The annual Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series will begin July 14.

Fund manager, former securities executive and part-time Hawaiʻi resident Will K. Weinstein is returning to the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa to moderate his annual Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series featuring distinguished executives and professionals from Hawaiʻi and the mainland.

This year, Weinstein has added a special session called Ethics in Entertainment to discuss topics in the music industry such as streaming services, music royalties and compensation and the price of fame. The speakers include:

  • Shep Gordon, talent manager, film agent and producer
  • Chris McCutcheon, CEO and president of TRI Studios
  • Jacqueline Sabec, Los Angeles entertainment lawyer
  • Brian Zisk, executive producer of the SF MusicTech Summit
  • Simon Potts, former executive at Arista, Elektra and Capitol Records

About the Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series

The conversation series features seven lively sessions on current ethical dilemmas making headlines in the legal, medical, non-profit, financial, sports and entertainment industries. Guest speakers includes J. Michael Seabright, U.S. District Judge; Jay Shidler, founder and managing partner of The Shidler Group; Mary Bitterman and Bernard Osher of the Bernard Osher Foundation; Mark Dunkerley, president and CEO of Hawaiian Airlines; Dave Shoji, UH Wahine Volleyball coach; and Bob Harrison, chairman and CEO of First Hawaiian Bank, to name a few.

This is Weinstein’s 12th year of moderating this series in conjunction with his graduate summer course named “Integrity and Ethics in the Real World.” The series will be held at UH Mānoa starting July 14 and is free and open to the public. As an added bonus, licensed attorneys are eligible for continuing professional education credits.

The series is sponsored by the William S. Richardson School of Law and the Shidler College of Business at the University of Hawaiʻi at Mānoa.

Get more information and register for the Will Weinstein Ethics Conversation Series on the Shidler College website.

—By Dolly Omiya