1st Annual Compliance and Ethics Conference
"Compliance: Towards an Ethical Answer"

Where: Texas A&M International University
Room: Student Center Ballroom
When: Thursday, April 18, 2013 & Friday, April 19, 2013
Full Conference Registration: $200
One Day Registration: $100
To Register: Click Here!
        * To Register and Pay with a check, contact TAMIU Offfice of Continuing Education
         **On site registration is limited to space availability.
For registration assistance you can contact:
956-326-3068 or email to Continuing Education

Compliance Conference Agenda

Thursday, April 18, 2013

TAMIU Location


- Dr. Ray Keck, President Texas A&M International University
- Janet Smalley, System Ethics and Compliance Officer, Texas A&M University System


1:00PM - 1:15PM

Student Center 203, Ballroom

Session 1: Timely Detection of Fraudulent Schemes is Best Prospect for Mitigating Corruption Risks

- Jeffrey Harfenist, CPA, MBA

1:15PM - 2:30PM
Student Center 203, Ballroom

Session 2: An Overview of the Federal Sentencing Guidelines for Corporations

- The Honorable Marina Garcia Marmolejo, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas

2:30PM - 3:45PM
Student Center 203, Ballroom
3:45PM - 4:00PM
Student Center Upstairs Rotunda

Panel Discussion

- The Honorable Marina Garcia Marmolejo, United States District Judge for the Southern District of Texas
- Paul Madlock, PhD., Associate Professor at Texas A&M International University
- Father Michael T. Scheerger, Catholic Campus Ministry of Laredo, Texas

4:00PM-5:00PM Student Center 203, Ballroom
Cocktail Reception
5:00PM - 6:30PM
Helen Richter Watson Gallery

System Compliance Officers' Dinner

7:00PM- 10:00PM Casa Ortiz

Friday, April 19, 2013

  Time Location
Check In
8:00AM-9:00AM Student Center Upstairs Rotunda

Session 3: Enterprise Risk Management & Compliance: Together a Winning Combination

- Henry Judah, Associate Director of Risk Management at Texas A&M University

9:00AM-10:15AM Student Center 203, Ballroom
Break 10:15AM-10:30AM Student Center Upstairs Rotunda

Session 4: How to Create a Compliance Program

- Connie Estrems, CPA, MII Corporate Manager – Compliance

10:30AM- 11:45AM Student Center 203, Ballroom
11:45PM-1:PM Student Center 203, Ballroom
Key Note Speaker: Ethically Effective Leadership

-Frank Navran, Founder and Principal Consultant of Navran Associates

12:00PM-1:15PM Student Center 203, Ballroom

Closing Remarks

- Lisa M. Paul, Compliance Officer, Texas A&M International University

1:15PM-1:30PM Student Center 203, Ballroom


Hotel Accommodations:

Holiday Inn Express 
7223 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, Texas 78041
Phone: 1.800.315.2621 

Compliance & Ethic Conference-TAMIU
Date:  April 17-20, 2013
Group Code: ETH
Cut Off Date to make reservation: April 1st
Rate:$99.99/plus tax; Standard King or Two Double Queen Bed Rooms
*If they are tax exempt, they must present tax exempt letter UPON CHECK IN.

La Quinta Inn and Suites
7220 Bob Bullock Loop, Laredo, Texas 78041
Phone: 956.724.7222

Compliance & Ethic Conference-TAMIU
Note: All guaranteed reservations must be cancelled by 6pm 3 days prior the day or arrival.
State or System Employee Rate: $89
Outside Entitity Rate: $92; Standard King or Standard Double rooms

Staybridge Suites
7010 Bob Bullock, Laredo, Texas 78041
Phone: 956.722.0444

Compliance & Ethic Conference-TAMIU
Dates: April 17-2, 2013
Group Name: TAMIU- Compliance Conference 1st Annual Conference
Cut Off Date to make reservations: April 10, 2013
Rate:$99.99/plus tax; King Suite
Additional: Daily full breakfast included, dinner (Wed. & Thur.), free high speed internet and shuttle transportation from the hotel to TAMIU and back.

For additional information contact:
5201 University Boulevard, Pellegrino Hall 301
Laredo, TX  78041
Tel. 956.326.3068 — Fax 956.326.2838
Email: ContinuingEducation@tamiu.edu
Office Hours: Mon - Fri, 8 am - 5 pm