Ethics Week (or Ethics Awareness Week) is an opportunity for all University System of Georgia institutions to highlight ethics on each respective campus. The schedule below includes both Georgia Tech and University System of Georgia programming. Scroll down for a schedule of events for Ethics Week 2022.

Employees and students that attend three events will get a long-sleeve Ethics Week shirt (as supplies and sizes last).

Visit an Ethics Week Table at GTRI

Monday, October 31: GTRI Cobb County
Wednesday, November 2: GTRI Headquarters
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.

Before Ethics Week, the GTRI Office of Ethics and Compliance will answer questions, provide resources, and hand out Ethics Week giveaways. Stop by to learn more and register for events!

Ethics Delivered!

Wednesday, November 2
1:30 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.
In-person, O'Keefe Gated Parking Lot

Giveaways and conversation delivered to Infrastructure and Sustainability employees in partnership with the Office of Ethics and Compliance, and the Office of Infrastructure and Sustainability.

USG Chancellor's Chat: Promoting a Culture of Excellence

Monday, November 7
11:00 a.m. to 12 noon
Hybrid - 7th Floor Board Room and virtual option for attendance.

The USG Chancellor will connect with Dan T. Cathy, Chairman, Chick-fil-A, Inc. to discuss promoting a culture of excellence.


Campus Clash - Gameshow Extravaganza

Monday, November 7
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. 
In-person, Atlantic Theater - John Lewis Student Center

Campus leaders will go head-to-head playing a familiar family feud game with a Georgia Tech twist to kick-off Ethics Week! Participants include:

  • President Ángel Cabrera
  • Executive Vice President for Research Chaouki Abdallah
  • Interim Executive Vice President for Administration and Finance Mike Shannon
  • Vice President for Student Engagement and Well-Being Luoluo Hong
  • Vice President and Chief Human Resources Officer Skye Duckett
  • Alumni Association President Dene Sheheane
  • College of Engineering Dean Raheem Beyah
  • Georgia Tech Library Dean Leslie Sharp
  • Student Government Association President Rohan Shohani

Attendees will receive Ethics Week giveaways and enjoy snacks.

Ethics Week Student Tabling

Tuesday, November 8
11 a.m. – 1 p.m.
In-person, Ferst Center Walkway

Students are invited to stop by the Ethics Week table for fun, information, and giveaways! Test your knowledge and win prizes ranging from candy and pens to phone holders and long-sleeve t-shirts. The table is co-sponsored by Equity and Compliance Programs, the Honor Advisory Council, the Office of Student Integrity, and the Office of Ethics and Compliance.

Hybrid Work and Building Community: Intersections with Ethical Decision Making
Ethics Week Keynote

Wednesday, November 9
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 noon
In-person, Atlantic Theater - John Lewis Student Center

Keynote speaker Steve Cohn will share insight about expectations and best practices for building community with a hybrid workforce to support ethical decision making and prevent employee alienation. Steve Cohn helps people and companies have better more productive relationships. Steve has spent much of his professional career studying the way people communicate with each other and how their actions affect their businesses, their relationships, and their environments.

Attendees will receive Ethics Week giveaways.CLE/CCB credit available upon request. Email for more information.

Authorship: Promising Practices and Challenges

Wednesday, November 9
2:00 p.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Research is core to Georgia Tech's mission, and those engaged in research collaborations may at times have to navigate complexities connected to authorship. Join us as faculty representatives from across the Institute discuss authorship norms and strategies for avoiding authorship disagreements. 

Moderated by: Assistant Vice Provost for Advocacy and Conflict Resolution Kyla Turpin Ross


  • Director of Graduate Research Ethics Program Jason Borenstein
  • Associate Professor for the School of Biological Sciences Ingeborg Schmidt-Krey
  • Professor and Vice President for Interdisciplinary Research Julia Kubanek

Picture a Scientist Screening & Panel Discussion

Wednesday, November 9
5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
In-person, Scholars Event Theater, first floor of the Price Gilbert Memorial Library

Georgia Tech will host a screening of the Emmy-nominated documentary Picture a Scientist. The documentary highlights gender inequality in science and tells the stories of prominent female researchers. The screening will be followed by a panel discussion featuring members of the Georgia Tech community sharing their own stories and experiences as women in STEM.

Staff, faculty, and community members with an interest in making STEM fields more divers, equitable, and open to all are invited to join us in this shared experience.

Presented by the Georgia Tech Library & Equity and Compliance Programs, this event is part of the 50 years of Title IX at Georgia Tech. Space is limited, so guarantee your spot by registering at:

USG Ethics & Compliance Best Practices in Higher Education

Thursday, November 10
11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.

Steering an Ethical Culture through rapid change and the great resignation.

Register HERE

Protecting Data: A conversation with Georgia Tech and Coca-Cola

Thursday, November 10
1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
In-person, Atlantic Theater - John Lewis Student Center

From classified research to secret recipes - it's all about protecting data from outside sources. Join insider threat protection manager from Georgia Tech and Coca-Cola as they discuss challenges and success with protecting the information and resources that keep their institutions running.

Moderated by: Deputy Director of Ethics and Compliance Melissa Hall


  • Georgia Tech Insider Threat Senior Official Dannie Lyvers
  • Coca-Cola Insider Threat Program Manager Derrick Long

Faculty and Staff Reminders: 2022 Annual Compliance Training

The 2022 Annual Compliance Training will help Georgia Tech employees exercise sound ethical judgement, act with integrity and transparency, and understand their responsibility for the University System of Georgia (USG) and Institute's policies and compliance obligations.

Beginning October 17, all active employees (faculty, staff, Tech Temps, retired-but-working, and student employees) hired on or before October 3, 2022, are required to complete this year's training modules:

  1. Effective Global Engagement
  2. Export Control and Trade Compliance
  3. External Activity Reporting and Conflict of Interest/COI Attestation
  4. Identifying and Responding to Sexual Misconduct
  5. Data Excellence
  6. University System of Georgia (USG) Ethics Training
  7. Cybersecurity Awareness Training/2022 Your Role: Internet Security and You.

The Annual Compliance Training can be found at Georgia Tech Employee Learning Portal (choose the GT Login). The Annual Compliance Training can be completed on a desktop or laptop. This year's training includes more modules than in previous years and you should set aside up to 2.5 hours to complete all the training. It does not need to be finished at one time and the deadline to complete the training has been extended to December 19, 2022.

Should you need assistance or have questions regarding this year's training please visit Annual Compliance Training Request Help.