2014 Ethics Conference Agenda

Check in: 11:00 a.m. - 11:45 a.m.

Keynote Session: 11:45 a.m. - 12:50 p.m.


Mark Sifferlen, Vice President of Ethics & Compliance at Cummins Inc.

"Living the Code: Creating a Culture of Doing Business Ethically"

Please note that registration is required for lunch.


Breakout Sessions: 1:00 - 1:50 p.m.

Explore more topics related to ethics in the workplace featuring professionals from various industries.

1. "Practical, Ethical Solutions to Messy Situations"

  • Dr. Joshua Perry, Assistant Professor of Business Law and Ethics, IU Kelley School of Business

2. "The Affordable Care Act: The Good, The Bad, The Ugly!"

  • Pat Carney, Vice President of Employee Benefits, Old National Insurance

3. "Navigating Ethical Complexities in a Global Company"

  • Mark Sifferlen, Vice President of Ethics and Compliance and Corporate Secretary, Cummins, Inc.

4. "Ethics and Integrity in a Corporate Work Environment"

  • Gene Farmer, Business Integrity and Compliance Manager, Marathon Petroleum Corporation; Business Ethics Advisory Board, Xavier University

5. "Diversity and Bias in the Workplace"

  • Rev. Terry Clark, Instructor African and African American Studies, Indiana State University

General Session: 2:00 - 2:50 p.m.


Rob Smith, Senior Vice President of the Lilly Foundation and Director of Corporate Responsibility for Eli Lilly and Company.

"Corporations: Do They Really Care About Us or Just the Bottom Line?"




Breakout Sessions: 3:00 - 3:50 p.m.

Explore more topics related to ethics in the workplace featuring professionals from various industries.

6. "Irrational Choices: How Vulnerable Are We?"

  • Dr. William Wilhelm, Professor of Business Education, Information and Technology, Scott College of Business, Indiana State University

7. "Shaping Your Ethics by Learning From Others"

  • Mike McKeighen, Staff Accountant, Dulin, Ward & DeWald Inc.

8. "Questionable Practices in Medicine and Nursing"

  • Darcy Hoopingarner, Nurse Practitioner, Parkview Hospital

9. "Mean What You Say: Ethical Communication in the Workplace"

  • Brian Roberts, Operations, Lockton Companies

10. "Law and Ethics: Are They the Same?

  • Blake Reed, Attorney, Modesitt Law Firm

11. "Why Ethical Leaders Make Unethical Decisions"

  • Elizabeth Pittelkow, Senior Accounting Manager, ArrowStream; CPE Instructor and Ethics Committee Secretary, Illinois CPA Society

Evening Keynote: 5:00 - 5:50 p.m.


Dick Dubé, Chief Audit Executive & Ethics Officer at Old National Bancorp.

"Ethics in Banking: An Oxymoron?"