Wednesday, February 2, 2011
David Lewis (Middlesex Univ., London) has organized an International Whistleblower Research Conference at Middlesex University in London on June 23 and 24, 2011. There are several speakers from all over the world. The tentative schedule is:
THURSDAY 23rd JUNE
1pm WELCOME (Professor Waqar Ahmad,Deputy Vice-Chancellor, and Professor David Lewis, Middlesex University)
1-10PM: PROFESSOR INDIRA CARR(UK): “Whistleblowing as an anti-corruption tool: the case of the UK Bribery Act”
2-10PM PROFESSOR ABRAHAM MANSBACH (Israel): "Whistleblowing and Micropolitics."
3-30PM DR BRITA BJORKELO AND PROFESSOR STIG MATTHIESEN (Norway): “Preventing and dealing with retaliation against whistleblowers".
4-30PM DR EVA TSAHURIDU (AUSTRALIA): 'Whistleblowing management is risk management'
FRIDAY 24th JUNE
9-30am PROFESSOR A.J.BROWN (AUSTRALIA): 'Flying Foxes and Freedom of Speech: The Liberalisation of Statutory Public Interest Disclosure Thresholds in Australia'
10.30am PROFESSOR RICHARD MOBERLY (USA): "Whistleblower Protection in U.S.Corporate Codes of Conduct".
11-50 am CATHY JAMES (UK): “The role of independent regulators in the UK”
Dr BJÖRN ROHDE-LIEBENAU (GERMANY): “The role of Ombudsmen in the fight against corruption.”
12-50pm FINAL COMMENTS AND CLOSE OF CONFERENCE.
If anyone is interested, the website www.mdx.ac.uk/whistleblowing should be up and running in a week or so but in the short term the best bet is to direct all inquiries to David at D.B.Lewis@mdx.ac.uk. Here is a copy of the registration form.
Thanks to Richard Moberly (Nebraska) for the heads up!