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The ICSA Annual Conference 2017
ICSA - The Governance Institute

4 & 5 July 2017 | ExCeL London

The ICSA Annual Conference is the premier event for company secretaries and governance leaders. With talks, breakout sessions and workshops, this two-day programme will stimulate fresh thinking and give you the essential tools and knowledge to navigate the changes affecting our industry.

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What to expect

Attendees from previous conferences share some of their highlights. We’ve got even more planned for this year – our most feature-packed event to date.

Conference details Why you should attend

Highlights include a keynote speech on the UK government’s plans for corporate governance reform; the latest on the likely impacts of Brexit on business; insights into managing tension in the boardroom; and our view of the strengths and weaknesses of the current UK corporate governance model. With influential speakers, expert presentations, interactive workshops and more, the ICSA Annual Conference 2017 will offer attendees practical guidance and inspiring thinking in a welcoming and positive environment. The opportunity to engage with peers, sponsors and speakers will also give you the chance to make new connections, share and develop ideas, and discuss the issues that most concern you.

2 days
40 sessions
10 CPD hours
8 fringe events

You can see the event schedule here, and book your tickets here.


"The presenters were very engaging and highly relevant to my current challenges as a company secretary."

John Jeffreys
Speaking about our 2016 conference

Schedule & streams Tailor your programme

To make sure every delegate gets exactly what they need from the conference, we’ve organised the programme into five categories and one vibrant fringe packed full of expert presentations, workshops and seminars.


Strengthen your knowledge in specialist topic areas

Essential knowledge & Skills

For those just starting out or who would like a refresher on best practice

Charity & Not-for-profit

Exploring the issues specific to third sector organisations

Thought leadership

Exploring the big-picture topics in governance

Personal development

Enhance your personal impact and develop your soft skills

Fringe Events

Sponsored sessions offering solutions for day-to-day challenges

To explore the streams and create your bespoke event schedule, visit the full programme.

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With a quality exhibition and a number of sponsor-led sessions, attendees will have a host of opportunities to engage with suppliers, advisers and recruitment professionals.

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