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Press Release (March 14, 2018)

Virginia International University (VIU) to host The Politics and Ethics Conference and Leadership Workshop

Fairfax, VA – Virginia International University is hosting the Politics and Ethics Conference and Leadership Workshop on April 30th and May 1st at the Village Drive Campus in Fairfax, VA. This international event is a collaboration with University oi Chester (U.K.) and LeaderShape Global (U.K.). Participants are comprised of diverse business leaders, coaches, academics, writers and thought leaders, who are interested in improving the ethics of leadership in a pragmatic and effective way for government, business, and our communities.

This two-day event will focus on developing ethical leaders in business and education by addressing the questions: What is the role of ethics in the American society and around the world today? What are the major ethical challenges societies are experiencing and how are they being addressed? How do we find and develop ethical leaders?

The thematic areas include (un)ethical behavior and the political process, agencies and governments responding to ethical dilemmas, ethical issues and national leaders, normative changes and global politics, and perspective of a whistleblower.
On the first day, Monday, April 30th, the Politics and Ethics Conference will bring together academics and practitioners to present their research and work on the conference thematic areas.

On the second day, Tuesday, May 1st, the Leadership Workshop will feature a participative workshop led by John Knights, Chairman of LeaderShape Global, and Dr. Tony Wall, Professor at the University of Chester, UK. The workshop will center around a number of group discussions, activities and exercises aimed at incentivizing participants to the problems of the day, and offering strategies for employing ethical leadership in a variety of contexts.

The sponsor of the conference is the prestigious publisher Taylor & Francis/Routledge.
To learn more information about this event and to register, please visit our website: https://conference.viu.edu/wels/.

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Virginia International University (VIU) is a non-profit institution in Fairfax, Virginia that intends to make quality education affordable to students with diverse backgrounds. VIU offers over 20 cutting edge degree and certificate programs at the graduate and undergraduate levels on campus and online. VIU also offers non-degree programs, including English as a Second Language (ESL), continuing education, and test preparation. For more information about VIU, call (703) 591-7042 or (800) 514-6848 or visit the University website, www.viu.edu.

Media Contact:
Jane Bondarenko, PR Specialist
jane@viu.edu