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2017 Partners in Business Ethics Symposium

Strengthen the integrity connection between business and business education
Schedule of Events

"Fostering a Speak-Up Culture"

November 7-8, 2017

Tuesday, November 7


6:00 PM 


Residence of Charles and Claire Whiteman
Chuck is the John and Becky Surma Dean of Smeal 

Wednesday, November 8

All events are scheduled to occur in the Business Building 

7:30 AM Registration/Breakfast


Remarks by Nicholas P. Jones, Executive Vice President and Provost, Penn State

Distinguished Speakers

Mary Gentile, Creator/Director, Giving Voice to Values; Professor of Practice,
University of Virginia Darden School of Business; 
and Senior Adviser, Aspen Institute Business & Society Program

E. John Heiser, President & Chief Operating Officer, Magentrol International, Incorporated

Panel Discussion #1
Panel Discussion #2
Buffet Luncheon

Distinguished Speaker

Patricia Harned, Chief Executive Officer, Ethics & Compliance Initiative

Breakout Sessions
Report Outs

Wrap Up and Closing Remarks

Charles Whiteman, John and Becky Surma Dean, Smeal College of Business

4:30 PM

Networking Reception