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The Cecil B. Day Program in Business Ethics Speaker Series brings speakers, both professionals and academics, to speak about specific ethical issues in business and the ethical challenges they have met in their own careers. These sessions are open to the entire Georgia Tech community.

Featured Past Events

Cecil B. Day Guest Speaker: Dean Krehmeyer
Dean Krehmeyer is Executive Director of the Darden School's Institute for Business in Society. Krehmeyer is responsible for the design, development and implementation of major research and instructional projects, strategic design of educational and research programs, communication with the media and corporate stakeholders and coordination of the Institute's Advisory Council.
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Cecil B. Day Guest Speaker: David Knowles
David B. Knowles is President and Chief Operating Officer for OM Group. David's responsibilities include overseeing the performance of all OM Group global business operations consisting of Battery Technologies, Magnetic Technologies and Specialty Chemicals, as well as the Global Information Technology group.
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Cecil B. Day Guest Speaker: Mary Elliott
Mary Elliot, Manager of Ethics and Business Conduct at Boeing, will speak about "Preparing new employees for entry into the workplace; helping students understand how well-intended, proactive actions can potentially result in missteps and how to avoid missteps by understanding policies, procedures and the importance of company values."
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Cecil B. Day Guest Speaker: Peter Swire
Swire joined the Scheller faculty in the fall term of 2013 as the Nancy J. and Lawrence P. Huang Professor, in the Law and Ethics Program. At Georgia Tech, he has appointments by courtesy with the College of Computing and School of Public Policy.
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A Lawyer's Balancing Act: How to be an Ethical and Professional Pit Bull
Aaron Black and Beverlee Silva are attorneys with Alston & Bird in the firm’s Atlanta office. Join them as they discuss their perspectives on ethics.
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Ethics and Computing: New Technologies, New Ethical Challenges?
Beki Grinter's research focuses on improving the experience of computing by understanding the human experience in the building and using of technologies. Her work contributes to the fields of human-computer interaction, ubiquitous computing, and computer supported cooperative work.
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Cecil B. Day Guest Speakers: Steve Buffington
R. Steve Buffington is currently Vice President Supply Chain (SC) for Atlanta based Coca-Cola Company, a position he has held since December 2009. He is responsible for Global SC Strategy, Operational Excellence and capability development for the Coca-Cola system as well as head of SC for the Bottling Investment Group.
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The Home Depot’s Business Ethics in Action
Kelly Barrett joined The Home Depot in January 2003 as Vice President, Corporate Controller. In this role, she was responsible for all of the Company’s internal and external financial reporting including its filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission, as well as the Company’s Financial Controls and Financial Systems.
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Inaugural Event of the Cecil B. Day Program in Business Ethics
Distinguished Alumni Panel Discussion on Business Ethics with panelists:Seletha Butler, MBA ‘10; Kathie Day, IM ‘78; Peyton Day, IM ‘83; Marion Glover, IM ‘65; and Dennis James, IM ‘92
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