JUNE 18-23, 2017 / NASHVILLE / MUSIC CITY CENTER
Reach your peers in the anti-fraud community at the 28th Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference. Dedicated networking opportunities give you time to connect with practitioners, specialists and other anti-fraud professionals who can provide new and different perspectives on your business challenges. This exchange of thoughts, solutions and ideas is an opportunity that can best be cultivated face-to-face.
Sunday, June 18 | 5:30-7:00 p.m.
Join fellow women in the anti-fraud industry to network, ask questions and share ideas in a relaxed setting. Email Mandy Moody at MMoody@ACFE.com to register. Registration is complimentary and the event will be capped at 100 attendees.
Sunday, June 18 | 6:00-6:45 p.m.
New ACFE members and first-time attendees to an ACFE Global Fraud Conference are invited to attend a special networking event before the Welcome Reception. Join us to network with your peers and meet ACFE leaders and staff, Regents and local chapter officers, all of whom will share insights on how to get the most out of membership and your conference experience.
Sunday, June 18 | 7:00-9:00 p.m.
Join us in the Anti-Fraud Exhibit Hall on Sunday, June 18, as the ACFE hosts a complimentary Welcome Reception for conference attendees. This is the perfect opportunity for you to meet other attendees and take a sneak peek at the latest anti-fraud solutions as you enjoy refreshments and light hors d'oeuvres.
Tuesday, June 20 | 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Build your professional and social circle while you unwind from the day during the Attendee Networking Reception. This year's event takes place following Tuesday's educational sessions and will be complimentary for all attendees.
Gather with attendees from your industry during the General Sessions at reserved tables through the room. This networking opportunity is an easy way to connect with professionals in similar roles.
Log on to the
ACFE Community (Members only) to begin connecting with others in your industry. These forums offer an easy way to connect with other attendees and schedule meetings or group outings prior to arriving at the conference.
2D Advanced Online Investigations
Monday, 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Recommended Prerequisite: Understanding and experience with open source information, social media and the use of online search tools
Field of Study: Information Technology
Due diligence in fraud investigations requires intense concentration, intelligence and the right tools. This interactive session will identify and demonstrate free online resources that break through traditional search roadblocks. You will discover how to locate personal information about any person or company.
Popular social networking tools such as Facebook Live, Instagram and Twitter are covered, and the presentation goes much deeper into the vast resources available for researching personal information.
You Will Learn How To:
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7F Effectively Communicating Complex Data
Tuesday, 10:15-11:30 a.m.
Recommended Prerequisite: Working knowledge of data analytics and how the data is utilized
Field of Study: Auditing
When investigations leverage data analytics, which many do, figuring out how to communicate those results is a challenge for many examiners, both experienced and novice. With the various audiences that need the results, it is important the communication be delivered effectively. Through the use of examples and guides, this session will equip you with the skills you need for effective data communication.
9C The Compliance-Gaining Interview: Plant in the Spring and Harvest in the Fall
Tuesday, 1:50-3:05 p.m.
Recommended Prerequisite: Knowledge of and experience with the fundamentals of interviewing
Field of Study: Communications and Marketing
Of the three major elements of an interview — questioning, detecting deception and gaining compliance — the third is the most challenging and problematic. The challenge is due to the nature of changing another's mind and it is problematic as the process of gaining compliance opens itself to scrutiny and review potential from a societal, administrative or civil litigation perspective. Ensuring that the interviewee's mindset is receptive to receiving the message is paramount to procuring a successful interviewing outcome. This session will examine ways that you can enhance the interviewee’s receptivity to the compliance-gaining theme.
9G Grand Theft Data: Beyond the Data Breach
Recommended Prerequisite: An understanding of the risks associated with cyber breaches and data loss and how to mitigate those risks
Field of Study: Information Technology
Well organized and with little fear of capture, the new cybercriminal is no longer the teenager squatting in their parent’s basement. Cybercriminal cartels have emerged with coordinated capabilities to take down companies and even industries. This session will reveal the tools cybercriminals use to find victims, exploit weaknesses and leverage the Dark Web for anonymity. It will also review a few of the most notable data breaches of the last 10 years and discuss how to protect your identity.
12I Fraud Leadership: The Role of Ethics, Compliance and Culture
Wednesday, 10:05-11:20 a.m.
Recommended Prerequisite: Knowledge of how the intersection of culture and compliance can be directed by an organization’s ethics
Field of Study: Behavioral Ethics
Fraud and compliance leaders who understand that fraud prevention is the most effective use of time and resources are a key component to the success of an anti-fraud program. In this session, you will discover why the most powerful method to fight occupational fraud is through a corporate culture that actively encourages ethical conduct and robust compliance initiatives. Learn how to leverage the power of your organization’s culture to develop, create and maintain a successful anti-fraud environment.
Session content eligible for ACFE ethics CPE requirement.
Available for live stream.
The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organization and premier provider of anti-fraud training and education. Together with more than 80,000 members, the ACFE is reducing business fraud worldwide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. Learn more.