The twelfth biennial governance conference, will be held in Spring 2021.

This unique two-day conference offers an engaging and highly participative venue for attendees to expand their perspectives on nonprofit boards and governance and explore avenues for a new generation of research and practice. It The conference affords exceptional opportunities for formal and informal dialogue among the consultants, executives, and academics who are most engaged in addressing nonprofit governance issues and challenges. The conference, we will builds on present-day theory and research, and learns from leaders in the field who are exploring innovative new strategies and approaches for engaging and providing leadership in their own communities. The result is a community of leaders and scholars working together to create and grow the next generation of effective theory and practice for boards and governance.

Please let us know at mcnl@umkc.edu / (816) 235-5720 if you would like to be notified when more details (dates, schedule, session topics, call for papers, keynote speakers, registration information,) is posted.

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The conference brings researchers and practitioners together to examine how we engage in nonprofit governance and how governance and boards evolve in these challenging and dynamic times.