Winter/Spring 2016: Changing Organization Cultures: Red Flags of Corruption and Lessons on Instilling Integrity - Creating a culture of integrity and transparency requires more than a simple rule change. Entrenched norms and practices must also be addressed to move an organization from a mindset of "how it has always been done" to "how it should be done." What are the red flags of a corrupt organizational culture that managers should keep in mind? How can agencies promote a transparent and accountable workplace? What are cost-effective ways to instill ethical behavior and protect against waste, fraud, and abuse? Join CAPI for a half-day conference with industry leaders from the public and private sectors to discuss practical lessons for promoting integrity in organizational cultures. Free CLE may be available to non-transitional New York State attorneys. RSVP here.
Winter/Spring 2016: Preventing and Combatting M/WBE Fraud - Minority and Women Owned Business fraud diverts taxpayer money, hinders infrastructure developments, and undermines the purpose of this crucial program. What steps can be taken to streamline the program, ensure that work is being done by certified M/WBEs, and encourage participation by new minority businesses? On December 9, CAPI will hold its second conference addressing M/WBE fraud. Participants from the construction industry, law enforcement, government, and M/WBEs themselves will meet to strategize ways to reform and enhance the program to avoid fraud, waste, and abuse. Stay tunes for more details.
Spring 2016: Global Cities II: Joining Forces Against Corruption - The second installment of our signature conference, bringing together anti-corruption leaders from government and civil society from cities worldwide. Global Cities I gathered leaders from Athens, Barcelona, Kuala Lumpur, Chicago, Lima, Lviv, Mexico City, Nairobi, New Orleans, New York City, Perth, Philadelphia, Toronto, and Venice. Keynote speakers included:
- Miguel Ángel Mancera Espinosa, Mayor of Mexico City
- Georgios Kaminis, Mayor of Athens, Greece
- Lev Pidlisetskyy, Member of the Ukrainian Parliament
- Mark Peters, Commissioner of the New York City Department of Investigation
Stay tuned for details about this year's conference!
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