By Invitation Only
Chatham House rule applies

Corporate Affairs Hotseat

If you were given the floor...
The undivided attention of your peers,
What would you ask them?

A Mastermind Experience:
Engaging the Collective Intelligence

The Hotseat is a 1/2 day, by-invitation only, off-the-record event .
A mastermind for leading companes.

Our Process

Each delegate
1- Presents a pressing problem, challenge, need or opportunity to invited delegates
2- Provides input, direction & guidance to their peers
3- Re-engages with those providing the most value for post-gathering follow up

"The most efficient, effective, stream-lined, value-added day out of the office in years."

- 2019 Participant

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Apply for an Invitation to
Corporate Affairs Hot Seat

Applications are reviewed weekly, 
the organizing committee will reach out with 3 business days for a Q&A.

Craig E Carroll, Ph.D.

Craig is Founder and Executive Director of the OCR a research think tank and peer-to-peer knowledge exchange forum for current and former heads of corporate affairs and corporate communications of leading global firms. He is Lecturer of Strategic Management in the Rice University’s Jones, Graduate School of Business, Communications Institute Leader at The Conference Board’s Marketing and Communications Center.


– A cultivated list of your peers ready and willing to engage

– Unique format that fosters discussions and dialogue, instead of lecture-style, listening to speakers

– Formal and informal networking built into the program design

– A safe, closed environment, off-the-record, non-attribution (Chatham House Rule)


– Candid, confidential, relevant, and actional input

– High-level discussion on strategy + execution

– Direction, clarity, and validation

– A finger-on-the-pulse of what your peers are thinking and doing

– A focus on solutions and take-aways to take back to the office

Tue. May 17, 2022
11:00 AM EST
3:00 PM EST

Corporate Affairs
Executive and Chief
​​​​​​​Communications Officer

OCR Auditorium

For further information contact Craig Carroll at