Programme: 2020

The majority of presentations at the Forum are delivered by experienced ethics and compliance practitioners. Breakout sessions on a range of topics are held each day, which take the form of a facilitated discussion. Forum participants are free to choose which session they would like to attend.

Please note that this programme is subject to change

Wednesday 05 February 2020

18:30 – 20:00
Meet and Greet
The Forum will commence with an informal get together for those who arrive on the Wednesday evening.  This is an opportunity to meet the organisers and other delegates in an informal setting.

Thursday 06 February 2020

08:15 – 09:00
09:00 – 09:15
Welcome and Introductions
Members of the organising bodies, CEA, ECI and IBE
09:15 – 10:30
Plenary Session 1
10:30 – 11:00
Refreshment Break
11:00 – 12:15
Concurrent Facilitated Discussions (SEE LIST BELOW – subject to change)
12:15 – 13:30
13:30 – 14:45
Concurrent Facilitated Discussions (SEE LIST BELOW – subject to change)
14:45 – 15:15
Refreshment Break
15:15 – 16:30
Plenary Session 2
16:30 – 17:30
Networking time – format TBC
18:45 – 19:00
Meet in Hotel Lobby
19:30 – 22:15
Reception and Dinner at the Drapers’ Hall
Dress code: business attire
Board buses to return to the Hotel

Friday 07 February 2020

08:30 – 09:00
Welcome, refreshments
09:00 – 10:15
Plenary Session 3
10:15 – 10:45
Refreshment Break
10:45 – 12:00
Concurrent Facilitated Discussions (SEE LIST BELOW – subject to change)
12:00 – 13:15
13:15 – 14:35
Concurrent Facilitated Discussions (SEE LIST BELOW – subject to change)
14:30 – 15:30
Plenary Session 4
15:30 – 15:50
Looking Ahead
Recent lessons and new challenges
To wrap up, a panel of experienced E&C practitioners will share their highlights and “takeaways” from this year’s forum. Key topics and challenges that are likely to dominate E&C in the coming year will be presented.
15:50 – 16:00
Forum closing
Refreshments to leave

A summary report of the conference will be circulated to all participants.

Breakout Session Summary

(subject to change)

Psychological & physical safety: What are the core values of an organisation that can induce an open and safer future and staff well-being?

Maintaining an ethical corporate culture throughout a global company

Beyond GDPR: lessons learned from the implementation of privacy and data collection policies

Doing effective ethical due diligence on suppliers

Maintaining values in performance management: coping with competitive pressures

Where do human rights issues fit into our corporate values and ethics programmes?

In handling claims of harassment, how can fairness be seen to be maintained?

What are effective ways to train new recruits (anywhere in the world) about corporate ethical standards?

Maintaining the independence of the Chief Ethics Officer (and their staff) in difficult situations

The impact of increasing use of AI services in helping to maintain ethical standards: a discussion around recent experiences

How can ethics officers use data analytics to measure changes in ethical standards and corporate culture?

Getting senior management to commit to ethics programmes in all corporate locations

Applying values and ethics in the public sector (i.e. hospitals, colleges, police stations etc.)

What are the conditions that really help to make ethics ambassadors effective?

What are other ways, besides looking at ‘speaking up’ data, of assessing the effectiveness of our ethics programmes?

‘Speak Up/Listen Up’: how to maximise staff engagement in creating an open culture