Century Club of George Mason University Hosts Ethics Seminar

Posted: November 4, 2003 at 1:00 am, Last Updated: November 30, -0001 at 12:00 am

By Amy Biderman

Tomorrow the Century Club of George Mason University will host “Ethics in the Workplace,” a seminar examining how the private sector and government can establish an ethical workforce. Local experts will share their best practices, including programs they find effective in instilling and maintaining ethical behavior. The event takes place at the Ritz Carlton Hotel, Tysons Corner, from 8 to 10:30 a.m.

Jack London, CEO, CACI International, will be the keynote speaker. He will discuss the importance of maintaining an ethical leadership and fostering the development of an ethical workforce. His remarks will include a first-hand account of successful efforts.

Following London’s presentation, an applied ethics panel will discuss the most important considerations regarding workplace ethics from different industry perspectives. Shannon Skousgaard, associate professor of philosophy, will moderate. Panelists include:

  • Caroline Little, president and COO, Washingtonpost.Newsweek Interactive

  • John Sanders, chair, Washington Technology Council

  • David Clarke Jr., partner, Piper Rudnick

  • Gail Allen, director of ethics and business conduct, Lockheed Martin Corp.

Other speakers include George Mason President Alan Merten and Jim Browne, director, site services and ethics and business conduct, Lockheed Martin Corp.

The cost of the seminar is $60, including breakfast. Century Club members and Mason faculty and staff can attend for $45; students can attend for $40. Registration is available online or through the Century Club office, (703) 993-4765 or centuryclub@centuryclub.org. For more information, contact Judy Costello at (703) 993-4765 or judycostello@centuryclub.org.

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