Events 01 December 2015

Corporate Governance day for Female and Male Directors, Executives and Human Resource Experts

General Information

Event date :

01 December 2015

Event location :

Abbaye de Neumünster - 28, rue Munster, L-2160 Luxembourg-Grund

Time :

08:30 - 16:30

Organizer :


Organizer email :

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This conference is organized in the framework of the Luxembourg Presidency of the Council of the European Union by the Maison du Coaching, Mentoring et Consulting a.s.b.l.. It is endorsed by the Ministry of Equal Opportunities, financially sponsored by ING Luxembourg and organized in co-operation with the American Chamber of Commerce.

The initiative (covering the 2nd part of the day) « Female Board Pool » for female Directors is run in Luxembourg since 2011 in cooperation with the Centre for Corporate Governance at the University of St. Gall/Switzerland, subsidized by the Ministry of Equal Opportunities in Luxembourg.


Part I: New Corporate Governance and Legal Framework

  • 08:30 Registration and welcome coffee
  • 09:00 Presentation of the participants and the agenda
  • 09:15 Speech of Ms. Lydia MUTSCH, Minister of Equal Opportunities, Luxembourg
  • 09:40 New Corporate Governance: the board as a directing and controlling team, Prof. Dr. Martin HILB, Managing Partner of the Center for Corporate Governance, University St.Gall/Switzerland

11:00 Coffee Break

  • 11:15 Luxembourg legal framework of corporate governance, Ms. Monique BACHNER, Bachner Legal, Luxembourg

12:00 Common lunch and networking

Part II (optional): Getting Women on Board

  • 13:00 Getting women on board, Ms. Monique BACHNER, Bachner Legal, Luxembourg
  • 13:45 The Diversity initiatives of the American Chamber of Commerce, Luxembourg, Mr. Paul SCHONENBERG, Chairman and CEO, AMERICAN CHAMBER OF COMMERCE, Luxembourg
  • 13:55 Learnings from other countries: best practices and challenges for leading women
  • 14:45 The support of a cross-mentoring program for women at board of directors
  • 15:15 Podium discussion about gender representation at senior management and board of directors’ level – the impact of the new strategy of the Luxembourg government and what can women do on their own?
  • 16:00 Next steps - strategic action plan for the seminar participants and closing discussion in the Plenum, Ms. Rita KNOTT, President of MCMC asbl and Director of the FEMALE BOARD POOL, Luxembourg

16:30 End of the Seminar Day


The registration fee for this conference amounts to € 300 incl.17 % VAT (€ 275 incl. VAT for AMCHAM members)
Please register until 20.11.2015 at:

This fee includes the seminar and catering charges on December 1st, 2015

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