Saturday, September 14
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, September 15
08:44 AM - 12:00 PMPre Conference Morning Session
10:15 AM - 10:30 AMNetworking Break Sunday
12:00 PM - 01:30 PMSunday Lunch (On Your Own). Braindates Time Need Ideas for lunch? Check in with the registration desk to find where to go to grab a quick bite or to mingle with old friends or new peers.
01:00 PM - 04:45 PMPre Conference Afternoon Session
03:00 PM - 03:15 PMNetworking Break
Monday, September 16
07:00 AM - 08:00 AMContinental Breakfast, Exhibitor Networking and Braindates Time
08:00 AM - 08:15 AMOpening Remarks and Awards Presentation
08:15 AM - 09:15 AMGeneral Session: From Crisis to an Electric Future: Inside the Cultural Transformation of One of the Largest Companies in the World. A Disscusion. Kurt Michels, Chief Compliance Officer, Volkswagen Group Matt Kelly, Editor & CEO, Radical Compliance -Starting a transformation in the aftermath of a crisis -Behind the scenes of Volkswagen’s cultural transformation: the strategies that drove the turnaround -Using a crisis to implement change: Lessons learned for compliance professionals
09:15 AM - 10:00 AMNetworking Break with Exhibitors
10:00 AM - 11:00 AMBreakout Sessions#DG01DG01: Secrets from In-House Ethics & Compliance Buyers: How to Keep the Gate and Your Sanity Jay Rosen, VP, Business Development and Monitoring Specialist, Affiliated Monitors, Inc.
Discussion Groups 310#DG02DG02: Being Comfortable with Discomfort Meric Bloch, Vice President, Global Investigations, Booking Holdings, Inc.
- Learn how to manage vendor relationships to maximize their value proposition and minimize persistent and time consuming sales pitches.
- Vendors believe they can make a buyer's life easier, but they must listen for "buying or non-buying" cues and modulate their contact proportionately.
- While the compliance community has seen that tomorrow's solutions for today's E&C issues come from the vendor community, in-house buyers respond to authentic vendor relationships as they easily can separate salesy bluster from those who really care.
Discussion Groups 311
- Discuss some of the common friction points and speed bumps you encounter during workplace investigations and how to address them.
- Be prepared to respond both as a member of management and as the investigator when issues arise. Thinking in advance about these issues allows you to be prepared when they arise. And they will arise.
- Learn that the investigation process, by its nature, prevents us from being all things to all people. Learn how flexible you can be in accommodating management, colleagues, and investigation participants.
11:00 AM - 11:30 AMNetworking Break
11:30 AM - 12:30 PMBreakout Sessions#DG03DG03: Engaging your Board- The Importance of Relevance Paige Shannon, Compliance Officer and Corporate Counsel, ATI Adelle Elia, VP, Ethics & Compliance Office, WSP USA
Discussion Groups 360#DG04DG04: Retaliation: Real or Imagined in the Age of Speak-Up Cultures Albert Gagne, Former Director, Ethics & Compliance, Retired
- How do you as a Compliance Officer tap into your Board's current priorities to engage them?
- How compliance connects to the "hot topics" for Board members in 2019
- How does your organization's compliance function impact the Board's actions related to how culture impacts performance; cyber security; sexual harassment; board diversity; and shareholder activism.
Discussion Groups 361
- This Advanced Discussion Group will identify what exactly constitutes retaliation. -The group will discuss methodologies for identifying various forms of retaliation and how to deal with them.
- Finally, the group will address strategies for communicating a "Speak-Up" Culture for their respective organizations.
12:30 PM - 01:15 PMNetworking Lunch & Braindates Time Starter: Spinach salad Entrée: Mustard and thyme chicken breast Dessert is served in the Exhibit Hall
01:15 PM - 02:00 PMDessert and Networking Break with Exhibitors
02:00 PM - 03:00 PMBreakout Sessions#DG05DG05: What Keeps You Up at Night? How to Control Potential Travel and Expense Fraud Connie Hoen, Director - Global Audit Services, SAP - Concur Caroline Butterfield, Senior Solution Marketing Manager, SAP Concur
Discussion Groups 410#DG06DG06: AMP IT UP: Move Your Compliance Program from Good to Great Jacki Cheslow, Global Compliance Program Leader, IEEE
- Attendees will work alongside their colleagues to discuss what controls each have in place for Travel and Expense policy compliance. Discussing employee education, policies and responsibilities of your employees, managers and internal Audit teams.
- Ensuring compliance across Travel and Expense policies and regulations. Attendees will learn ways to identify the common fraudulent expenses included mileage, FCPA and Sunshine Act violations.
- This session will identify next steps after you have discovered non-compliant and fraudulent spend. Discussion will occur around how to measure fraud and anomaly compliance success.
Discussion Groups 510
- Now that the building blocks for a good compliance program - policies, training, assessments, remediation, and more - are in place, what more is needed to move your program from good to great?
- This session is designed to be a fun and interactive open discussion among peers. The goal is to get and keep your creative juices flowing and help you to identify best practices and strategies for elevating your program to the next level.
- Join us as we tap into the wisdom of the crowd rather than rely on a "sage on the stage".
03:00 PM - 03:15 PMNetworking Break