The Development of Geoscience-related Ethics Codes

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Webinar Description

Many geological and related engineering professional associations were founded in the 19th and early 20th centuries but ethics codes were generally not adopted until after WWII. The AAPG Code of Ethics was the first code and was adopted in 1924. Codes have changed over the years for a variety of reasons as has their organization. There are common principles in the codes like honesty, integrity, transparency, etc. Most codes also explicitly state that protection of the public’s health, safety, and welfare supersedes employer/client confidentiality. Emerging additions to ethics codes include statements about harassment and discrimination, sustainable development, and global human welfare. Whether an ethics code requires enforcement procedures, the implications of enforcing an ethics code, and the characteristics of effective disciplinary procedures are reviewed.

Speaker: David M. Abbott, Jr., AIPG Certified Professional Geologist 4570

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All registrants who attend the entire duration of this webinar will receive 0.1 CEUs from the American Institiute of Professional Geologists.

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March 8th, 2018 1:00 PM   through   2:00 PM
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AIPG CPG or EuroGeol $ 65.00
AIPG Member $ 75.00
Non-Member $ 90.00
Student $ 20.00
College Class (up to 20 students) $ 100.00
AIPG CPG or EuroGeol Group Rate (6 to 10 registrants) $ 320.00
Professional Group Rate (up to 10 registrants) $ 375.00
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