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2024 Hybrid Conference:

Building Governance Excellence:
The Next 40 Years

Oct. 25, 26 & 27, 2024 - Mississauga, Ontario
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Guest Speakers

Our guest speakers are carefully selected to ensure they have the expertise and experience required to provide delegates with relevant and useful information to their role as Director. 


Guest Speakers
2024 (Draft) Conference Agenda

The Directors' Forum Board is excited to present the programming for the 2024 fall conference. This year we've added more networking time than ever before to provide our delegates with plenty of time to meet, mingle and talk about the topics between sessions, as well as build in more time for table discussions. Session topics and speakers will be added in the coming weeks. Please note that it is currently in draft format and subject to change.

Friday, October 25

4:00 - 6:00pm


5:00 - 6:30pm

Welcome Cocktail Reception

Saturday, October 26


Registration opens

7:45 - 8:45am

Hot Buffet Breakfast

8:45 - 9:00am

Chair's Welcome

9:00 - 10:00am

Plenary 1: Keynote Address

10:00 - 10:15am

Networking Break (coffee & tea service)

10:15 - 11:45am

Plenary 2

11:45 - 12:45pm

Hot Buffet Lunch

12:45 - 2:15pm

Plenary 3: 1/2-day CUDA® session

2:15 - 2:45pm

Networking Refreshment Break

2:45 - 4:15pm

Plenary 3: 1/2-day CUDA® session continued

4:15 - 4:30pm

Long-Term Service Awards & Raffle draws

Sunday, October 27

7:45 - 8:45am

Hot Buffet Breakfast

8:45 - 10:00am

Plenary 4

10:00 - 10:30am

Networking Refreshment Break

10:30 - 12:00pm

Plenary 5 


Chair's Wrap-up

Event Material
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Event Material

Here you will find the PowerPoint presentations, reading materials, any additional resources and recordings for the sessions! 

2024 Sponsors

The Directors' Forum is truly grateful for all the support that our past and present sponsors provide to us. With their help, we are able to plan, produce, and execute both the in-person and virtual programming that has been highly valued by our director delegates year after year!

A special thank you for those organizations that have confirmed their sponsorship of the 2024 conference...

Premier Partner

The Canadian Credit Union Association (CCUA is the national credit union trade association that provides services to Canada's credit unions, caisses populaires (outside of Quebec) and regional central organizations. CCUA is distinct in its commitment to co-operative values, and is the first national credit union governed organization in Canada.

CCUA Education supports the success of credit union employees and board of directors. They provide best in-class learning solutions for credit union leaders, employees and board directors. Their comprehensive programs are designed specifically for credit unions by industry experts and credit union professionals. 

Platinum Sponsor

Desjardins is a co-operative financial institution with the largest regional presence in Quebec and is also well established in Ontario. It was the first caisse founded in 1900 by Alphonse and Dorimène Desjardins, and today serves 7.7 million members, has 56, 165 employees, and has had 2.379 elected directors! Desjardins has been ranked by Mediacorp Canada Inc. among Canada's Top 100 Employers, Top Employers for Young People, and Greenest Employers, and has received the Women in Governance's Platinum Parity Certification, which recognizes the steps we're taking toward achieving equal representation of women at every level of the organization.

Silver Sponsors
Bronze Sponsors
Stakeholder Sponsors
Delegate Corner
Delegate Corner

This section contains important information and resources for our virtual and in-person delegates.

Information will be available prior to the conference.

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