Schedule of Presentations Monday, Sept. 20, 2010

Evolving Perspectives on Ethics

The Donchian Ethics Symposium at the University of Richmond

Location: Jepson Alumni Center

8:30 a.m.           Check-in. Continental breakfast 

9:00 a.m.            Frans de Waal, primatologist, author, and scholar, Emory University. "Is Man a Wolf
                           to Man? Morality and the Social Behavior of our Fellow Primates."

10:00 a.m.         BREAK

10:30 a.m.          Betsy Myers, leadership expert, author, and former COO to the Obama Presidential
                           Campaign on "Ethics in Business and Politics: the Importance of Putting People

11:30 a.m.         LUNCH PROVIDED

1:00 p.m.            Rachel Kranton, author and professor of economics, Duke University. "Identity
                           Economics: A New Perspective on Incentives and Ethics."

2:00 p.m.            BREAK

Concurrent Sessions

2:30 Sessions (choose one)

  • New Media, New Ethics, New Selves? Charles Ess, Professor, Philosophy and Religion, Drury University, and Media Studies, University of Aarhus,Denmark.
  • Social Entrepreneurship: Susan Harmeling, Assistant Professor of Management at Howard University; Martha Rollins, President/CEO, Boaz and Ruth; and Susan Coombes, Assistant Professor of Management, Virginia Commonwealth University.

3:45 Sessions (choose one)

  • The Values-Based Firm: Shawn Boyer, founder of SnagAJob; Mark Fernandes, Chief Leadership Officer, Luck Stone Corporation; Joseph Kunkel, Senior Vice President, CarMax.
  • Spilling Over: Economics and Ethics in Environmental Protection. Douglas Kysar, Joseph M. Field '55 Professor of Law at Yale Law School.       

5:00 p.m.              Timothy Kaine, chair, Democratic National Committee. "Pluralism and Moral
                              Inquiry: How to Find the Common Good in an Increasingly Diverse Society."

6:00 p.m.               RECEPTION       

7:00 p.m.               DINNER

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