Centre for Counter Fraud Studies

Counter Fraud Conference

The 8th Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference, Wednesday 6th June 2018

Centre for Counter Fraud Studies Conference (CCFS)/Portsmouth Business School Accounting Group (PBSAG)

The CCFS and PBSAG of the University of Portsmouth are pleased to announce the 2018 conference is to be held on Wednesday 6th June in Portsmouth. We are confident this 8th annual event will prove to be another success, with a variety of talks being delivered by practitioners, academics and researchers in the field alike.

Presentations are to be given by: -

  • Dr Rick Muir, Director of the Police Foundation
  • Ron McNaughton, Head of Food Crime and Incidents, Scottish Food Crime and Incidents Unit, Food Standards Scotland
  • Simon Scales, K2 Intelligence
  • Jim Gee, Chair of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies & Partner and Head of Counter Fraud Services, Crowe CW
  • Mark Cheeseman, Deputy Director, Cross Government Fraud and Error Policy. Fraud, Error and Debt Team, Cabinet Office
  • Mr. Mike Betts, Deputy Director, Economic Crime Academy, Economic Crime Directorate, City of London Police
  • Laura Blakeborough, Organised and Cyber Crime Research and Analysis, Home Office
  • Nicki Deeson, International Finance Director, Amnesty International
  • D.I.Brian Faint, Cheshire Constabulary

Download a full list of speakers: Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference Programme 2018

Book your place

Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference

The fee for the Annual Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference is £75 and free for current University of Portsmouth students.

Please note: If your paper has been accepted for the conference you will not have to pay the conference fee, however, a small charge remains in place for non-students. Furthermore, while the conference is free for current University of Portsmouth students, a place must still be booked via the 'online booking facility' which is available on this page.

Further information

In the meantime, should you require any further information please contact either Mr. Dean Blackbourn, Senior Lecturer in Counter Fraud Studies, or Miss Juliet Hasker, Projects Administrator.

Opportunities for Sponsorship

There will be opportunities for sponsorship of the conference and for stalls at the conference venue. Again if you are interested please contact: mark.button@port.ac.uk

Public Lecture

On the evening before the main conference, there will be a public lecture by Commander David Clark from the City of London Police, reflecting upon 25 years of policing fraud as part of the ICJS 25 year celebrations. The lecture will commence at 6 pm on the 5th of June in the main lecture theatre in Richmond building. This lecture is FREE to all, not just attendees to the conference, but places must be booked.

Book your place: 25 Years of Policing Fraud