2023 CBS Family Enterprise Conference: Governing for the Future

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The 9th Annual CBS Family Enterprise Conference will be held on Friday, March 24, 2023 from 8:00 a.m - 5:45 p.m. on our beautiful new Manhattanville campus. This year's theme is Governing for the Future, and will feature intimate conversations on hot topics like modernizing family offices, women in family business, and family business entrepreneurs. 

You will learn from:

  • Thought leaders in family enterprise
  • Family office principals
  • CBS alumni and GFEP Advisory Board Members
  • Industry leaders from across the globe 
  • Peer networking

Tentative Agenda

  • Breakfast and Registration (Campus tours will be available during this time)
  • Welcome
  • Academic Presentation: Governance
  • Panel: Modernizing Family Offices
  • Coffee Break
  • Panel: Young Alumni
  • Panel: Women in Family Business
  • Lunch
  • Keynote Address: Andrew Pitcairn, Family Council Chair / Director, Pitcairn 
  • Coffee Break
  • Panel: Family Business Entrepreneurs
  • Wrap Up Remarks
  • Concluding Reception


Public Event Registration
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Campus Tours
Are you interested in taking a 20-minute tour of the Manhattanville Campus during the conference?
Tours will be held during breakfast (8:00-9:00am), lunch (12:45-1:45pm), and after the end of the conference.
Conference Post-Reception
Will you attend the concluding reception?