• IMPACT 2020. ECI’s Annual Conference.

IMPACT 2020

The Ultimate

Ethics & Compliance Benchmarking Event

BOSTON – April 21-23, 2020

Look for an even more exciting IMPACT in 2020.  We are already planning the event and will keep you in the loop.  For an overview of what you can expect, please review the 2019 agenda or download the ECI APP.

 

April 29, 2019

10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Elevating Ethics & Compliance (E2C) Live

Dardinelles

E2C is the first step toward certification for ethics & compliance professionals. Arrive a day early and complete the E2C training in 6 hours. Advance registration and additional fees apply. Find out more about E2C.

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

E2C Lunch

Batick A

April 30, 2019

8:00 am - 9:15 am

E2C Continental Breakfast

East Atrium Foyer

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Leadership Professional in Ethics & Compliance Certification (LPEC) Review

Dardinelles

After completing E2C Live, participants will be able to take the LPEC exam to earn their professional certification.  Advance registration and additional fees apply. See more about LPEC certification.

10:00 am - 12:00 pm

LPEC Exam

Dardinelles

11:30 am - 12:30 pm

E2C Lunch

Batik A

1:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

East Atrium Foyer

1:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Doors Open

Stemmons Ballroom

1:15 pm - 1:30 pm

ECI Conference Welcome

Stemmons Ballroom

Pat Harned, CEO, Ethics & Compliance Initiative

1:30 pm -2:30 pm

Integrating E&C into Business Strategy

Stemmons Ballroom

Integrating E&C into Business Strategy
In organizations with High Quality Programs (HQPs), E&C is not just a function on a chart; it is central to business success. Learn from recipients of the Carol R. Marshall Award for Innovation in Corporate Ethics. Hear about the ways they have embedded E&C in their organization and engaged leadership throughout the business.

Facilitator
: Bobby Kipp, Senior Advisor, Ethics & Compliance Initiative
Panel:
Melissa Stapleton Barnes, Senior Vice President, Enterprise Risk Management and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Eli Lilly and Company
Nancy Higgins, Vice President and Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer, Bechtel Corporation
Carrie Penman, Chief Compliance Officer and Senior Vice President, Advisory Services, NAVEX Global

INTEGRATION OF E&C INTO BUSINESS STRATEGY: Where Do We Stand?
During this session, ECI will reveal the HQP Benchmark for comparison with each attendee’s HQP Assessment Tool results.

2:30 pm - 2:50 pm

Networking & Refreshment Break

East Atrium Foyer

2:50 pm - 4:00 pm

B1 - To What Extent is E&C Positioned for Success?

Cardinal A/B

This session will focus on the steps practitioners take to make E&C more than just a function on their organizational chart. Peer presenters will share insights from their organizational efforts, and in roundtable discussions participants will compare notes and additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.

Page Motes, Sr. Managing Director- Global Ethics & Compliance, Dell
Jim Walton, Knowledge Leader, Ethics & Compliance Advisory Services, LRN

2:50 pm - 4:00 pm

B2 – Do We Have the Resources, Structure, Staff, and Relationships to Succeed?

Carpenter Ballroom

B2 – Do We Have the Resources, Structure, Staff, and Relationships to Succeed?
Participants will discuss the resources necessary to integrate E&C into business operations. Peer presenters will share insights from their experiences, and in roundtable discussions participants will consider additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.
Jamal Ahmed, Vice President, Internal Audit, Day & Zimmermann
Phillip Winterburn, Convercent

4:00 pm - 4:10 pm

Transition Break

East Atrium Foyer

4:10 pm - 5:10 pm

Keynote: The Honorable Brian Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division

Stemmons Ballroom

Honorable Brian Benczkowski, Assistant Attorney General for the Criminal Division

5:10 pm - 5:30 pm

Transition Break

East Atrium Foyer

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Happy Hour Reception

East Atrium Foyer

Sponsored by ECI Platinum Integrity Leader – LRN

May 1, 2019

7:15 am - 8:20 am

Continental Breakfast

East Atrium Foyer

7:30 am - 7:00 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

8:30 am - 9:00 am

Presentation of the 2019 Marshall Award

Stemmons Ballroom

Patricia J. Harned, Ph. D., CEO, Ethics & Compliance Initiative

9:00 am - 10:00 am

Measuring E&C Program Quality and Maturity - A Panel on HQP

Stemmons Ballroom

Tom Fox, author of the award winning FCPA Compliance and Ethics Blog

Panel:

Karen Clapsaddle, Ethics Director, Lockheed Martin

Suzanne Milton, Vice President, US Food

Steve Scarpino, Director, Ethics & Compliance, BP

Two years ago, several members of the ECI community formed a Working Group and set about the creation of a roadmap for measuring the quality of an E&C program as it matures.  Several members of this group will share insights from that process and their lessons learned in connection to measuring the quality and maturity of an E&C program.

10:00 am - 10:30 am

Networking and Refreshment Break

10:30 am - 12:00 pm

IDENTIFYING AND MITIGATING E&C RISKS

Stemmons Ballroom

Jeremy Wilson, Conduct Risk Leader Ethics Advocacy and Anti-bribery and Corruption Governance Leader, Wells Fargo & Company

Panel:

Eric Feldman, Senior VP and Managing Director, Affiliated Monitors

Patrick Gnazzo, Principal, Better Business Practices, LLC

Robert Meunier, Independent Debarment & Suspension Consultant

An important characteristic of an HQP is sharing responsibility for risk identification and mitigation across the organization. E&C is a key component of this effort.  What should that look like?  Hear from a panel of experts with a unique perspective – independent monitors who have worked with organizations to review/refine their risk assessment processes in the wake of compliance failures.

IDENTIFYING AND MITIGATING E&C RISKS:  Where Do We Stand?

ECI will reveal HQP Assessment averages and benchmarks from participation in the High Quality Program (HQP) Assessment Tool.

12:00 pm - 1:15 pm

Lunch

East Atrium Foyer & Stemmons Ballroom

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

BENCHMARKING SESSIONS

1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

B3: Are We Effectively Integrating E&C Into the Overall Risk Process?

Cardinal A/B

John Ambra, Vice President, Risk Product Strategy, SAI Global, 2019 ECI Silver Integrity Leader

Steve Guymon, Senior Advisor, Ethics and Compliance, Eli Lilly and Company

The focus of this session will be the steps organizations take to integrate E&C into the enterprise-wide risk assessment process.  Peer presenters will share insights from their organizational efforts, and in roundtable discussions participants will compare notes and additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.

Roundtable Discussions

  • Involvement of E&C in enterprise-wide risk management
  • Calibration of E&C program objectives to key risk areas
  • Support & resources for employees exposed to E&C risks
  • E&C involvement in third party due diligence
  • Standards & monitoring third parties

HQP Benchmarks to be Shared:

  • Inclusion of E&C in ERM process
  • Use of metrics to detect “high risk” areas
  • Evaluation of processes to prevent misconduct
  • Evaluation of processes to detect misconduct
  • Review of E&C as a risk area
  • Processes to conduct third party due diligence
1:15 pm - 2:30 pm

B4: Are We Doing Enough to Identify & Mitigate E&C Risks?

Carpenter Ballroom

David Bunker, Compliance Officer, Vulcan Inc.

Neha Gupta, True Office Learning, 2019 Silver Integrity Leader Sponsor

Participants will discuss what organizations are actually doing to identify and mitigate E&C related risks.  Peer presenters will share insights from their experiences, and in roundtable discussions participants will discuss additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.

Roundtable Discussions

  • Leadership engagement in identifying & mitigating risks
  • Defining/identifying E&C-related risks
  • Helping leaders understand their E&C risks
  • Helping employees understand E&C risks
  • Monitoring the integrity of third-parties

HQP Benchmarks to be Shared:

  • Identifying & monitoring E&C-related risks
  • Leaders tasked with identifying & mitigating E&C risks
  • Leaders’ understanding of key E&C risks
  • Employee understanding of key E&C risks
  • Development of processes to monitor the integrity of third-parties
2:30 pm - 2:45 pm

Refreshment Break

East Atrium Foyer

2:45 pm - 4:00 pm

ACCOUNTABILITY: WHAT'S THE GOAL?

Stemmons Ballroom

Sam Silverstein, Author of No Matter What: The 10 Commitments of Accountability

What does it look like when every employee lives by the core values?  Organizational accountability is more than just disciplining wrongdoers; it is creating an environment where everyone understands and accepts their role in holding themselves accountable for their behavior.  Sam Silverstein, CEO of a think tank dedicated to the advancement of organizational accountability, will share insights and suggestions for “building a culture of accountability.”

ACCOUNTABILITY:  Where Do We Stand?

ECI will reveal the industry average for from the High Quality Program (HQP) Assessment.

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

BENCHMARKING SESSIONS

4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

B5: How Well Do We Set the Expectation that Employees Will Be Held Accountable?

Cardinal A/B

Norman Good, Senior Manager, The Boeing Company

Michael Volkov, CEO and Owner, The Volkov Law Group

The focus of this session will be the steps organizations take to create a shared understanding that employees will be held accountable for wrongdoing.  Peer presenters will share insights from their organizational efforts, and in roundtable discussions participants will compare notes and additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.

Roundtable Discussions

  • Promotion of organizational values & standards
  • Communication that violations will not be tolerated
  • E&C in incentive programs and performance reviews
  • Leadership accountability for ethical conduct
  • Getting leaders/managers to hold people accountable

HQP Benchmarks to be shared:

  • Leaders’ communication of values & standards
  • Leaders’ communication that violations result in consequences
  • Incentive programs that take into account how results are achieved
  • Accountability of leaders for ethical behavior
  • Performance reviews/promotion systems for E&C
  • Systems to answer questions about ethical behavior and misconduct
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

B6: Do We Have the Resources, Processes and Follow-Through to Hold People Accountable?

Carpenter Ballroom

Wendy Evans, Senior Corporate Ethics Investigator, Lockheed Martin

Roxane MacGillivray, Senior Corporate Ethics Investigator, Lockheed Martin

Participants will discuss what organizations do to hold violators accountable when violations occur.  Peer presenters will share insights from their experiences, and in roundtable discussions participants will discuss additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.

Roundtable Discussions

  • Policies and procedures for reporting misconduct
  • Communicating reporting channels
  • Systems for escalating significant reports
  • Maintaining investigative excellence
  • Case tracking and management
  • Disciplinary procedures
  • Review processes & continuous improvement

HQP Benchmarks to be shared:

  • Formal policies and procedures for reporting misconduct
  • Provision of multiple mechanisms for reporting
  • Communication about options for reporting
  • Escalation of reports of misconduct
  • Consistent, fair, and neutral investigations
  • Dedicated investigative staff
  • Case management system
  • Process for disciplining violators
  • Consistency of disciplinary actions
  • Periodic review of cases for continuous improvement
5:00 pm - 5:30 pm

Transition Break

5:30 pm - 7:00 pm

Happy Hour Reception

East Atrium Foyer

Sponsored by ECI Bronze Integrity Leader – BakerHostetler

May 2, 2019

7:30 am - 8:45 am

Continental Breakfast

East Atrium Foyer

7:30 am - 12:15 pm

Exhibit Hall Open

8:45 am - 9:00 am

Good Morning & Plan for the Day

Stemmons Ballroom

Patricia J. Harned, Ph. D., CEO, Ethics & Compliance Initiative

9:00 am - 10:15 am

FEARLESS ORGANIZATION: CREATING A SAFE AND ETHICAL CULTURE SO EMPLOYEES CAN SPEAK UP

Stemmons Ballroom

Amy Edmondson – Author, Harvard Business School Faculty

A critical element in the effort to create a high quality E&C program is the perceived ability – by everyone – to speak up with questions and concerns, and to catch and correct deviations quickly.  The foremost scholar on “psychological safety” in the workplace will share tips and tools to help employees feel safe in speaking up.

CREATING AN ETHICAL, SPEAK-UP CULTURE:  Where Do We Stand?

ECI will reveal the industry average for from the High Quality Program (HQP) Assessment

10:15 am - 10:45 am

Refreshment Break

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

BENCHMARKING SESSIONS

10:45 am - 12:00 pm

B7: To What Extent Does Our Culture Encourage Ethical Behavior?

Cardinal A/B

Myra Dingman, Global Ethics Learning Leader, Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu

Valerie Charles, Chief Strategy Officer, GAN Integrity, 2019 ECI Bronze Plus Integrity Leader

The focus of this session will be the steps organizations take to build and sustain a strong culture of integrity.  Peer presenters will share insights from their organizational efforts, and in roundtable discussions participants will compare notes and additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.

Roundtable Discussions

  • Incentivizing leaders to act with integrity
  • Promoting organizational values
  • Enlisting leaders in the effort to build culture
  • Enlisting employees in the effort to build culture
  • Encouraging employees to raise concerns

HQP Benchmarks to be shared:

  • Information provided to the board about culture
  • Defining the behavior we expect from leaders
  • C-Suite promotion of a speak-up culture
  • Evaluation of leaders’ efforts to build a strong ethical culture
  • Evaluation of managers’ and non-managers’ support of organizational values
  • Communication of organizational values
10:45 am - 12:00 pm

B8: How Well Do We Protect People Who Come Forward to Raise Concerns?

Carpenter Room

Keturah Pestel, Director, Business Ethics, Thrivent

Farah Shah, Deputy General Counsel and VP of Contract Management, Valiant Integrated

Participants will discuss how organizations encourage, protect, and value the reporting of suspected misconduct.  Peer presenters will share insights from their experiences, and in roundtable discussions participants will discuss additional benchmarks from the HQP Assessment Tool.

Roundtable Discussions

  • Empowering employees to raise concerns
  • Mechanisms for reporting
  • Tracking and escalating reports that are received
  • Ensuring consistent and fair treatment of reporters
  • Anti-retaliation strategies
  • Communication with employees about reports received & disciplinary action taken

HQP Benchmarks to be shared:

  • Leadership training on how to respond to issues raised by employees
  • Escalation of significant reports to senior management & the board as appropriate
  • Protection of employees who report to government authorities
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

LUNCH & CLOSING KEYNOTE SPEAKER: WHO SAYS THAT E&C CAN'T BE FUN?

Stemmons Ballroom

Tony Brigmon, Former Ambassador of FUN, Southwest Airlines

For years, Tony Brigmon was Ambassador of Fun and “the face” for organizational values at Southwest Airlines.  Join us for a lighthearted closing session to help you achieve serious results, and learn how to create a FUNOMENAL workplace.

1:30 pm - 1:45 pm

CLOSING REMARKS

Patricia J. Harned, Ph.D., CEO, Ethics & Compliance Initiative

Venue

Hilton Anatole

2201 N. Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, TX 75207

https://book.passkey.com/gt/217200162?gtid=dadc06eea2296961eabbb59c949e9b12

Additional lodging recommendations:

Hilton Garden Inn Dallas/Market Center

Available 4/29-5/02

Rate – $219 per night

+1-214-634-8200

https://hiltongardeninn3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/hilton-garden-inn-dallas-market-center-DALMAGI/index.html?SEO_id=GMB-HI-DALMAGI

Walking distance from Conference Hotel, Hilton Anatole – .4 miles, 7 minute walk

 

DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel Dallas – Market Center

Available 4/29-5/02

Rate – $169 per night

+1-214-741-7481

https://doubletree3.hilton.com/en/hotels/texas/doubletree-by-hilton-hotel-dallas-market-center-DALMKDT/index.html

Walking distance from Conference Hotel, Hilton Anatole – .4 miles, 7 minute walk

TICKET TYPES

Impact 2019: E2C Leadership Training Course $645.00
Join us on April 29th for an in-person training course. This ticket is only for the course it does not include Impact 2019 conference registration or LPEC exam fee.

Impact 2019: ECI Fellows Complimentary Pass
As part of the ECI Fellows Membership, each company is awarded one complimentary pass to Impact 2019. You must use the discount code that was provided to you to receive a complimentary ticket.

Impact 2019: ECI Organizational Member Complimentary Pass
As part of the ECI Organizational Membership, each company is awarded one complimentary pass to Impact 2019. You must use the discount code that was provided to you to receive a complimentary ticket.

Impact 2019: Member Registration: $1,695

Impact 2019: Non-Member Registration Rate: $2,150 $1,895 Exclusive offer! Use Offer Code: KNOWECI

Impact 2019: April 30 Day Pass – Attend All Plenary Sessions, including Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski’s Keynote Address, Benchmarking Sessions, and the Networking Reception. Also includes complimentary access to HQP Assessment: $499

Impact 2019: General Session Pass – April 30 Opening Keynote Featuring Assistant Attorney General Brian Benczkowski: $99

If you have questions regarding your membership status please contact membership@ethics.org.

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