7th Annual Fraud and Forensic Accounting Education Conference
Join us for the 7th Annual Fraud & Forensic Accounting Education Conference at the JW Marriott Hotel in Atlanta on May 16-18, 2013. Be sure to check back frequently for more updates.
Some of the nation’s top forensic accountants will share critical information at the upcoming Fraud & Forensic Accounting Education Conference May 16 to 18 in Atlanta. Attendees will get the chance to hear investigators for the Securities and Exchange Commission, FBI and Public Company Accounting Oversight Board share new information on topics critical to white collar crime investigations.
Confirmed keynote speakers include:
- Howard Scheck, Chief Accountant for the SEC’s Enforcement Division
- Vic Hartman, Chief Division Counsel, of the FBI’s Atlanta Bureau
- Jerry Decker, Deputy Director of Enforcement & Investigations for the PCAOB
Other influential speakers who will share knowledge and insights include Barry Hensley, Vice President of SecureWorks’ Counter Threat Unit; Guy Gebhardt, Acting U. S. Bankruptcy Trustee for the Northern District of Georgia; Pat Huddleston, SEC Senior Trial Counsel; Laurie Dyke, founder and Managing Partner of IAG Forensics; Thomson Reuters investigative reporter Brian Grow; and influential blogger Francine McKenna.
This year’s conference will offer information on new threats and developing trends facing businesses of all sizes.
- Technology-related topics include using data analytics to fight crime, hacking and cyber threats facing both internal computer systems and mobile devices, cloud computing risks and the explosion of abuse in tax e-filing.
- International topics include the Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA), as well as global plagiarism schemes.
- New fraud trends in real estate financing, bankruptcy filings and intellectual property will be covered.
- Speakers will also share critical information on the basics – including forensic accounting techniques for internal and external auditors, the obligations of external auditors, ethics and professional standards, the role of the audit committee, corporate governance, legal tactics, and educating the forensic accountants of the future.
The conference is designed for internal auditors, certified fraud examiners (CFE), certified information systems auditors (CISA), CPAs, civil and criminal attorneys, business executives and college professors.
Approximately 20 CPE hours are available.