Global experts to discuss financial crime and fraud

Fraud and accounting experts from around the world
will be coming to the University of Portsmouth this week for the 9th annual Counter Fraud and
Forensic Accounting Conference
.

The event takes place on Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 in the University’s Portland Building.

Practitioners, academics and researchers will discuss and hear talks on a wide range of topics such as cyber fraud, international fraud and corruption, fraud prevention, forensic accounting, technology and countering fraud, psychology and fraud.

Presentations are to be given by a number of leading
experts in their field including –

  • Jim Gee, Partner and National Head of Forensic Services, Crowe UK LLP
    and Visiting Professor and Chair of the Centre for Counter Fraud Studies at
    University of Portsmouth.
  • Professor Mike Levi, Cardiff University.
  • Professor Martin Gill, Director, Outstanding Security Performance
    Awards (OSPAs).
  • Professor Kelly Richmond Pope, DePaul University in Chicago.
  • Jonathan Gilbert, Post Graduate Research Student School of Social
    Sciences, Cardiff University.
  • Peter Tickner, Director, Peter Tickner Associates Limited.
  • Martina Dove, Freelance Fraud Consultant.
  • Dr Bina Bhardwa, Research Fellow at the Institute for Criminal Policy
    Research (ICPR), Birkbeck, University of London and Tiggey May, also from the
    ICPR.

Professor Lisa Jack from the Faculty of
Business and Law and on the organising committee said: “We are delighted that
we once again have such a strong line-up for the conference. The University of
Portsmouth is uniquely placed to run this conference. The Centre for Counter
Fraud studies is the only one of its type in Europe and we have one of the few
programmes in forensic accounting in Europe. Professor Mark Button of the
Institute of Criminal Justice Studies started the conference in 2011 and it has
gone from strength to strength.”

While the conference is free for current University
of Portsmouth students only, there remains a small charge for non-students
attending.

To book your place, please go to http://www2.port.ac.uk/centre-for-counter-fraud-studies/conference/

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