ARLINGTON, VA – The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is pleased to announce its new hands-on interactive Best Practice Forum, “Is Your E&C Program Working?” at the Loews Hotel, New Orleans, La., Oct. 27-29, 2015. The Best Practice Forum, the next generation of the Ethics & Compliance Association Sponsoring Partner Forum, is open to ECI organizational members and organizational partners.
This innovative event, created in response to member requests for real-world assessments and expert input on their ethics and compliance (E&C) programs, provides a unique immersion experience where attendees’ E&C teams will learn from evaluation leaders about how to demonstrate the impact of their E&C programs, and get advice on their existing efforts. The forum will also allow practitioners to get valuable insight from industry peers about the evaluation techniques that work.
In a special plenary session, forum participants will learn about the measures of success that are important to enforcement officials from:
- Andrew Weissmann, Chief, Fraud Section, Criminal Division, U.S. Department of Justice
- Interview with Mr. Weissmann conducted by Paul McNulty, Former Deputy Attorney General, U.S. Department of Justice; Of Counsel, Baker-McKenzie
Attendees will also participate in discussions led by these leading E&C program design and evaluation experts:
- Ann Doucette, Ph.D., Director, The Evaluators’ Institute; Midge Smith Center for Evaluation Effectiveness, Research Professor, George Washington University
- Doreen Cavanaugh, Ph.D., Research Professor, McCourt School of Public Policy, Georgetown University
“Our inaugural Best Practice Forum provides a roll-up-your-sleeves opportunity for our members to learn how to most effectively demonstrate how well their E&C programs are doing,” said Patricia Harned, Ph.D., CEO, ECI. “Attendees will come away with their own dynamic action plan to prove that their company’s E&C program makes a positive difference.”
The ECI Best Practice Forum is structured for multiple members of each E&C team to attend; therefore, group discounts are available. Registration for the forum is $875 per person for four or more attendees from one organization; $925 for two or three attendees from one organization; and $1,000 for one attendee. Attendees are also eligible for an exclusive rate at the Loews Hotel in New Orleans through Sept. 18.
To register for the ECI Best Practice Forum, reserve hotel rooms and for more information, visit www.ethics.org/bpf. For sponsorship opportunities, contact Michelle Totilo at [email protected], or call 781-647-9333.
About the Ethics & Compliance Initiative
The Ethics & Compliance Initiative (ECI) is a non-profit organization based in Arlington, Va. and Waltham, Mass., that empowers its members in the ethics and compliance community to operate at the highest levels of integrity by providing them premier research and best practices, certification and networking opportunities. Through its membership, ECI represents more than 450 organizations across nearly every industry, each dedicated to promoting the highest levels of integrity in organizations worldwide. ECI is comprised of the Ethics Research Center, the Ethics & Compliance Association and the Ethics & Compliance Certification Institute. www.ethics.org