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Academia against Corruption in the Americas (ACA)

What do we know about corruption in the Americas? What lessons can we learn from the anti-corruption efforts in various countries? How can we teach the next generation of public servants, businesspeople, and social entrepreneurs to break the cycle of corruption?


The second Academia against Corruption in the Americas (ACA) Conference will be held in Monterrey, Mexico on June 7-8, 2019. As the title suggests, this is a forum for the academic anti-corruption community to share research results and teaching experiences. 

The conference has
three main goals

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Conference Agenda

The first day of the conference will focus on corruption and anti-corruption research; the second day provides examples of courses on corruption.

Friday, June 22, 2018
Academic research on corruption and anti-corruption

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Registration and coffee

Opening remarks: Bonnie Palifka, Tecnologico de Monterrey

Keynote address:
Susan Rose-Ackerman
Yale University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Break

10:00 AM - 10:15 AM

Legal aspects of corruption

Claudio de Abreu, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, “Brasil: Lei Anticorrupção Aplicada ao Direito Tributário”

Manuel Balán, McGill University, “Prosecuting corruption by former executives in Latin America”

André Rosolen, Centro Universitario de Maringá, “A corrupcao como privacao dos direitos fundamentais”

Aléxia Alvim Machado Farias, Universidade Federal de Minas Gerais, “Peita e suborno como delitos de corrupcao no Brasil imperial (1824-1889)”

10:15 AM - 12:15 PM

Lunch
 

12:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Corruption and Government Institutions
Carlos Vázquez Ferrel, ITESM, Escuela de Gobierno y Transformación Pública, “Algunas técnicas para detectar riesgos de favoritismo en contrataciones públicas con ejemplos prácticos relativos al caso Nuevo León”
Daniel Prudencio, Rice University, “Asymmetry in Procurement Auctions: Pavement Constructions in Mexico”
Martha Sañudo, Tecnologico de Monterrey, “Corrupción y Democracia”
Mario Villarreal Díaz, University of Arizona, “Corruption, Character, and Institutions”

 

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

4:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Closing observations from day 1
Bonnie Palifka

5:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Networking cocktail
 

Saturday, June 23
Teaching anti-corruption

Registration and coffee

8:00 AM - 8:45 AM

Welcome: Bonnie Palifka, Tecnológico de Monterrey
 

8:45 AM - 9:00 AM

Keynote address:
Matthew Stephenson, Harvard University

9:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Traslado a sesiones de investigación

10:00 AM - 10:30 AM

Break 
 

10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

General courses
Ligia Maura Costa, Escola de Administração de Empresas de São Paulo – Fundação Getulio Vargas, “Corruption: a global challenge”
Bonnie Palifka, Tecnologico de Monterrey, “Causes and consequences of corruption”
Oksana Huss, University of Lissabon, “How to research corruption”

 

Lunch

12:30 PM - 1:30 PM

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

General courses
Céline da Graca Pires, Université de Cergy-Pontoise, “Corruption et Droits de L´homme” (“Corruption and Human Rights”)
Claudio de Abreu, Pontifícia Universidade Católica de São Paulo, “Brasil: Lei Anticorrupção Aplicada ao Direito Tributário” (Brazil: Anticorruption Law Applied to Tributary Duties”)
Edison Paul Tabra Ochoa, Pontificia Universidad Católica del Perú (PUCP), “Curso Especializado Compliance Penal” (“Specialized Course in Penal Compliance”)

 

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Closing remarks

How to get?

Tecnológico de Monterrey | Monterrey, N.L.

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