Jointly sponsored by the Institute for Nonprofit Studies, Mt Royal University (MRU) (Keith Seel, Director) and the Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership (Janet Keeping, President)
Wednesday, May 9, 2012
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
The Dining Centre (The Alberta Room) (map)
University of Calgary
2500 University Dr. NW
Download the Agenda (PDF 120KB-updated April 30)
The workshop- each session introduced by two speakers offering different perspectives followed by 60 minutes of facilitated table dialogue on the session topic.
A primer on ethics, what might it mean in the nonprofit sector- Kelly Ernst, PhD (Senior Program Director, Chumir Foundation) and John Rook, PhD (Chair, National Council on Welfare)
The big questions, ethics in the nonprofit sector, the importance of the conversation, do standards make a contribution- introduced by Corporate leader- Karen Schoenfelder (Manager, Integrity and Compliance, Nexen) and AFP leader- Stuart Reid (Senior Vice President, Ketchum Canada)
Advocacy, dissent, and resistance, the obligation to speak truth to power in spite of risks- introduced by Canada West Foundation or Imagine Canada (TBC), David Ohreen, PhD (Assistant Professor, MRU, philosophy and ethics) and Dan Shapiro, (Research Associate, Chumir Foundation)
Lunch and further dialogue
Practical ethics, problems and/or solutions, governance, funding- linked to a current issue, (for example, getting oil sands crude to market)- introduced by environmental leader- Dave Poulton (former Executive Director, Canadian Parks and Wilderness Society, environmental lawyer) and corporate representative (TBC)
Summary and Close:
Where from here- Keith Seel, PhD, (Director of the Institute for Nonprofit Studies, MRU) and the panel
Key Note Address & CBERN Annual Conference
Participants are invited to attend the Keynote Address on Wednesday Evening: “Leadership and Trust” with Mac Van Wielingen, Founder, Co-Chairman and Director, ARC Financial Corp.
Participants are also invited to register for the CBERN Annual Conference May 9th to 11th. Registration information for these events is available here.
- Registration deadline: April 6, 2012
- Registration fee: $30 (bursaries available where required). Includes workshop, lunch and refreshments.
- Travel allowances are available through Wes Cragg, Project Director, CBERN
Institute for Nonprofit Studies
Senior Program Director
Sheldon Chumir Foundation for Ethics in Leadership
403-244-6666, ext 202