Virtual Seminar

ACFE Research Institute Annual Meeting

  • Jun 27, 2024 9:00 a.m.
  • Pacific Standard Time (PST)
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This event will be available online and in-person. Learn more about the in-person option.

This 1-day meeting of the ACFE Research Institute (ARI) will focus on cutting-edge research on the detection, deterrence and investigation of fraud and corruption.

Open to academic researchers, anti-fraud practitioners, representatives of government agencies with anti-fraud responsibilities, and anyone else with an interest in fraud research, this meeting will provide a forum where attendees will learn about emerging anti-fraud research, hear proposals for new studies and network with other anti-fraud experts.

*A discounted rate of $125 is available to ACFE Educator Members and Student Members. To obtain the educator or student discount, please contact a Member Service Representative for assistance through chat or by calling 1 (800) 245-3321.

About the ACFE Research Institute

The goal of the ARI is to bring together top researchers, anti-fraud practitioners, and government agencies to share knowledge, generate new ideas, and contribute to the established body of knowledge in the anti-fraud profession. ARI studies are approved with a goal of developing research that yields practical insights, useful information and new tools for anti-fraud practitioners. The ARI operates under the direction of the ACFE Foundation, whose mission is to increase the body of anti-fraud knowledge. 



You Will Learn How To:

Examine the latest academic research on fraud and corruption.

Review proposals from researchers on new areas of study.

Collaborate with researchers, practitioners and government officials.

Reduce the risk of vendor fraud.

CPE Information

CPE Credit: 6.8
Advanced Preparation: None
Delivery Method: Group Internet Based

Credit by Field of Study

Specialized Knowledge: 6.8

Registration & Fees

Registration Fee:

Educator/Student: $125

Non Educator/Student: $175

*A discounted rate of $125 is available to ACFE Educator Members and Student Members. To obtain the educator or student discount, please contact a Member Service Representative for assistance through chat or by calling 1 (800) 245-3321.

Course Outline

  • 9:00 – 10:10 a.m. Research Session 1

    • Final Research Report: A Machine Learning and Natural Language Processing Framework for Fraud Risk Assessment
    • Final Research Report: Consequences of Remote Work in the COVID Era

  • 10:25 – 11:45 a.m. Research Session 2

    • Final Research Report: Detecting Cross-Country Money Laundering Transactions Using Machine Learning
    • Final Research Report: Best Practices Guide for the Justice for Fraud Victims Project
    • Grant Proposal: An Examination of Audit During Corporate Misconduct

  • 1:20 – 2:20 p.m. Research Session 3

    • Grant Proposal: A Novel Framework for the International Non-Governmental Organization (INGO) Sector to Prevent Accounting Fraud Holistically – An International Empirical Comparative Study
    • Grant Proposal: Occupational Fraud Awareness and GPT-4: Preparing the Next Generation of Examiners
    • Grant Proposal: Developing Corporate Liability Prevention Program Among Publicly Listed Companies: An Initiative Towards Zero Corruption

  • 2:35 – 3:45 p.m. Research Session 4

    • Grant Proposal: Evidence-Based Prevention and Detection Methods for Supply Chain Fraud
    • Grant Proposal: Facilitating Collaboration Between Current and Future Anti-fraud Professionals Through the Justice for Fraud Victims Project
    • Grant Proposal: Professional Skepticism in Audit Practice: A Social Value Judgment Perspective


Event Cancellation Policy

Our cancellation policy is intended to keep costs low for attendees. Due to financial obligations incurred by ACFE, Inc. you must cancel your registration prior to the start of the event. Cancellations received less than 14 calendar days prior to an event start date are subject to a $100 administrative fee. No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations received on or after the start date of the event. Those who do not cancel and do not attend are responsible for the full registration fee. Should an event be cancelled or postponed by the ACFE due to unforeseen circumstances, ACFE will process a full refund of registration fees within 30 days of such circumstances becoming known. ACFE will attempt to notify affected customers by phone and email after it determines cancellation is necessary.

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