• 2018 ACFE Call for Speakers


    In our continuing effort to provide the best training events possible to our members and attendees, the ACFE invites experienced anti-fraud professionals and subject-matter experts to submit proposals to speak at future ACFE conferences and webinars. (Conference sessions are either 75 or 80 minutes long; webinars are 100 minutes long.) 

    Proposals submitted for one event can also be considered for another conference or webinar at the discretion of the ACFE and with approval of the speaker. 

    NOTE: Due to the short session duration and the economics of travel, coordination, etc., the ACFE rarely entertains proposals for panels or co-presenters. If necessary, co-presenters should be noted in the proposal in the Abstract section.

    The ACFE is currently accepting or considering proposals for the following events:


    2019 ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East  
    February 2019 (final dates TBD), Abu Dhabi
    Submissions Deadline: October 1, 2018 
    Speaker Notification: December 3, 2018

    2019 ACFE Fraud Conference Europe  
    March 27-29, 2019, Zurich
    Submissions Deadline: October 1, 2018 
    Speaker Notification: January 4, 2018

    2019 ACFE Global Fraud Conference
    June 23-28, 2019, Austin, TX
    Submissions Deadline: November 1, 2018 
    Speaker Notification: Early 2019

    ACFE Webinars
    We are always accepting proposals for webinar presentations.

     
    Selection Criteria
    We look for speakers who: 

    Have substantial topic knowledge (i.e., a subject-matter expert)

    Have experience facilitating a learning environment or speaking to large groups

    Reside, work and have knowledge of the anti-fraud trends in the conference region


    We look for presentations that:

    Clearly apply to the identified target audience

    Provide anti-fraud skills that attendees can "begin to use Monday morning"

    Offer current, practical and innovative content that relates to the anti-fraud profession

    Are based on application-focused learning objectives that can realistically be met in the time allotted

    Provide clear, specific and informative content that directly meets the learning objectives

    Demonstrate measurable impact and results in the fight against fraud


    Other considerations to note:

    Global issues addressing interests of the international community and multinational organizations are valued

    Advanced and intermediate topics are preferred over basic or overview session 

     

    Submission Process

    To submit a proposal, click on the link at the bottom of this page and complete every field on the proposal form. Many more proposals are submitted than can be selected, so it is important that you include all required and relevant information to be properly and fairly considered.

    Shortly after you have submitted a proposal you will receive an email notification with a copy of your proposal confirming receipt by the ACFE. Please check your junk folder if you do not receive confirmation. 


    Speaker Requirements, Guidelines and Agreements
    If selected for one of our events, you will be contacted by the notification date listed above.
    The ACFE requires all accepted speakers to review, sign and return a Speaker Guidelines and Agreement document. Review the Sample Speaker Guidelines from a past Global Fraud Conference

    Speaker Frequently Asked Questions  
    Submit a Proposal  

     

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