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Easiest Catch: Don’t be Another Fish in the ‘Net’

  • Realistic advice for cyber protection
  • Recent, high profile cyber-crime events in the news
  • The dangerous threats that could affect you

(8:30 – 9:30 am)

Mark Lanterman, Chief Technology Officer, Computer Forensic Services

Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

(9:30 – 10:30 am)

Liz Wiseman, Bestselling Author, Speaker & Executive Advisor, Author of Multipliers: How the Best Leaders Make Everyone Smarter

Networking Break

10:30 - 11:00 AM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

11:00 AM – 12:00 PM

 Risk back to top

501: From FCPA Prosecutors to Company Protectors: Top 10 Lessons Learned from the Front Lines of FCPA Enforcement

  • Overview of 2017 Developments defining the risks, challenges, and enforcement trends in global hot spots around the world from Asia to Africa and the Americas.
  • Analysis of new DOJ and SEC policies and past enforcement actions to improve your anti-corruption policies and procedures, internal audit program and investigative responses.
  • Discussion of how to manage increasing anti-corruption risks with the same (or fewer) compliance resources.

Nathaniel Edmonds, Partner, Paul Hastings LLP 

 Ethics back to top

502: How to Reduce Rationalization Risk in the Fraud Triangle through Effective Ethical Decision Making Training

  • Have you tried to train employees on ethical decision-making but find yourself repeating generic phrases like “walk the walk,” “tone at the top,” and “inner moral compass?” If you are ready for a fresh approach, this session is for you!
  • This session will describe a practical set of questions your employees can ask themselves to help lead them to the ethical choice when they are unsure what to do or if the policies land them in a gray area.
  • Learn how pop-culture can help employees understand and absorb ethics messaging, including movies, music, and books.
Fermeen Fazal, Senior Counsel/Director of Compliance, Universal Pegasus International

 Case Studies back to top

503: Creating a Mobile First Code of Conduct

  • Publically-held companies, issuers under the SarbanesOxley Act, are required to establish and communicate codes of conduct. Other privately-held companies, non-issuers, are also creating codes of conduct as part of their control environment.
  • Whether written or communicated informally, a code of conduct defines behavior expectations for both management and other employees.
  • Uber and Designory created a mobile first code of conduct that allows our employees to access the code on their smartphones. Smartphone access allows them to quickly find answers to common questions and access policies and trainings while in the field.

Krishna Juvvadi, Director, Uber Technologies, Inc. 

Michael Lane, Designory

 Multinational/ International back to top

504: Culture & Compliance: Strategies for Africa

  • Common challenges to implementing international compliance standards/frameworks in African subsidiaries and operations.
  • Solutions - It's all in the psychology, the communication and the approach.
  • Rules vs Principles : Stories to learn from.

Letitia Adu-Ampoma, Director, Peverett Maxwell

 Compliance Lawyer back to top

505: How to Determine if an Incident is a Data Breach to Meet Compliance Obligations

  • Understand the complexities of the data breach legal and regulatory landscape and how you fit into it.
  • Learn how to assess and diagnose if your privacy or security incident is a reportable breach that requires notification.
  • Learn best practices to protect your customers' sensitive data, your reputation, how to minimize risks, and fulfill compliance obligations with state and federal laws, and your business partners.

Alex Wall, Sr Counsel & Global Privacy Officer, RADAR

 IT Compliance back to top

506: Everyone should have an IT compliance officer or suffer the consequences: Why the IT compliance function matters and how it can boost company-wide compliance efforts

  • Reasons why IT compliance can make or break compliance program within the company.
  • How to make IT compliance enhance overall compliance.
  • Discuss problems and remedies in implementing a robust IT compliance program.

Ralph Villanueva, Senior IT Compliance Analyst, Las Vegas Sands Corporation

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

507: Building a Compliance Champion Network

  • This session will discuss the value of a Compliance Champion Network for building a culture of responsibility.
  • A Compliance Champion Network can be key in helping to drive Tone at the Middle.
  • We will review the history of a highly successful Compliance Champion Network that has been in existence for 11 years.

Karl Schneider, Assoc Mgr Sales Compliance, AGDC

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

508: 10 Easy Hacks to Give Your Ethics & Compliance Program a Boost

  • Improving your E&C program can be easier and less costly than you think.
  • It takes a little perspective and time (start with an hour a week) away from the weeds to do things that can make a big difference.
  • Learn 10 easy hacks from this presentation that will give your program a big boost.

Caveni Wong, Founder and Principal, Principle Compliance

 Advanced Discussion Groups back to top

AD13: Breaking Down the Walls of How We Communicate to the Workforce and Support Functions

  • How can compliance leaders get others in the organization, including those in support functions, to understand that ethics and compliance is “everyone’s business?”
    How can compliance leaders get others in the organization, including those in support functions, to understand that ethics and compliance is “everyone’s business?”How can compliance leaders get others in the organization, including those in support functions, to understand that ethics and compliance is “everyone’s business?”
  • How can compliance leaders communicate  and  express themselves  in ways which are understandable and compact, while enduringly powerful?
  • If the goal is that “what we expect to be happening is actually happening,” how can we break down  organizational walls to ‘lean in,’ and get to ‘what we don’t know.’

Advanced Discussion Groups will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to the first 50 attendees. Pre-registration is not available for these sessions.

Richard T. Bistrong, CEO, Front-Line Anti-Bribery LLC


 Advanced Discussion Groups back to top

AD2b (repeat): Retaliation: Real or Imagined, How Are You Addressing It in Your Organization?

  • This Advanced Discussion Group will focus on the challenges Compliance Professionals face preserving a “Speak-Up” culture in light of potential retaliation from others within their organizations.
  • We’ll discuss current events such as the challenges faced by organizations struggling to mend their cultures after being exposed for rampant misconduct.
  • We’ll identify and discuss best practices employed by session participants.

Advanced Discussion Groups will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to the first 50 attendees. Pre-registration is not available for these sessions.

Albert G. Gagne, Former Director, Ethics & Compliance, Textron Systems Corporation (retired)

 Advanced Discussion Groups back to top

AD8b (repeat): Suppliers and Other Third Party Engagement

  • Explore the compliance risks that companies face in dealing with suppliers, partners, agents, business intermediaries and other third parties.
  • Identify and share cost-effective best practices in the contracting, management, and oversight of third parties.
  • Learn new strategies for implementing sound business practices that help to demonstrate due diligence and mitigate compliance risk.

Advanced Discussion Groups will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to the first 50 attendees. Pre-registration is not available for these sessions.

Eric R. Feldman, Senior Vice President and Managing Director, Corporate Ethics and Compliance Programs, Affiliated Monitors, Inc.

Networking Lunch

12:00 - 1:00 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

1:00 – 2:00 PM

 Ethics back to top

601: Corporate Culture: Does Yours Offer More “Shock” than “Awe”? A Practical Overview and Tips for Cultural Assessments and Tune-Ups

  • Learn key concepts around corporate culture, the importance of culture and why it matters
  • Discover the factors that contribute to a cultural decline.
  • Obtain a checklist of signals for detecting "good" culture versus a "bad" one, complete with steps to help promote and maintain a positive corporate culture.

Beth Colling, Vice President and Chief Compliance Officer, CDM Smith, Inc. 

Peter C. Anderson, Attorney, Beveridge & Diamond, P.C.

 Ethics back to top

602: Transformational Leadership: Raising the Ethical Bar

  • Understanding the role of leadership in an effective compliance program;
  • Making leaders advocate on behalf of Compliance;
  • How to create an ethical organizational climate through the leadership

Patricia Colombo, Legal, Compliance and RA Director, FUJIFILM do Brasil

 Case Studies back to top

603: Bids Gone Bad: Lessons Learned from Planning a Procurement Fraud Training

  • This case study details the implementation of a training to help participants identify and prevent wrong-doing in the contracting process at the City of Philadelphia.
  • Issues such as contractor over-billing, bribes and kickbacks, and conflicts of interest are explored in this interactive training program.
  • We will also share lessons learned from planning this training and provide some tips on how to tailor our training to meet your organization's needs.

Krystle M. Baker, Investigator, City of Philadelphia Office of Inspector General 

Stephanie F. Tipton, Deputy Chief Integrity Officer, City of Philadelphia

 Multinational/ International back to top

604: Data Privacy and Ethics

  • Was privacy a guiding principle when the internet was created?
  • What roles do ethics and transparency play in the digita economy?
  • Why ethics, privacy by design and accountability are fundamental to data privacy compliance.

Robert J. Bond, Partner & Notary Public, Bristows LLP 

 Compliance Lawyer back to top

605: Antitrust Compliance Considerations for Lawyers

  • What do the regulators look for in an antitrust compliance program?
  • How your company can meet those expectations, both in the US and globally.
  • How technology can complicate antitrust compliance matters, as well as help prevent and detect potential antitrust violations.


Joseph E. Murphy, CCEP, CCEP-I, Senior Advisor, Compliance Strategists

Michael Paik, Regional Compliance Officer North America, thyssenkrupp North America, Inc

 IT Compliance back to top

606: Monitoring Compliance in the Age of Artificial Intelligence: Lessons from the Caremark Case

John DeLong, CCEP, Berkman Klein Center for Internet & Society, Harvard University

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

607: How to prove your program works

  • We’re all familiar with best practices and benchmarking, but those can only tell you what you’re doing relative to your peers; not whether your program actually works.
  • And you need to be able to show your business leaders that your program works if you want continued funding, headcount, and influence.
  • In this session, we’ll walk through how to measure (in dollars) if your program is changing employee behavior without having to use surveys, quizzes, or external consultants.

Ricardo P. Pellafone, Founder, Broadcat 

John Partridge, Partner, Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher LLP

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

608: The Relationship Roadmap: How CECOs Can Turn Turf Battles Into High-Performing Working Relationships

  • Creating a “Relationship Roadmap” that assigns roles, facilitates better working relationships and closes dangerous gaps.
  • A review of sample key interfaces between Compliance and one of its most valued allies in the organization: Legal.
  • Why the Relationship Roadmap process can eliminate turf battles and create clarity in absolutely any area of compliance responsibility, including with the business line.

Donna C. Boehme, Principal, Compliance Strategists LLC 

Patrick J. Gnazzo, Principal, Better Business Practices

Stephen M. Naughton, VP-Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Kimberly-Clark Corporation

 Advanced Discussion Groups back to top

AD14: Responding to Global Compliance Risk in our Supply Chains

  • Review of the supplier, intermediary, and customer engagement relationship risks to corporations from a global supply chain perspective.
  • Focus will be on identifying product (CE Mark, RoHS/ELV, REACH); behavioral (corruption/bribery, labor violations, slavery); and business continuity (code of conduct, trade regulations, contingency planning) risks and legal liabilities posed by third parties.
  • Discussion of best practices for the corporate compliance department to identify risk, mitigate liabilities, and perform defensible due diligence on supply chain partners.

Advanced Discussion Groups will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to the first 50 attendees. Pre-registration is not available for these sessions.

Travis Miller, General Counsel, Assent Compliance

 Advanced Discussion Groups back to top

AD10b (repeat): Tools for Enhancing Employee Participation in Training

  • Getting employees to pay attention to your training.
  • Helping them enjoy the training.
  • Track results of your training.

Advanced Discussion Groups will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to the first 50 attendees. Pre-registration is not available for these sessions.

Art Weiss, Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer, TAMKO Building Products, Inc.

Networking Break

2:00 - 2:30 PM


Concurrent Breakout Sessions

2:30 – 3:30 PM


 Risk back to top

701: Don't Buy Trouble in M&A Transactions: Effectively Managing Ethics and Compliance Risk During the Deal

  • Provide an overview of the ethics & compliance challenges, considerations & risks that arise during the M&A transaction process.
  • Share practical tips & solutions for effectively conducting pre-acquisition compliance due diligence & mitigating associated risk.
  • Discuss strategies for effectively integrating ethics & compliance programs and related infrastructure once the deal closes.

Kasey T. Ingram, General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer, ISK Americas Incorporated

 Ethics back to top

702: Pressure Points: Why Ethical People Make Unethical Choices From Prison to Redemption

  • Reflections after Prison: Learn how ethical vigilance takes a moment-by-moment proposition
  • Discuss why doing the right thing, even when it hurts, can create opportunity
  • Gain a firsthand testimony around lessons learned and why it’s important to build practice in recognizing blind spots

Marsha H. Ershaghi-Hames, Managing Director Strategy & Development, LRN 

Rashmi Airan, Ethics Keynote & Consultant, Ethics Integrated, LLC

 Case Studies back to top

703: Building a Community, Building a Career

  • Learn how the National Security Agency built a skill community and fosters the development of its compliance professionals.
  • Explore how the Agency identified core competencies, knowledge and skills, and a developmental path for compliance officers.
  • Identify creative ways to offer training and other developmental opportunities for compliance professionals (even on a shoestring budget)!

Julia Pallozzi-Ruhm, Deputy Director of Compliance, National Security Agency 

Kira A. Fuller, Compliance Skill Community Director, National Security Agency

 Multinational/ International back to top

704: Latin America's Davids and Goliaths: Small and large economy lessons learned on fighting corruption and operating in the region

  • Recent anti-corruption developments in Latin American economies of all sizes, including: Lava Jato in Brazil; new legislation in Chile, Colombia, Mexico and Peru; Guatemala's investigation of a former president; and El Salvador's new AML legislation.
  • What small and large Latin American countries might learn from each other in Latin America's fight against corruption.
  • Best practices in the area of anti-corruption compliance for multi-national companies operating in Latin America.

Saskia Zandieh, Attorney, Miller and Chevalier 

Alexina Guiomar Jackson, Ethics and Compliance Counsel, AES Corporation

 Compliance Lawyer back to top

705: Structuring a successful C&E Department within the Legal Department

  • Relationship between C&E and regulatory compliance.
  • Jurisdiction of the Department.
  • Relationship with General Counsel, CEO and Board.

Harvey Woodford, Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, Avnet, Inc.

Chris Miller, North America Regional Compliance Officer, General Motors

Heather Axe, Associate General Counsel & Deputy Compliance Officer, Korn Ferry

Ann Tkacs, Managing Director of Ethics & Compliance, Southern Company Gas

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

706: From start-up to IPO - How to design and build a compliance program from scratch

  • Benchmarking
  • Customization
  • Automation

Sean Coutain, Deputy Chief Compliance Officer, Snap Inc.

Dominic Perella, Chief Compliance Officer, Snap Inc.

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

707: Organizational Sentencing Guidelines: Past, Present, and Future

  • The U.S. Sentencing Commission and the Evolution of the Organizational Sentencing Guidelines.
  • Guidelines Influence and Current Sentencing Data on Organizations.
  • What might the future hold for the Organizational Sentencing Guidelines?

Kathleen Grilli, General Counsel, US Sentencing Commission 

Eric O. Morehead, Principal Consultant, Morehead Compliance Consulting

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

708: Conducting an Internal Compliance Program Survey

  • Importance of conducting a comprehensive and effective compliance survey.
  • Implementing the survey within your organization and analyzing the results.
  • Using the findings from the survey to drive process and outcome improvements.

Ahmed Salim, Regional Compliance Officer, Presence Health

 Advanced Discussion Groups back to top

AD15: Stories from the Front Lines and How You Can Learn from These Experiences

  • As ethics and compliance professionals, we know that compelling stories are one of the best ways to engage your workforce and help them learn. This session will share our most impactful experiences as Chief E&C Officers in four global companies.
  • A candid discussion of what worked well within our businesses and teams and what did not work so well and why. We will share how external events shaped our work and roles.
  • Be prepared for the unexpected when working in ethics and compliance as we follow the changes in our businesses. These stories will bring to life how you can use change to strengthen your function and the business.

Advanced Discussion Groups will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to the first 50 attendees. Pre-registration is not available for these sessions.

Maryann Clifford, Ethics & Compliance Professional

Diane Nobles, Ethics & Compliance Professional

 Advanced Discussion Groups back to top

AD11b (repeat): From Bangkok to Bogota and Boston to Brussels, Global ABC and FCPA Benchmarks, Best Practices and Bootcamps – One Size Does Not Fit All

  • How do companies choose to communicate their antibribery values to their global workforce?
  • If your compliance program is starting at 0, how to resist the urge to go straight to 60 mph. How to ease yourself out onto the anti-bribery and anti-corruption road.
  • What are specific FCPA/Global Compliance risks that keep you challenged?

Advanced Discussion Groups will be filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Attendance is limited to the first 50 attendees. Pre-registration is not available for these sessions.

Jay Rosen, VP Business Development & Monitoring Specialist, Affiliated Monitors, Inc

Networking Break

3:30 - 3:45 PM

Concurrent Breakout Sessions

3:45 – 4:45 PM

 Risk back to top

801: Cyber Security: One of the Most Critical Risk Mitigation Efforts for your Organization that Can Bridge the Gap between Compliance and Ethics

  • CCEOs are guardians of an organization's inherent responsibility to protect employee, customer and shareholder interests. Reduce your organization's reputational risk as well as its brand by embracing proactive cyber security measures.
  • Cyber security goes hand in hand with compliance and ethics. Both require smooth integration with business objectives, training and the fortitude to ensure the organization remains true to its respected reputation and brand.
  • Increase the compliance and ethics arrows in your quiver. Champion cyber security measures and add teeth to your compliance efforts while denying the potential electronic “means and methods” to committing unethical behavior.

Charles Shugg, Partner/Chief Operating Officer, Sylint Group, Inc.

 Ethics back to top

802: Inside the Mind of the Whistleblower: Understanding What Motivates Employees to Report Ethical Concerns

  • Identify what key factors motivate - and deter - potential ethics reporting program Callers, and how to use that information to enhance your firm's culture of ethics.
  • Learn methods for identifying the presence of one or more of those factors within your organization, and how to mitigate the impact of those deterrents.
  • Explore how to effectively communicate your findings to the Board of Directors and senior management, and to use that information to generate support for necessary changes within your firm.
Karen M. Aavik, SVP/Director of Corporate and Wholesale Practices, KeyBank, N.A

 Case Studies back to top

803: Small budget, small progress?

  • The steps one non-profit took in carrying out a compliance program on a tight budget.
  • The importance of prioritizing new activities across the seven elements of an effective program while building on previous work.
  • The importance of internal and external benchmarking; relationship building; and other keys in making progress.

Kitty Holt, Ethics & Compliance Officer, Plan International USA

 Multinational/ International back to top

804: Eradicating Human Trafficking - Compliance Challenges

  • From Anti-Human Trafficking regulations in the U.S. to the U.K. Modern Slavery Act: Learn about global efforts to combat trafficking in all of its presentations and how you can position your compliance program for maximum compliance.
  • In a global economy that includes unscrupulous manpower companies, debt bondage, document servitude and wage and housing violations, hear how compliance officers can address internal and supply chain risks.
  • Learn best practices for effective identification of trafficking practices, effective compliance strategies and risk mitigation, and learn about current international and domestic enforcement efforts through case studies.

Amy E. McDougal, President, CLEAResources, LLC 

Ryan C. Berry, Shareholder/Attorney, Greenberg Traurig LLP

 Compliance Lawyer back to top

805: US Government Contracting Compliance: Managing Supply Chain Ethics and Compliance Risk for the World’s Single Largest Buyer

  • The US Government procures $550 billion in goods and services annually, ranging from complex weapons systems to office supplies. Despite the market potential, pitfalls await unwary contractors who fail to appreciate the unique compliance risks.
  • Attendees will learn about the broad based ethics and compliance issues for US Government contractors, with a focus on those areas that are uniquely different or are of heightened importance as compared to typical commercial contracts.
  • Special focus will be given to flowdown requirements, and best practices for managing risk throughout your supply chain, especially in the foreign countries where the US Government carries out much of its contracting activity.

Glenn A. Sweatt, Counsel, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman 

Richard Oliver, Partner, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman

 IT Compliance back to top

806: How to Get More LinkedIn Views than Roy: Practical Tips for Improving Your LinkedIn Profile & Getting Employers to Seek You Out

  • Learn valuable tips on how to set up your profile & engage on LinkedIn.
  • Gain insight into how to avoid the online job application black hole.
  • Learn how to be an online virtual interviewing superstar.

Brenda K. Manning, JD, CHC, CHPC, Privacy & Regulatory Affairs Director, University of Minnesota Physicians

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

807: Government Focus on Whistleblower Retaliation

  • Recently, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission has sought to prioritize investigations and enforcement actions relating to whistleblower retaliation
  • This panel will review these recent enforcement actions and discuss what kinds of conduct may be viewed as sufficiently calling to internal corporate reporting as to warrant a government investigation and response.
  • The panel will address how compliance professionals can balance the need to address, investigate and remediate internal reports of misconduct, while being careful not to run afoul of the government’s increasing involvement in this area.

Tim McCormack, Partner, Constantine Cannon LLP 

Molly Knobler, Associate, Constantine Cannon LLP

 General Compliance and Hot Topics back to top

808: The Next Generation of Compliance Program Effectiveness: Moving From Bolt On to Built In

  • Discover how compliance activities can become natural parts of business operations while reducing business drag and increasing program impact.
  • Learn how to coordinate compliance activities with related assurance activities to avoid overlap and unnecessary burden on employees.
  • Assess how employees rate the ease of working with Compliance, as they lose tolerance for projects perceived as outside of their core workload.

Jennifer Childs Kugler, Principal Executive Advisor, CEB, now Gartner