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Business Ethics Conference to Explore Social Responsibility

The Nathan M. Bisk College of Business Center for Ethics and Leadership and Harris Corp. will host the 2013 Annual Ethics & Leadership Conference April 16. It will be held from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Florida Tech’s Gleason Performing Arts Center on campus. The theme this year is “Creating Business and Social Value through Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR).”

The conference will feature presentations from industry leaders and the winning team from the 17th Annual High School Business Ethics Competition at Florida Tech. The team, from Edgewood Junior/Senior High, will present its case 12:45-1:30 p.m.

Industry speakers include John Roy, vice president of human resources, Harris Government Communications Systems; Brian Barefoot, president emeritus of Babson College and senior advisor to Carl Marks & Co.; and Diana Dobin, president and chief sustainability officer, Valley Forge Fabrics and a LEED-accredited professional.

Additionally, from 10-11 a.m. a panel will discuss “CSR as a Strategic Initiative: Why Companies Are Doing It” and Florida Tech business students will make an intercollegiate ethics case presentation following the luncheon.

The individual admission cost of $20 includes continental breakfast and lunch. To register and pay by credit card, visit http://cob.fit.edu/events/ethics-conference.php. To make a payment by check, call (321) 674-7327 or email Lyn Chilcote at Chilcote@fit.edu. There is no charge for Florida Tech students.

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