Visit an Ethics Table 

11 a.m. - 1 p.m. 
Before and during Ethics Week, the Office of Ethics and Compliance will answer questions, provide resources, and hand out Ethics First giveaways. Stop by and pick up a webcam cover, a coffee mug, water bottle, or phone holder and register for Ethics Week events! 

The Exhibition Hall and Harrison Square:  10/26, 11/2, 11/4, 11/8, 11/9, 11/10
GTRI Headquarters: 9/27, 9/28, 11/4, 11/8, 11/9
GTRI Cobb County: 10/26, 11/2, 11/8, 11/9 

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Game Time Mashup with Executive Leadership 

Monday, November 8th
10:30-11:30 a.m. EST (Atlanta)
Hybrid (Academy of Medicine)

President Angel Cabrera and Executive Vice Presidents Steven McLaughlin, Chaouki Abdallah, and Kelly Fox will go head-to-head playing familiar games with an ethical twist. 
In-person attendees will receive Ethics First giveaways and enjoy coffee and pastries. This event is for our Georgia Tech campus community.

Register Here


Sticker Blitz with the Ramblin' Reck 

Monday, November 8th 
11 a.m. - 1 p.m. (and Tuesday 11 – 11:45 a.m.) 
In-Person (Exhibition Hall)
Visit the Ramblin’ Reck, take photos, collect vinyl stickers, and receive Ethics First giveaways!


Predatory Publication and Issues in Authorship

Monday, November 8th
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Hybrid (Dalney Conference Room 180)                                                                                                

In this interactive session, explore power dynamics, fraud, and diversity issues in publication and authorship practices. Dr. Cassidy Sugimoto, Professor and Tom and Marie Patton School Chair in the School of Public Policy, will provide practical tips for both authors and assigners of authorship to address and ensure equity in publication. 

Attendees will receive Ethics First giveaways and enjoy cold beverages and snacks. We invite all those interested both within and outside of our Georgia Tech community to attend this event.  

 Register Here

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A "Google Chat" with Google's Chief Compliance Officer, Spyro Karetsos

Tuesday, November 9th
10:00 a.m. - 11:00 a.m. 
Hybrid (GTRI Auditorium) 

Our keynote speaker, Google Chief Compliance Officer, Spyro Karetsoswill share insight about expectations and best practices at Google. He will be introduced by Ling-Ling Nie, General Counsel at Georgia Tech.

In-person attendees will receive Ethics First giveaways. We invite all those interested both within and outside of our Georgia Tech community to attend virtually. We limit in person attendance to our Georgia Tech community. 
 

GT Community register here for in-person or virtual participation  
Non-GT participants register here


Ethics in K-12 Education, Outreach, and Research

Tuesday, November 9th
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Virtual

Join CEISMC’s (Center for Education Integrating Science, Mathematics, & Computing) executive leadership as they share their experiences conducting research in K-12 schools and affiliated communities. They will focus on navigating the ethical standards involved in conducting research with K-12 individuals. Some of the topics will include informed consent, balancing the benefit-risk ratio, preserving voluntary participation, and conducting diverse participant recruitment.  

Panelists: 
Dr. Lizanne DeStefano, Executive Director of CEISMC 
Dr. Meltem Alemdar, Associate Director of CEISMC 

Register Here


Safe Space Training

Tuesday, November 9th
12:30 p.m.-4:30 p.m.
In-Person

We are responsible for building a culture where we can be honest and respect one another. Ethical leaders create safe spaces for all. Learn to create safe spaces for all in this interactive session hosted by the LGBTQIA Resource Center. 
Attendees will receive Ethics First giveaways.

Register Here 


Resolving the Mysteries of Authorship Versus Ownership 

Wednesday, November 10th
9:30 – 10:30 a.m. 
Virtual 

Collaborative research is core to Georgia Tech's mission, and those engaged in such endeavors often have questions and/or concerns regarding authorship versus ownership. Join us as representatives from the Office of the Provost and Office of the General Counsel discuss Georgia Tech's policies and procedures on scholarly misconduct, intellectual property, and resolving authorship disputes. 

Panelists: 

  • Bonnie Ferri, Vice Provost for Graduate Education and Faculty Development 
  • Jason Borenstein, Director of Graduate Research Ethics Program  
  • Bing Wang, Senior Counsel 
  • Kyla Turpin Ross, Assistant Vice Provost for Advocacy and Conflict Resolution 

This event is for our Georgia Tech campus community. 

Register Here


 

Preparing Future Leaders for Ethical Challenges

Wednesday, November 10th
11:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
Virtual

Join ETHICx for an interdisciplinary panel of faculty, in biological sciences, civil and environmental engineering, business, and public policy, as they discuss teaching ethics and preparing students for ethical challenges in their future careers. 

Moderator:  
Michael Goodisman, Associate Professor, School of Biological Sciences, College of Sciences 

Panelists

  • Adjo Amekudzi-Kennedy, Associate Chair for Global Engineering Leadership and Entrepreneurship and Professor, School of Civil and Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering 
  • Karie Davis-Nozemack, Associate Professor, Scheller College of Business 
  • Bob Kirkman, Associate Professor and Director of Graduate Studies, School of Public Policy, Ivan Allen College of Liberal Arts 

Two attendees will receive basketball tickets for Georgia Tech vs Wisconsin on Dec. 1! We invite all those interested both within and outside of our Georgia Tech community to attend this event.

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An Hour with the Honor Advisory Committee (HAC) 

Wednesday, November 10th
6 – 7 p.m. 
Virtual 

The HAC supports students by presenting, answering, and connecting with students that have questions about academic integrity and our Honor Code. They also partner with the Office of Student Integrity to create seminars for students who have academic integrity violations. Get to know the HAC and how they function! 

This event is for our Georgia Tech campus community. 

Register Here


Incenting Integrity: Aligning Values and Incentives

Thursday, November 11th
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
In-Person (Exhibition Hall, Centennial Room)

Join the Alumni Association as they share innovative ways to recognize people for incorporating our values into their daily work. They will share creative methods to encourage your team to practice our mission, vision, and values. 
Attendees will receive Ethics First giveaways and enjoy coffee and pastries. We invite all those interested both within and outside of our Georgia Tech community to attend this event. 

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A Person or a Number? Multiple Perspectives on Collecting and Using Human Subject Data 

Thursday, November 11th
12:00 p.m.-1:00 p.m.
Virtual 

Join us for a panel about the tension between what we can do and what we ought to do in human subject research and with human subject data. In the advancement of the human condition, how do we weigh potential consequences? What does it look like to be model leader in this area? The panel approaches these topics with the background of research and data collection in the global pandemic. This event is for our Georgia Tech campus community. 

Moderator: 
Macy Fennell, Legal Counsel, Office of the General Counsel 

Panelists: 

  • Jason Borenstein, Director of Graduate Research Ethics Programs  
  • Aaron Levine, Associate Dean for Research and Outreach, Associate Professor 
  • Kelly Winn, Director, HRPP and Regulatory Affairs Office of Research Integrity Assurance 

Register Here 

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USG Ethics & Compliance Best Practices in Higher Education

Friday, November 12th
10:00 a.m.-11:00 a.m.
Virtual 

The University System of Georgia will host a panel of ethics experts from industry, the USG, and Georgia Tech about accountability in higher education.

Moderator: 

  • Rose Proctor, Associate Director of Ethics and Compliance, USG and Director, BB&T Center for Ethical Leadership, University of North Georgia  

Panelists: 

  • Bryan Dawson, Professor Psychological Science, University of North Georgia  
  • John Fuchko III, Vice Chancellor, Organizational Effectiveness, USG 
  • Mike Higley, Former VP Sub-Sahara Africa FedEx Express 
  • Kara Tucker, Lead Counsel, Director of Ethics and Compliance, Georgia Tech 

Register Here


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Ethics Delivered to You

Friday, November 12th 
1:30-2:30 p.m.
In-Person (O'Keefe Gated Parking Lot) No registration necessary

Giveaways and conversation brought directly to non-exempt employees by the Office of Ethics and Compliance. 

This event is for our Georgia Tech non-exempt employees only.


 Gender Equity from the Perspective of Military Leadership

Friday, November 12th
1:30 - 2:30 p.m.
Hybrid (Exhibition Hall, Room Midtown V)

Join the Veteran’s Resource Center for a panel examining gender equality and equity in the military through the experiences of two US military members and current Georgia Tech students. They will discuss gender bias and equity, stereotypes, sexism, and how these challenges affect veterans transitioning to civilian life.  

Panelists:  

  • Chelsea Selby, U.S. Air Force Reserve member, President of Student Veterans of America at Georgia Tech  
  • Hannah Bembry – U.S. Army Active Duty, ROTC Cadet 

Attendees will receive Ethics First giveaways and enjoy cold beverages and snacks. This event is for our Georgia Tech campus community. 

 Register Here


Faculty and Staff Reminder! 2021 Annual Compliance Training

The 2021 Annual Compliance Training will help define Living Our Values, reinforce the University System of Georgia’s (USG) ethical standards and cybersecurity requirements, and remind us all about the importance of research integrity, reporting external activities, and navigating foreign influence. All employees (faculty, staff, Tech Temps, and student employees), hired before October 1, 2021, are required to visit the Georgia Tech Learner Dashboard  to complete the following by midnight EST November 19, 2021: 

  1. University System of Georgia (USG) Ethics Training
  2. Information Security/Cybersecurity Training
  3. Georgia Tech Foreign Influence, Research Integrity, and Conflict of Interest Training
  4. Conflict of Interest Certification 

 You may submit your questions or request assistance at Annual Compliance Help or visit the FAQ page.  

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