Join our panel of experts as they discuss and share their advice on the best methods for managing Board of Director relationships and fostering positive and productive outcomes. This event is a must for those who would like tips and insight on generating effective communication, setting realistic expectations, and balancing competing interests, both inside and outside of meetings. Don’t miss out on this great learning opportunity. Sign up today!

The Business of Sports: Locker Room Negotiations for CFOs
Tuesday, November 12 @ 7:30 am
The office of KPMG, 1601 Market Street, 36th Floor, Philadelphia
Presented by The Philadelphia CFO Leadership Council 

Take advantage of this unique opportunity to learn the art of negotiation from top  executives in the Philadelphia sports business.  Our panel of experts includes a renowned group of agents and team representatives who will reveal the tactics that they have used to successfully manage high stake negotiations and achieve positive outcomes.  If you are looking to perfect your skills in this area, then this event is for you. Register today!

Law School For The CFO
Tuesday, November 17 @ 7:30 am
The River Club, One Independent Drive, Jacksonville
Presented by The Jacksonville CFO Leadership Council 

Join us for a chance to get practical legal advice straight from our experts, as we discuss major topics that CFOs and senior financial professionals encounter on a daily basis, including employment law, social media practices, and de-risking commercial contracts and license agreements. This event focuses on the latest industry trends and updates, highlighted by examples to help you limit your company’s risks and liabilities. Don’t miss this opportunity to benefit from some great tips, all from a legal point of view. Sign up today!

Cyber Security
Tuesday, November 17 @ 6:00 pm
District Architecture Center, 421 7th Street NW, Washington, DC
Presented by The Washington, DC CFO Leadership Council 

In an age when cyber threats and attacks are almost inevitable in every corporation, we all share many areas of concern, including maximizing security and minimizing risks. Come and learn what our panelists advise and get their insight on policies, programs, and practical approaches that will best protect your organization. This program is one of our most popular and sells out quickly, so don’t miss out. Register today!

 

For further details on any of our upcoming events and future plans for additional chapters near you, please contact us.  We’d love to receive your comments and feedback. 

 

 

 

 

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