News from the International Business Ethics Institute:

SCCE 12th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute, October 6-9, 2013, Washington, DC
The Society of Corporate Compliance and Ethics has opened registration for its 12th Annual Compliance and Ethics Institute (CEI) to be held at the Washington Hilton October 6-9, 2013.  The CEI is the primary education and networking event for professionals working in global compliance and ethics.  The conference will allow participants to learn the latest methods and strategies for developing and improving business compliance programs.

ECOA European Business Ethics Forum, January 23-25, 2013, Amsterdam, Netherlands
The 2013 Ethics and Compliance Officer Association’s European Business Ethics Forum assembles individuals from around the world responsible for the ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs within their organizations for peer-to-peer networking and learning. For more information, contact Mary Johansson (mary.johansson@theecoa.org)

SCCE Basic Compliance & Ethics Academy, December 10-13, 2012, San Diego, CA 

The Society for Corporate Compliance and Ethics is sponsoring a Basic Compliance & Ethics Academy,  a four-day intensive training program on ethics and compliance with an optional CCEP® exam on the last day.  For more information, contact SCCE at 888-277-4977. The next program will be held February 2013 in San Francisco, CA.

ECOA Mexico Symposium, December 4-5, 2012, Mexico City, Mexico
The 2012 Ethics and Compliance Officer Association’s Mexico Symposium assembles ethics and compliance practitioners throughout Mexico for an innovative opportunity to develop productive dialogue on compelling issues. For more information, contact Farah Asmussen (farah.asmussen@theecoa.org)

Institute Presentation on Business Ethics, Washington Semester Program, American University, October 24, 2012, Washington, DC
The Institute’s President, Lori Tansey Martens, has been invited to speak with international business students in the Washington Semester Program at American University.  Washington Semester is an academic experiential learning program that gives students the chance to interact and connect with professionals and  leaders in Washington, DC in fields related to students’ areas of study.

Institute Presentation on Business Ethics and Self-Governance, CIECI Best Practices Forum, October 8, 2012, Chicago, IL
The Institute’s President, Lori Tansey Martens, has been invited to speak at the 2012 CIECI Best Practices Forum. Ms. Tansey Martens will speak on “Self-Governance Tips that Work,” a discussion on the duties and responsibilities of an ethics/compliance officer; how to build a truly effective code of ethics and compliance; tips for ethics and compliance training; and crisis management when things go bad.

ECOA Asia Symposium, January 17-18 2012, Shanghai, China
The 2012 Ethics and Compliance Officer Association’s Asia Symposium assembles ethics and compliance practitioners throughout Asia for an innovative opportunity to develop productive dialogue on compelling issues.  For more information, contact Janel Heilbrunn (jheilbrunn@theecoa.org).

IBEI to Write Best Practices Guide on Globalization for Institute of Business Ethics 
The Institute will prepare an authoritative guide on globalization of business ethics practices and programs for publication by the Institute of Business Ethics, London. This will be the fourth in a series of Best Practices Guides by the Institute of Business Ethics.  The Series aims to provide practical guidance and advice for individiuals and organizations wishing to advance the effectiveness of their ethics policies and programs.  For information on ordering the Guide, please click here.

Institute to Speak at North Atlantic Ports Association Meeting, December 2nd, 2011 Washington DC
The Institute’s President, Lori Tansey Martens, has been invited to speak at the the upcoming meeting of the North Atlantic Ports Association Meeting in Washington DC.  Ms. Tansey Martens will speak on “Beyond Borders:  Business Ethics Across Cultures.”

A listing of news and events from elsewhere in the world of business ethics and compliance:

Business Ethics Network Presentation November 10, London, England
Steward Broome of BAE Systems will present on Total Performance Assurance from 9:00 a.m. to 11:00.  For more information, please contact events@ibe.org.uk.