Internationale Konferenz: Whistleblowing – Recht und Forschung

Am 18. und 19. Juni findet in London eine hochkarätig besetzte internationale Konferenz statt, deren Programm wir nachfolgend wiedergeben. Weitere Infos finden sich auf der Webseite des Veranstalters.

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE ON WHISTLEBLOWING LEGISLATION AND RESEARCH.
[Middlesex University, London, 18th -19th June 2009].

DRAFT PROGRAMME/TIMETABLE

JUNE 18TH:  THE ROLE OF LAWS IN  ENCOURAGING DISCLOSURES AND PROTECTING DISCLOSERS

9.30    REGISTRATION AND COFFEE
10.00:   WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION:  PROFESSOR DAVID LEWIS, MIDDLESEX UNIVERSITY
10.15:  THE UK MODEL: A DETAILED ANALYSIS OF PART IVA ERA 1996 – JOHN BOWERS QC, LITTLETON CHAMBERS
11.15   BEVERAGES
11.30   ‚EUROPEAN WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION: TIERS OR TEARS?’– Dr WIM VANDEKERCKHOVE, ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR,GHENT UNIVERSITY
12.30   LUNCH
13.30  :  SARBANES- OXLEY AND BEYOND: THE US APPROACH  TO LEGISLATION – PROFESSOR TERRY DWORKIN , SEATTLE UNIVERSITY
14.30   THE INTERPLAY BETWEEN STATE AND FEDERAL LEGISLATION IN AUSTRALIA – Dr PETER ROBERTS, CHARLES STURT UNIVERSITY, CANBERRA
15.30   BEVERAGES
15.45  TO 16-45  IS AN INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTAL ACHIEVABLE?
Panel discussion including Public Concern at Work.
17.30   PUBLIC ADDRESS AND KEYNOTE SPEECH – “TEN YEARS OF EMPLOYMENT PROTECTION FOR WHISTLEBLOWERS IN THE UK: A VIEW  FROM THE EAT. “- HIS HONOUR JUDGE JEREMY MCMULLEN QC

JUNE 19TH:  RESEARCH  DEVELOPMENTS AROUND THE WORLD

10.00    “WHISTLE WHILE YOU WORK”: THE LESSONS TO BE LEARNED FROM THE PAN-AUSTRALIAN RESEARCH PROJECT –  PROFESSOR PAUL MAZEROLLE, GRIFFITH UNIVERSITY, BRISBANE
10 50 „WHEN DO OBSERVERS OF ORGANISATIONAL WRONGDOING STEP UP?  RECENT RESEARCH ON THE FACTORS ASSOCIATED WITH THE PROSOCIAL ACT OF WHISTLE-BLOWING“ – PROFESSOR MARCIA MICELI, GEORGETOWN  UNIVERSITY WASHINGTON DC
11.40    BEVERAGES
11.55   WHISTLEBLOWING PROCESSES IN NORWAY: HOW ROLES COME INTO PLAY. -PROFESSOR MARIT SKIVENES, UNIVERSITY OF BERGEN & Dr SISSEL TRYGSTAD, FAFO INSTITUTE FOR LABOUR RELATIONS, OSLO
12.45        LUNCH
13.45   SPEAKING TRUTH TO POWER: THE WHISTLEBLOWER AS ORGANISATIONAL CITIZEN IN SOUTH AFRICA – PROFESSOR TINA UYS, UNIVERSITY OF JOHANNESBURG
14.35    PLENARY SESSION AND OVERVIEW:  TOWARDS A RESEARCH AGENDA FOR THE FUTURE
15.30     CLOSE OF CONFERENCE.