IWRN CONFERENCE PROGRAMME: 20-21 JUNE 2024

June 20, 2024
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International Whistleblowing Research Network Conference 
[Hosted in Oslo by the Institute for Social Research (ISF) and the Fafo Institute for Labour and Social Research]

Where: (In person) Munthes gate 31, 0260 Oslo.
When: 12:30pm CET 20 June 2024 & 09:30am 21st June 2024, 
Cost: 
  • Standard on-site attendance:  €250
  • Online attendance: €100
  • PhD students/NGOs: €100
  • Unwaged/whistleblowers: No charge.
  • Evening meal at Fafo on the 20th June will incur an extra cost of €30

 

Agenda:

20 JUNE:

  • 12-30PM REGISTRATION
 
  • 12-50PM WELCOME AND INTRODUCTION
 
  • 1PM – 2-30PM: Three papers arising from the Norwegian Research Council funded research project entitled “Workers’ voice and the right to manage – the case of whistleblowing in a comparative context”.
  • HOW DO DIFFERENT TYPES OF WRONGDOING AND RECIPIENTS OF A CONCERN AFFECT THE OUTCOMES FOR WHISTLEBLOWERS IN DENMARK, ENGLAND, IRELAND AND NORWAY? David Lewis
  • HOW DO EMPLOYERS REACT TO WHISTLEBLOWING IN DIFFERENT INSTITUTIONAL SETTINGS? Sissel Trygstad, Anne -Mette Odegard & Kristin Alsos
  • WHISTLEBLOWING – VIEWED FROM THE TOP: COMPARING TOP LEADERS IN NORWEGIAN BANKS AND HOSPITALS: Fredrik Engelstad
 
  • 2-30PM - 3PM BREAK
 
  • 3PM - 4-30PM:
  • THE PROBLEM OF ROLE-PRESCRIBED WHISTLEBLOWING IN EUROPE: Wim Vandekerckhove & Geert Demuijnck
  • PUBLIC WHISTLEBLOWERS, ALLIES, AND THE MISTAKES ORGANIZATIONS MAKE: Kate Kenny
  • AN HR PERSPECTIVE ON WHISTLEBLOWER WELL-BEING: Anniken Grønstad, Brita Bjørkelo & John Blenkinsopp.
 
  • CONFERENCE DINNER at FAFO.

21st JUNE:

  • 9-30 -10-30AM:
  • WHAT’S THE STORY? HOW WHISTLEBLOWERS ARE PRESENTED IN THE US MEDIA: Meghan Van Portfliet, Arron Phillips, Mallory Decker & Meredith Lehman
  • THE REPRESENTATION OF WHISTLEBLOWERS ON SCREEN: Mahaut Fanchini
 
  • 10-30AM -10-45 AM BREAK
 
  • 10-45 -11-45AM:
  • NEW PERSPECTIVE ON WHISTLEBLOWER PROTECTION AFTER HALET V LUXEMBOURG: Stelios Andreadakis & Dimitrios Kafteranis.
  • UPDATE ON COMPLIANCE WITH THE EU WHISTLEBLOWER DIRECTIVE: Tom Devine
 
  • 11-45AM -12.30PM
  • PLENARY SESSION ON THE FUTURE OF WHISTLEBLOWING RESEARCH
 

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