CAPI experts regularly speak on issues of public integrity, anti-corruption enforcement, and good governance reform.
January 19: Evaluating the Trump Administration - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers will moderate a discussion hosted by the Columbia Law Women's Association on the implications of the election for women and minorities.
December 13: America's Next Top Model...of State & Local Oversight - The United States has a shifting panorama of state and local oversight as varied as the landscape itself. Inspectors general, ethics commissions, audit bodies, and other institutions all have their own quirks and challenges and niche in the body politic. Join this top-notch panel at the 2016 Council on Governmental Ethics Laws conference as it parses the strengths and drawbacks of various oversight models and compares the jurisdictions, mandates, powers, and independence safeguards of each. Does a state need an inspector general? Are multiple ethics commissions better than one? State oversight leaders help shed light on the contexts in which each model works best.
Moderator: Gabriel Kuris, Deputy Director, Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity
- Cynthia Carrasco, Executive Director, Indiana State Ethics Commission & Inspector General
- Carol Carson, Executive Director, Connecticut Office of State Ethics
- Jennifer Rodgers, Executive Director, Center for the Advancement of Public Integrity
November 16-18: Association of Inspectors General Fall Conference - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers will speak at the AIG's fall conference in Boston.
September 22: The Added Value of an Inspector General - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers will speak at the Office of the Inspector General of Montreal's first symposium.
August 15-19: National Attorneys General Training and Reseach Institute Anticorruption Academy - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers taught at the NAG's annual Anticorruption Academy designed for prosecutors who are, or who would like to begin, prosecuting corruption cases. Fellow speakers included Preet Bharara, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York.
June 20: Open Contracting - Mexico City - Program Associate Jacob Watkins was on hand for the announcement of Mexico's City's new open contracing portal, as Mexico City became the first city in the world to fulfill all five phases of the Open Contracting Data Standard.
June 9: National Association of Attorneys General International Fellows Program - In keeping with the program's 2016 theme, "The Prosecutor's Role in Fighting Corruption and Promoting Public Integrity," Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers discussed methods for effective corruption investigations and CAPI's role in bolstering the work of public integrity offices and practitioners.
May 18: The Current Wave of Public Corruption Cases - Executive Director Rodgers detailed a number of recent prosecutions, including those of Sheldon Silver and Dean Skelos. Rodgers was joined by Hank Asbill, Partner at Jones Day LLP and Counsel to former Virginia Governor Bob McDonnell, and Carrie Cohen, Assistant US Attorney in the Southern District of New York and lead trial counsel in United States v. Sheldon Silver).
April 18: Security & Privacy in the Digital Age: Understanding the Fight Between Apple and FBI - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers moderated a discussion between Eliza Sweren-Becker of the ACLU and Zachary K. Goldman of the Center on Law and Security at NYU School of Law on how the balance between security and privacy has been impacted by the rapid proliferation of new technologies.
March 4: Ethics for Government Lawyers 2016 - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers joined the Practising Law Institute for a discussion of ethics as they relate to public sector attorneys.
February 23: Perspectives on Civil and Criminal Practice at U.S. Attorney's Offices - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers joined a panel of current and former Assistant United States Attorneys to discuss her experience as a federal prosecutor in the Southern District of New York.
December 7-8: CAPI at COGEL: Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers presented on the following panels:
- Ethics Oversight: Lessons from Bell - After hearing Jeff Gottlieb’s scintillating stories about the Bell corruption scandal, do you want to know more about what happened, why, and what can be done to prevent such outrageous misdeeds? Join this panel for a deep dive into the reforms in accountability, oversight, and transparency that Bell implemented after the scandal, and preventative anti-corruption measures undertaken by other California cities, with ethics oversight lessons for cities both big and small.
- Understanding Investigations: Tips from the Frontline - Hear former and current federal prosecutors, investigators, and agents discuss their best practices for undertaking a federal investigation.
October 23: Fall 2015 Training Conference of the Association of Inspector's General - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers spoke at the 2015 AIG Conference about the growing importance of municipal Inspectors General and local anti-corruption agencies in the fight for honest, open, and efficient government.
September 17-18: Curbing Corruption: Ideas that Work - Deputy Director Gabriel Kuris presented at the Legatum Institute's conference on effective corruption-control techniques.
September 14: Politics, Corruption, and Campaign Finance: Electoral Machines - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers moderated a seminar discussion with Zephyr Teachout, Matthew Stoller, and Dr. Paul Jorgensen. Hosted by the Columbia Law School Chapter of the Modern Money Network.
September 2: International Association of Financial Crimes Investigators 2015 Training Conference - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers spoke at the 2015 IAFCI Conference about CAPI's work with municipal Inspectors General.
March 16: Can New Yorkers Fix Albany's Corruption Problem? - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers spoke at Citizen Union's civic conversation on the changes New York State lawmakers need to make in order to win back the public's trust.
February 19: The City of Bell Scandal Revisited - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers presented the findings and recommendations of CAPI's recent top-down review of oversight reforms in post-scandal Bell at the leading Bell Conference at Chapman University.
January 23: Corruption Prevention and Combatting Bureau (KNAB): Strengthening Independence and Fortifying Institutional Models – A public forum on methods to reform Latvia’s anti-corruption agency. Presented by The Republic of Latvia, Transparency International Latvia, and Providus. Deputy Director Gabriel Kuris spoke as an invited expert at the request of the United States State Department.
January 6: Press conference announcing Mexico City's Modelo para impulsar un gobierno eficiente - CAPI Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers was on hand to help announce Mexico City's pioneering new transparency and anti-corruption platform.
December 10: Third Biennial Meeting of the World Bank Group's International Corruption Hunters Alliance - CAPI Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers joined ICHA as an invited panelist at a session entitled, "Integrity in Public Spending and Service Delivery: What Role Can the Private Sector Play?"
December 8: CAPI hosted a delegation of government officials from the Hunan Province in China to discuss the role of DOI and CAPI in combatting municipal corruption in New York City.
October 22: Association of Inspectors General Fall Training in Newark.
September 25: Conferencia Anticorrupción Internacional 2014 - Executive Director Jennifer Rodgers presented at the fifth annual International Anti-Corruption Conference in Lima, Peru.