Wired to Govern 1: Smart governance in a digital era

Recent developments in new technologies have the potential to transform the ways in which boards operate, meet, communicate and add value to the work of the organisations they govern. Based on Onboard’s newest guidance, ‘Wired to Govern’, A trustee’s handbook for the digital revolution. Tess Woodcraft, Lindsay Driscoll and Tesse Akpeki co-authored this guidance. The two hour master class will focus on the following Sections:

Section 1

The opportunities
Giving members a voice
The importance of a social media policy

Section 2

The threats and how to deal with them
The democratisation of communication
Advocacy and campaigning
Service delivery and advice
Fraud and managing risk

Section 3

The promise of E-governance
New technologies and how meetings are being made more effective
Rules for the use of emails and social media Recruitment of young trustees

Legal and good practice guidance
Code of Governance and its application in a digital age

Section 4

The place a of the Virtual Boardroom Environment: Delivering good governance and high secure and integrated solutions: Caryn Sanders, Business Consultant, BoardPad

BoardPad is the industry leading meeting and document collaboration solution that turns directors’ iPads and Windows 8 devices into highly secure electronic board and meeting packs, accessible online or offline, from any location.

What to expect

Participants are encouraged to share new practices that have energised their boards. Delegates will leave with tips, hints and templates to support them in their governance as they integrate new technologies into how they work. Participants are encouraged to share new practices that have energised their boards. The demonstration from BoardPad will bring this area of discussion to life.

Who should attend

  • Chairs
  • Chief executives
  • Senior leadership team members
  • Board members
  • Company secretaries
  • Board advisers
  • Anyone who supports the governance of their organisation


5pm Registration

5:30pm - 7:30pm Seminar


£60.00 (excl. VAT)

This seminar is one half of our popular ‘Wired to Govern’ series. If you would like to attend both Wired to Govern seminars then we are happy to offer a £20 discount on the total price.