April 26, 2019, Neely Center Annual Conference, "Next Generation Ethics: Where Do We Stand? "

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Friday, April 26th, 2019

8:00am to 5:00pm

Town & Gown, University of Southern California

665 Exposition Boulevard,  Los Angeles, CA 90089

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Next Generation Ethics: Where Do We Stand features distinguished speakers from industry, government, academia and journalism. You will have an opportunity to meet and listen to the Executive Director of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission, USC VP of Professionalism and Ethics, Deans of the Viterbi, Price, and Keck schools of USC, industry leaders from the financial industry, experts on the ethics of immersive technologies, experts on the #MeToo movement, journalist views on technology impacts of changing the human mind, experts on ethical issues surrounding medical advancements, the director of the USC Media Institute for Social Change, and many others.

The Neely Center's Next Generation Ethics Conference was held at USC in the Town & Gown ballroom on

April 26, 2019 

 

Left to right: Ali Abbas, Director of USC Neely Center, Mike Manley, Director of Professionalism and Ethics at USC, Laura Mosqueda, Dean of Keck School of Medicine, Stacy Giwa, USC Vice President of Ethics and Compliance, Jack Knott, Dean of the Sol Price School of Public Policy and Yannis Yortsos, Dean of the Viterbi School of Engineering.   

 

USC Deans and Vice Presidents discuss  USC Vice Presidents and Deans discuss important ethical issues we face today or will face in the near future. They also reflect on some ethical decisions they had to make.

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Left to right: Jack Knott, Dean of the Sol Price School of Public Policy Mike Manley, Director of Professionalism and Ethics at USC, Laura Mosqueda, Dean of Keck School of Medicine, Stacy Giwa, USC Vice President of Ethics and Compliance and Yannis Yortsos, Dean of the Viterbi School of Engineering.   

 

       

Left to right: Jack Knott, Dean of the Sol Price School of Public Policy and Yannis Yortsos, Dean of the Viterbi School of Engineering.

       
Left to right: Ali Abbas, Director of USC Neely Center and Stacy Giwa, USC Vice President of Ethics and Compliance.

Left to right: Neely Center Director, Ali Abbas, interviews, Captain Samantha Harvey. Ms. Harvey is an A-10C Instructor Pilot currently assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron. 

Captain Harvey, discusses an ethical dilemma she faced in Iraq. 

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Left to right: Speakers Jeff De Maio, Vice President & Senior Account Manager, Heather Holt, Executive Director for the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission, Kirk Hanson, former Executive Director for the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics in Santa Clara, Sue Collins, Corporate Attorney, moderated by Marion Philadelphia, Professor of Clinical Business Communication.

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Left to right:  Frank Zerunyan, Professor of Practice of Governance, Price School of Public Policy, Randy Hill, Executive Director, Institute for Creative Technology, Michael Taylor,  Executive Director, Media Institute for Social Change, Sharon Lloyd,  Professor of Philosophy, Law, and Political Science and Kenneth Fletcher, Former Chief Risk Officer, Transportation Security Administration.

This multidisciplinary panel discusses numerous ethical situations facing society and the role of public policy.   

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Left to right:  Elizabeth Fife, Associate Professor of Technical Communication Practice, Engineering Writing Program, Viterbi School of Engineering, introduces Jill Stanley, Former prosecutor and founder of the celebrity legal news website, Proof with Jill Stanley, discusses celebrities, ethics, and the law. 

 Speaker Jill Stanley, discusses celebrities, ethics, and the law. Please click here to see the video.

Left to right: Dr. Josh Hyatt, Executive Director, Risk Management, USC Keck, Dr. Evan DeRenzo, Assist. Director Center for Ethics, Washington Hospital Center, Editor Journal of Hospital Ethics, Fr. Luke Dysinger, Professor of Church History and Moral Theology and formerly Bioethics, St. John’s Seminary and David Sine, Chief Risk Officer at the Veterans Health Administration. 

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List of Speakers (listed alphabetically)

Ali E. Abbas

Ali E. Abbas - Director of the Neely Center for Ethical Leadership and Decision Making

Ali E. Abbas is Professor of Industrial and Systems Engineering and Professor of Public Policy at USC. A leading authority in  decision and risk analysis, Dr. Abbas received his M.S. in electrical engineering; M.S. in engineering economic systems & operations research; PhD in management science and engineering, and PhD minor in electrical engineering all from the school of engineering at Stanford University. Read More.

Sue L. Collins

Sue L. Collins - Corporate Attorney

Ms. Collins, A seasoned corporate attorney with significant expertise in public and private securities offerings, mergers and acquisitions, SEC filings, corporate governance, executive compensation, FDA regulatory and general corporate matters. Read More.

Jeffrey DeMaio

Jeffrey DeMaio - Vice President & Senior Account Manager

Mr. DeMaio advises senior corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and private investors and their families on personal financial planning strategies including company equity planning and benefits and compensation maximization, tax compliance, estate planning, wealth transfer, charitable planning, investment strategy and risk management. Read More.

Reverend Luke Dysinger

Evan DeRenzo - Bioethicist, Formerly Named to Advisory County on Mental Health Office of the Governor, Maryland 

Dr. DeRenzo is currently a Bioethicist at the Center for Ethics at Washington Hospital Center. Read More.

Reverend Luke Dysinger

Elizabeth Fife - Associate Professor, of Technical Communication Practice, Engineering Writing Program, Viterbi School of Engineering

Elizabeth Fife has taught technical and professional communication courses in the Viterbi School of Engineering. Read More.

Reverend Luke Dysinger

Reverend Luke Dysinger, O.S.B - Professor of Church History and Moral Theology

Father Luke Dysinger, O.S.B. studied religion and medicine at the University of Southern California, receiving his B.A. in 1974 and his M.D. in 1978. He was board certified in Family Practice after internship and residency at UCLA. Read More.

Kenneth Fletcher

Kenneth Fletcher - Former Chief Risk Officer, Transportation Security Administration

Kenneth Fletcher is the former Chief Risk Officer of the Transportation Security Administration and currently heads Kestrel Hawk Consulting a consultancy firm focused on providing risk management and Enterprise Risk Management consulting services to government, private sector, and non-governmental organizations. Read More.

Stacy R. Giwa

Stacy R. Giwa - USC, Vice President, Ethics and Compliance and Chief Compliance Officer

Ms. Giwa is an experienced leader in the areas of ethics and compliance, culture, risk assessment, investigations, and human resources. Ms. Giwa joined USC in November of 2018 where her primary focus is working with the USC community on values, culture, and ethical decision making. Read More.

Kirk Hanson

Kirk O. Hanson - Senior Fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara

Kirk Hanson,  is Senior Fellow at the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara, where he was Executive Director and John Courtney Murray SJ University Professor of Social Ethics from 2001-2018.  He previously taught at the Graduate School of Business at Stanford University from 1978 to 2001 and is currently Senior Lecturer Emeritus. Read More.

Captain Samantha Harvey

Captain Samantha Harvey, USAF - A-10C Instructor Pilot , 354 Fighter Squadron

Captain Harvey is an A-10C Instructor Pilot currently assigned to the 354th Fighter Squadron. She deployed with the 354th Fighter Squadron in January 2017 to Incirlik Air Base. Read More.

Randall Hill

Randall Hill - Executive Director Institute for Creative Technologies, USC Viterbi School of Engineering Computer Science Department

Randall W. Hill, Jr. became the executive director of the USC Institute for Creative Technologies in 2006. A leader in understanding how classic storytelling and high-tech tools can create meaningful learning experiences. Read More

Heather Holt

Heather Holt - Executive Director of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission

Heather Holt is the Executive Director of the Los Angeles City Ethics Commission.  She has been with the Ethics Commission since 2006, initially serving as the agency’s Director of Policy and Legislation, Read More.

Josh Hyatt

Josh Hyatt - Executive Director, Integrated Risk Management, Keck Medicine of USC

Dr. Hyatt is a healthcare risk manager, medical ethicist, compliance professional, lecturer, and professor. He has worked in healthcare and risk management for more than 27 years, achieved the designation of certified professional in health care risk management and was appointed a Fellow at the American Society of Healthcare Risk Management. Read More.

Jack Knott

Jack Knott - Dean of the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy

Dean Jack H. Knott has overseen the USC Sol Price School of Public Policy in August 2005. He is the C. Erwin and Ione L. Piper Chair and Professor. Read More.

Sharon Lloyd

Sharon Lloyd, USC Dornsife College of Letters Arts and Sciences, Professor of Philosophy, Law, and Political Science

Professor of Philosophy and Law. Sharon Lloyd works in the history of political philosophy, with special attention to the moral and political theory of philosopher Thomas Hobbes. Read More.

Michael S. Blanton

Mark Manley - Director, Professionalism and Ethics

Mark Manley is the Director, Professionalism and Ethics at USC. Mr. Manley brings more than two decades of experience in law enforcement to USC in his new position in the Office of Professionalism and Ethics. Read More.

Laura Mosqueda, MD - Dean, Keck School of Medicine of USC; Professor of Family Medicine

Laura Mosqueda, MD was appointed Dean of the Keck School of Medicine of USC on May 1, 2018. Read More.

David Sine, Chief Risk Officer for the Veterans Health Administration’s Office

David Sine was the Chief Risk Officer for the Veterans Health Administration’s Office of Quality Safety and Value. He is a past member of the Board of Directors of the American Society of Hospital Risk Managers. Read More.

Jill Stanley - Trial Lawyer, legal commentator, founder of the celebrity legal news website, Proof with Jill Stanley

Jill Stanley is a trial lawyer, legal commentator, adjunct law professor and founder of the celebrity legal news website - "Proof with Jill Stanley". Read More.

Michael Taylor - Executive Director of the Media Institute for Social Change at USC

Michael Taylor is a Professor at the USC School of Cinematic Arts, Founder and Executive Director of the Media Institute for Social Change, and served as Chair of Film and Television Production for ten years. Read More.

Yannis C. Yortsos - Dean of the Viterbi School of Engineering

Yannis C. Yortsos is the Dean of the USC Viterbi School of Engineering and the Zohrab Kaprielian Chair in Engineering, a position he holds since 2005. Prior to that he served from 2001 to 2005 as Associate Dean and then as Sr. Associate Dean for Academic Affairs.  Read More.

Frank Zerunyan - former Mayor of Rolling Hills Estates and Professor of the Practice of Governance at the Sol Price School of Public Policy

Frank Vram Zerunyan, J.D. is a Professor of the Practice of Governance at the Sol Price School of Public Policy and Director of Executive Education at USC Price Bedrosian Center on Governance. His key areas of expertise include Local Governments, Public Private Partnerships, Civic Leadership, Land Use, Regulation, Negotiation and Executive Education. Read More.

 

 

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