Ethics Cases of the Year 2023

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Learning Outcomes

  • Get reacquainted with the AICP Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.
  • Learn from actual ethical concerns brought to the AICP Ethics Committee in the past year.
  • Get ethics perspectives from members of the AICP Ethics Committee.

Course Details

Learn about current topics in planning ethics from the Ethics Officer and members of the AICP Ethics Committee. Understand current planning ethics topics, including how the AICP Code of Ethics applies to real-life challenging issues facing professionals today. Learn, firsthand, how the new Code of Ethics was applied in its first year. The updated Code of Ethics reemphasizes the commitment to equity and inclusion, to opposing harassment, and to preventing the misuse of the AICP credential.

Following a short introduction to the AICP Code of Ethics — including data on current topics — panelists will present several ethics scenarios based on real-life cases brought before the Ethics Officer and the Ethics Committee in 2022. Topics may include plagiarism, conflict of interest, emails/social media, and harassment.