Agenda

Bringing together leaders and innovators to inspire, empower and share their stories around The Ethics Impact 

Day 1: Wednesday, October 2nd

  • Breakfast

  • Welcome Keynote: The Ethics Impact

    Main Ballroom

    Patrick Quinlan, CEO, Convercent

    Organizations are realizing that becoming more ethical directly improves their bottom line. While they realize the ethics impact, the challenge to get buy-in from the board and across the organization remains. In this keynote, Patrick Quinlan will discuss the global business climate and how innovation is providing new insights and opportunities for companies to:
    – Better engage employees
    – Identify, characterize & mitigate E&C risk
    – Protect and elevate your brand
    Hear how to elevate E&C from a perceived cost center to drive the overall business performance.

  • Beyond The Company and Into The Community

    Main Ballroom

    José Raúl González, Chief Corporate Officer, Cementos Progreso, S.A.

    Join Jose Raul to hear how Cementos Progresso is using ethics as a framework to operate their business and positively impact the lives of their team members and the community around them. It is not what they do with the money they make, but how they make the money.

  • The CECOs of Tomorrow

    Main Ballroom

    Kurt Drake, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, VP at Kimberly-Clark

    Consider the transformation in E&C over the past ten years. Now consider the evolution in CECOs’ responsibilities over the next ten. As leaders, we face unique opportunities and challenges; putting AI into ethics (and the ethics of AI), behavioral science, and automation. Hear the perspective of forward-thinking CECO’s on how technologocial and social advacements will shape our function – and how we keep humanity at the center of ethics.

  • Break

  • Keynote: The Ethical Edge

    Main Ballroom

    Tom Fox, Compliance Evangelist, Founder Compliance Podcast Network

    Compliance professionals have long sought to show value for compliance programs. Now the evidence is in—more effective compliance means greater business efficiency and greater productivity. Learn how compliance can now show a return on investment. Better compliance means better profitability.

  • Inspirational Keynote - The Courage of Speaking Up

    Main Ballroom

    Aly Raisman, Olympic Gold Medalist, Social Activist

    Hear from Aly Raisman, a six-time Olympic medalist including 3 gold medals about her courageous story of speaking up about being sexually abused while competing on the U.S. National team.

  • Lunch

  • Small Group Discussions

    Agenda Icon 1Technology Innovation
    Agenda Icon 2Best Practices
    Agenda Icon 3Emerging Trends/Regulation

    Attend One

    Agenda Icon 2Compliance, Culture, and Communication: How to Build the Foundation of Your Brand

    Agenda Icon 2Effectively Driving Employee Engagement in an Ethics Program

    Agenda Icon 1How to Ensure your Internal Investigations are Robust, Efficient and Data Driven

    Agenda Icon 1Conflicts of Interest: The Whisper Before the Report

    Agenda Icon 3DOJ Guidance Breakdown and Takeaways

    Agenda Icon 3SWOT Analysis of the CECO

  • Small Group Discussions

    Agenda Icon 1Technology Innovation
    Agenda Icon 2Best Practices
    Agenda Icon 3Emerging Trends/Regulation

    Attend One

    Agenda Icon 2Mapping Ethical Risk in Your Organization

    Agenda Icon 2Broccoli Model: Recoding Employees to see the ‘Good’ in Compliance

    Agenda Icon 1The True Impact of Effective Training on your Culture

    Agenda Icon 1Its about people: Putting the humanity back into compliance and ethics with Innovative Intake

    Agenda Icon 3Breaking the Bias

    Agenda Icon 3How will AI impact your E&C program, your company and your life?

  • Networking Break

  • Interactive Panel - Breakout Session Takeaways

    Main Ballroom
  • Modern Slavery

    Main Ballroom

    Andrew Wallis, CEO, Unseen UK

    An estimated 40.3 million people worldwide are victims of modern slavery, 24.9 million are in forced labour and 15.4 million people are in forced marriage. 70% of these are women and girls and 1 in 4 victims are children. Unseen works to end modern slavery through directly supporting survivors, equipping partners to tackle the issues effectively and delivering systemic change at the legislative level. Hear about the impact on people and learn what we can all do together to combat modern slavery.

  • Closing Entertainment

    Main Ballroom
  • Dinner

Day 2: Thursday, October 3rd

  • Breakfast

  • Keynote - The Ethics Experience Platform

    Main Ballroom

    Philip Winterburn, Chief Strategy Officer, Convercent

    The focus of this keynote will be on leveraging data to get more valuable insights into the ethical health of your company. Philip will illustrate how companies can advance from simple monitoring of activities (e.g. investigations and hotline reports) to conducting strategic analysis leveraging data science and Convercent’s Ethics Cloud applications. Through data science, leaders will be able to gain a new perspective on their programs by leveraging data within the Convercent application, third party industry data, and outside data from social channels.

  • Interactive Panel - The Impact of Innovation

    Main Ballroom

    We’re smack in the midst of a drastic shift in compliance—more than an evolution, it’s a revolution. That means ethics and compliance finally has information about and influence over strategic decisions. It means defining the value of compliance beyond checking boxes and risk registers. What does this look like in practice, and what does it mean for compliance executives?

  • Networking Break

  • Benchmarking Assessment Key Findings

  • Protecting Whistleblowers New Research

  • Lunch

  • Small Group Discussions

    Agenda Icon 1Technology Innovation
    Agenda Icon 2Best Practices
    Agenda Icon 3Emerging Trends/Regulation

    Attend One

    Agenda Icon 2Change Management: How Compliance Officers Find Resiliency

    Agenda Icon 2How to Scale Your Program Without the Budget

    Agenda Icon 1Drive Engagement to the Center of Your Business

    Agenda Icon 1Ramp-Up Reporting

    Agenda Icon 3Go Beyond E&C to Uncover What Data Science Can Do for You

    Agenda Icon 3The Power of Integrated 3rd Party Risk Management

  • Small Group Discussions

    Agenda Icon 1Technology Innovation
    Agenda Icon 2Best Practices
    Agenda Icon 3Emerging Trends/Regulation

    Attend One

    Agenda Icon 2Tips and Tricks when Hiring for the Ethics Role

    Agenda Icon 2The Board’s Perspective: What can’t be Measured, can’t be Managed

    Agenda Icon 1Prove the Value

    Agenda Icon 1What’s Driving Your Results?

    Agenda Icon 3Modern (or Digital) Compliance

    Agenda Icon 3The CCO’s Role in Performance Management that Drives Employee Behavior

  • Networking Break

  • Interactive Panel - Breakout Session Takeaways

  • Closing Keynote

    Main Ballroom
  • CONVERGE Ends

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