– The Florida Tech College of Business Center for Business Ethics will host its Fifth Annual Business Ethics Conference on
Tuesday, April 19, from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Harris Corp. headquarters, Phillip W. Farmer Customer Briefing Center, in Melbourne. Registration begins at
7:30 a.m. Continental breakfast is 8-8:30 a.m.
The keynote speaker will be Jonathan Turley, Shapiro Professor of Public Interest Law at George Washington University Law School in Washington D.C.
Following his talk there will be breakout sessions, which include “Ethics for CEO/Professionals,” “Ethics in the Legal Profession,” “Ethics in Accounting,”
and “Ethics in Medicine.” Also, winner of the 2005 Florida Tech College of Business High School Ethics Competition, a Melbourne High School team, will
present its case. The Honorable John Antoon II, U.S. District Court, Middle District of Florida, will be moderator of the noon panel discussion, “Ethics in
Our Everyday Lives.” Panelists will be Dr. Turley; Dr. Richard DiPatri, superintendent, Brevard County Schools; Alan Prestwood, vice president of
investments, Solomon, Smith, Barney; Jack Parker, Brevard County Sheriff; and Rosemary Laird, M.D., M.S.H.A., medical director of Health First, Inc. Cost
of the conference is $100 in advance and $125 the day of the event. There is no cost to students who register and present student I.D. before April 19.
The conference, which ends with a 3 p.m. reception, is sponsored by Harris Corporation and Riverside National Bank. For information and reservations,
contact Jean Grunke, College of Business, at (321) 674-7327 or at firstname.lastname@example.org.