Sept. 21, 2005


Description

This presentation on engineering ethics fulfills the continuing education requirements of various state boards of professional engineering registration. It offers a review of engineering codes of ethics prepared by state boards and professional societies. Case studies and situational illustrations will demonstrate practical methods of identifying the essentials in ethical decisions and resolving conflicts among ethical principles. Topics covered include the following:

                                        

                                        
Ethics in Engineering

1.    What is a Professional?
2.    What are Professional Ethics?
  •     Common Ethics
  •     Personal Ethics
  •     Professional Ethics
3.    Code of Ethics
  •     History and Evolution of Codes of Ethics
  •     Contrasts with other Professional Codes of Ethics
  •     Conflicts in Ethics
                i.     Convergence and Divergence of Ethical Principles
                ii.    Conflicts of Interest
                iii.   Creative Solutions
                iv.    Methods and Models for Resolution of Ethical Conflicts

4.    Roles of Engineers
  •     Employees
  •     Supervisors
  •     Consultants
  •     Volunteers
5.    Rewards and Punishments
6.    Resources


Who should attend? 
Registered engineers who need to fulfill continuing education requirements, engineers who are interested in ethics in the workplace, engineers and engineering interns who are considering registration, professionals who interface with engineers or who purchase engineering services.

The presentation is a one-hour discussion of aspects of engineering ethics primarily designed to fulfill the continuing education requirements of various State Boards of Professional Engineering Registration.  It offers a review of Engineering Codes of Ethics prepared by State Boards and Professional Societies.  The presentation, through use of case studies and situational illustrations, provides practical methods of identifying the essentials in ethical decisions and resolving conflicts between ethical principles.

Ethics is minimum acceptable behavior.

"No refunds one week prior to event"


Featured Speakers

Speaker Dr. Larry Brown
Consultant Larry Brown is an Engineering Consultant in Houston, Texas. He has over thirty-five years of Petroleum Industry experience with Cities Service Company, Occidental Petroleum, Apache Corporation and many industry clients. He has taught industrial courses in Well Test Analysis for twenty-five years. Brown’s undergraduate degree is in Mechanical Engineering …


Consultant

Larry Brown is an Engineering Consultant in Houston, Texas. He has over thirty-five years of Petroleum Industry experience with Cities Service Company, Occidental Petroleum, Apache Corporation and many industry clients. He has taught industrial courses in Well Test Analysis for twenty-five years.



Brown’s undergraduate degree is in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University. He holds Master’s and PhD degrees in Engineering from The University of Tulsa. He is an active member of SPE, having served as member and chairman of several national committees, Program Chairman of the 1982 ATCE and currently as a member of the SPE Engineering Professionalism Committee. He is a registered Professional Engineer in Texas and Oklahoma.
 

 

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Organizer

Patty Davis


Date and Time

Wed, Sept. 21, 2005

11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
(GMT-0500) US/Central

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Location

Petroleum Club

800 Bell Street
Houston, TX
USA