Ethics Learning Track
Saturday, October 20
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08:30 AM - 12:00 PMSCCE's Annual Volunteer Project In additon to networking with your peers and listening to expert speakers, attending an SCCE Compliance & Ethics Institute gives you the opportunity to help a local area charity. Registration is free for this event and provides you with a volunteer t-shirt, lunch and transportation to and from the project location. It's a great way to start the CEI with fellow conference attendees, speakers, and SCCE board members.
Sunday, October 21
08:30 AM - 11:30 AMPre Conference Morning Session#P02P02 - AT&T's Compliance Training Evolution/Revolution Susan Bounds, Director-Compliance, AT&T Jayne Cano, Lead Compliance Analyst, AT&T - Chief Compliance Office Lee Miller, Associate Director-Training Design, AT&T - Human Resources
- You think your existing training is great, but you need to toss it out! We looked at format and content and turned ours around. We also made it mobile-friendly, and relevant for employees around the world. We didn't do it all overnight.
- In-house is great - it doesn't have to be fancy! You can do a lot with embedded videos. We teamed with our training design partners to use simple technology to make memorable training and incorporated interactive features for both online and in-person.
- Change the perception of training. Make the move from "rules-based, cover-all-the-possibilities" to "here are some tools you can use to make good decisions for you and your teams." Provide resources to support good decisions.
01:00 PM - 04:00 PMPre Conference Afternoon Session#P11P11 - Ethics 101 from Theory to Application: What Would Kant Think About Tarantino Flix? Paul Fiorelli, Professor of Legal Studies and Director, Cintas Institute for Business Ethics, Xavier University Bradley Agle, George W. Romney Endowed Professor, Brigham Young University
- Discuss basic ethical theory (utilitarianism v. deontology) by analyzing the "Trolley Problem". Explore theories of Justice, Rights and Duties. Analyze Kohlberg's Cognitive Moral Development Theory. Discuss stakeholder theory, and hiring for integrity.
- Compare legal duties with ethical duties by participating in an HBR case study entitled, "The Parable of the Sadhu". Explore the pressure to conform to group norms (Stanford Prison Experiment), and how that can lead to whistleblowing.
- Analyze applied ethics dealing with black v. white v. grey areas. Understand the importance of reputation, corporate culture, mission statements, codes of ethics and the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Organizations.
Monday, October 22
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMBreakout Sessions#102102 - Advancing a Culture of Integrity by Building Strong Climates Brian Lee, Managing Vice President, Gartner
- What factors most impact an employee's view of their organization's culture;
- How companies can measure and improve the strength of their organization's culture; and
- How to reduce misconduct and compliance risk within their organization.
11:15 AM - 12:15 PMBreakout Sessions#202202 - Ethical Considerations for Compliance Officers and Lawyers Theodore Banks, Partner, Scharf Banks Marmor LLC
- What ethical rules govern your compliance activities?
- Can lawyers or compliance officers be whistleblowers?
- When is it a good idea - or a terrible idea - to try to protect compliance programs with attorneyclient privilege?
01:45 PM - 02:45 PMBreakout Sessions#302302 - Business Ethics 101: Why do People Cheat Pouya Safi, Lecturer & Associate Director, Continuing Education, University of Ottawa - Telfer School of Management
- Exploring the Sources of Ethical Development and Why People Cheat.
- Corruption by Numbers, Corruption by Power, Corruption by Suffering.
- Universal Ethical Standards and the Forces that Shape Business Ethics.
Tuesday, October 23
09:30 AM - 10:30 AMBreakout Sessions#402402 - Demystifying Forensic Accounting Adrian Sierra, CEO, Sierra Forensic Group Michael Dyer, Managing Director, Sierra Forensic Group
- This session will define forensic accounting and its use in various areas, including corporate compliance, investigations and litigation. Attendees will lean the difference between a financial audit and a forensic investigation.
- Attendees will learn common characteristics of a fraudster, various detailed investigative techniques to identify and combat fraud, and the makeup of a fraud investigation including litigation support.
- Attendees will gain knowledge on Foreign Corrupt Practice Act (FCPA) provisions, and the importance of having an anti-corruption program in place to mitigate risk.
11:00 AM - 12:00 PMBreakout Sessions#502502 - Developing a Culturally Competent Compliance Program Deni Anderson, Director, Global Compliance Operations, Endeavor
- Developing Cultural Competence: Effectively manage and collaborate with people from different cultures and backgrounds as an important component of managing a successful compliance program.
- Values, Attitudes and Prejudices: Personal believes drive behaviors and how we feel about the world and people around us, and ultimately how we judge other people. Personal biases play an important role in the success or failure of a compliance program.
- Training and communication Strategies: Incorporating diversity values into your compliance training program and communications to mitigate compliance risks and help the organization meet its business goals.
01:00 PM - 02:00 PMBreakout Sessions#602602 - Ethical Considerations of Artificial Intelligence Colleen Dorsey, Director, Organizational Ethics & Compliance, University of St Thomas Eileen Lach, Member, Executive Committee, The IEEE Global Initiative on Ethics of Autonomous and Intelligent Systems
- To provide an understanding of what AI is and what it is not and why ethics matters.
- To discuss what is being done on a global level to address ethical issues in AI.
- To discuss ways organizations can be preparing both their boards and employees today to address AI.
02:15 PM - 03:15 PMBreakout Sessions#702702 - Unethical Acts - Why we do what we do Lisa Gross, Founder and CEO, ALESC - Agile Leadership and Ethics Strengthening Cultures Darren Hill, Director Ethics Business Conduct, Lockheed Martin Aeronautics
- How our backgrounds and experiences motivate our behavior in the workplace.
- Why Ethics and Compliance professionals need to understand diverse perspectives when addressing misconduct to shape and build an effective program.
- Examples where unethical behavior was driven by previous experiences; and, Ethical theories and how they may motivate employee actions.
Wednesday, October 24
08:00 AM - 09:30 AMBreakout Sessions#W02W02 - How to Conduct a High-Quality Ethics and Compliance Program Evaluation Anne Harris, Principal, Ethics Works, LLC
- Planning is Critical. The importance of planning the evaluation thoughtfully cannot be overstated. Consider scope, applicable standards, objectives, context, timing and audience.
- Conducting a High-Quality Evaluation. What information should you gather? Whom should you interview? What is the best way to collect the data you need?
- Reporting the Evaluation Results. Why you should prepare more than one version of the report. Embed future plans in the report. The top questions to answer for the Board and Senior Leadership.
08:00 AM - 11:15 AMPost Conference
09:45 AM - 11:15 AMBreakout Sessions#W10W10 - I Would Never Do That! How Your Brain Circumvents Ethics and Compliance Efforts Michael Hood, Director, 21st Century Learning & Consulting
- As you go through your day, how many of your decisions are made with conscious deliberation as opposed to automatically? Surprisingly, almost 99% of your decisions are made without thought. Learn how to build triggers to improve people's ethicality.
- Your mind frames a problem as soon as it is encountered, but how accurate is your frame? Do you sub-consciously look to support what you want to do instead of what you should do? Learn to frame ethical issues in ways that help achieve desired outcomes.
- Is your compliance program perceived as something you have to do or something you want to do? Your answer could easily determine if your colleagues will act ethically or not. Learn how increasing engagement and motivation can improve ethicality.