NCBF 2021 Annual Conference Options | In-Person, Virtual & The Annual Dinner




This year is a first! You can join us in-person and virtually. If you can’t join us in person, or you’d like the convenience of watching some of the seminars while out of the conference rooms, choose to attend the NCBF 2021 ANNUAL MEETING both ways. Can’t make it at all? Choose the virtual option only. We’ll be featuring presentations from top professionals in areas of volunteer lawyers, language inclusivity, corporate board lifecycles and more. And don’t forget to join us for the NCBF Annual Dinner at Pizano’s Pizza and Pasta. It’s going to be jam packed.

July 30, 2021
10 am – 12 pm & 1 pm – 4 pm CDT

July 31, 2021
9 am – 12 pm CDT

$250 Per Attendee, In Person Attendance (Includes Both Days)
$75 Per Person For Social Dinner Per Night
$50 Per Virtual Attendee (Includes Both Days Of Presentations)

Meet A Few Of Our NCBF 2021 Presenters For Our Two Day Conference

Bob Glaves

Bob Glaves, NCBF Moderator

Bob Glaves
Executive Director
Chicago Bar Foundation

Learn how volunteer attorneys practiced in times past, where we are now and how it looks it will change in the future.

About Bob
Bob Glaves has been Executive Director of The Chicago Bar Foundation since October, 1999, prior to which he had a successful nine-year career as a civil litigator at the Chicago law firm then known as Menges, Mikus & Molzahn. As Executive Director of the CBF, Glaves is responsible for leading and overseeing the CBF’s work that brings Chicago’s legal community together to improve access to justice for people in need and to make the legal system more fair and efficient for everyone.

Tom C. Vincent, II

Tom C. Vincent, II, NCBF Presenter

Tom C. Vincent, II
Shareholder, GableGotwals

“Inclusive language acknowledges diversity, conveys respect to all people, is sensitive to differences, and promotes equal opportunities.” ~ Source: Guidelines for Inclusive Language, Linguistic Society of America

Tom C. Vincent II brings extensive experience in regulatory compliance to his practice at GableGotwals. His background includes serving as chief compliance officer for different financial institutions, responsible for ensuring compliance with a myriad of requirements including customer protection, privacy, information security, and corporate governance.  Tom provides assistance to his clients with issues involving data security and privacy, including the establishment of privacy and cybersecurity programs, negotiation of appropriate protections for client information, breach identification, and required reporting.  Additionally, Tom has experience in investment advisory, trust and fiduciary, and insurance compliance, and has held various broker-dealer and investment advisory securities licenses.

Brian Brandt

Brian Brandt, NBCF Presenter

Brian Brandt
Chief Executive Officer
Core Insights

Brian Brandt will lead you through how boards move through the various phases of identifying strengths and weaknesses as they mature.

About Brian
Brian Brandt tells stories that engage the audience, connect them with lifetime applications for years to come, and make a positive impact. These stories arose out of years of leadership experience as an accomplished college tennis coach, CEO of one of the nation’s largest camp and conference centers, national sales director, executive pastor, and now CEO of Core Insights. Leading one of the country’s foremost training and strategic planning companies, he helps shape some of the largest and fastest growing companies in the world, as well as non-profits that are producing profound outcomes.

And more. Our topics will include:

  • Life Cycle of Board Development
  • Making Hybrid functions engaging
  • The importance of the language we use
  • Racial/diversity/equity programs
  • Software, hardware and remote work security – it’s not just for pipelines anymore
  • Foundations in today’s society
  • Issues facing access to justice and the issues
  • Open discussions, networking and questions

The NCBF 2021 Conference will be held at the Chicago Bar Foundation, with a block of hotel rooms reserved at the nearby Hotel Julian. See below for maps and details.

We hope to see you in-person, virtually or both!

The NCBF 2021 Conference Will Be Held At The Chicago Bar Foundation

A block of room accommodations have been reserved at the nearby Hotel Julian – Click Here For The NCBF Room Rates If Reserved Before June 29, 2021.

ADDITIONAL NIGHTS: NCBF has a limited number of rooms blocked at the Hotel Julian for the nights of July 29 and 30 at a rate of $149, before taxes and fees. Reservations must be made prior to June 29 to secure this rate. NCBF’s discounted rate is also available three nights prior to and after the main dates. Guests wishing to book additional nights at this rate, beyond the nights of July 29 and 30, should contact Daniel Grajdura at the Hotel Julian, Guest only wishing to book the nights of July 29 and 30 at this rate can do so through the link above.

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Join us for a social dinner Friday Night where we can relax and enjoy a great meal together at Pizano’s Pizza and Pasta! Should be fun and relaxing.

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