Memo #1- Registration info

Dear Friends,

Thanks very much for participating in the International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC) to be held from April 21-23, 2015  in New Orleans, Louisiana. The event is co-sponsored by the Center for Ethics and Business at Loyola Marymount University, the Opus College of Business of the University of St. Thomas (MN), and the Ethics & Compliance Officer Association (ECOA).

1.       Please see the attached a registration form.  Please fill out this form and return it to Chiray Koo at ckoo@ibecc.net as soon as possible.

2.       This year, we are instituting a registration fee.  The cost to enroll one team is $400 and for two teams it will be $600.  Please go to https://lmutpg.lmu.edu/C20995_ustores/web/product_detail.jsp?PRODUCTID=274&SINGLESTORE=true  to enroll your school.  We are currently holding a place for you in the competition, but entry is not guaranteed until the registration fee has been paid.

If you have difficulties paying via credit card on the website, please contact Chiray Koo at 310-258-4640 for assistance.

3.    Also,  please let us know if you will be sending an Undergraduate, Graduate team or both.

4.    Here is the schedule for IBECC 2015:

                Tuesday, April 21 –  Welcome Orientation (evening)

               Wednesday, April 22 – Full Presentations

                Thursday, April 23  – 10 minute/90 second Presentations and Awards Ceremony

                Friday, April 24 – Departure date for teams

Since the Welcome Orientation will be held in the evening, Tuesday may be used as a travel day.  However, all teams should plan to stay through Thursday evening and not check out until Friday morning.

       5.   The event will be held at the luxurious Loews New Orleans.  We have secured a rate of $209 + tax as a nightly rate.  For booking reservations, please go to

       https://www.loewshotels.com/new-orleans/ECOA-International-Business-Case?corpcode=ECO420

       Awards will be announced and prize money will be distributed the evening of the 23rd, so please do not book your flight home before Friday the 24th.

      6.   Further information on presentation guidelines and the program can be found at www.ibecc.net .  Please refer to that site regularly for updates.  Also, it will be extremely helpful to review some videos on the VIDEO section of

      the website to get an idea of how things are done.

      7.   And, finally, if you are an international team, please let us know as soon as possible if you need us to provide a letter to secure a visa.

That’s it for now.  We will be in touch again soon.  Thanks again, and please let us know if you have any additional questions!

Best,

Kirsten A. Nordblom

International Business Ethics Case Competition (IBECC)

Director of Operations

Senior Associate Director

Loyola Marymount University

knordbom@ibecc.net

310-338-2321

Thomas White, Ph.D.

Conrad Hilton Chair in Business Ethics

IBECC Founder

Center for Ethics and Business

Loyola Marymount University

twhite@ibecc.net

310-338-4523