Space Still Available for Ethics Officer Association European Business Ethics and Compliance Conference Business Editors European Business Ethics and Compliance Conference

WALTHAM, Mass.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 11, 2006--Registration is still available for the Ethics Officer Association's (EOA) first European Business Ethics and Compliance Conference. The conference, which will be held the 21st - 23rd of February, 2006 at the Landmark London, will focus on the unique issues faced by ethics and compliance professionals based in Europe. The keynote address will be given by Lord John Browne, Group Chief Executive, BP plc. Confirmed session topics include the following:

-- Communicating Ethics- A European Case Study

-- European Anti-Discrimination Laws

-- Corporate Social Responsibility

-- European Privacy Laws and their Impact on Ethics and Compliance Programs

-- Ethics and Compliance Communications and Training Showcase

In addition to these topics, the EOA will present the results of its Anti Corruption study, done in conjunction with The Conference Board. The event is sponsored by BP plc with additional support from Baxter International Inc. and Bertelsmann, Inc. Information on additional sponsorship opportunities can be obtained by contacting Mary Zeinieh at mzeinieh@eoa.org . For more information on the European Business Ethics and Compliance conference please visit www.eoa.org or call +1 781-647-9333.

About the EOA

The EOA is a non-consulting, member-driven association exclusively for individuals who are responsible for their company's ethics, compliance, and business conduct programs. The only organization of its kind, it is the largest group of corporate ethics and compliance practitioners in the world. EOA members represent over 500 companies worldwide in over 30 industries.

The EOA brings together people with varying levels of experience. Through the EOA, practicing ethics and compliance officers address the tough issues they face every day. Members learn from one another and, in turn, help to foster a global commitment to ethics and integrity.

The EOA offers an annual conference for ethics and compliance professionals, professional development workshops, periodic web casts, and regional forums that provide members the opportunity for education and discussion on recent legislation. In addition, the EOA publishes a monthly newsletter, daily news updates, and houses a library containing ethics and compliance program materials from over 300 member companies, along with business videos, DVDs, magazines and books. To learn more about the EOA, please visit www.eoa.org or call + 1 781-647-9333.

Ethics Officer Association

Keith Darcy,