Agenda BCEC 2020


I. MODULE: Good Compliance Practices, Governance and Related Challenges – October 15, 2020

TimetableSession titleSpeaker
9:00 – 9:451.1. Compliance Post Corona: The OutlookGabe Shawn VargesM.A., Juris Doctor, Senior Partner, HCM International, Zurich/Geneva
9:45 – 10:30
1.2. Lessons learned in corona times from compliance practitioner– compliance management on testJelena DanilovićCompliance Officer, Hemofarm a.d., Serbia
10:30 – 11:30 1.3. Compliance IT solutions proven: what can Artificial Intelligence, Biometrics and Block-chain technologies do and use cases for compliance. What to consider when choosing IT support for your compliance management.Tim TylerHead of Financial Crime Compliance and Head of Qualifications,
ICA - International Compliance Association, UK
11:30 – 12:0010 min of pause, followed by

Entertainment break: Compliance Lego Challenge (20 min)*

Top strengths of a crisis compliance office
Barbara KrajncStrategic Communications / Public Affairs / Certified LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Facilitator, Aurora Borealis Consulting
12:00 – 13:001.4.2. Interactive breakout session: Key success factors to implement good compliance system in your organizationBarbara KrajncStrategic Communications / Public Affairs / Certified LEGO SERIOUS PLAY Facilitator, Aurora Borealis Consulting
1.4.3. Interactive breakout session: Compliance Job Market trending - requirements for skills and knowledge before and after the Siemens scandalDr. Moritz TrebeljahrRecruiting, Russell Reynolds Associates, Hamburg

*The moderator will use LEGO® SERIOUS PLAY® method and bricks to create key strengths needed for a crisis compliance officer according to participant’s suggestions. This method is often used in business environments for leadership training and for resolving various challenges. It’s fun, engaging and memorable. No LEGO bricks needed for participants.

II. MODULE: Business ethics and its value in current times – October 22, 2020

TimetableSession titleSpeaker
9:00 – 9:452.1. Organizational Culture and ethics. How to measure and influence compliance through organizational cultureRoman SartorCo-Founder and Chairman/Advisory board of the Austrian Compliance Officer Association
9:45 – 10:30
2.2. Business Case for Integrity AmbassadorsRuth SteinholtzManaging Partner at AreteWork
Published author (Ethical Business Practice and Regulation)
10:30 – 11:152.3. How to manage compliance and ethics risks imposed by senior managers? What makes the difference between the good and the bad ones?Silvija Vig CODUPO, founder
Published author (Business Ethics, Original Croatian title: Poslovna etika. Kako razviti avtentično vodstvo I izgraditi kulturu zadovljnih i angažiranih zaposlenika programima etike I usklađenosti)
11:15 – 11:4510 min of pause, followed by

Entertainment, relaxing break: short mediation
Grozda GayatriGayatri & Satya Yoga School
11:30 – 12:002.4. How to enhance ethical conduct in everyday business operations? Good and Bad examples.Adrian PayDirector of Dynamic-GRC
12:00 – 13:00

Panel discussion: How to advance ethics added value for an overall organizational performance (in the light of the new reality)?
Key leads: economic value of good organizational culture and how to measure it, business impact of ethical culture and ethical capital.

III. MODULE: Anti-corruption and whistle blowers’ protection – November 12, 2020

TimetableSession titleSpeaker
9:00 – 9:302.1. Integrity and human natureTBD
9:30 – 10:152.2. Implementing effective Whistle-blowing helpline management system and the WB protection.
Challenges and strategies, practical tips and tricks.
Murray GraingerBusiness Keeper AG, Strategic Partnerships Country manager for Spain and Portugal
10:15 – 10:45Lessons learned through Siemens case – Are we better today?Gaber KonteljCompliance professional, Complex
10:45 – 11:152.1. Corruption and other business risks in public tenders TBDTBD
11:15 – 11:4510 min of pause, followed by

Entertainment break: dynamic exercises
11:45 – 12:45 2.4.1. How is money laundering linked to corruption? Case based overview. TBD
2.4.2. How to Conduct and Internal Investigation on Corruption and the IT Support Daniel Barton and Emily PalmerAlvarez & Marsal, London

IV. MODULE: New legislation – international trends and lessons learned from the crisis – November 19, 2020

TimetableSession titleSpeaker
9:00 – 9:302.1. EU Whistle blowing Directive – implementation in progress, the Belgium caseMathieu MaesSecretary General, International Chamber of Commerce – Belgium
9:30 – 10:152.2. Future of corporate sanctions for compliance / integrity breaches in Europe – example of German Corporate Sanctions LawMalte Tober AXA Group Operations Germany GmbH.
10:15 – 10:452.3. EU Initiative for global supply-chain human right protection due diligenceAleš Lunder
Elena Lunder
Attorneys at law Slovenian Branch
Office consultant on business and human rights, Fair Trade Advocacy, Brussels
11:00 – 11:3010 min of pause, followed by

Entertainment break: 20 min of light yoga (appropriate for the office setting)
Nina VodebBeauty FitYoga
11:30 – 12:002.4. EU regulation perspective on sustainability and climate change: non-financial reporting and other requirements for businesses Valentina PaduanoChief Risk Officer and Sustainability Director of Sogefi Group, Board member of FERMA – Federation of European Risk Management Associations
12:00 – 13:00Panel discussion: The outlook of the business sustainability regulation. Challenges and opportunities.

*Organizer reserves the right to make changes to this program (specific session titles, speakers list, timing etc.), due to circumstantial developments. But which are NOT going to be substantial or decrease the value of the conference and are going to be regularly updated here.

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