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The Ethics Hot Seat Speaker Series is dedicated to bringing outstanding speakers to campus to engage our students, faculty, alumni and the business community in thought-provoking dialogue about ethical issues.

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Ethics Speaker Series featuring Andrew Fastow

"Rules versus Principles"

Oct. 16, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Vaughn Center, 9th floor Crescent Club

Join Andrew Fastow, former chief financial officer of Enron Corp., as he discusses the rationalizations made by executives to justify their decisions and how these decisions can cause great harm to stakeholders. The Ethics Speaker Series is sponsored by UT’s Center for Ethics. Refreshments will be served, and there is no charge for the event.

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Ethics Hot Seat Speaker Series featuring Earnie Broughton

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"Ethics from the Outside In and Inside Out"

Nov. 8, 2017, 5:30-7:30 p.m. in the Vaughn Center, 9th floor Crescent Club

Join Earnie Broughton, senior advisor for the Ethics and Compliance Initiative, on an interactive journey that explores the emerging science behind why we act the way we do, especially when our behavior runs contrary to the values we hold dearest, and what we can do about it. The Ethics Hot Seat Speaker Series is sponsored by UT’s Center for Ethics. Refreshments will be served, and there is no charge for the event.

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Past Speakers

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2017: "An Evening with the Infiltrator"
Robert Mazur, Author of The Infiltrator

2016: "Is it cool to be a narcissist?"
W. Keith Campbell, Ph.D, Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology, University of Georgia

2016: "Free Speech on Campus"
Catherine Sevcenko, Chief Litigator, FIRE

2015: "Whistleblowing"
Panelists: Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

2014: "Inequality in light of Picketty’s, Capitalism in the 21st Century"
Dan Verreault, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Tampa

2014: "Skepticism and Climate Change"
Dan Verreault, Ph.D., Associate Professor, The University of Tampa

2013: "Global Food Supplies and Urban Farming"
Panelists: George Irwin, Founder, Green Living Technologies, LLC
David Smiles, Founder and President, Uriah’s Urban Farms

2013: "Ethics of Private Equity"
Panelists: V. Michael Eitler III, Managing Partner, Group 125
Penny Larson, Founder, Links Financial, LLC