2014 Program



Program Schedule

Format: Each session will involve three speakers who will outline the issues in 5-10 minutes followed by intensive round table discussion among all official guests. Questions and comments from the audience (on site, online and through twitter – #integrity_20) will be encouraged and channelled through dedicated staff who will collect and combine comments for live input to the discussion.


VENUE: Conservatorium Theatre, Level 2, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University South Bank

From Fitzgerald to the G20: building integrity and combating corruption in state and global affairs: what went wrong in the GFC and integrity in finance: transparency, secrecy and whistleblowing
Day 1. Facilitated by: Madonna King

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
– Registrations and Welcome Coffee

9:00 AM – 9:30 AM – Official Welcome
Welcome to Country: Aunty Flo Watson
Representative of the Prime Minister
Professor Ian O’Connor, Vice Chancellor and President, Griffith University
Professor Paul Mazerolle, Pro Vice Chancellor, Arts, Education and Law, Griffith University

9:30 AM – 9:40 AM – Opening Address
Geoffrey Robertson QC (UK), former UN Appeals Court and author of Crimes Against Humanity

9:40 AM – 10:10 AM – Setting the scene: From state governance challenges to global governance challenges
Professor Charles Sampford (Australia), Convenor, Global Integrity Summit and Director of the Institute of Ethics, Governance and Law, (a joint initiative of the United Nations University, Griffith, QUT, ANU, Center for Asian Integrity in Manila and OP Jindal Global University, Delhi)

10:10 AM – 11:10 AM – Integrity / Anti-corruption part 1: From merely fighting corruption to building integrity
Rajita Kulkarni (India), President, World Forum for Ethics in Business and Director, International Association of Human Values in India
Pierre Berthet (France), Senior Advisor, French Central Service for the Prevention of Corruption
Lorenzo Salazar (Italy), Director of International Criminal Affairs, Italian Ministry of Justice
Chair: Madonna King

11:10 AM – 11:40 AM – Morning Tea

11:40 AM – 1:00 PM – Integrity / Anti-corruption part 2: What G20 can do to build integrity and fight corruption. What lessons should be drawn for the other G20 agenda issues?
Raj Kumar (India), Founding Vice Chancellor, O.P. Jindal Global University
Camila Araujo (Brazil), Partner and Head of the Centre for Corporate Governance, Deloitte Brazil
Combatting corruption in developing countries: How Brazil is doing it
Sandra Elena (Argentina), Director of Justice and Transparency, Centre for the Implementation of Public Policies
Promoting integrity in developing countries: tools from civil society in Argentina
Prof. Dr. Mardiasmo (Indonesia), chairman, Financial and Development Supervisory Agency (BPKP)
Chair: Madonna King

1:00 PM – 2:00 PM – Lunch: Book signing with Mr Geoffrey Roberston QC

2:o0 PM – 2:45 PM – Financial Integrity part 1: What went wrong, the role of integrity failures in the GFC and subsequent scandals.
Justin O’Brien (Australia), Director of the Centre for Law, Markets & Regulation, University of New South Wales
Pamela Hanrahan (AU), one of Australia’s leading authorities on securities and financial services law
Chair: Madonna King

2:45 PM – 3:40 PM – Financial Integrity part 2: How should we address failures of financial integrity and rebuild integrity of, and trust in, financial institutions.
Belinda Gibson (Australia), former Commissioner and Deputy Chair of ASIC
Deen Sanders (Australia), chief executive office, Professional Standards Council
Chair: Madonna King

3:40 PM – 4:05 PM – Afternoon tea

4:05 PM – 5:15 PM – Privacy/Secrecy & Accountability/Transparency part 1: Personal, corporate and state secrecy in a digital/big data age. What do we have a right to know and what is the role of whistleblowers in telling us?
John McMillan (Australia), Australian information commissioner
Striking the balance: using transparency to elevate integrity, while protecting sensitive personal and state information
James Bowman (US), professor of public administration, Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University
Chair: Madonna King

5:15 PM – 5:30 PM – Wrap-up: Professor Paul Mazerolle


VENUE: Conservatorium Theatre, Level 2, Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University South Bank

A world without whistleblowers: the integrity challenges of ethics and development: what are the ethics challenges for G20 in Brisbane this year and what will be faced by G20 in 2025

8:00 AM – 9:00 AM
– Registrations and Welcome Coffee

9:00 AM – 9:10 AM – Welcome: Professor Paul Mazerolle

9:10 AM – 9:40 AM – Opening Address
Robert Hill AC, Adj. Professor, United States Studies Centre, University of Sydney, former member of the Australian Senate and former ambassador to the United Nations

9:40 AM – 11:00 AM– Infrastructure Integrity
James Bowman (US), professor of public administration, Askew School of Public Administration and Policy, Florida State University
Guillermo Jorge (Argentina), Managing Partner, Governance Latam – a Buenos Aires legal and consulting firm specialising in public sector and corporate integrity
Joy Saunders (UK), Chief Operating Officer, Integrity Action – a UK based NGO that seeks to build integrity in the world’s most challenging settings
Chair: Professor Charle Sampford

11:00 AM – 11:20 AM – Morning Tea

11:20 AM – 12:40 PM – Tax Integrity
Teresa Dyson (Australia), Chair, Board of Taxation and Senior Tax Partner, Deloitte
Michael Croker (Australia), Head of Tax Policy, Chartered Accountants Australia and New Zealand
Paul Drum (Australia), Head of Policy, CPA Australia
Base erosion and profit shifting
Mark Zirnsak (Australia), Secretariat, Tax Justice Network Australia
The importance of reform to the global tax framework in assisting developing countries collect the revenue they need for development and building self-sufficiency… the initiatives for reform on the G20 agenda this year and other reforms into the future.
Chair: Cathy Van Extel

12:40 PM – 1:30 PM– Lunch

1:30 PM – 2:30 PM – Privacy/Secrecy & Accountability/Transparency part 2: Towards a world that doesn’t need whistleblowers
Hazel Feigenblatt (US), Managing Director, Global Integrity
Information technology innovation to promote transparency and citizen participation as tools to protect and develop stronger democracies
E. Oya Ozarslan (Turkey) Chair, Transparency International Turkey
David Solomon AM, former Queensland Integrity Commissioner
Chair: Cathy Van Extel

2:30 PM – 3:50 PM – Developmental Integrity
Daniel Aguinaga (Mexico), Partner, Corporate Governance Deloitte Mexico
Michael Colbran (Australia), President, Law Council of Australia
Anthony Toft (US), Deputy General Counsel World Bank
Chair: Ramesh Thakur (India/Australia), Professor, International Relations, Australian National University

3:50 PM – 4:10 PM – Afternoon Tea

4:10 PM – 5:15 PM – Closing Session: Integrity & the G20: G20 imperatives for now and next 10 years. What do we want for the G20 in 2025?
Professor Charles Sampford
Professor Paul Mazerolle