Friday, June 13, 2014
Academic Lecture or Conference Featured Visitors

he University of Houston Law Center is hosting its third annual Ethics & Compliance Symposium June 13 to provide practical advice about real-world challenges that face ethics and compli­ance officers today. This year’s conference focuses on the fundamentals of a compliance program from the perspective of the board of directors. Attendees will learn how Fortune 500 companies are conduct­ing risk assessments, training, communication plans and program tracking, as well as monitoring program implementation and execution. The day-long, CLE symposium will feature an impressive number of ethics and compliance professionals from a diverse range of industries who will share not only their expertise but their hands-on experiences in a series of presentations and panels. Speakers include Jim Doty, chairman of the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board; Daniel Trujillo, chief compliance officer for Walmart International; and Andy Hinton, chief compliance officer for Google. In addition, UH Law Center will share data from its empirical Code of Conduct database throughout the day, which will show how Fortune 500 companies are addressing topics such as facilitation payments, data privacy, social media and political contributions. Attendees will receive six hours of CLE credit, including three hours of ethics. Those attending the Optional Compliance Boot camp will receive an additional hour of ethics credit for a total of seven hours of CLE credit with four hours of ethics. Registration fee is $495. Deadline for registration is May 30. For additional information, visit or call 713-743-4570.

Training Workshops

The University of Houston Libraries now offers a series of technology training courses open to all UH students, faculty and staff. Courses cover Microsoft Office: Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint, Adobe Photoshop, and content are tailored for basic, intermediate and advanced skill levels. More courses will be added to the rotation, including training on software such as Outlook, iMovie, Live Movie Maker, InDesign and other commonly-used programs. Sessions run for 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the topic and skill level, and most sessions will take place in the Learning Commons training areas. Session Timings: (See the link below) Morning Sessions: (10AM to 12PM) Afternoon Sessions: (2PM to 4PM) Evening Sessions: (6PM to 8PM) The full training calendar is posted online and is updated on a monthly basis. Seating is limited to about 15 people per session and currently first come, first serve basis. See upcoming Training Sessions & Location details from here:

Arts Culture Entertainment

Arts Culture Entertainment

RECITAL: Valerie Hartzell with Solero Flamenco and Isaac Bustos share an evening of classical and flamenco guitar