On October 10, 2012, the Department co-sponsored a panel discussion on shareholder advocacy. The event, organized by Prof. Paul Olsen, featured a panel which included nationally known experts Seamus Finn, OMI, of the Interfaith Center on Corporate Responsibility, and Shelley Alpern, Director of Research and Advocacy at Clean Yield Asset Management. Also on the panel were Anne. W. Doremus, Vice President of Hanson & Doremus Investment Management of Burlington, and Prof. Olsen. The discussion was held before an overflow audience at McCarthy Arts Center recital hall.