Tentative Agenda

Welcome and Opening Remarks (8:45-9:00 AM) 


Dr. William Trumbull, Dean – The Citadel School of Business

Dr. Wesley M. Jones, Associate Dean for Programs and Outreach – The Citadel School of Business

Opening Keynote Speaker (9:00 – 9:30 AM)

Speaker: Mr. Tom Fanning – Chairman, President & CEO, Southern Company

SESSION 1 (9:40 – 10:40 AM)

  1. Current & Potential Federal Regulatory Changes 
  2. Unique Issues for Boards in Healthcare Organizations (for-Profit & non-Profit) 
  3. The Best Practices to Ensure Your Regional or Community Bank Board has the Right Mix of Skills & Experience to Meet its Obligations 
  4. Recent & Pending Critical Delaware Court Developments

SESSION 2 (10:50 – 11:50 AM) Plenary

  1. Recent Developments for Directors and their Advisors in Breaches of Fiduciary Duty Concerning M & A scenarios- (M. Steele, J. Jacobs, J. Muller, J. Griffin, K. Miller)

Luncheon Keynote Speaker  

Speaker: Kenneth Daly – CEO of the National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD)  

SESSION 3 (1:35 – 2:35 PM)

  1. The Continuing Impact of the New Accounting Standards & Regulations on Public Companies
  2. Ongoing Developments in Diversity Concerns Regarding Succession Planning for the Board 
  3. How Best to Ensure Your Hospital Board has the Right Skills & Expertise to Meet Its Obligations 
  4. The Board’s Critical Role in the Oversight of Management/Risk for Regional Banks

SESSION 4 (2:45 – 3:45 PM)

  1. The Best Practice in Succession Planning for Boards (term limits, age limits, gender & diversity targets, individual director evaluations)
  2. Emerging Cyber Security Threats and How can the Board Ensure their Top Executive is best Prepared 
  3. What Directors Need to Know in Regard to Their Potential Personal Liabilities 

Past Citadel Directors’ Institute Programs


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