The Ethics Institute’s 7th annual conference: From ethical courage to conduct

The Ethics Institute 7th Annual Conference 2017 will be held on Monday 15 May 2017 at Gallagher Estate in Midrand. You are invited to register your participation by clicking on the link:

Last year we explored “A Time for Ethical Courage”. This year will build on the past conference with the theme “From Ethical Courage to Conduct”.

The 2017 conference features an impressive line-up of key decision makers and thought leaders.
Our first featured presenter is Mr. Trevor Manuel, the Chairperson of Old Mutual Group Holdings who will be talking on ‘Leaders influence on ethical conduct in organisations’.

Mr Manuel served as a Cabinet Minister from 1994 to 2014 under the first four Presidents of democratic South Africa: Mandela, Mbeki, Motlanthe and Zuma. He was first appointed to Cabinet as Minister of Trade and Industry in May 1994, a portfolio he held for two years. In April 1996, he became Finance Minister, steering the South African economy for 13 years as one of the world’s longest serving finance ministers. During his last term in office, he served as Minister in the Presidency responsible for the National Planning Commission, a position he held from May 2009 to May 2014.
Mr Manuel is Chairperson of Old Mutual Group Holdings and serves on the boards of Old Mutual Plc and Old Mutual Emerging Markets. He serves as a Non-Executive Director on the Boards of SwissRe and SABMiller Plc. He is a Senior Advisor to and the Deputy Chairperson of Rothschild. He also serves as a Trustee on the Allan Gray Orbis Endowment Trust. He serves on the Advisory Board of the Centre for African Cities at UCT.
Who should attend  The intended audience of the conference are executive and senior management as well as persons responsible for managing ethics in organisations in the private and public sectors. The participant profile of past conferences includes:

  • Directors and senior management of Companies
  • Senior management of associations and institutes
  • Senior management of auditing firms
  • Senior public service officials ranging from directors, cluster managers to director generals
  • Members of the diplomatic corps
  • Fraud investigators
  • Chartered accountants
  • Auditors, internal & external
  • Risk managers
  • Ethics officers
  • Forensic practitioners


Programme  Topics that will be discussed include

Registrations are open
Conference date: Monday 15 May 2017   Conference starts at 09:00am-16h00pm
Registration fees Members*    R3,777.86 (incl. VAT)
Non-members    R4,341.71 (incl. VAT)
Government Organisations Concession has been made for the recently introduced cost containment measures related to all Government officials.
Group Discount A 10% Discount will apply to all Academic and Corporate/Private companies who register 3 or more from the same organization, submitted simultaneously.
Included Presentations, access to conference mobile app, lunch and refreshments, notebook and pen, ID pouch, safe & secure  parking onsite.
*Member Discount Members of TEI, ACFE, FPI, IIA SA, IRMSA, ICFP, IoD, SABPP, SAICA, SAIPA and SIOPSA will qualify for the discounted member rates.
CPD Points Conference delegates will receive a certificate