DSC 0301 webAn array of renowned international experts have been confirmed as lecturers for the ninth edition of the IACA Summer Academy, taking place from 28 June to 5 July 2019.  A few places are still available, and applications are open until 18 May 2019.

About 20 renowned professors and leading experts from various anti-corruption related fields will share their knowledge and experience with participants, including Drago Kos (Chair of the OECD Working Group on Bribery), Bo Rothstein (August Röhss Chair in Political Science, University of Gothenburg), Beth Haddock (CEO and founder of Warburton Advisers), and Sabine Zindera (Vice President, Legal and Compliance at Siemens), among others. This intensive, interdisciplinary programme gathers anti-corruption and compliance professionals, as well as interested journalists, members of academia, judiciary, international organizations, and civil society from around the world, who will subsequently join IACA’s Alumni network of anti-corruption and compliance professionals from more than 150 countries and jurisdictions.

More specifically, the programme for the 2019 IACA Summer Academy will include insights from, among many others, Professor Mushtaq Khan (Professor of Economics at SOAS University of London, and Executive Director of the DFID-funded Anti-Corruption Evidence Research Consortium), who will share his insights about effects of corruption to economic development, and mutual relations between politics, governance and corruption.

Professor Bo Rothstein (August Röhss Chair in Political Science, University of Gothenburg) will speak about fighting systemic corruption by applying indirect strategy.

An intriguing topic of open source investigation will also be part of the programme, Paul Myers (British investigative journalist) will deliver sessions titled Internet Manhunt! – How to Investigate People Using the Internet?

Ethical behavior and compliance will be explored with Beth Haddock (CEO and founder of Warburton Advisers). Beth is bringing her ideas and experience in use of triple bottom-line approach in incentivizing ethical behavior.

Another highlight of the programme will be a lecture of Tan Sri Abu Kassim bin Mohammed (Director General at the National Centre for Governance, Integrity and Anti-Corruption, Malaysia), who will speak about the anti-corruption agencies from regional and global perspectives.

Furthermore, a Roundtable discussion on Emerging Technologies will be organized as an integral part of the programme, with an aim to allow participants to have a better picture of finding innovative ways to detect and fight against corruption using new technologies.

2019 Summer Academy programme as it stands now is available here

In addition, the session offers important networking opportunities including dinners, other social events, and an excursion to the picturesque Wachau Danube region.

Nearly 500 participants from close to 120 countries and jurisdictions have already benefited from the Summer Academy to date. Read more about the programme and how you can apply here