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Corporate Directors Forum Hosts Open Breakfast Event: "Fostering Innovation: Has Risk Become A 4-Letter Word?"

 Corporate Directors Forum Hosts Open Breakfast Event: "Fostering Innovation:
                      Has Risk Become A 4-Letter Word?"

PR Newswire

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013

SAN DIEGO, March 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- By definition, innovation
requires risk.With companies under increasing regulations and executives more
concerned about the risks they take, is America fading in its ability to
innovate?At its open breakfast event, veteran panelists will offer San Diego
business leaders their opinions and suggestions on successful strategies to
ensure companies stay on the leading edge.

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Expert panelists include:

  oJack Lief,  chairman, president and CEO, Arena Pharmaceuticals Inc.
  oDavid Schlotterbeck,  chairman and CEO, Aperio
  oDuane J. Roth, CEO, CONNECT

Panelists will provide practical advice and discuss:

  oHow can a board help nurture a culture of innovation?
  oHow do boards evaluate "failure," which is often critical to discovery?
  oHas "pay for performance" had a dampening effect on risk-taking?
  oHow can a board best support the CEO in taking necessary risks?

WHEN:            Friday, March 22

                7 – 7:30 a.m. – Coffee and Peer Networking

                7:30 – 9 a.m. – Breakfast and Program
WHERE:           Hyatt Regency La Jolla, in the Pavilion

                3777 La Jolla Village Drive

                San Diego, CA 92122
COST:           Corporate Directors Forum Members – Free

                Non-Members – $50
PAYMENT & RSVP: Please RSVP by Wednesday, March 20.

                To register, contact Corporate Directors Forum at
                 858/455-7930 or visit www.directorsforum.org.

Contact:
Greg Kershaw
Nuffer, Smith, Tucker
619/296-0605, ext. 226
gk@nstpr.com

SOURCE Corporate Directors Forum

Website: http://www.directorsforum.org
 
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