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The single most impactful event in ethics and compliance is returning as an all-new virtual experience. For the first time, this year CONVERGE will be a truly global ethics and compliance conference, merging our original European and North American conferences and spanning 14 time zones.


We're gathering the greatest minds in ethics and compliance—and the wider business community—to cover:

Behavioral Science | Whistleblowing | Employee Engagement | Remote Investigations | Culture |  Data & Insights | Disclosures | Code of Conduct | Advocacy, Allyship, & Social Movements

Once registered, access the lobby for a consumable view of the Schedule. It will be displayed in your local time zone - and you can add specific sessions directly to your calendar!

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To accommodate a global audience, we have decided to run our keynotes and breakout sessions twice each day, starting at 9:10am London and finishing at 1:30pm in Denver. This does not mean you are limited to one or the other, all are welcome to attend any session across the global event platform.

Schedule

· Stage
Customer Day Welcome
Join Asha Palmer, Convercent's Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer and EVP of CONVERGE as she kicks off Customer Day!
Asha Palmer
· Stage
Employee Engagement 2.0
Are you looking to increase engagement? Hear how Convercent customers are leveraging their applications to increase engagement and cross-collaboration.
Asha Palmer Cheryl Forino Wahl
· Stage
Product Roadmap Overview
More details coming soon!
Sarah Peltier
· Sessions
Executive Roundtable on Regulations and Privacy
More details coming soon!
Philip Winterburn
· Sessions
Product Breakout: Ethics and Compliance Portal
Get an overview of Convercent's Ethics and Compliance Portal (ECP) offering and a sneak peek at the new ECP platform and options. This is a can't miss!
Jake Winckler
· Sessions
Product Breakout: Disclosures
Product Adoption Manager's Ryan McNeil and Elana Graf review the features added to the Disclosures Manager this year and showcase how to properly use them.
Elana Graf
· Sessions
Product Breakout: Helpline and Case Manager
Product Adoption Manager's Erin Dominguez and Kyle Howerton review the HL/CM features we released over this past year and showcase how to properly use them.
Kyle Howerton Erin Dominguez
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
Product Breakout: Ethics and Compliance Portal
Get an overview of Convercent's Ethics and Compliance Portal (ECP) offering and a sneak peek at the new ECP platform and options. This is a can't miss!
Jake Winckler
· Sessions
Product Breakout: Campaigns
Molly Dolan and Neil Hart dive into the Convercent Campaign Manager and review the features we've released over the past year
Neil Hart
· Sessions
Executive Roundtable on the New "Normal"
Getting employees to engage with your compliance program can be challenging in the new "normal" of dispersed workers, added pressure, and increased uncertainty.
· Sessions
Product Breakout: Reporting - Insights & 'Data
Review what data you can utilize within Convercent's O'Data and learn how to create customized reports with the data you gather.
Allison Fong
· Stage
Closing
Hear about our upcoming 2020 Customer Awards and see how you can continue the conversation in a variety of 1:1s with Convercent team members
· Expo
Convercent Coffee Chat
Join our Customer Success Managers and other Convercent customers for post event coffee chat.
Neil Hart Karon  Guy Tara Herrmann Jake Schutze
· Sessions
Q&A with Convercent's Solution Consultants
Join this session to talk to a Solution Consultant about Convercent products you do not currently have and receive a demonstration.
Greg Ellis Jake Winckler Stephanie Holmes
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
Q&A with Convercent's Professional Services Team
Join this session to talk to a Professional Services Team member about Convercent products you currently have and discuss specific use cases and best practices.
Allison Fong Kyle Howerton Erin Dominguez Elana Graf Sarah Peltier
· Stage
The Ethics Movement - EMEA
The Ethics Movement is about driving the ethics needle forward; moving beyond silos into sustainable and scalable ethical impact
Asha Palmer Patrick Quinlan
· Stage
Short Film Premiere: Make It Happen
At this time of radical uncertainty, an Oxford professor, an artist and a youth activist share how business' can become more worthy of stakeholders’ trust.
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Stage
Eradicating Exploitation: How to Play your Part
Hear from individuals who are leading the charge with drastic actions to eradicate exploitation in sourcing and supply chains- learn what E&C can do
Shayne Tyler Kate Larsen Andrew Wallis OBE
· Stage
How to Truly Influence Culture
In today's world, many corporate cultures are still falling short. Hear how operationalising your values can transform your culture.
Philip Winterburn Jane Mitchell
· Sessions
The Ethics Movement Part 1: Aligning your Allies
The office of ethics & compliance can be a lonely place. Learn techniques to truly engage other departments as champions of your programme.
Nigel Benstead
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
The Ethics Movement Part 2: Data & Analytics
Join this interactive roundtable for a lively discussion on data - how to identify KPIs, the growing role of data scientists, and the evolution of AI.
· Stage
Accountability Beyond Diversity & Inclusion
We ALL have a role to play in the movement for equality. Join for a conversation on how that accountability translates into your daily work.
Fajal Salima Katy Bennett Roz Sprinks
· Stage
Whistleblower Protection: The Dawn of the Next Era
Whistleblower, Ian Foxley, leads a conversation about whistleblowing, how it differs in practice, and how we can lay the groundwork for an ethical response.
Ian Foxley
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
The Ethics Movement Part 3: Third Party Due Diligence
Learn how to achieve a holistic understanding of organisational risk and create the same level of understanding with your third parties.
· Stage
Small budget, big impact: Scrappy compliance with limited resources
Hear from Liva Nova and the IBE how to make a move from a traditional legal programme to one which marries user experience, behavioural science and technology.
· Stage
Remote Investigations: Adapt, Communicate and "Carry On"
This session will share insights, including the impact of the pandemic on internal investigations and the pros and cons of rapid technological uptake.
· Stage
The Ethics Movement - Americas
The Ethics Movement is about driving the ethics needle forward; moving beyond silos into sustainable and scalable ethical impact
Asha Palmer Patrick Quinlan
· Stage
Short Film Premiere: Make It Happen
At this time of radical uncertainty, an Oxford professor, an artist and a youth activist share how business' can become more worthy of stakeholders’ trust.
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Stage
Employee Engagement: Are You Prepared for a Gen Z Workforce?
Uncover the crux of multi-generation leadership and understand the mindsets motivating the 5 different generations in todays workforce.
· Sessions
The Ethics Movement Part 1: Aligning your Allies
Learn how to truly engage other departments as champions of your programme, enabling greater efficiency, trust and communication.
· Stage
Eradicating Exploitation: How to Play your Part
Hear from individuals who are leading the charge with drastic actions to eradicate exploitation in sourcing and supply chains- learn what E&C can do
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Stage
Accountability Beyond Diversity & Inclusion
An open conversation on how accountability translates into daily work, from leading the fight against bias to influencing culture and monitoring social media.
Lisa Hughes
· Stage
Compliance Programs Built for 2030
Join Tom Fox, the Compliance Evangelist and Stephen Martin, partner at StoneTurn for a dynamic presentation of where the compliance profession is headed.
· Sessions
The Ethics Movement Part 2: Data & Analytics
Join this interactive roundtable for a lively discussion on data and analytics for risk management.
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
The Ethics Movement Part 3: Third Party Due Diligence
Join this interactive roundtable for a conversation with Exiger and their client on their comprehensive and holistic understanding of organizational risk.
· Stage
Bad Apple, or Toxic Barrel? Building a Culture That Preempts Bad Behavior
Dive into the behavioral science that explains why good people make bad choices.
· Stage
Remote Investigations: Adapt, Communicate and Carry On
This session will share insights, including the impact of the pandemic on internal investigations and the pros and cons of rapid technological uptake.
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Stage
The Movement Continues - EMEA
Coming soon!
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
Disclosures in an Evolving Workforce
Join an interactive conversation, led by an expert on disclosures in today's complex world.
· Stage
Behavioural Science: Why People Don't Intervene
Hear insights on simplifying the ethical guidance you provide and overcoming the reluctance to speak upand gain visibility into risk and misconduct.
· Stage
The ROI of Ethics & Compliance: The proof is in your program
Hear from growth-minded program owners who successfully communicate the impact of ethics and compliance to drive business performance and lift profits
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Stage
Transforming Your Code
Whether your program is mature or short for budget, youll find practical takeaways to make your code relatable, consumable, and relevant across your workforce
· Stage
Breaking Through the Invisible Boundaries of Global Business
Erin Meyer articulates how a global workforce influences the way we work. Meyer provides a way forward for working effectively with our global counterparts.
· Sessions
Risk Assessments: Steps to Step up Your Approach
"Have we done a risk assessment?" is a commonly heard question. But when should a company perform an RA and more crucially, what does a good RA look like?
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Stage
The Integrity Pledge
British American Tobacco's team shares the strategy behind a single initiative which gained global company-wide buy-in at the team and individual level
Claire Chan Pat Rich Caroline Ferland
· Stage
Data Privacy & EU Whistleblowing Directive
A panel of experts share key priorities to be compliant with the upcoming EU Whistleblowing Directive, the EU-US Privacy Shield, and GDPR.
· Sessions
The Accountability Workshop
Coming soon!
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Stage
Effective and Efficient Ethics and Compliance - Americas
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
The 2020 Update to the DOJ's Corporate Compliance Guidance
Join this interactive session for a frank dialogue on accessing data, continual risk assessment vs. point-in-time, and more from the updated DOJ guidance.
· Stage
The ROI of Ethics & Compliance: The proof is in your program
Learn how to communicate the ROI of your E&C program. Explore how your data, combined with market trends, can prove that investing in E&C is not a cost center.
· Stage
Whistleblower Protection: The Dawn of the Next Era
Airbus Whistleblower Ian Foxley leads a conversation about whistleblowing, how it differs in practice, and how we can lay the groundwork for an ethical response
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
How Behavioral Science Powers Empathetic Workplace Policies
Put human behavior at the center of your procedures, processes, and systems, to reduce risk, and enable more empathetic, human-focused policies.
· Stage
Bypassing burnout: Maximize your ethical impact, grow your career, and empower your team
Network, mentor and advocate - learn how to be a more powerful force for good within your organizations from a group of growth-oriented compliance pros.
· Stage
Giving Voice To Values: The "HOW" of Values-Driven Leadership Development
Dr Gentile shares a ground-breaking new approach to enabling business leaders as champions, knowing not only what is rightbut how to drive the right behavior.
· Networking
Networking Break
Connect' button to meet an attendee and strike up a conversation. 'Explore' to see CONVERGE content, Convercent solutions, plus our partners and affiliations.
· Sessions
The Accountability Workshop
Coming soon!
· Stage
Integrity vs. Compliance: The future of our profession
Weve gotten used to the ethics and compliance labelbut the rise of the Chief Integrity Officer begs the question, is Integrity the new E&C?
· Stage
Transforming Your Code
Whether your program is mature or short for budget, youll find practical takeaways to make your code relatable, consumable, and relevant across your workforce

Speakers

Lisa Hughes
Lisa Hughes

Chief Compliance Officer, Endeavor

Jennifer Jaffe
Jennifer Jaffe

Chief Product Officer - Convercent

Keturah Pestel
Keturah Pestel

Head of Business Ethics - Thrivent

Sarah Peltier
Sarah Peltier

Sr. Director, Product Management - Convercent

Sam Silverstein
Sam Silverstein

CEO - Sam Silverstein, Inc.

Hugh Bigwood
Hugh Bigwood

General Counsel & Chief Compliance Officer - EverCare Group

Gwen Hassan
Gwen Hassan

Managing Counsel, Director Global Compliance & Ethics - CNH Industrial

Patrick Quinlan
Patrick Quinlan

Chief Executive Officer - Convercent

Asha Palmer
Asha Palmer

Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer - Convercent

Jake Schutze
Jake Schutze

Associate Customer Success Manager - Convercent

Tara Herrmann
Tara Herrmann

Customer Success Manager

Karon  Guy
Karon Guy

Sr. Customer Success Manager - Convercent

Neil Hart
Neil Hart

Sr. Customer Success Manager - Convercent

Stephanie Holmes
Stephanie Holmes

Director, Solution Consulting - Convercent

Jake Winckler
Jake Winckler

Solution Consultant - Convercent

Greg Ellis
Greg Ellis

Solution Consultant - Convercent

Elana Graf
Elana Graf

Sr. Product Adoption Manager - Convercent

Erin Dominguez
Erin Dominguez

Sr. Product Adoption Manager - Convercent

Kyle Howerton
Kyle Howerton

Product Adoption Manager - Convercent

Allison Fong
Allison Fong

Data Specialist - Convercent

Sarah Peltier
Sarah Peltier

Sr. Director, Product Management - Convercent

Lisa Fine
Lisa Fine

Director, Compliance, Americas - Pearson

Daniela Barat
Daniela Barat

Head of Legal & Compliance, Member of the Executive Committee - World Economic Forum

Rob Mitchell
Rob Mitchell

EMEA Head, Insight 3PM - Exiger

Rosemarie Paul
Rosemarie Paul

Partner - Ropes&Gray

Adelle Elia
Adelle Elia

Ethics & Compliance Officere - WSP USA

Nigel Benstead
Nigel Benstead

Chief Ethics & Compliance Officer, AMESA & APAC - PepsiCo

Richard Bistrong
Richard Bistrong

CEO - Front-Line Anti-Bribery

Rhibetnan Yaktal
Rhibetnan Yaktal

Global Head of Compliance - Puma Energy

Guy Sadler
Guy Sadler

Senior Compliance Investigator

Guendalina Donde
Guendalina Donde

Head of Research - Institute of Business Ethics

Andrew Wallis OBE
Andrew Wallis OBE

CEO - Unseen

Rob Chesnut
Rob Chesnut

Author, ex-Chief Ethics Officer - Intentional Integrity

Roz Sprinks
Roz Sprinks

Head of Ethical Business Conduct - Air - BAE Systems

André Bywater
André Bywater

Partner - Cordery

Eric Meyer
Eric Meyer

Author - The Culture Map

Katy Bennett
Katy Bennett

Director, People Consulting - PwC

David Lewis
David Lewis

Professor - Middlesex University

Germaine Huka
Germaine Huka

Head of Ethics and Integrity - Europe - LivaNova

Robert Bond
Robert Bond

Senior Counsel - Bristows

Julia Arbery
Julia Arbery

Managing Director - StoneTurn

Shayne Tyler
Shayne Tyler

Group Compliance Director - Fresca Group

Lori Reber
Lori Reber

Global Chief Compliance Officer - Mundipharma

Janine Smith
Janine Smith

Deputy General Counsel & Vice President - The Hershey Company

Charles Schwager
Charles Schwager

VP and Chief Compliance and Ethics Officer - Waste Management

Mary Shirley
Mary Shirley

Senior Director, Ethics and Compliance - Fresenius Medical Care North America

Matthew  Galvin
Matthew Galvin

Global Vice President, Ethics & Compliance - AB-InBev

Lisa Beth Lentini Walker
Lisa Beth Lentini Walker

CEO & Founder - Lumen Worldwide Endeavors

Jane Mitchell
Jane Mitchell

Owner - JL&M

Reinushini Chandrasegaram
Reinushini Chandrasegaram

Principal Consultant - RC Compliance Consultancy

Scott Sullivan
Scott Sullivan

Chief Integrity & Compliance Officer - Newmont Corporation

Amee Sandhu
Amee Sandhu

CEO, Founder & Principal Lawyer - Lex Integra

Caroline Ferland
Caroline Ferland

Group Head of Business Conduct and Compliance - British American Tobacco

Russ  Berland
Russ Berland

Chief Compliance Officer - Aventiv

Zachary  Coseglia
Zachary Coseglia

Managing Principal and Head of Innovation - R&G Insights Lab @ Ropes & Gray

Valerie  Charles
Valerie Charles

Partner - Stoneturn

Cheryl Forino Wahl
Cheryl Forino Wahl

SVP Chief Ethics and Compliance Officer - MetroHealth

Pamela Davis
Pamela Davis

Partner - Winston & Strawn

Jenny Kim
Jenny Kim

Deputy General Counsel & VP, Public Policy - Koch Companies

Ian Foxley
Ian Foxley

Airbus Whistleblower & PhD Candidate

Andy Hinton
Andy Hinton

Former Chief Compliance Officer - Google

Mary Gentile
Mary Gentile

Director and Creator, Giving Voice To Values and Professor of Practice -University of Virginia Darden School of Business

Yousri Omar
Yousri Omar

Senior Corporate Counsel Business Conduct and Ethics - Amazon

Mara Senn
Mara Senn

Director and Senior Counsel, Global Compliance Investigations - Zimmer Biomet

Fajal Salima
Fajal Salima

Director - Vistra

Helen De roo
Helen De roo

Senior Manager Fraud Investigations, EMEA - Johnson Controls

Kate Larsen
Kate Larsen

CEO - Advisor, ESG & Supply Chain Human Rights - SupplyESChange

Pat Rich
Pat Rich

Head of Compliance - British American Tobacco

Claire Chan
Claire Chan

Head of Compliance for APME - British American Tobacco

Will Simmons
Will Simmons

Head of Global Investigations | Associate Director Compliance - Lonza

Alyson Van Hooser
Alyson Van Hooser

Author, Keynote Speaker & Leadership Trainer - Van Hooser Associates

Stephen Martin
Stephen Martin

Partner - StoneTurn

Tom  Fox
Tom Fox

Compliance Evangelist and Founder - Compliance Podcast Network

Philip Winterburn
Philip Winterburn

Chief Strategy Officer - Convercent

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Unseen

Unseen

A world without slavery.

Helpline

Helpline

Integrated 'Speak-up' Hotline & Case Management

Disclosures

Disclosures

Conflicts of Interest; Gift, Travel, and Entertainment; and Questionnaires

Ethics and Compliance Portal

Ethics and Compliance Portal

Employee Awareness and Engagement: Give Your Compliance Program a Home

Insights

Insights

Reporting, analytics, and benchmarking

Learning

Learning

Ethics and compliance education and communication

Policy Manager

Policy Manager

Policy distribution, lifecycle management, and reporting

CONVERGE Content

CONVERGE Content

Interactive worksheets, guided conversations, and self-assessments for your compliance team

StoneTurn

StoneTurn

Turn to Us

Exiger

Exiger

Fighting Financial Crime & Fraud

Broadcat

Broadcat

We are compliance design.

CONVERGE Book Club

CONVERGE Book Club

Books from our incredible array of speakers and recommendations from the community.