HIP Conference (Honesty, Integrity and Professionalism)

Friday, October 20, 2017

11:00 am

Gatton 111 - Kincaid Auditorium

Sponsored by:
Von Allmen School of Accountancy & UK's Chapter of the Center for the Public Trust Club

Learn the importance of Honesty, Integrity and Professionalism in Business from top speakers, including Time Magazine Person of the Year Cynthia Cooper, ​who helped uncover one of the largest corporate frauds in history at WorldCom. ​

10:30AM – 11AM  Doughnuts, Coffee and Registration (Main Entrance - 2nd Floor)

11AM – 12PM  Breakout Sessions

  • Ethics in Wealth and Asset Management (Classroom 291)
    Allan Zachariah, Pathstone Federal Street; Tom Pope, Von Allmen School of Accountancy
  • Issues in Ethics in Health Care (Classroom 233)
    James Rose, Aperture Credentialing; Brian Van Horn, Aramark Healthcare Technologies; Urton Anderson, Von Allmen School of Accountancy
  • Ethical Challenges to the Public Accounting Profession (Classroom 311)
    Paula Hanson, Dean Dorton Allen Ford; Steve Jennings, Crowe Horwath; Kevin Joynt, Deloitte; Ann Puckett, BKD LLP; Dave Ziebart, Von Allmen School of Accountancy
  • Leadership and Ethics (Classroom 299)
    Ryan Hirsch, Operations Director at NASBA Center for the Public Trust

12PM – 1PM Lunch Provided (Pizza) & Free T-shirt (Woodward Hall)

1PM – 2:30PM Keynote – Cynthia Cooper – “Ethical Leadership for the 21st Century” (Kincaid Auditorium)

Cynthia Cooper is a best-selling author, consultant and internationally recognized speaker on ethical leadership and corporate governance best practices. She was named one of Time Magazine’s Persons of the Year for her role in uncovering the fraud at WorldCom, one of the largest corporate frauds in history. In addition, Cynthia was featured as one of twenty-five most influential working mothers in Working Mother magazine.

Cynthia is a recipient of the Maria & Sidney E. Rolfe Award for her contributions to educating the public about economics, business and finance. She is the first woman to be inducted into the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants Business Hall of Fame. In addition, Cynthia is an inaugural inductee of the Institute of Internal Auditors American Hall of Distinguished Audit Practitioners, and she is the first woman to receive the American Accounting Association’s Accounting Exemplar Award.

Cynthia has been featured in national periodicals such as The Wall Street Journal, USA Today, CFO Magazine and Business Week. She has served on panels with notables such as Anderson Cooper, Donna Brazile, and Grover Norquist and has appeared on programs including Fox Business’ America’s Nightly Scoreboard, PBS’s Tavis Smiley, NBC’s The Today Show, ABC’s This Week with George Stephanopoulos, CSPAN’s BookTV, CNBC’s The Big Idea with Donnie Deutsch, and CNBC’s Squawk Box.

Cynthia serves on the Board of Directors for the National Association of State Boards of Accountancy Center for the Public Trust. Cynthia previously served as a member of the Standing Advisory Group of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board (PCAOB) and was Chairman of the Board of Regents for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners.

Cynthia served as Vice President for MCI where she and her team helped the company move forward and successfully emerge from bankruptcy. Cynthia began her career in public accounting and previously worked in Atlanta, Georgia for Deloitte and Touche and Pricewaterhouse. 

Friday, October 20, 2017
11:00 am – 2:30 pm
Gatton 111 - Kincaid Auditorium
Faculty / Staff, Gatton Students