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Forum on Executive Compensation

Each year the Forum’s Steering Committee welcomes up to 44 elite corporate executive compensation practitioners, lawyers and consultants personally selected from some of the largest corporations and firms across North America. The Forum provides an opportunity to meet and exchange ideas, share experiences, and validate strategies and solutions to meet investor, regulatory and board demands on executive pay.​ Meridian is excited that Partner Michael Brittian is participating in this year's event. September 26 – 28, 2018, Irving, TX

Sep26 – 28
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NACD 2018 Global Board Leader's Summit

The National Association of Corporate Directors’ (NACD) Global Board Leaders’ Summit is the largest and most important director forum in the world, where the greatest minds in governance convene to take on the largest issues facing today’s boardrooms and collectively discover the future of exemplary board leadership. Meridian is proud to be a sponsor of the Summit that will serve as the premier event for global corporate boards’ exchange of best practices, identifying new and nascent trends and addressing timely and critical challenges. September 29 – October 2, 2018, Washington DC

Sep29Oct2
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Exclusive Directors Only Event - Executive Compensation: Current Issues for Directors

Meridian is proud to host an exclusive directors only event on Thursday, October 4, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (hot breakfast served at 7:30 a.m.) at The Calgary Petroleum Club, 319 Fifth Avenue SW, Calgary, AB. Meridian Managing Partner Jim Wolf will provide insights and perspective on executive compensation at energy companies and will discuss the challenges of compensating executives fairly in commodity based and cyclical businesses like oil and gas. Other Meridian Partners and Consultants will also be giving a regulatory and governance update and discussing long term performance plans. October 4, 2018, Calgary, AB

Oct4
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Exclusive Directors Only Event - Executive Compensation: Current Issues for Directors

Meridian is proud to host an exclusive directors only event on Friday, October 5, 2018 from 8:00 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. (hot breakfast served at 7:30 a.m.) at The Vancouver Club, 915 West Hastings St., Vancouver, BC. Director and Chair of the Compensation Committee at both Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers and Commercial Metals Company, Director and Chair of the Pension Committee at Loblaw Companies Limited, and the retired EVP of Corporate Services, TransCanada Corporation, Sarah Raiss will be providing an in-depth director's perspective on executive compensation. October 5, 2018, Vancouver, BC

Oct5
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Equilar Board Leadership Forum

Meridian is excited to sponsor this half-day program to help public company board members, general counsel and corporate secretaries drive success in their organizations. Partner Jamie McGough will be speaking on a panel helping empower participants to build higher performing boards through improved processes, strengthened director evaluations and recruitment efforts, and more effective shareholder engagement. October 17, 2018, New York, NY

Oct17
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Bank Director Bank Compensation & Talent Conference

Meridian is excited to be a sponsor of The Bank Compensation & Talent Conference where leading advisers and experienced board members share their perspectives on building and supporting the best teams by providing firsthand information on the strategies and plans being used by successful banks today. Meridian Partner Susan O'Donnell will be leading a session entitled, "The Future is Now: Talent & Compensation Strategies that Drive Success." November 5 – 7, 2018, Dallas, TX

Nov5 – 7
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Equilar Compensation Committee Forum

Meridian is excited to be a sponsor of this half-day program whose goal is to help compensation committees – and the members of management who work closely with them – establish and execute a compensation and benefits program that meets both management’s and investors’ expectations. Meridian Partner Matthew Isakson will be hosting a panel. November 13, 2018, San Francisco, CA

Nov13
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NACD Advanced Director Professionalism Course

Meridian is proud to be a sponsor of NACD’s highly interactive Advanced Director Professionalism® foundation course which convenes experienced directors looking to position themselves as lead directors, board and/or committee chairs. Both Bob Romanchek and Jim Kzirian will be involved in panel discussions, committee chair/lead director training, and workshops to provide insights to help attendees navigate critical board leadership challenges, build a high performance board, and effectively lead their board and committees. December 3 – 4, 2018, Naples, FL

Dec3 – 4
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Bank Director Acquire or be Acquired Conference

Meridian sponsors this event in its 25th year of bringing executives together to explore financial growth options, consider strategic opportunities and discuss initiatives involving partnerships. Partner Susan O'Donnell will be on a panel that will be providing their takes on how a bank’s leadership team might improve their overall performance. January 27 – 29, 2019, Phoenix, AZ

Jan27 – 29
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