CIB Events and Connections Archive

The Center for Integrity in Business exists to serve you by drawing on the best of theological and management scholarship and practice. Below are some of our recent events. For more information, and to learn more about how you can participate in our work, contact the Center.

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Kiros Seattle breakfast with Brian Bauer

Thursday, January 31, 2013, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Brian Bauer earned his MBA from SPU, and is now a senior manager of product development estimating in Boeing's Commercial Airplane division. About 45 people heard Brian's thoughtful and articulate presentation on "God Loves Honest Scales: Christians in Finance."

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Urbana 12 Missions Conference

Thursday, December 27, 2012, 7 a.m.–
Monday, December 31, 2012, 11:30 p.m.

The Center for Integrity in Business directed the Business Track at Urbana 12, InterVarsity's triennial missions conference. The conference drew approximately 16,000 participants to St. Louis, Missouri, for five days (Dec 27–31) of in-depth Bible study, listening to and talking with Christian leaders from around the world, and opportunities to learn about thousands of ways to participate in the work of God's kingdom.

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Kiros Seattle breakfast with Mark Sabo

Thursday, November 29, 2012, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Mark Sabo, holder of years of experience in Fortune 100 boardrooms and Founder and President of Financial Horizons, shared about "Crossing the Line" and the damage that can result from "small" decisions.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with James Rubart

Thursday, October 18, 2012, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Owner of Barefoot Marketing and author of the best-selling book Rooms and other novels, Jim Rubart challenged us to live out our destinies in every moment.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Jeff Turley

Thursday, September 27, 2012, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Jeff Turley (founder and CEO of GoNetYourself) spoke about the art of good preparation in a turbulent world.

The Digital Society: Rethinking the Christian Commentary on Technology for the 21st Century

Friday, June 22, 2012, 7 a.m.–
Saturday, June 23, 2012, 9 p.m.

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CIB hosted The Digital Society: Rethinking the Christian Commentary on Technology for the 21st Century on the SPU campus June 22 and 23. The conference brought together a diverse set of practitioners, business and IT leaders, and historians and sociologists to begin rethinking the Christian commentary on technology for the digital/Internet era.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Uli Chi

Thursday, June 21, 2012, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Dr. Uli Chi, founder of Computer Human Interaction, LLC, spoke about encouraging churches to explore ways of supporting and blessing those who God has called to the marketplace. His topic was "Business People and the Church: Why Bother?"


Kiros Seattle breakfast with a Marketing Panel

Thursday, May 24, 2012, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

Paul Graves (SeeSeven), Jackie Lang (RealNetworks), and Steve Brock (Brand:Wallop) shared stories and perspectives about following Christ as marketing professionals.


Kiros Seattle breakfast with Laura Nash

Thursday, April 26, 2012, 7:30 a.m.–9 a.m.

It was a great privilege to welcome Laura Nash, SBE's 2012 "Faith in the Marketplace" scholar. Dr. Nash is a former Harvard Business School faculty member, author of Just Enough, Believers in BusinessChurch on Sunday, Work on Monday (and other books). She also operates an ethically-oriented hedge fund. Dr. Nash spoke about "Success that Lasts."

Dinner with Jack vanHartesvelt

Monday, April 9, 2012, 6 p.m.–7:30 p.m.

In response to requests for more interaction with guest speakers, CIB organized an informal dinner in Gwinn Commons with Jack vanHartesvelt.