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2017 ACFE Fraud Conference Canada

November 2017 | Toronto

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Alexandra Wrage

President, TRACE International, Inc.
Former Member, FIFA Independent Governance Committee

Alexandra Wrage is a former member of FIFA’s Independent Governance committee and was a member of the 2015 B20 Taskforce on Anti-Corruption, which drafted recommendations to G20 leaders for consideration in their global economic policies. Wrage has held numerous committee positions, including Chair of the Anti-Corruption Committee of the ABA’s International Section and Chair of the International Legal Affairs Committee of the Association of Corporate Counsel, and has participated in anti-bribery working groups with the OECD and UN Global Compact. In addition to this, she has won multiple awards including the 2014 Women in Compliance Lifetime Achievement Award for Service to the Compliance Industry. Currently Wrage is the president and founder of TRACE.

She is the author of Bribery and Extortion: Undermining Business, Governments and Security, co-editor of How to Pay a Bribe: Thinking Like a Criminal to Thwart Bribery Schemes and the host of the training DVD Toxic Transactions: Bribery, Extortion and the High Price of Bad Business, produced by NBC. Wrage has written three compliance guidebooks and is a guest blogger for Corporate Counsel. She speaks frequently on topics of international law, anti-corruption initiatives and the hidden costs of corruption.

A passion for fighting corruption
Fraud Magazine | July/August 2016

Jean-François Fortin

Executive Director, Enforcement
Autorité des marches financiers

Jean-François Fortin was appointed Executive Director, Enforcement at the Autorité des marches financiers (AMF) in June 2012. Prior to this appointment, he had held the position of AMF Director, Inspection and Investigations since March 2009.

As Executive Director, Fortin heads a team of more than 160 members tasked with preventing and detecting violations of the laws administered by the AMF, investigating such violations and ensuring the application of penalties. The AMF’s rigorous surveillance and monitoring strengthen investor confidence and market efficiency. Fortin also co-ordinates collaboration with the AMF’s various partners in Québec, across Canada and around the world, including Canadian and foreign securities regulators, police forces, government agencies and ministries.

During the past several years, Fortin has been instrumental in furthering the AMF’s mission of protecting investors. He directed the work leading to the finalization of major files and the development of key initiatives, while fostering communications for the transfer of knowledge among AMF staff. He also played a critical role in implementing a governance model with law enforcement agencies and public prosecutors.

Daniel Tobok

Chief Executive Officer
Cytelligence Inc.

Daniel Tobok is an internationally-recognized cyber security and digital forensics expert as well as a serial entrepreneur who has created and successfully divested a number of cyber security companies.

He has more than 18 years of hands-on experience in all facets of cyber intrusions and hacking incidents as well as forensic digital investigations including investigations of theft of intellectual property; all types of e-lures including phishing, pharming, and spoofing emails; Anton Piller orders; e-discovery to respect the chain of custody in investigations; information technology department and website breaches; investigations of rogue and disgruntled employees and fraud, embezzlement and extortion investigations.

He eats, sleeps, and breathes cyber security. He has personally participated in more than 1,000 computer forensic investigations and more than 800 security audits and risk analysis engagements. Tobok works for and advises executives and corporate counsel at Canada’s top corporations and private companies and has consulted to the private and public sectors in North America and Europe.

Tobok is a tireless educator about the increasing frequency of cyber threats, the threats to business, the loss of privacy and the need for constant vigilance. Reporters, editors and producers have sought his opinion and commentary on security breaches and breaking security stories. He has been interviewed by The Financial Post, The Globe and Mail, The Lawyers Weekly, The Law Times, CTV, CBC, CityTV, and Global Television.

Liseli Pennings, CFE

Deputy Training Director
Association of Certified Fraud Examiners

Liseli Pennings is the Deputy Training Director for the ACFE. She was a Special Agent with the U.S. Treasury Inspector General's Office for Tax Administration (TIGTA) and was previously a career special agent with the State Department’s Diplomatic Security Service. She is a subject matter expert in international investigations and physical security, and was a law enforcement attaché in both Europe and Latin America. Pennings was awarded seven of the U.S. Department of State’s Meritorious Honor Awards, a Superior Honor Award and 4 letters of commendation.

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Discover the skills, knowledge and connections you need to make your fight against fraud more effective. With four tracks of sessions, inspiring keynote speakers and dedicated networking opportunities, the 2016 ACFE Fraud Conference Canada offers the anti-fraud resources you need in one event.

Start planning your conference experience today. Download the brochure (PDF) for a printable version of all the conference details, including agenda, session descriptions, pricing and hotel information.


What Attendees Are Saying

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“It was great being able to sit among CFE colleagues that I met for the first time and able to discuss some of the topics that we attended the previous day and realized how much we learned just from listening to the speakers. Thank you ACFE.” — Joan Chambers

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“As a newly qualified CFE, this was an excellent immersion in the field of fraud and corruption.” — Herminia Bastos, CFE, CPA, CISA

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“I have attended the ACFE conferences for the last four years and have never been disappointed. The topics covered are in line with the ever changing landscape of fraud, whether you work in the private or public sector. Congratulations on another sucessful conference in Canada.” — Chantal Dunn, CFE, CFI


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2016 ACFE Fraud Conference Canada