Centre for Counter Fraud Studies


Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference 2017

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 2017 conference is to be held on Wednesday 7th June in Portsmouth. This will undoubtedly prove to be a unique event in the calendar of fraud conferences, with a variety of talks being delivered by practitioners, academics and researchers in the field alike.

Presentations are to be given by: -

  • Mr. Azeem Aleem, Director- Advanced Cyber Defense Practice Europe, Middle East and Africa
  • Mr. Mike Betts, Deputy Director, Economic Crime Academy, Economic Crime Directorate, City of London Police
  • Dr. Bina Bhardwa, Research Fellow & Tiggey May, Senior Research Fellow, Institute for Criminal Policy Research, Birkbeck, University of London.
  • Mr. Mark Cheeseman, Deputy Director, Cross Government Fraud and Error Policy. Fraud, Error and Debt Team, Cabinet Office.
  • Dr. Cassandra Cross, Lecturer, School of Justice, Faculty of Law, Queensland University of Technology
  • Mr. Jim Gee, Chair of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies and Partner and Head of Forensic and Counter Fraud Services, Crowe Clark Whitehill and Andy Whittaker, Chair of the Training and Education Committee of the Professional Accreditation Board and Senior Manager at Crowe Clark Whitehill
  • Mr. Gary McManus, Project Genesius, Organised Crime Group, Metropolitan Police
  • Michael Ellis, Chairman, International IP Crime Investigators College

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.

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Dr Martin Tunley Memorial Lecture

In addition to the above, this year we will have the Dr Martin Tunley Memorial Lecture on the evening of 6th June, the evening before the conference, followed by a drinks reception.

Professor Martin Gill from Perpetuity Research International will be delivering a presentation on: 'Fraud: A crime that matters more and more.'

This lecture is free for all to attend and can be booked on Eventbrite

Further information

Should you require any further information please contact either: -

Conference 2017 Programme PDF, 126KB

Counter Fraud and Forensic Accounting Conference 2017 programme


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