SCHEDULE 7. BCEC 2021, October 11-12, Bled

Conference Topics - in the spotlight

  • Applied business ethics and respective challenges

    Such as big data processing; 5G and compliance standards - US vs. China

  • Leadership and compliance during difficult times

    How to stay motivated and uplifting for your coworkers

  • Whistleblowers Protection

    Presenting of preliminary results of the ENFCO (European Network for Compliance Officers) survey on the proposal of the EU Directive! What can we learn from whistleblowers’ cases received (Center for Whistleblowers Protection) - typologies, systemic weaknesses detected, which indicate possible major difficulties regarding enforcement of the new EU Whistleblowers Protection Directive.

  • Privacy data developments


  • AML


  • Current global developments, triggered by corona pandemic

    Human rights and environment; Work health and safety from the new perspective; New EU orientation on consumer policies (EU and the UK driven consumer protection initiatives!)

  • Corporate social responsibility and Sustainability

    The role of compliance and integrity in social and governance perspective

  • Headaches of compliance officers and how to treat them

    Lead discussion with compliance professionals.

Schedule: 7. BCEC 2021, October 11-12, Bled

DAY 1, October 11, 2021

Timetable CET Item Description
14:00 -14:45


Attendants arrival and registration

14:45 – 15:00
Welcome remarks

Introduction to the conference by organizers

prof. dr. Danica Purg, IEDC – Bled School of Management

Andrijana Bergant, EISEP

15:00 – 15:40

General Session 1

Business Ethics Challenges

Klaus Moosmayer, Global Chief ERC, Novartis


Q&A Session

15:40 – 16:00

Sponsor’s presentation and break

Refreshment break / Whistlelink demonstration session (optional)

Arianna Tripodi, Whistleblowing Solutions AB (Whistlelink)

16:10 – 16:35
Compliance job Survey (ENFCO – European Network for Compliance Officers)

Presentation of the preliminary survey results

Q&A Session

Presenters from the ENFCO working group

Mag. Roman Sartor, M.B.L., Director and Founder, Rosa elefant OG

Jenny Schmigele, Head of Compliance & CSR, Scandlines
16:35 – 17:20
Panel discussion

Managing reputation - post corona and global trends

Moderated presentation, interview and discussion

Featuring panel lead:

Dr. Andrea Bonime-Blanc, GEC Risk Advisory

Published author of the book “The Reputational Risk handbook” and “Gloom to Boom: “How Leaders Transform Risk into Resilience

17:20 – 17:40


Coffee and refreshments

17:40 - 18:20
General Session 2

Changes to work, how to motivate and stay motivated in the COVID-19 era

Prof Drikus Kriek, Dean at IEDC – Bled School of Management


Q&A Session

18:20 – 18:45
ICA Diplomas Ceremony

Pekka Dare, Vice President at International Compliance Association (ICA)

18:45 – 20:00


Self-serving dinner at the premises

20:30 …
Sparkling reception

Social event and networking

Spica bar and restaurant by the lake

DAY 2, October 12, 2021

Timetable CET Item Description
9:30 – 10:10

General Session 3

Compliance & Privacy in the Digital Age: Past, Present and Future

Caroline Goulding, Data Protection Officer at TikTok


Q&A Session

10:10 – 10:50

General Session 4

Whistleblowing: Typical challenges and highlights of the Whistleblowing Report 2021

Stefan Berg
Chief Business Development Officer (CBDO)

EQS Group AG, Germany


Q&A Session

10:50 – 11:15
EU WB protection Directive Survey (ENFCO)

Presentation of the preliminary survey results

Q&A Session

Presenters from the ENFCO working group

Andrijana Bergant, EICE

11:15 – 11:35


Coffee and refreshments

11:35 – 12:45

Interactive break-out session 1:

Headaches of a Compliance Officer

Ana Bajović, Head of Compliance at  Sberbank Serbia  

Featured by a facilitator, presenting practical examples, cases and solutions and engaging for participants

Interactive break-out session 2:

Challenges regarding Beneficial Ownership and their Implication on Customer Due Diligence

  • The risk perspective, sources and methods
  • The future of customer due diligence, Adverse Media and Predictive Crime

Andrej Kovacik, KYC Operation Unit, Moody's Analytics

12:45 – 14:00


Self-serving lunch buffet at the premises

14:00 – 14:40

General Session 5

Impact of COVID-19 on financial crime compliance: examples of emerging frauds, criminal exploitation of CDD weaknesses, staff web fishing… and opportunities of RegTech

Andrew Clarke, MA, AML/Financial Crime Prevention Course Director, ICA – International Compliance Association 


Q&A Session

14:40 – 15:20

General Session 6

New EU consumers’ agenda EU and the regulation developments: consumer in the heart of digital and green transformation and the COVID-19 recovery

Anne van Nistelrooij, European Commission


Q&A Session

15:20 – 15:35
Conference conclusions and wrap-up
Conference hosts

*Final schedule may vary from this one, as the situation develops, which is going to be regularly updated here.