2018 13th Annual Fraud Summit

We’ve grown! Join us for the 13th Annual Fraud Summit at our new location for 2018, the Curtis Culwell Center in Garland, TX! The Workshops are 8 hours CPE each and the Conference is 8 hours CPE. Discounts are available for the workshops and/or the conference if you register by February 23rd, 2018!

Thursday Workshops- 3/22/2018

Attendees choose one workshop: Price: Individual:  $350 per person ($275 discounted rate by February 23th), Group of 4 or more $250

Getting to the Root of Things – Alexis Bell and Paul Dunlop

Fraud risk management for organizations can be a competitive advantage. Organizations need to not only prevent, detect, and respond to fraud, but they must learn from events. This session will familiarize participants with how organizations can identify control breakdowns, diagnose, and isolate systemic risks that lead to unnecessary losses and impacts.Learning Objectives:

  • Identify and understand concepts of critical thinking and apply them to professional judgment in auditing, accounting and governance situations.
  • Common symptoms / characteristics of fraud
  • Accountability for managers, finance, and audit professionals

No prerequisites required. 8 CPE offered.

Procurement and Contract Fraud – Nick DiMola and Paul Flora:

Review key factors to effectively assess fraud risk within your company, and identify indicators of corruption and fraud in contracts and procurement activities. Learn the importance of having the correct controls, processes and preventative strategies to mitigate the possibility of fraud. This session will also interact with the audience to discuss best practices for preventing, detecting, and investigating contract and procurement fraud.

 No prerequisites required. 8 CPE offered.

Friday Conference-3/23/2018

Price through February 23rd: $275 early registration discount per person. If four or more are registering from the same organization, the price drops to $250 per person! Price from February 23rd to March 16th: $350 per person.

Keynote Speakers:

Alexis Bell: The CEO and founder of Fraud Doctor LLC, Bell helps companies protect themselves from fraud by specializing in international litigation support, antifraud consulting, training, and board advisory. Bell is a current elected member to the international Board of Regents for the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners (ACFE) and appointed board member for the LexisNexis Fraud Defense Network Advisory Board.


Rich Girgenti: More than 40 years of experience as an executive, adviser, director and attorney specializing in fraud and misconduct investigations., fraud risk management, and regulatory compliance and independent integrity monitoring services for the private, public and not-for-profit sectors. Girgenti has held a number of high-level legal and law enforcement positions, serving as New York State Director of Criminal Justice and Commissioner of the Division of Criminal Justice Services and was a veteran prosecutor and senior executive in the Office of the Manhattan District Attorney.


J. Michael Peppers: The IIA’s 2017-2018 Global Chairman of the Board will discuss purpose, service, and impact for the internal audit profession. Peppers currently serves as the Chief Audit Executive (CAE) for The University of Texas System, one of the largest public university systems in the United States.




Registration discount period ends February 23rd and space is limited!





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