7th February, 2014 / 11.00am - 4.00pm
18th June, 2015
This conference is designed for academic staff, postgraduate students, researchers, human resource and legal practitioners, trade unionists and whistle-blowers who are interested in whistleblowing research .
Keynote speakers are internationally renowned for their expertise in this area. Shorter presentations will be made by people from a range of European and non-European countries.
Delegates will have plenty of opportunity to ask questions and to discuss issues which are important to them.
9.15 am Welcome and introduction
9.30 am Marcia Miceli, Janet Near and AJ Brown (US & Australia): “Organizational encouragement of whistleblowing:Learning from the Australian experience”
10.30am Maria Batishcheva & Viacheslav Vorontsov (Russia): “Finding Best Practices of Whistleblowing Worldwide: ‘Matrix of Whistleblowing'”
Andre Oostdijk, Frank Maas, Tanja Verheij, Mariska Peeters (The Netherlands): “Organisational culture as biggest obstruction to whistleblowing”.
Johan Røed Steen (Norway): “Implementing whistleblowing legislation: the contents and effects of whistleblowing procedures in Norway”.
11- 45 am REFRESHMENTS
12. Kate Kenny (Northern Ireland): “Whistleblowing in banking organizations: truth or trend?”
Radu Ionescu (Romania): “Whistleblowing as risk reduction: critical infrastructure managers’ attitudes”
2pm David Lewis and Wim Vandekerckhove (UK): “Whistleblowing in the NHS: lessons from the qualitative and quantitative research for the Francis Review”.
3pm Angie Ash (UK): “Whistleblowing in the wind? An ethical response to contexts of complicity in health and social care”.
Marianna Fotaki (UK): “Whistleblowing and mental health: a new weapon for retaliation?”
4-15PM Richard Hyde & Ashley Savage (UK): “Whistleblowing without borders: the risks and rewards of transnational whistleblowing networks.”
Flutura Kusari (Belgium):”Whistleblower’s rights in international missions: the case of Maria Bamieh and Eulex (Kosovo)”
5-15 pm CLOSE OF DAY ONE
9-15am Tom Devine (US): “Whistleblowing and the national security loophole”.
10.15 am Suelette Dreyfuss (Australia): “Whistleblower protection laws in G20 Countries:the methodology of international comparisons of legislative and institutional context”.
Regional Anti-Corruption Initiative (Bosnia and Herzegovina): “Whistleblower protection in South East Europe: an overview of laws, practice and recent initiatives”.
Lenka Frankova (Czech Republic): “The protection of whistleblowers in the Czech republic and in comparison with other countries”.
11-45 AM Panel discussion led by AJ Brown (Australia): Future research agendas and strategies
1 PM END OF CONFERENCE