*Capacities at our face-to-face venues and regional viewing events will be restricted in line with current COVID-19 regulations.

Essential Director Update 2021

AICD’s in-depth, comprehensive update provides a concise overview of governance developments to overcome leadership challenges in an uncertain economy. This year, members can attend in person, view the livestream or join a local viewing-event to understand the latest legislative and regulatory updates facing boards and organisations.

We are pleased to bring you Keynote presentations by Lisa Chung AM FAICD  and David Thodey AO FAICD. Lisa and David will be joined by a local Director in each location for a panel discussion and Q&A.

This essential event for directors and business leaders is complimentary for all AICD members.

How to Attend

This year, there will be a variety of ways to attend EDU2021


Attend a capital city venue and network with fellow AICD members. *Face-to-face events have limited capacity and may be changed to a virtual format to comply with current COVID-19 restrictions. 


All AICD Members can view the livestream of any of the capital city events. Select your preferred dates below and register now.

Regional viewing events

Engage face-to-face with local AICD members while viewing the capital city livestream from a regional location. *Face-to-face events have limited capacity and may be changed to a virtual format to comply with current COVID-19 restrictions.

Registrations are now open

Join us for a comprehensive overview of essential governance developments to help guide you through leadership challenges during this time of uncertainty.

Please select your preferred location and format below. Members will be required to login ahead of registration with their MySite login and password.


Canberra, 22 November

Livestream, 22 November


Sydney face-to-face, 12 October - Fully booked

Wollongong, 12 October

Newcastle, 12 October

Livestream, 12 October


Darwin, 2 November

Livestream, 2 November


Brisbane, 6 October

Rockhampton, 6 October

Cairns, 6 October

Livestream, 6 October


Adelaide, 8 November

Livestream, 8 November


Hobart, 11 November

Livestream, 11 November


Melbourne face-to-face, 19 October - Fully booked

Bendigo, 19 October

Gippsland, 19 October

Albury/Wodonga, 19 October

Livestream, 19 October


Perth, 29 October

Livestream, 29 October