Richard Bistrong Events
Richard Bistrong Events

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Richard Bistrong Virtual Keynote Speaker
Richard Bistrong Virtual Keynote Speaker

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Richard Bistrong Events
Richard Bistrong Events

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In addition to his corporate services, Richard Bistrong frequently presents at symposiums, conferences and academic events on a global basis.



  • September 2021: Virtually presenting A Fireside Chat with Ellen Hunt on Integrative Behavioral Ethics into Compliance Programs, to the students of Fordham University, School of Law, Program on Corporate Ethics and Compliance. Fordham Law.  

  • September 21, 2021: Virtually speaking at Marval's International Summit on Compliance, Anti-Corruption and Investigations 2021.  Join George "Ren" McEachern, Managing Director, Exiger, and I, as we discuss "Surviving a Corruption Conviction" at 2:20pm EST.  Click here to register.

  • October 2021: Virtually presenting: A Journey to the Dark Side of International Business​ to Seton Hall University School of Law, US Healthcare Compliance Certificate Program.  Click here for more information on the program..

  • October 21, 2021: Presenting virtually, A Journey to the Dark Side of International Business: Real-World Risks and Real-World Lessons, to the IAE Business School's Center for Governance and Transparency. Registration link to follow.

  • October 2021: Presenting virtually to the students of the University of Western Ontario, Law's Anti-Corruption Law at Policy Course. For more information please click here.

  • November 9th, 2021: Presenting A Journey to the Dark Side of Business: Real World Risks and Real World Lessons to NACD, Atlanta.  Link to follow.



  • Presented virtually on Facebook Livestream to celebrate the launch of Deirdre Breakenridge's new book Answers for Ethical Marketers: A Guide to Good Practice in Business Communication.  

  • Presented virtually at the 2021 Virtual Compliance Workshop organized by the Compliance Commission of ICC Mexico,“Challenges and Lessons Learned by Compliance Managers During the Pandemic”.

  • Presented at the SCCE’s Virtual European Compliance and Ethics Institute with  Helge Kvamme, CEO and Founder, Kvamme Associates  and Patrik Börjesson, Head of Investigations, Volvo Cars, on a panel titled “The Challenges of Cross-Border Investigations in a Data Privacy & Virtual Investigatory World.” 

  • Presented virtually with MentorCore in a webinar titled "What Can We Learn By A Career Journey From Corruption To Compliance?"  


  • Presented virtually at the "3rd Anti-Bribery & Anti-Corruption Compliance China Summit", with Henry Li, Head of Law Department, Philip Morris (China) Management Co. Ltd.  "The Challenges of Compliance Communications During A Crisis".

  • Presented virtually at the "Fraud and Corruption: Staying Vigilant and Spotting Red Flags" webinar with Allen & Overy Investigations Partners Eve Giles, William (Billy) Jacobson, and Julian Moore.

  • Presented virtually at the "4th Annual PCC Canada Virtual Summit", with Chrisoula Nikidis, Head of Ethics & Compliance at Takeda Canada.  "Managing Compliance Communications During Times of Crisis".

  • Presented virtually at Steele's The Future is Compliance Conference, "Shake off the Crisis Mentality: Communicating Effectively During & After a Crisis".

  • Presented virtually at AMLP's 9th Annual ABC Forum, "Navigating the impact of Covid-19 on ABC compliance".

  • Presented virtually at The 21st Virtual PCF Pharma & Med Device Ethics & Compliance Congress.

  • Virtual Moderator, Transparency International Canada’s "Week of Dialogue - What’s wrong with Canada: Are we taking anti-corruption seriously enough?"

  • Presented virtually at Converge20.  In a session titled: "Bad Apple, or Toxic Barrel? Building a Culture That Preempts Bad Behavior".

  • Virtual Presentation, "The Financial Fraud Forum", an annual conference that highlights the challenges and describes how crime is developing right now. 

  • Virtual Presentation, "The 6th Anti-Corruption Forum", The Hague University of Applied Sciences.

  • Webinar with Amanda Raad, Partner Ropes & Gray, Jules Colborne-Baber, Partner, Deloitte; HCCA/ SCCE “Can A Risk Based Approach to Compliance Miss Real-World Risk? Multiple Perspectives on Workplace Challenges During Times of Crisis.” 

  • Webinar with Diego Sierra, Luis Danton Martinez Corres, Beatriz Podcameni, Jose Claudio Trevino; ICC Mexico “Compliance During Times of Crisis: Personal and Professional Perspectives.” 

  • Webinar, with Alison Taylor (Executive Director, Ethical Systems), Mary Triny Zea (Investigative Journalist, La Prensa), Max Heywood (Policy and Advocacy, Transparency International), Transparency International Panama, "La pandemia COVID19: Cambios en la lucha por la transparencia y anticorrupción. Testimonios de personas en la primera línea de acción". 



  • Keynote Interview with Mia Falk, former Detective Inspector and corruption investigator within the Police and the United Nations. Advokatfirman Vinge, Stockholm. 

  • Keynote Interview with Amanda Raad, Partner, Ropes & Gray LLP, ACi Annual Symposium, London.

  • Keynote, CBI’s 10th Annual Internal Audit & Third-Party Risk Summit. Philadelphia, PA,

  • Panel Moderator, “Training Outside the Box,” Compliance Week 2019. Washington, D.C.

  • Keynote, Nordic Business Ethics Network. Oslo and Stockholm. 

  • Keynote, Steele 2019 Client Conference. Amsterdam.

  • Panel Moderator, “Biases, Nudges, and Habits: Insights from Behavioral Science to Foster an Ethical Culture,” SCCE’s 7th Annual European Compliance & Ethics Institute. Amsterdam. 

  • Conference Chair, International Criminal Court - High-Level International Conference on Integrity and Anti-Corruption. The Hague.



  • Keynote Interview, Transparency International Nederland (TI-NL). Amsterdam.

  • Keynote, MetricStream GRC Summit. London. 

  • Keynote Interview, 19th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress, Washington, D.C.

  • Masterclass Leader, NACD Global Leaders’ Summit. Washington, D.C.

  • Keynote, CBI’s 14th Annual Medical Device Compliance Congress. Chicago.

  • Keynote, CBI Pharmaceutical Compliance Congress, Latin America. Panama City, Panama.

  • Panel Moderator, “Breaking Down Communications Barriers,” Compliance Week 2018. Washington, D.C. 

  • Keynote Interview, 12th International Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress. Vienna. 

  • Keynote, Conference Board of Canada - National Corporate Ethics and Integrity Summit. Toronto.

  • Keynote, International Criminal Court - High-Level International Conference on Integrity and Anti-Corruption. The Hague.

  • Keynote, Compliance Week Europe. Amsterdam.

  • Keynote, Antikorrupsjonskonferansen. Oslo. 

  • Keynote, Compliance Week 2017. Washington, D.C.

  • Keynote, Innoxcell Annual Symposium. Hong Kong.

  • Keynote, 2nd Annual Global Anti-Corruption & Compliance Conference. Amsterdam



  • Keynote Interview, Legal Week 2016 Middle-East Regulatory & Compliance Forum. Dubai. 

  • Keynote Interview, The FCPA Blog NYC Conference. New York.

  • Keynote, 17th Annual Pharmaceutical and Medical Device Compliance Congress. Washington, D.C.

  • Keynote Interview, ACI Anti-Corruption China Conference. Shanghai

  • Keynote, Compliance Week 2016. Washington, D.C.

  • Panelist, American Bar Association, Section of Litigation, Annual Conference. Chicago.

  • Keynote, Chicago Regional Business Ethics Network. Chicago.

  • Keynote Interview, Global Anti-Corruption and Compliance Summit. Amsterdam. 


  • Keynote, 6th Annual Conference of the International Forum on Business Ethical Conduct. Boston.

  • Keynote, Tufts University Fletcher School of Diplomacy, Political Risk Group. Boston.

  • Panel Workshop Leader, C5 Compliance & Ethics Conference. London. 

  • Keynote Interview, The 10/10 Compliance Conference. Mumbai, India.

  • Keynote Interview, World Bank. Washington, D.C.

  • Keynote, MetricStream GRC Summit. Alexandria, Virginia.

  • Keynote Interview, Momentum A.C.E. Compliance Summit. Washington, D.C.

  • Keynote Interview, OECD Integrity week. Paris. 

  • Keynote, Federal Bureau of Investigation: Corporate Outreach Program. Boston, MA.

  • Keynote Interview, 5th Singapore Corporate Governance Week. Singapore.

  • Keynote Interview, Ethic Intelligence, Excellence In Anti-Corruption Compliance Day. Paris.