Programme 5-6 May 2021

Please see our draft programme. We encourage you to check back regularly for updates.

7.30am- 9.00am


Registration and exhibitor lounge opens. Tea and coffee will be available.


Conference opening

Alan Isaac - IoD President

9.30am - 4.50pm

Day one programme

A full day programme exploring key governance issues. There will be a mixture of plenary and breakout sessions designed to provoke thought, challenge thinking and discuss key governance issues.

4.50pm - 5.00pm

Round up of day 1

Julia Hoare IoD Vice President

6.30pm onwards

Networking and gala dinner

Networking drinks and conference gala dinner. Take the opportunity to meet new people, catch-up with acquaintances, share knowledge and discuss the day’s events.


Power Breakfast

Start your day with a discussion on the key issues facing directors. These Q&A breakfast sessions are your opportunity to hear first-hand from some of New Zealand’s leading chairs and directors.


Welcome to day 2

Kirsten Patterson - IoD Chief Executive

9.10am - 2.30pm

Day two programme

A half day programme, including morning tea and lunch, that will build upon the perspectives and insights shared on day one.


Closing address

Alan Isaac - IoD President


Conference closes