Keynote speaker, James B. Stewart, columnist, New York Times
The institute is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in compliance and ethics around the world. At this meeting, attendees will learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving their compliance program in this rapidly growing and evolving profession.
The many tracks and sessions will help meet the need for education on the issues practitioners are facing: Risk Track, Ethics Track, Multinational/International Track, Case Study Track, Advanced Discussion Groups, Investigations Workshop, Speed Networking and more.
Over 90 sessions and 130 speakers will be offered. The keynote presentation On Monday features James B. Stewart, columnist for the The New York Times and author of Tangled Webs: How False Statements Are Undermining America: From Martha Stewart to Bernie Madoff. Conference goers will also hear from National Treasure movie director Jon Turteltaub, The Simpsons former producer Jay Kogen and New York Times bestselling author Chris Bohjalian on why it is that "bad" characters are often so compelling, how and why Hollywood makes bad guys likeable, and what this says about efforts to teach compliance and ethics.
On Sunday, Compliance and Ethics for Lawyers and In-House Counsel will be discussed by Donna C. Boehme, principal, Compliance Strategists LLC and Joseph E. Murphy, of counsel, Compliance Systems Legal Group.
Other topics being offered are Dealing with the stress of your job, Tackling social media, Addressing whistleblower threats, Managing third-party risk, Navigating international issues, including bribery and the FCPA, Enhancing your standing as the ethics & compliance officer, Conducting effective internal investigations, Responding to Dodd-Frank, and Developing meaningful incentives, and metrics.