21st Annual Ethics and Compliance Conference - Sept. 25-27, 2013


Each fall, the Ethics & Compliance Officers Association (ECOA) hosts the foremost multi-industry gathering of ethics and  compliance practitioners in the world at the Annual Ethics & Compliance Conference. The conference offers learning opportunities for ethics and compliance practitioners at all levels of professional development, and from all industries and regions of the world. Join us and share your questions - and answers - with hundreds of practitioners and experts in the ethics and compliance field. In addition to thought-provoking keynote presentations, ECOA's Annual Ethics & Compliance Conference features interactive penary and breakout sessions led by ethics and compliance practitioners, sunject-matter experts, academicians and business leaders. Half-day pre-conference workshops (free to Sponsoring Partner and Full Government ECOA members) give attendees an opportunity to deep-dive into key components of ethics and compliance program management. This year's conference will be held in Chicago, Illinois. Registration for ECOA members begins at $1,850. Group packages and special deals are available.


 For more information, please contact Farah Asmussen at 781.164.9333.

International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum - Oct. 3-5, 2013

The Society for Ethics Across the Curriculum (SEAC) is holding its 15th annual International Conference on Ethics Across the Curriculum at Oregon State University in Corvallis, Oregon, beginning at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 3 and ending at noon Saturday, October 5. Although the theme of the conference highlights issues concerning conscience, character and culture, the Society welcomes any sinject or thematic area that advances the mission of the SEAC to promote ethical inquiry and teach across the curriculum.

 For more information, please contact the Secretary-Treasurer of the Society, Donna Werner at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

The Lessons of the Pentagon Papers - Oct. 16, 2013

The Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law will host a lecture on Oct. 16 called, "The Lessons of the Pentagon Papers: Has Obama Learned From Them?" The lecture will be given by author James C. Goodale. Goodale recently wrote "Fighting for the Press: the Inside Story of the Pentagon Papers and Other Battles." He is also a leading First Amendment lawyer and was the vice chairman and the general counsel of the New York Times during the Pentagon Papers litigation. Following the lecture, Goodale will be holding a book signing of his new book. The event is free and open to all. It will begin at 7:30 p.m. at the Cowles Auditorium, West Bank of the Twin Cities Campus of the University of Minnesota. 

For more information, please contact Elaine Hargrove at 612-625-3421 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 Global Ethics Conference - Oct. 24-25, 2013
The Student Association of Global Affairs (SAGA) at Rutgers University-Newark is planning a Global Ethics Conference for October 24-25, 2013. Working with the Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs, as well as with the support of the Division of Global Affairs and its director, Jean-Marc Coicaud, SAGA is preparing this conference to further establish a dialogue on Global Ethics amongst the current and next generation of scholars and practitioners. It will bring together established scholars and advanced graduate students to present their ongoing research and offer commentaries in a forum specifically devoted to challenges of promoting Global Ethics in the 21st century.
For more information, please contact Jeff Benvenuto at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 3rd Digital Media Conference - Oct. 25-27, 2013


The 3rd Digital Media Conference - Freedom and Unfreedom in the Digital Age - will discuss and debate the challenges and opportunities facing creators, techies, and organizers from the perspective of grassroots movements for social justice and democracy. The event incorporates the 3rd Digital Media Conference and the 12th Grassroots Use of Technology Conference. It is being organized by Massachusetts Global Action, Open Media Boston, and TecsChange/Organizers’ Collaborative. This year’s event will take place at Lesley University in Cambridge, Massachusetts October 25 through October 27, 2013.

For more information, please call 888.400.1225.  

 National Communication Association 99th Annual Convention - Nov. 21-24, 2013


The National Communication Association (NCA) advances communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific and aesthetic inquiry. In November of every year the NCA hosts a convention where communication scholars, professors, students, and professionals gather to connect and share their research.This year’s 99th annual convention will begin on November 21 and end on November 24 in Washington, D.C. Early bird registration deadline is September 18, 2013. 

For more information, please call 202.464.4622 or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Council of Government Ethics Laws Annual Conference - Dec. 8-11, 2013
COGEL’s Annual Conference is an invaluable opportunity for professionals working in government ethics, elections, disclosure, enforcement, and other types of regulatory agencies. Whether your field is public disclosure, conflict of interest, Freedom of Information, or campaign finance, the COGEL Annual Conference has panels and speakers tailored to your information needs. The 2013 COGEL Conference will be held December 8 to 11, in Québec City, Québec.  
For more information, please call 706.548.7758 or emailThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

 23rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Practical and Professional Ethics - Feb. 27-March 2, 2014


The 23rd Annual Meeting, open to Association members and nonmembers, welcomes persons from various disciplines and professions for discussion of common concerns in practical and professional ethics. The meeting provides an opportunity to meet practitioners, professionals and scholars who share your interests. The Association for Practical and Professional Ethics (APPE) was founded in 1991 to encourage interdisciplinary scholarship and teaching of high quality in practical and professional ethics by educators and practitioners who appreciate the practical-theoretical aspects of their subjects. The Association facilitates communication and joint ventures among centers, schools, colleges, business and nonprofit organizations and individuals concerned with the interdisciplinary study and teaching of practical and professional ethics. This year’s meeting will take place at the Riverfront Hotel in Jacksonville, Florida on February 27 through March 2, 2014.


For more information, please contact the APPE office at 812.855.6450.