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Upcoming 2016 National ACFE Events in New Orleans

Monday, December 7th, 2015

The New Orleans ACFE Chapter is helping to host the following National ACFE training events in New Orleans in January 2016 at the Omni Riverfront. Register for both and save $100! Please click the links below for more information.

Wednesday, January 13, 2016 – 8 CPE Hours – Presentation Skills for Fraud Examiners


Thursday/Friday,  January 14 & 15, 2016 – 16 CPE Hours – Professional Interviewing Skills


Annual Fraud Conference 2015

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Location:  Crowne Plaza Hotel – 2829 Williams Blvd., Kenner, LA  70062
Date & Time:  Friday, October 30th, 2015 – 7:30am – 4:30pm

CPE Credits:
Approved for 8 hours of CPE.
Session 1 will satisfy the National ACFE Annual Ethics requirement in full.

Conference Cost
Members of the New Orleans ACFE Chapter – $185 standard, $155 early bird*
National ACFE Members & Professional Guests – $225 standard, $195 early bird*

Session 1:  Ethics, Continued
Session 2:  Social Media Risk, Reputation & Redemption: What every auditor needs to know
Session 3: Bridging the Gap between Law Enforcement & Private Industry
Session 4:  Cybersecurity: What You Need to Know
Session 5:  Implications of Bitcoin and other Virtual Currencies

Event Information | Register Now

Chapter Luncheon: September 22nd

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Title: Anti Money Laundering in Banking
Speaker: Blake Gable – Capital One, Sr. AML Investigator
Cost: $30.00/LOCAL Chapter members; $35.00/NATIONAL ACFE Members & Professional Guests
CPE: 1.00hr
Date: Tuesday, September 22, 2015
Time: Lunch served at 11:45am, Speaker at Noon
Place: Herbsaint – 701 St Charles Ave, New Orleans, LA


Free One-Day Training: Targeting Investment Fraud for Law Enforcement

Tuesday, October 14th, 2014
The National White Collar Crime Center is hosting a free one-day training in Baton Rouge on Targeting Investment Fraud for Law Enforcement. Click the link below for more information.
Thursday November 13th 8:00 A.M.
Louisiana State Police Training
Independence Boulevard
Baton Rouge

Sept. 23rd Chapter Luncheon

Friday, September 5th, 2014

Title: “Overview of the Updated COSO Fraud Risk Assessment Requirements”
Speaker: Andrew Goodwin, CPA, CFE
Cost: $30.00/LOCAL Chapter members; $35.00/NATIONAL ACFE Members & Professional Guests
CPE: 1.00hr
Date: Tuesday, September 23rd
Time: Lunch served at 11:45am, Speaker at Noon
Place:  Zea’s Rotisserie & Grill, 1525 St. Charles Avenue


2014 Annual Fraud Conference!

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The Chapter is happy to open registration for our 2014 Annual Fraud Conference!  The event will be Friday, November 7th at the Crowne Plaza in Kenner, LA.

Session Topics:

Session 1:  “The Past, Present and Future of Forensic Accounting”
Speaker:  Tim Louwers, Ph.D.,CPA,CISA,CFF, Jackson E. Ramsey Centennial Chair in Business at James Madison University

Session 2: How Ethical Reasoning Can Prevent or Mitigate Fraud”
Speaker:  Bill Hawk, Professor of Philosophy and Chair of JMU’s Madison Collaborative for Ethical Reasoning at James Madison University

Session 3: “Current Frauds & Schemes Trending in the New Orleans Metro Area”
Speaker:  Detective Stefan Montgomery, St. Tammany Parish Sheriff’s Office, Investigations West/Financial Crimes, New Orleans ACFE Chapter Member

Session 4:  “Malware and Its Impact on Forensics and Auditing”
Speaker:  Golden Richard III, Ph.D., Professor of Computer Science at the University of New Orleans, GIAC/GCFA Gold Certified Digital Forensics Investigator, Director of Greater New Orleans Center for Information Assurance (GNOCIA)


LAFFIA 2014 Conference

Friday, April 11th, 2014

The Louisiana Forgery and Fraud Investigators Association is holding their 2014 Conference in Ruston, LA April 29th-May 2nd.

Full details are in the links below.

LAFFIA 2014 Conference General Information

2014 LAFFIA Conference Itinerary and Training

LaffiaPre-Reg Form 2014

Why Become a Member of LAFFIA

Governmental Accounting CPE Training

Wednesday, April 9th, 2014

Please see the linked announcement for the New Orleans Chapter of the Association of Government Accountants 2014 Professional Development Training – “Paths to Achieve Maximum Government Transparency”.

Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 8am-4:30pm

The Privateer Room at UNO

7 hours of CPE

Special ACFE member rate expires Friday, April 11th.

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2013 Annual Fraud Conference

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

The New Orleans ACFE Chapter is happy to announce registration is now open for our Annual Fraud Conference!  Our event will be held at the Crowne Plaza – New Orleans Airport on November 8th, 2013.  Local Chapter Members get a 20% discount AND one of the courses will satisfy the Annual Ethics requirement.  Click here for MORE INFORMATION.

National ACFE Event Announced!

Saturday, October 12th, 2013

The Chapter was recently asked to help host a National ACFE Event here in New Orleans!  “Conducting Internal Investigations” will be a two-day seminar presented at the Downtown Marriott in New Orleans on February 3rd & 4th, 2014.  Visit the National ACFE site for more information and to register.  Click here for MORE INFORMATION.

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