• 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. In light of the current COVID-19 pandemic, we have moved some conferences to a virtual platform. There is the potential that our remaining scheduled conferences in 2020 or 2021 could move to a virtual platform as well. If selected, all speakers will receive training and assistance to move to a virtual session.


    NOTE: Due to the short session duration and the economics of travel and coordination, 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: 

    2021 ACFE Fraud Conference Middle East
    Spring 2021
    Dates and location to be determined

    2021 ACFE Fraud Conference Europe
    Spring 2021
    Dates to be determined  
    Location: Virtual

    32nd Annual ACFE Global Fraud Conference 
    June 21-23, 2021
    Location: Virtual

    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 giving dynamic, engaging presentations and facilitating learning environments

    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

    The ACFE has launched a new speaker proposal process. To submit a proposal, click on the link at the bottom of this page.   If you do not have an ACFE account, you will be asked to create one to proceed. When you have logged in to the portal, you may review your contact information and then select the “Submit Proposals” tab. Using the “Submit New Proposal” button, you can complete the proposal application.

    Please review your proposal carefully as the form may only be submitted once per proposal topic. You can review, but not edit, your proposals once you submit them. 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.


    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 and electronically sign a Speaker Guidelines and Agreement in our speaker portal. Selected speakers will also be required to submit additional items such as: Speaker Bio, Speaker Head-shot and PowerPoint presentation.


    Speaker Frequently Asked Questions

    Submit a Proposal